Filled with some of the mid-century touches that give a home character, yet updated for today~s discerning homebuyer, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath expanded Cape Cod in Pennington borough is within easy strolling distance of a charming and thriving downtown, neighborhood pocket parks and highly rated schools.Hardwood floors on the main level pair nicely with bright white walls, providing a fresh palette for decorating. In the living room, a wood-burning fireplace is bookended by built-in shelves. A guest bedroom, which can become the home~s master suite, is near a full bath with tub/shower combo and a glossy black tile floor.In the galley-style kitchen fitted with Brookhaven cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, an eating area is at one end, and a dining room (currently in use as a music room) is at the other. From here, enter a Florida room with a rustic beamed ceiling painted white, and three walls of windows overlooking the raised deck and fully fenced, deep backyard. A pass-through from the kitchen and a small bar make entertaining a breeze.Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, each with ceilings that are gently rounded at opposite ends. You enter the room at the top of the stairs, and pass through it to reach the second bedroom, though there is enough room to wall off a hallway, if you wish. The rooms are carpeted wall to wall, and nicely sized, with dormer bump outs in both. Storage abounds in the full basement and ample closets.Conveniently located near Hamilton train station and major commuter routes like 95, 31 and 29, this home offers easy access to Princeton (just eight miles away!), Trenton, New York and Philadelphia, plus the many parks and open preserves that dot Pennington Township. The home is also within strolling distance of Toll Gate Grammar School, the Pennington School (private) and the adorable Pennington downtown, which is frequently named one of New Jersey's quaintest for its boutiques, restaurants and overall happy vibe. Fireplace works fine, but is being sold "as is"