Welcome to 156 Carleton Avenue, a welcoming residence set on a picturesque cul-de-sac. You will enjoy lively front-yard socialization in addition to beautiful entertaining spaces in the private, fenced backyard. Only one block to Newton Park and convenient to Ben Franklin Elementary, Sunset Pool, town and train! With over 2,700 finished SF on three levels, there is room for everyone! The airy main floor is anchored by the spacious kitchen with abundant cabinetry, granite counters and island. This open-concept area includes a sunny breakfast room and welcoming family room with beamed ceiling and fireplace. Walk-out to the amazing backyard with built-in Viking grill, paver patio, deck and perfectly charming (and bug free!) gazebo with cedar shake roof. The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and opens to the large living room with views of the expansive, covered front porch and yard. The large laundry room/mudroom enjoys access from both the side yard and attached garage. Four bedrooms on the private second level include a primary bedroom with luxurious ensuite bath, three secondary bedrooms and an updated hall bath. The renovation of the basement added over 600 finished SF... perfect for office, rec room, play room, movie nights and exercise equipment. On-trend styling, thoughtful updates and a picture-perfect location!