As you enter the home you will be greeted with the charm of 1753 with the strong and sturdy architecture of yesteryear. Large fireplace, large inset windows, perfect for entertaining. The main floor has access to a charming screened-in porch with Koi pond adjacent.
Circa 1753, own a piece of Chester County history. This gem has amazing curb appeal with a long tree-lined driveway bordered by split rail fence. Fantastic original pine floors throughout perfectly balances the new amenities with the look and feel of this exceptional period piece.
Magnificent trees like a castle wall surround the thick stone walls of the home and alert you to the grandeur as you approach. The property boasts many strong historical architecture and new luxurious amenities as you grace along the premises.
You will not forget that no expense has been spared with the heated pool and waterfall. Imagine dipping into the heated pool, enjoy the wonderful views and enjoy swimming all in the privacy of the lush greenery encompassing around you. Then dry off by the perfectly positioned wood burning fireplace.
Fantastic alfresco raised patio dining area perfect for entertaining outdoors or having a grand soiree amidst the sounds of the waterfall under the stars. The garden fish pond with waterfall only adds to the ambiance. Gorgeous hardscaping with pool area is secluded among 50’ tall evergreen trees.
Landscaping galore. Large meticulously maintained flower beds surrounding the house. Generous brick paver walkway leading to brick patio before you enter the house. Step into the huge family room. With the open walk-in fireplace, it sets the stage for the history that abounds.
Both kitchens old and new you can look out at the garden pond. With a huge island, custom cabinetry and appliances, two dishwashers, and lots of storage, it’s a Chef’s dream. The main kitchen sets apart all the rest with its very own Labradorite Blue Granite huge island showcased by pendant lighting above. Show off your china in the open cabinetry specifically designed for plates. Other countertops are Honed Black Granite with stunning white cabinetry. Allure your guests with the rich history of the Chef’s kitchen having the original Paymaster windows where the workers of the Gristmill came up to collect their paychecks. You will love the top of the line appliances Dishwasher Miele, Refrigerator is Fisher Paykel, Jennair Double convection oven, Jennair 5 burner stove, and Warming Drawer.
Butler’s Pantry is the 'green kitchen' china collection, laundry room, all service area, and has a Bosch dishwasher for overflow parties. Fantastic backsplash, high faucet, artist’s mural, wonderful amount of cabinetry, drop pendant lighting, and wonderful outdoor views. Walk into the Dining Room just off the kitchen and you will be amazed by the impressive floor-to-ceiling bookshelves lining the wall and just how spacious the room is. Look out over the lush impressive green landscaping through the room’s large inset windows. Generous sized room for large table to seat at least eight.
The laundry room is just off the butler’s pantry and super convenient. It is very spacious with seating area, lots of cabinets above the washer and dryer for storage, and extra room to move around and fold. First floor has a full bath perfect for pool refreshing. For thoughtful moments, when you need a moment to collect your thoughts in between a busy day, go out to the Side Porch to reflect. Perfect for relaxing and quieting your mind from the clutter of the day, right next to the pond allowing you to listen to nature with the waterfall and frogs hopping in and out.
The second floor has even more grand living space. Step into the absolutely luxurious Master Suite with New Bath with double bowl sink, exceptional large vanities, huge glass wall shower with rainforest-like pebble tile wall! On a cold winter night, cozy up to the quaint and charming wood-burning fireplace with lovely wood mantle in the master bedroom.
Generous three other bedrooms and one glorious full bath with chic double bowl sink and an oversized walk-in closet for convenient storage space round out the second-floor living space. On the third floor, there is a Nanny/Aupair/in-law suite with a spectacular drawing room with grand stone fireplace with mantle, neutral decor, exposed wood beam ceiling, exposed grand stone wall, tile coffee service bar, private bath, and separate bedroom. This could also be a perfect guest suite with two rooms. Plenty of room for adults and kids. A full bath is super convenient so you don’t have to share a bath with your guests while entertaining. Wonderful charm of lantern sconce lighting flanking full vanity sink. Fantastic kitchenette with sink and high faucet and easy to clean ceramic tile countertops designed to match the look of the stone wall to the side with shelves. Great cabinetry. They have their own fireplace. They will never want to leave the views of your rich in history property.
Extra storage can be utilized in the basement. Also, the oversized garage has a storage loft and potting room with air conditioning perfect for your temperamental plants. Storage is great for storing your mowers and yard equipment.
Outstanding location there is also bus to Montgomery School, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Great accessible location, with the rustic rural feel of everyday country home life. Award-winning Downingtown High School East and STEM Academy. Fabulous location for sporting and leisure activities at Marsh Creek Park and Bryn Coed, minutes away.