This custom, updated 4 bedroom/ 2.5 bath Chester County farmhouse is situated on a picturesque 21 acres. It is rare to find a country farmhouse built with exceptional carpentry and attention to detail as well as a level of privacy, ease and comfort where the vistas and woods create a magical sense of place that is so peaceful. The home sits on a hill with views of the Octorara River Valley and surrounding farmland in Chester and Lancaster counties.Designed to replicate the old world charm of the 18th century, this home showcases the relaxed country lifestyle of homes built with hallmarks of care and craftsmanship. As you approach the home, you-ll notice the pent- eave roof which runs across the wrap-around porch overlooking the expansive property. Enter through the handmade cherry six panel front door with antique lock box. The interior of the home is finished with extensive use of native hardwoods to create a pleasant and warm atmosphere. The majority of the millwork was created on-site. Gorgeous random width hardwood cherry floors and solid exposed beams enrich the ambience of the first floor. Highlights include the living room-s built-in walnut cabinets with raised panel doors and views of the valley, kitchen with cabinets that are cherry with matched figured cherry panels and drawers, with hand forged rat tail hinges. The counters are solid walnut with a double cast iron enamel sink. Enjoy cooking with the updated stainless steel appliances, including a professional Viking stove/oven, and Samsung refrigerator and dishwasher. Adjoining the kitchen is a large dining area with oversized picture window, a terrace door to the porch as well as a wood burning stove with fieldstone chimney. At the heart of the home is a huge post and beam great room with oak-beamed vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace, random width cherry floors and plenty of natural light for memorable family gatherings.On the second floor you-ll find the large master bedroom with full bath and plenty of closet space. There are two additional well-lit bedrooms, hall bath and stairs to the spacious 4th bedroom/loft area. The lower level is partially finished with a wood- paneled game room and ample space for storage. Located less than 1.5 hours from Philadelphia and 30 minutes from Wilmington, this home is the perfect year-round residence or weekend retreat. Note: There are two parcels within this property, 44-06-0002 and 44-06-0002.0200. 12.5 acres are leased for farming, and the lease may be terminated with 6 months notice. The home is on the adjoining 8.9 acres in public records.