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Leslie MacKinnon

4 Melville Avenue

$2,100,000 4 Melville Avenue, Boston, MA 02124
Discover endless possibilities at 4 Melville, home to the iconic Merrihew Manor in Dorchester. Lovingly restored, this stunning Queen Anne Victorian offers a Single-Family PLUS Carriage House on a massive 16,000+ square foot lot. Framed by a gabled front porch adorned with heirloom wisteria, and up an elegantly long driveway, the home makes an impressive impact from the street. The expansive Main House features three floors of living space, including 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a spacious chef's kitchen, formal dining room, welcoming living room, and five fireplaces. The additional Carriage House at the rear of the property includes a bedroom, two baths, a workshop/storage space, a huge basement and potential for a second bedroom. Ideal for visionary clients, this property offers rental income, housing for extended family and/or a spacious at-home workspace. ! **6/11/24 : MAIN HOUSE UNDER AGREEMENT UNDER MLS #73240145**
  • For Sale
  • 6
  • 6
  • 1890
    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: 73240572
  • Type: Multi-Family
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Neighborhood: Dorchester


  • Total Bedrooms: 6
  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Wood
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning, Gas
  • Appliances: Range, Disposal, Microwave, ENERGY STAR Qualified Refrigerator, ENERGY STAR Qualified Dryer, ENERGY STAR Qualified Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Qualified Washer, Range Hood, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Other Interior Features: Storage, Crown Molding, Stone/Granite/Solid Counters, Upgraded Cabinets, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-In Closet(s), Bathroom with Shower Stall, Bathroom With Tub Shower, Smart Thermostat, Ceiling Fan(s), Cathedral/Vaulted Ceilings, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Family Room, Laundry Room, Mudroom, Office/Den, Living RM/Dining RM Combo

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 5
  • Water Source: Public
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Parking: Paved Drive, Off Street, Assigned
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Natural Gas, Baseboard, Heat Pump
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air, Ductless
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Concrete Perimeter, Stone
  • Other Exterior Features: Balcony/Deck, Sprinkler System


  • Sales Price: $2,100,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $17,825/yr
  • Zoning: R3

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