MLS® ID: PABK325318
198 BLACKSMITH ROAD
OLEY, Pennsylvania, 19547 $1,250,000
Gorgeous Early Stone Farmhouse, circa 1740, features 6 Bedrooms and 5.2 Bathrooms set on just under 23 acres on a quiet county road in Oley. The intact period Farmstead also includes a Stone-End Bank Barn, Corn-crib, Spring-house with Pond, Piggery and a beautiful walled Garden. The property enjoys a quiet, private setting surrounded by preserved farmland. The house itself was built in stages, with the earliest two sections both dating from the 1700s. The newer custom addition has been masterfully blended with the original using re-purposed period floors, mantles and corner cabinets to create gracious spaces complete with every modern convenience. The house features a total of 7 Fireplaces, including 4 Wood-Burning Fireplaces and 3 Gas Fireplaces. Three of the early fireplaces are "Walk-In" size and the one in the earliest section of the home also includes a functional bake oven. The original Chestnut floors are found in the front of the home with re-purposed Oak in the newer addition. Architectural details abound throughout with ornate fireplace mantles, crown molding and wainscoting. The house is perfect for entertaining with a large formal Dining Room, and spacious Gourmet Kitchen featuring a generous Pantry and Butler's Pantry. The Kitchen is a beautiful bright space with a Fireplace and room for a sitting area, as well as a dining table. The Fireplace features a reclaimed mantle and custom hand-painted tiles from Wales. The work space itself features Gourmet appliances, including Custom built in Sub-Zero Refrigeration, with Custom Cherry and Tiger Maple Cabinets and a Soapstone Counter-top and Farmhouse Sink. The entire space enjoys pristine views of the property. Upstairs includes 5 Bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms. The Master Bedroom Suite features a walk-in closet, private Bath and a balcony overlooking the backyard. Early details on this level include exposed beam ceilings, period flooring, and original woodwork and doors with grain painted surface. The finished Lower Level includes a sixth Bedroom, as well as an adjacent full Bath and a large Family Room. The Family Room is a bright, formal space with many wonderful details. It includes a Gas Fireplace with reclaimed mantle and hand-painted tiles, coffered ceiling, bookcase and radiant heat in the floor. The entire property has been meticulously maintained with a keen eye towards preserving its historic features. Schedule your private showing today and come experience first-hand country living at its finest.