This c.1750 German continental style stone farm house with c.1790 log cabin addition is a departure from the ordinary. Details such as the center-chimney construction, original Moravian door latches and hinges, pit-sawn exposed beams, splined poplar floors and raised eyebrow windows with brick arches make this home an historic treasure. The blending of antiquity with updated modern amenities creates comfortable living on 2.66 park-like acres. The living room with huge walk-in fireplace and 9' exposed beam ceiling centers the original stone house. Random-width pine floors and high ceiling continues into the light-filled dining room with original jamb stove port. The kitchen has honed granite counters and breakfast bar, custom cabinets created from reclaimed pine floor boards and blacksmith hardware, newer appliances and opens to a large covered porch and gravel patio and garden. The log cabin addition includes the family room with black walnut floor and full bathroom, whitewashed exposed beams and Dutch door to the south-facing 2016 sun room with chestnut beams, pine floor and exterior door, making this an ideal guest or in-law suite. The flexible 2nd floor can be tailored to your needs, with three bedrooms, large laundry or sitting room with original paneling and at the top of the pie stairs, the den with non-working fireplace, exposed whitewashed beams and poplar floor. The main bedroom has vaulted ceiling, black walnut floor, exposed stone wall and separate pie stairs. Full bathroom has marble tile floor and two pedestal sinks. Additional flexibility is found with the unfinished walk-up attic and the finished 2nd floor space over the 25x25 detached 2-car garage. There is also a 20x20 pine pole building with metal roof. Updated house systems include 2012 windows, 2015 50-yr cedar shake roof, newer electric, 2008 geothermal heating and cooling and 2012 micro mound septic system. Experience an historically refined way of living within 1 hour of Philadelphia.
Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty serves buyers and sellers in the greater Lehigh Valley, an area made up of Lehigh and Northampton counties, with Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton as its largest cities. Approximately 821,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, according to the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the third largest metropolitan area in Pennsylvania. Much of its growth in the past...
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