Prominent in town 4 bedroom colonial on 1.22 aces with a stylish detached studio/garage offering many creative live/work arrangements or rental income potential. You can feel the memories in this warm and inviting home with large rooms & high ceilings, plus a 14'X29' family room with gas fireplace and private back yard. Current owners have completed a series of well executed upgrades from the basement up, with room left for the next owner to add their own touch and finishes. New upstairs bath with radiant heating, refinished wood floors, remodeled downstairs bath, basement waterproofing and a new heat pump in the carriage house. A total of four, second floor bedrooms in the main house offer plenty of living space or additional office areas. Newly built (2009) garage/studio has excellent potential for a workshop, multiple offices, mother in-law space or overflow for guests with an efficiency kitchen plus bedroom and full bath. Open yard with a mix of lawn and woods, plus space for edible and perennial gardens providing happiness to your private outdoor sanctuary. This home is in the center of the Hope village with recreation fields & playgrounds nearby, apple orchard, historic Hope General Store plus public pond access just down the road.