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1178 Shannon Rd. NEWTOWN, PA $845,000

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,128 Sqft
  • 1.3 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,128 Sqft
  • 1.3 Acres

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1178 Shannon Rd

Come see this magnificent home on an incredible property in a parklike setting surrounded by privacy trees, gorgeous landscaping, a tranquil pool area, a well organized shed, enchanting gardens, slate walkways, circular pebble driveway all in a picturesque setting. Now is the perfect time of year to enjoy all that this lovely property has to offer. Located within an enclave of estate homes in desirable Upper Makefield Township. The interior has a traditional yet flexible floor plan that is sure to accommodate many lifestyles and entertainment choices. Enter the home down a lovely slate walkway into a covered vestibule entryway. To the left is a warm, inviting living room with a large unique fireplace, beamed ceilings, leading to an additional solarium with high ceilings, skylights and a wall of windows overlooking the most peaceful setting, a library with surrounding build-ins, and an additional adjoining office space. Off to the right side of the home is the eat-in kitchen which is open to family room space with a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, adjoining vaulted sitting area with lovely views leading to a screened-in porch. Off of this space, you'll also find conveniently located a side entryway, leading into a well-equipped laundry/mudroom space, as well as 2 additional bathrooms. The second floor features a master bedroom with a nicely updated bathroom featuring double sinks, marble flooring, granite counters, a walk in closet space, a sitting or reading area, and built-in shelving, plus 3 additional bedrooms with a shared bathroom. The 1.52 acre property is expansive with perennial gardens and a nicely situated pool - the perfect relaxation destination, as well as a partially finished basement for additional play space, a two car garage, and a custom designed spacious carport. Very well maintained property that is beautifully appointed. Located in award winning Council Rock School District conveniently located within easy commuting distance to Philadelphia, Princeton, NJ and NYC. Jericho National Golf Club, Washington Crossing Park, Tyler State Park, Peddler's Village, and many historic towns nearby to enjoy shopping, entertaining, and much more. We welcome COVID addendums and pre-settlement walkthroughs. Please be mindful and respectful of CDC guidelines while touring the property.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #PABU479154
  • Price$845,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,128
  • Acres1.30
  • Year Built1965
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1178 Shannon Rd
  • AreaUpper Makefield Twp (10147)
  • SubdivisionWOOD HILL FARMS
  • CountyBUCKS-PA
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code18940


  • # of Garages2
  • ViewTrees/Woods
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolPool (In-Ground)


Attic, Built-Ins, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Chair Railing, Exposed Beams, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Wood Floors, Walk-in Closet(s), Wainscotting, Tub Shower


Gravel Driveway, Private, DW - Circular


Built In, Additional Storage Area, Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access


  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
  • HeatingBaseboard - Hot Water
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesBrick
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story


Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Microwave, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Single, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Water Heater


  • ExteriorFrame
  • RoofAsphalt
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Exterior Features

Outbuilding Apartment, Extensive Hardscape, Patio, Porch(es), Porch-screened, Pool (In-Ground)

Lot Description

Backs to Trees, Level, Partly Wooded


Bay/Bow, Skylights, Screens, Storm, Wood Frame

School Information

  • DistrictCOUNCIL ROCK
  • ElementarySOL FEINSTONE
  • MiddleNEWTOWN JR

Additional Information

  • ZoningCM
  • HOA Fee$0
  • TAX Amount$12,549
  • TAX Year2020
  • TAX / Year$12,549
  • TAX payment frequencyAnnually

Listing Details

  • OfficeBHHS Fox & Roach-Yardley
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Listing information last updated on May 30th, 2020 at 11:50am EDT.