There is no substitute for the eye of an architect when designing a home for a special site. A creation of architect Lynn Taylor, builder Bruce Lesser and landscape architect Carter van Dyke, this 3, 024 SF residence with separate guest house is in a prime location in Doylestown Borough overlooking the Doylestown Country Club. Taylor has made the most of its views and natural light; Van Dyke handled setting, lined in stone knee walls with gardens offering visual interest in all four seasons. Its sun-splashed interiors are open and airy with an emphasis on indoor/outdoor flow. Taylor, known for his smart placement of windows, made sure both the house and the ~potting shed~ (the guest house/office/garage) capture the golf course views. Its main living spaces are open and accommodate a traditional or modern aesthetic with hardwood floors in most of the first floor. The living room with gas fireplace has two sets of French doors: a front set opens to a front patio and a rear door opens to the backyard. A centerpiece of this residence is a top-quality 2015 kitchen designed by Charles Weiler. The copper farmhouse sink inspired a custom copper hood topping the six-burner gas cooktop and custom pendant lights over the spacious island. Appliances are Jenn-Air and Sub-Zero. The natural cherry cabinets are topped in granite and ceramic, stone-like tile covers the floor. A harmonious final touch is the ledger stone backsplash behind the cooktop. Dine by the window with its own built-in seat, or use the adjacent formal dining room, which also has access to your summer ~living room, ~ a spacious screened porch ready for al fresco dining or lounging with a TV at the ready. Step down from the kitchen to a family room with yet more verdant golf course views. Two good-sized bedrooms, one now used as a den, a full bath, powder room and laundry room complete the first floor. Upstairs is the main bedroom suite with volume ceiling, walk-in closet and dressing room lined in built-ins and a bath with double vanity, tub and steam shower. Enjoy the bedroom~s private veranda, your front-row seat for the Country Clubs July 4 fireworks. The home~s basement with fireplace is partially finished and suitable for hobbies and storage. At the rear of the property is the potting shed, a beautifully designed space, designed by Lynn Taylor and built by Bruce Lesser, that can be a guest apartment or a professional office. The first floor includes custom cabinetry designed by Lesser, a Mercer tile countertop. Upstairs is a vaulted-ceiling great room with hardwood floors, bedroom with a walk-in closet, and full bath with steam shower. Like the main house, this living space has many bespoke features that add to its appeal. A two-car garage with extra storage area is on the first floor of the potting shed. There is extra parking at the front of the property. With a setting that makes one feel like every day is a vacation, a streetscape featuring some of Doylestown~s finest residences, and a location walkable to all that the borough offers, this is a must-see offering.
For a slice of Americana, look no farther than Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This Central Bucks County town of approximately 8,400 residents dates to the mid-1700s. Stroll through its residential and business districts and you can’t help but feel charmed by the blocks of historical homes, unique shops, restaurants, restored movie theater and interesting museums. It is the sort of town where traditions...
This week brought some notable new homes for sale in Bucks County, among them two houses with "1" as their house numbers. Let's look at these "No. 1" homes.
ADDRESS: 1 Saddleview Lane, Doylestown, PA (Solebury Township)
PRICE: $995,000 SUMMARY: WOW.... Read More
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