Property Sub TypeDetached
Nestled in a beautiful cul-de-sac of Chester Springs, 6 Douglass Lane is located in the highly desirable Douglass Lane subdivision—consisting of 9 custom Birchrun Builders homes. This elegant custom-built traditional farmhouse has 7600 sq. ft. and is located on 5.5 acres. Seclusion and privacy underscore this 5-bed, 6.3-bath, and 3-1/2 car garage home. Enter through a spectacular two-story foyer with an arched clerestory window, grand floating staircase, wainscoting, and beautiful hardwood floors with walnut inlay borders. To your left is a formal living room with a gas fireplace and to your right a formal dining room with wainscoting and beautiful crown molding.
The front of the house has two additional side entrances that lead to an open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen, breakfast room, cafe, great room, formal office, music room, mudroom, screened-in porch with cedar decking, and two half-baths. The gourmet kitchen includes granite countertops, built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator, Thermador commercial cooktop oven, custom-made hood, double sink, Bosch dishwasher, cherry "Quality" Cabinets with a built-in pantry and hutch, a second oven built into the kitchen island. Two skylights provide plenty of natural light and the Italian tile flooring gives the kitchen a warm feel. Adjacent to the kitchen is a fully equipped "Quality" Cabinet butler’s pantry, along with a fourth pantry space. A delightful café with granite countertops, a hand-hammered copper sink, built-in Bosch microwave, dishwasher, and beverage center is right off the kitchen, and leads out to a weather-resistant, maintenance-free, Trex Composite Deck with cedar landing and steps—all designed for great entertaining!
Cathedral ceilings, skylights, a full-stone masonry wood-burning fireplace, and a "Quality" Cabinets built-in entertainment center with a wet bar, cast-iron sink and granite counter define a fabulous step-down great room. Walk through a cozy music room and enter a relaxing screened-in porch with a decorative batten board ceiling. The formal office is a distinguished workspace with stained-wood molding and windowsills, and crown molding and a private patio. A spacious mudroom with custom cabinets, sink area, double-stacked washer and dryer, along with two additional powder rooms complete the main level.
Two separate stairways access the second floor landing for a very flowing floor plan. The upper level includes an expansive master bedroom with an over-sized en-suite, a large sun-filled sitting room, a bonus room, plus four additional bedrooms (all with their own unique en-suite.) The master en-suite is exceptionally large with two full baths, a huge walk-in shower, two walk-in closets, and a luxurious jetted tub. Also on the upper level is a laundry room with washer and dryer, granite countertops with a fantastic cast iron Kohler sink, plenty of cabinet space, and a huge walk-in closet. The bonus room, which can double for a second office, playroom, studio space, guest room, or in-law suite, adds an enormous amount of flexibility to the overall floor plan.
The lower level of the home is the ultimate entertainment center with a unique custom-made Kountry Kraft Cabinetry bar with black Galaxy Granite counter- tops. In addition to the bar are a kitchenette and wine cellar. The wine cellar has exposed beams, built-in wine racks, and flagstone sills with 8” thick building stone wainscoting. Bead board and cedar wainscoting punctuate the perimeter of the lower level, as well as the half baths, which gives the entire space a unique lodge-like feeling. A stunning Coffered Ceiling, magnificent wood-burning fireplace, and access to a very private flagstone patio highlight the lower-level great room. In addition to a gaming spaces and a dining area there is another full bath with a large walk-in steam shower.