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253 N Main Street
New Hope, PA 18938

2 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,420 sq ft; lot: 0.56 acres - MLS# 1002612729
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Sold for $920,000 on Jul 25, 2017


Summertime & the living is easy & winter brings even more spectacular river views. House & property are sited safely away from waters edge but comes with riparian rights & direct frontage on the Delaware. Contemporary home has many special features including a delightful vaulted ceiling 2-level studio/living area that is attached to main house near kitchen & a powder room. The possibilities are many for how best to use the former 2 car garage area, now an art studio, loft office (or 3rd bedroom) and cozy den. The front of house has new double doors through which you enter into a large flagstone floored foyer w/closets and powder room. Completely remodeled kitchen with new appliances, done in 2016, adjoins wood floor breakfast room. Family room has built-in buffet server w/storage cabinets, vaulted, beamed knotty pine ceiling that slants up to second level ceiling. A wall of Tennessee marble with double-sided gas fireplace is shared w/ formal living room with its wall of windows, recessed lighting and carpeting. The extra wide, carpeted staircase takes you up to the open hall running the length of second floor and overlooking the family room. Master bedroom is a spacious retreat with luxurious carpet, many casement windows that bring in the changing seasons, two large double closets and a slider to the upper balcony across the front of the house & overlooking the river. It is also accessed from second bedroom. Master bath has a bidet, tiled tub/shower w/glass door, vanity, storage cabinet & ceiling heat lamp. Knotty pine ceiling & walls in hall bath; tub/shower w/tile surround. This home"s location& amenities are a "10" that is further enhanced by many lush gardens and containers filled with flowering plants, statues, retractable 12" awning on deck overlooking the paver patio, pool and wooded property backing to the renowned canal towpath. Newer roof & covered gutters on main house & studio breezeway, charming brass weather vane. An artist lives here and owners share a love of nature & flowers. They have created an oasis of tranquility and beauty for living & entertaining inside and out. Come enjoy every amenity of New Hope & Bucks County; award-winning school district, restaurants, shops, art galleries, theater. Eat, drink, relax & be merry. Welcome home!


  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 3,420
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Access To Pool Y/N: Yes
  • Appliances: Oven - Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Built-In Microwave
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2.00
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 2
  • Baths: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Wood Siding
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Cooling Y/N: Yes
  • County/Area: Bucks County
  • Entry Location: Foyer
  • Fireplace: Yes, Stone, 2
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Fully Carpeted
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Heating: Electric
  • Heating Type: Electric, Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Forced Air
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), CeilngFan(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Exposed Beams, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Land Use Code: 1003
  • Laundry Type: Main Floor
  • Levels/Stories: 2
  • Listing Status: Closed
  • Location Type: River
  • Lot Dimensions: 78X260
  • Lot Features: Level
  • Lot Size: 0.5600
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 24,394
  • Main Entrance Orientation: East
  • Net SQFT: 3,420
  • Original Listing ID: 6969225
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Deck(s), Patio(s), Balcony
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: No Photo per Seller
  • Pool: In Ground, Yes - Personal
  • Pool or Spa: In Ground, Yes - Personal
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Roof: Pitched, Shingle
  • Room Count: 10
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other
  • Sale Includes: Land Only
  • School District: New Hope-Solebury
  • Selling Agent: James E Briggs
  • Selling Office: Bhhs Fox & Roach-New Hope
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Sold Date: 2017-07-25 00:00:00
  • Sold Price: 920000.00
  • Sq.Ft.: 3420
  • Story List: Upper 1
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Tax Annual Amount: 9562.0
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Finished SQFT: 3,420
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway
  • Utilities: Cable TV
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Cathedral Ceilings, 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Body Type: River
  • Water Oriented: Yes
  • Water Source: Well
  • Year Built: 1984
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Zip Code: 18938
  • Zoning: RB
  • View: Water, Yes, Yes
  • Waterfront: River, Waterview


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