This elegant home rests on four landscaped acres. The central front door ushers everyone into a marble floored foyer with custom vignettes lining the curved wall along the formal staircase. To the right is the formal living room with fireplace. Beyond that is a cheery sunroom with doors to the lawn overlooking the pool area. To the left is the formal dining room with fireplace, built-in cabinetry, a chandelier with matching sconces and a butler's pantry. In the family room, are a wall of windows with views of the back lawns, a door to the terrace, built-ins, a fireplace, a convenient wet bar with cupboards and a second door to the office with coffered ceiling, fireplace, built-in cupboards and shelves, and windows on two sides. The breakfast room is augmented with built-in china cabinetry, a decorative chandelier and doors to the terrace. The kitchen is a wonderful collection of conveniences, such as twin Bosch dishwashers, 5-person snack overhang on the granite topped island, a 5-burner Dacor range is on the island, and lots of built-in cupboards. A second front door leads to a whimsical mudroom with a powder room, two closets, built-in storage stools, a second set of stairs to the second floor, the garage entry door and the kitchen. On the second floor are five bedrooms and four full baths. The master suite features a charming balcony, a sitting room, fire place, vanity room, walk-in closet with custom organizers, large jetted tub, separate WC, plenty of cabinets and a glorious marble shower with convex curved glass door. Imagine having THIS personal spa to enjoy on a daily basis! The second bedroom has a large closet with organizers and private bath; the third and fourth bedrooms share a bath and also are equipped with closet organizers. Bedroom five is a Princess or au paire suite with a sitting room, bedroom, a bath with a large soaking tub, and shower. Entering the lower level, be delighted by a large central game room with doors to the patios and pool area. This level also has a fitness room, full bath with glass-doored shower and sauna, bonus room which can serve as a relaxing library or collection room, wine cellar, additional play room and (wait for it . . . ) a home theater with wet bar. Ahh! Now the resort is complete. Inside and out, this is a home designed for living, entertaining and appreciating the changes of season along the Brandywine Valley providing graceful living at its best.
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