MLS® ID: 6988791
2942 HOLICONG ROAD
BUCKINGHAM, Pennsylvania, 18902 $1,497,000
This charming 1790's Bucks County jewel is a gorgeous example of a quintessential family farmhouse that is full of practical updates. Capturing all that is comfortable and elegant in a historic home, it is centered on 6 bucolic acres, including a stream with waterfall, providing rest and privacy from a busy world. There are so many impressive features and details to take in; knotted random width hardwood floors, antique beamed ceilings, 6 fireplaces in all, spacious room sizes, all with period molding and millwork. Plus it's a fabulous gathering place for entertaining family and friends. The flow of this home is adaptable; it is perfect for an enormous party or easily transformed for a more intimate experience. To the right of the entryway is the formal Living Room with an oversized fireplace, beamed ceiling, Venetian plaster walls, hard wood floors, and double doors that lead into the cozy Library with Walnut built-in book cases, fireplace lined with slate, window seat plus 2 sets of French doors that lead out to the side brick patio with a fountain. To the left of the entryway is the formal Dining Room with a built-in cabinet, original Cherry "pie step"staircase, an enclosed bar with a brass countertop and glass shelves. Step down into the sunny Conservatory which has a combination of imported French, and Mercer Museum tiles on the floor, a vaulted ceiling, walls of windows that invite the gorgeous view indoors or step out onto the back deck to enjoy the privacy provided by the trees surrounding the property. The Kitchen offers custom cabinets with soap stone and cherry wood counters, double ovens, a true "Dublin" farmhouse sink, gas cooktop, 2 and a large Breakfast area that is open to the historic Family Room with walk-in fireplace that still has the home's first wrought iron cooking arm, and original beamed ceiling. On the 2nd floor the Master Suite offers a sitting/dressing rm and continues to a sizable main bedroom with beamed ceiling, fireplace and a luxurious bath with soaking tub, walk in shower, 2 sinks & bidet. There are 2 additional Bedrooms and a Hall Bath. A bonus is the 3rd floor, it contains the 4th Bedroom and a private Bath with an adjoining room which could have a variety of uses. The outdoors are just as beautiful as the property, there is a Carlton pool, an English herb garden, an open backyard, mature trees, brick patios, Bucks County stone walkways, a cedar deck, and many spots to take in the surrounding, gorgeous landscape.