Lexington Home of the Week: 21 Winthrop Road

Gorgeous 100-year-old property on the market in the desirable Munroe Hill neighborhood.

This stately turn-of-the-century English Revival with Arts & Crafts influences proudly backs Lexington's historical credentials, thanks greatly to the home's designer, renowned architect Willard D. Brown. What makes this home even more special is that it has also been beautifully and authentically renovated, expanded and meticulously cared for to preserve its period essence yet updated with modern conveniences and decor. The result? A property that represents its rich past and bright future.

This exquisite home offers 15 versatile rooms so personal preferences and distinctive family accommodations are no worry here. It boasts over 5,000 square feet of living space throughout four finished levels of living space, but each area has been designed and decorated with warm, welcoming accents resulting in comfortable and often intimate settings. The first floor includes a lovely 20 x 13 square foot fireplaced living room and an 18 x 13 square foot formal dining area and a 17 x 14 square foot family room. The 13 x 12 square foot gourmet eat-in kitchen will delight any level cook with its premier ingredients of stainless steel appliances, granite surfaces, butler's pantry, wood cabinets and decorative culinary enhancements. The art and value of leisure and recreation time were highly considered in this home's design which is evident by its many room collections, including a 20 x 16 square foot game room, a 20 x 10 square foot sunroom and a suite with a full kitchen on the basement level.

The second level offers a 16 x 13 square foot master suite with a full private bath and walk-in closet, two additional bedrooms at 11 x 13 and 12 x 12 square feet and a full bath while the third story boasts more sleeping accommodations with two more bedrooms at 23 x 12 and 19 x 11 square feet and a full bath.

Homes with this spirit and character seldom come onto the real estate market, maybe because their owners relish and appreciate their historical narrative and fortitude. Potential homebuyers should not however waste time questioning why, they should just quickly take advantage of this rare opportunity.

Location: 21 Winthrop Road

Price: $2,099,000

Rooms: 15

Bedrooms: 6

Baths: 4 full, 1 half

Living Area: 5,343 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 19,964 sq. ft. (.45 acre)

Listing Agent: Dee Brissenden, Hammond Real Estate, 781-258-5713

Open House: Sunday, September 9, 1-2:30 p.m.


If you are a realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.


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