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5453 York Road, New Hope, PA 18938

$10,000,000

  • For Sale
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  • Single Family
  • 10 Beds
  • 7 Full Baths
  • 2 Partial Baths
  • 8,601 Sq. Ft.
  • 4 Car Garage
  • Updated 5 days ago
5453 York Road, New Hope, PA 18938View this property at 5453 York Road, New Hope, PA 18938
5453 York RoadNew HopePA18938

Property Description

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.

Full Property Detailsfor 5453 York Road

General

  • Price: $10,000,000
  • Taxes: $24,201 (2018)
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 1000247177
  • Updated: 4/17/2018
  • Added: 251 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 5453 York Road, New Hope, PA
  • Listed at $10,000,000 on 8/14/17

Business

  • Includes: Land Only

Interior

  • Number of Rooms: 22
  • Rooms/Areas: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic, Additional Bedroom
  • Interior Features: Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Water Treat System, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Fireplace(s): Marble, Stone
  • Appliances: Oven - Double, Commercial Range
  • Flooring: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Vinyl, Tile/Brick, Marble

Rooms

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 9
  • Full Bathrooms: 7
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • Main Floor Baths: 1
  • Main - 1/2 Baths: 1

Bedrooms

  • Total Bedrooms: 10
  • Master Bedroom: Master Bedroom - Fireplace - Other, 15 x 17, Upper 1
  • Master Bedroom 2: Master Bedroom, Unspecified
  • Bedroom 1: Bedroom 1, 15 x 17, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: Bedroom 2, 13 x 14, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3: Bedroom 3, 12 x 13, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 4: Additional Bedroom, 14 x 22, Upper 3

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Living Room - Fireplace - Other, 17 x 26, Main
  • Family Room: Family Room - Fireplace - Other, 22 x 30, Lower 1
  • Kitchen: Kitchen - Kitchen - Gas Cooking, Pantry, Double Sink, 16 x 20, Main
  • Dining Room: Dining Room - Fireplace - Other, 17 x 30, Main
  • Library: Library, 12 x 15, Upper 1
  • Laundry: Upper Floor, Lower Floor, Upper 1
  • Other Room 1: Other, 12 x 15, Upper 1
  • Other Room 2: Other, 12 x 15, Main
  • Other Room 3: Other, 13 x 14, Main
  • Other Room 4: Other, 14 x 22, Upper 3

Exterior

  • Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting
  • Porch/Patio/Deck: Patio(s)

Parking

  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Parking Features: Private

Location

  • Area: Buckingham Twp (10106)
  • County: Bucks
  • Development Name: None Available
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Cross Streets: Bycroft Rd
  • Driving Directions: From Peddler's Village, South on Route 202, to property on left.
  • Location Details: Pond

School Information

  • School District: Central Bucks
  • Middle School: Holicong
  • High School: Central Bucks High School East

Heating & Cooling

  • Central air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating Type: Gas, Radiator
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Water Heater: Natural Gas

Utilities

  • Sewer: On Site Septic
  • Water: Well
  • Utility Description: Cable TV

Structural Information

  • Architectural Info: Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Construction: Stone
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Entrance: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Outside Entrance
  • Foundation: Stone
  • Roof: Pitched, Slate
  • Walls/Ceilings: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Stories Description: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1
  • Square Feet: 8,601
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Estimated
  • Living Area: 8,601 Sq. Ft.
  • Finished Above Grnd: 8,601 Sq. Ft.
  • Year Built: 1717
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Property Condition: Average+

Unit Information

Unit 1

  • Bathrooms-Lower: 1

Additional Structures

  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Shed, 2nd Garage, 2nd House, Barn/Farm Building, Spring House

Lot Features

  • Property View: Water
  • Lot Size (Acres): 75.57
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 1,893,553
  • Lot Dimensions: 75.57 ACRES
  • Lot Features: Level, Open, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Zoning: AG
  • Lot Description: Level, Open, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Fencing (Description): Other

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $1,162.66
  • Tax w/Assessment: $158,640
  • Tax Amount: $24,201
  • Tax Year: 2018

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Exclusions: Please Contact Agent
  • Inclusions: Please Contact Agent
  • Lot: 90

Listed by Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty-New Hope, Hellen I Cannon

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Schools

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School District:Central Bucks School District
School Name
Grades
Distance
Buckingham Elementary School
2414 Durham Road, Buckingham, PA 18925
K-6
1.8 mi
Holicong Middle School
2900 Holicong Rd, Doylestown, PA 18902
7-9
0.9 mi
Central Bucks High School East
2804 Holicong Road, Doylestown, PA 18902
10-12
0.9 mi
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Listed by Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty-New Hope, Hellen I Cannon

5453 York Road, New Hope, PA 18938 (MLS# 1000247177) is a Single Family property with 10 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms and 2 partial bathrooms. 5453 York Road is currently listed for $10,000,000 and was received on August 14, 2017. Want to learn more about 5453 York Road? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in New Hope? You can browse all New Hope real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.