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Enjoy your own private retreat at this beautifully renovated 18th century stone home nestled on 100 acres of lush Bucks County countryside.
Come for a weekend (three night minimum), a week, a month, or longer. Discounted rates for repeat visits (10% off 2-5 stays, 15% off more than 5 stays, 20% off long-term time-sharing rentals). Rates include all utilities and maintenance. Maximum guests: four overnight; twelve on the property.
The surrounding landscape features lawns, gardens, two terraces, an 18th century stone bank barn, smokehouse, springhouse, garage, and other outbuildings. Enjoy the peaceful view from the flagstone terrace adjoining the house, across the lawn overlooking Cooks Creek, a designated Class A exceptional value stream with native and brown trout. Relax by the firepit on the garden terrace, taking in the long view across gardens and pastures.
Highlights of the delightfully updated home include its original random-width pine floors, deep-silled windows, and stone walk-in fireplace. Tasteful antique and contemporary furnishings throughout the house create a welcoming and comfortable ambience. Living room and dining room open to the terrace that spans one side of the house overlooking the creek. The bar/library adjoining the living room provides a small refrigerator, sink, and glassware for easy entertaining, as well as shelves of books for your ‘spirited’ enjoyment.
The large, eat-in kitchen offers all the necessities for gourmet cooking, a center island, plenty of workspace, and cabinets of china and glassware for every occasion. A cozy TV/sitting room adjoins the kitchen, providing satellite service with a 42" HD screen, high speed Internet/Wifi, Blu-ray player, Sony receiver with AM/FM radio, and double speakers (with the second pair in the living room). A powder room completes the first floor.
Upstairs, the master suite is a light and airy private space including bedroom with double bed, decorative fireplace, and sitting area overlooking lawns, garden, pastures and Cooks Creek. Adjoining the bedroom are walk-through closets, bathroom, and a private stairway to the first floor. The master bath has a separate toilet area, glass-walled tile shower, tub, and dual vanity sinks.
A second charming bedroom offers a double bed, closet, and views of lawns, garden, pastures and the creek. A third small room is a charming study with a desk and sofa (which converts to a double bed). A full bath with tub/shower is easily accessible to the bedrooms. The main hallway and stairs complete the second floor.
The basement provides laundry facilities and a third full bath. Three fireplaces in the house add decorative charm (but are non-working).
The property is easily accessible...a 90 minute drive from New York City and 60 minutes from Philadelphia. The property is located on Route 212, two miles west of the Delaware River at Riegelsville, PA, where the beautiful ‘River Road’ (Route 32) branches off Route 611 and follows the river south through quaint Bucks County villages on the way to New Hope (a 45 minute drive).
The locale offers the best of several worlds...the natural beauty and peace of an undeveloped, largely conserved rural setting; the quaint Bucks County villages and venues for which the area is so renowned; and the cultural offerings of nearby towns like Bethlehem, Doylestown, and New Hope that are brimming with alluring activities. The Delaware River offers a multitude of opportunities for boating, fishing, and walking or cycling along the scenic canal tow-path. Lovely country inns and restaurants abound for elegant or casual dining. Enjoy scouting the area to visit the numerous art galleries, antiques,crafts and other unique shops. Local farm stands, bakeries, and butcher shops.provide the ideal resources for creating your own farm-to-table feasts.