Single-level living with all the perks

This lovely house is larger than it appears! If you've wished you could find a house that someone else took really good care of, and further, enhanced it with well designed, high quality renovations--this is it.

6604 Wells Parkway, University Park, MD, 3 bed, 1.5 bath, $479,000

The kitchen is the star attraction--beautifully renovated with a large central island, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. It opens to a spacious family room addition that has a wood-burning fireplace. A powder room and laundry niche are off this area as well as access to a large patio and quiet backyard. There's a second fireplace in the spacious living /dining area with a sun porch adjacent. Three bedrooms and a nicely renovated bath are just down the hall. The town park is at the end of the street. Meet your neighbors on the quiet, shaded walkways. It's a great house for active commuters--walking distance to Prince Georges Metro Station or the attractions of Riverdale Park Station and the the University of Maryland. The Hyattsville Arts District, is just a few minutes drive down Route One.

House Facts

Bedroom/bathroom arrangement: Main floor - three bedrooms with a full bathroom near the bedrooms and a powder room off the family room

Desirable features: gorgeous, updated open-plan kitchen connects to the family room, laundry on main level, hardwood floors, sunroom/porch off the side of the house, two wood burning fireplaces, central air conditioning,