Privacy AND a County Setting. The extended driveway parts bucolic pastures as you approach this lovely historic property perched atop 11.89 acres w/stunning Sourland Mountain views. Magestic trees, stone walls & standing seam copper roof immediately make you aware that you're approaching a truly unique home. As you enter through the front door one will feel the character of this 1700's stone farmhouse. The red brick foyer is warm and welcoming and since 1976 the home has been restored and expanded by the current owner who has paid meticulous attention to insure the recently refinished wide pine floors, 4 working fireplaces, custom chair rails, period paint colors & modern updates match the era of the home. You will be drawn to the 9' walk-in fireplace with bee-hive oven, cast iron pot holder and period cupboard cabinetry in the living room; a great escape sitting by the fire on chilly Jersey nights. The rustic kitchen boasts a working stone fireplace, exposed beams, and full butcher block countertop. A pass-thru gives access to the inviting formal dining room with 3rd fireplace. The home has many modern amenities such as 2 1/2 baths, 2 zone heat and central air, main floor laundry room w/laundry shoot, 3 car garage, whole house fan, exceptional closets & storage space; the many windows allow natural light to shine in; all wonderful features to this historic home. Nap on the large windowsills in the expansive Fam/great room & listen to the flowing stream through the dual full wall windows. An exposed stone wall adds character to the rear stairway and leads from the Fam room to the exceptional 800 sq/ft master bedroom w/sitting area, 4 closets-two which are walk-in and en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub. The guest room closets have original hardware and a 4th working fireplace. The fourth bedroom has vaulted ceiling, dual side closets & skylights. Are you a nature enthusiast? Appreciate beautiful countryside & enjoy the serenity and peacefulness of your surroundings on the rear patio under the shade trees. Bordered by various outbuildings, though in need of loving care, consisting of a 1400 sq/ft heated & air conditioned office; 6850 sq/ft 3 story dairy barn, an additional 1, 170 sq/ft barn, great for livestock(currently home to herd of sheep), as well as space to accommodate 10+ cars/trucks. 8.89 Acres is farmland assessed. Three miles to downtown Hopewell, 20 minutes to Princeton, Lambertville and Delaware River Towns.