Located just outside Solebury Village, on a gently sloping, 3 acre lot, sits this classic Pennsylvania stone farmhouse, overlooking 2 spring ponds and a spring house. The main house includes a large formal dining room with walk-in fireplace and beehive oven, a formal living room with fireplace, a smaller ~keeping room~ or study with corner fireplace, formal entrance foyer,and powder room. A large ~gathering room~, overlooks the ponds, and has a wood stove for chilly nights. The country kitchen has tile floor, wood burning fireplace, Corian counters, Dacor electric cooktop with grill, KitchenAid dishwasher, microwave, granite topped island with large undermount GE electric oven and Sub-Zero refrigerator.There is a screened-in porch which overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard and ponds.The second floor master bedroom with bath has two adjoining rooms that can be used as dressing room, office, etc. Two more bedrooms and a full bath complete the second floor with lots of charm and character. The attic has a bright and spacious flex room with bathroom, as well as access to the mechanicals for central air conditioning system. Plaster walls and ceilings, wide plank pine floors, beams and wainscoting provide period details throughout the house.The basement, with outside entrance, houses 21st century utilities. A newer 8 zoned, gas fired heating system (2017) provides heat and hot water.There are two 200 amp electric panels for the main house, plus another panel for the basement workshop. The garage and in-law suite each have their own electric panels as well.Over the centuries additions have been added to the original structure including the most recent, built by Bruce Fredendal in 1995...a 2 story in-law suite with kitchenette, great room, wrap around deck, two bedrooms and a bath. A large laundry room is located on the main floor and an enclosed breezeway connects this addition to the main house, with access to a large rear patio. A one-year home warranty will be provided at closing. This beautiful compound with a recently added, oversized two-car garage is located just minutes from New Hope and neighboring Lambertville, with abundant dining, shopping and cultural experiences. All close to 95/295 for easy commute to New York and Philadelphia. Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains are nearby. Bus service to NYC comes through New Hope. Exceptional grounds...a delight to roam. A pleasure to own such a quintessential piece of Bucks County.
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