First time this home has been offered for sale! Recent improvements in excess of $450,000 have been made to this elegant home which rests on four landscaped acres. The central front door ushers one 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. To the left is the formal dining room with fireplace, built-in cabinetry, a butler"s pantry, all with custom lighting. 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 & a second door to the office with coffered ceiling, fireplace, built-in cupboards & shelves, & windows on two sides. The breakfast room is augmented with built-in china cabinetry & doors to the terrace. The kitchen is a wonderful collection of conveniences, such as twin Bosch dishwashers, 5-person snack overhang on the large granite topped islamd, a 5-burner Dacor cooktop, & lots of custom crafted 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 & the kitchen. On the second floor are five bedrooms & 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 & 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 & private bath; the third & fourth bedrooms share a bath & 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, & shower. Entering the lower level, be delighted by a beautiful custom mural, large central game room with doors to the patios & pool area. This level also has a fitness room, full bath with glass-doored shower & sauna, bonus room which can serve as a relaxing library or collection room, wine cellar, additional play room & a home theater with wet bar. Ahh! Now the resort is complete. Inside & out, this is a home designed for living, entertaining & appreciating the changes of season along the Brandywine Valley providing graceful living at its best.