Priced out of Boston, many buyers are looking to places outside the city like Medford, and agents find that sections of the community, particularly near Tufts University, are positioned to launch in the next few years as hot real estate markets.
We found five rentals in a range of rates to give you a taste of Medford living without the commitment. Check them out:
45 Newbern Ave.
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath
1,000 square feet
This second-floor apartment offers a living room, a dining room with a built-in hutch, an eat-in kitchen, and an in-unit laundry setup. The unit is less than a 20-minute walk to Tufts, according to Google Maps. It also features a patio and deck.
244 Main St.
2 bedrooms, 2 full baths
1,093 square feet
This condo, on the first floor of a four-year-old building, offers combined living and dining areas, a kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, and an in-unit laundry setup. The living area and master bedroom have sliders to private patios. The unit comes with central air conditioning, basement storage, and two parking spots. It’s about a 15-minute walk to Tufts, according to Google Maps — even less if the athletic fields are your destination.
56 Bowdoin St.
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths
2,000 square feet
This updated two-level apartment features hardwood floors throughout, an eat-in kitchen, a living and dining area, and, on the third floor, a family room and a master suite. The unit offers a laundry setup off the kitchen. The apartment also has on-street permit parking, and it’s one street away from the athletic fields at Tufts. Tenants will need to help with snow removal.
26 Lewis St.
3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath
2,636 square feet
This remodeled single-family home has a finished lower-level suite, a jetted tub, and an in-ground pool in the fenced-in yard. The kitchen is big enough for a table for six, and a washer and dryer are also included with the rental. The home has hardwood flooring throughout. The property is a short hop to Interstate 93.
100 Station Landing
2 bedrooms, 2 full baths
1,291 square feet
This seventh-floor unit at Station Landing features an open layout and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops. There is an in-unit laundry setup and a balcony overlooking the marina. The apartment also offers covered parking. Other building amenities include concierge service, a gym, a great room with a gas fireplace, a kitchenette, and a patio. The building is a half mile from Wellington Station on the Orange Line.