Step back in time in this fantastic reproduction home steeped in local history and filled with historic details set on one of the most desirable stretches of coveted Fairville Road. You will find reclaimed doors, antique glass, and historic door knobs and locks. Reclaimed wide plank flooring greets you as you enter the home into the front to back center hall foyer. An updated kitchen now opens to the dining area and includes a large fireplace. A morning room filled with natural light adjoins the kitchen framing the spectacular 10.5 plus acre grounds and leading onto the rear deck. The large living room with fireplace is large enough to accommodate a formal dining or living area. At the far end of the house is the current master bedroom featuring vaulted ceiling, fireplace, an updated full bath, walk-in closet, dressing area and a private balcony deck perfect for enjoying a morning coffee while taking in views of heron wading in the creek. This room could also be used as an informal family room should the next owner choose to utilize the original master bedroom on the 2nd floor. This original master bedroom features a large closet/dressing room with claw foot tub as well as a full bathroom with stall shower. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and a sizable laundry room complete the 2nd floor of the home. The walk out lower level features endless possibility with a large barn-style door opening to french doors. Below the 2 car parking stall with additional storage space lies the home's studio. This area could be utilized as a home gym or office as well and features a wood burning stove. The expansive lot looks out to a small stream with footbridge crossing and offers absolute privacy. Recent improvements include a $100,000+ HardyPlank exterior upgrade. Home also includes a back up generator making life easy and inconvenience free. Convenient to Wilmington, the airport and downtown Philadelphia. This is country living at it's finest.
|10/28/2016 3:00:00 AM||New Value: $748,000|