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465 E State Street

DOYLESTOWN, PA 18901
  • $1,575,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 213 Days
  • ID#: PABU526718
Under Contract
UPDATED: 21 min ago
$1,575,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 2.25
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,146
    SQFT
  • $501
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1725
County:

School Information

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School District:

Description

The John Fell House, circa 1733, is a one-of-a-kind Doylestown Borough property that offers a tremendous opportunity to own a piece of history on a sprawling estate-like compound. Over two acres of park-like land and set back down a long driveway, this property was reportedly the location of George Washington's headquarters when the Continental Army camped at Doylestown in the summer of 1778. The antique stone manor house retains all of the charm and character of classic Bucks County, without sacrificing modern amenities thanks to a 21st century full scale renovation. Finely landscaped grounds are full of natural light in the mostly Southern-facing front yard. An exposed stone entry hall greets you at the primary entrance on the manor house, leading to the large updated kitchen featuring a 14' cathedral ceiling, 6+2 Viking professional range with double oven, side by side SubZero fridge, and plenty of storage. A main-level master suite was envisioned in the adjacent keeping room, with a full bathroom roughed in and ready for finishing, this space could also lend itself well to an au pair or live-in help and has a second floor loft above. The Southern-facing sunken living room room makes a great library and has also served as the formal dining room for the home, overlooking the grounds. The original section of the stone home retains the classic walk-in 9' fireplace complete with beehive oven and gate arm hardware. Upstairs you will find two additional bedrooms, both nearly the length of the original home, with wide plank floors and exposed beams. A 3 bedroom guest house is large enough to be split into an upstairs pool house and downstairs home office or guest suite, and oversized 4 car garage with workshop loft backs up to the in-ground pool. Picture perfect down to the original stone spring house, truly a once-in-a-generation opportunity in the Borough.

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465 E State Street DOYLESTOWN, PA 18901

  • Price: $1,575,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • On Site: 213 Days
  • Updated: 21 min ago
  • ID#: PABU526718
3
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
2.25
Acres
3,146
SQFT
$501
$/SQFT
1725
Built
Neighborhood:
Golfview
County:
Bucks
Area:
Doylestown Boro (10108)
Elementary School:
Linden
Middle School:
Lenape
High School:
Central Bucks High School West
School District:
Central Bucks
Property Description
The John Fell House, circa 1733, is a one-of-a-kind Doylestown Borough property that offers a tremendous opportunity to own a piece of history on a sprawling estate-like compound. Over two acres of park-like land and set back down a long driveway, this property was reportedly the location of George Washington's headquarters when the Continental Army camped at Doylestown in the summer of 1778. The antique stone manor house retains all of the charm and character of classic Bucks County, without sacrificing modern amenities thanks to a 21st century full scale renovation. Finely landscaped grounds are full of natural light in the mostly Southern-facing front yard. An exposed stone entry hall greets you at the primary entrance on the manor house, leading to the large updated kitchen featuring a 14' cathedral ceiling, 6+2 Viking professional range with double oven, side by side SubZero fridge, and plenty of storage. A main-level master suite was envisioned in the adjacent keeping room, with a full bathroom roughed in and ready for finishing, this space could also lend itself well to an au pair or live-in help and has a second floor loft above. The Southern-facing sunken living room room makes a great library and has also served as the formal dining room for the home, overlooking the grounds. The original section of the stone home retains the classic walk-in 9' fireplace complete with beehive oven and gate arm hardware. Upstairs you will find two additional bedrooms, both nearly the length of the original home, with wide plank floors and exposed beams. A 3 bedroom guest house is large enough to be split into an upstairs pool house and downstairs home office or guest suite, and oversized 4 car garage with workshop loft backs up to the in-ground pool. Picture perfect down to the original stone spring house, truly a once-in-a-generation opportunity in the Borough.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials MasonryStone Exterior Features Outbuilding(S) Garage Spaces 4.00 Garage Type Additional Storage AreaGarage Door OpenerOversized Garage YN Yes Lot Features Front Yard Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Detached GarageDriveway Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features FencedIn Ground Riparian Rights YN No Roof ShakeWood Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 3146 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 3 Heating Forced AirHeat Pump - Electric BackupHot WaterZoned Heating YN Yes Interior Features Butlers PantryExposed BeamsKitchen - Eat-InSkylight(S)Whirlpool/Hottub Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 2 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomSitting RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenFamily RoomOther Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street East St Electric 200+ Amp ServiceUnderground Heating Fuel Propane - Leased Historic YN Yes Hot Water Electric Municipality Doylestown Boro Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304592473715 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession 0-30 Days Cd31-60 Days Cd Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 16884.00 Tax Assessment Amount 99760.00 Tax Lot 319 Transportation Commuter Rail Station Less Than 1 MileBus Stop Less Than 1 Mile Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning R1

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©2021 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Drayton Young. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2021-12-08T06:55:01.327.
 
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