Enjoy 2.4 acre sanctuary in vibrant area backing up to 30+acre protected forest and stream. Flexible and convenient multi-level boasts sunlit rooms, gourmet kitchen, two fireplaces with over 3300 sq. ft (per seller) of gracious indoor living. Deck 17'X30', screened porch, patio 17'X24', garden cottage w/electric, huge 24'X40' workshop/barn/garage w/electric, perimeter fencing & gorgeous gardens ensure dazzling outdoor living. The 2 story entry opens to large, light filled living rm and bright gourmet kitchen. Floor to ceiling custom bookcases anchor the wood burning fireplace and oversize windows from the 2 story covered porch flood the room w/gentle light. Crown moulding finished the upscale look, the generous dining space's white wainscoting makes your furniture pop. sliding glass doors lead to the charming screened porch that provides gorgeous views of back gardens. The gourmet kitchen was designed for 2 cooks to work together with 2 under mount sinks, 1 HP disposal, granite countertops, custom Century glass front cabinets, Bosch DW and KitchenAid propane cooktop/electric convection oven. the wall of windows overlooks the lovely back gardens. The oversized, L-shaped family rm hosts the laundry and half bath. Wood burning, raised hearth FP makes for cozy winter evenings. Brick wainscoting adds charm and the many windows make the room sunny and pleasant. Triple pane door leads to patio and provides great view of back gardens. Second level, 2 large, sunny bedrooms share a hall bath. The Princess Suite's huge closet, charming en suite bath with custom cabinetry and backyard view will make it everyone's favorite.Third Level has huge master suite with gigantic walk in closet & bonus rm/office, shelves, skylights. 3 Zoned with radiant heat in the family room & radiators throughout the upper floors. Every room is comfortably warm and so is the shower. 3 programmable thermostats allow each part of the house to be comfortable and Efficiently heated/cooled. 500 gallon in-ground propane tank owned and automatically filled by Boulden at low price. Powerful whole-house fan draws clean, fresh evening air through entire house. Close proximity to cultural and historic treasures like Longwood Gardens. EZ access to major transportation with 9 miles to rt.95, 10 miles to Wilmington train station, 30 minutes to Philly Airport, 60 minutes to New York City via Acela, 90 minutes to Baltimore, 120 minutes to Washington DC. And add Kennett Schools one of top in Nation.