Gracious custom built colonial with "wow" and fine finishes plus contemporary proportions is situated on nearly three private acres in gated community bordering the Greenspring Valley. 6 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath plus a multitude of indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces. Beautiful light-filled formal rooms and sophisticated casual spaces feature high ceilings, wide quarter sawn hardwood flooring, exquisite millwork and five fireplaces. Grand foyer with remarkable curved staircase opens to living room and dining room with gas fireplace. Handsome gourmet kitchen with custom cherry wood cabinetry, stainless high-end appliances, large island, coffee bar, and breakfast room. Kitchen opens to a library/family room with gas fireplace and uber stylish great room with soaring ceiling, wood burning stacked stone fireplace and second staircase. The main level master bedroom suite with two walk-in closets and gas fireplace opens to sunroom and new luxury bath with soaking tub, large marble shower, and sauna. Second level features large bedrooms, en suite baths and bonus room/studio with skylights. Expansive finished basement includes an au pair suite or second family room with gas fireplace, full bath, fitness room, media room, and abundant storage. Main level country-sized laundry with room for pets and lacrosse sticks opens to 3-car garage with wall-mounted storage systems. Saltwater heated swimming pool with cascade waterfall is surrounded by stone terraces with sitting walls. Deck with glass panel rail system and covered terrace below are perfect for crab dinners! Beautiful views of green space, pasture, perennial gardens and rolling lawn merge to woodlands providing diverse habitats for a multitude of native plants and animals. Nature abounds - enjoy the cacophony of peepers in near-by ponds on warm summer evenings, and seasons defined by wildlife who make the valley their home. Outdoor enthusiasts are drawn to the area known for steeplechase and equestrian events, horseback riding, biking, and golf. Valley neighbors are committed to conservation and take pride in protecting open space and the rural and agricultural character of this renowned region. Convenient to premier shopping complexes, schools, I-695. Minutes to Metropolitan Baltimore.