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Worcester is teeming with art and culture – just an hour from Boston!
The city of Worcester is situated at the center of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, roughly 50 miles west of Boston. Home to nine college and universities, Worcester is teeming with student housing and short-term rentals, just minutes from culture and arts attractions like the Worcester Museum of Art, the Hanover Theatre and Conservatory, and the pure acoustic sounds of Mechanics Hall.
Worcester also offers much to delight any history buff, including the American Antiquarian Society research library, Bancroft Tower at Salisbury Park, and the Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For lush greenery, abundant florals, and outdoor recreation facilities, residents enjoy their time at Elm Park and Green Hill Park. The interactive and ecological exhibits at EcoTarium are fun for the whole family, especially the planetarium and treetop trails. Artisan and antique finds are sold every Saturday morning at Canal District Farmers Market.
Boston is approximately a one-hour drive from Worcester, giving residents the convenience of weekend trips to the Boston Harbor. Residents living in Worcester are comforted by the proximity to the rail line at Worcester Station, the regional airport, Interstate 90, and Interstate 290.
As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Worcester, MA is $991 for a studio, $1,188 for one bedroom, $1,412 for two bedrooms, and $1,504 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Worcester has increased by 2.8% in the past year.
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Living in Worcester
Worcester lies right off of I-90, the Massachusetts Turnpike, a toll road that connects the Berkshires with Boston. Route 9, a two-lane highway, also passes through Worcester and connects with downtown Boston. Many smaller routes connect Worcester with neighboring towns, making it easy to commute to work or go shopping in nearby cities. The Worcester Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation around Worcester and 36 other central Massachusetts communities using buses. The WRTA has a real-time app that allows riders to check schedules, service delays, and routes from their smartphones. Downtown Worcester's Union Station provides both local commuter rail transportation into Boston on the MBTA Worcester Line and interstate Amtrak train transit. Union Station is also a hub for buses and taxi service within Worcester.
Worcester's restaurant scene is terrific and diverse. Once you've selected your Worcester rental and you've settled in, treat yourself to Italian cuisine at Peppercorns, upscale Mexican cuisine at Mezcal Tequila Cantina, or enjoy some tapas at Bocado Tapas Bar. After dinner, catch a musical performance at Mechanics Hall, the DCU Center, or at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Or let your eyes have feast of their own at the Worcester Art Museum.
Worcester offers a blend of independent retailers and chain stores. The latter are found along Route 9 and in the Greendale Mall, and hold just about anything you would need to add to your wardrobe or decorate your new Worcester apartment. The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley, in neighboring Millbury, provide access to additional retail stores. Downtown, shopping is concentrated along Main Street, Green Street, and Park Avenue. You'll find a range of consignment and vintage shops, specialty shops, clothing stores, and entertainment shops.
Eastview Apartments61 Frank St, Worcester, MA 01604$750 - 975 Studio - 1 Bed Not Available844-806-3210
Colton Apartments590 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608$995 Studio Available Now508-948-0130
Lincoln Village37 Pleasant Valley Dr, Worcester, MA 01605$905 1 Bed Available Soon844-783-2339
132 Coburn Ave Unit 2Worcester, MA 01604$975 1 Bed Available Now774-345-9436
70 Southbridge St Unit 450Worcester, MA 01608$960 Condo for Rent Available 11/30/18781-684-9752|
16 Boardman St Unit BWorcester, MA 01606$925 2 Bed Available 10/25/18774-345-3999|
379 Main St Unit 00Worcester, MA 01608$975 Studio Available 12/31/18
6 Jay St Unit 2Worcester, MA 01607$975 2 Bed Available 11/01/18
67 Austin St Unit 1Worcester, MA 01609$900 1 Bed Available NowNew
15 Lee St Unit 3Worcester, MA 01602$900 1 Bed Available Now1 day
54 Providence StWorcester, MA 01604$975 Condo for Rent Available NowNew
5 Poniken RdWorcester, MA 01606$1,000 House for Rent Available NowNew
Odd Fellows Lofts Apartments674 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610$900 - 1,000 2 Bed Available Now2 wks
200 Vernon Street Apartments200 Vernon St, Worcester, MA 01607$900 1 Bed Available 11/30/182 wks
Dillon Heights Apartments21 Dillon St, Worcester, MA 01604$840 1 Bed Available 11/01/182 wks
50 Baker Ave Unit 3Shrewsbury, MA 01545$900 1 Bed Available Now1 day
COHASSET PLACE194 Cohasset St, Worcester, MA 01604No Availability 1 hr
Aurora Apartments660 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610No Availability 2 wks
Whitmarsh Apartments14-22 Whitmarsh Ave, Worcester, MA 01606No Availability 2 wks
30 Cedar StWorcester, MA 01609No Availability 2 wks
16-20 Svea StWorcester, MA 01607No Availability 2 wks
80-86 Seymour StWorcester, MA 01610No Availability 2 wks
21 Dayton StWorcester, MA 01609No Availability 2 wks
46-48 Edgeworth StWorcester, MA 01605No Availability 2 wks
44 Byron StWorcester, MA 01606No Availability 2 wks
Apartments for Rent Under $1,000 in Worcester, MA
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