In an incredibly desirable Rip Road location, this mid-century contemporary ranch has an exceptionally large lot, detached garage, and a separate two-story, two-bay barn on an expansive and level backyard. Awaiting your future changes, it is conveniently placed at the northern end of Rip Road and is close to area schools, downtown Hanover, and Dartmouth College as well as a vast array of local recreational opportunities. Spacious and light-filled, this home has two levels of living space with an above grade lower level. The first level is laid out with two entries, three bedrooms, a full bath, and an oversized main open dining and living space with kitchen and raised hearth and woodstove. The west entry leads to a generous, private deck overlooking the lawn, gardens, and historic two-story barn. The finished three room lower level offers many possibilities for recreation space or guest or in-law suite with a full bath and laundry room, walkout entrance, lots of glass and natural light, and ample storage. The grounds include perennial beds, fruit trees, and expansive lawn perfect for entertaining and play. Recent improvements and upgrades include a newer roof, replacement furnace, and new oil tank, paved driveway, new main chimney, and the replacement of the entire sewer line that serves the property. Rip Road is part of a favorite local running and walking loop and is minutes to Garipay Field, Storrs Pond, Balch Hill, and Oak Hill trails, the Hanover Country Club, and the Connecticut Riv.