Dedham Home of the Week: 44 Court St.

Beautiful and timeless historic colonial on the market in desirable Precinct 1.

Precinct 1. This area of Dedham is one of the most historic and sought after neighborhoods in the area. It is also known for its classical and period homes and this circa 1797 colonial is one its premier properties. Its epoch architectural roots are proudly displayed with its timeless exterior lines and hues and an interior foundation that perfectly follows suit with six fireplaces, dentil molding, wainscoting and many other charming details.

There are three finished levels offering spacious room dimensions throughout its generous 4,325 square feet of living space. Potential homebuyers will also quickly notice how its current and past owners have embraced the properties past and preserved its distinctiveness while accenting it with modern and appropriate accessories. The first level consists of formal living and dining areas, each at 15 x 17 square feet, both with a brick fireplace and an ornate mantel. The 15 x 16 square foot family room also offers the warmth of a fireplace and a cozy 11 x 14 square foot den provides walls of floor-to-ceiling shelving for residents who prefer an intimate space to curl up with a good book. The 16 x 17 square foot eat-in kitchen is a welcoming, hospitable culinary center equipped with upgraded cabinets and surfaces, stainless steel appliances and an abundance of countertop and storage space. An elongated sun porch spreads the width of the house and provides fantastic views of the picturesque landscape as well as a lovely, relaxed setting to enjoy warm, summer days and evenings.

The second floor offers a luxurious master suite with a fireplace, a full deluxe bath and a dressing room and three additional bedrooms at 15 x 17 and two at 15 x 13 square feet and a full family bath. The third story expands the living space in this home with a suite of two additional bedrooms at 13 x 16 square feet, a bath and an office.

While this property is an excellent representation of Dedham's past, it is also a great prospect to satisfy all the needs of today's busy and versatile lifestyles. This is a great and rare prospect for the savvy homebuyer who recognizes and appreciates the art and unyielding beauty of an historic home.


Location: 44 Court St.

Price: $869,900

Rooms: 12

Bedrooms: 6

Baths: 3 full, 1 half

Living Area: 4,325 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 17,693 sq. ft. (.41 acre)

Listing Agent: Elizabeth Roberts, Gibson Sotheby's International, 857-205-3397



If you are a realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.


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