Exceptional opportunity to own a piece of history once a part of the 1,000 acres William Penn granted to John Shires in 1682. This historic and enchanting property authentically refurbished and renovated features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, a well house, garden shed, an enormous barn with a well-equipped work shop, a 2 car garage with a spacious area above that could be used as living space all situated on nearly 2 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in a well-established neighborhood. The first level features a large custom designed great room addition with a walk-in stone, brick and slate fireplace 10+ ceilings, pumpkin pine flooring, built in cabinetry, and recycled barn wood which blends seamlessly with the historic character and quality of the home. Through the front porch entryway, a renovated kitchen with slate tile backsplash, Corian counters, and a custom designed island is nicely situated, the dining and living room areas each have brick fireplaces, built-in cabinetry, and a staircase to the second level. The mudroom area with 2 closets, a full bathroom and a second front entryway offers plenty of space for everyday outwear and storage. On the second level you'll find a master bedroom suite with a beautifully renovated master bathroom that has an antique tub, shower, double sinks, built-in storage, stairs to a sitting area on the third level, and 2 additional bedrooms complete this level. The house is situated down a long driveway surrounded by gorgeous flowering trees, flower and vegetable gardens, brick and slate walkways, a large barn with an incredible workshop, 2 car garage/carriage house, a nicely organized shed, chicken coop all exceptionally landscaped. Truly a one of a kind gem of a property not to miss. Entrance to the property is on Rugby Drive in the Laurel Oaks Development.
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Yardley.
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