Property Sub TypeDetached
Commanding the highest elevation in Wallace Township, this quintessential stone Chester County farm "Clearview Farm" is an iconic presence in the region's landscape with its nobility. Dating to the mid-19th century, this 10-acre property is comprised of a 3,500 sf Renovated Stone Farmhouse, 4,000 sf Stone Bank Barn, Stone 2-car garage, carriage house (used as garage/workshop) and in-ground pool. Crafted at the crest of the hill, it provides stunning views! Stone walls border the property from Fairview Road and along the entrance to the property. Impressive old growth trees and a variety of plants and flowers enhance the beauty of this property. The acreage extends behind and is level; ideal for animal husbandry, gardening and recreation. A spacious field flagstone patio is ideal for entertaining near the pool. Enter the sunny All-Season Room with beamed ceiling and exposed stone wall. Transition to either the FR, with its exposed stone wall, articulated ceiling and Full Bath, or to the updated Gourmet Kitchen with finely crafted cabinetry and molding, granite counter tops, farm-style sink, and stainless-steel appliances. Both Kitchen and All-Season Room offer radiant heat and tile flooring! A showcase Pantry/Laundry off Kitchen provides numerous possibilities. The Formal Dining Room and Living Room, with hardwood floors complete this Floor. There is also an entrance to an elegant Victorian Porch, perfect for taking in the relaxing sounds of nature. The 2nd Floor's spacious landing with skylight offers generous storage, laundry chute and built-in ironing board. The Master has a modern Bath and walk-in closet. Two additional large Bed Rooms and a third Full Bath are on this Floor. 3rd Floor offers a 4th BR with Cathedral ceiling, amazing window view and access to attic storage. Offering the best of both worlds, this home provides the character of historic stone construction with the cutting-edge new construction. This home has been thoroughly renovated providing Geothermal Forced Air AC/Heat, complete electrical rewiring, new Pex plumbing throughout, Generator, insulation and Energy Star Windows. The present owner has completed numerous upgrades such as new roofs on the house and barn (2020), Wrapped exterior windows, replaced gutter system, new high windows in Sunroom, fenced in area around patio, new pool pump and stairs in the pool. With work, the barn can be utilized in diverse ways. It was a dairy farm so the lower barn would need significant retrofitting for horses. Considering another horse barn in the rear might be an option as well. Buyers can check with the township regarding potential for subdivision or place the land under Act 319 to get the lower taxes even lower! Award-winning Downingtown School district, Springton Manor Elementary is just mile away! 300-acre Springton Manor Farm is nearby with its Manor house, working farm and stately Penn Oak trees. An idyllic historic property setting with all the contemporary conveniences of today!