Beautiful, quintessential colonial with a classic wrap-around farmer's porch in the HEART of Melrose! This fabulous 3bed/2bath home has been lovingly maintained and updated over the years - the 1st floor features a spacious & renovated kitchen w/ granite-stainless, with an open layout that flows into a dining space, sunlit living room with built-in window seat, and a wonderful bonus room perfect for an office. 1st floor also has a full bathroom and custom mudroom area that walks out to the large deck overlooking a picture-perfect, fenced in backyard made for entertaining. 2nd floor features 3 full bedrooms, laundry and a gracious 2nd full bathroom. Central AC, hardwood floors throughout and excellent storage in the unfinished, walk-out basement. Best of all, find this all in the middle of highly desirable Melrose neighborhood minutes to town center and its many great restaurants, shops, the commuter rail, Oak Grove (Orange Line) T, Rt 93, the Fells, Conant Playground & more. Must see!