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281 W. Mechanic St. NEW HOPE, PA $689,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,500 Sqft
  • 2.11 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,500 Sqft
  • 2.11 Acres

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281 W. Mechanic St

A one-of-a-kind offering near the heart of New Hope, this remarkable property with three separate dwellings has so much to offer! Set above the Aquetong Creek, each structure has picturesque views. Enter the two-bedroom, two full bathroom W. Mechanic St. dwelling to find a welcoming foyer with ceiling-beams, a brick floor, & built-in closets & drawers. The eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances is stunning with it's tiled feature wall, beamed ceiling, and wall of windows overlooking a delightful brick patio, stone walls and beautiful tiered perennial gardens. The living room is warm & inviting with a stone fireplace and pumpkin pine floors which flow throughout the home. The 2nd level features a large bedroom with a fireplace, walk-in closet, & a tastefully updated spacious full bathroom. A sunny office boasting huge windows with an alluring view is the perfect spot to work from home. The 3rd level with a charming bedroom and 2nd full bathroom, with a claw-foot tub, has access to a deck & walkway leading to the 2nd dwelling. Perched on the top of this unique property, (and also accessible from Stoney Hill Rd.), here you'll find a private brick patio with stone walls providing the perfect spot for alfresco dining. Preserved charm meets minimalist elegance in this two bedroom, 1 bathroom home with updated kitchen & bathroom, pumpkin floors, a fireplace, and plenty of attic storage. Make your way over to the 3rd dwelling and enter through glass french-doors to find an exceptional studio/office area atop a detached garage/storage space. This expansive room with wood floors, boasts a vaulted ceiling with beams, a full bath, a kitchenette area, and pull-down steps to a carpeted loft-space. Step outside and relax on the large covered porch to enjoy a glorious view of the stream and the amazing historic stone ruins beyond! A rare find offering so many opportunities, this well cared-for property awaits it's next lucky owner! See photos for complete floor-plans of each structure. All three dwellings had the exterior painted in November 2020. * 281 W. Mechanic Street dwelling features: 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, hot water/radiator heat fueled with oil (new furnace 2014), electric hot water tank (new 2010), air conditioning/window units, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, gas range fueled with propane (new April 2021), refrigerator (new April 2019), no dishwasher, LG brand electric washer-dryer combo unit (new 2017), upgraded electrical 200 amps (April 2017), asphalt shingle roof. * 21 Stoney Hill Road dwelling features: 2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, forced hot-air heat & central air conditioning (new March 2015), 1 wood-burning fireplace, gas range fueled with propane, 1 dishwasher (new Sept. 2014), refrigerator (new in 2020), electric washer and dryer (new in 2020), upgraded electrical 150 amps (June 2014), Cedar Shake roof (new September 2009), * Loft/Studio over detached garage features: use this space as you wish, 1 full bathroom, electric baseboard heat, electric hot water tank, air conditioning/wall unit, 1 fireplace/propane unit, electric range, no dish washer, refrigerator small/3 foot (new in 2020), no washer or dryer, Interior paint (March 2021), asphalt shingle roof (new in 2019). HIGHEST and BEST offers due by Wednesday 5/5/2021 at 5:00pm.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #PABU524536
  • Price$689,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Square Footage2,500
  • Acres2.11
  • Year Built1933
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StatusActive


Colonial, Cottage, Loft, Carriage House, Converted Dwelling, Farmhouse/National Folk

Community Information

  • Address281 W. Mechanic St
  • AreaNew Hope Boro (10127)
  • SubdivisionNONE AVAILABLE
  • CityNEW HOPE
  • CountyBUCKS-PA
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code18938


  • ParkingGravel Driveway, Private
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesAdditional Storage Area, Other
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontCreek


CeilngFan(s), Carpet, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Store/Office, Studio, Tub Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors


Above Ground, Cable TV Available, Propane, Electric Available


Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Street, Trees/Woods, Other


  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesGas/Propane, Wood
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3


Oven/Range-Gas, Oven/Range-Electric, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Heater, Dryer, Washer


Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Radiator, Hot Water


Central A/C, Window Unit(s), Wall Unit


  • ExteriorFrame
  • Lot DescriptionOther
  • WindowsDouble Hung
  • RoofAsphalt, Shake, Shingle
  • FoundationStone

Exterior Features

Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System, Stone Retaining Walls, Other, Brick Porch, Deck(s), Patio, Porch(es), Roof Deck

School Information


Additional Information

  • ZoningRB
  • HOA Fee$0
  • TAX Amount$6,871
  • TAX Year2020
  • TAX / Year$6,871
  • TAX payment frequencyAnnually

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on May 6th, 2021 at 12:33am EDT.