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Million-dollar fixer-upper for sale in Somerville’s Winter Hill

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The 11-room house near the Green Line’s future Gilman Station sits on a sizable lot too

A large, carved-wood fireplace in a foyer, with openings into other rooms on either side.
The house includes three fireplaces.
Photos via Coldwell Banker

The 11-room, 3,376-square-foot house at 102 Thurston Street in Somerville’s Winter Hill has been in the same family for generations, according to its listing, which is marketing the circa-1870 house as a redevelopment or renovation opportunity.

It comes with period details throughout as well as quite a scope for Somerville. There is the potential for seven bedrooms, for instance, and the house’s lot is more than 6,300 square feet. Plus, it’s all near the future Gilman Station stop of the extended Green Line.

As for the price of this opportunity, that is a cool $1 million through Coldwell Banker. A recent Greater Boston Association of Realtors report on closed deals in January pegged the median sales price for detached single-families in the immediate Boston region, including Somerville, at $723,750. What’s you think?

The exterior of a three-story, boxy house with a porch.
The house is a Victorian.
A carved-wood staircase up close.
There are vestiges of its late-19th-century origins throughout.
A bedroom with a bed and other furniture.
A new owner could have seven bedrooms.
A somewhat cluttered kitchen with a run of counter next to a pantry, and a table and chairs in the foreground.
Renovations might start in the kitchen.
A small bathroom with a tub with a shower curtain around it.
The house has one and a half bathrooms.
The back entrance, up close, of an old house, with a path through grass and a fence next to the path.
The yard itself is ripe for work.