Homes for Sale in Tufts, Somerville, MA

Tufts in Somerville, MA is a suburban neighborhood located directly south of Tufts University campus. Borders of this neighborhood include Warner Street, College Avenue, Holland Street, Curtis Street, and Boston Avenue. The suburb comprises lovely residential areas, lots of public parks, and the many university buildings located on the campus to the north. Trees are lined with beautiful mature trees creating an idyllic suburban setting with tremendous curb appeal. The area features the classic architectural style common in Boston, including Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, and New England designs. These characteristics all add to creating a uniquely homey feel that buyers will surely appreciate.

Tufts is a beautiful college neighborhood that provides fantastic housing options for the many students and professionals working in the nearby university. Houses in the community are well built, and the streets are beautifully lined with lots of trees and well-maintained front porches. Public parks are plentiful in the community providing lots of opportunities for residents to stay active. The area is also a short drive away from Downtown Boston and the various business, shopping, and commercial districts of the region.

Real Estate in the Tufts neighborhood is a collection of beautiful three to four-level townhouses lined along beautiful suburban streets. These homes typically come with a basement and have between two to four levels. Floor space for these residences ranges between 1,200 sqft to 3,500 sqft, while property prices come in between $1 million to $2 million. The average home build of these properties is in the early part of the 20th century, with many of them having received significant remodels and upgrades throughout the years. Like many other households in Somerville, Homes in Tufts feature smaller floor layouts, which was the common design for homes built between the 1900s to 1930s. Most of the residences are also priced quite high due to the value they provide and the attractiveness of the location. Some units in the area have been converted into multi-family residences, with duplexes and triplexes being a valid option to some buyers looking at the community. Home features in the area include wood plank front porches, a living room with a fireplace, a small kitchen, multiple bedrooms, and lots of baths. Smaller models are available for those looking for a more modest-sized home option in the area. Parking for residents in the community includes street-level parking and a side-entry driveway with ample space for multiple vehicles.

Located next to Tufts University, the suburb is a fantastic bedroom community for both students and staff. Residents are within walking distance to the many sports facilities, libraries, and other campus buildings in the area. Whether you’re looking to live close to the university or would like to purchase a rental home to leverage the transient population attending the school, there are lots of good property options you can consider in the neighborhood. If you would like to check out available homes for sale in Tufts or visit the area, please contact our team today.

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What's To Love

You’ll love the beautiful & well-maintained campus of Tufts University. The homes are large and the streets are picturesque

What's Not To Love

Undergraduate students, Graduate students, Ph.D. candidates, Doctorate Candidates, Professors, administration, & many more! Great rental income potential for investors.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Undergraduate students, Graduate students, Ph.D. candidates, Doctorate Candidates, Professors, administration, & many more! Great rental income potential for investors.

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Things to do in Tufts

Hodgkins-Curtin Park

A lovely neighborhood park in the southern portion of the community.

Tisch Library

The main library of the Somerville campus of Tufts University.

Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center

Comprehensive sports and fitness facilities that train the school's many student athletes.

Tufts University

A private university founded in 1852 that provides world-class academic programs and state-of-the-art research facilities.


Schools in Tufts

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West Somerville Neighborhood School
PK – 8
International School of Boston
PK – 12
The Cambridge Matignon School
9 – 12
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