This one of a kind 55 acre property overlooks the White Clay Creek, perfect for the nature lover, outdoorsman, or artist. Mature beech woods provide a peaceful backdrop for the custom designed house built with field-stones from the property. With views from every window, the 3200 sq ft home features 4 BR, 2 baths, upgraded kitchen, DR with garden window bench, LR with stone fireplace and an enclosed south facing sunroom/conservatory on the main floor. The lower floor has a study with built-in bookcases and separate porch and entry, for optional use as a home office or studio. Hardwood floors throughout the house have been recently refinished. Full basement includes rec room and stone fireplace, laundry, utility area and workshop. Ample closets and storage areas are included on all floors. Nestled by the 2000 acre White Clay Creek Preserve (which is contiguous to the Delaware 3600 acre WCC State Park), the property has access to miles of nearby trails which provide endless opportunities for hiking, horse back riding, mountain biking, birding, and photography, as well as exploring natural or local historic features. Township greenways also connect to the 5600 acre Fair Hill NRMA with 80 miles of multi-use trails. The adjacent White Clay Creek, designated as a Wild and Scenic River, provides beauty and fly fishing at your doorstep. This cozy home and setting is ideal for the artist, professor or writer who seeks quiet refuge for inspiration and work. The property includes 27 acres of mature beech woods with an undisturbed understory of native plants, as well as 20 acres of old farm fields . The 30x 60 ft two story bank barn eagerly awaits a new future as a family farm, horse barn or an agricultural use. An easement recorded by Natural Lands Trust preserves this land as your own private greenspace. Permitted for the property includes uses an as educational facility or nature retreat.
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