Feel worlds away perched atop the bank of the Delaware River, this almost 8-acre estate is truly magnificent offering old world charm and privacy in a convenient setting. Less than 25 minutes to downtown Philadelphia, the serene setting is sure to help you decompress after a long day. The main house is exemplary of Victorian opulence and style, grand and accentuated by a gorgeous and expansive front porch. With impressive ceiling height and truly magnificent water views, the porch sets the tone for the many thoughtful details and appointments of an 1857 stone manor home. The reception Foyer is inviting and showcases the formal Living Room with 10~ pocket doors, rich hardwood floors and walls of windows highlighting the spectacular views. The Music Room offers equally impressive river views and opens to the gorgeous Dining Room, allowing for wonderful entertaining overflow. Offering amazing space, this 6-bedroom, 4.5 Bath home has wonderful storage and flexible space to be utilized in numerous ways. Handcrafted moldings, millwork, over 12~ ceiling heights, cozy Study with mercer tile surround, fabulous Butlers Pantry and phenomenal fireplaces, outdoor space and outbuildings make this a truly unique gem. Separate guest quarters for in-laws or au pair, fishing/boating for the outdoor enthusiast. Outbuildings include: Carriage House, Cottage, River House and Barn suitable for multiple generations. Located in Zone A-an area determined to be outside the 100-500-year floodplain. Timeless property that is ready to be rediscovered!
Additional Stairway, Attic, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Crown Molding, Curved Staircase, Master Bath(s), Master Bedroom - Bay Front, Pantry, Wood Floors
River, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Full, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance
Boat Storage, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding Apartment, Porch(es), Porch-enclosed, Patio, Porch-screened, Terrace
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Listing information last updated on October 23rd, 2019 at 1:17pm CDT.