Timeless appeal on Tennyson Rd.! This home is tucked in the enclave of Brandywine Hills, a picturesque community of winding sidewalks, tall lamp posts and mature-aged trees, and is bordered by Matson Run Park, steps away from Delaware Greenway Trails which connects to Can-do Playground, and 2 blocks from Rockwood Park and Museum. Plus, easy access to I-95/Rt. 202, 10 mins. to City of Wilm./Amtrak Train Station and 25 mins. to Phil. Airport. This 5BRs/3.5 bath spectacular stone home is elevated from street and showcases new stone steps and stone walkway. A black wrought iron lamp post leads to the graceful, recently renovated 4 column portico. Cone-shaped evergreen anchors corner of home, while beds of trimmed shrubbery hug front. Home's updates include new shutters/metal window frames/AC unit (1 of 2)/boiler/DW/built-in bookcases in primary BR, reconstructed sunroom ceiling to ensure proper water drainage and repainted LL. Interior exemplifies earlier-era character and classic appointments meld with charming elements to create rooms that speak of subtle elegance. Front foyer in palest hue of blue, boasts crown molding, lightly polished golden hardwood floors and hardwood staircase. Hardwoods and soft color palette are throughout. To left is made-for-entertaining LR with crown molding and 3 deep inset windows that offer views to home's front, side and back lush yards. Collection of chairs sit before FP with white wood surround and expansive wall opposite is ideal backdrop for prints! Off LR, tucked to side of home, is sun-drenched 9-window sunroom that can be flex space! Design it as retreat to read or create delightful home office. Its soft tulip yellow color mimics the sun and brightens room even more! To right of foyer floor plan was opened up for no-regret entertaining space! Main space was renovated and recreated to be receptive, airy and connected, while preserving old-world charm. Enchanting DR, suffused in mint green paint, features matching front window to LR?s, chair rail and crown molding. Full wall walk-in bay window on side adds beauty and extra square footage! Beyond and open to DR is upgraded kitchen, where rooms are linked by extended countertop with stash-under stools for perching in kitchen or extra seats in DR. Fresh take on traditional look! Cherry cabinets, granite countertops, angled ceramic tile backsplash, and SS appliances offer rustic and rich blend. Details make a difference with crown molding, recessed lights, granite windowsill and glass pane cabinet door. Door leads to quaint side patio with stone wall for potted plants. Off foyer, little-traffic hall leads back to PR of leaf green ceramic tile floor, pedestal sink and small-scale window plus access to 2-car garage. Knotty pine paneled, walk-up LL is warm and welcoming, great game/rec room. It also has separate room with work bench, utility sink, and egress. Hardwood floors continue on 2nd level with 2 secondary BRs with angled ceilings, deep inset windows and sizable closets. Beyond is arched entrance that leads past deep-ledge window where vase of flowers fit fabulously, 3rd secondary BR and hall full bath with white tile floor, white cabinet vanity, and half wall of white beadboard. Sweeping primary suite is nestled on its own side of home and touts retreat area, custom built-in bookcases, cobalt blue accent wall, and appealing dressing room alcove with window and roomy closet. Full, updated, luxurious bath! Tan ceramic tile floor with ceramic tile wall accented with scrolled border is paired with cherry cabinets and taupe granite countertops. Indulge! Turned staircase grants access to 3rd level guest en suite! Privacy reigns in this spacious hardwood-floored BR with 2 half-moon windows, alcove for window seat or dresser, sizable closet and full bath. Driveway wraps to rear-entry garage with multiple parking spots, while backyard is mix of tall trees with beds of thriving plantings and ground covering. It's the total package on Tennyson!