Amazing living in Ashland! Enjoy new premier 55-plus community located on the fringe of historic Smyrna. This 2Brs/2 bath, 2-year young home touts easy 1-level living, low maintenance and open floor concept. Perfectly placed lot just opposite beautiful pond with fountain, front rooms of home face, and have clear of views of water. Vibrant landscaped beds of robustly-colored flowers and shrubs, accented with black wrought-iron bench, precede covered porch, front-entry 2-car garage and cream-siding home with pitched rooflines. Upgrades are plentiful and include increased main living space, ~-inch hardwood floors, crown molding, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, cabinets, wood accent on walls, granite inlay and ~ subway tile wall in FR, storm door, beadboard, ceiling fans, bath lights/mirror/medicine cabinets, whole house humidifier, carpet pads, pantry built-ins, deck, retractable awning and more! Front door opens to lightly white-washed hardwood floors that create open and airy foyer of crown molding, and carve path and offer glimpse of main space and beyond. Immediately to left is formal DR with plush beige carpeting and continued crown molding here and in kitchen and FR. Thanks to both triple window on front wall and dual window on side wall, room is warmly lit with pewter chandelier offering soft glow for evening hours. Corner space is even perfect for electric FP, if one chooses, and can easily be balanced by corner hutch in opposing corner. Across from DR is spacious laundry room, with built-ins for extra pantry and storage, and access to 2-car garage with shelving. Hallway from foyer leads directly back to kitchen, which is elegant in every way with rich cherry cabinets, granite countertops, SS appliances, and subway tile backsplash with smoky dark grout. Tri-copper light enhances kitchen ensemble and creates boundaryless dining area. Rustic, farm-wood adorns wall that spans and connects kitchen to carpeted FR, which is hugely spacious with credit to extension current homeowners implemented and is confirmed by extra-large cherry ceiling fan. FR has dramatic interest, starting with fabulous farm-wood wall that offers backdrop for sprawling entertainment center, and is further highlighted by ~-wall subway and granite inlay corner, where natural gas stove stands ready to warm room and glass sliders on back wall. Full, unfinished LL, insulated all around, has egress and can easily be completed as play room or rec room. Shades on all the windows throughout home. Formal rooms provide upscale elegance, while gathering spaces lend down-to-earth charm. Hallway leads to secondary carpeted dual-window BR with dual closets, plenty of room for 2 separate wardrobes, and lovely knotty pine accent wall offering inviting ambiance. Hall bath features charming beadboard, whimsical touch, and both cherry vanity and extra white-wall cabinet with open shelving along with spacious shower. Enter MBR and big, wide private bath greets you with double-sink cherry vanity, full shower and linen closet along with extra wall cabinet and charming beadboard. MBR is expansive with gorgeous knotty pine accent wall and spacious alcove, perfect for retreat area or office set-up. 2 corner windows plus additional window offer natural light most of day. Sizable deck sits off back of home that is enveloped in privacy with natural screen of tall evergreens. With the touch of a button, awning appears and offers instant shade and just as easily can be retracted for warming sunshine, while potted plants thrive at edge deck! It~s a perfect outdoor venue to be enjoyed around the clock. Home is merely mins. from Rt. 13 and less than 4 miles from Rt. 1. Small town flavor, big living benefits on Clarendon Dr.! Seller agrees to pay 6 months HOA fee with Acceptable offer.