Property Sub TypeDetached
Welcome to the village of Birchrunville's hidden gem, a stunningly restored 1800's stone farmhouse situated in desirable Chester Springs on 60 picturesque acres of pastures, streams, and forests. As you drive in, you'll pass the newly renovated guest house and home office and begin to immerse yourself in the magic and tranquility of this stunning property. Enter into the spacious foyer featuring beautifully restored hardwood floors and a winding staircase. To the left, you'll find the expansive great room, complete with a wood-burning fireplace, patio windows, and doors, providing unobstructed views of the surrounding property from all sides. Custom ceiling fans ensure a comfortable temperature . The great room opens to a stone patio, making it the perfect spot to entertain and extend your living space to the great outdoors.Down the foyer, you'll find the family room and gourmet kitchen, where new awning-style insulated windows allow you to take full advantage of the property's natural beauty. A custom butcher block countertop and bar top on the island add warmth and charm to the space. A Viking 6 burner double oven gas stove with griddle is the star of the kitchen, along with custom stainless cabinets that evoke the feeling of a professional chef's kitchen. The walk-in butler's pantry and additional refrigerator and auxiliary kitchen make for excellent staging and prep areas when entertaining family and friends. After a day working in the barn or greenhouse areas, hang up your coat and take off your boots in the mudroom located on this side of the house. A second large open dining/living area is located here, along with a first-level bedroom and full bath featuring a walk-in shower. Use the second stairway to ascend to the second floor, where you'll find two bedrooms, a full bath, and a spacious walk-in closet/storage room. The top of the second floor currently serves as an office but could easily double as a cozy reading nook or lounge.The primary suite on the second floor provides the perfect retreat to get away from it all, boasting not one, but two bathrooms so you and your partner can each have your own space. One features a magnificent claw-foot tub and separate vanity, while the other offers a stunning glass block walk-in shower, separate vanity, and its own washer and dryer. With a charming wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, and views on three sides of the property, you'll never want to leave! Through the doors, a private balcony with a spiral staircase awaits, offering an ideal spot to enjoy your morning coffee, take in the fresh air, or admire the stars in the evening before retiring for the night.The third level houses the 5th bedroom, with its own private bath and a large cedar closet for storage of off-season items. On the property, you'll also find the home office/guest house, full of natural character, featuring original beams and stone walls. It has a full bath and kitchen, complete with refrigerator drawers, and a fenced-in yard with a stone patio, offering you or your guests a private oasis to escape to. The original grist mill on the property still stands, with the top flagstone patio area boasting an outdoor fireplace and lighting. The bottom of the mill has been converted to a working jewelry studio with new windows, a wood stove, and electrical service, offering an amazing and original workshop or art area to spark your creativity. The main stable has undergone significant improvements, boasting a new metal roof and additional electric. A smaller barn has three large stalls and separate electrical service. On the property, Birch Run Creek flows peacefully, featuring cozy and private swimming holes plus its your own fishing stream. The fields are organic and span 11 acres of south-facing tillable land with irrigation systems, Birchrunville's Gem is a meticulously restored 1800s stone farmhouse that provides an idyllic lifestyle with the perfect blend of modern amenities and old time charm.