A truly one-of-a-kind property, this home overflows w/character & quality craftsmanship, all set against the backdrop of Sand Run Metro Park. A grand foyer with marble flooring, circular staircase & incredible woodwork welcomes you. The formal DR features ornate plaster work reminiscent of a French country house, with wood paneling sourced from a 16th century Scottish castle, as does the incredible library/study. The remodeled kitchen (2014) features custom Schrock Alder wood cabinets, 6 burner gas cook top, new exhaust fan under the original copper hood, dbl ovens, dbl sinks & more. This kitchen is ready to entertain, and now better incorporates the adjacent hearth room, which features a wood burning fireplace with gas starter & views to the 2.29 acre wooded lot. More impressive plaster & wood work await in the LR, as does a stacked limestone fireplace. The 1st floor features 1” thick original red oak floors, all professionally refinished in 2014. 3 new Pella sliding doors lead to the 1,000+ sq.ft patio/terrace that overlooks the backyard and a private 2+ac. nature retreat in the heart of the city & minutes from everything. The finished basement adds more living space, complete w/2nd kitchen & possible in-law/nanny suite. Other updates: total remodel of two main floor baths (featuring subway tile & granite); new flooring & paint in the 3 guest bdrms & new basement carpet (Aug.16). There isn’t another lot or home like this in the area. Tour the property and see for yourself!