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efrains
"Nothing"
ahmedt
"cheap rental"
eugenec
"Cold summers"
dgg1997
"Needs more sidewalks"

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BellaElla
5/5 rating details
  • Childcare 3/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Schools 3/5

"Up and Coming is an Understatement...Young Professionals Dream Neigborhood"

For all you skeptics who think the worst of "Southie" this one's for you...

When I first started looking into apartment options in Boston I immediately ruled South Boston out. I heard the neighborhood was "up and coming" and "full of young professionals" but I honestly didn't believe it. All I could think of was drunk kids who think every day is St. Patrick's Day. I looked into Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Bay Village, and the South End & told my Realtor to NOT include any South Boston options. Whe... Full review
Pros
  • Very Young Neighborhood
  • Pedestrian & Pet Friendly
  • Numerous restaurants & bars
Cons
  • Parking Spots are Few and Far Between
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Beach Lovers
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