MLS® ID: 7168665
1442 JOHNNYS WAY
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania, 19382 $1,350,000
Find refuge in this Chester County Dutch colonial. The instant you drive up, you will see this home dressed in Belgian block leading to the large mahogany garage doors. Enter the mudroom from the porch or heated garage. Store your groceries in the walk-in pantry. The house is filled with hardwoods harvested and milled on site, artful stone masonry, granite block steps and reclaimed handmade red brick. Arcus Design of Malvern used Ethan Horowitz millwork, solid wood wainscoting, raised colonial panels, Ball & Ball hardware, solid wood doors, handmade moldings and period fixtures. Each room caters comfort sharing the seven zone radiant floor heat and central air. Reclaimed solid random width oak cover most of the floors. Red brick or Ceramic tiles are used in special focal areas. Four functioning fire places add unmatched character to the period qualities offered in the parlor, den, tavern and library. Open the rear Den Dutch door for fresh air or retreat to the backyard gardens bordered by ivy, perennials and ferns. Entertain in the formal parlor and dining rooms or chill in the informal Tavern central in the house, with built-in cabinets, marble counter and exposed ceiling. The historic style accents the modern conveniences. The designer kitchen features a large bay window viewing the blue flagstone patio wrapping the Armond heated pool with a hidden automatic cover. The stone counters, four ovens, microwave and gas range with lighted vent and warmer can facilitate any gathering. The Great Room shines with the solid cherry custom entertainment center flanked by cabinets and bookcases. Upstairs you will find four large bedrooms, four baths and a fifth bedroom with its full bath just right for an Au Pair suite on the third floor. The master suite has a reading area with a cherry built-in, two walk-in closets and extra storage. The spacious bathroom includes a vaulted ceiling, walk-in shower, claw foot tub, and custom double vanity with lots of room to spare. On the lower level, the home boasts a large library with striking oak ceiling beams, a fireplace, and built-in natural fir bookcases. It can be used as a craft room for quiet reflection in front of a glowing fire. To the east side, you will find two very large rooms that could handle game tables, gym, or another bathroom or wet bar if you choose. See more photos and 3D tour.