Briar Rose is a magnificent reproduction of a stately Bucks County Colonial Manor. This Zaveta built home of more than 15,000 square feet, sits on 8 plus very private acres. This special acreage is located on a precipice that overlooks the roaring waters of Tinicum Creek. The home features outstanding mill work throughout with beautifully designed curved archways that create a sense of old world craftsmanship. The design, is well planned-out, creating first floor living as an option. The grand living room features arched window walls, high ceilings, and views of the stone and blue stone patios and cutting gardens. The oversized foyer branches to the sophisticated library and dining room. Briar Roses' kitchen is a true chef's kitchen with custom built breakfast breakfront and fireplace...one of 7 fireplaces throughout. The palatial first floor master bedroom and bath feature walls of light and tub-side fireplace. Multiple bedrooms and baths are located on the second level, which supply ample accommodations for the family and guests. The lower level boasts a grand wine room that has space for 2,200 bottles. The home theater is truly a state-of-the-art and there is a conversation area offering two fireplaces and a large entertainment bar. The lower level has access to the blue stone patio with outdoor kitchen and a large spa(small pool) with infinity edge that looks out at the creek below. Adjacent to the expansive garage, is a separate dependency that could supply enough space for a serious work-out room, artist studio or workshop. This space provides a full bath as well. Briar Rose is well equipped with a security system, 9 surveillance cameras, a whole house generator and private elevator. Briar Rose is one of those iconic properties that were an intrinsic part of early 20th century America; yet, are rarely built today to these demanding standards. Note: No showings can begin before Monday, August 7th.
Old World Charm. Step back in time as you explore this private 11-acre property and the 5 year young, 3900SF custom old world home. Entering the spacious foyer reveals arched ceilings, Italian plaster walls, herringbone antique brick flooring and curved hallways. The main hall leads you to the large great room adorned with 8"x8" antique wood beams with 200 year old reclaimed wide antiqued flooring, an antique stone fireplace and 3 pair of french doors overlooking the Tinicum stream. The open plan reveals a chef's kitchen featuring custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, soapstone counters, a massive island and a large pantry. Just past the kitchen you'll enjoy entertaining your guest in the very charming pub or do your work in the nearby private office. The first floor master bedroom has a large master bathroom with his and hers vanities, freestanding tub with a separate shower and two walk-in closets with a large laundry room nearby. Upstairs you'll find the bedrooms all with private ensuites and Juliette balconies with french doors offering beautiful views of the courtyard and stream below. The basement offers a partially finished area for a gym or play area. Enjoy the private patio that overlooks Tinicum stream or walk the trails through the adjoining state owned properties. Additional features of the property include... 2-car garage with studio - Discreet solar panel system - LED lighting throughout the home -Geothermal heating and air conditioning - House generator with two 1000 gallon buried propane tanks - Whole house wood burning furnace to use as an alternative heat source - Plenty of storage - Custom dog pen - Stay off the grid for about 6 months out of the year with the wood burning furnace and solar system in place - Low utilities - Approximately 6 of the 11 acres in Conservancy.
Overlooking the Delaware River this Grand Second Empire Style residence on approximately 6 acres evokes a sense of gracious living with its impressive architecture. This former Bed & Breakfast offers 7 bedrooms and 6 ~ baths. If it all in the details, you will appreciate and marvel at is refined characteristics. A wonderful covered porch, finely placed windows, cornice brackets, and lovely Mansard roof with fabulous dormer windows provide balanced symmetry. It is one of the finest homes along the River Road in all of Bucks County. You enter the interior by way of an impressive doorway with transom & etched glass side panels. The interior is an exercise in well planned proportion. Ceilings are 9 feet on all 3 floors and the most exceptionally exquisite wide plank pine floors, deep window sills, fine woodwork can be appreciated throughout, as this home was built for a well known mill family that bears its name. A spacious and formal center hall winding its way to all three floors with grand staircase and its original railings, balustrades newel posts & wainscoting is at the core of this remarkable home and leads to a double parlor with large pocket doors, 2 mantled fireplaces with marble surround & also a solarium. The dining room features raised paneling, large built in cupboard/ china closet with wet bar and a wrap-around banquette for dining. The kitchen with a large walk-in brick fireplace/oven offers pantry space, generous custom oak cabinetry, decorative tile backsplash, large center island with under counter storage, 6 burner Garland commercial type propane stove/oven with Viking stainless exhaust. A sun room is located to the end of the center hall and allows access to the yard with flagstone patio. Most of the bedrooms have full baths & lovely views in all directions. A sundrenched side yard with an expansive lawn is bordered by mature trees providing a wonderful place for outdoor entertaining & events. Located just a few short minutes to the hamlet of Erwinna, gorgeous country side, palisades, a covered bridge and charming Frenchtown across the Delaware with its boutique shop, galleries & restaurants. This very special property affords a rare opportunity and the perfect place for gatherings of family and friends & guests.
