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Dedham Home of the Week: 230 Mount Vernon St.

The historical Endicott neighborhood is always a valuable realty prospect in Dedham.

This classic colonial at 230 Mount Vernon St. is fittingly located across the street from one of Dedham's legendary historical properties, the . In fact, most of the homes surrounding this manor resemble, either in small or larger ways, the period details of this grand 19th century manor.

This 82-year-old home stands proudly with its ancestors exhibiting many of the architectural qualities and comforting features of its era. It offers seven rooms within over 1,500 square feet of living space and includes many period signature characteristics, such as a screened-in porch, built-ins, archways, upgraded materials and hardwood floors throughout.

The spacious 18 x 11 square foot family room will surely draw the majority of use with its warming fireplace with an oversized marble surround, warming hues and direct access to the screened-in porch. The adjacent 14 x 11 formal dining room is layered with inviting peach walls and includes a charming corner built-in china cabinet. The 14 x 11 square foot kitchen remains true to the home's spirit with simple, clean lines and crisp white cabinets and also presents great views of the private backyard.

The second floor offers four good-sized bedrooms, including a master and an updated full bath enhanced with a Pottery Barn vanity and marble countertop.

Imagine enjoying beautiful sunsets in the protected screened-in porch or snowy, winter evenings cozy by the fire in the family room. These are just a few of the simple luxuries proposed with the classic construction of New England colonials. Its well-located proximity to shopping, highways and the commuter rail are modern-day conveniences homebuyers also desire, but with the comforts of this property, residents will likely find any excuse to stay home.

Location: 230 Mount Vernon St.

Price: $429,900

Rooms: 7

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 1 full

Living Area: 1,536 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 8,276 sq. ft. (.19 acre)

Listing Agent: Tammy DeWolfe, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty, 781-248-1534

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