Exactly 1/2 mile to the Ashmont MBTA Red Line stop, this lovely Dorchester home is close to everything yet tucked away on a quiet side street. Second floor unit with all the details you want - high ceilings, hardwood floors, vinyl windows, built-ins, gas heat, and a fantastic layout. Beautiful foyer is cozy and welcoming. Open living and dining room flow seamlessly into each other but also offer two very distinct spaces. Updated kitchen with great cabinet space and stainless-steel appliances, all less than 5 years old. Laundry room off the kitchen with full-size washer & dryer plus additional pantry storage. Ceramic tile bathroom with tub, shower and updated vanity. Two spacious bedrooms, both with closets. Abundant outdoor space includes: private front and back porches, 2 common stone patios, and shared fenced yard. Dedicated basement storage as well as bonus shared guest bathroom, perfect for outdoor gatherings. Unit comes with 1 off-street parking spot and plenty of additional on-street parking.