Welcome to 14504 Pioneer Hills Drive Darnestown, MD 20874!Leveled, green spaces and mature trees and plantings surround this 1979 brick-and-siding colonial home, set on nearly 1 lush acre in the scenic Darnestown community just off of Route 28 & Germantown Road.A huge oak tree graces the front of the property, adding to its curb appeal along with the long driveway that widens to the oversized parking pad outside the two-car garage. This flows right into the open, lovely backyard that yearns for barbecues, gatherings, or just relaxation.An updated quartz kitchen, elegant living and dining rooms, a cozy family room with a brick-surround fireplace, and glass sliders to a glorious backyard highlight the main level. The home's four bedrooms are upstairs, all with wood floors. The finished basement offers an open recreation room and lots of additional living space. Don't miss this gem!MAIN LEVELA long path off the driveway guides visitors to the raised front stoop. The sidelighted front door opens into a foyer with crown molding and gleaming hardwood floors that extend throughout the main level.A generous-sized powder room with a double-bowl vanity sits to the left of the foyer, which also contains two coat closets.To the right, the living room is bright & airy with a pair of front windows and a side window. Crown molding is also featured here, as well as in the attached dining room, along with chair rail, a side window and a wide double window looking out to the peaceful backyard. A modern chandelier updates the dining space.The kitchen was remodeled last year, and boasts white cabinetry, quartz countertops, recessed lights and glass-tiled backsplash. Stainless-steel GE Cafe refrigerator and dishwasher, and a five-burner Induction downdraft stove outfit the space that also includes an eat-in area with a seashell chandelier and glass sliding doors to the huge deck and yard. A pantry and an area with more cabinetry with glass tops, glass-tiled backsplash and a wine cooler complete the large kitchen area.The sunken family room features wall paneling, recessed lights and a brick-surround fireplace (with a woodstove insert) that spans one wall. Another set of glass sliders access the deck and yard, where a koi pond, a new playset and storage shed convey.The laundry room sits off of the kitchen, and has front-loading Samsung washer/dryer and access to the attached garage.UPPER LEVELLight-color pinewood lines the stairs and most of the upper level, including the bedrooms and hallway.Bedroom 1 has a rear window, custom paint, wood floor and a closet.Bedroom 2 has two front windows, a double-door closet, carpet above wood floor and a lighted ceiling fan.Bedroom 3 features two front windows, a walk-in closet with a front window, a lighted ceiling fan and carpet above wood floor.The renovated hall bath offers a custom vanity, tile floor, a tub/shower combination and a linen closet.The owner's suite offers side and rear windows, a lighted ceiling fan and a walk-in closet. Designer ceramic tiles line the floor and tub/shower surround in the owner's bath, which also features a granite-topped double vanity and a front window.A hall linen closet sits right outside the hall bath -- rounding out this bedroom level.LOWER LEVELNew carpet lines the stairs and most of the lower-level rooms, including the large recreation room. There's a home gym with laminate flooring, and a huge storage room in addition to the utility room. Half-windows throughout provide some daylight.The owned solar panel system conveys, with no lease or payment obligations to the next owner. This home with many updates & upgrades, and a fabulous deck overlooking a private and leveled yard offers a slice of paradise in this scenic community.