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Victorian homes perched along sidewalks that frame narrow streets flanked with trees, a historic downtown shopping district, and gorgeous parks help define West Roxbury. This Boston neighborhood is on the southwest side of Downtown. Dating back to 1630, West Roxbury began as a farming area and was part of Roxbury. During the 1840s, a utopian experiment was set up in West Roxbury called Brook Farm. This communal society was frequently visited by celebrities like author Nathaniel Hawthorne, who wrote a book about his stay in the community. By 1944, the utopian experiment was over. In 1851, West Roxbury became its own town -- but not for long. Boston annexed the town in 1874.

West Roxbury's long and fascinating history is evident in its architecture and its historic sites. Brook Farm's original 179 acres in now a National Historic Landmark and an ideal hiking and picnicking spot. The vast Millennium Park is attached to Brook Farm and includes six miles of hiking trails, a canoe launch, great views of the Boston skyline, and picnic areas. West Roxbury apartments are ideal for commuters, situated just eight miles southwest of Downtown Boston, with a ride on the MBTA Needham Line taking less than 20 minutes.

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Rent Trends

As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in West Roxbury, MA is $1,362 for a studio, $1,703 for one bedroom, $1,980 for two bedrooms, and $4,200 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in West Roxbury has increased by 4.2% in the past year.

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Avg Sq Ft
Avg Rent
Studio
420
$1,362
1 BR
718
$1,703
2 BR
940
$1,980
3 BR
1,560
$4,200
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Avg Rent

Ratings

73 Walk Score® Very Walkable
46 Transit Score® Some Transit
52 Bike Score® Bikeable

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Ridgecrest Village
5120 Washington St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
New
$1,950 - 2,290 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
866-202-2396
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63 Johnson St Unit 1
Boston, MA 02132
$3,000 Condo for Rent Available Now
844-323-4566
1 day
60 Addington Rd
Boston, MA 02132
$2,700 House for Rent Available 09/01/17
857-273-0291
4 days
63 Johnson St
Boston, MA 02132
$3,000 House for Rent Available 09/15/17
855-998-7281
1799 Centre St
1799 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
$1,350 - 1,875 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
2 hrs
14 Cypress St
Boston, MA 02132
$3,300 Condo for Rent Available Now
7 hrs
57 Farragut St
Boston, MA 02132
$2,500 Condo for Rent Available Now
8 hrs

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