House of the Week: For $799,000, a switch-vital home with a garage that’s near to Ashmont Station

Calendar year created 1935 Sq. feet 1,549 Bedrooms 3 Baths 1 total, 1 50 %

Calendar year created 1935

Sq. feet 1,549

Bedrooms 3

Baths 1 total, 1 50 %

Water/Sewer General public

Taxes $6,985 (devoid of the residential exemption)

It’s about a 7-minute stroll from this solitary-relatives home down Dorchester Avenue to attain Ashmont Station on the Crimson Line, and the brevity of that journey raises the probability that the property’s connected solitary-vehicle garage can be repurposed. A property workplace maybe?

But that’s a choice for the new owner.

The garage is on the suitable side of this property, a Garrison Colonial positioned on a small aspect street occupied by in the same way sized solitary-relatives households.

Positioned parallel to the driveway, a stroll prospects to the entrance door, which is off-heart and a lot more to the right side of the residence. Inside, the lobby introduces a carpeted stairwell to the second flooring, a hallway straight ahead top to the kitchen in the rear of the house, and an arched doorway on the still left to the living place.

The household arrives with a a person-automobile garage.Atlantic Visuals

A pair of wide windows casts the dwelling place in natural mild, with recessed lighting as a backup. In this article almost everything is a soft white, with the aim on a painted brick wood-burning fireplace flanked by bookshelves. (The proprietor has hardly ever used the fire, so its features is unclear.) The navy tile fireside introduces a pop of colour, and so does a wood mantel, blinds, flooring, and an uncovered beam, which delineates this place from the eating home.

The eating home options a chair rail, a built-in china cabinet that is authentic to the residence, a pair of windows, recessed lights, hardwood flooring, and a wrought-iron chandelier with five cup-shaped shades.

A short hallway with arched entrances leads to a 50 percent bath with a white porcelain pedestal sink, a closet, and the up-to-date kitchen area. One of those updates attracts the eye as shortly as a person enters: At the center of the 160-square-foot place is a granite-topped island with seating for two and drawers. The kitchen area also has white lifted-panel cupboards, recessed lights, stainless-metal appliances (together with a fuel stove), a window more than the sink seeking to the fenced-in backyard, a pantry, a subway tile backsplash, hardwood flooring, and a door to the 110-sq.-foot three-period porch, which connects to a deck.

The appliances are stainless metal, which includes the gasoline stove.Atlantic Visuals

The second flooring retains 3 bedrooms and a whole bathtub. The proprietor bed room is about 208 toes sq. and positioned at the entrance of the dwelling. There are two closets: a single with a single door, the other with bifold doors. A desk region sits concerning them. There are 3 home windows. The flooring is hardwood.

The other two bedrooms — 167 sq. ft and 160 square ft in measurement — have two windows apiece. The smallest offers shiplap wainscoting.

The up-to-date rest room sits behind a sliding barn door and gives rather wooden shelving, a double vainness topped with Carrara marble, a tub/shower blend with a ceramic tile encompass, a ceramic tile flooring, recessed lights, and a window with wood shutters.

The laundry is in the unfinished basement. The household has central air conditioning and a tankless pressured-warm drinking water heating method. The exterior is freshly painted, and the ton is .11 of an acre.

Kerry Dowlin of Main Edge Real Estate in Boston has the listing. As of push time, an offer with a contingency experienced been acknowledged on this house.

See more photographs of the property beneath:

Designed-in bookshelves flank the fire.Atlantic Visuals
The kitchen area delivers an island with seating for two.Atlantic Visuals
The dwelling will come with a 3-time porch.Atlantic Visuals
There is a double vanity in the total bathtub.Atlantic Visuals
The household sits on a .11-acre great deal.Atlantic Visuals
The 50 % bathtub has a porcelain pedestal sink.Atlantic Visuals
The lobby provides a view directly into the kitchen.Atlantic Visuals
The deck is off a a few-season porch.Atlantic Visuals
The comprehensive rest room has a sliding barn doorway.Atlantic Visuals
The dining place options a chair rail, hardwood flooring, recessed lights, and a crafted-in china cabinet.Atlantic Visuals
The 3rd bedroom has shiplap wainscoting.Atlantic Visuals
The owner bed room has two closets.Atlantic Visuals
The most significant of the secondary bedrooms.Atlantic Visuals
The total bath has rather wooden cabinets.Atlantic Visuals

See the video clip of the residence.

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