Nestled on a premier tree-lined street at the back of the popular Northwood neighborhood. This property has charming street appeal with towering oak trees, meticulously maintained landscaping, and a large shaded front yard. From the moment you step inside, you will be captivated by the views of the backyard sanctuary that is showcased through the wall of windows along the back of the home. Enjoy the birds (over 59 species viewed by the seller over the years!), playful lizards and squirrels as well as beautiful native plantings. The living space features a vaulted ceiling, cozy floor to ceiling brick fireplace, wood shutters, and an open floor plan, providing a great space for both lounging and entertaining. Sliding doors open the living and dining area to the sprawling backyard, expanding the feeling of space. A sunny, softly updated kitchen (2009) features granite, an abundance of storage, built-in serving bar, pass through to the dining area and a window box large enough for a container herb garden. The eat-in kitchen is the perfect spot for everyone to gather, cook or just enjoy a cup of coffee. The oversized primary suite is a calm and serene place to be after a busy day and features an en-suite bath and walk-in closet. Three spacious secondary bedrooms all have lovely light and large closets. Several exterior improvements have been made including an updated roof (2009), hardi-plank siding and windows (2008), gutters (2002), and A/C (2018). This home offers the perfect location to feel secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city while still being only 10 minutes to the Domain, Q2 Soccer, Apple, restaurants, shopping, major employers, the library, along with easy access to DT + zoned for acclaimed schools. Don't miss this one!