Enchanting storybook dwelling (1873 SF) with a delightful, permitted cottage (342 SF) in desirable Historic Holmes-Foster neighborhood. This extraordinary brick/cedar shake early 20th century, cottage-style two-story residence is a charming haven celebrating sun-filled rooms, delightful archways, and pretty hardwood floors, all adorned with memorable touches and upgrades. The kitchen is bright and spacious, featuring honed granite countertops, a stylish backsplash, and a breakfast peninsula, perfect for starting your day. Adjacent to the kitchen is an airy office/den that provides tranquil views and access to a magical outdoor living area. The main floor of this home also offers a pleasing dining room, a generous living room with a gas insert fireplace, and a convenient half bath. Upstairs, you'll find a peaceful primary bedroom, two additional bedrooms, and an updated full bath. But that's not all! Don't miss the super sweet cottage located just behind the main residence, offering endless possibilities such as a home office, private guest quarters, art studio, or rental income opportunity. The cottage features a vaulted voluminous living area with radiant heated engineered hardwood floor, a kitchenette, a cozy sitting room, a full bath, and a loft. Value the beautiful brick alley, five off-street parking spaces, new roof, new windows, and garden shed. Conveniently located just minutes away from beautiful Holmes-Foster Park, Welch Pool, the bike path, Penn State campus and downtown venues.