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Dorchester Victorian with three levels and three bedrooms asks $615,000

The 1893 house in Clam Point retains much of its original woodwork and ceramic tiles—and check out the staircase

An entry foyer with a brightly colored stairwell and  an opened door.
The house is near I-93.
Photos via Arborview Realty

The three-level, 2,109-square-foot Victorian at 18 Mill Street in Dorchester’s Clam Point retains vestiges of its birth in 1893. There’s the woodwork and the ceramic tile as well as a lot of the parquet floor.

But the three-bedroom spread has been updated and added to, of course, and the paint job in the entry foyer and along the staircase pops in particular. And there’s further potential with the capacious third floor and its peaked ceilings.

All of this—plus a garage, a deck, a yard, and an unfinished basement—is asking $615,000, or $291 a square foot, through Arborview Realty. That’s a competitive asking for Boston overall. The latest figures from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors pegged the city’s median detached house sales price at $655,000 and the average price per foot at $413.

The exterior of a square, three-story house behind a small front yard behind a chain-link fence.
Dorchester is one of the best Boston neighborhoods for lawns.
A dining room with a table and chairs and a built in china cabinet.
The house has eight rooms total.
A living room with a couch facing toward a TV, and there’s a large opening in the background.
Note the woodwork and the flooring.
A small bathroom with an oval sink.
There are three bathrooms, two of them half-baths.
A bedroom with a bed and a ceiling fan.
And there are three bedrooms.
A laundry room with a washer-dryer side by side and shelving above them.
The parquet floors follow you.
A large, peaked-ceilinged room that’s largely empty.
This is the third-floor room with possibilities.