Reminiscent of a bygone era of gentleman farming, this stately home is ready for the discerning buyer. This well loved charming antique w/21st century modernity is sited on 3+acres of broad lawn and blueberry groves on a designated Scenic Road. This 1748 updated farmhouse has 4-5 BR, 5.5 BA, 5 fireplaces plus in-law or au pair living area/flexible floor plan. Chef's kitchen w/Energy Star S/S appliances plus prep sink, induction stovetop, vent hood and wall ovens reflect modern conveniences along w/washer/dryer on main level. Radiant floor heat in mudroom/kitchen. Facing the house, the right side entry finds expansive 1st fl master ensuite w/library/office/seating area. To the left is garage w/dormered office/guest suite or studio above. Architectural features of the Allen Perley House: exposed beams, paneling, fireplaces, built-in cupboard(s), crown molding, wide pine flooring. 2 staircases, full walk-up attic (aka dormitory w/3 restored rooms and full BA) and full basement (radon mitigation system) and window seats. Title V test scheduled; 4 BR system. Ipswich has award winning restaurants, commuter rail, CSA's (Appleton Farms/Three Sisters), as well as vast trails/open space/Riverwalk/Castle Hill and Crane Beach access via resident sticker still $20/yr. A must see!