This spacious home offers character and comfort a short walk from highly rated schools, local restaurants, libraries, and playgrounds. The raised gardens in front step up to a classic front porch. The front entrance is flanked by a formal dining room and living room with built in book cases. A step down into the modern kitchen brings you into an open floor plan, perfect for midweek meals and gatherings as well as entertaining larger groups. A generous kitchen island and breakfast room offer options for dining. The kitchen opens to a sun-filled family room with French doors overlooking the brick patio. Upstairs are four bright, sizable bedrooms and two full updated baths. A fifth bedroom (without a closet) can be a nursery, office, exercise room or converted to a master bath. Outdoor spaces include the broad front porch, covered side porch, perfect for grilling in any weather, patio, gardens and detached garage. You'll enjoy established lilacs, peonies and raspberries in the yard. Within walking distance of Toll Gate elementary school, the Middle and High Schools, as well as local banks, shops and restaurants.