Lexington makes a deal

The interior of this Lisbeth Street home is spacious.

When it comes to real estate, Lexington has a reputation as a tony kind of town: an area full of huge old Victorian houses and stout Colonial farmsteads, all with prices to match. This makes a moderately sized single-family home under half a million dollars quite a find. Meet such a place: 10 Lisbeth Street.

“Lisbeth is a small house that’s perfect for someone who is looking to live in a great town like Lexington,” says listing agent John Tse.

The bungalow-style home has two floors with the second angled by eaves, eliminating square room living. The ground floor has a spacious feel that’s enhanced by a new kitchen that blends with the traditional look of the living room and separate dining room.
 
“It has incredible charm,” adds Tse. “It has character, plus modern amenities, at an exceptional price point.”

What adds to the value are the updates. Besides the kitchen, the house has a newer roof and heating system. So, should they choose, the next homeowners can live comfortably without immediate additional expenditure.  

Access to the T means about a 15-minute drive to Alewife station. The Minuteman Trail and bike path, which echoes the infamous 1775 Red Coat march from Boston, is just minutes away.

History and a small town feeling is what you buy into in Lexington. Lisbeth Street is off Massachusetts Avenue, not far from the main street’s independent stores and restaurants. Stop for ice cream at Rancatore’s or catch a movie at the old cinema. Past the shops, of course, is Lexington’s famous Battle Green, which is framed by a white clapboard church and old Colonials — a daily view of American history.

Buy now
   
10 Lisbeth Street, Lexington, has 1,179 sq. ft. of interior living space, two beds and one bath. There is added storage space under the eaves and a basement too. A small yard, one-car garage and newly poured concrete patio complete the home’s amenities.

Listing price: $465,000
Listing agent: John Tse, Hammond Residential Real  Estate 617-851-3532 www.janovitz-tse.com



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