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3648 Fretz Valley Road

OTTSVILLE, PA 18942
  • $5,500,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 7 Days
  • ID#: PABU2042368
UPDATED: 26 min ago
$5,500,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 43.03
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 1,882
    SQFT
  • $2,922
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1900
County:

School Information

High School:
School District:

Description

"Serenity Farm" is a curated compound designed around 40+ rolling acres of preserved Bucks County, PA farmland creating the ultimate weekend retreat or full-time home. Your journey begins as you drive through the beautiful winding lane to arrive at the restored 19th Century farmhouse overlooking two repurposed barns, an orchard and a vegetable garden perfect for entertaining family and guests. This awe-inspiring private estate is the realized vision of luxury and comfort in a pastoral setting creating a magical paradise to be restored and rejuvenated with stone patios, communal niches, fire-pits, and meditation stones all focusing toward the beautiful views of the country landscape.The restored farmhouse exudes a contemporary style with newly plastered walls, plank flooring and period moldings bringing the perfect blend of history and modern design. The main living area has an open concept living and dining room with a cozy fireplace, large windows with country landscape views and inviting door to the outdoor patio. The dining area is set up for intimate gatherings around the designer table and chairs illuminated by a Lindsey Adelman chandelier. The patio is accessed through the kitchen and features a covered pergola and fireplace perfect for dining al fresco.The custom kitchen with center island with a French La Cornue gas stove/oven and breakfast bar appeals to the inclusive chef. The oversized sink is framed by large windows for viewing the changing seasons. A working pantry, display niches, bookshelves, bench seating, waterworks lighting and fixtures complete the designer kitchen. A half bath is also located on this entertaining floor.The bedrooms on the 2nd level both enjoy a private balcony and the bathrooms offer top quality fixtures. The primary bedroom overlooking the meditation garden is the larger of the two with custom paneled closets, wall of windows and a walk-in shower. The 3rd level brings a flexible floor plan and loft style study perfect for a home office, meditation room or guest area. The lower level of the house offers a walk out to the garden area and is the perfect place for canning, storage and a home gym as well as housing the utilities.The organic vegetable garden and fruit trees are located just off of the main house to provide farm to table cuisine at the end of each day. Beyond the vegetable garden you will find a chicken coop for those fresh eggs, a field of flower orchards, a greenhouse built from reclaimed treated cedar and sheep grazing on the hillside.The accomplished owner has repurposed each of the vintage agricultural barns. These barns were individually and specifically created to deliver a special experience. Exposed beams, wide board floors and oak paneling offer the authentic aura of the original barns while tying together the themes of entertainment, artist's studio, media room, office space and yoga studio. The largest barn featuring soaring ceilings, glass wall is an extraordinary space ideal for cocktail parties and social gatherings. The placement of these unique dwellings creates an amazing courtyard in which to enjoy endless opportunities to entertain.The 3 car garage is heated and has an upper studio/loft with a bath. The Property has 400 AMP electric service and enjoys the tax benefits of ACT 319 status. Included in the agreed upon sale is a Porsche tractor, all farm equipment, livestock and furnishings. Artwork and personal belongings are excluded.The estate is privately situated and surrounded by other large estates and protected land. It is in close proximity to local farm stands, wineries, golf courses and equestrian facilities.The property is located in an area of the county famously known for its scenic beauty, its outdoor sporting events, its culinary heritage and farm to table restaurants, offering an unparalleled country retreat in the heart of the Bucks County, PA. The property is a rare and exceptional offering with easy access to NYC, NJ and Philly.

