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1578 River Rd. NEW HOPE, PA $2,499,000

  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 16,943 Sqft
  • 3.06 Acres
  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 16,943 Sqft
  • 3.06 Acres

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1578 River Rd

Location is everything. Just moments from historic New Hope, 30 mins from Princeton & 1 hour from both Philly & Newark airports, this home in Bowmans Tower Farm is in the perfect spot! Located on a tree lined private lane, this expansive home is elegant yet comfortable & embodies resort style living. The nearly 12,000 sq foot home has 5 BR's, PLUS an in law/au pair suite w/bath. An additional 5,450 sq ft in the finished lower level make this a great multi-generational home. Past the grand foyer w/its double staircase & marble flooring is a handsome LR with mahogany flooring & lovely built ins flanking the FP. The family computer rm offers workspace for 6 & has a FP & french doors to the rear yard. The warm library also has a FP & built ins. The jaw dropping master suite has a sun rm overlooking the pond. The main BR has soaring vaults & a huge palladium window w/electric blinds. Walk past the his/hers custom closets to the sitting rm w/walls of glass. The vaulted bath has a jetted tub, huge shower w/inset TV, dbl vanities plus toilet rm w/bidet & sink. A newly renovated 1/2 bath round out this wing. The open great rm has cathedral ceilings, built ins around the FP, new carpeting & french doors to the pool. The showstopper is the TOTALLY REMODELED $250,000 kitchen & bar w/every amenity you can dream of. Both have the finest cabinetry & counters. Kitchen: gas Wolf range, 2 DW's, 2 ovens, 2 fridges, 2 warming drawers & micro plus an oversized eating area. The impressive bar offers fridge drawers, ice maker, copper sink & glass shelving. The DR, w/its FP & tray ceiling, has seating for 16 or more. In back is a sunny card rm w bath & access to hot tub & pool. A large laundry & storage closets finish this floor. The rear stairs have a chairlift for easy 2nd floor access. Upstairs are 4 gracious en suite BR's, three of which have BRAND NEW designer bathrooms. There is also a 2nd office w/half bath. The in law/au pair suite offers a full kitchen, large living area & NEW designer bathroom with a flush shower enclosure for easier access . The lower level is phenomenal boasting: home theater w/15 seats, game rm, pub, bistro w/kitchen, Billiard rm, climate controlled wine cellar w/burled wood & tasting room, full bath & numerous large storage rm's. Anchoring this space is a large gym w/glass doors overlooking the pond & lush green yard. The large grassy yard has room to play or you can sit & enjoy the solitude of the pond. The fenced diving pool is perfect for entertaining or soak tired muscles in the hot tub. If you want a private retreat that has great access to the outside world, you just found it! ***Please see MLS attachment for a more detailed list of amenities.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #PABU468418
  • Price$2,499,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms7.50
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage16,943
  • Acres3.06
  • Year Built1996
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive Under Contract

Community Information

  • Address1578 River Rd
  • AreaUpper Makefield Twp (10147)
  • CityNEW HOPE
  • CountyBUCKS-PA
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code18938


  • UtilitiesCable TV, Propane
  • ParkingPrivate
  • # of Garages3
  • ViewPond, Garden/Lawn
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolPool (In-Ground)


Master Bath(s), Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Wet Bar/Bar, Intercom, Stall Shower


Inside Access, Garage Door Opener


  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces6
  • FireplacesMarble, Stone, Gas/Propane
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3+ Story


Built-In Range, Oven-Wall, Oven-Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Energy Star Appliances, Built-In Microwave


Radiant, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat, Forced Air


  • ExteriorStucco
  • WindowsDouble Pane, Palladian
  • RoofPitched

Exterior Features

Exterior Lighting, Hot Tub, Water Fountains, Patio, Porch(es), Pool (In-Ground)

Lot Description

Corner Lot, Cul-de-sac, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)

School Information

  • DistrictCOUNCIL ROCK

Additional Information

  • ZoningCM
  • HOA Fees FrequencyAnnually
  • HOA Fee$95
  • TAX Amount$32,240
  • TAX Year2019
  • TAX / Year$32,240
  • TAX payment frequencyAnnually

Listing Details


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