This 129-year-old Queen Anne Victorian home in Dorchester’s Ashmont neighborhood was designed by architects Allen and Kenway who also designed several Beacon Street townhouses. The home is filled with charming details, including 10-foot ceilings, a large oak mantel, stained glass, and an original curved cabinet that has been built into a stairwell. The home is just three blocks from the Ashmont T stop.
Located at 25 Carruth St., this home has five bedrooms, 2½ baths, and offers more than 4,800 square feet of interior living space. The property is listed at $995,000.
Visitors to the home will be greeted by a large, octagonal porch with arched columns.
Carved oak spindles separate the living and dining rooms, one of the home’s many original details.
The updated kitchen has light brown cabinets with a Scandinavian influence and pale white Corian counters. The kitchen also includes an eating space and a family gathering area.
The home features many original details, which can be seen on the stairwell in the entry.
There are five unique fireplaces in the home. The first has a massive oak mantel and is located by the front entrance.
A large, winding stairway is also located in the home’s entryway. The stairway was built and attached to an original curved cabinet in the home.
The master bedroom hosts another fireplace. The suite has Lincrusta wallpaper embossed to mimic hammered tin.
The second-floor bath has a shower with translucent glass brick, bidet, and double vanity.
A pool table is set up on the third floor.
An old-fashioned, claw-foot bath tub can be found on the third floor bathroom.