When you buy this home, you'll experience the best of all worlds! Great Howard County Schools with comfortable and spacious living while still convenient to shopping and major arteries to DC and Baltimore! Drive up on your private tree lined and landscaped driveway to a beautiful brick front stately Colonial home situated on 3 private acres with beautiful mature trees. Heated in ground 20x40 Venetian shaped swimming pool with attached spa and diving board is closed for the season but ready for Spring! The addition of this pool expands the outdoor family experience! Enjoy many evenings in the inviting screened porch off the family room with French doors overlooking the pool and yard. Inside, you will find a spacious foyer with beautiful wide plank oak floors, a first-floor library with built ins, plus a large living room with the wood floors and built ins. A large dining room decorated for an inviting formal dinner and featuring those gorgeous oak floors and a bay window allowing lots of light in can be found right off the updated kitchen. The kitchen features a center island and granite counter tops, Stainless Steel appliances and a breakfast area with bay window overlooking the beautiful back yard. The family room is right off the kitchen and features a wood burning fireplace and mantle and brand-new carpet. The upper level features 5 very large bedrooms, all freshly painted with nicely decorated with modern colors, all new carpeting, recently replaced 6 panel doors to the bedrooms, and an updated hall bath. The master suite is spacious with plenty of room and a large private bath. The walkout lower level is finished, inviting and ready for you to unwind. Great for a television area, home theatre and play area or whatever you decide to make it. There is also a large storage area and is plumbed for a bathroom. This is a private oasis and a real beauty! Right down the road from the Cattail Creek Country Club. Call your agent now to see this easy to show home!