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Windsor at Oak Grove Photo Gallery 1
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29 Units Available
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1 Bedroom
$2,530
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,080
1041 sqft
One- and two-bedroom homes featuring high ceilings, modern kitchens, and in-unit laundry. Boston downtown is 15 minutes away. Community amenities include a fitness center and a swimming pool. Pet-friendly.
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Jack Flats by Windsor Photo Gallery 1
1 of 44
Verified
8 Units Available
Studio
$2,460
647 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,710
735 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,470
1086 sqft
Located in a historic building in Melrose. Within walking distance of multiple rail stations and bus stops for an easy commute to downtown Boston. Each apartment features a kitchen with designer cabinets and granite countertops.
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Radio Factory Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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17 Units Available
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1 Bedroom
$2,550
523 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,825
1165 sqft
Nearly 100 years ago, engineers on this site designed radio equipment allowing enthusiasts everywhere to broadcast their ideas to the world. Today, the property has been transformed into three stories of stylish apartment homes that are anything but ordinary. In addition, our robust amenities offer plenty of spaces to relax, entertain, and socialize. When you’re ready to wander, we’ve got the Middlesex Fells Reservation across the street and the Orange Line just an 8-minute walk away.
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The Washingtons Photo Gallery 1
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17 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,730
809 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,303
1100 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,985
1320 sqft
This community's numerous amenities include a trash valet, gym, fire pit and garage parking. Units feature walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. Oakdale Park and the Melrose Family YMCS are both nearby.
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Melrose

