Spotlight Tour- Week #132

Spotlight Tour- Week #132

Stunning Contemporary Home!

ALLENTOWN, PA

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Stunning long-range views are on display upon entry of this updated contemporary home. The main level is anchored by a curved wood staircase and wall of windows, flanked by the living room w/floor-to-ceiling fireplace on one side, and a keeping room that opens to dining and kitchen areas on the other. The primary suite is conveniently located on the main level. Downstairs, the daylight walkout lower level includes a hobby room, family room, and game room w/kitchenette. 3 spacious bedrooms on this floor are designed with interconnected lofts. 2 full baths, a solarium, and access to the brick patio and 3-car garage, mean this level can be tailored to changing needs. Rooftop Tesla solar panels make the home efficient and eco-friendly.

 

Professional HDR photography by Barri R.

 

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Carol C. Dorey Real Estate, Inc

 

 

 
 
 
 
Spotlight Tour- Week #124

Spotlight Tour- Week #124

SUNSETS, RAINBOWS AND LONG DISTANCE VIEWS

CENTER VALLEY, PA

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SUNSETS, RAINBOWS AND LONG DISTANCE VIEWS . .. .. atop 2.6 acres. This quietly sophisticated stone and stucco home has been well-planned and beautifully executed, offering a host of details distinguishing it from the ordinary. Oak floors and 9 foot ceilings grace all of the first floor rooms. An open kitchen design is a lovely blend of aesthetics and functionality, boasting recent renovations and stainless appliances, and a gracious breakfast area opening to the new rear deck. An equally impressive two-story family room, with vaulted ceiling, is anchored by a commanding stone fireplace. Additionally, there is a first floor office, with sensational views of south mountain, and a powder room. The living and dining rooms are open to the gracious two-story foyer. From the living room, with doors to a wraparound deck, the views are stunning and soothing, showcasing long distance vistas and heavenly sunsets. The beautifully designed porch provides a three season, alfresco dining experience to sit, relax and enjoy the perennial gardens. Front and back stairways lead to the second floor. A personal retreat, the well-appointed master suite is a quiet oasis, with two walk-in closets, large bath with walk in shower and soaking tub, and a separate sitting room with walls of glass to frame the countryside vistas. Completing this floor are three additional bedrooms and two baths, that are every bit as gracious and comfortable. The lower level offers a variety of opportunities for expansion in an additional 1,000 plus square feet. Just minutes from the Promenade Shops, Route 309 and I-78, this lovely home offers convenience for commuting and yet a country location that invites relaxation at day’s end.

 

Professional HDR photography by Barri Riley

 

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Carol C. Dorey Real Estate, Inc

 

 

 

Spotlight Tour- Week #110

Spotlight Tour- Week #110

Reminiscent of an English country cottage!

BETHLEHEM, PA

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High ceilings and abundant woodwork hearken back to a bygone era in this 1930s home in Bethlehem. Reminiscent of an English country cottage, Chestnut Manor rests on over an acre of park-like grounds.Rich chestnut floors run throughout much of the home, with chestnut detailing along the walls and banisters. The handsome foyer flows easily into a large sunken living room with a 2-story vaulted ceiling, oversized windows and wood-burning fireplace. A formal dining room and adjacent butler’s pantry are perfect for entertaining, while the family room features a slate floor and gas fireplace. The tidy kitchen includes a cast iron sink and gas cooking, while the laundry facilities are just steps away in the lower level. Office space on this floor opens up to a covered patio that looks out over the sparkling in-ground pool. Two separate staircases lead up to the second floor, with a landing that overlooks the foyer and living room. The primary suite is a quiet oasis, with plentiful windows, walk-in closet, and adjacent bath with marble floors. Two more generously sized bedrooms are on this floor, along with a sitting room and unfinished hall bath. The third floor includes plenty of storage space along with a finished bedroom, play room, and full bath with marble floor and claw-foot tub. Outside, the grounds have been lovingly maintained and include a circular driveway, wide lawn, a pond, and multiple patio spaces. A 3-car detached garage is a welcome amenity. Chestnut Manor is ideally situated along the Main St Extension, with easy access to shopping, dining and commuter routes.
 
 

Professional HDR Photography by  Barri R.

 

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Carol C. Dorey Real Estate, Inc

 

 

 
 
 
 

Spotlight Tour- Week #107

Spotlight Tour- Week #107

ESTATE ON 3.8 ACRES!

