South End


Claremont’s residents adore their neighborhood for myriad reasons, including easy walkability, terrific restaurants, and distinctive architecture. This dog-friendly district offers easy access to public transportation and a welcoming, family-friendly feel encourages neighborly exchanges on front-stoops throughout the warmer months. Residents walk to Render Coffee for a morning pick-me-up, or visit Wally’s Cafe Jazz Club for cocktails at night. Recently the team behind Bar Mezzana, Shore Leave, and No Relation in the Ink Block have grown their list to include, Ilona which is sure to be a hit in this neighborhood.

Looking at the sales data for the first half of 2019, Claremont remains one of the South End’s most popular sub-neighborhoods with almost 17% of the residential sales over $2M. The average price per foot for the 9, $2M+ sales in the area was $1,226, down $3 from the average price for square foot at the end of last year.


Columbus Ave runs directly through Claremont Neighborhood, which is enclosed by West Newton Street, Tremont Street, Camden Street, and the narrow Southwest Corridor Park. Green spaces characterize the neighborhood, and easy access to a few T stops means you’re never far from all that Boston has to offer. With Symphony Hall and the New England Conservatory as Claremont’s esteemed neighbors, you’re in good company in this unique Boston neighborhood.


More than 12% of the residential sales over $2M in the South End occurred in the Claremont Neighborhood in 2018. Its desirable location with convenience to the Prudential area of the Back Bay and many local bistros and artisanal coffee shops make it resonate with higher end buyers. When compared to arguably more recognizable South End sub-neighborhoods, Claremont holds its own.

The average price per foot for the 13, $2M+ sales in the area was $1,228. For more data from our core neighborhood check out our Boston’s Luxury Real Estate report from last year.


With just under three thousand residents, Claremont’s average resident is 42 years old. Just under forty percent of residents own their own homes, and the neighborhood is known for its easy walkability. Claremont boasts a diverse and accepting general population, and tree-lined sidewalks help to cultivate a “neighborhood” feel – deep in the heart of bustling Boston proper.

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