**Highest and best by noon Tuesday!** Nestled in one of Norwalk's most desirable neighborhoods is 2 Shepherd St. This updated 4 bed, 1.5 bath colonial offers a desirable layout on a level and beautiful lot. On the main floor are the spacious living room, dining room and kitchen, an updated half bath and bonus den in the back. Dark HW floors and wooden ceiling beams pair with large south facing windows to create a light-filled living room. The eat-in-kitchen with new porcelain flooring and newer stainless steel appliances is at the center of the home and looks out over the private yard. A limestone patio and large flat lawn are perfect for outdoor recreation and entertaining. The rear yard has mature trees, beautiful landscape lighting and flowering shrubs, with plenty of space to throw a ball or play yard games. Upstairs, all four bedrooms feature dark HW floors and share a large bathroom. The full basement has a well-lit laundry space, storage area, and open space perfect for a playroom, wine storage, and more. Updated mechanicals include: new central air, boiler, hot water heater, and newer oil tank. The converted one car garage provides bicycle and tool storage with a convenient automatic garage door. This amazing home and property are on a quiet side street in the heart of the desirable Cranbury neighborhood, a short walk to the market, two parks, and the brand new Cranbury elementary school. Only a few minutes away is access to trains, highways, and the beach.