Lexington Home of the Week: 44 Maple St.

Casual and Welcoming Antique

Charm and vintage character best describe this antique colonial on the Lexington open real estate market. What makes this home even more appealing however, is the attention is has received for updated conveniences and comfort both aesthetically and structurally while still preserving the integrity of its history.

Just last year the home received a new Burham boiler, a new hot water heater, fresh exterior paint, new front porch decking, landing and stairs and a pea stone driveway. A new kitchen roof was installed last year as well as a raised vegetable garden bed. In 2001, a new roof and copper gutters were installed and in 2000 and 2005 two new sheds, a new basement room and attic flooring for storage were also inducted.

Each of their eight rooms in this home convey a welcoming invitation to both its residents and guests. The warm fireplaced 25 x 13 square foot living room is lined with simply decorated blush walls and hardwood flooring while the formal 18 x 12 square foot dining area provides an abundance of natural sunlight with a unique wall of windows. The spectacular kitchen has vaulted ceilings with skylights and elevated shelving and provides beautiful views of the gardens and landscape. A cozy 14 x 10 square foot family room opens to a tiered deck again providing panoramic nature scenes.

The second floor boasts a master bedrooms, three spare bedrooms and a full bath while the lower level offers a cedar closet, bedroom, a workroom and utility room. As the first floor, these levels also accurately reflect the tone and casual nature of the main floor and landscape.

This home is currently in move-in condition and ready for new owners to only unpack their belongings, add their personal touches and simply enjoy!


Location: 44 Maple St.

Price: $779,000

Year Built: 1870

Rooms: 8

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 2 full

Living Area: 2,244 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 43,503 sq. ft.

Listing Agent: Diane Higgins, The Higgins Group Realtors, 781-862-1700

Open House: Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 1-2 p.m.

Jim August 08, 2012 at 05:42 PM
Another beautiful home. Glad to see your roof was installed last year. That should last you many years. We have installed many roofs in the Lexington MA area, and hope to continue doing so in the future! http://www.olympicroofing.com/lexington-ma-roofing/


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