Dorchester

About Dorchester


Founded by Puritans who emigrated from Dorchester, England in 1630, the Boston community of Dorchester is one of the area’s largest and most diverse. Bounded by the Neponset River and the Boston Harbor, Dorchester residents are fortunate enough to enjoy numerous riverfront amenities, including Pope John Paul II Park and a number of harbor beaches and boating opportunities.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 56
Average Price $632,709
Highest Price $1,175,000
Lowest Price $280,000

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56 Properties Found. Page 1 of 5.
Photo of Listing #72758402

597 Adams St #1, Boston

$1,175,000 - 7 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,523 Sf

MLS® # 72758402

Depend On Dakota Team Keller Williams Realty
Photo of Listing #72758127

597 Adams St #1, Boston

$1,175,000 - 7 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,523 Sf

MLS® # 72758127

Depend On Dakota Team Keller Williams Realty
Photo of Listing #72724633

75 Sydney #1, Boston

$1,125,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,219 Sf

MLS® # 72724633

Ricardo Rodriguez Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay
Photo of Listing #72754668

74 Woodcliff, Boston

$879,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,160 Sf

MLS® # 72754668

James H. Burton Marathon Real Estate LLC
Photo of Listing #72728746

13-17 Park St #8, Boston

$879,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,191 Sf

MLS® # 72728746

Kerry Dowlin Leading Edge Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72755400

364 Neponset Ave. #5, Boston

$859,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,111 Sf

MLS® # 72755400

Douglas Bosse Olde Towne Real Estate Co.
Photo of Listing #72696052

364 Neponset Ave #5, Boston

$859,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,111 Sf

MLS® # 72696052

Douglas Bosse Olde Towne Real Estate Co.
Photo of Listing #72729618

13 Mill Street, Boston

$849,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,363 Sf

MLS® # 72729618

Chris Poulos Coldwell Banker Realty - South End
Photo of Listing #72729601

13 Mill Street #1, Boston

$849,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,363 Sf

MLS® # 72729601

Chris Poulos Coldwell Banker Realty - South End
Photo of Listing #72731112

138 Neponset Ave. #2, Boston

$799,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,959 Sf

MLS® # 72731112

Douglas Bosse Olde Towne Real Estate Co.
Photo of Listing #72723252

10 Salcombe St #2, Boston

$785,000 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,640 Sf

MLS® # 72723252

Joseph Castro Coldwell Banker Realty - South End
Photo of Listing #72744068

3 Dorset Street #3, Boston

$779,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,193 Sf

MLS® # 72744068

The Charles King Group Compass

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The Dorchester Real Estate Market

Known locally as simply “Dot”, the Dorchester real estate market is undoubtedly one of the largest and most diverse in the city. It goes with the territory, the Dorchester community is without a doubt Boston’s largest and most diverse period, with a population size that rivals several of the nearby cities. In fact, the Dorchester neighborhood is split up into a number of smaller sub-areas, each with a cultural identity and a style all their own.

Mirroring the diversity of its residents, the architectural styles run the gamut from the community’s long, storied history. Interested home buyers will find plenty of historic properties with plenty of character, from the iconic triple-deckers, that have come to epitomize the area, to sprawling Victorian style homes.

Dorchester residents are fiercely loyal and proud and this attitude is reflected in their properties. Although there are numerous older homes constructed around the turn of the century, home owner’s authentic pride of ownership mean that many have been lovingly maintained and restored. A rustic character has been maintained outside while newer contemporary finishes and appliances are found on the inside.

Dorchester real estate is much sought after due to a good supply generally and the amount of choice the neighborhood offers. It’s often under appreciated when compared to some of Boston’s other central neighborhoods, but it’s definitely worth a look.

Dorchester Community Highlights

As we’ve mentioned above, the Dorchester neighborhood is easily Boston’s largest neighborhood and arguably its most diverse. A literal melting pot of cultural influences has resulted from the neighborhood attracting residents from all over the world. At different points in its history, Dorchester's wide range of sub-areas has been home to growing communities of immigrants from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

This diverse range of ethnic influence from its history also has also made the culinary scene one of the best in the city, where else can find you authentic pho or bubble tea and just around the corner find great Jamaican food?

Dot has also been the setting of much history; it’s been home to a literal who's who of notable names. Martin Luther King lived here when he attended Boston University and there’s even a chance you’ll run into a Wahlburg or two.

Dorchester’s position on the coast at the mouth of Neponset River means there are many beautiful waterfront views to be had. Several popular walkways and parks are positioned along the waterfront and the river, providing a welcome escape. The Neponset River Reservation along Dorchester’s southern border is a great choice, while Pope John Paul II Park is another popular choice.

With so many great amenities, it’s easy to see why homebuyers choose to make this lovely neighborhood their home. To start your real estate search in the Dorchester neighborhood, contact Terrier Real Estate today! Their Boston REALTORS® are here to help.

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