This exceptional home has it all! Located in a quiet and well-maintained community in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the Brandywine Valley. Situated right at the Delaware/Pennsylvania State line with a historic marker located on site from 1892. Just minutes from Christiana Hospital, AI DuPont Hospital, the University of Delaware, Center City Wilmington & all major transportation venues with easy access to the I 95 corridor. This stunning home has been impeccably and lovingly maintained with top of the line features and appointments. Wonderful bright and open floor plan with gorgeous 2 level entry foyer and grand staircase, formal dining room with crown molding and corner built-in china cabinets, overlooking the pool, living room with gas fireplace and spacious first floor office with Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring and built in desk and bookshelves. The heart of the home is the fabulous eat-in kitchen with oversized, custom island, beautifully renovated by Craftway in 2005 with custom milled cabinetry, including many custom features such as warming drawer, full-size freezer, separate dishwasher, icemaker and bar sink in the butler"s pantry. This bright and open kitchen flows into the two-story great room with cathedral ceiling which features a gas fireplace with marble surround and beautiful views overlooking the side court yard and rear of the home. Original design included owner"s suite on the second floor, now ideal for a growing family or a killer guest bedroom suite, while the present owner"s suite is found on the first floor featuring a balcony to a courtyard with small pond. It also includes a double sided, gas fireplace, recessed lighting and many windows optimizing the natural light in this space as well as two gigantic walk in closets, in-suite bathroom boasting dual vanities, soaking tub, tile floor and shower. The main level offers 10" ceilings, hardwood flooring throughout the foyer, living room, dining room, butler"s pantry and kitchen and plush carpeting in the owner"s suite and family room. In addition to the upstairs master suite, the second level offers two additional, generously proportioned bedrooms with ample closet space and attached private baths. Bedroom 4 includes bonus space ideal for a computer nook, dressing room or playroom with a large cedar closet with ample storage. Magnificent yard with pool, pool house with kitchenette & half bath all combine to make this home stand out from the others.