See inside our Home of the Week, a Dorchester condo with two breakfast bars

Buying Home of the Week Boston Dorchester
Two breakfast bars separate the dining area and kitchen. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

24 Thelma Road, Unit 3, Dorchester

Style: Condo
Year built: 1930/renovated 2017
Square feet: 1,119
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1 full, 1 half
Sewer/water: Public
Fee: $130 a month
Taxes: To be determined

The gas tank with its rainbow of colors is part of the skyline and water view seen from this three-decker, but you need to climb two flights of oak stairs to the renovated top condo in this three-unit building to get there.

The view from the front porch. —David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

At the landing, turn right to step onto the front porch, or go left and enter the unit’s main hallway. To the right is the living room, which is partially framed by the three-angled front wall of the house. There’s a large ceiling fan and enough space for a sectional and entertainment center.

A wide, rectangular opening leads to the dining area, with its wainscot and RH chandelier that boasts Edison-like bulbs (think clear-glass with bright orange filaments). A breakfast area separates the dining area and kitchen. Instead of a single counter sectioning off the cooking area from the rest of the space, the owners have split the difference: The counter is in two pieces with a good gap between them. Both counters, topped by smooth Virginia Mist granite, have overhangs for seating — one offers spots for two people; the other a place for one. The counter creates a cook’s space that’s free from interlopers but still part of it all.

The cabinets are white, the backsplash is gray-and-white basketweave tile, and the appliances are stainless steel, including the gas stove and double-wide refrigerator. The kitchen has a slider to the back porch. This unit includes sole access to the roof, but the next owner will have to install the stairwell.

The bedrooms and baths are off the main hallway; the bedrooms line up along one side of the home. The roughly 175-square-foot master bedroom, found at the front, has a bank of three windows in an angled wall (it matches the one in the living room), a walk-in closet, and a ceiling fan.

The second bedroom is 130 square feet and is currently used as an office.

The half bath, found behind a pocket door, also serves as a laundry area; there’s a stacked washer and dyer. The flooring is tile.

The hallway ends at the full bath ­— with a shower/tub combination, a single vanity topped with porcelain, and tile flooring — and the final bedroom (about 110 square feet), which has two windows and a ceiling fan.

The unit includes two off-street tandem parking spaces, two zones for heating and cooling, keyless entry, hardwood floors, storage in the basement, a video doorbell, and LED lights.

Jessica and Sean Quirk of the Quirk Group at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Boston are the listing agents. As of press time an offer had been accepted on this property.

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Because of a reporting error, a previous version of this story noted the wrong company name on the gas tank. It is owned by National Grid.