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Look Inside Merestone Farm, A Lake Nockamixon Waterfront Estate

 

This aerial view of Merestone Farm shows its direct access to Lake Nockamixon as well its pool, pool house, terraces and gardens and open land for other country pursuits.

We are pleased to introduce our first-ever 3D property video, shot at the request of agent Caryn Black. Merestone Farm, her waterfront property on Lake Nockamixon with a stone farmhouse and converted barn/guest house, is the subject.  Tour the house and the barn/guest house and see for yourself just how beautifully and tastefully renovated these two buildings are. The property has been featured in Continue reading

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We’d like to briefly present a few recent listings that we at Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty are very excited about. I couldn’t help but notice a shared theme between these listings: a harmonious blending of home and nature.

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The Tuscany region of Italy is known for its wonderful wines like Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and the ever popular Collo dell’Etruria Centrale. Estate Home in MalvernFlorence is recognized around the world as the most distinguished city for art, architecture and education. The Tuscan region was home to some of the renaissance greats such as  Filippo Brunelleschi, Dante Alighieri, Luciano Laurana and of course Michelangelo. You can find many of their works of art and architechture they influenced in the museums of Florence but also see their influence throughout the Tuscan countryside south of Florence in the villas that speckle the hills between the towns and villages of Siena and San Gimignano. Continue reading

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One of THE most sought after communities in all of Bucks County is the borough of Doylestown. It is just a happening place loaded with entertainment, some of the finest restaurants in the region and a great social scene. downtown-doylestownThe Walk Score is over 85, meaning you really don’t need a car if you live in the borough. If you want to visit Philadelphia for any reason, the Doylestown Train line is also in walking distance. Doylestown is also the county seat for Bucks County which means it attracts many upscale business professionals to the community and therefore the income of its residents tends to be much higher than other residential communities. Let’s take a closer look at our latest addition to our list of Spectacular Spaces, the House of Seven Gables. Continue reading

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Eight miles north of New Hope is the historic village of Lumberville, PA, settled in 1755 by a Revolutionary War hero, Colonel George Wall. The RiverView Homes for Salevillage has been preserved, restored and revitalized over the years and has become a favorite rest stop or weekend getaway for many travelers to Bucks County’s river county. Today we would like to feature “Bridgeview”, aptly named for your view from the front porch of the Lumberville pedestrian bridge. Continue reading

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Tired of the hustle and bustle of urban and suburban life of lower Montgomery County but don’t want to be too far away from all the activity? How about owning your own village nestled between a bird sanctuary, your own Flower Show and part of the PennyPack Creek running through your back yard? The designer of this spectacular space is none other than Hugh Newell Jacobsen, a regular on Architectural Digest’s Top 100 list. Unique in its design, you will find five distinct buildings that are interconnected. Let’s take a look at this “Village of One’s Own” Continue reading

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All you see from the road is a private tennis court, just across from the 14th green at the Philadelphia Country Club. A long private driveway leads you to a three story oasis in the woods. Any address in Gladwyne is among the most coveted on the Main Line of Philadelphia and if location is everything, six acres adjacent to a private country club off of Lafayette Rd classifies this property as one of our spectacular spaces. Continue reading

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Bucks County resident and Eco Friendly pioneer Danny Seo has just launched his newest media venture called Naturally in July. His commutes to and from New York City are becoming more frequent and therefore felt a need to reduce his carbon footprint by selling his Glass House in the Woods and move to Manhattan full time. Over the years, Danny continually made some pretty spectacular improvements to the home that took the term “Sustainable Living” to a whole new level. Let’s see what this eco-friendly home has to offer the next owner. Continue reading

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