Situated on a private lane and secluded down a long drive lined with dawn redwood trees, this stately colonial sits on 4.66 acres and enjoys long distance views of the hills of Durham. Lush English cottage gardens by Jerry Fritz Garden Design embrace the house and provide a soothing landscape, easily maintained with the multi-zone irrigation system. The front brick courtyard ushers you to the covered front entry. The spacious and welcoming two-story foyer with rich oak floor and turned staircase is flanked by the formal living room with crown molding, and the dining room with crown and chair rail moldings and oak floor. The interior is traditional, yet the heart of the home is expansive and open concept. The bright country kitchen offers LP cooking, double ovens, honed granite counters, island and large breakfast area. The family room has cathedral ceiling and dramatic floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace. Double doors open to a study, currently used as a bedroom. High ceilings and large windows make this a light-filled and comfortable setting for entertaining and everyday living. Glass patio slider opens to an outdoor oasis. Enjoy rural views and sounds of babbling Hollow Run from the multi-tiered ipe deck framed by lavish gardens, with steps down to the refined saline pool edged by bluestone coping and lawn. Upstairs the main bedroom suite includes a very large sitting room, two walk-in closets and updated bathroom with double granite vanities, spa tub and tiled glass shower, and superb views of the property and surrounding hills. Three more bedrooms and hall bath with double sinks complete the 2nd floor. The walk-out basement is unfinished but offers lots of square footage for future rec room, workshop, or whatever your needs might be. Located in the Blue-Ribbon Palisades school district, 20 minutes to events, shopping and dining in the Lehigh Valley, and 90 minutes to New York City.
If location is everything in real estate, then Bucks County and the Delaware River Valley have it all. This southeastern Pennsylvania area is situated about 90 minutes from New York City, about 50 minutes from Center City Philadelphia and 40 minutes from Princeton, N.J., yet it offers beautiful countryside, terrific public and private schools, ample recreation and an array of residential...
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