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Seven miles north of Boston, in the triangle forged by U.S. 1, I-93, and I-95, sits Melrose. Families flock to Melrose because of the serene landscape and proximity to city livelihood. A walkable suburb with plenty of amenities to choose from, Melrose also has a widely used public transportation system that includes access to MBTA Commuter Rail Stations and subway stations.

If you choose to rent in Melrose, you will have your pick of walking trails at parks and ponds to stroll through. Popular choices include Ell Pond and Pine Banks Park. You can play golf at Bellevue Golf Club as well as Mount Hood Memorial Park and Golf Course.

Downtown Melrose, known for its Victorian architecture, is an astute location for the annual Melrose Victorian Fair. A community staple, the Melrose Victorian Fair attracts thousands to the day-long event every year.


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As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Melrose, MA is $1,557 for a studio, $2,056 for one bedroom, $2,430 for two bedrooms, and $3,590 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Melrose has increased by 3.0% in the past year.

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75 Walk Score® Very Walkable
51 Transit Score® Good Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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Melrose Pet Friendly Apartments for Rent

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2 Washington
2 Washington St, Melrose, MA 02176
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4 days
$2,695 - 3,225 1-2 Bed Available Now
Windsor at Oak Grove
12 Island Hill Ave, Melrose, MA 02176
$2,090 - 4,410 1-2 Bed Available Now
2 Washington
32 min
Jack Flats
1000 Stone Pl, Melrose, MA
$1,784 - 6,249 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
Fuller House
99 Cottage St, Melrose, MA 02176
No Availability 2 wks

Pet Friendly Apartments for Rent in Melrose, MA

Everyone knows that pets are part of the family, and their needs are important too. That’s why you want to find pet friendly apartments for rent in Melrose, MA. Whether you’ve got a feline friend or you’re more of a dog person, you’ll find a pet friendly home for you and your menagerie at You’re definitely not barking up the wrong tree here – has the most extensive inventory of any apartment search site, so you shouldn’t have trouble sniffing out the perfect pet friendly apartment in Melrose from among over 149 thousand currently available apartments for rent. Find out verified information on neighborhoods, schools, nearby transit, and more by clicking on any of these 79 pet friendly rentals near you. You can also check out the pet policy, weight limit, and any pet deposits or fees. Don’t forget to take a look at photos and floor plans so you can start planning where to put the dog and cat beds in your new home. Let help you find your next Melrose pet friendly home so you can focus on enjoying time with your furry (and feathery) friends.

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