8 ACRES -2 PARCELS.
This property and home have all the charm and unique features that
can only be found in this unique area of Bucks County. Located in the quaint Village of Durham with magnificent landscaping and stream views - is the newly renovated all brick home with first floor master suite and a separately deeded parcel with what was the General Store! Both of the parcels (11.006.001) and (11.006.005.001) are included in the listed price!
The home overlooks 8 private manicured acres with $ 150,000. of perfect brick paver walkways and patios surrounded by professionally landscaped brilliantly colorful perennial gardens, boxwoods, Koi pond, waterfall and stream. The home is perfectly renovated integrating the original flavor of the 1830 historic dwelling with Venetian plaster walls and a new addition in keeping with today's desired style of living. The new addition has an open floor plan surrounded by full length windows and features a huge country kitchen with designer "heated" ceramic tile floors and includes a dining area, sitting area, and bar. The fabulous gourmet island kitchen with top-of-the line SS appliances, custom light solid cabinetry, farmhouse sink, preparation sink, convection oven w/built-in microwave, 5 burner cook top, trash compactor, built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator, steamer, griddle, built-in pantry, also has a bar area featuring ceramic countertop, glass cabinet doors and pass-thru to formal Dining Room. Two separate sets of floor to ceiling atrium doors lead to paver patio areas and gardens for outdoor enjoyment and entertaining. The newer luxurious primary first floor bedroom includes designer ceramic floor and walls tiles, huge spa shower with jets and custom cabinetry. Walk-in closet and dressing area w/vanity complete this space.
The new first floor addition opens to the original 1830 home with Formal Dining Room, Library/Living Area with built-in bookcases, original fireplace, original millwork, solid wood doors, original hardware, hardwood flooring w/square nails, and entrance hall which is accessed from the classic front covered porch. An additional primary suite can be found on the second floor which includes a walk-in closet, dressing and sitting area, full bath with claw foot tub, shower with jets, and Second Bedroom currently used as a Study. Three more bonus/BR's rooms are located on the third floor. Every detail is in keeping with the original architecture and period including the new tin roof. All mechanicals have been updated.
Fishing and hunting are right in your backyard - The stream on the property is filled with trout and there's a convenient hunting cabin (great man cave!) with stone fireplace all set up and ready to enjoy. Additional buildings include a heated 2-story garage which is clean as a whistle!
Separate shed for equipment, and storage shed.
The original General Store (which is included in the sale price, but is a separate subdivided parcel) has an abundance of possibilities and could be converted into a village house, another residence, home occupation office, recreation area, party room, art gallery or other business. Currently the space is wide-open with high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and wood plank floors with bath on first floor. The second floor has skylights and includes a separate office area, wood burning stove and double glass doors open to a private balcony overlooking the breathtaking scenic gardens and lush landscape.
Imagine. Two valuable properties priced as one! Extraordinary pristine properties such as this becomes available once in a lifetime. If this is the romantic lifestyle and idyllic setting you've been dreaming of... Nothing can Compare.