17 Colony Rd, Lexington MA 02420

Home Details

Sale Price: $1,749,000
Property Size: 5,426 sqft (Includes finished lower level)
List Date: April 5, 2018
Lot Size: 32,178 sqft (0.74 acres)
Rooms: 11
Parking: 2 car garage, 6 Off-Street
Bedrooms: 5
Taxes: $21,822 (2017)
Bathrooms: 6.5
Grade School: Apply to Lexington Public Schools
Fireplaces: 2 Wood Burning
Middle School: Diamond MS
Heat: Gas Fueled Radiators Air/High Velocity and Split System Air Conditioning
High School: Lexington HS

Stylish and contemporary living awaits you in this expanded and renovated, immaculately maintained home, which delivers a stunning mix of modern flair and classic charm with plenty of space for the whole family. This architect-designed home is a true gem, tucked away on a private street in the very desirable Merriam Hill within walking distance to everything Lexington’s town center has to offer. A thoughtfully designed floor plan allows for an easy flow and versatility, perfect for both comfortable living and entertaining. Host large gatherings with family and friends in the spacious formal dining room with gleaming hardwood floors, a stately brick accent wall, and a floor to ceiling window for abundant natural light. A soaring cathedral ceiling highlights the far end of the room for an added feeling of expansiveness. A cased opening from the dining room flows into a sunny and spacious room perfect for use as a playroom or whatever you may desire. Gleaming hardwood floors and large windows grace this light-filled space with built-in shelving for ultimate storage and organization. A wood-burning fireplace nestled in the far corner adds ambiance and style with its white mantel and surround.

The family will love to gather in the gourmet, open-concept kitchen while baking cookies or tending to homework. The chef's culinary skills are guaranteed to shine in this beautiful room with a huge breakfast bar island, gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, glass-fronted cabinetry, a coffered ceiling, hardwood floors, and recessed lighting. A huge picture window over the sink offers picturesque views of the surrounding backyard and beyond. A sun-filled breakfast room, with hardwood floors, walls of windows, and exterior access to the backyard, is perfectly situated off the kitchen providing the perfect space to enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the peaceful landscape. The sprawling yard was extensively landscaped in 2016 creating exquisite garden areas and curb appeal galore. Many summer days will be spent relaxing and entertaining on the huge stone patio as mature trees and perennial plantings provide beauty and shade. The kitchen flows seamlessly into the family room where you’ll feel right at home relaxing by the warmth of the wood-burning fireplace with a floor to ceiling brick surround. French doors spill out to the large backyard and patio as the lovely coffered ceiling and hardwood floors continue to span this charming room. Step down into the living room where natural light streams through the walls of windows in this bright and cheerful space featuring shining hardwood floors and built-in shelving. French doors on each side open the room to even more light and air, while offering another great connection to the outdoors. A staircase from this wing provides easy access to the home’s oversized, two-car garage with plenty of room for parking and storage. A half bathroom is located off the hallway near the kitchen for added convenience.

A spacious bedroom suite above the garage offers a wonderful private master or guest suite. This expansive retreat features newly refinished floors, a cathedral ceiling, two sets of large double closets, and an office area. The en suite bathroom stuns in neutral tones with dual vanities, marble countertops, a tiled shower, spa tub, separate toilet area, and radiant heat flooring. The second level of this wonderful home continues to impress with four more huge family bedrooms, all with attached full bathrooms, including a second spacious bedroom suite, which would work well as an alternate master suite. The spacious bedroom suite features a cathedral ceiling, gleaming hardwood floors, a large double closet, and an attached office. The handsome brick accent wall and floor to ceiling window continue to span the entire height of the bedroom from the home’s first level with decorative openings to the dining room below. The en-suite bathroom offers a modern feel with a stylish white vanity, a tub and shower, and colorful ceramic tile surrounding the wall and floor in a playful pattern. The family bedrooms are sunny and spacious with shining hardwood floors, plenty of closet space, and attached full bathrooms.

Plenty more space awaits on the finished lower level offering huge open concept areas with endless possibilities for use as a playroom, game room, exercise space or whatever you may desire. A full bathroom is fresh and inviting in neutral tones with a tub and shower. A new high velocity and split system air conditioning was added in 2016 and the home was further updated with a new roof in 2017. This exceptional, one-of-a-kind home holds a prime location within walking distance to all the town center has to offer including shopping, dining, a movie theater, the library, the Hayden Recreation Center, public schools, the town pool, tennis courts, public transportation and much more. Immerse yourself in Lexington’s rich history and take advantage of easy access to the Minuteman Bike Path. Be a part of the award-winning Lexington school system. This home truly has it all.

Home Highlights

Highly Desirable Merriam Hill
Family Bedrooms With En Suite Bathrooms
Hardwood Floors & Cathedral Ceilings
Sprawling Backyard With Spacious Patio Area
Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, and Huge Breakfast Bar Island in Kitchen
Huge, Open Concept Finished Lower Level
Open Plan Kitchen and Family Room With Wood Burning Fireplace
New Roof 2017
Second Large Bedroom Suite With Potential as Alternate Master or Guest Suite
High Velocity and Split System A/C Installed 2016
Private Street Walking Distance to Town Center
Extensive Landscaping Done in 2016

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