This seven-room Braintree Colonial is owned by contractor Billy Spinale, who personally gutted and renovated the 1909 home to give it new windows, plumbing, and electrical and heating systems. Spinale also added several high-end details to the home, including Doric columns and a modern kitchen.
The home is located at 14 Dearing Avenue and is listed at $539,900. The home has three bedrooms, two full baths, and nearly 1,700 square feet of interior living space.
Listing agent Leigh Gilmore of Gilmore Realty in West Roxbury is holding an open house on Sunday, June 1 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The home’s kitchen is also surrounded by two Doric columns added by Spinale because he like the way they looked.
The kitchen offers a prep island with an intake the home’s central vacuum. The kitchen also has a Giallo granite counter, antique-white cabinets, and stainless appliances. The refrigerator has custom panels that match the cabinetry.
The home has a good-sized eating area with a chandelier and a large window.
Just off the eating area is a small porch that has been converted into a sunny bonus room.
The home’s formal dining room has wainscotting, crown molding, and a chandelier that hangs from a multicolored ceiling medalion.
The entire home has oak hardwood flooring. The dining room has a cherry inlay to give the floor a highlight.
A small living room is just off the dining room.
The home does not have a master suite. However, the larger of the upstairs bedrooms can fit a king-sized bed and has a large closet.
The smallest bedroom has high ceilings and is being used as an office.
The larger bathroom is upstairs and has tumbled stone walls and a vanity table with a mirror.
The home’s porch railings in both the front and back are in need of attention. The home sits on a 0.13-acre flat lot and is located on a small, dead-end street.