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Classic Queen Anne Victorian in Dorchester on sale for under $750,000

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The house has been in the same family for six decades and it shows—in a good way

The plush entry foyer of a house with a staircase leading from it. Photos via Leopold & McMasters Realty

The 2,491-square-foot Queen Anne Victorian at 6 Lombard Street in mighty, mighty Dorchester’s Ashmont area dates from 1892, and has been in the same family for six decades, according to the Leopold & McMasters Realty listing.

The four-bedroom with one and a half bathrooms shows that history in a lot of places—in a good way. It’s as if its pocket seating and kitchen tile, among other charming features, were picked mid-20th century for their sheer staying power.

The house—retailing as it is for $739,900—could also be considered a veritable steal in today’s Boston real estate market. Perhaps even a starter home, though that’s hard to say. What’d you think?

The exterior of a three-story house with a turret.
A screened-in front porch with a front door.
A long, plush living room with furniture and three windows.
Pocket seats in a bay window.
A large kitchen with older counters and a striking diagonal tile pattern on the floor.
Another set of pocket seating within a bay window and there’s a table in the middle.
A bedroom with a dresser and a four-post bed.