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Charlestown is a Boston neighborhood with history, in part because it hosts the Bunker Hill Monument and the Navy Yard. The area is home to many aspiring professionals and recent immigrants, though its heritage is Irish-American. If local flavor and proximity to downtown Boston appeal to you, homes for rent in Charlestown may be what you're looking for.

Interesting Facts Charlestown Renters Should Know

  • English colonists first settled Charlestown in the 1600s, and it was established prior to the founding of Boston.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill brought a fire that caused significant damage to the town in 1775, which necessitated the later rebuilding of Charlestown after the revolution.
  • Charlestown's population boomed from 1830 to 1870, reaching almost 30,000 - three times what is was previously.

Useful Resources for Renters in Charlestown

  • The official website of Charlestown provides local information and access to neighborhood resources.
  • The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority website provides various public transportation tools, including maps, schedules and purchasing options.
  • Charlestown Online offers many links helpful to both residents and visitors, including tips on what to do in the area and classifieds.

Things to Do in Charlestown

Charlestown is home to several historic sites as well as a multitude of dining options. The Bunker Hill Monument lies at the heart of the neighborhood, its giant obelisk commemorating the site of the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Restaurants range from classic bar fare at locales such as the Warren Tavern to exotic cuisines exemplified by the likes of Tangierino. Several parks and playgrounds are also speckled about the area, making a day spent outside within walking distance possible for most residents. Downtown Boston is also just over the Charlestown Bridge and is easily accessible by public transportation or even on foot.

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Radian

Radian

Boston, MA 02111 (1.76 miles)

Price: From $2,960

(617) 299-8731

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Jefferson At Bellingham

Jefferson At Bellingham

Bellingham, MA 02019 (28.12 miles)

Price: $1,585-$2,460

(508) 318-4797

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Parkside Place

Parkside Place

Cambridge, MA 02138 (4.66 miles)

Price: $1,925-$3,300

(617) 299-8714

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials
The Michelle

The Michelle

Boston, MA 02113 (0.94 miles)

Price: From $1,950

(617) 380-7819

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

Current Rent Specials
Mill Falls

Mill Falls

Methuen, MA 01844 (24.95 miles)

Price: $1,100-$2,100

(978) 965-4268

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Gatehouse 75

Gatehouse 75

Charlestown, MA 02129 (0.29 miles)

Price: $3,275-$3,775

(617) 390-8525

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Mezzo Design Lofts

Mezzo Design Lofts

Charlestown, MA 02129 (0.93 miles)

Price: $2,099-$3,469

(617) 299-8743

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Anchorage Apartments

The Anchorage Apartments

Charlestown, MA 02129 (0.55 miles)

Price: $1,625-$2,100

(617) 681-7611

Beds: Studio - 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Navy Yard 33

Navy Yard 33

Charlestown, MA 02129 (0.42 miles)

Price: $2,050-$3,350

(617) 299-8715

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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West Square

West Square

Boston, MA 02127 (2.68 miles)

Price: From $2,150

(617) 860-3003

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Hanover CambridgePark

Hanover CambridgePark

Cambridge, MA 02140 (4.46 miles)

Price: $2,399-$3,988

(617) 941-4713

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Radian

Radian

Boston, MA 02111 (1.76 miles)

Price: From $2,960

(617) 299-8731

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Granada Highlands

Granada Highlands

Malden, MA 02148 (4.34 miles)

Price: $1,188-$2,582

(781) 549-8772

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Fenway Triangle Trilogy

Fenway Triangle Trilogy

Boston, MA 02215 (3.08 miles)

Price: From $3,076

(617) 580-3425

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
160 Pleasant Street

160 Pleasant Street

Malden, MA 02148 (3.43 miles)

Price: $1,750-$2,650

(781) 328-9644

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Greenhouse Apartments

The Greenhouse Apartments

Boston, MA 02115 (2.44 miles)

Price: $2,500-$5,000

(617) 299-8722

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Victor

The Victor

Boston, MA 02114 (0.86 miles)

Price: $2,605-$6,075

(617) 830-6952

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Parkside Place

Parkside Place

Cambridge, MA 02138 (4.66 miles)

Price: $1,925-$3,300

(617) 299-8714

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials
The Michelle

The Michelle

Boston, MA 02113 (0.94 miles)

Price: From $1,950

(617) 380-7819

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

Current Rent Specials

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