Wonderful 7.8 acre equestrian property comprised of 4 separate parcels being sold as one, located within an hour of Wilmington, DE beaches, and MD waters; it is perfect for a family compound or simply a grand estate. The home is located near multiple golf courses and minutes from the Dover Air Force Base. This custom built home is a unique, one-of-a-kind, masterpiece with custom Amish carved timber frame beams, antique heart pine 8 plank floors reclaimed from a southern tobacco warehouse, a hand carved limestone fireplace mantle from an Indiana quarry, custom designed and hand built mahogany front door, custom cherry office built-ins, master closet built ins and even a cedar sweater closet. From the moment you enter this gracious home, you will marvel at the taste and detail. The inviting entry hall is flanked by the formal living and dining rooms and leads straight back to the formal dining room. The family room is a wonderful place to enjoy a fire, read a book from the wall of bookshelves, fix a drink at the wet bar, or simply gaze out the back patio doors onto the tranquil fields beyond. The office is just off the family room and is really a place that evokes the gentleman's club house feel. The chef's dream kitchen and breakfast room are well designed with a walk in pantry, stainless steel appliances, beautiful white custom cabinets, and an oversized island perfect for prep work and socializing. The MAIN FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM SUITE is truly that: an oversized room with patio doors to the back deck, huge walk in closets with organizers and custom shelving, a spectacular marble shower with jetted tub, custom shower etc. The second floor has 3 additional bedrooms and two additional full bathrooms. The finished basement has a full powder room and bar area. The property has a 4 or 5 stall barn with an automatic fly and fire system, complete with a separate wash stall and heated tack room that includes a W/D hookup, hot water heater, toilet, and sink. The attic above the barn is floored with a nice wide staircase for easy access. There is an arena, multiple paddocks with run ins and automatic watering. Stalls can be converted into a foaling stall and exterior can be set up for rehabbing equine injuries. If horses are not your thing, the barn would make a wonderful workshop or art studio. Everything about this property has been meticulously thought out and designed and then executed with exquisite skill and craftsmanship. Come make it your own.
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