Sq. Ft.: 10769
Welcome to "Overview"! You can see Bowman's Tower and Jericho Mountain from the front portico and Solebury Mountain from the backyard. It remains one of the highest homes to this day in Solebury. It took renown Al DeLuca 2 years to complete this impressive Virginia Brick Manor home located on 10 lush acres. The stunning curb appeal, inspired by Carterâs Grove, captures the essence of this home which won an Architectural Award by Colonial Williamsburg in 1991. The governorâs driveway intersects with a paver pathway and through the formal gardens leading up to three porticos that grace the front. Here double entry doors open, and the grand entrance foyer welcomes guests onto custom designed marble flooring imported from Italy and a view of the harp-shaped floating staircase with hand-crafted spindles. 11,000+/- sq.ft. of meticulously designed and carefully planned luxury includes 10' ceilings on the main level, custom millwork, built-ins, Brazilian Cherry and Mahogany wood flooring highlighted by the natural light radiating through an abundance of windows. A wonderful layout for entertaining begins with the stylish Living Room featuring a historic reproduction fireplace. Pocket doors easily separate the spaces, or open into the Family Room with built-in wet bar. Enjoy hosting dinner in the Formal Dining Room with wood burning fireplace, Butlerâs Pantry complete with custom cabinetry , sink and dishwasher. The Cef inspired kitchen is well appointed with Rutt's cabinetry in solid cherry wood, oversized center island and stainless steel appliances, including double wall ovens and Sub-Zero refrigerator, and opens to the 2-story breakfast room, atrium with a wall of windows. French doors lead to the extensive paver patio and overlook the sweeping, manicured grounds - perfect for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. Ceramic tile floors continue into the Music Room. The Family Room has rectangular beamed ceilings and is anchored by a floor to ceiling stone fireplace with raised hearth. Brick floors in the back hallway lead to the Office/Study with wood burning fireplace. Guests will be delighted to stay in the first floor guest quarters, en suite with a full bathroom. Two half baths, a conveniently located Laundry Room and a back staircase complete the main level. Upstairs the Main Bedroom Suite is privately located away from the secondary bedrooms and features 9' ceilings, a luxurious sitting room, a dressing room with two walk-in closets in addition to a clothing storage closet and a walk-in Cedar closet. A luxurious Master Bathroom is complete with dual sinks, a jetted tub, separate stall shower with non-slip floor and glass enclosure, and private commode and bidet. Four additional bedrooms on this level include a hobby/play room. Two of the spacious bedrooms share a bathroom, while a Jack-ân-Jill bathroom is shared by the two remaining bedrooms. A full bathroom on the third floor provides flexible uses for the large, open room also on this level, such as a game or media room. Each room has its own temperature control since this home has 6 heat pumps with a back up of 4 oil furnaces. The unfinished lower level offers additional room for expansion, or storage space. The 3 Bay side entry Garage is finished and heated. The property includes an acre sized pond and a full irrigation system that covers the majority of this 10 acre property. Enjoy elegant country living while close to shopping, schools, and easy access to major commuter routes. Charming downtown New Hope is nearby with its waterfront restaurants and boutiques. A bustling arts and theater community, outdoor markets and polo matches in the summer - all this in the award-winning New Hope-Solebury School District. Home is still occupied by its original owners and lovingly maintained throughout their time at this home, now it's your turn!