612 NEW GALENA RD, CHALFONT, PA 18914 (MLS # PABU493284)

Price $1,350,000
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 3 Baths
Home size 3,326 sqft
Lot Size 55.00 ac
Days on Market 70
54+ splendid acres of Bucks County countryside accommodates this historic homestead. With over 3,300 sq.ft. the vintage c. 1794 farmhouse offers 2' exterior stone walls, 4 fireplaces and wide plank floors throughout. A long driveway leads to this home, nestled amidst a storybook setting with 2 ponds and trails for horseback riding, cross-country skiing, or nature walks. The generously proportioned rooms begin with a front 1850 Music Room addition, accessible from the entrance foyer. Across the hall, the 1850 eat-in kitchen addition with wood stove steps down into the Dining Room with walk-in fireplace. Open to the 1986 Family Room addition with vaulted ceiling, skylights and picture window with views of one of the property's tranquil ponds stocked with fish. Access to the screened-in Porch may be gained either through the Family Room or the summer kitchen, which now serves as an Office. A powder room is tucked next to the stairs leading to the second level, where three of the five bedrooms are located, the 2 secondary on the 2nd floor are (1850 additions). The ceiling from the Master Bedroom Suite was removed to expose the beams, and re-purposed to seamlessly continue the flooring in the dining room on the main level. Skylights brighten the family room and highlight another stone fireplace. In addition to the Master Bathroom with steam shower and sauna, another full bathroom with jetted tub and laundry room complete this level. Two more (1850) bedrooms and a large walk-in closet/storage area are found on the third floor. A finished lower level provides an Exercise Room and plenty of storage areas. Extensive hardscaping provide different choices for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. A two-story barn, charming stone ruins, and the surrounding grounds comprised of both wooded and open pasture make this a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Minutes from historical Doylestown Borough where you can enjoy great culture, entertainment and restaurants. Enjoy award-winning Central Bucks School District. Low taxes, Act 319 Forestry Reserve.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 3/19/2020 Tract NONE AVAILABLE
Year Built 1875 Community NEW BRITAIN TWP
County BUCKS

SCHOOLS

School District CENTRAL BUCKS
High School CENTRAL BUCKS HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH

Additional Details

AIR None
AREA NEW BRITAIN TWP
BASEMENT Full, Partially Finished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Masonry
HEAT Radiant, Radiator
HOA DUES None
LOT 55.00 acre(s)
LOT DIMENSIONS 0.00 x 0.00
SEWER Septic Exists
STORIES 3+
STYLE Colonial
SUBDIVISION NONE AVAILABLE
TAXES 7147.00
WATER Well
ZONING AG-RC

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