Two houses for the price of one. Unique property offers many possibilities to maximize this opportunity to create one's own compound. Pictures cannot adequately show the full potential for this 5-acre property. Main house was designed and built by a contractor as his home. It sits back from the road and is accessed by a long, tree-lined, winding driveway. Solidly built with quality standards and materials, it is spacious with generous-sized rooms and beautiful features. Everyday living and entertaining will be special,whether small or large gatherings. A wide, welcoming covered porch spans the front of the house. Walk through a leaded glass door into the foyer to see the incredibly wide staircase, one of many architectural features. To the left there is a huge dining room with two built-in cupboards and French doors to a fenced patio area. To the right is a library, den, or office. The living room has a built-in wet bar, a propane stove, and an atrium door to a balcony. Behind the living room is a family room beside an attached workshop area,storage space, or mud room leading to the incredibly large garage. A powder room has access from both the living room and family room. In addition to a walk-in pantry with counter and cupboards, the kitchen has a large peninsula for seating and serving. A spacious galley-style working area has lots of counter space and double sinks, and adjoins a heated stone sunroom filled with natural light, planters built into the stonework and another door leading to the fenced-in area outside. Enjoy morning coffee or casual dining while basking in sunshine and looking at gorgeous views.This is not an ordinary layout and lends itself to wonderful flow and separate spaces for each household member. Walk up the grand staircase to the second floor where a landing overlooks the stone chimney and living room below. On one end of the hall is an owner's suite with two large walk-in closets and a large bathroom There are two other bedrooms, one with a bathroom, and the other with a laundry area for second floor convenience. A separate au pair or in-law suite is also on the second level and can be utilized for multiple purposes depending on need and lifestyle. There is a separate entrance to this suite from the garage or rear of the property with a private deck and carport parking.There is also a full unfinished basement accessed from two places on the first floor and walk out sliding doors . Now to the second house. It has its own driveway, a one-car garage and backs to conserved land that can't be developed. Far enough from the main house to ensure privacy for both, it can be used by a family member, as a professional home office, or as a rental unit. It was built by the owner as a one-level home to accommodate in-laws that lived there apart-time. It's a dollhouse with a living room, dining area, kitchen, full bathroom, two bedrooms, one a master suite with bedroom, sitting room/office, and powder room. An atrium door leads out to the deck and beautiful views and provides a private and serene setting. Bring your own decorating vision to these beautiful houses and make it a personal oasis of tranquility and gracious living. Two separate wells and septic systems, an on-demand, full-house generator for the main house with a 500-gallon propane tank, ample parking, desirable location, lower taxes and close to the amenities of New Hope and Lambertville, with award-winning schools close by. Easy commute to Princeton, Philadelphia and NY. This is a property you must see in person to appreciate what it has and what it can become.It is waiting for its next steward who will always feel a sense of welcome relief to be home.
Additional Stairway, Bar, Built-Ins, Stall Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Formal/Separate Dining Room, Central Vacuum, Carpet
Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized
Dishwasher, Dryer, Dryer - Electric, Extra Refrg/Frz, Oven-Self Cleaning, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer
90% Forced Air, Baseboard - Electric
Flag Lot, Level, Open, Partly Wooded, Secluded
BHHS Fox & Roach-New Hope.
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