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Five Apartments for Rent with In-Building Elevators

Moving day with a third-floor unit? No problem for these elevator-equipped buildings.


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Apartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This round, it’s places with in-building elevators—because a fourth floor walk-up is less than ideal when moving day rolls around.

Below, peruse five apartments for rent in Boston with in-building elevator access.

481 Beacon St. #2A, Back Bay
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $3,000 per month

Decorative fireplaces in the kitchen and living room set this front-facing two-bed apart. Both bedrooms are spacious, and in one, a chandelier hangs from the ceiling and chair rail molding runs along the walls. Bay windows and built-in shelving easily harmonize with newer renovations such as light wood custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.

1152 Commonwealth Ave., Allston
Bedrooms: Studio
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

Though Comm. Ave. is one of Boston’s priciest streets to live on, this cozy studio teeters near the Allston-Brookline border, and you can land it for $1,600. Considering its separate galley kitchen, on-site laundry and building elevator, and location right on the B Line, that’s not too shabby.

195 Binney St. #1402, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $4,750 per month

Situated just a third mile from the Red Line in Kendall Square, this pet-friendly apartment offers plenty of options for walkers, too: Stroll down Mass. Ave. in Central Square, over the nearby Longfellow Bridge into Beacon Hill, or head east toward Lechmere to pay a visit to the Cambridgeside Galleria or Museum of Science. Plus, this place comes fully furnished, and the building amenities include an elevator, gym, laundry, and courtyard.

6 Banton St., Dorchester
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,400 per month

Equipped with an elevator, an open floor plan, and ample on-street parking, moving into this unit should be a breeze. Inside, sky blues walls and hardwood floors marry to create a fresh and bright space. The Dorchester dwelling also offers central air and heat, plentiful closet space, and a private balcony.

205 Beacon St. #8, Back Bay
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,450 per month

Located on a quintessential Back Bay corner at the corner of Beacon and Clarendon, this one bed was recently refinished. It now features marble walls in the bathroom and floors in the kitchen, which also boasts new Shaker cabinets, granite counters, and stainless appliances. An in-building elevator and laundry are the icing on the cake.

Note: Although Zumper’s apartment inventory is updated in real time, these listings are not guaranteed to be available. Check in with a listing’s leasing office to confirm availability and to schedule tours.

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