A Once-in-a-Lifetime opportunity awaits; ~Best of Both Worlds~ comes to mind. Rarely do farm and sea meet, with privacy and convenience. This homestead is in close proximity to Delaware beaches, restaurants, shopping, and recreation. The farm consists of 25+ acres, complete with 3 fenced pastures, a working horse barn with 4+ stalls, chicken coop, gardens, and professional landscaping. From the minute you drive the long tranquil, winding road, you will be consumed by the beauty of this lovely rustic, yet modern, farmhouse. As you breeze through the wavy stone walkway, you will be mesmerized by the horticulture, sunsets, and sounds of nature. Make your way to the expansive wraparound porch and sit for a delightful rock. The double antique doors, from Charleston, SC, lead you to a large gathering room with wide-plank wood floors, 10 feet ceilings, and windows galore. Imagine the warmth of the brick fireplace, enjoying time with family and friends, after a homemade meal with ingredients from your very own garden. Enjoy a first floor master bedroom or design it for your office needs. For the chef in your family, they will love the professional chef~s kitchen with Viking appliances, granite counter tops and island for preparing healthy, farm-fresh meals. Think~farm-to-table dinners in this beautiful country setting, enhanced with flowers from your hobby farm. Touring the second floor, you~ll find a lavish master with claw-foot tub and views of horses and foxes playing. Two additional bedrooms with their own bathrooms, and a centrally located laundry room, compliment the second floor. There is a large finished loft, offering recreational fun with a balcony, which could easily be converted into a guest suite or apartment, to round out the interior space. Let~s not forget the large, covered hot tub on a snowy evening, or the separate studio, which has great potential as a ~She Shed~ or pool house. This ~Best of Both Worlds~ homestead is located just off Route 17 & 26, singing peace & tranquility, as a natural beauty. Appraised on 11/7/18 for $1, 160, 000!