Corner lot Cape Cod charmer! Tucked in enclave of desirable North Hills is this stunning, renovated 3BRs/1.5bath stone home with detached, set-back 1-car garage and unbelievable backyard views! Updates include new whole house water filter (2021), new roof with custom copper flashing/gutters/front dormers with Boral siding here and throughout, repaired cedar siding, updated upstairs exterior window sills/trim, garage door, painted home’s exterior (2020), new triplex electrical line/meter box (2019), refinished floor with custom oak details, added new fieldstone patio to match home (2018), new landscaping/rock walls (2017), new furnace, renovated sunroom with new custom windows, framing, trim, and exterior door, rebuilt front door (2016), completely renovated kitchen/baths, removed wallpaper, restored original trim/molding/wood doors/hardware/banister, new mantle, updated electric/all new elements, painted entire interior, and more (2015)! This 1938-built home sits along quiet tree-laden street of yesteryear homes and features lush front lawn dotted with mature trees, stone sidewalk, and stone-stacked landscaped beds. Step through original front door with brass mail slot into lovingly restored home where period architecture was preserved and harmoniously blended with modern must-haves. Golden, polished original hardwood floors, deep inset windows, decadent trim, solid wood doors, and treasured hardware, all traits of masterfully constructed earlier-era home, are throughout. All-wood staircase is ahead with the 1st of many dual-deep closets. Hue-of-blue painted LR is to right with picture window flanked by 2 side windows on front wall. Striking wood-burning FP is stone that mirrors home’s exterior, creating fluidity, and boasts new custom made southern yellow pine mantle recovered from PA barn. It’s laid-back space that calls one to linger! Tucked off LR is sunken sunroom, where 3 walls of windows and exposed stone wall create undeniable charm and picture-perfect views to vibrant foliage. Floor is stone echoed from both FP/exterior of home,weaving ribbon of continuity. Perfect perch to curl up with novel, gather with friends, or simply relish nature at play! Half glass pane door leads out to back stone patio, sunny spot to enjoy outdoors. Opposite LR is darker blue DR, which is intimate, inviting and still in cool neutrals. Picture window combo from LR reappears on DR wall and offers balance across front, while full wall provides option for hutch. DR is completely open to renovated kitchen thanks to new, open concept floorplan. Cream Birch cabinets with soft close doors are paired with extra-large ceramic tile floor, while high-grade granite countertops are fused with gray subway tile backsplash. SS appliances including 5-burner stove are crowning accent! 2 pendant lights highlight breakfast bar that cleverly connects 2 rooms and can function as extra DR seating or as a standalone. Door leads to backyard. Hall leads past built-in oak shelves and PR to 1 st -floor sage-color, hardwood-floored BR with ample closet space and ceiling fan. Walk-out LL features utility sink, W & D, and storage. Hardwood floored upper level has large secondary BR, linen closet and expansive primary BR that features walk-in closet/dressing room and 2 nd closet. Dormer provides ideal spot for desk/window bench, while dual window offers snapshot views of gently rolling wooded area.Full bath is iconic with B & W tile floor, white subway tile ½ wall and tub/shower. Stone patio stretches across back of home and looks to level, open backyard and beyond to towering valley of greenery that offers tranquility, privacy and countryside ambiance, an unheard-of gem in N. Wilm.! There’s even private access to Bringhurst Woods trails. Walkable to Bellevue State Park, mins. to Rt. 202/I-95, 5 mins. to Amtrak Train Station and 20 mins. to Phil. Airport. Nothing to want in this 1600 sq ft + classic cape home on Northside Dr.!