1897 Victorian Home Sells for $900K in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

1897 Victorian Home Sells for $900K in Dorchester, Massachusetts

SOLD | Built 1897 | 2,972 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 2 Baths | 0.089 Acres
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Set in the picturesque neighbourhood of Wellesley Park, this charming yellow Victorian home last sold for $900,000 in January of 2020. The 2,972 square foot home was built in 1897 and originally hit the market in September 2019 for $929,000. The charming home is one of twenty eight Painted Ladies encircling one of the few gaslight parks left in Boston. The property was on the market with Don Benoit of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

Rear View, Historic New England

Listing details: Located in a pastoral setting within the heart of Melville Park this picturesque enclave of twenty eight Painted Ladies encircling one of the few gaslight parks left in Boston is reminiscent of a simpler time. Maintained by the city, the park is a gathering place for neighbors and their children. The inviting front porch of number thirty seven leads to a gracious stair hall with a generous open living/dining space and corner fireplace. The kitchen and half bath are renovated with an eclectic vibe. The second floor has three bedrooms, a nursery/office and new full bath. The sunny front room is currently used as a library and the spacious master bedroom has two closets (one is a walk-in). Three additional bedrooms comprise the top floor. A custom built trellised gated entry leads you down a brick pathway through an enchanting perennial secret garden with mature plantings to the private back yard with patio and outdoor shower. Three blocks to the Shawmut T Red Line. Easy highway access.

Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty



Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
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Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
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Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
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Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
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Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty



Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty



Photo: Don Benoit, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty