On the Market: A Grand Dorchester Residence
61 Alban Street, Dorchester
Size: 5,239 square feet
This impressive home on Ashmont Hill was built by Boston’s city architect in 1888. Its glass-enclosed front porch opens to a spacious foyer, outfitted in all cherry—from the wainscoting to the hand-carved staircase posts. The extraordinary craftsmanship of the place is magnified in the home’s expansive library. It has two walls of bookcases, and opens via two leaded-glass doors adorned in foliage designs. Much like the Clue board game mansion, this mansion also boasts a ballroom. At 700-square-feet, the space has polished fir floors, deep window seats, and an almost baroque-looking ceiling.
For information, contact Leslie MacKinnon, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, gibsonsothebysrealty.com.
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