A gracious farmhouse with roots dating to the 1700s. The current owners and stewards of this extraordinary home have struck a balance between careful historic preservation and incorporating all necessary contemporary comforts - Highlights include a large modern eat-in kitchen with huge island and high-end appliances, Wolf 48 dual fuel (electric oven with 6 gas burners & a griddle, renovated powder and laundry rooms, updated house-wide systems , 3 working fireplaces, and a stunning double parlor with arch. Although every room has been touched, much of the home's original character has remained intact. Enjoy the views of the seasons from the newer expansive covered porch that serves as an outdoor living and dining room with ceiling fans, pendant lights, and large screen television. Five bedrooms with a second-floor family room and kitchen in between makes an exceptional multi-generational living situation or a second income producing apartment on the property. On the 2.5-acre grounds find a carriage house with an income-producing one-bedroom apartment with central AC and its own washer dryer, an ice house, milk house, stone house, and barn. A large circular driveway with two entrances provides plenty of parking. Renovated siding with James Hardie board siding. Property is located approximately five miles from Princeton University. Patch of paradise found!