Sold for $850,000 on Aug 20, 2018
Opportunity knocks to live in a totally private estate setting in a quintessential Bucks County stone house, circa 1850, that has been in the same family since the 1940s when bought by the Ambassador to Syria. This is an "as is" estate sale and the exterior of the house and infrastructure are in very good condition as are the beautiful bluestone patio, outdoor conservatory and in-ground concrete swimming pool. A generator is onsite. Interior requires total renovation but oh what a Manor House this can be restored to. Features include wood ceilings and beams, deep window sills, wide plank original flooring, some of which could be salvaged, 3 fireplaces. Main level kitchen, enormous living room, dining room, family room, full bath/laundry room plus a half bath. Upstairs are two full baths and four bedrooms. One has a fireplace; one could be a office or dressing room/closet. Fourth bedroom is unique w/two staircases behind doors. One goes downstairs to room w/stone walk-in fireplace & other goes up to floored attic. Designing to suit your needs and lifestyle is what makes this such an exciting project. A glass conservatory with screens is very special greenhouse or sunroom. Attached to exterior of the house, it is accessed from outside. Theres more. The 2-level stone and wood bank barn ( 33 x 47) is sensational space that is waiting for someone to realize its full potential. The soaring 27 ceiling on the second level and the beautiful windows already in place make this a project with no limitations. Converting it from barn to a stunning guest house/studio on the four acres of land exempt from the conservation easement for future improvements. A studio, workshop or equipment storage are possibilities. The 124 acres of beautiful preserved land includes open fields, woods, lawn areas, walking trails & 70 acres of farmland. Views from the land are extraordinary and at one point you can see the Delaware River. Bring your imagination & enthusiasm, an architect & contractors and see how you can transform this special house into a home that can again be exceptional and truly a private retreat. All this plus incredibly low taxes in Upper Bucks County & close to the Lehigh Valley! Phase 1 inspection done and passed without any problem.
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