Modern style meets classic craftmanship in this stunning Victorian masterpiece set on spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of desirable Merriam Hill. This truly special home has been meticulously updated to fit the needs of today’s lifestyle while maintaining its original charm.
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Professionally landscaped gardens and mature trees surround the wraparound front porch with its delightful bench swing, making a lovely first impression. The grand foyer welcomes you as the formal living room opens on the left, accented by gleaming hardwood floors, a coffered ceiling, and crown molding. A wood burning fireplace provides a cozy place to gather on chilly fall nights.
The inviting family room is another wonderful space for comfortable living and entertaining, featuring recessed lighting, hardwood floors, a fireplace, and a media wall with built-in shelving. Enjoy sweep-around backyard views from the versatile sunroom, which would work perfectly as an office, with a beadboard lined ceiling and double windows, one set of windows with stained glass accents.
Entertain with style in the elegant formal dining room featuring shining hardwood floors, French doors, a coffered ceiling, wainscoting, crown molding, triple windows, and a fireplace for added ambiance. The dining room connects seamlessly with the butler’s pantry and kitchen to make life easy for the chef.
The gourmet kitchen is a true showstopper with premium stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, a center butcher block island, subway tile backsplash, stylish white cabinetry, crown molding, recessed lighting, and shining hardwood floors. The curved informal dining area has built-in bench seating, offering a cozy place to gather while cookies bake in the oven. The butler’s pantry is beautifully outfitted with built-in cabinetry, granite countertops, a beverage refrigerator, a built-in desk area surrounded by walls of windows, and a French door to the spacious yard and one of two patio areas.
The main level laundry room offers a sink, cabinetry, and allows you to easily multi-task family life while managing household chores. The mudroom is highly functional with cubbies, a bench, coat hooks, and a built-in desk with overhead shelving.
Even the oversized, two-car garage has extra attention to detail, exceptionally clean and tidy, providing space for parking and additional storage. Car enthusiasts will love the built-in lift for DIY projects or storing your show car during winter.
Outdoor living is easy amidst spectacular grounds accented by lush perennial gardens and mature trees for added privacy. Relax on the peaceful screened porch with its skylight or soak in the hot tub at the end of a long day.
Be the envy of the neighborhood with your very own sport court to keep the kids entertained for hours. Dine al fresco on the deck or bluestone patio. The yard continues to amaze, opening further to lush, green space perfect for hosting special parties beneath a tent, an area for kids and pets to play, or a future swimming pool.
Surround yourself in luxury with the spacious master suite, three more family bedrooms, a family bathroom, a versatile office or nursery, and a large landing on the second level. The spacious master suite unfolds with an inviting bedroom bathed in natural light with a stained-glass accent window, hardwood floors, large double closets, a coffered ceiling, an arched nook with a window seat, and a fireplace for an extra cozy feel. The master bathroom is beautifully done with a granite-topped dual sink vanity, a tiled shower, and dressing area.
Each family bedroom has its own unique style, guaranteed to meet your family’s needs, and all are full of natural light with shining hardwood floors. The full bathroom on the second level has a stylish white vanity and a tiled tub with a shower. Step out onto the private balcony to soak in the morning sun overlooking views of the backyard and beyond.
Retreat to the third level, perfect as a teen or au pair suite with two more bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a bonus walk-in closet for additional storage. One of the bedrooms has a cedar closet to safely store your treasured items. Both bedrooms are full of natural light with hardwood floors and ample closet space. The full bathroom on the third level has a dual sink vanity and a tub with a shower.
No need to leave home when everything you need is right under your very own roof. The lower level continues to impress with an open concept recreation room. A private office nook is tucked away, perfect for working or studying peacefully from home. Prepare a small snack before settling in for movie night with the wet bar and full-size refrigerator. Toast to special occasions with a vintage bottle from your special collection stored safely in the pair of Whynter wine refrigerators.
The home you have always dreamed of could be yours with a prime location in the heart of Lexington’s rich history and with scenic views atop Merriam Hill. Enjoy easy walking distance to the Minuteman Bike Path, public transportation, and everything the town center has to offer. Be a part of the highly desirable community of Lexington known for its excellent public schools, open conservation land and parks, and dynamic community life.