Eye-catching with stately flare on a prime corner lot in the historic small town of Yardley is a grand, authentic Tudor that enjoys the relaxed Bucks County river town lifestyle that one dreams of! Built in 1929, the noble setting of this captivating 6 bedroom home on over a half-acre includes a convenient circular drive, lush mature landscape for added privacy, and rear yard sanctuary. This elegant home with its old world style and noteworthy architecture effortlessly ties some of the finest original grandeur features from its period with today’s modern touches. True to Tudor standards, the front door is bordered by contrasting stone filled with architectural details encasing the custom carved wood door. Greet your guests in the spacious foyer and have them step back in time as they are met with random width wood flooring which flows to a stunning wood staircase accented with an ornately carved newel post. Architectural details such as smooth plaster cast walls, stained glass windows, lavish plaster cast moldings, Tudor arches, dark wood trimmed accented windows, wall sconces and period hardware can be found throughout the home. The step-down formal living room offers bay window views of the expansive backyard, window seating and an impressive limestone fireplace, perfect for those chilly nights. An attached bonus room, currently used as a billiard’s room, offers versatility and leads through French Doors into a slate-floored sun parlor encased in a curved wall of windows allowing for the desired natural lighting. A formal dining room is generously sized and ready to host your next celebration with its nearby butler’s pantry for that much needed space when entertaining. The updated kitchen is welcoming with its abundance of warm tone custom cabinetry, oversized granite center island, high-end appliances including a Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf cooktop and oven, steaming station and prep sink and plenty of seating. Just off the kitchen is a home office and rear circular staircase. An inviting gathering room boasts a dramatic vaulted ceiling with tray ceiling, up lighting, decorative crown molding, limestone fireplace, and walls of windows. Heading upstairs from the main staircase, ornamental windows line the wall leading you to a bright and open hallway. The beautiful main suite offers walk-in closets with professional organizers and a modern main bathroom complete with a jetted tub, beautifully tiled walk-in shower with skylights, dual vanities and plenty of cabinetry. Three additional bedrooms share a hall bath. One bedroom, currently used as an office, offers gorgeous wood paneling. A suite of bonus rooms including a bedroom, small sitting area, full bath and plenty of storage is located on the 3rd level. The lower level is finished and contains additional living space, storage along with a half bath. A separate living area can be used as an in-law suite or a family apartment with its own private ground-level side entrance offering a large open living and dining space, complete with a stone fireplace, kitchenette, bedroom, full bathroom, private laundry and storage. Outside, is a magnificent yard set up to enjoy every season of the year! The tiered, expansive travertine upper patio with ornate railing invites outdoor entertainment with its multiple seating and dining areas. Relax or host a party around the sparkling blue pool this summer. A large fenced yard allows for plenty of play space including a half-court basketball area. The fenced in adjacent .46 acre lot is also included with this property and offers even more possibilities for outdoor enjoyment. Just a short walk to the center of Yardley Borough for dining and shopping, the local Septa train station and the Delaware canal and towpath. Make this your new home and own a piece of architectural history. The property includes a 0.46 acre fenced in and approved building lot. The lot can be excluded from the purchase if the buyer desires.
Listing courtesy of Jay Spaziano Real Estate.