Tucked away, yet walking distance to the bus, train & Melrose Square, this 3 bdrm,1.5 bth Col. checks all the boxes! Period charm & details blend seamlessly wt modern updates & must haves for daily easy living! The kitchen, the "hub" of the home, anchored by a large island, is great for breakfast, homework & entertaining! Off the kit is the new must have, a large MUDROOM wt lots of space to store sports equipment, winter boots, carriages,& dog bowls!! The AWESOME master bdrm is the special bonus in this home, wt vaulted ceilings, 2 closets & extra space to escape & relax! The 3rd fl holds the 3rd bdrm, just right for the person looking for their own private space & retreat. Outside, the trex deck overlooks the big backyard & is perfect for gardens, pets & play! This is a true Melrose charmer; the envied "small city" lifestyle offers neighborhood parks & schools, Wholefoods, restaurants, proximity to 93, trains, the "T", bus routes & close-knit neighborhoods! Leave the car at home!