MLS® ID: 7191456

250 DURHAM ROAD

WILLIAMS TWP, Pennsylvania, 18042

$1,195,000 Active Under Contract
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • - SQFT
Feel transported at this villa overlooking lush farm fields of Stouts Valley and distant mountains. The long meandering drive delivers you to this enchanting and secluded country retreat, a masterwork of texture, warmth and sophistication. Formal gardens with courtyard sets the tone for this incomparable residence, a c.1860 stone farm house architecturally-designed and renovated by artisan John Franklin in 2001. Published in several national magazines including Architectural Digest, the house boasts interior spaces both intimate and grand! Venetian hand-plastered walls and ceilings, antique doors, stained-glass windows, numerous fireplaces and European architectural artifacts are found throughout, embellishing the spacious interiors, merging old world with modern amenities. A showplace for entertaining, the living room flows effortlessly into the dining room which accommodates a large and festive gathering, and balconies open to the spectacular 2-story great room. This unparalleled space reveals architectural details and Palladian windows which breathe light into the room and capture the verdant rural views. A dramatic winding staircase, heated brick and limestone floor, commanding fireplace with carved mantel and Moravian tile, and hand-painted domed ceiling alcove add to the allure. Antique French doors open to bluestone terraces overlooking the pond and long-distant views. Labyrinthian hallways lead to the media room and bar, tasting room with fireplace and hand-painted mural and wine cellar with capacious capacity. The hi-end kitchen and breakfast room offer incredible views of valley and pond, and French doors open to a multi-level deck overlooking glorious gardens, natural-look pool and gazebo. The cozy den with white-washed beams and stone fireplace is ideal for relaxing while the chef creates. The library with built-ins, and the main bedroom with light-filled en suite and walk-in closet are located on the 2nd floor. Two additional bedrooms and large hall bath are found on the 3rd floor. The large antique barn with 2-car parking and the charming spring house complete the compound. The property consists of two separately-deeded parcels of land, offering the possibility to build on the vacant parcel. Whole-house generator adds peace of mind. This stunning union of architecture and setting is 80 minutes from NYC, 90 from Philadelphia and 15 from Historic Bethlehem, a wonderful oasis for weekend getaways or a remarkable full-time residence.
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Listing courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty-New Hope

Amenities

  • Full baths
    3
  • Half baths
    1
  • Full Baths Range
    3+ Baths
  • Total Baths
    3.5
  • Zip
    18042
  • Office name
    Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty-New Hope
  • Subdivision
    NONE AVAILABLE
  • SQFT
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Single Family
  • Zoning type
    A
  • Year built
    1860
  • Lot size
    13.73
  • Sewer
    On Site Septic
  • Heating
    Forced Air,Radiant,Zoned,Programmable Thermostat,Hot Water,Baseboard - Hot Water
  • Agent name
    Michael J Strickland
  • Purchase Type
    Active
  • Price Range
    $1m-$1.25m
  • Square Feet Range
    < 1000 sq ft.
  • Bedrooms Range
    3 Beds
  • Year Built Range
    1989 (and earlier)
  • Office ID
    KURFISS
  • Agent ID
    3142941

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