Nestled in the historic and picturesque Chadds Ford, Brandywine Valley, this beautiful 1870 Eastlake Fieldstone Manor Home and Stone Bank Barn is centrally located on 8.9 private acres bordering conservation land with views of the Brandywine River. Meander up the half-mile private road under a canopy of trees and then up the driveway. Enter the three-story home through one of 3 covered porches into the Family Room with large windows, 10-foot ceilings and center fireplace with bookcase. Following is a room that portrays a study type environment leading to the main Foyer with large double door entry. The Foyer graces a hand crafted solid detailed walnut open turned staircase flanked by the formal Living Room with center fireplace on one side and the formal Dining Room or Ballroom on the other. A Kitchen with exposed wooden beams looks out to sunny field towards the Bank Barn. The second level is complete with 4 nice size Bedrooms and a rear staircase, the third level includes 2 additional large Bedrooms. This wonderful home has stained glass windows that create a seasonal glow. The bay windows and wooden pocket shutters bring forth abundant light throughout the day and offer lambent dusk. A delightful property, the serene hilltop pool, sweet sloping hills, stunning fields, vegetable gardens, heirloom blackberry groves and grape arbors offer bountiful country living. Today, several state championship trees, including, Yellow Buckeye, Chinese Chestnut, Cucumber Magnolia and Nordmann Fir hold steady through time. A house of antiquity, it was once called ~The Stabler Farm, ~ ~The Moore Farm, ~ ~Happy Hill.~ The original building, a Spartan 1750 stone construction, once provided protection from the elements and shelter for the Hessian soldiers during the Revolutionary War in the Battle of the Brandywine. An exciting opportunity to craft your own style into this retreat estate home close to Wilmington, Philadelphia and Longwood Gardens.
About this Area
Kennett Square, a borough of about 6,0000 people approximately 30 minutes from Wilmington, Del., and one hour from Philadelphia, produces more than 1,000,000 pounds of mushrooms each week, earning it the title, “Mushroom Capital of the World.” The town’s place as an epicenter of fungus production is celebrated on a large scale each September with a festival that includes a parade...
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