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Watertown

A small-town feel on the west side of Boston.

  • Commuter
  • College
  • Bicycling
  • Bicycle-Friendly

Just west of the Harvard University campus along the Charles River, Watertown is only six miles from downtown Boston, making it a great rental option for commuters. In addition to Harvard, living in Watertown puts you just a few minutes away from Perkins School for the Blind, Boston College, Bentley University, Brandeis University, MIT, and Tufts University, making it a practical option for faculty, staff, and students to live.

Outdoor recreation is easily accessible, with multiple golf courses and several parks scattered around the city. Bike paths around the city make it easy for cyclists to get around town as well. The Arsenal Project on the southeast side of town is a popular shopping destination for people all around the Boston area.

Rent Trends

As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Watertown, MA is $2,081 for a studio, $2,436 for one bedroom, $3,027 for two bedrooms, and $4,096 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Watertown has increased by 3.3% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 601 $2,081
1 BR 874 $2,436
2 BR 1,153 $3,027
3 BR 1,482 $4,096

Ratings

76 Walk Score® Very Walkable
49 Transit Score® Some Transit
79 Bike Score® Very Bikeable

Top 10 Apartments in Watertown

  1. Elan Union Market, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,800 - 4,650
  2. Whitney Towers, 1-2 Bed, $2,150 - 2,400
  3. Currents on Charles, Studio - 3 Bed, $2,031 - 5,092
  4. Lantera at Boston Landing, Studio - 3 Bed, $2,291 - 7,520
  5. Parkside Place, 1-3 Bed, $2,559 - 4,675
  6. Watertown Mews, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,484 - 4,996
  7. Gables Arsenal Street, 1-3 Bed, $2,320 - 5,990
  8. Riverbend on the Charles, Studio - 2 Bed, $2,134 - 4,600
  9. Riverpark Lofts, Studio - 3 Bed, $2,100 - 4,650
  10. Hamilton Place, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,700 - 2,350

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  • Elan Union Market
    130 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472
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    1 day
    $1,800 - 4,650 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    617-299-8948
  • Whitney Towers
    275 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472
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    2 wks
    $2,150 - 2,400 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-885-6747
  • Currents on Charles
    36 River St, Waltham, MA 02453
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    1 day
    $2,031 - 5,092 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    888-256-4509
  • Lantera at Boston Landing
    125 Guest St, Boston, MA 02135
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    1 day
    $2,291 - 7,520 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    617-586-0687
  • Parkside Place
    700 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
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    $2,559 - 4,675 1-3 Bed Available Now
    888-455-5681
  • Watertown Mews
    1 Repton Pl, Watertown, MA 02472
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    1 day
    $1,484 - 4,996 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    877-388-3950
  • Gables Arsenal Street
    202-204 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472
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    $2,320 - 5,990 1-3 Bed Available Now
    855-260-2513
  • Riverbend on the Charles
    270 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472
    1 day
    $2,134 - 4,600 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    866-606-0243
  • Riverpark Lofts
    60 Howard St, Watertown, MA 02472
    New
    $2,100 - 4,650 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    844-666-9416
  • 2 wks
    Hamilton Place
    233-255 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472
    $1,700 - 2,350 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    617-600-6915
  • 2 hrs
    11 Paul St Unit 2
    Watertown, MA 02472
    $2,200 2 Bed Available Now
    888-645-2167
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  • 2 hrs
    9 Paul St Unit 2
    Watertown, MA 02472
    $2,400 3 Bed Available Now
    339-600-7053
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  • 3 hrs
    35 George St
    Watertown, MA 02472
    $3,800 House for Rent Available Now
    843-654-4047
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