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Apartments for rent in Cambridge: What will $2,500 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Cambridge?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding affordable apartments in Cambridge if you don't want to spend more than $2,500/month on rent.

Take a peek at what rentals the city has to offer, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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20 Chauncy St. (Peabody)

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,425/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 20 Chauncy St.

In the unit, you can anticipate a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. The building offers on-site laundry. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is quite walkable, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

205 Walden St. (Peabody)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment located at 205 Walden St. It's listed for $2,430/month for its 625 square feet.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking. The apartment comes furnished and offers a walk-in closet, in-unit laundry and a dishwasher. Pet owners, take heed: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is friendly for those on foot, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

18 Whittier St. (Peabody)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, check out this 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 18 Whittier St. It's listed for $2,450/month.

The building boasts on-site laundry. In the apartment, the listing promises an eat-in kitchen, hardwood flooring and a balcony. Pets are not permitted. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

872 Massachusetts Ave. (Riverside)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 872 Massachusetts Ave., here's a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom apartment that's also listed for $2,450/month.

Expect to find a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a balcony and a dishwasher in the apartment. The building boasts on-site laundry and assigned parking. Pet owners, take heed: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Look out for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is extremely walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

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This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.