Good Will apartment hunting…
You too can have a taste of what it was like to be a 1997 Matt Damon, or Will Hunting, as his character would have it. Damon starred as Will Hunting in the Oscar-winning screenplay he and Ben Affleck worked on together while Damon was still at Harvard. For those of you who haven’t seen the film, the apartment is set in old-school Southie before all of the remodeling.
Given that Damon played a wickedly smart yet rebellious and lost 21-year-old orphan, the set intended to make it look a little less than glamorous. The then-rundown triple-decker housed Damon on the 1st floor in what was depicted as an otherwise abandoned block.
The building today is as some would say bougie, and almost unrecognizable since the 2012 renovation. And Damon’s old dig from the film is now up for grabs at $4,500 a month!
The 1,000-square-foot second floor unit is what’s on the market now, and it’s an understatement to say it’s had a major facelift-just showing how much South Boston has changed in the last 26 years. The hard floor unit offers a two-bed living space, two-baths, central air, a full granite countertop kitchen, stainless steel appliances, and an extended breakfast bar. It also has a sliding glass door with a quite deck for enjoying the warmer weather ahead!
Perhaps most exciting of all-there’s a laundry duo in the unit! And the cherry on top of it all, rent includes a parking space for the tenant, slashing about $400 off your monthly bills. It’s located on
The listing is with Ash Williams of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty. It’s tucked away at 190 W Sixth Street in the heart of South Boston, just minutes from the dining scene on West Broadway.
Find the unit at 190 W Sixth Street # 2, South Boston, MA 02127