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Apartments near Boston College


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Boston College, located in charming Chestnut Hill, is a desirable area to live, thanks to its stellar reputation, gorgeous Gothic architecture, and immaculate landscaping. Situated between residential Newton and more urban neighborhoods on the edge of Boston, apartments near Boston College span the full range from affordable to luxury.

In Chestnut Hill, most apartments are well-appointed, modern, and spacious, with high-end price tags to match. Living in Chestnut Hill also provides access to excellent school districts, a plus for renters with young families.

While Chestnut Hill and some parts of neighboring Brookline may be pricey for college students, there are areas within Brookline and other neighborhoods near Boston College that appeal to students and the budget-conscious. For example, reasonably-priced apartments near Boston College can be found in Allston and Brighton. From here, whether renting a studio apartment or sharing a house with roommates, you can easily navigate the Boston area, either via the Commonwealth Ave branch of the Green Line or the MBTA bus system. While many streets offer residential permit parking, plenty of residents rely solely on public transportation to get around.

Living in an apartment near Boston College not only provides easy access to campus, but it also puts you just a stone’s throw away from several museums and historical houses, including the Mary Baker Eddy House and the Waterworks Museum. The Shops at Chestnut Hill are a destination for upscale shopping, while Allston and Brighton provide a vibrant array of restaurants, bars, comfort food, and every type of eatery in between.