Enjoy country living at its finest in this wonderful Kennett Square home that comfortably accommodates any size family! Located in a beautiful woodland setting, in a private oasis set far back from the road, the striking stone gem sits on a lush 5-acre lot enveloped by flowering trees & exquisite landscaping. While the environs are very private, you~re close to great attractions, in a quaint town with farm-to-table restaurants, good schools & varied activities. Only a mile away is Longwood Gardens consisting of 1,077+ acres of gardens, woodlands & meadows, featuring special events & performances. You~re also just 15 minutes from the Wilmington train station, a few miles from Chads Ford & accessible to Downtown Philly in a little over an hour.Staying home is fabulous too, especially in summer when you can relax & have fun in your backyard oasis with a heated pool, Jacuzzi and spacious patio surrounded by trees & greenery. There~s lots of space for grilling & lounge chairs, even a customized pool house for equipment. The wooded backyard provides a peaceful path for walking through the woods.Inside is inviting and lovely, with specialized features in every room and a resort-style flavor. This is particularly evident in the family room with cathedral ceiling, barn beams, and fireplace encased in a stone wall with a huge beam built into the mantle. Custom built-ins, heated English oak hardwood floors, bathrooms with heated floors, 2 offices spaces, 2 family room spaces, and the option of the master suite on the 1st or 2nd floor make this home that much more unique. The flow is made for entertaining, with the main family room open to the breakfast area & kitchen, and a convenient wet bar at hand. Off the foyer is a living room with built-ins & stone fireplace & a formal dining room. A connected butler~s pantry provides easy serving from the gourmet kitchen with granite counters & island, and high-end appliances. Retreat to the master suite with a gas fireplace, oversized walk-in closet (with a cedar closet inside!), and stunning bath clad in stone & tile with a Jacuzzi tub + upgraded shower with multiple jets & hand-held spray. The walkout basement with heated wood floors is casual & inviting, with a 2nd family room, office, bedroom, full bath, wine cellar & work space. Other highlights include a partially-heated driveway, whole-house generator & extensive camera system!
Listing courtesy of Robin R Gordon, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford