Exceptional custom ranch style home nestled in serenity on 2.28 acres backing to parkland and Hawlings River. Set back and accessed by a long tree lined driveway you will love the privacy being surrounded by equestrian and walking trails and a 10 acre farm while being in proximity to DC, Baltimore, Columbia, and Metro. The welcoming exterior boasts mature shade trees, a covered front porch, and stone walkway setting the tone for what awaits within including hardwood flooring, decorative moldings, and sun-filled windows and sliding glass doors. Spend quality time with loved ones in the family room highlighting exposed beams, a cozy stone accented wood burning stove and beautiful pastoral views. Well suited for celebratory dinners or casual meals, the dining room showcases French doors leading to the idyllic screened porch. Prepare your favorite meals in the kitchen boasting granite counters, stainless steel appliances including a double wall oven and an arched brick range area with hood. Perfect for family gatherings and comfortability, a living room and breakfast room combination is hosted off the kitchen. Retreat to the spacious primary bedroom complemented by three closets including one cedar closet, as well as a renovated en-suite bath with a floor to ceiling tiled glass enclosed shower. Two additional generously sized bedrooms and an updated full bath conclude the sleeping quarters. An expansive den with a bay window is ideal for hobbies or working from home. The lower level provides a recreation room with recessed lighting and a sizable storage room. Enjoy barbecues and summer nights on the screened porch and deck overlooking the lovely nature views. In addition, this property offers an invisible fence around the entirety of the property as well as a storage shed with electricity. Property Updates (2015-21): Primary bath renovation, A/C replacement, deck replacement, 4 exterior doors replaced, hardwood flooring in family room and bedrooms, water heater, deck sealed, and driveway sealed.