A massive copper beech tree stands guard over this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian with its gingerbread shingling painted teal, light green and blue. — John Ellement, Globe Staff
Address: 230 Fairmount Avenue
Bathrooms: 2 full
Inside, the foyer has small alcoves on each side of the entrance with bench seats.
The first floor has two spacious parlors with 10 foot ceilings.
The first, in the front of the house, has a more formal air, while the second one has a more relaxed tone, and includes a fireplace with mirrored oak mantle.
Just before the formal dining room is a built-in cabinet with glass door, and a similar cabinet, painted white, is featured in the dining rooms itself. Floors are original hardwood.
The updated kitchen has white marble counters, cherry cabinets, cooking island and decorative ceiling beams.
A view of a second-floor bedroom.
Bay windows and a day bed set off the nursery-themed bedroom.
The full bath has a large whirlpool tub and a separate shower.
A second floor sunroom sits off a second floor bedroom. The final two bedrooms are on the third floor where room size and shape is defined by the roof.
Stained glass lights the house’s stairway. The basement is unfinished but for a room with lights and shelving for growing plants, an upgrade added by current owners who are gardening fans.
Another view of a stained glass window.
The flat rear yard has a 100-foot plot ready for planting. Listing broker Gregory Lovell of Tierney Realty Group in Hyde Park is holding an open house Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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