Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
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Sold: Our First Peacock Farm New Listing of 2013!

Sold: Our First Peacock Farm New Listing of 2013!

Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior). Click any photo to enlarge: 53 Peacock Farm Road. Offered at $760,000.  Use the Contact button to schedule a private showing. Pictured in the 2013 New York Times last month, this is only the second Peacock Farm listing to be put on the market since our listing of a...
Walter Pierce 1920-2013

Walter Pierce 1920-2013

We were very saddened to learn of the loss of Peacock Farm architect, Walter Pierce, a Lexington and Boston-area modernist legend and a true innovator. We were fortunate enough to interview him in 2011. The New York Times notice links to that interview. The Lexington Minuteman also had a front page notice of Mr. Pierce’s passing....
Private Sale of Peacock Farm House

Private Sale of Peacock Farm House

Private (Non-MLS) Sale of a Peacock Farm House

Private (Non-MLS) Sale of a Peacock Farm House

Photos by John Tse . Click any photo to enlarge: We sold 25 Peacock Farm Road, Lexington, in 2008. When our clients were relocating, they quickly purchased a new home in a new town. With two very small children, they wanted to avoid opening the house to the wide market on MLS and asked us...
Sold: Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

Sold: Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

35 Peacock Farm Road, Lexington List Price: $475,000 (UNDER AGREEMENT) Rare opportunity to own and restore a classic mid-century modern Peacock Farm house. Full post below.
Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

Click any photo to enlarge: 35 Peacock Farm Road, Lexington List Price: $475,000 (Sold) Rare opportunity to own and restore a classic mid-century modern Peacock Farm house, designed by Walter Pierce (see interview here), a design that won the 1957 AIA Better Homes and Gardens/NBC “Homes for Better Living” prize. Nestled in a wooded half-acre lot....
Sold: Peacock Farm Listing!

Sold: Peacock Farm Listing!

See below post for all photos We have listed another Peacock Farm classic. UNDER AGREEMENT Bright and updated mid-century modern: Five bedroom, three full bath original Peacock Farm house designed by noted architects Walter Pierce (see interview here) and Danforth Compton, updated and well-maintained by the original owners and improved extensively since 2010 by the current...
New Peacock Farm Listing!

New Peacock Farm Listing!

Click any photo to enlarge: We have listed another Peacock Farm classic. UNDER AGREEMENT Bright and updated mid-century modern: Five bedroom, three full bath original Peacock Farm house designed by noted architects Walter Pierce (see interview here) and Danforth Compton, updated and well-maintained by the original owners and improved extensively since 2010 by the current...

New Peacock Farm-Area Offering

There is a new listing in the Pleasant Brook section, adjacent to the Peacock Farm neighborhood, for $699,000, listed with Coldwell Banker. As always, John Tse and Bill Janovitz are always available as buyer agents for this and other brokers’ listings. Contact us for more information.  
Sold: Lexington Mid-Century Modern

Sold: Lexington Mid-Century Modern

Click any photo to enlarge: SOLD January, 2012 $622,000. One of the first Peacock-Farm style houses built outside of the Peacock Farm development, this 1958-built modernist home was designed by Walter Pierce and updated by the current owners, an architect and a designer/artist, only the second set of owners of this particular example of the coveted...

New Video Tour of Lexington’s Mid-Century Modern Neighborhoods

  Hope you enjoy this tour that we put together. Here is a smaller, “mobile” version of the same:  
Interview with Walter Pierce

Interview with Walter Pierce

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that he developed with partner, Danforth Compton. Mr. Pierce told the Globe, ““we were taught that architecture could contribute to social policy; we were zealous and were reacting against the...