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Spectacular Bungalow style property, simply sun-dappled throughout, that will check all your boxes, delight the discerning eye and provide you with such space and much more! This home was thoroughly and painstakingly renovated in 2008 enhancing the space and scale that will provide a pleasant surprise. As you approach from the street, push open the gate at the picket fence and enjoy the chic style emanating from the full length front porch, a perfect place to gather on a summer evening. The gracious entry is truly center, offering sightlines to the living room with beautiful bay window, dining room and combination kitchen and family room. The living and dining rooms flow seamlessly, crafting lovely space for entertaining. And oh the kitchen and family room - built for cooking while still keeping the chef part of the conversation, this double room may become your favorite part of the home, just as it has for our current stewards, given the cooking space, plus oversize countertop with dining bar and the wood burning fireplace gracing the area. Exquisite detail: Danby marble counters, under-cabinet mount vacuum making clean up a breeze, French double oven with five burners, as well as a wall oven and microwave/speed cook oven, all the pantry storage you desire and appointed beautifully. This space is a dream to behold, pairing functionality with outstanding aesthetic and design. The family room space centers around the fireplace, boasts gorgeous built-ins flowing from the kitchen and a communication center, as well as sliders to the rear deck and patio. Connecting the kitchen and dining room is a classic butler’s pantry with storage and prep sink, a perfect place to set up the bar. The second floor hosts three of the four bedrooms, all quite generously sized and hosting fabulous closet storage and gleaming hardwood floors, with the master including a gorgeous bath with soaking tub, step in shower, heated towel racks and marble vanity, plus a sitting area and two walk-in closets. The first floor holds an in-law style suite with sitting room, bedroom and full bath - awesome for overnight guests, those seeking a first floor bedroom, space for the extended family or private office for those who work from home. The studio sits atop the two car attached garage and could be used as a cinema or play room. The yard is a veritable oasis, snookered behind the two car garage creating a ring of privacy that is surrounded by mature perennial plantings and a small pond; front and side yards tended by the sprinkler system. With the 2008 renovation, the roof, HVAC and electric systems were addressed and there are now two heat/AC systems to heat and cool efficiently. The stewards of this beauty are also environmentally conscious and installed solar panels. Walk to the bus to Oak Grove, a short jaunt to Melrose’s bustling downtown shops, restaurants and cultural activities, and close to major routes. This combination of style, scale and detail is rarely found!