Bring your design ideas to this solidly built three-bedroom raised ranch lovingly cared for by the original owners for the past fifty years. With 3.9 acres of mature landscaping and woods abutting hundreds of additional acres of forest donated by the owners' family to establish a nature preserve, enjoy an abundance of privacy and endless adventures while hiking, cross-country skiing, and more. The main floor includes a living room with wood-burning brick fireplace; sunroom with a soaring ceiling and gracious windows overlooking the forest and direct access to a 12x17 deck; dining room; kitchen; three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Add carpet or warm flooring to complete the 20x24 finished daylight basement bonus room with stone hearth wood-burning fireplace, full windows, and a sliding door walk-out to an enclosed 12x16 screened-in porch with stone floor. An oversized laundry room with full windows also contains a half bathroom. The two-bay heated garage also houses the furnace and oil tank; WiFi-enabled overhead door openers allow for access from anywhere. Launch your kayak around the corner into Ell Pond; quick 10 miles to the beach; 7 miles to the Wells Amtrak station and Rt. I-95; 35 minutes north to Portland or 30 minutes south to Portsmouth.