Pristine Executive home in the heart of Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County. This home was the last to be built by David Schrenk, one of the most respected custom builders in Bucks County for many years. Starting at the Walpole Woodworkers~ entry gate with lampposts, the winding driveway with Belgian block edging draws you toward this beautiful brick front colonial style home with beaded cedar clapboard siding at all other elevations. The careful planting of specific trees and shrubs support a continuous bloom from early spring through summer, in a private, parklike setting. Thoughtful lighting enhances the extensive landscaping. Behind the home, a large terraced patio with Pennsylvania Slate is a quiet and relaxing place to entertain year round, with its cozy stone fire pit discrete lighting, and stone walls. Elsewhere on this large level lot you find a full size bocce court and many other areas for most any kind of outdoor fun. Through the formal entrance, step into the 2 story center hall topped by tray ceiling and applied molding, along with interior transoms. From the formal dining room, with its trimmed tray ceiling through the butler pantry is the gourmet kitchen, featuring antique beamed, hexagonal dinette, peninsula counter bar, under cabinet task lighting, and English farmhouse sink. Natural cherry cabinets and soapstone tops surround the butcher-block topped furniture island making this a chef's dream for space and organization. New stainless steel appliances, including a 2 drawer dishwasher, French armoire refrigerator and double oven are among the kitchen~s many fine features. The family room, with brick faced wood burning masonry fireplace and hardwood floor, will be your favorite place to read or relax in the evenings. On the other side of the kitchen, through the corridor, there is a room with floor to ceiling cherry wood paneled walls and full-surround built in bookcases making it a proper library. Perfect for your home office. Before the library you'll find a powder room across from the laundry room with full shower, the combination these spaces could be a guest or in-law suite if you'll just close the pocket door at the kitchen before the corridor. Also on the main level are a formal living room with wall sconces and two-story conservatory. Finished lower level with wet bar, kitchenette, theatre area, tile ~wood plank~ flooring, and generous storage space. Also on this level are a full bathroom and potential 5th bedroom, providing you with several options. 15 lite double French doors give you access to the patio via the wide light filled natural stone stairwell. On the upper level: Master suite with trimmed tray ceiling, generous bath and walk in closet fill the entire west side. A 2nd bedroom with bath en-suite is followed by 2 more bedrooms that share the hall bath. Top quality construction features and fine finish carpentry craftsmanship employed throughout. The solar panel array and net metering saves more than half of all electricity costs. Some additional features include: Pella and Andersen windows and doors, top of the line light fixtures, California closet systems, two new 100 gallon water heaters, 400 amp electric service, new HVAC systems, new central vacuum system, water treatment system, heat lamps and exhausts in all bathrooms, multiple trimmed tray ceilings, carriage style garage doors, intercom system, multiple ceiling fans, comprehensive security system, basement theater & sound system. Just over the river is the Trenton Train station for access to Amtrak and its Acela Express, also New Jersey Transit regional lines. Close to all major highways for easy commute to New York City and Philadelphia. 30 minutes to Princeton. Dine and shop in New Hope, Peddler's Village, Doylestown and Newtown Boro, all just minutes away.
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Doylestown. Selling Office: .