One of a kind historic home now available. Beautiful 6 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home is rich in history. Built in 1753 and is on the National Register of Historic Homes overlooking the Jericho Mountains. Formerly the Eagle Tavern, hosted pioneers and travelers on the old rural highway, hotel with ballroom, voting headquarters, post office and local store. This 3 story, solid stone home with 18" thick walls is full of charm and character. This home has newly refinished, random width pumpkin pine flooring throughout. Freshly refinished deep, thick window sills and window seats. High ceilings on the first floor and most upper floors with many cathedral ceilings. Kitchen has commercial gas cooking stove with Jennair downdraft fan, 7' island and granite counter tops. Dining room has a sitting area and 7' solid field stone walk-in fireplace with beautiful 12" thick solid wood lintel. Spacious master bedroom with windows overlooking the open field and Jericho Mountains. Master bath has bidet, claw foot tub and stall shower. An abundance of exposed beams throughout. The home has been updated including HVAC, freshly painted, 400 amp electrical system, whole house generator and new upgraded and expansive wireless internet. The guest suite has full bath complete with original stone converted fireplace and steam shower. Butler stairways to second floor and basement with wine cellar and walk-out. An abundance of built-in closets and original lock sets and hinges. Newer 3-car Amish built garage with custom doors and finished second floor with hardwood floors and post and beam construction and HVAC. Also has an efficiency apartment on second floor. There is also an office built into one of the garage spaces. Recent updates include newer fencing, 2 blue stone patios with landscaping, furnace, basement windows and frames, powder room, exposed stone wall, refinished hardwood floors and window sills, newer septic system and new gazebo. Private tennis court and in-ground swimming pool is yours to enjoy! This home also make an amazing Bed & Breakfast or an excellent Air BNB opportunity! Award winning Council Rock School District. Minutes from great shopping, restaurants and parks!
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach -Yardley/Newtown. Contact: (215) 860-9300