Hidden along the Delaware River and Delaware Canal in the historic Village of Lumberville in Bucks County, PA, this sterling 18th-century stone house offers 3 full floors of living plus basement and panoramic water views with the relaxing sounds of the rapids in the background. Dating to the c. 1740s with a c. 1780 addition and beautifully maintained, its historical elements fit perfectly in the updated and modernized interior. Original yellow pine floors, high ceilings, five functional fireplaces, including a walk-in, tall sash windows providing wonderful natural light and water views from almost every room, create an ambiance that works for both traditional and contemporary d~cor. The home's floor plan affords circular flow through the entry foyer, large formal living room, dining room and kitchen along with outside access to four patios and a screened porch, making it well suited to both entertaining and intimate gatherings. The well-designed kitchen has been updated with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and has a Vermont slate floor. Take in breathtaking river views while you enjoy breakfast or prepare dinner. Just off the kitchen is a beautiful "porchula," a covered area half under roof, half under a pergola for your favorite climbing plants. Bedrooms are on the second and third floors. The main bedroom suite includes a full bath, fireplace and alcove lounging area; the guest bedroom has its own full bath; all are conveniently located on the second floor along with the laundry area. The third floor offers a bird's-eye view of the river and Bulls Island State Park. This large, fully finished, dormered living space with book shelves and charming window seats can be a third bedroom, office, play room or lounge. It is complemented with generous storage and a powder room that can be made into a full bath. Outside, the grounds have been lushly landscaped with perennials, flowering shrubs and trees, boxwoods, ferns and mosses, all set against stone walls and pathways. A separate two-car garage plus studio with fireplace has great potential for the buyer who wishes to create a more finished space. Along with many improvements completed over the years, this property has a whole-house generator, central air conditioning, no-maintenance gutters, a water purification system, a gated entry and fencing for privacy, and "fairyland" exterior lighting. A magical environment for the person seeking privacy along the river.
Type of Property
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement, Basement Drainage System
Building Facade Orientation: Southwest
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Kitchen w/Breakast Bar
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: Oil
Land SqFt: 9,831
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: Solebury Township
Location Type: River, Water View
Lot Area Acreage: 0.230000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot, Level Lot, Open Lot, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: 113X87
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer, Living Ro
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3000
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Patio, Porc
Property Age: 275
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Room Count: 7
Upper Floor Baths: 2
Upper Floor Half Baths: 1
Zoning Code: VC
Heat: Oil, Heat Pump/Electric Backup, Hot Water, Forced Air, Radiator
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Kitchen, Other Room 1
Main, Upper 1
23 x 17, level Upper 1
17 x 11, level Upper 1
20 x 19, level Third
23 x 17, level Main
11 x 13, level Main
11 x 11, level Main
12 x 13, level Main
Interior Features: Cable TV-Wired, Water Treatment System, Stall Shower
Exterior Features: Fencing, Exterior Lighting
Appliances: Kitchen w/Cooktop, KitB
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement, Basement Drainage System
Fireplace Features: Stone Fireplace, LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, Main Bedroom Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Tile/Brick, Stone Flooring
Exterior: Wood, Brick, Stone
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