Travel down this particular majestic tree framed road in Frankford Delaware, and it will lead you to a beautiful sprawling contemporary ranch style home, perfectly situated where the trees open to allow the sun to bathe it in light. Stop and listen, and you will hear why the lane you journeyed down to this home is appropriately called Chirping Birds. Your arrival is celebrated with the majestic stone staircase, cascading from the wrap-around social porch, hosting multiple areas to gather and enjoy the panoramic views that frame this magnificent property. This welcoming covered entry invites you to come inside and explore this one-of-a-kind home, with architectural details distinctively designed for easy living and complemented with a generous open concept design, incorporating lofty windows that bathe each room with natural sunlight, soaring ceilings, and craftsmen details at every turn. Inside, the foyer graciously opens to reveal the exquisite and grand-scaled great room crowned beadboard, accentuated with recessed lighting and anchored by the floor to ceiling raised hearth, 3-sided fireplace, handsomely encased in stone. This beautiful home's features and amenities include a gourmet kitchen outfitted with black stainless-steel appliances, a bi-level center island with gas cooktop and breakfast bar, warm 42” cabinetry that complements the wood trim wok of the home, and all highlighted with an abundance of recessed lighting. The kitchen is enhanced by a thoughtful floor plan that includes 2 very generous pantries, a mudroom and laundry room, and the perfectly placed powder room. Access to the oversized garage with a walk-up second story storage area can also be found off the kitchen. Enjoy meals with friends and family in the spacious dining area just off the kitchen and adjacent to the great room, with picture windows and views of the outdoors. Enjoy your morning coffee in the solarium with its very own vaulted beadboard ceiling, walls of windows and wrapped in decorative stone. Entertaining outdoors is made easy on the expansive slate patio, with its built-in, stone faced, kitchen prep area, adorned with granite countertop surfaces, sink, and grilling station just off the gorgeous, screened porch with bead-board ceiling and brick herringbone patterned floor, wrapped in views of the oasis that awaits your exploring. The primary bedroom suite also features a vaulted bead-board ceiling, and is wrapped in picture windows, offering 2 sizable walk-in closets, a graciously sized sitting room, and ensuite with a substantial glass enclosed shower, accented by a beadboard ceiling. Two substantially sized bedrooms with ample closet space and a hall bath complete this homes’ well-planned layout. Boasting over 41 acres, this property offers not only this well-loved, architecturally graced home, but also many other incredible opportunities just waiting for the next homeowner to realize its full potential! On the property you will find, a pond, a customized, fully working, and well-equipped garage with 2 service bays, a below grade pit equipped with drain, built-in tool benches and a separate private office with a kitchen area, that could be a great in-laws suite or awesome man-cave. There are 5 additional well maintained storage buildings, one specifically designed and complete with a softball pitching bullpen. This property is the perfect opportunity for a buyer with a vision, to take it and their dreams to the next level!
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Listing information last updated on August 2nd, 2021 at 10:03am EDT.