Fresh, updated, bright & cheerful all describe this ideally-located modern home in premier neighborhood of upscale residences. The soaring ceilings, large windows & stunning fireplace make the LR an impressive place to entertain - while the adjacent sunroom has views of the glorious park-like setting. The dining room is ready to host large gatherings w/ ease, and flows into the eat-in kitchen w/ vast granite counters & stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet space, a terrific breakfast room w/ a door to one of the three custom decks. The bedrooms are each spacious and the flexible layout accommodates a variety of needs including private space for guests or multi-generational living. The master suite is a dreamy retreat with cathedral ceiling king-size bedroom and updated bath w/ glass-enclosed shower. The hall bath is sleek and sophisticated with a stylish double vanity. The sun-filled walk-out lower level w/ wood-burning stove has a second glass sunroom that brings light deep into the space, making it a pleasant family room, play/rec room, home office, gym or inspiring art studio. Recent improvements include natural gas furnace w/ allergen filtration, well pump, top appliances. Within walking distance to the largest nature preserve in CT as well as close proximity to town recreation/ball fields, the acclaimed school campus and charming town center plus the Merritt Parkway, and very convenient to the Cannondale train with free parking and access to NYC/Grand Central.