55-57 Melville Ave, Boston, MA 02124

4 beds2 baths2,500 sqft

Sold: $630,000
Sold on 07/18/14
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Elegant Victorian 2 floor in the heart of the historic and beautiful Melville Park/Wellesley Park area of Dorchester. This newly-updated two-level unit features four bedrooms, two full baths, a formal dining room, parlor, living room, study, and a balcony. The kitchen has been completely updated with cherry cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The unit also features a butler's pantry with original leaded glass china cabinets, in-unit washer/dryer, ample closet space for storage, a new natural gas heating system, and a garage spot with additional off-street parking. The unit also has high ceilings, newly refinished hardwood floors, and tons of character (including crown molding, pocket doors, and built-in cabinets).Plus, this 2 level is larger than most single family homes with 2,500 sq ft of living space! Its spacious interior and convenient location -- right around the corner from the Shawmut station on the Red Line -- makes it perfect for those who are looking for a beautiful place to call home. Building is owner occupied on first floor unit. It's located near UMass Boston and Jamaica Plain, and is a quick T ride to downtown Boston, MGH, and Cambridge (Harvard, MIT).Available immediately.Owner pays for trash, sewer, and water. Tenant is responsible for heat and electric. References requested.  More Less 


  • Apartment
  • Built in 1910
  • All time views: 2,235
  • Heating: Other
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Parking: Carport, Garage - Attached, Garage - Detached, Off street, On street
  • Last sold: Jul 2014 for $630,000
  • Last sale price/sqft: $252


  • Attic
  • Basketball Court
  • Cable Ready
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Deck
  • Double Pane/Storm Windows
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Tile
  • Patio
  • Security System
  • Sports Court
  • Storage
  • Transportation
  • Vaulted Ceiling

Additional Features

  • Granite countertop
  • Guest parking
  • Living room
  • Playground
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Vintage

Appliances Included

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Range / Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Room Types

  • Dining room
  • Family room
  • Office
  • Pantry


  • Roof type: Asphalt
  • Room count: 14
  • Stories: 3
  • Structure type: Other
  • Unit count: 2


  • Floor size: 2,500 sqft
  • Last remodel year: 2004
  • Parcel #: W:17 P:00844 S:000
  • Unit floor #: 2
  • Zillow Home ID: 59104112

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Neighborhood: South Dorchester

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