As the last few months have taught us, life is a journey to be embraced, lived to the fullest every day in an environment that soothes us, calms our minds and brings us joy. There's no better place to understand and experience this than on this beautiful 8+ rolling acre estate - let the gates close behind you and leave the world and its worries behind. Custom designed by nationally recognized architect, Anne Decker, and exquisitely built by the award winning, Sandy Spring Builders, this property is a rare avis, one of a kind. The architect's "sensitivity to scale and simplicity of form" is evident throughout. Exceptionally finished with an unparalleled attention to detail, you will be enthralled at every turn. Handmade copper light fixtures, a custom milled mahogany front door, six fireplaces with honed soapstone hearths, bead board ceilings, shiplap walls, custom white, Christiana kitchen cabinetry with honed white Carrera marble counters with full marble backsplash, an oversized Chef"s kitchen with a 36" Wolf stove and 36" Subzero refrigerator/freezer are just a few of the many special features and finishes. Great natural light bathes most rooms. Lifestyle and comfort take precedence here with a wonderful, open gathering space with a combined Kitchen/Family Room/Eating area with two fireplaces opening to a delightful slate and blue stone screened porch and a kitchen terrace. On the other side of the home's first floor, you will find a sublime Master Suite with "His" and "Hers" spa-like baths and walk-in closets with custom built-ins and a private home library with its own secluded terrace and fireplace. Lifestyle extends to the outdoors as well with a large slate and bluestone patio, organic garden with raised beds, an established asparagus garden, a run-in shed for the horses or potting shed for you, a fire pit patio for singing camp songs and roasting marshmallows and a sturdy outbuilding with the potential to house a pool house, wood working/art studio, exercise studio or whatever your heart desires. Round up the dogs, the horses...whatever makes you happy. Hop on the John Deere Gator and admire your 8+ emerald green acres. Treasure your new normal and the next chapter of your journey.