ESTATE ON 3.8 ACRES!
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.
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