Property Sub TypeDetached
Back on the Market!! Highland Castle—Strategically designed to blend beautifully in the glorious Chester Springs landscape with the ease of a European cottage estate, this exceptional, custom 5,000+ square foot manor boasts incredible views from every window and comfortable space for all to enjoy them! A Must-See for auto/motorcycle collectors or those needing in-law/au-pair suite. w/some handicap modifications! Eye-catching roof angles, charming dormers, stone accents, and slate-look roof promise the quality and style found throughout. The sweeping drive elegantly flows across the sun-dappled, tree-embraced 3.2 acres to the 5+ car garage courtyard. (Auto and motorcycle enthusiasts will love it!) Cross the striking entrance into the grand, 2-story foyer where polished, site-finished hardwood floors and cascading, curved staircase point the way to distinctive features within. Gorgeous hill and valley views fill the window wall created by dual sets of glass deck doors in the distinguished great room with its handsome, wainscot-wrapped gas fireplace. The expansive, composite deck overlooks the splendid grounds and breathtaking views, and joins the great room and sunroom for warm weather entertainment and relaxation. The impressive, light-endowed sunroom is a captivating gathering spot. It features a vaulted, sky-lit ceiling, glass door to the deck and lighted, architectural millwork soffit that provides a moonlit glow after dark! The adjacent gourmet kitchen is endowed with Shaker-style, cherry cabinetry, rich granite counters and enviable chef-ready appliances like Thermador ovens, warming drawer, six burner/griddle cooktop w/pot-filler, Bosch dishwasher and Sub-Zero refrigerator. An inviting, sun-filled breakfast room welcomes casual dining, cozy coffee chats and lingering “tea times” that continue through the glass doors to the sizable, walled paver patio and alluring views. The palace-sized dining room is dinner-party ready! The efficient laundry w/outside entry and cheerful powder room are nearby. Serenely situated off the other side of the home is the ample study—well-sized for work-at-home! Enter from the central foyer or the primary suite sitting room. This wing encompasses the comfortable owners’ retreat with graceful architectural details like the curved wall and tray ceiling plus walk-in closet and luxe, tiled bath with dual designer sinks, jetted tub, water closet and walk-in shower with dual shower heads. Ascend the dramatic, curved front stairs (or hide-away rear stairs) to find three more stylish bedrooms, two fashionable full baths, abundant closets and two bonus sitting areas—family and guests will love it! A spacious, main floor in-law suite (currently in use as a media room/guest suite) makes independent living easy with the roomy kitchen/wheel-chair height island dining/prep area, living room, barrier-free bathroom, walk-in closet, and private entry with ramp. Wonderful for au-pair/adult child living area also! A huge, well-used, walk-out, daylight basement w/9 ft ceiling is rough-plumbed for bath, offers a built-in “doggie door” and awaits your additional creative finish. 4 zone propane heat and 3 zone central air keep the interior comfy. Brimming with upgrades including Generac generator, fenced rear yard, lighting, hardwoods, hardwood stair treads, tile, fine molding and trim and more! A Chester Springs classic awaits!