Looking for the ultimate private country estate with a detached mother-in-law suite? Look no further! This incredible move-in ready ranch boasts an open concept layout & enclosed porch with sweeping nature views all around plus a pond on 2.29 magnificent acres! Located only 12 minutes from downtown Columbia City, on an excellently appointed corner lot with many tall trees & evergreens providing additional privacy (especially in summer), this 2 bedroom, 2 full bath home is perfectly nestled against open fields allowing you to bask in the peace, quiet & beautiful environment. Long paved driveway leads up to attached 2 car garage, tidy landscaping & bonus parking apron; the detached garage/accessory dwelling unit has its own driveway & is far enough apart so as not to cause a disturbance—ideal for renting or those on different time schedules. Built in 1988, there have been updates including new furnace & water heater 2015; new roof on detached garage 2015; sealed driveway 2021; pressure tank, iron out filtration system & septic pumped 2023; whole house pluggable generator installed last year. Covered front entry with sidelight opens to warm & welcoming atmosphere complemented by hearty earth tones & a rustic vibe. Long tiled foyer links to central hub with cathedral exposed beam great room featuring a floor to ceiling brick fireplace to keep you cozy all winter long as well as serene back yard views. Living is open to eat-in kitchen with abundant cabinetry, work station, pantry & wrap around breakfast bar. Dining nook is next to sliding glass doors to walk-out three seasons room offering panoramic vistas of your own slice of country heaven—just imagine dining al fresco, playing cards or hanging with friends here once the weather warms! Spacious primary bedroom has en suite bath with dual sink vanity, tub/shower combo & walk-in closet. 2nd bedroom is generous with window seat, double closets & ample storage throughout. Laundry by garage access & main shared bath with walk-in shower. Tons of outdoor space for all kinds of fun & activities, there’s an in ground fire pit too! Detached living unit also has a 2 car garage & enclosed porch (needs a bit of TLC). Inside is quite efficient with enough space for a bedroom/living area, full kitchenette & bath with walk-in shower. Wonderful for family members or extra rental income. 15 minutes to I-69 & easy access to nearby shopping, dining & groceries. This is a rare opportunity—don’t let this one slip away!