Introducing 257 FIRST STREET, located in a PREMIERE Neighborhood in MELROSE! Quiet elegance & a feeling of "home" greets one upon entering this superb, impeccably kept home. EXCEPTIONAL CRAFTSMAN style -- featuring 7 rooms, 2 BR+, 1.5 Baths -- 1668 sf w/ 2-Car detached garage plus off-street parking in driveway. 1st floor/main level features Upgraded Kitchen(2011) w/ Granite counters & Stainless Steel appliances w/ half bath off kitchen. OPEN CONCEPT Kitchen/DR, great for entertaining! Bright Family room(Sunroom) off DR & generous size LR w/ fireplace & spacious entryway complete the 1st floor. HW floors throughout. 2nd floor features 2 beds, 1 full bath(Upgraded), w/ spacious landing big enough for office or spare bedroom. Master BR w/ California Walk-In Closet. Gorgeous & Expansive Front Porch & a Quiet/Peaceful Backyard. Walking distance to very popular Downtown Melrose. Washer/dryer hook ups & Extra Storage in basement. Close to Oak Grove T, great commuter location. Won't last!