Sitting atop a hillside plateau, on 4.6 acres of gentle, rolling parkland, this bright and inviting Bucks County Victorian home circa 1880 combines the charm of the old and the comfort of the new in a perfect marriage. The solid interior walls, high ceilings, original wide-plank floors, carved stair railings and walk-in kitchen fireplace give solidity and structure to an otherwise fully modern residence. On one hand a formal living room and an elegant dining room for gracious entertaining. On the other, an airy kitchen, seamlessly renovated to twice its original size, with center island, double ovens, food pantry, butler's pantry and room-sized open dining area for informal meals. For outdoor entertaining, large sliding-glass doors on opposite kitchen walls lead to a wrap-around deck on one side and a stunning blue stone patio on the other. The Master bedroom upstairs has three sizable closets and a beautiful bathroom with double pedestal vanities, radiant floor heat and a large, deep tub beneath a splendid oval stained-glass window designed by a renowned local artist. The main guest bedroom with two large closets plus a charmingly quirky alcove, has a luxurious feel to it. Its separate bath opens onto a balcony that overlooks the gorgeous grounds. The recently-finished third floor, with two big rooms providing even more living space, is an aesthetic and architectural delight, with amazing planes and spaces and an original, wonderfully twisted chimney flue. The entrance to this beautiful property is a winding driveway past flowering cherry trees to a rail-and-post fence and a sudden, unexpected view that always seems new and is magical in every season: to your right the house with its new slate roof?identical to the original?and surrounding gardens; to your left the original stone fireplace from what was once a summer kitchen, and gardens beyond that; straight before your eyes, a span of beautiful green parkland. It is like stepping into a painting. The property also offers a detached two-car garage, a barn for storage or stabling, and an additional attached room with heat and air conditioning, for use as a studio, gym, office, you name it. When you come to this warm and welcoming home, you will know that this is not your ordinary place. This is where wonderful memories will begin, a place which will be the envy of your friends & visitors, which you will never want to leave! Let this idyllic property cast its spell on you before someone else grabs it up!
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