This lovely gambrel is located within WALKING DISTANCE OF AMHERST VILLAGE sited on a partially wooded 1.5 acres complete with a stone wall! A large 3-SEASON PORCH sets the stage for lazy summer evenings as it flows out to the stone patio and private yard. Inside, the tastefully updated eat-in kitchen boasts WHITE SHAKER CABINETRY, granite counters and flexible island space with newer appliances as well as a handy FIRST FLOOR LAUNDRY/mud room. A welcoming formal dining room is light-filled and finished with stately WAINSCOTING and chandelier. Natural oak floors cover the front-to-back living room featuring a cozy antiqued brick fireplace with built-in book cases and cupboards while a cheery FIRST FLOOR OFFICE has a bright bump-out window and functional built-ins for optimal efficiency and comfort. Upstairs, you'll find an oversized PRIMARY BEDROOM SUITE featuring an updated bathroom, built-in closets and peaceful woodland views. 2 other comfortably sized bedrooms are filled with light and served by a cheerfully updated main bathroom. Don't miss the large FINISHED BASEMENT with room for ping pong, gym, office or a movie theatre, complete with wood fireplace...the perfect hang-out space! Updates in the past year include NEW ROOF, full exterior painting, new well pump and a new garage door, while the septic system and all other windows including sunporch have been replaced in recent past. Enjoy TOP-RATED SCHOOLS and easy access to Rt 101. $3000 CREDIT TOWARD FLOOR REFINISHING!