Karen Adelson - Barrett Sotheby's International Realty



Posted by Karen Adelson on 5/1/2017

This Single-Family in Lexington, MA recently sold for $850,000. This Colonial,Antique style home was sold by Karen Adelson - Barrett Sotheby's International Realty.


2 Vine Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$839,000
Price
$850,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
The ultimate Lexington property: The Estabrook-Captain Turner House, a piece of history lovingly restored for today. At the foot of Lexington Center this absolutely enchanting, picture book antique stands on beautiful grounds behind a picket fence with an archway to a hidden garden with stone fireplace, surrounded by land offering total privacy -- enough land for possible expansion. All the charm of the 1700s including four fireplaces, yet updated with the amenities of today. There is a new half bath and laundry on the first floor and an updated kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances, totally open to a beautiful formal dining room. The wood floors sparkle everywhere including the living room and the contemporary cherry staircase with walls of glass leading to three bedrooms and a beautiful new bath. Other updates include new gas furnace, new roof & more. This home combines it all: beauty, history, function and LOCATION. The perfect place to celebrate Patriots Day in Lexington!

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Posted by Karen Adelson on 3/28/2017

Want to boost your home's value? Completing home improvement projects enables you to do just that, as you can perform these tasks regularly to maximize the value of your residence. So which home improvement projects should you prioritize? Here's a closer look at three important home improvement tasks that every home seller should consider: 1. Painting the walls. Picking up a can of paint and various paint supplies ensures you can revitalize the walls in any room of your home instantly. Over an extended period of time, the paint on your home's walls may start to chip or peel. However, adding a fresh coat or paint (or two) to your residence's walls serves as an inexpensive way to transform bland, unattractive walls into visually appealing ones. Devoting even a few hours to paint the walls of your home can help you boost your home's value. And ultimately, your new paint job may allowyou to receive multiple offers at or above your asking price, too. 2. Installing a water filtration system. Does your kitchen have a water filtration system? If not, you could be missing out on a golden opportunity to increaseyour residence's value. A water filtration system offers multiple benefits, as it ensures a homebuyer won't necessarily have to worry about buyingbottled water if he or she purchasesyour residence. Plus, this system is one of many features that may help differentiate your home from others in a highly competitive real estate market, thus making your residence that much more appealing to homebuyers. Installing a water filtration usually is fast and easyas well. Furthermore, you won't have to worry about breaking your home improvement budget to complete this project. 3. Cleaning up the front lawn. High grass and weeds will damage your home's curb appeal and may significantly reduce your chances of a quick sale. On the other hand, spending some time mowing the lawn, raking leaves and performing other essential front lawn care tasks can deliver long-lasting benefits. A clean front lawn likely is one of the first things a homebuyer will notice about your home. And home sellerswho are committed to maintaining a pristine front lawn can improve their home's value and their chances of a quick sale. Also, maintaining your front lawn can be easy if you spend even an hourperday performing yard work. Or for those who want to avoid lawn work altogether, professional landscapers typically are available that can keep your front lawn in great shape until your home sells. As a home seller, you'll want to take the necessary steps to up your home's value before you add your home to the real estate market. And with any of the aforementioned home improvement projects, you'll be better equipped to boost the value of your home quickly and efficiently. Stay focused on increasing your home's value consistently and keeping your residence in excellent shape. By doing so, you'll be able to keep your eyes on the prize maximizing your home's value and selling your residence to the highest bidder.





Posted by Karen Adelson on 3/9/2017


71 Adams Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$2,700,000
Price

13
Rooms
6
Beds
7/1
Full/Half Baths
The Grand Estate Colonial is majestically set on almost 1 acre of land, circular drive, stone walls, and gardens making a truly spectacular statement, The quality is immediately evident from the masonry lush landscaping, to the extensive copper detailing and hand-finished carpentry. Step inside and the grandeur continues with exquisite wood details in every room. The flexible floor plan offers a first floor ensuite bedroom as well as 4 additional bedrooms on the second floor all with walk-in closets and en-suite baths. The finished third floor provides even more alternatives with a skylit family room, sixth bedroom and full bath. Every amenity has been thought of-- There is craft and exercise rooms complete with gym flooring and mirrored walls, stone terraces, a fire pit, and one off walk-out playroom in the lower level with kitchenette and bar area. Magnificent private yard and short stroll to Lexington Center.
Open House
Sunday
March 12 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 71 Adams Street, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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Posted by Karen Adelson on 3/9/2017


2 Vine Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$839,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
The ultimate Lexington property: The Estabrook-Captain Turner House, a piece of history lovingly restored for today. At the foot of Lexington Center this absolutely enchanting, picture book antique stands on beautiful grounds behind a picket fence with an archway to a hidden garden with stone fireplace, surrounded by land offering total privacy -- enough land for possible expansion. All the charm of the 1700s including four fireplaces, yet updated with the amenities of today. There is a new half bath and laundry on the first floor and an updated kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances, totally open to a beautiful formal dining room. The wood floors sparkle everywhere including the living room and the contemporary cherry staircase with walls of glass leading to three bedrooms and a beautiful new bath. Other updates include new gas furnace, new roof & more. This home combines it all: beauty, history, function and LOCATION. The perfect place to celebrate Patriots Day in Lexington!
Open House
Saturday
March 11 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 2 Vine Street, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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Posted by Karen Adelson on 3/9/2017


2 Vine Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$839,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
The ultimate Lexington property: The Estabrook-Captain Turner House, a piece of history lovingly restored for today. At the foot of Lexington Center this absolutely enchanting, picture book antique stands on beautiful grounds behind a picket fence with an archway to a hidden garden with stone fireplace, surrounded by land offering total privacy -- enough land for possible expansion. All the charm of the 1700s including four fireplaces, yet updated with the amenities of today. There is a new half bath and laundry on the first floor and an updated kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances, totally open to a beautiful formal dining room. The wood floors sparkle everywhere including the living room and the contemporary cherry staircase with walls of glass leading to three bedrooms and a beautiful new bath. Other updates include new gas furnace, new roof & more. This home combines it all: beauty, history, function and LOCATION. The perfect place to celebrate Patriots Day in Lexington!
Open House
Saturday
March 11 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 2 Vine Street, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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