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53 Upper Tinicum Church Road

Erwinna, PA 18920

Set at the end of a long gravel drive bordered by a wide, gently flowing creek and acres of trees is the Josephine Herbst House, that gets its name from the New York author and political radical who called it her country home for decades in the 1900s. The best of Bucks County's country milieu is represented here - hand-stacked stone walls and exposed timbers oversee pine floors of rich patina. After Herbst died, the next owner enlarged the house dramatically to provide gracious living space in keeping with its wholly Bucks County core. A sedate living room and gracious dining room serve as the flanks, while in the center is a dramatic solarium Great Room that captures the sun throughout the year; one can easily imagine Herbst's New York crowd gathering here for hours celebrating the changing seasons. Bedrooms upstairs include two possible options for the master, each with windows that open to hear the rippling water, and two additional rooms for family and guests. The smaller bedroom has a private veranda that captures the breeze and is an ideal spot for morning yoga, setting up an easel or enjoying a good book. Open all the windows and it's like you're sleeping under the stars. Outside is a two-story slate patio located off the living room, a formal front porch, outbuildings and a creekside gravel sitting/dining area that forms the most amazing spot for afternoon cocktails or coffee with nature. Exterior lighting only adds to the mood. Great for weekend entertaining and located just minutes from the village of Frenchtown, NJ this getaway is an easy ride whether you start in New York, Philadelphia or just down the street. Note-property consists of two parcels: 4.77 Acres (dwelling) and 8.16 Acres (opposite side of road) - see tax parcel in downloads.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Contemporary, Farms
Design
2-Story
Fireplaces
3
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Pool Type
No Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished
Has AC?
Yes
Subdivision
None Available
Middle School
PALISADES
High School
PALISADES
Area
Tinicum Township
City
Erwinna
County
Bucks County
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation, Conc
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 563,230
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: Tinicum Township
Location Type: Stream/Creek, Wa
Lot Area Acreage: 12.930000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot, Level Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded
Main Bedroom: WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3960
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio, Balcony
Property Age: 216
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Flat Roof, Pitche
Room Count: 10
Structures: Barn/Farm Building(s)
Upper Floor Baths: 1
Zoning Code: RA
Heat: Oil, Forced Air
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Well
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Den/Stdy/Lib, Great Room
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
21 x 20, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
22 x 14, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
19 x 14, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
14 x 14, level Upper 1
Living Room
21 x 20, level Main
Dining Room
22 x 22, level Main
Family Room
22 x 22, level Main
Kitchen
14 x 11, level Main
Studio
22 x 14, level Main
Office
21 x 8, level Main
Interior Features: Skylight(s), Vaulted Ceiling, 9'+ Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), WoodStove, Exposed Beams
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Attics: Access Panel
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished
Fireplace Features: LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, Main Bedroom Fireplace, Non-Functional Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Stone Flooring
Exterior: Stone, Other
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$9,812

Area Highlights

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The Famous River Hot Dog Man

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Distance: 1.13 Miles

Rating 10 reviews
Lovin' Oven

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Distance: 1.28 Miles

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The Bridge Cafe

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Distance: 1.41 Miles

Rating 43 reviews
Cocina Del Sol

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Rating 50 reviews
Frenchtown Inn

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Distance: 1.44 Miles

Rating 42 reviews
Frenchtown Cafe

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Rating 106 reviews
Galasso's Pizzeria

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Distance: 1.49 Miles

Rating 60 reviews
The Wildflower Cafe

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Golden Pheasant Inn

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Rating 54 reviews
Pulp Cafe & Juice Bar

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School Information

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Tinicum El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


River Valley Waldorf School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8


Tinicum Art & Science

Type: Private

Level: 9-12

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