Water Views
Address
5453 York Road New Hope, PA
Price
$ 7,995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PABU465032
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyBUCKS
  • CityNew Hope
  • AreaBuckingham Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip18938
  • StyleColonial,Farmhouse/National Folk
  • Year Built1717
  • Taxes24359
  • Price$ 7,995,000
  • Bedrooms11
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage8601
  • Lot Size75.58 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
Property Description

Newly Priced! Elegant country estate living with endless opportunities for equestrian activities, level pasture ideal for polo, organic farming, beautiful sunrise and sunsets with expansive views. Elm Grove Estate is one of Bucks County's most legendary properties, having been a center of wealth and hunt-country heritage for hundreds of years. Offered outside the Paxson family for only the second time since 1680, this 75+ acre estate was part of the Colonial province of Pennsylvania. The property began with a stone settler's cottage and grew to include a c. 1700 stone manor house with later additions, a carriage house, barns, workshops and extensive stables used by the former owner for her champion thoroughbred-breeding facilities until 2000. Well hidden behind a long, ivy-covered stone wall, the main house, outbuildings and the surrounding preserved countryside feel like an English estate. This Estate underwent extensive restoration and updates during the past 15 years, preserving its architectural details and manor-house proportions while also serving as a comfortable family residence with modern amenities. Built in three sections dating to 1700, 1739 and 1938, the main house is approximately 8,601 square feet. Outside, the stone has been carefully repointed. Inside, every piece of millwork and moldings, the pocket doors, locks and hardware and the plaster walls are as fresh as they were in the 18th century. There are 10 fireplaces, high ceilings and a bounty of tall sash windows for great natural light. Its wide main entry hall is flanked by an intimate, formal reception room; the hunt room with walk-in fireplace and superb views; and an expansive formal living room that accommodates multiple seating areas and accesses a large rear patio. Throughout its history, this home has hosted grand-scale events. An addition completed in 1938 contains an exquisite formal, mansion-sized dining room with a hand-painted ceiling and tall Jefferson windows with stunning views. Serving this area is a butler's pantry and a true commercial-grade kitchen. Above are 2 floors of private quarters along with a library. There are 10 bedrooms, including 2 main suites, and 7 full baths, plus 2 half baths. The carriage house is updated to offer complete, character-filled living spaces with storage below. There are 3 barns with 14 stalls total, a workshop and storage space galore. The house and dependencies overlook verdant, level fields with a stream, pond and forested hills beyond. Land has been organically maintained. Enchanting on a misty morning and as the dew sets at night, Elm Grove is a prime property ready to add a new chapter to its long and storied history.

Middle School High School
Holicong Middle School Central Bucks High School East
Price History
4/11/2019 Listed $7,995,000
9/11/2019 32% - $5,500,000
9/14/2019 12% - $4,850,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Conventional, Cash
Accessibility 2+ Access Exits, Doors - Swing In, Kitchen Mod, Low Closet Rods
Appliances Oven - Double, Commercial Range, Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Freezer, Icemaker, Indoor Grill, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas
Architectural Style Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C
County BUCKS
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Exclusions Please Contact Agent
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Stone Retaining Walls, Water Falls, Other
Facing Direction North
Flooring Wood, Hardwood
Garage Spaces 4.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Radiator
High School CENTRAL BUCKS HIGH SCHOOL EAST
High School District CENTRAL BUCKS
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Butlers Pantry, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In, Attic, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Efficiency, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Country
Junior High HOLICONG
Levels 3
Location Type Pond
MLS Area Buckingham Twp (10106)
New Construction No
Open Parking Spaces 3.00
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway, Circular Driveway, Lighted Parking, Private, Paved Parking
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 929.54
Property Attached Y/N No
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Good
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Pitched, Slate
Security Features Main Entrance Lock, Smoke Detector
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Above Ground, Cable TV, Electric Available, Phone Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Water, Pasture, Pond, Scenic Vista, Street, Trees/Woods, Other
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning AG

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 8601
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full, Outside Entrance, Daylight, Full, Partially Finished, Walkout Level, Windows, Other
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 5.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 5
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 2
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 11
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 7
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 4
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Stone, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 2
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas, 60+ Gallon Tank, Oil
Laundry Type Upper Floor, Lower Floor
Living Area 8601
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 11
Total Fireplaces 10
Total Rooms 22
Window Features Storm

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 4
Fencing Electric, Masonry/Stone, Other
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry
Inclusions Please Contact Agent
Lot Dimensions 75.58 ACRES
Lot Size Acres 75.58
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 3292264.80
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 4
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage, Off Site, Off Street, Other
Water Body Type Pond
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
Water Source Well, Private
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 18938

Price
AVG $1.9M
$8M
Taxes
AVG $13,999
$24,359
Visits
AVG 105
633
Year Built
AVG 1948
1717

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