12 Somerset Road

Lexington, MA,

$3,725,000 active
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 6590 SQFT

This meticulously maintained, New England inspired, shingle-style home has it all - comfortable sophistication, impressive custom millwork and design, and a prime location on one of the most desirable streets in Merriam Hill.

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  • Total Rooms
  • Year Built
  • Bedrooms
  • Lot Size
    0.3 Acres
  • Bathrooms
    6 Full, 1 Half
  • Heat/Cool
    Gas Fueled Forced Air/Radiant/Central Air
  • Parking
    2 Car Heated Garage, 4 Off Street
  • Taxes
  • Fireplaces
    2 (1 Wood Burning, 1 Gas)
  • Grade School
    Contact School Board
  • Living Area
    6,590 Square Feet (Includes Finished Lower Level)
  • Middle School
    Diamond MS
  • High School
    Lexington HS

Conveniently situated within walking distance of schools, the town center, and bike path, this truly stunning home is sure to check off every box on your wish list. A welcoming porch adds to the home’s charm and curb appeal, inviting you inside where you will discover the perfect layout for comfortable living and effortless entertaining. A generous front foyer with two coat closets leads the way to the formal living room, an inviting space featuring a gas fireplace which is perfect for greeting guests or hanging out with family.

Stylish lighting, wainscoting, and crown molding add the finishing touches. The living room seamlessly connects with the formal dining room, setting the stage for easy entertaining.

Dine in style with elegant accents including crown molding, wainscoting, a chic chandelier, recently added cabinetry, and ample space to host fun celebrations. Pocket doors can be closed to separate these formal spaces if desired.

The stunning, open concept kitchen is just what you have been dreaming of with high-end stainless-steel appliances including the Viking gas cooktop, Thermador oven, and SubZero refrigerator. A huge breakfast bar island, granite counters, stylish pendant lighting, recessed lighting, hardwood flooring, a spacious open concept informal dining area surrounded by windows, and lots of stylish white cabinetry complete the space. A butler’s pantry offers an additional sink and extra storage with a wall of shelving and cabinetry, a great place for a coffee bar or to use however you like.  The inviting informal dining area and family room beyond offer the perfect blend of style and practicality, flowing to and from the kitchen and allowing for ease in interacting with guests or family during meal prep.

The family room’s warm and cozy atmosphere is defined by the central fireplace flanked by built-in shelving and accent windows, offering a wonderful place to gather.

An exterior door from the kitchen’s informal dining area extends the gracious living spaces to the upgraded patio areas and level, fully fenced backyard beyond for easy outdoor living. Whether you are enjoying a quiet morning coffee or hosting outdoor parties, the backyard is a private oasis nestled by specialty trees and plantings, guaranteed to become one of your favorite places for leisure and recreation.

The spacious mudroom with tile flooring and tall beadboard wainscoting offers cubbies, coat hooks, and closets to keep the family organized. The mudroom also has a direct connection with the side entry and heated two-car garage, perfect for managing an active lifestyle. A powder room off the kitchen and mudroom adds convenience.

The main level also offers an office featuring hardwood flooring, crown molding, and a French door connecting with the foyer. This versatile space includes an en suite full bathroom with a shower.

Wainscoting gracefully lines the charming staircase, leading to the second level where you will discover the primary suite, a luxurious and private sanctuary with nice views onto the lush backyard. The primary suite begins with an office featuring a built-in desk and a surrounding wall of shelving. Two spacious walk-in closets plus additional cabinetry provide endless storage and organization. The primary bathroom offers a dual sink vanity, a tiled shower with a frameless glass door, radiant heat flooring, and a Jacuzzi tub for a spa-like feel.

Three more family bedrooms on the second level deliver comfort and style, one with en suite full bathroom and the others sharing a Jack and Jill configured bathroom with a tiled tub and shower and radiant heat flooring. The large laundry room set conveniently on the bedroom level featuring cabinetry and a sink contributes to the ease of household tasks.

Retreat to the secluded third level with two additional bedrooms and another full bathroom, perfect to use as a teen/au pair suite, guest accommodations, or for the family member that appreciates extra privacy. Both bedrooms are generously sized, full of natural light, one with a built-in desk offering flexibility to use as an office if desired. The bathroom is just as beautifully designed as the others, offering a granite-topped vanity and a tiled shower.

Whether it’s movie night or a casual get together, the lower level is a spacious entertainment haven designed for a variety of activities, featuring a playroom/lounge space, a game room, a gym, a full bathroom with a shower, and a wine closet. The gym can accommodate all your fitness equipment, making it easy to stay active without leaving home. The unfinished side of the lower level offers plenty of additional storage, ensuring ample space for all your needs, plus a workshop area, a utility sink, and direct access to the garage.

You will love living on this quiet, low-traffic street with a close-knit neighborhood association. The neighbors host two parties each year, including the popular “Green Banana Party” in the Fall. This annual event is held on the grassy island at the front of 12 Somerset Road, which is nicknamed the Green Banana. Enjoy this unbeatable location on a highly desirable street within Merriam Hill, only a short walk from all the town center has to offer including shopping, dining, a movie theater, the library, the Hayden Recreation Center, and Minuteman Bike Path.

Home Highlights

  • Premium Meriam Hill Location
  • Walking Distance to Town Center and 3 Schools
  • New Squire Indirect Hot Water Heater (2023)
  • Lochinvar High-Efficiency Boiler (2019)
  • Generac 14KW Generator (2019)
  • Basement RenewAire Air Circulator (2013)
  • Well-Maintained and Solidly Built with Quality Materials
  • Tons of Storage with Many Recently Built-In Cabinets
  • Main Level Office with En Suite Full Bathroom
  • Formal Living Room with Gas Fireplace
  • Stunning, Open Concept Kitchen with High End SS Appliances, Granite Counters, Large Breakfast Bar Island, Butler’s Pantry, and Huge Informal Dining Area
  • Private, Fenced Backyard Oasis with Upgraded Patio Areas, Professional Landscaping, Gas Hookup for Grill
  • Spacious Primary Suite with Office, Two Walk-In Closets, Dressing Area, Dual Sink Vanity, Shower, and Spa Tub
  • Finished Lower Level with Playroom/Hangout Space, Game Room, Gym, Wine Storage, & Full Bathroom
  • Finished Third Level for Teen/Au Pair Suite

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Listing Agent

Andrew Dixon

(617) 816-3506

[email protected] 

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