8 John Benson Road

Lexington, MA, 02420

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4857 SQFT

Nestled on a quiet, low-traffic street in a desirable neighborhood surrounded by homes of similar distinction, sits this stunning, immaculately maintained center-entrance Colonial.

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  • Total Rooms
  • Year Built
  • Bedrooms
  • Lot Size
    0.7 Acres
  • Bathrooms
  • Heat/Cool
    Oil Fueled Forced Air/Central Air
  • Parking
    2 Car Garage, 6 Off Street
  • Taxes
  • Fireplaces
    2 Wood Burning
  • Grade School
    School Board
  • Living Area
    4,857 Square Feet (Includes Finished Walkout Lower Level)
  • Middle School
    Diamond MS
  • High School
    Lexington HS

A newly built walkway welcomes you to the covered front entry as perennial plantings and professional landscaping create curb appeal galore. The landscaping was recently refreshed with new mulch and tree maintenance. You will feel right at home the moment you enter the elegant foyer with marble floor tiles, recessed lighting, and an open staircase. The home’s thoughtfully designed and flexible floor plan allows for versatility, ideal for comfortable living and entertaining.

The formal living room draws you in from the left of the foyer as sunlight streams through the double front windows. Beautiful hardwood floors and dentil crown molding encircle the space as a wood burning fireplace creates a visual centerpiece with its stylish white mantel and marble surround. Impress your guests while hosting special dinner parties in the inviting formal dining room accented by an impressive tray ceiling, shining hardwood floors, and crown molding.

The stunning, open concept kitchen is a chef’s dream come true with premium Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, stylish white cabinetry, a breakfast bar peninsula, tile backsplash, a built-in desk with overhead cabinetry, large pantry closets, recessed lighting, and shining hardwood floors. The informal dining area has a large triple window to welcome the sunshine and offer delightful views of the tranquil landscape beyond.

The kitchen transitions to the spacious and light-filled family room with gleaming hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and a dramatic vaulted ceiling for an added feeling of expansiveness. A wood-burning fireplace creates a cozy atmosphere on chilly nights.

French doors connect with the screened porch designed for easy outdoor living overlooking the private, tree-lined backyard. The screened porch was renovated in 2019 and has a new feel. Imagine summer days relaxing and entertaining on the circular brick patio surrounded by the peaceful backyard paradise.

The first level continues to a private office with single French doors connecting to both the kitchen and formal living room for easy access. The office is versatile and perfect for reading, relaxing, or working comfortably from home. A half bathroom offers convenience and has a pedestal sink and ceramic tile floor. The oversized two-car garage provides parking, additional storage, and allows a simple transition to and from home for ease in managing an active lifestyle.

Retreat to the second level with the expansive master suite full of natural light with a vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan, recessed lighting, wall to wall carpeting, and a large walk-in closet for the ultimate storage and organization. The master bathroom stuns with a Jacuzzi tub set beneath a large bay window, a tiled shower, and a granite-topped dual sink vanity with a makeup area. The master bedroom offers access to the spacious attic for endless additional storage.

Three more generous family bedrooms deliver comfort and style with wall to wall carpeting and large double closets. One of the bedrooms has a vaulted ceiling and a large decorative window for abundant natural light. The family bathroom is full of modern style with a granite-topped dual sink vanity, ceramic tile floor, and a tub with shower. Easily manage household tasks with the second level laundry room and a central vacuum system.

Rainy days will never be dull with the huge indoor entertainment haven on the walkout lower level perfect for use as a recreation/ media room and is wired for a home theater. Imagine fun ping-pong tournaments with friends or gathering with the family for movie night. A convenient wetbar offers a beverage refrigerator, sink, and cabinetry to easily store and prepare snacks. French doors provide an easy connection to the patio and backyard beyond. The lower level bonus room works well as a home gym, playroom, or whatever you desire with large double closets for storage. Another full bathroom features a tub with shower and ceramic tile floor. The unfinished area of the lower level offers abundant additional storage.

Your dream home awaits full of stylish luxury and in a peaceful neighborhood perfect for evening strolls or socializing with the neighbors. The location is ideal for commuters with easy access to highway routes. Welcome home to the highly desirable community of Lexington known for its excellent public schools, rich history, open conservation land and parks, and dynamic community life.

Home Highlights

  • Stunning and Immaculate Colonial
  • Surrounded by Homes of Similar Distinction
  • Freshly Painted Exterior June 2020
  • New Front Walkway June 2020
  • Screened Porch Renovated 2019
  • Professional Landscaping Updated with New Mulch and Recent Tree-Trimming
  • Private Office with French Doors
  • Stunning, Spacious Open Concept Kitchen with Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Breakfast Bar Seating, Pantry Storage, and Informal Dining Area
  • Huge Family Room with Vaulted Ceiling and Fireplace
  • Master Suite with Vaulted Ceiling, Large Walk-In Closet, Granite-Topped Dual Sink Vanity, and Jacuzzi Tub
  • Walkout Lower Level with Huge Recreation/Media Room with Wetbar, Bonus Room and Full Bathroom

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