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3648 Fretz Valley Road OTTSVILLE, PA 18942

  • Price: $5,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 7 Days
  • Updated: 26 min ago
  • ID#: PABU2042368
3
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
43.03
Acres
1,882
SQFT
$2,922
$/SQFT
1900
Built
Neighborhood:
Bedminster
County:
Bucks
Area:
Bedminster Twp (10101)
High School:
Pennridge
School District:
Pennridge
Property Description
"Serenity Farm" is a curated compound designed around 40+ rolling acres of preserved Bucks County, PA farmland creating the ultimate weekend retreat or full-time home. Your journey begins as you drive through the beautiful winding lane to arrive at the restored 19th Century farmhouse overlooking two repurposed barns, an orchard and a vegetable garden perfect for entertaining family and guests. This awe-inspiring private estate is the realized vision of luxury and comfort in a pastoral setting creating a magical paradise to be restored and rejuvenated with stone patios, communal niches, fire-pits, and meditation stones all focusing toward the beautiful views of the country landscape.The restored farmhouse exudes a contemporary style with newly plastered walls, plank flooring and period moldings bringing the perfect blend of history and modern design. The main living area has an open concept living and dining room with a cozy fireplace, large windows with country landscape views and inviting door to the outdoor patio. The dining area is set up for intimate gatherings around the designer table and chairs illuminated by a Lindsey Adelman chandelier. The patio is accessed through the kitchen and features a covered pergola and fireplace perfect for dining al fresco.The custom kitchen with center island with a French La Cornue gas stove/oven and breakfast bar appeals to the inclusive chef. The oversized sink is framed by large windows for viewing the changing seasons. A working pantry, display niches, bookshelves, bench seating, waterworks lighting and fixtures complete the designer kitchen. A half bath is also located on this entertaining floor.The bedrooms on the 2nd level both enjoy a private balcony and the bathrooms offer top quality fixtures. The primary bedroom overlooking the meditation garden is the larger of the two with custom paneled closets, wall of windows and a walk-in shower. The 3rd level brings a flexible floor plan and loft style study perfect for a home office, meditation room or guest area. The lower level of the house offers a walk out to the garden area and is the perfect place for canning, storage and a home gym as well as housing the utilities.The organic vegetable garden and fruit trees are located just off of the main house to provide farm to table cuisine at the end of each day. Beyond the vegetable garden you will find a chicken coop for those fresh eggs, a field of flower orchards, a greenhouse built from reclaimed treated cedar and sheep grazing on the hillside.The accomplished owner has repurposed each of the vintage agricultural barns. These barns were individually and specifically created to deliver a special experience. Exposed beams, wide board floors and oak paneling offer the authentic aura of the original barns while tying together the themes of entertainment, artist's studio, media room, office space and yoga studio. The largest barn featuring soaring ceilings, glass wall is an extraordinary space ideal for cocktail parties and social gatherings. The placement of these unique dwellings creates an amazing courtyard in which to enjoy endless opportunities to entertain.The 3 car garage is heated and has an upper studio/loft with a bath. The Property has 400 AMP electric service and enjoys the tax benefits of ACT 319 status. Included in the agreed upon sale is a Porsche tractor, all farm equipment, livestock and furnishings. Artwork and personal belongings are excluded.The estate is privately situated and surrounded by other large estates and protected land. It is in close proximity to local farm stands, wineries, golf courses and equestrian facilities.The property is located in an area of the county famously known for its scenic beauty, its outdoor sporting events, its culinary heritage and farm to table restaurants, offering an unparalleled country retreat in the heart of the Bucks County, PA. The property is a rare and exceptional offering with easy access to NYC, NJ and Philly.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Traditional Construction Materials Masonry Garage Spaces 3.00 Garage Type Garage Door Opener Garage YN Yes Location Type Rural Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Heated Parking Types OtherDetached Garage Patio And Porch Features Patio(S)Balcony Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 1882 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions Artwork And Personal Belongings. Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 1 Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Inclusions Porsche TractorAll Farm EquipmentLivestock And Furnishings. Interior Features Attic Laundry Type Basement Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 3

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2022 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Other Cross Street Deer Run Electric 200+ Amp Service Federal Flood Zone YN No Foundation Details Other Heating Fuel Oil Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality Bedminster Twp Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 802112296482 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 7500.00 Tax Assessment Amount 44590.00 Tax Lot 072 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Well Zoning R1

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©2023 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 The John Rittenhouse Team | EXP Realty. 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: 2023-01-27T11:53:21.857.
 
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