Precious memories begin here! Tucked away on a quiet loop street in Lower N. Stamford sits this lovingly cared for and meticulously maintained 4 bed 2.2 bath split colonial, on your own private manicured acre. Sun pours into the open living room, with built-ins, fireplace, and bow windows. The stylish and spacious formal dining room with built-ins is large enough for entertaining big families around the holidays. Warm & welcoming kitchen with a touch of modern includes accent lighting, exposed brick, fireplace (s'mores at any season!), large pantry, and mudroom area. Plus adjacent breakfast room with backyard views let's you enjoy each other's company no matter the meal! 4 bright bedrooms with hardwood floors, 3 wood-burning fireplaces, oversized 2-car garage, whole-house generator connected to town gas, and TONS of storage including a large walk-up attic. Cozy walk-out family room on LL with exposed brick fireplace and sliders opening up to pool & patio area. Surrounded by mature woodlands, the large, level and very private backyard is ideal for entertaining, parties, and family fun- with gas-heated pool, stone terrace, tranquil stream, and plenty of play space. And don't forget about the outdoor brick fireplace, perfect for s'mores on a summer night. Walking distance to Arboretum & Stamford Nature center, convenient to High Ridge shops & restaurants, and only 2 miles from the Merritt.