Lower Mills

Lower Mills is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Dorchester, anchored by its historic mill complex surrounded by picturesque falls. The early colonists were quick to utilize the falls on the lower Neponset River as a source of water power. In 1765 Dr. James Baker established the Baker Chocolate Company, the oldest producer of chocolate in the U.S. Years of success in delivering chocolate, which until then had been exclusive to Europe, helped expand the business and turn the mills into a thriving complex for other industries. Today, the mills have been redeveloped into luxury condos which include live/work lofts, gallery space and meeting rooms arranged around a three-story atrium. The western section of the neighborhood features an enclave of more modest but still elegant Greek Revival, Italianate, and Federal-style homes built for the craftsmen who worked in the mills in the area’s furniture trade.

Located on the southern edge of Dorchester, Lower Mills is right across the Neponset River from the town of Milton. To the north, Lower Mills borders the Dorchester neighborhoods of Codman Square and Ashmont with Cedar Grove to the east and the Boston neighborhood of Mattapan to the west.

Lower Mills Homes & Condos For Sale

Lower Mills Homes & Condos For Sale May 19, 2022
8
Listed
31
Avg. DOM
$513.84
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$884,950
Med. List Price
8 Properties
$1,649,000
Condo: Baker Square Condominiums
2
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,390
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
81
Days on Site
72946661
MLS
Iconic loft in Baker Square high above the Neponset River makes an entrance and takes it up 10 notches. Boston architectural firm Embarc Design brought this south and east facing penthouse loft to...
Open 5/22
34 Temple St Boston, MA 02126
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,098
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
29
Days on Site
72970174
MLS
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION! Welcome to Temple Estates. Situated in the Lower Mills neighborhood, this enormous 4 bed, 3 bath home truly has it all. This new development is sitting in a prime location,...
Open 5/22
40 Temple St Boston, MA 02124
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,160
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
29
Days on Site
72970180
MLS
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION! This is the first of six attached single family homes at our project on Temple St, in the Lower Mills neighborhood. This enormous 3 bed, 2.5 bath home truly has it all. This...
Open 5/21
1241 Adams #F604 Boston, MA 02124
$925,000
Condo: Baker Square Condominium
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,837
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72981195
MLS
Use your imagination...what will you do with this 1,837sf Forbes Mill loft/penthouse, not available since 2000. Sixth floor corner unit on two levels: entry leads to kitchen and large LR/DR...
Open 5/20
273 Gallivan Blvd #5 Boston, MA 02124
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,429
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
72982671
MLS
Welcome home to this luxury new build on Gallivan Blvd that sits perfectly between Lower Mills and Adams Village. This well insulated 3 bed, 3 bath has ample space at 1,429 sq ft and 9 ceilings....
Contingent
39 Old Morton St #2 Boston, MA 02126
2
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,463
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
83
Days on Site
72946441
MLS
LAST UNIT LEFT!!! Welcome to The Townhouses of Old Morton. Last unit remaining out of 4 units. Brand New Construction. All new energy efficient windows, appliances, heating system, and water tank....
Open 5/22
51 River St #51 Boston, MA 02126
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,485
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
18
Days on Site
72974687
MLS
Temple Place! Situated in Lower Mills, on the Milton, Mattapan line. This townhome, built in 2017, offers open floor plan with close to 1500 sqft of living space, 3 bedroom, 2.5 Bathrooms and GARAGE...
4
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,453
Sq.Ft.
1899
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72983634
MLS
Three level townhouse end unit available with exclusive driveway, garage and outside space. Super convenient location, seconds from Neponset Riverwalk, Lower Mills Tavern, Yellow Door and Milton...
From Our Blog - Lower Mills
Dorchester Was Once the Epicenter of Chocolate

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