Very unique true 1760's era family homestead with river frontage, canal frontage, and stream frontage. All the property's buildings are not in a flood zone ? no flood insurance needed or required. 18th Century detailing abounds throughout. 5 Acres with 3 lots: River front with River, Stream and Canal access. Original home expanded, remodeled, upgraded. Master bedroom addition and Master bath with whirlpool soaking tub, balcony. Central Air, 5 Fireplaces, on demand generator. Barn, 2 car garage, Charming Cottage for in-laws, guests or rental income! Heated pool w/waterfall. Stone walls, blue stone walkways, lots of wildlife and bird species. Private River Rd retreat with access to all the wonderful things the River Valley has to offer. 60 Mins to Philadelphia, 90 Mins to NYC.
This remarkable property is located on one of Pennsylvania's most scenic roads in the Spectacular Delaware River Valley and looks on to charming historic period properties in a wonderful environment resting by the river. The core of this remarkable home is the original Stover barn foundation circa 1837. It has been incorporated with a blend of original elements and the inclusion of Contemporary features to produce this Dramatic 3 story residence! The use of massive hand-hewn beams, eye catching architectural details and clerestory spaces draws your eye to heights of its lofted gallery, soaring living spaces and sleeping areas. A custom spiral staircase takes you to the third level. The focal point of the great room is a massive stone fireplace. The home's living spaces are informal and relaxed. There is a large grotto spa on the first level and a separate sunlit family room. A spacious master suite with custom ceramic tile bath is complemented with walls of glass, sitting room with stone fireplace and large dressing area. Many of the numerous bedrooms are en-suite with full baths! The private rear yard is accessed by a wall of sliding glass doors opening to a large deck off the family room and overlooks an in-ground pool. This one of a kind property offers the perfect place for family and friends to enjoy spending leisurely times and get together's. Surrounded by matures trees, on approximately 4 acres with river views & 257' frontage on the Delaware River completes this special place in the country. Minutes to the fine shops, restaurants & cultural activities of Frenchtown, New Hope & Lambertville. Easy access to New York and Philadelphia!
This is a meticulously maintained building situated on a picturesque 3.28 acre lot. The building is currently being used for a Church / House of Worship but could also be easily converted to a residence or many other possible uses and it is handicap accessible. It features a large auditorium approx 39 x 50 with large seating capacity and a separate 15'X 17'auxiliary classroom. There is also a 13' X 12' efficiency Kitchen/Lunchroom. Handicap accessible ceramic tiled Men's and Women's Restrooms. Large gravel parking lot provided ample parking. Roof is approx 3 years old. Heating system consisting of 2 heat pumps approx 2 years old. Oil boiler and baseboard heating provides auxiliary backup heating.Property is currently tax exempt for religious purposes. This beautiful property will not last.
This is the first time this story-book property, situated on a quiet country road in desirable Tinicum Township has been on the market since 1954. The property's real value is primarily in it's most sought-after location and the awesome 19.50 acres of unspoiled land, having the pristine Tinicum Creek visible from the spacious rear deck of the existing cottage. It would be well-worth the money and effort to renovate and restore the historic cozy residence into your dream come true home. Your drive-time to the Frenchtown bridge would be about five minutes, fifteen minutes to New Hope, and approximately twenty minutes to Doylestown. A property and location such as this is a rare find in all of Bucks County. Peace and tranquility will be at hand to whomever is fortunate enough to own this lovely and natural setting...guaranteed!
Quaint 2 bedroom colonial located in the scenic town of Erwinna, just a half mile up from the Delaware Canal, historic covered bridge, and a 5 minute drive to Frenchtown NJ. The current owners have recently renovated most of the home, restoring this 1840's colonial exposing the rustic beams in the first floor, refinishing the pumpkin pine floors and creating an open light filled space. The oversized deck off the kitchen overlooking the side yard and views of the neighboring creek offers a wonderful area to entertain or enjoy your morning coffee. The cathedral ceilings in the second floor bedrooms offers a spacious feeling and lots of light. Peace of mind to the new homeowners as all the mechanicals have been updated including the new propane boiler, all new electric, plumbing, and a brand new septic in 2011. The heated garage space will delight any car enthusiast, or hobbyist. All this in the highly rated blue ribbon school district and a convenient commuter location with easy access to I78.