For Sale/Rent

On the Market: An 1850s Jewel in Somerville

This Italianate Victorian is less than a 10-minute walk from Sullivan Square station.


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18 Mount Vernon Street, Somerville
Price: $699,000
Size: 1,530 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2

It’s sad, but it’s true: You’re lucky if you can score a condo for $699,000 in Somerville, nevermind an antique single-family. That’s part of what makes this Italianate Victorian for sale so special—it’s somewhat of an agreeable price for the neighborhood. That, and it happens to be less than a 10-minute walk from the T.

Nestled on a side street near Sullivan Square station, the 1850 home stuns inside and out. A gracious entryway opens to a foyer where the home’s preservation work is put on display. Look left to see period pocket doors in the living room, then right to glimpse restored woodwork and built-ins. The kitchen, meanwhile, boasts more modern updates, like new appliances and a subway tile backsplash. Continue through the house to reach the fenced-in backyard, complete with a brick patio area and several raised garden beds.

For information, contact Dara Singleton, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – The Shanahan Group, shanahanre.com.

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

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