DOYLESTOWN, PA

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Imagine living in a country setting that is a totally private oasis of beauty, nature, gracious living and tranquility. This property has it all, including a great location between Doylestown and New Hope. Set on nearly 4 acres of exquisite landscaping, a tree-lined driveway, an incredible stand of spruce trees, a spring fed pond, screened gazebo, an authentic log cabin, a building currently configured as 2 one bedroom apartments, a 36′ by 24′ detached garage with a second story with hay door that was constructed in 2003 and the storybook main house (circa 1920) that has been meticulously updated and combines period detailing and charm with every modern convenience. This is a home to make your heart sing. This antique stone home has a stunning brick addition and a magnificent blue stone, wrap around porch with iron railings. The wood paneled living room is an inviting space with a period fireplace, and wood beamed ceiling. The dining room features raised paneled walls, beams, plastered ceilings, a period built in cabinet and an incredible miniature of the dining room set into a shadow box behind glass. A wow kitchen of custom cabinetry, Viking 6-burner gas range with a grill and two oven sections, pot filler, Sub-Zero paneled refrigerator plus some of the original cupboards and a farmhouse sink. Mercer tiles are beautiful accents and also line the window ledge in the adjoining breakfast room. Step down into the family room addition with a built-in desk and shelves, natural light and views, raised panel walls, antique beams and a window seat adorned with even more Mercer tiles. This is a room that will soothe your senses. The powder room has a farm sink with soapstone surround, and a pocket door. A stackable washer/dryer, coat closet and door to the patio round out this level of the home. Upstairs will not disappoint. There are three bedrooms, the main one ensuite and two sharing a hall bath with a whirlpool bathtub. Plenty of closets and architectural features throughout this house. A door takes you out to the patio overlooking the rear of the property and to the large gazebo with electricity and screen panels that have a unique slider system to winterize it. Sensational ambiance! Bluestone patios, steps and walkways, dry stack stone walls, and circular driveway. And, then, you visit the incredible log cabin, circa 1800’s. Antique, authentic, extraordinary. A mini house to delight a full-time resident, guests, caretaker or your very own hideaway. The living room has a huge stone fireplace with massive wood beam mantel with hand made iron nails. Knotty pine plank walls, pumpkin pine flooring and a staircase to the loft bedroom above. The brick foyer leads into the eat-in kitchen with amazing soapstone countertops and sink, cabinets with pullout drawers, cooper faucet and plenty of natural light. There is a tiled bathroom, propane heat and cooking, a laundry area; all maintained and oozing with charm. This extraordinary property has endless opportunities to bring your vision and dreams to fruition. Its magical qualities are year-round and will feed your senses at every season. Plenty of room for horses or small farm animals in a building attached to the second residential structure. This is a lifestyle acquisition, a way of life and a retreat from all of the pressures and stress of today’s world. And please note the low taxes! Close by are topnotch dining, shopping, recreation and entertainment. Excellent rated schools and an easy commute to Philadelphia, Princeton, and New York. 

 

Professional HDR Photography  by  Barri R.

 

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Angie Haug

Keller Williams Real Estate

415 South York Road, New Hope, PA 18938

 
 
 

Spotlight Tour- Week #86

Spotlight Tour- Week #86

Absolute Perfection! !!!!

Philadelphia, PA

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Absolute Perfection! Nestled on one acre of pristine, private grounds abutting the Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Saint Martin’s golf course, this exquisite residence is a seamless blend of traditional & contemporary spaces and offers state-of-the-art highest quality finishes throughout. Light-filled, open and airy, this ideal sized residence is better than brand new and offers an excellent floor plan for today’s modern living. Enter through the handsome mahogany front door into the foyer area with coat closets, powder room and oak flooring throughout. The spectacular two story living room is breathtaking with a wall of windows and Kingsman two -sided gas fireplace. The adjacent open space includes a family & dining room combination with built-in cabinetry and wet bar. Don’t miss the movie theater with screen, projector and World Wide Stereo equipment included. There is a utility/storage room on either side of the lower level and an exit to the outside. The attractive exterior includes Maibec 200 cedar shingles, step lighting, Hubberton Forge sconces, an attached two car garage with a courtyard offering plenty of additional parking. Includes privacy fencing around the side & rear yards. While this premier location is quiet and secluded, it is so convenient to the quaint shops & many eateries along Germantown Avenue plus all the other numerous amenities the village of Chestnut Hill offers. Enjoy the proximity of the Wissahickon Valley with hiking and horseback riding trails just footsteps away from your front door. Walk to the local train lines for a quick ride into Center City or connect with Amtrak for a stress free commute to NYC. Experience the perfect combination of cosmopolitan and suburban living right here in the city! Hurry and schedule your private showing today.

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Dorothy Storm

BHHS Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors

8400 Germantown Ave., Ste 2, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Spotlight Tour- Week #82

Spotlight Tour- Week #82

Stylish home in the highly-regarded Parkland school district.

OREFIELD, PA

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A distinguished neighborhood is the setting for this stylish home in the highly-regarded Parkland school district. A stunning exterior and driveway framed by specimen plantings and large boulders invites you to step inside and explore this remarkable residence. Sited on three acres of open and wooded land, the home boasts more than 7,000 square feet of open and airy living space on three beautifully-finished levels. The main floor has a grand curved staircase, three fireplaces, a private office, and a luxurious master bedroom suite with a sitting area and vaulted ceiling. A magnificent wall of windows brings sunlight and lovely vistas of the countryside into the great room, well-appointed gourmet kitchen and breakfast area. A fourth fireplace, stone and glass tile kitchen, and full bath accent the walkout lower level and a multi-level deck overlooks the manicured grounds. Architectural interest and contemporary flair shine through in every room of this exceptional home in Apple Valley Estates where Lehigh Valley Hospital, Air Products, and major thoroughfares are easily accessed.

Professional HDR Photography and Aerials by Barri R. 

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