c. 1797 historic farm on 5.45 acres with bank barn, pond, pool and guest house. This lovely gentleman's farm is minutes from the heart of Hellertown and Bethlehem with easy access to NYC and Bucks. spacious rooms, high ceilings and natural light blend old charm and modern comforts with grace. Relax in the country kitchen, by the fireplace or in the dining room overlooking the backyard and pool. Attention to detail is demonstrated by the woodwork used throughout with varieties reading much like a cookbook: oak, cherry, pear, pine and chestnut to name a few. The second floor bedrooms all have a special touch from the cathedral ceilings to the balcony overlooking the pond. The guesthouse delights with kitchen, laundry and loft. Perfect for long-term guests, as nanny quarters or private studio space. The bank barn adds yet another element of rustic luxury providing shelter for one's horses, lawn equipment or hobbies. Admire the pond or sun by the pool, ride out to adjoining properties.
Kitchen has been recently updated with all new Frigidaire appliances. Designed by Godshall Kitchens, cherry cabinets, subway tile backsplash, new dishwasher, garbage disposal, tile floor, recessed lighting, eat-in dining area attached to very large dining room.
Dining room has double glass French doors with transom. Hardwood floors, chandelier, huge windows overlooking garden and pool
Living room is 20 x 25 with built in book cases, cherry hardwood floors, heat n glo propane fireplace, crown moulding, mercer tile fireplace surround, and abundant windows.
Master bedroom is 22 x 17 with oak floors, vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan, two walk in closets, and huge windows overlooking the pool and meadows.
There are three other bedrooms and an office on the second floor plus a lovely covered porch with pond views and two staircases to access the first floor.
The third floor has huge walk in cedar closet and additional room for storing.
SAND MOUND system installed fall 2010 and has current inspection report. Water softener system, central air and 3 zoned propane heat. Sump pump and dry basement.
House is wood siding and was painted spring of 2017
POOL is 20 x 40 free form concrete pool with concrete and stone surround. Pool is heated with propane and has fitted cover. Built by Aqua Pool.
Gazebo area is 20 x 20 with brick floor with stone steps leading to house and pool, lattice and pergola were painted spring of 2017.
30 x 60 Historic stone bank BARN with huge hand painted mural of a Sunflower. Barn has large open area above stalls for hay storage or tractor equipment. There is an insulated room where present owner stores books. The lower part of the barn has a small tack room, three smaller horse/pony stalls and chicken area. Hot and cold water and outdoor wash area.
Paddocks, (2) with plenty of room for more. Very large meadow behind the house can be fenced or add a riding ring. The back of the property connects to other horse loving neighbors.
Garage has room for 3 cars with garage doors.
POND is approximately ½ acre
GUEST HOUSE has one bedroom and full bath with very large kitchen designed and installed by Stofenak Kitchens, hardwood floors, living room, and wall to ceiling windows overlooking horse paddock. There is propane heat, and mini splits installed in 2015.