The warmth,character and elegance of this beautiful 5 Bedroom Historic Stone Farmhouse which has been lovingly restored to it original grandeur with today amenities exudes an open floor plan, spacious rooms sizes and is nestled on 8.88 acres in a picture perfect setting overlooking the in-ground pool, a generous size cabana/pool house with a partial kitchen and changing room, perfect entertaining and family garden parties. The early 1700~s four story stone ,the mill race and holding pond ( Mill holding pond was used to control flow of water to mill. No longer holds water). As you step into this traditional German style Pennsylvania farmhouse you will feel the welcoming feeling with lots natural light and the master craftmanship and detailed millwork it offers. The main residence Square Foot residence features it~s elegant Living room accented with period raised panel wainscoting , fireplace with detailed wood mantel, open beams, deep window stills and raised wood panel window shutters, The Dining Room is generous in size, formal and accented with wide plank wood floors, deep window sills and open beams. The cozy inviting 1700~s sitting room once the original summer kitchen boast it's large walk in fireplace with wood burning stove and beehive oven once used for cooking, you can feel the warmth and comfort in this second family room / sitting room and emits, a relaxing place on a cool winter night to read a book or have quiet conversation. The newer updated country style gourmet kitchen features Gas cooking, an abundance of custom cabinetry, soap stone countertops, wood floors and the adjoining open breakfast room accented with an exposed stone wall and flow to the massive sunny open family room / great room addition with a stone fireplace, skylights, cathedral ceilings and multi windowed views of the fabulous setting overlooking the stone walled perennial gardens and French doors to the deck,flagstone patio with views of the stone Mill, the mill race, holding pond and creek. The pumpkin pine staircase leads you to the 2nd level featuring the Master bedroom with full Bath, 4 additional bright and airy bedrooms, one has its own private back staircase and a hall bath The 3rd level includes an office and open area with a network of closets. This gracious home has all the rich character of the 1700~s blending with amenities perfect for today life style. Newer windows (original house is all Andersen replacement windows and great room has Andersen windows) , 3 zoned Central Air. The mill with its early craftsmanship would again be a great work shop. Approximately one acre adjoining & included is under a different parcel number and located on Hollow Road in Franconia Township. Sought after Souderton Area schools. A wonderfully warm place to call home nestled in a parklike setting. The house is not in the flood plan.
Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk
Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Skylight(s), Wainscotting, Wood Floors
Trees/Woods, Pond, Panoramic, Creek/Stream
Floor Plan-Open, Floor Plan-Traditional
Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Hot Water, Radiator
Insert, Mantel(s), Stone, Wood, Gas/Propane
Patio, Deck(s), Fenced-Partially, Pool (In-Ground)
Stream/creek, Rural, Rear Yard, Poolside, Pond, Partly Wooded, Front Yard
|Price Reduced (from $895,000)||$795,000||$100,000 (11.17%)|
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