281 Ashmont Street
281 Ashmont Street, Boston, MA 02124
Framed by flowering cherry trees at the crest of coveted Carruth Street, this Shingle Style home 'The General Drake House' is a picturesque example of the Architecture found in Ashmont-Adams. Designed by Longfellow, Alden & Harlow in 1892 with a bright, open feel and boasting Colonial Revival flourishes, wide arched openings, dramatic staircase oak balusters in three spiral patterns, dentil crown moulding and tiger oak floors. The current owner has extensively restored this stunning home with new shingles, exterior carpentry, new roof and so much more. Entertainers will marvel at the extensive renovation of the wonderful lower level den/ media room; completely refurbished working bar; a new half bath and direct access to the backyard! An idyllic au pair suite rounds out this property on the third floor featuring beautiful updates and a stylish new full bath.