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A great house for hosting guests, is this comfortable unique 1962 vintage home on an extraordinary 1+ acre lot, complete with mature maples and oak, as well as broad patches of pachysandra all around the house, featuring azaleas, holly, rhododendron, dogwood, pink magnolia, wisteria, and a deep red cut leaf maple. The property is also home to an exemplary leather leaf mahonia, at the far side of the back yard. Greet your guests in this inviting open foyer with random cut flagstone flooring and 10 foot ceilings which create an excellent display space for large works of art. Ample storage throughout the house begins right here with a large coat closet. Beyond the foyer is the den with stone fireplace and large windows, offering a view of the flagstone back patio and open back yard.Two steps up from the foyer and you~re in the spacious living room, separated from the foyer only by an original natural finish wood railing. While one first floor bedroom and the living room are carpeted, the entire first floor has hardwood flooring, seen fully exposed in the dining room and master bedroom suite. Dining room large enough to hold an extended table and large china closet. The west wall of the dining room has newly installed Anderson 400 French Doors that offer excellent insulation while providing a great sunset view out through the three season porch. Vintage kitchen sports an original Frigidaire double wall oven (fully functional) in excellent condition, and original coordinated electric cooktop. Range mounted microwave vents to the outside of the house. Extra deep Kohler enameled cast iron kitchen sink. Kitchen counter with USB receptacle for convenient phone charging. The kitchen opens into an inviting breakfast room, large enough for everyday informal dining. Natural finish Anderson 400 sliding doors provide another access to the three season porch which can be fully screened in fair weather. Laundry room is right next to the kitchen pantry for easy access.Main Level also includes the original hall bathroom, and the south bedroom with a large double closet. The modest master suite offers a bit of privacy, a large well-lighted closet and full three piece bathroom.Second floor bedrooms at opposite ends of the east-west hallway offer privacy to each with a shared full bathroom in between. Both have expansive built in bookshelves, knotty pine paneling, desk space, and great storage - two closets in each with window seats that also have storage drawers beneath. The second floor also has a walk-in CEDAR closet and additional walk in closet, which, for technical types, is a great location for the household internet router. The full basement with outside (and interior) access is excellent storage space. The two over sized garage bays easily handle full size vehicles with space for tool boxes, lawn equipment, and attic storage as well. Easy guest parking in this driveway that spans the full width of the garage bays. Walking distance to Longwood Gardens. Six miles from Winterthur and just 12 miles to the center of Wilmington. A bicycle ride or short drive to the center of quaint Kennett Square. A setting that cant be beat.