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Melrose is $2,664, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,417. Last updated August 11
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
3 Gould St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,500
970 sqft
Amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in desirable Melrose with this Cape home! This updated home features gorgeous hardwood floors throughout! A cozy living room with fireplace leads to an updated kitchen. Spacious dining room is perfect for entertaining family and friends. 2nd floor has two large bedrooms and an updated full bathroom. Private backyard with a detached single car garage with plenty of storage. Conveniently located near Oak Grove Orange line, restaurants, Cedar Park, Wyoming Hill, and all area amenities that Melrose has to offer.
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35 Sears Ave. Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
950 sqft
APL53163079 - Spacious Renovated 2 Bed w/Parking Available September 1, 2022! Freshly painted throughout with 2 bedrooms, finished hardwood floors and renovated bathroom. 1 Car Garage Parking included. Washer/dryer provided in unit. Lots of natural light throughout unit. Cats accepted only. No utilities included. Requirements: First, Last, and One Month Broker Fee G.P. Apartment Rentals, LLC 133 Main Street, Everett MA 617=294=2734 (OFFICE ADDRESS NOT APARTMENT)
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42-44 West Emerson Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,895
APL53088719 - Spacious 1 Bedroom with Heat and Hot Water Included! Great size 1 bedroom with hardwood floors throughout. Heat and hot water included with balcony. No pets. Laundry in building. Proof of income Good credit required Requirements: First, Last and One Month Broker Fee G.P. Apartment Rentals, LLC 133 Main Street, Everett MA 617=294=2734
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16 West Wyoming Ave. Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,595
APL52753782 - Located only steps from the Wyoming Hill commuter rail station, and conveniently near the Oak Grove Orange Line T, this sunny top floor corner 1 bedroom apartment features hardwood floors, generously sized living room and bedroom, high ceilings, and lots of windows. Heat and hot water are included. Laundry is on the premises. Cat ok! Available Now or 9/1/2022.
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404 Pleasant St. Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,600
2100 sqft
APL51812738 - Massive 2,100 sq ft Victorian 2.5 bedroom with great natural lighting. Commuter rail across the street (West Wyoming) and Oak Grove (orange line) T walking distance. Down town Melrose 2 blocks away offers a plethora of shopping and dinning. Fellsway park 1/2 mile away for biking and hiking, sailing and fishing. No over night parking on street. 1-2 car off street parking. New front load Washer and and gas dryer in basement included. Large kitchen with bay window includes Gas stove, garbage disposal, dishwasher, WIFI and more. Available September 1st, 2022.
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26 Beacon Street Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,295
1150 sqft
Heat and hot water included - First month free - monthly discount is rent is paid electronically Two swimming pools Tennis Court Fitness center New playground Barbeque areas Basketball Court Soccer field 24/7 maintenance snow removal Rental Office is open 7 days a week
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340 Main Street Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,800
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Nice studio In Melrose We pay water,hot water Building security Commuter rail and bus One stop to oak Grove Amazing 1 studio, 1 bathroom condo in Melrose. Amenities included: wheelchair accessible, balcony, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliance, updated bathroom, and laundry in building. No Utilities included. Is not pet friendly. Date Available: Aug 14th 2022. $1,800/month firstand last rent. $800 security deposit required. Please submit the form on this page or contact Mo at 781-275-1988 to learn more.
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16 Willow St. Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
$1,995
695 sqft
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Residences at Malden Station Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,700
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,500
702 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,770
1023 sqft
Brand-new, pet-friendly community with a roof deck, a 24-hour gym, in-home laundry, built-in desks and wine racks. Commuting is easy - just 15 minutes to downtown Boston.
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Alterra and The Chase at Overlook Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,230
530 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,059
727 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,763
1035 sqft
Welcome home to Alterra and The Chase at Overlook Ridge, two buildings located within the Overlook Ridge community spread across both Revere, and Malden, Massachusetts that offer stylish and comfort in each and every apartment homes In calling Alterra and The Chase home, you have access to a premium amenity package that includes multiple swimming pools, indoor basketball court, business center, resident clubhouse with billiards, TV and bar, golf simulator, crayon corner children’s room, as well as an extensive calendar of resident events and gatherings! We also offer shared shuttle service to either the Malden Center Orange Line Station or Government Center. You will love the life you discover at Alterra and The Chase at Overlook Ridge.
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The Emery at Overlook Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,818
529 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,824
711 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,221
961 sqft
Now Leasing! The Emery at Overlook Ridge brings together modern apartment features and on-point amenities in a tucked-away setting that is only 15 minutes from downtown Boston. Situated within the vibrant community of Overlook Ridge, there are endless opportunities to empower your outlook. This is apartment living that keeps up with you.
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Alta Clara at the Fells Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
Verified
15 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,186
787 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,709
934 sqft
Feed your adventurous side with direct access to over 100 miles of mixed-use trails in the Middlesex Fells reservation, where you can hike, bike, fish, or spend your day exploring Spot Pond by kayak or canoe. Afterwards, come home to resort style amenities in your own backyard.
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J Malden Center Photo Gallery 1
1 of 67
Verified
23 Units Available
Studio
$2,732
551 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,990
706 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,642
1047 sqft
Discover airy modern apartment living and an amazing collection of imaginative amenities located in the heart of a walk-friendly downtown full of small shops and tantalizing restaurants. Oh, and did we mention the Orange Line T stop to Boston is right across the street? An inspired lifestyle, authentic neighborhood, and urban location, that’s J Malden Center.
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The Residences at Stevens Pond Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,410
817 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,940
1185 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,004
1606 sqft
Conveniently situated just minutes from US-1, I-95 and I-93 for easy commuting. Luxury units feature laundry, garbage disposal and dishwasher. Pet-friendly community has pool, playground, gym, parking, fire pit and more.
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Strata Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,395
1189 sqft
This community offers everything from studio to three-bedroom apartments. Units have walk-in closets, in-unit laundry, and a patio or balcony. Highway 1 is nearby, putting shopping, dining and even Boston within reach.
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Pleasant Plaza Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,900
1000 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Welcome home to Pleasant Plaza, a Carabetta Community. Pleasant Plaza’s great location, inviting reception area/lobby and awesome staff are just a few of the reasons why you’d want to live here! We offer very spacious one and two bedroom apartment homes in the heart of Malden Square. Our awesome community is nearby to all of your personal needs - shopping, dining and entertainment. Best of all, it’s just a short, seven minute walk to the Malden Center T stop! The property is maintained by Carabetta's 24 hour maintenance team and secured by the Carabetta Security Team. The units boast wall-to-wall carpeting, walk-in closets, kitchen appliances including garbage disposals and dishwashers, and either a patio, deck or balcony. Residents can relax by or in the indoor heated swimming pool. Bring the kids to do homework or play in the designated kids' space while you get in a workout in our Fitness Room. Need more space for a party? No problem! There's a community room you can rent to host yo
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Malden Towers Photo Gallery 1
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32 Units Available
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1 Bedroom
$1,670
756 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,875
1000 sqft
As one of the tallest buildings in Malden, Malden Towers is an 18 story complex that offers spacious one and two bedroom apartments in a pedestrian friendly neighborhood with close access to bus lines, highways, shopping and restaurants, including a variety of ethnic cuisines. In addition it is about a seven minute walk to the Malden Center (orange line) train stop. The property is maintained by Carabetta's 24 hour maintenance team and secured by the Carabetta Security Team. The units boast wall-to-wall carpeting, walk-in closets, kitchen appliances including garbage disposals and dishwashers, and either a patio, deck or balcony. Residents are greeted by the concierge and enjoy the building's fitness center and indoor heated swimming pool. Residents can also rent the site's community room for parties. There is off-street parking for residents either above ground or in the garage.
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Malden Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,900
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
As one of the tallest buildings in Malden, Malden Gardens is an 18 story complex that offers spacious one and two bedroom apartments in a pedestrian friendly neighborhood with close access to bus lines, highways, shopping and restaurants, including a variety of ethnic cuisines. In addition it is about a seven minute walk to the Malden Center (orange line) train stop. The property is maintained by Carabetta's 24 hour maintenance team and secured by the Carabetta Security Team. The units boast wall-to-wall carpeting, walk-in closets, kitchen appliances including garbage disposals and dishwashers, and either a patio, deck or balcony. Residents are greeted by the concierge and enjoy the building's fitness center and indoor heated swimming pool. Residents can also rent the site's community room for parties. There is off-street parking for residents either above ground or in the garage. There is no application fee. There is an additional charge for parking and refurbished units.
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Gateway at Malden Center Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,325
430 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,650
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,100
1150 sqft
Less than 8 miles from downtown Boston and close to I-93, Middlesex Fells Reservation, shopping, dining and more. This pet-friendly complex offers granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, clubhouse, indoor pool, gym, sauna and hot tub.
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Quarrystone Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,092
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The average rent in Melrose is $2,175 for a studio, $2,664 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,417 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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In Melrose, the average rent is $2,175 for a studio, $2,664 for a 1-bedroom, $3,417 for a 2-bedroom, and $4,080 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Melrose, check out our monthly Melrose Rent Report.

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Melrose

Average Rent
City Guide
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Melrose is $2,664, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,417. Last updated August 11
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List