Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Other
Stories: Main, Upper 1
Less than a mile outside the Philadelphia City Limit, in Lower Bucks County is a quiet country lane that leads to Chestnutwood Estate. This stone mansion was built in 1857 for Doctor George Fox who spared nothing in creating a fine sample of craftsmanship and detail in his 9280 square foot home which over looks the Delaware River.A large porch bordered with flowering gardens welcome the guests into this truly special home.Once into the Grand Foyer that has 12'6" ceilings and 10' high pocket doors that open onto two front parlors, the guests recognize that this place is Special.The foyer, as well as all the formal rooms, are finished with plaster moldings at ceilings and have beautiful marble fireplaces. The first level includes the two parlors, library, gracious dining room with 12'tall pocket doors, breakfast room, kitchen, butler's pantry, powder room, office and numerous closets. The very tall windows provide an abundant amount of natural light and the lovely water views. The interior of this grand house is loaded with detail such as hand milled moldings and the fireplace in the library has Moravian tile from Mercer of Doylestown The Grand Staircase rises to the second floor where the Gallery which is a large area that allows access to 5 large bedrooms and also a hallway that goes to the back part of the second floor where 2 more bedrooms and bathrooms are and a back stairway that goes into the office on the first floor.From this second floor is another stairway to the third floor where 5 more finished rooms and stairs to the rooftop access are located.The second floor has 7 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms.The basement has a large recreation room with a pool table, darts, chess table and popcorn machine.Special room for Holiday decorations. Basement with stone, brick and beautiful arches could accommodate a wine cellar or cigar lounge.This estate also has a Carriage House with 4 apartments-all 2 bedrm/1 bath, a Cottage with 1 bedroom/1 bath, a River House on the bank of the river with 3 bedrooms/2 baths and 2 decks and a dock leading to the water .These apartments produce about $100, 000 yearly.Chestnutwood is a big part of the River's history during the Victorian age of opulence and style.This estate would make an incredible Bed and Breakfast, Corporate Retreat, Family Compound, or a country retreat as the rich Philadelphian's did in days past.Click on the virtual tour for the over 108 photos. click or paste link https://youtu.be/-eA7ROJo2fI drone view
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Hometown.
Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty are marked with the IDX icon and detailed information about each listing includes the name of the listing broker. © 2018 TREND, All Rights Reserved. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed.
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the TREND Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty participates, and is provided by TREND through a licensing agreement.
The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Data last updated: 07/20/2018.
Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have sold or are no longer being offered for sale.
Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller.