MLS® ID: 7207069
2811 AQUETONG ROAD
NEW HOPE, Pennsylvania, 18938 $3,190,000
On 36.68 acres, Long Willow Farm is a world unto itself where Bucks County tradition meets fresh, custom construction, all in a private, rolling setting with a 5BR main residence, converted 3BR barn residence, updated 1BR guest house, saltwater pool, pond, open field & mature woodlands. Set back a long driveway, the c. 1788 stone house with several additions was most recently expanded & updated in 2009 to become a 6,200SF residence. In 2013, the property's bank barn was enlarged & converted into stunning living space complete with elevator & top-grade custom finishes. The renovation & expansion was overseen by architect Lynn Taylor with construction by Eric Greb. Once a working farm & later home to notable writer & playwright John Hess, the property still bears evidence of its agricultural past with its outbuildings, pond & hay fields. Long Willow Farm mixes updated-yet-character-filled historical spaces showcasing fireplaces, built-ins, deep windowsills & freshly refinished wood floors with airy, newer rooms designed for today's needs, with pristine hardwood floors, pocket doors, custom millwork & moldings, radiant heat in many areas & exceptional natural light. Spacious formal dining room; cook's kitchen with island, walk-in pantry & soapstone countertops; family room with sliding doors to a slate veranda overlooking the saltwater pool; dramatic 2-story library with fireplace features a custom stairwell to a loft lined in custom cabinetry; tavern room with wet bar & fireplace. The 1st floor also contains a an in-law/au pair suite with balcony & a bonus room finished with a Mercer tile floor & wainscoting. The main suite features a gas fireplace, updated bath & walk-in closet, 4 addt'l BRs & 2 baths. For outdoor enjoyment, choose from multiple patios, easy-care perennial gardens, the pool area & the pond, also excellent for fishing. The converted bank barn offers additional, beautifully finished living quarters perfectly suited to any generation as it has an elevator. Top-grade craftsmanship is evident throughout this spectacular home with airy, open interiors; dining area open to the well-designed, well-outfitted, full kitchen with island; custom-built stairwell down to a screened porch or up to 2 expansive bedrooms, a hall bath & plenty of storage. The main bedroom suite is presently on the 1st floor & accommodates a sitting area w/fireplace, 2 walk-in closets & a luxe bath that is wheelchair accessible. Long Willow Farm is the best of old & new.