Built with an eye for detail, this striking residence is nestled on 2.96 wooded acres with a fish pond and firepit in Western Howard County. Ensconced by trees, this beautiful home boasts crown molding, chair rail trim, and a cool ceramic foyer that peeks into the formal living room bright natural light adding to the entertainment value with a picture window followed closely by the well-trimmed formal dining room, and a step-down family room displaying an 18' cathedral ceiling with beams, a walkout to the deck, and a stone surround fireplace. At the heart of this home is the generous upgraded chef's kitchen featuring 42" wood cabinetry, quartz counters, stainless steel appliances including a cooktop, a center island with breakfast bar, and plentiful storage. With a separate entry, the In-law or Au Pair quarters offers a bank of windows with a picture window creating comfort and warmth in the living area, a fully appointed kitchen, a bedroom, a full bath, and a place for everything. Exterior doors have been replaced.