The best of both worlds! This inviting family Colonial is part of an active, family neighborhood close to shopping, dining & public transportation, yet enjoys the benefit of abutting & overlooking acres of town conservation land. The house has a welcoming flrpln w pretty hdwd flooring throughout the 1st & 2nd flrs, new windows (2008), eat-in kitchen w new granite countertops & brkfst bar as well as a freshly painted interior & exterior. FR w French Door & fp flanked by built-ins, DR & LR w abundance of natural light, lg 21x16 four-season sunrm w built-in grill & glass walls on 3 sides overlooking a private backyard complete the 1st floor. Upstairs are 4 BRS, including a Mstr w walk-in closet & private bath. The grounds are expansive & private; a woodland path in the front yard leads to a fabulous backyard w landscaped playgrnd, deck w inviting swinging bench & lattice screening adorned w climbing trumpet vine in addition to access to walking/running trails to TheThoreau Club!