A circular driveway and peaceful setting welcomes you to this brick accented 3,340 sq ft colonial set on an incredible .97 acre lot backing to Patapsco State Park! Direct walking access to Historic Ellicott City and the park for hiking, biking, fishing trails, and more! The portico entry ushers you and your guests inside to find a foyer entry, hardwood floors, living room with ambient gas fireplace and access to the screened in porch, formal dining room, and a main level bedroom with built-ins and fireplace. Eat-in kitchen boasts a huge center island with breakfast bar, granite counters, stainless appliances, skylights, breakfast area, and a wall of windows offering panoramic views of the tree-lined backdrop. Enjoy your morning coffee on the screened porch with breezy ceiling fan, skylights, and access to the backyard. The upper level hosts 3 bedrooms with hardwood floors including the owner's suite with walk-in closet and private bath featuring a dual sink vanity and plenty of storage space. Finished basement offers a rec room wired for surround sound, an office wired with high speed LAN outlet and built-in book shelves, extra storage space, and a walkout to the backyard. Sprawling backyard features a patio with a firepit and a walkway to the front of the home, a HoCo permitted 20' by 24' monolithic slab foundation ready to support a structure such as a pavilion, a playset, and storage shed. This energy efficient home is equipped with dual zone systems; 2 furnaces and 2 air conditioning units, one dedicated to the upper level, the other the rest of the home, the whole house reaches the set temperature in a matter of minutes! Welcome home!