On the Market: An 1850s Jewel in Charlestown
It's for sale for the first time—ever.
6 Mount Vernon Avenue, Charlestown
Size: 4,555 square feet
Built in 1853—10 years after the Bunker Hill Monument was erected just around the corner—this stately Greek Revival jewel has stood as a fixture on cobblestoned Mount Vernon Avenue. In all of its 165 years, however, the house has never hit the market—until today, that is. The seven-bedroom home is now for sale for the first time ever.
A gated stone walkway divides the property’s grassy plot, leading to a grand double-doored entryway. Inside, period details abound, from intricate ceiling medallions and molding to original fir floors. There are top-of-the-line appliances in the chef’s kitchen, plus a door that leads to a small patio. Upstairs, the master bath steals the show with an oversized glass shower, double shower heads, marble floors, a Jacuzzi, and a heated towel rack. The place is topped off with a cupola, offering views of Charlestown and beyond.
For information, contact Emily Ingardia, Donnelly + Co., donnellyandco.com.