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Leslie MacKinnon

4 Melville Avenue

$1,995,000 4 Melville Avenue, Boston, MA 02124
Poised atop Melville Park, Merrihew Manor stands as a prized jewel in Dorchester. The current stewards of this 1883 Queen Anne Farmhouse have diligently revitalized it over the past year, seamlessly blending modern conveniences with the home's period charm. Step through a welcoming foyer to discover a warm living room with original details, high ceilings and gas fireplace.The formal dining room, complemented by a wood fireplace, serves as an ideal setting for gatherings and connects to a newly crafted kitchen featuring Sub Zero Fridge, Thermador Range, Quartz counters, and bespoke cabinetry. A creative touch is the dog bath in the mudroom! Ascending to the second floor unveils the primary ensuite, boasting a walk-in closet, private office, and new designer bath. Also on this floor, two spacious bedrooms with huge closets and full bath. The third floor offers versatility, perhaps as an Au-pierre or guest suite. The Carriage House offers additional rental income or generational housing.
  • For Sale
  • 7
  • 6
  • 1883
    Year Built
  • 5,217 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: For Sale
  • Living Space: 5,217 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.37 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 73174342
  • Type: Multi-Family
  • Year Built: 1883


  • Total Bedrooms: 7
  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: Unit 1 Laundry Room
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Pine, Unit 1(undefined), Unit 2(Hardwood Floors)
  • Fireplace: Unit 1(Fireplace - Wood burning, Fireplace - Natural Gas), Unit 2(Fireplace - Natural Gas)
  • Appliances: Unit 1(Range, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator - ENERGY STAR, Dryer - ENERGY STAR, Dishwasher - ENERGY STAR, Washer - ENERGY STAR, Vent Hood), Unit 2(Range, Wall Oven, Refrigerator - ENERGY STAR, Dryer - ENERGY STAR, Dishwasher - ENERGY STAR), Utility Connections for Gas Range, Utility Connections for Gas Dryer
  • Other Interior Features: Unit 1(Ceiling Fans, Storage, Crown Molding, Upgraded Cabinets, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-In Closet, Programmable Thermostat), Unit 2(Ceiling Fans, Storage, Crown Molding, Stone/Granite/Solid Counters), Unit 1 Rooms(Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Family Room, Mudroom, Office/Den), Unit 2 Rooms(Kitchen, Living RM/Dining RM Combo)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 5
  • Garage Space: 2
  • Water Source: Public
  • Utilities: for Gas Range, for Gas Dryer
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Parking: Paved Drive, Off Street
  • Heat Type: Unit 1(Forced Air, Gas)
  • Air Conditioning: Unit 1(Central Air)
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Frame
  • HOA Amenities: Public Transportation, Shopping, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Bike Path, Highway Access, Private School, Public School, T-Station
  • Green Features: Thermostat
  • Other Exterior Features: Porch, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System, Unit 2 Balcony/Deck, Porch


  • Sales Price: $1,995,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $19,994/yr
  • Zoning: R3

4 Melville Avenue

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With their versatile and creative skillset, warm personality, and years of well-earned wisdom, MacKinnon & Co. is ready to hit the ground running and help their clients achieve their home ownership goals.