181 Lexington Rd Concord, MA 01742
Listing Courtesy of: MLS PIN / Barrett Sotheby's International Realty / Kathleen "K.C." Winslow

  181 Lexington Rd Concord, MA 01742

Pending (19 Days)


Perched on a knoll overlooking Ralph Waldo Emerson's Concord home, the Lucy Jackson Brown House was built by Emerson for his wife's Sister, and constructed with the help of his good friend, Henry David Thoreau in 1845. Extensive renovations include a new open-floorplan Chef's Kitchen, renovated Family Room, new baths, mudroom, screened sunroom, new wide-plank oak flooring, and a new wrap around covered porch, all in keeping with the charm and historic character of the original structure, with its high ceilings and period details. A large detached barn with loft opens up a world of opportunity for an additional dwelling unit, private office, recreational room and/or in-law suite. The .88 acre property abuts Philosopher's Park, creating a hard-to-find, serene and private in-town setting. Entertain in the same spaces that were enjoyed by The Emerson's, Thoreau, and The Alcott's. Only a short stroll to restaurants, shops, historical sites, nature trails and the commuter rail to Boston.

MLS #:
Lot Size
0.88 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Antique, Greek Revival
Middlesex County
American Mile
Bathroom Details
Interior Features
  • Refrigerator
  • Countertop Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Disposal
  • Sun Room
  • Laundry: Electric Dryer Hookup
  • Laundry: Washer Hookup
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Utility Connections for Electric Dryer
  • Laundry: Lighting - Overhead
  • Oven
  • Laundry: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
  • Utility Connections for Electric Range
  • Laundry: Second Floor
  • Utility Connections for Electric Oven
  • Exercise Room
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Laundry: Recessed Lighting
  • Windows: Window(s) - Stained Glass
  • Windows: Skylight
  • Laundry: Lighting - Sconce
  • Range Hood
  • Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid
  • Dining Area
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Pantry
  • Remodeled
  • Cabinets - Upgraded
  • Kitchen Island
  • Flooring - Hardwood
  • Exterior Access
  • Open Floorplan
  • American Mile
Lot Information
  • Wooded
  • Cleared
Property Features
  • Fireplace: 2
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Family Room
  • Foundation: Stone
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Heating and Cooling
  • Oil
  • Baseboard
  • Central Air
  • Ductless
Basement Information
  • Full
  • Interior Entry
  • Tile
  • Hardwood
  • Pine
  • Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Shingle
Utility Information
  • Utilities: For Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup, For Electric Range, For Electric Oven
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
School Information
  • Elementary School: Alcott
  • Middle School: Cms
  • High School: Cchs
  • Garage
  • Off Street
  • Paved Drive
  • Total: 3
  • Detached
  • Workshop In Garage
  • Barn
  • Storage
Living Area
  • 3,088 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Selling Office Commission: 2.5
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