Perched above fairville road, this exquisite custo french manor sits on 7.16 acres in the heart of chateau country. the intoxicating views and serene surroundings leave you with a feeling of peace and tranquility. you will find quality and elegance at every turn. enjoy the rolling countryside while only minutes to philadelphia and downtown wilmington. ease of travel is also afforded by this ideal location. only 10 miles to the amtrak train station, and 24 miles to the philadelphia international airport. situated in one of the most desirable areas, not just for its scenic landscapes, but also the award-winning unionville-chadds ford school district. the tour begins with a meandering driveway, that circles the house, allowing visitors to take in the beauty of this majestic home on the hill. you will notice the entire house is made of french lorraine brick with a normandy tile roof to complement the nature surrounding it. upon entering the main foyer, you are greeted with a stunning hand- crafted, wrought iron and ormolu (gold over bronze) curved staircase paired with hand-hewn walnut parquet de versailles floors. this leads into the grand living room with an imported italian marble wood burning fireplace, intricate custom moldings and generous views of the patio and landscape through the 3 french doors. cook and gather in the recently renovated gourmet kitchen with butler pantry. this kitchen is a chef’s dream. it offers two islands, a sub-zero refrigerator, a sub-zero freezer, a wolf commercial grade range with double ovens and custom-crafted zinc hood, calacatta marble counter tops, two beverage refrigerators and built in microwave topped off by dramatic coffered ceilings. additional french doors in the kitchen open to all patio areas, and combine the indoors with the outdoors to create a seamless setting for entertaining your family and friends. the dining room provides a distinguished area for formal and informal dining by combining the elegance of yesteryear with modern touches of comfort. the custom moldings, 18th century english built-in corner hutches, waterford crystal chandelier and sconces make this space perfection. across the foyer, you will find the owners’ suite which provides first floor convenience and privacy. also on the ground level is the library. this room showcases hand-carved moldings, a gas burning fireplace, and french doors to the patio which make it a truly perfect retreat. as we ascend the main staircase, you will appreciate the craftsmanship and details throughout. the second floor boasts 2 spacious bedrooms with their own en-suite, a laundry room, a playroom and 2 additional bedrooms with a shared bath. there is a back staircase that leads to the mud room which accesses the three stall garage on one level or continue to the unfinished basement, where the possibilities are endless. this is truly a one of a kind estate with impressive views to enjoy year round!