53 Hancock St

Lexington, MA 02420 View Map $1,845,000 Ask a Question
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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:72548996
Sq. Feet:6,469
Date Sold:10/7/2019
Lot Size:0.87 Acres
Extraordinary interior and exterior architectural design is featured in this Merriam Hill estate on 3/4 acre in heart of Lexington Center. Refinished floors and serene decor throughout 14 rooms + the most unusual enclosed circular porch ever seen in this town. Exquisite detail is carried through to the third floor emphasizing the quality of construction and condition of this rare offering. Every room in this home is bright and reflects the perfect south/west exposure. The elegant porte cochere entry has a unique room above with 12 large windows, a cedar closet, crown moldings and beamed ceiling. The first floor is rich in column detail, wainscoting, raised panels, crown moldings, fluted pilasters, coffered ceiling + bay window topped with leaded diamond panes.The Living room features a large fireplace flanked w/French doors to the porch.The Library/tea room contains multiple bookcases, an arched window, columns and window seat, one of many featured throughout the home. 4en-suite baths

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Community Information

Address:53 Hancock St Lexington, MA 02420
Subdivision:Merriam Hill
Zip Code:02420


Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1840
Construction: Frame
Exterior: Clapboard, Stucco
Garage Spaces: 3
Parking Spaces: 15 Off-Street
Roof: Slate, Rubber, Metal
Basement: Full, Concrete Floor, Unfinished Basement
Garage: Detached

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:6469
Interior Features: French Doors, Internet Available - Fiber-Optic
Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Flooring: Wood, Tile, Laminate, Hardwood
Exterior Features: Porch - Enclosed, Patio, Gutters, Professional Landscaping, Stone Wall
Heating: Central Heat, Steam, Oil
Heating Zones: 1
Total Rooms:14


Master Bedroom19'X1Second FloorBathroom - Full,Bathroom - Double Vanity/Sink,Closet
Bedroom 214'4XSecond FloorBathroom - Full
Bedroom 312'2XSecond FloorBathroom - Full
Bedroom 410'5XSecond FloorCloset
Bedroom 512'2XSecond FloorBathroom - Full
Bathroom 19X4First FloorBathroom - Half
Bathroom 212'X9Second FloorBathroom - Double Vanity/Sink,Bathroom - With Shower Stall
Bathroom 37'6X9Second FloorBathroom - With Tub & Shower
Kitchen16'2XFirst FloorPantry,Gas Stove
Living Room29'4XFirst FloorFireplace,Flooring - Hardwood,French Doors,Crown Molding
Family Room18'5XFirst FloorCloset/Cabinets - Custom Built,Exterior Access
Dining Room18'7XFirst FloorCeiling - Coffered,Flooring - Hardwood,Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box,Wainscoting,Crown Molding
Laundry11X8'First FloorPantry,Dryer Hookup - Electric,Washer Hookup
Foyer7X18First FloorFlooring - Hardwood
Library19X17First FloorFireplace,Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built,Flooring - Hardwood
Bathroom5'8X1Second FloorBathroom - Tiled With Shower Stall,Low Flow Toilet

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.87 Acres
Lot Dimensions:37841 Sq. Ft.
Lot Description: Corner, Wooded, Paved Drive, Level
Road: Public, Paved, Publicly Maint., Sidewalk
Electric: Fuses, 100 Amps
Sewer: City/Town Sewer
Water: City/Town Water

Tax and Financial Info

Taxes: $25,317
Tax Year: 2019
Living Area Disclosures: Large enclosed porch and room over porte cochere are unheated and contain over 2, 000s/f

Listing Office

Listing provided courtesy of Jean Winchester, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Lexington.


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Listing Information Last Updated 12/10/2019