Welcome to Melrose, a vigorous suburban city approximately 10 miles north of Boston, named the No. 4 hottest ZIP code in the country by Realtor.com! Beautiful and easy to navigate, Melrose is home to a picturesque downtown that is lined with gas lamps and features many fine as well as casual dining choices. Surrounded by an abundance of ponds and streams, being close to fields and woods where one may enjoy different types of recreational fun activities, Melrose has earned its accolades as the place to live! 475 Upham is a charming, sun-filled, ranch-style house located on the East Side. With many desirable features, this can be the perfect start for a first-time homebuyer, or an ideal downsize for empty nesters. The generous sized living room with bay window and wood burning fireplace offers plenty of room to spread out. Steps away is the kitchen and dining area with direct access to the lovely sun porch and the surprisingly large fenced-in yard with both deck and lush green space!