Property Sub TypeDetached
Classic Chester County farmhouse on 11.56acres with a 4 stall bank barn, stream, pool and pool house. This 1710 stone home is full of history and charm. There are 7 fireplaces in the main house as well as wide plank floors, exposed beams and stone walls. Downstairs has a kitchen with radiant stone floors, a walk-in pantry and a sunny breakfast area. Off the kitchen area is the family room with built-ins, vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace as the centerpiece. the formal dining room is ample enough to host plenty of guests for your gatherings and has a wet bar. Across the hallway/foyer area is the formal living room with fireplace and a hidden back staircase to the second floor. There's a wonderful office with wet bar and lots of windows off the living area. This can easily be used as a 5th bedroom if desired. Upstairs there's a primary with ensuite bath plus two more bedrooms and a hall bath. There's a 3rd staircase off the kitchen that leads to another bedroom with an ensuite bath on the second floor. It's private and detached from the rest of the second floor. The walkup attic offers tons of storage, but could easily be converted to more living space or bedrooms. The pool house makes a great guest cottage. It has his and her bathrooms, a living area and another area overlooking the pool that makes a great bar area. Turn one of the baths into a kitchen and you have a full guest cottage - or expand if desired. The pool is where it's at in the summertime. The setting is stunning and surrounded by an oversized flagstone patio. Bring your horses to the 4 stall bank barn with two huge lofts, a garage, and more. The stream that runs through the property is accented by stone walls and bridges. There's also a 2 story spring house and secret grotto to explore. This country setting is surprisingly convenient to both Downingtown and West Chester Boroughs - each of which offer amazing dining, shopping and entertainment. Like to bike, hike, run or paddle? This home is located right across the street from the East Branch Brandywine Trail offering tons of trails and singletrack and easy access to the Struble Trail and Marsh Creek, Bring your creative uses to this amazing property.