MLS® ID: PACT480456
1010 VALLEY CREEK ROAD
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania, 19380 $475,000
Stately 18th Century Grubb's Mill house is located just outside of West Chester on 11.3 acres along the Valley Creek. There are approximately 1,800 +/- feet of river frontage, perfect for the water enthusiast or fly-fisherman. Valley Creek is locally known for fishing with its stocked trout population. The original Grist Mill was built in 1761 by Thomas Spackman and was converted into a residence in 1970 by Sir Frederick Royston. Known as the pioneer of importing British automobiles to the U.S. Grubb's Mill is part of the Paradise Valley Historic District, a three mile long farming valley originally settled by English Quaker's. This is a unique opportunity to embrace history in a beautiful setting and a converted mill house with a spacious and open floor plan. The main floor has exposed wood beams and cathedral ceilings. Great flow between living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room and kitchen. Off the dining is a great brick patio enclosed with stone walls. The second floor has two ensuite bedrooms with a large sitting room area with a balcony overlooking the living room. Part of the millrace has been exposed in the north basement of the mill, known as "the Grotto". This is located on the lower level along with a bonus room and full bath. There is a 2-car detached garage and an enormous sycamore tree. The mill house is located just a stone's throw from the 50+ acre Starr Farm Park and is a short walk from the Paradise and Harmony Hill Nature Areas. Relax in your own country retreat, which has had sightings of Bald Eagles and Blue Heron. Tucked away on a quiet country road yet close to great shopping and rail access. Under conservation easement with the Brandywine Conservancy.