57,151 sqft Lot
The frankenfield house is a rare find, merging the charm of a 1850 bucks county farmhouse with the sensibility of 20th century additions. The home preserves much of the original details and adds open, light filled interiors and glass walls to create today's modern lifestyle. Situated on 1. 3 secluded acres on a two lane road less than 2 miles from the center of doylestown and minutes from the delaware river towns of new hope,pa and lambertville,nj, it is an perfect getaway home for buyers seeking a retreat from the urban environments of nyc and philadelphia, or for those looking for a one of a kind house that is a part of the historic rural architecture of southeastern pennsylvania. The original farmhouse maintains the area classic two rooms wide, one room deep, "hall-parlor plan". A stucco and glass building ,added to the front, is now the entrance to the home. From it you enter the "hall" which is now the formal dining room and features the original stone fireplace and mantel. The "parlor" is now a den/office/guest bedroom. The second floor has two bedrooms and full bath. There is a third floor finished attic and a full basement. The original house features plaster walls and ceilings, butterfly stairways, radius cornered deep sill windows, pumpkin pine floors, and slate roof. Additions to the original house include the added one story entrance building at the front, a two story building at the back. On the first floor is an eat in kitchen which connects to the "hall" dining room and is accessible to the porch. It has shaker styled cabinets, pull out pantry, stone counter tops and stainless steel appliances and opens to a large living room with a fireplace. Walls of glass open the living room and kitchen to the porch and pool, visually integrating them into the interior of the house. A large redesigned screened in porch adds exceptional living space that is great for entertaining. The porch overlooks a professionally landscaped in ground pool that creates a resort like atmosphereon the second floor, which connects to the original house, there is a third bedroom, and the master bedroom and bath. The additions feature hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, brick fireplace with blue stone mantel and hearth, recessed and indirect lighting, custom window shades, standing seam metal roofs, quarter round cooper gutters and downspouts. A partially finished basement has potential to be a game room or man cave. Exterior features include walpole gated driveway.
Reduced by $30,000 (4.12%) on 10/22/17