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Just listed: For $899,000, a mid-19th century Dedham Colonial that needs updating

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135 Court St., Dedham
Some of the flooring at 135 Court St. in Dedham is original. Frank Byrne

This 1850 Colonial in Dedham’s Precinct One may need updating, but it still has period details. And it’s listed for well under $1 million.

The 3,561-square-foot home at 135 Court St. sits on nearly a half acre and has five bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and an asking price of $899,000, according to the listing.

Listing agent Meg Cabot of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage said she’s already had a lot of interest. The home features high ceilings, “very tall windows,” and a fireplace, Cabot said. “They’re the original pine floors in a lot of rooms.”

Several rooms have crown molding, and there are front and rear staircases. The home has been “well maintained,” she noted, and it has a lot of potential. “It needs some updating, but I think there’s a great opportunity for someone to come in and make it exactly what they like.”

Adjacent to the kitchen, there’s an area that could be repurposed as a mudroom, according to Cabot, and the grounds could accommodate a garage. The fenced-in property has mature plantings and trees.

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