Looking for the perfect house? Private yet convenient to everything plus top schools? This is the house for you! Convenient to all Rte 40 has to offer yet perched on a quiet lot with a private backyard backing to trees. Your own private park is right out your backdoor. Car enthusiasts will appreciate the additional covered parking for that priceless car or use it for your boat or "tinkering shop." Traditional Center Hall Colonial in Marriotts Ridge school district, Almost 2 acres, you will enjoy privacy and tranquility in a premier Howard County location convenient to commuter routes, shopping, entertainment, dining, and all the amenities offered in both Howard and Carroll counties. Fashioned to create memories for a lifetime, the family room's wood-burning fireplace and exposed wooden beams are warm and inviting while its location just off the kitchen makes for perfect entertaining. The sunroom is equipped with heat and air conditioning so it can be enjoyed all year long, whether you desire to count the snowflakes as they fall on the trees in the wooded lot, sing with the birds as spring fills the air and surrounds you with breathtaking views, or both! The owner's suite brings romance with a fireplace and the updated full bath boasts a large shower with dual shower heads, double sink, and garden window. The addition of an expansive walk-in closet completes this bedroom. Original hardwood floors are in all bedrooms, living room, dining room, and family room. The finished basement offers a large L-shaped recreation room, which includes a walk-out to a patio leading to a private enclosure that houses a hot tub, plus additional storage space under the sunroom. The basement also offers plenty of storage and a large workshop area. Laundry is located on the main level is a separate mudroom just off the garage. The garage comfortably houses 2 cars with an additional storage area. Have an electric car? No problem! A car charger is already installed. In addition to your attached 2-car-garage, a bonus detached garage is perfect for car enthusiasts, a boat or tractor storage, or simply an additional ~tinkering~ station. The storage shed has an upper level that is perfect for a treehouse or additional storage! Upgrades include geothermal heat, roof, gutters, chimney, high-performance windows, whole house water filtering system, kitchen appliances, granite counters, ceramic backsplash, new flooring in the kitchen and sunroom, new carpet in the recreation room, and fresh paint throughout. Schedule your visit today!