Exceptional offering in 02138. Free-standing 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath residence in Strawberry Hill near Fresh Pond. Inviting covered front entry porch opens onto a delightful front hall - welcome home! Larger light-filled living room with two exposures. The spacious kitchen features a center island and a charming pantry with glass-panel cabinets and second sink. The dining room is open to the kitchen and offers direct access to your own private deck and secluded fenced garden with mature plantings. Upstairs, you will find an ample master bedroom suite featuring cathedral ceiling and skylights, as well as two additional bedrooms and full bath, plus laundry. Highlights of this home include 8'-11" ceiling height on the first floor; master bathroom with double vanity; Central AC; 2-car parking in the drive; ample storage on the lower level. Enjoy easy access to Harvard University and Harvard Square. Close to Whole Foods & Trader Joe's and just down the street from Sofra Bakery and Cafe. Home!