Lexington Real Estate Lexington real estate is rich in historical architecture.
The Town of Lexington is a true gem rich in American history and culture.
Lexington has a reliable and expansive public transit system. It is served by the MBTA with bus service into Alewife Station, which has Red Line subway service into Boston. The town is also served by Lexpress, an in-town minibus service popular with students and seniors, and the Minuteman Bikeway, an 11-mile trail into Cambridge and Arlington to the east and Bedford to the west. Lexington is centrally located to Route 128 recognized as the high-tech corridor, and Route 2, so you can get where you need to go, including into Boston, in no time.
The Lexington bike path runs behind Mass Ave and is a hugely popular spot for joggers, bikers and those simply enjoying a scenic walk.
A PLACE TO LEARN
The Lexington School district is among the top-ranked in the state and nationally. Click here to learn more.
A PLACE TO GROW
Lexington real estate consists of a variety of historic home styles built across different centuries. Single-family homes with a multitude of large, older homes reflect the colonial period. Along with the high number is Colonial and Victorian homes, modern structures carefully designed to seamlessly fit in with the town’s historic flavor have begun to pop up.
A PLACE TO CONNECT
When you are in Lexington, you can’t miss the town center and green–historical reenactment of the Battle of Lexington and Concord. The top rated Trip Advisor “thing to do’’ is to tour the Hancock-Clarke House, which was built in 1737 and was the home where John Hancock and Samuel Adams were sleeping when Paul Revere rode to wake them up on April 19, 1775, before the start of the American Revolution. You can also spend time on the Lexington Green, better known as the site of the first battle of the American Revolution, where there is now a statue commemorating the Lexington Minute Men.
Other historic structures you can go inside include the Buckman Tavern and the Munroe Tavern, both wartime meeting places. The latter was taken over by the British on the afternoon of April 19, 1775, according to the Lexington Historical Society.
A PLACE TO EXPLORE
For a non-war related activity, you can go to Wilson Farm, which has been in operation since 1884. The original owners were Irish immigrants who took their produce into Boston to sell at Quincy Market.
Other highly rated food options include Neillio’s Gourmet Kitchen, Royal India Bistro, Jackson’s Kitchen, and Via Lago. Artistry On the Green is very highly rated for breakfast and brunch and don’t forget dessert at Sweet Thyme Bakery, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, or any of the other places to quench your sweet tooth in town.