Property Sub TypeDetached
**Do not enter property without appt.**It is not often that such a stately property, steeped in Chester County history, is available for sale. The Sheeder Mansion has been lovingly cared for, throughout the years, and is looking for its next steward. Set back from Sheeder Mill Road, but still towards the front of the 12+ acre lot, allows ultimate privacy on the majority of the property. French Creek is the S boundary line for the property. On the opposite side of the creek is a Township owned property. NW boundary property owned by French & Pickering Creek Trust. What you see stays the way it is. N boundary is the township abandoned Finkbiner Rd,belonging to the property owners on both sides. Used as a riding trail. Blended Georgian & Federal styles in the home. Fieldstone w/large corner quoins, center hall plan & chimney at each gabled end, lends to its Georgian style. Federal style details include the elliptical fanlight window & sidelights at the front door, & arched dormers.9 fireplaces throughout the home. Beautiful millwork throughout & random width hardwood floors. Step back in time & enter the front door into a wide center hall entrance. Flanking the center hall, you will find the formal Parlor to the right, followed by the Study. With the Parlor having its own exterior door & being connected w/a door into the study,this space could be used for an in-home business. Left of the center hall is the Library w/built ins on 2 walls as well as entrance to the formal Dining Room. Dining Room was once the Kitchen & contains an enormous walk-in fireplace. You'll find 2 staircases: 1 is an alternate way up to the 2nd floor flex space,currently a Family Room space. Could be a 9th Bedroom. 2nd staircase takes you down to the basement. Spotless 1800’s basement. Entire basement has been painted & copper pipes were polished. Back to the 1st floor, you’ll find the Kitchen addition, built in 1880, off the Dining Room. Southern exposure soaks the kitchen in natural sunlight. Kitchen plan was painstakingly put together by previous owners. Hand painted Portuguese tiling, commercial grade Garland gas range, & loaded w/nooks & crannies. Open to exposed beams & an upstairs loft area that can be accessed off the laundry room or a “secret door” off the 2nd floor flex room. Every window has a gorgeous view. Laundry Room is off the back of the kitchen, w/a door to stone patio. Back to the center hall, Powder Room tucked under the stairs & the hallway opens to a Great Room addition from the 1960s. Soaring ceilings, enormous stone fireplace, & French doors that open out to the stone patio, leading to the inground Saltwater Pool. Stunning Dawn Redwood tree adorns the patio area. Overlooking pastures, orchard & French Creek. Back inside, head upstairs to the 2nd floor. Off the back, over the newest addition, you’ll find the spacious Owners’ Suite. Complete w/ensuite full bath & walk-in closet. There are 3 more spacious bedrooms, hall closets & luxuriously appointed hall bath. Hall bath w/marble flooring & accents, soaking tub, 2 sink vanity & separate tiled shower.Door off the hall leads to a stepover into the Flex Space & up to the 3rd floor. On the 3rd floor, you will find 4 more bedrooms & updated hall bath. Head outside to explore the add'l features of the property. Off the Great Room a covered walkway leads to an oversized 3 car garage. Owned solar system on the garage roof, w/net meter selling back any unused power to PECO. Next to the garage, walk-in chicken coop w/attached run, in great shape. Farm fresh eggs! Follow the abandoned lane to the custom-built barn, w/2 large box stalls & plenty of storage space. Fencing is in good repair. EVERYTHING on the property has been repainted, inside & out, incl. door hardware. Major systems recently replaced, newer roof, water heater, heating system, & 1st floor AC. Cast iron pipes in basement were replaced. Steep yourself in history & old-world charm, yet close to modern amenities.