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Chelsea is located just across the Mystic River from Boston and enjoys its own local character despite its proximity to the historic metropolis. A long history also accompanies Chelsea, but its old roots haven't stopped the city from developing into a lively and populated community all its own. Homes for rent in Chelsea could be ideal for those seeking an urban lifestyle with a bit of historical flavor to boot.

Things Chelsea Renters Should Know

  • In 1857, Chelsea officially became a city, though the area was originally settled in 1624 and became a town in 1739.
  • The city has access to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's commuter rail line in addition to multiple local bus lines.
  • The power to legislate and govern policy in Chelsea was vested in a city council of 11 members in 1995, when a new city charter took effect.

Useful Resources for Renters in Chelsea

  • The City of Chelsea's official website supplies a variety of resources pertaining to local government, boards and committees, as well as news and resident notifications.
  • To get to know the schools in the area and keep up to date on the latest academic developments, check out the website of Chelsea Public Schools.
  • Public transportation information can be found on the MBTA website, which is a great tool for getting around Chelsea and Boston.

Recreational Activities in Chelsea

Cultural attractions abound in Chelsea, which has an active art scene and many galleries. Chelsea Art Walk hosts a list of galleries in the area as well as links to the sites of local artists. For performance art, the Apollinaire Theatre can be an excellent choice with its varied theatrical productions and actor training program. There are also several green spaces littered throughout the city, such as Maloney Park and Highland Park. Downtown Boston is also less than a half-hour away by public transit from most locations in Chelsea, making the experience of the city's culture and nightlife just a short bus ride away.

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Radian

Radian

Boston, MA 02111 (3.02 miles)

Price: $2,725-$8,570

(617) 299-8731

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Jefferson At Bellingham

Jefferson At Bellingham

Bellingham, MA 02019 (29.87 miles)

Price: $1,415-$2,385

(508) 318-4797

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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The Michelle

The Michelle

Boston, MA 02113 (2.26 miles)

Price: From $1,950

(617) 380-7819

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

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West Square

West Square

Boston, MA 02127 (3.65 miles)

Price: From $2,705

(617) 860-3003

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Hanover Cambridge Park

Hanover Cambridge Park

Cambridge, MA 02140 (5.79 miles)

Price: $2,399-$4,013

(617) 941-4713

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Bell Stoughton

Bell Stoughton

Stoughton, MA 02072 (16.36 miles)

Price: $1,506-$2,627

(781) 767-7120

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Concord Mews

Concord Mews

Concord, MA 01742 (20.38 miles)

Price: $1,756-$3,300

(781) 780-6991

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Emerson Place

Emerson Place

Boston, MA 02114 (2.49 miles)

Price: $1,970-$4,275

(617) 830-6977

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Cliffside Commons

Cliffside Commons

Malden, MA 02148 (3.22 miles)

Price: $1,455-$2,529

(781) 519-2899

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Burbank Apartments

Burbank Apartments

Boston, MA 02115 (4.21 miles)

Price: $1,627-$3,279

(617) 597-2610

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
100 Memorial Drive Apts.

100 Memorial Drive Apts.

Cambridge, MA 02142 (3.47 miles)

Price: $1,880-$3,860

(617) 336-7284

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Concord & Lexington

Concord & Lexington

Somerville, MA 02144 (3.23 miles)

Price: From $1,300

(617) 299-8766

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Carlyle House Apartments

Carlyle House Apartments

Revere, MA 02151 (2.63 miles)

Price: From $900

(781) 503-2117

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

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Charles Chauncy

Charles Chauncy

Cambridge, MA 02138 (4.53 miles)

Price: $2,995-$3,425

(617) 299-8733

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Britney Place

Britney Place

Everett, MA 02149 (2.49 miles)

Price: From $1,890

(617) 440-3642

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

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Mystic Place

Mystic Place

Medford, MA 02155 (3.71 miles)

Price: $1,537-$2,030

(617) 336-7286

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Towne Estates Apartments

Towne Estates Apartments

Melrose, MA 02176 (4.27 miles)

Price: From $950

(339) 224-5613

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

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The Anchorage Apartments

The Anchorage Apartments

Charlestown, MA 02129 (1.46 miles)

Price: $1,700-$2,100

(617) 681-7611

Beds: Studio - 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Northgate Apartments

Northgate Apartments

Revere, MA 02151 (2.61 miles)

Price: $1,165-$1,945

(617) 981-7563

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1½

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The Parkside Luxury Apartments

The Parkside Luxury Apartments

Boston, MA 02115 (4.37 miles)

Price: $1,425-$2,900

(617) 299-8729

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Bryant Terrace Apartments

Bryant Terrace Apartments

Malden, MA 02148 (2.64 miles)

Price: $1,000-$1,400

(781) 519-2880

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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