Prepare to be dazzled by this proudly maintained Antique Colonial featuring an eat-in cherry kitchen, soaring ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors & a cozy fenced-in yard. The expansive first floor includes an elegant formal dining room with adjacent screen porch, bright & sunny living room with bay window, chef's kitchen, family room, & full updated bath. Enjoy the flexibility of three bedrooms with an updated bath on the 2nd floor & two additional bedrooms on the 3rd floor. Finished recreation room in the lower level basement plus ample unfinished storage. Recent improvements include an updated heating system (2018), hot water heater (2017), electrical panel (2023) & roof (2022) plus freshly painted exterior/interior (2023) & refinished hardwood floors (2023). This is the ultimate Melrose location offering easy access to high school & middle school, Highlands Village, downtown Melrose, shopping, Whole Foods, CVS, restaurants, commuter rail, library & numerous recreation areas.