Come see 217 Forrestal Drive in one of the most prestigious Communities in New Castle County … R.C. Peoples Caravel Farms, where great curb appeal, manicured landscape and covered front porch welcome you to this well cared for property. Upon arrival you are sure to notice the hardscaped front walkway and porch with the stunning 8 ft. circle. Situated on its 1.02- acre treed lot this home offers many notable features with 4033 sq. ft. heated and cooled living space above grade, 583 sq. ft. finished below grade with an additional 650 unfinished space for you to use as you wish. This updated and well cared for 2 story colonial offers many notable features and is ready for new owners to move in and start living. In addition to gleaming wood floors the home is adorned with slate foyer, crown molding, recessed lights, Wasco skylights in the family room, vaulted ceiling in the sunroom, brick wood-burning fireplace, gold trimmed wood stove that heats the entire first level and mini-split Sanyo system for heat and air conditioning in the Florida Room. Upon entering you will be immediately inspired by how the space flows seamlessly into different areas, creating the perfect atmosphere for entertaining. Through the front door enter the spacious 2-story foyer with slate flooring and immediately notice the oak turned staircase. On the right is the 22x13 ft. living room with crown molding and masonry wood burning fireplace with mantle. Proceeding straight ahead you enter the formal dining room decorated with crown molding and chair railing. The kitchen, fit for any chef, has been updated with Jenn Air cook top, oven and microwave in addition to stained oak cabinets and Quartz island with cooktop and overhand. Additionally, the kitchen features a L- shaped work area with Quartz countertop with oak cabinets for storage. A step down from the kitchen is the 30X15 ft. heated and air-conditioned Florida room. Here your breath will definitely be taken away. The 30x15 tiled Florida room is walls of windows and has vaulted wood ceiling, recessed lights, 3 Skylights, wood-burning stove and a separate zone heating and cooling heating system. The main level is perfect for summer, holiday and family gatherings year-round. The 26x13 ft. family room can be entered from the kitchen or foyer each with pocket doors. From the powder room and first floor laundry room area there are doors that lead to garage and/or the rear yard. Up to the second level and across the bridge you find 11x12 ft. Bedroom #4. Down the hall is Bedroom # 2 and 3, both generously sized with large closets. The 19x14 ft. master suite is complete with separate dressing beauty area, cabinets for storage and walk-in closet. The hall bath with double sinks and linen closet the upper level. Oh wait, that’s just the interior. Be sure to take in all the rear yard has to offer with the inground, cement, salt system swimming pool complete with diving board and swim-out. All this just in time to enjoy the summer lounging around the pool or simply relaxing gazing at the pond and beautifully landscaped yard. The sliding glass door in the Florida Room leads to the expanded patio and salt-water pool. Enjoy the outdoors behind the rear fenced yard overlooking the open space and pond. How convenient it will be enter the main living space through the two-car turned garage. Other updates include architectural 30-year shingles installed 12/2018, heat pump w/Oil backup installed 2012 and Florida room heat pump installed 2001. Hurry because the jewel will not last long! Call for your private tour today!