5 Essex St, Somerville, MA 02145
5 Essex St, Somerville, MA 02145
5 Essex St, Somerville, MA 02145
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5 Essex St
Somerville, MA 02145

Winter Hill

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Description

Three-bedroom apartment spanning the top two floors of a classic Somerville duplex. High ceilings and hardwood flooring throughout. Two full, renovated bathrooms and a fully-applianced eat-in kitchen. Three full bedrooms plus a bonus room, perfect for a home office or guest bedroom.
Cat-friendly, with heat & hot water included. Laundry in basement and a shared yard with a grill. Tandem parking for up to two cars.
Located a quiet residential street in Winter Hill, between Union and Assembly Square and a few blocks from Foss Park. Easy access to Tufts, McGrath Highway, Rt 28, and I-93.

Bedroom dimensions:
a) 14' x 14'
b) 10' x 12'
c) 12' x 12'
Bonus room: 12' x 12'
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Details for 5 Essex St

Utilities Included
Contact Manager
Parking
Contact Manager
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Contact Manager
Laundry
Yes
Pets Allowed
Yes

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Other, Gas
Appliances & Utilities
DishwasherDisposalLaundry Facilities
Fireplace & Spa
Fireplace
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Floors: Hardwood

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1900
Property Type / Style
Property Type: Apartment

Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Deck
Parking & Garage
Assigned Parking SpaceParking: Off Street,

Lot Information

Lot Size: 3,049 sqft

Rental

Cats allowed

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Affordability

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For this property
$118,800 PER YEAR
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Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about Winter Hill

At least 96 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 93%
    It's dog friendly
  • 93%
    There are sidewalks
  • 87%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 74%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 68%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 64%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 63%
    Parking is easy
  • 63%
    Kids play outside
  • 63%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 56%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 47%
    It's quiet
  • 45%
    Car is needed
  • 41%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 41%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 35%
    There's wildlife
  • 32%
    There are community events
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  • Trulia User
    "Somerville recently has prioritized building great new parks with playgrounds and currently is upgrading schoolyards, making this a great city for families with young kids."
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  • Trulia User
    "Lots of places to walk nearby, parks, paths, etc. People do drive fast however so make sure to keep your dog on the leash "
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  • Trulia User
    "People walk around with their dogs all the time and it feels good to go out in a friendly neighborhood "
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  • Trulia User
    "i have lived here for almost 2 years and my child goes to school in the neighborhood, it's a quiet and secure place."
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  • Trulia User
    "I have been living here for the past 7 years and I love it. Though buying in this neighborhood might not be ideal due to prices, renting is definitely worth it "
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  • Trulia User
    "Winter Hill is a secure and very peaceful area, MTBA service is good, it's great for family to live. "
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  • Trulia User
    "City life with old school character Everything is walkable but you’re also only moments from the highway"
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  • Trulia User
    "is a safe place to live. Children can go to the park, recently i lost my purse and guest what? Someone sent it back to me in my mail box."
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  • Trulia User
    "There is an elementary school with a fantastic 3 level playground. A park with a community pool nearby. Somerville High is in walking distance."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s not unique. Winter Hill is the least developed neighborhood in Somerville. There are a couple of pizza places, a liquor store, Walgreens and a couple of banks. After 7pm, no one is out. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I do not use public transportation. I drive or take uber's because the public transportation is not convenient for my commute or access to areas of the city I go after work"
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  • Trulia User
    "Fluff festival, Porchfest, assembly row movie nights and other random things throughout the year. That’s it for now. Enjoy your search."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are lots of playgrounds all within walking distance and a lot of them have been newly renovated."
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  • Trulia User
    "Nice mix of longtime residents and new families and students. Safe, friendly and new restaurants, cafes."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are many parks to walk to for children and an MDC pool park for children and teens/adults. Is a pretty safe neighborhood. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Winter Hill has been in movies. It is a safe place for children. The parks are nice."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are lots of dog parks around the area."
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  • Trulia User
    "The schools are great. Parks are all nice. Safe place to raise kids."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are several bus lines which make commuting easy."
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  • Trulia User
    "This neighborhood is up and coming, with a lot of character and diversity. You can get anywhere in Boston or out from here super easily."
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  • Trulia User
    "Great atmosphere. And the people are diverse. You really feel together with everyone."
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  • Trulia User
    "They would love the neighborhood -- very dog friendly."
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  • Trulia User
    "Good neighborhood and school district. Safe for the kids to play and enjoy the area."
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  • Trulia User
    "Very easy commute. Everything is within walking distance."
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  • Trulia User
    "Historic houses lovingly renovated by owners. Combination of ethnic groups: Latinos, Brazilians, Asian, Americans. Small and large parks. Great schools. Interesting restaurants."
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  • Trulia User
    "A lot of cats. A lot of cars. Many other like-minded dog owners to talk to when walking canine companions."
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  • Trulia User
    "Own city outside Boston easily can walk around no need for a car. Assembly Row keeps on adding new stores everytime I check. "
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  • Trulia User
    "The stores, the cars, the people -- everything about this place called Winter Hill is amazing."
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  • Trulia User
    "They can walk their dogs and there is a park."
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  • Trulia User
    "Train and bus are a good commute in this area, especially if you don't have a car."
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  • Trulia User
    "It's a great place to live. Handy to all major routes. Great walking too."
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  • Trulia User
    "Too hilly but some level places for dog walking."
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  • Trulia User
    "Easy, but some traffic. It's not too bad."
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  • Trulia User
    "Friendly neighbors, with a mix of young professionals and families. Walking and biking distance to many locations, including restaurants, library, city hall, and grocery stores. "
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  • Trulia User
    "People are friendly and for the most part mind their business and respect personal space. It’s diverse with no violence. Close access to anything i need (conv store, grocery, gas, park, etc."
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Local Legal Protections

LGBT • Housing Voucher • Source of Income
LGBT Legal Protections updated by Movement Advancement Project
5 Essex St, Somerville, MA is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,200 sqft apartment built in 1900. 5 Essex St is located in Winter Hill, Somerville. 5 Essex St was listed for rent for $3,300/month on Sep 16, 2021. This property is pet friendly.