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$2,495,000
13 Days Online

1020 Rickert Road
Hilltown, PA 18927

For Sale|Single Family Home|Active
4
Beds
3
Full Baths
1
Partial Bath
4,960
SqFt
$503
/SqFt
1750
Built
County:
Bucks

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For the first time in over 50 years this tranquil retreat with all the elements one needs for an upscale country lifestyle, comes to market. Tucked away in Hilltown Township, Brook Hollow Farm epitomizes the Bucks County farm estate. Accessible via two entrances, the house is hidden from the road and situated on 15.4 acres, assuring privacy. Enjoy a slice of English countryside with a mid-18th-century stone manor house at its center. Views from the four-bedroom house are enchanting in every season. The main residence and barn date back to 1750 and have been researched and documented by the Heritage Foundation in Doylestown, PA. While its original sections offer a traditional floorplan with a formal living and dining room, later additions are designed to take advantage of the views and indoor-outdoor flow for warm weather entertaining. The formal living room is bright and airy with 8 windows and double glass doors to the outside along with a mantled fireplace. The formal dining room boasts a huge walk-in fireplace with Bee Hive baking oven inside. The family room is lined in windows and has French doors that open to a large slate patio with pasture and stream views. Ever-blooming gardens come to life each Spring and provide color all season. A rich bookshelf lined library with glass doors opens to a solarium overlooking the pond and pastures. The open country kitchen with island has custom pine cabinets and top of the line designer appliances. The kitchen opens to the warm and inviting family room will walls of windows, wood burning fireplace, and a casual dining area well designed for entertaining. Private quarters include four bedrooms and 3 baths. The main bedroom suite provides a large sitting are with gas fireplace, office space, his and her walk-in-closets, and updated bath with radiant heat floors, soaking tub and shower. There is pumpkin pine floors throughout the house and door hardware is solid brass by Ball & Ball. Additionally, this pristine setting includes an 8’ deep spring fed pond with fountain and stone spring house sitting next to the Pleasant Spring Creek. Most of the 15.4 acres is fenced for horses and includes professional hard scape of dry laid stone retaining walls and PA slate patios. The large bank barn was originally constructed in 1798. The ground floor is 900 SF of open space with the same above with 25’ height ceiling for storing or events. The horse stable has 6 oversized stalls with matts, Dutch doors, stacked stone wall fronts, and wash stall w hot water. Second floor is open for hay storage. The Care-Takers apartment is lovely and very livable with 2 beds 1 bath, living room, dining room and kitchen. The level below the apartment has a tack room and powder room/laundry room which services the horse barn. There is a 4-bay garage includes 3 10x20 parking bays and 1 10x30 bay with sliding door for an RV or tractor. Both the garage and home have central vacuum systems. Additionally, there are three run-in sheds for horses or livestock and a 900 SF maintenance building for tractors and tools. This property has been an active working horse farm until 1995 and all associated amenities have been carefully maintained and are fully operational. This home offers easy access to many area attractions. The farm is 2 hours to NYC, 1 hour to Philadelphia, minutes to Philly train stations and surrounded by sought after farm to table dining and shopping.

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Listing Snapshot
Price 
$2,495,000
Days Online 
13 Days
Bedrooms 
4
Inside Area (SqFt) 
4,960 sqft
Total Baths 
4
Full Baths 
3
Partial Baths 
1
Lot Size 
15.36 Acres
Year Built 
1750
MLS® Number 
PABU2072748
Status 
Active
Property Tax 
$17,528
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees 
N/A
Sq Ft Source 
Estimated
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
yesterdayListing updated with changes from the MLS®
2 weeks agoStatus changed to Active
2 weeks agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style 
Colonial
Water 
Private
Sewer 
On Site Septic
Garage 
Yes
Parking 
Crushed StoneAsphalt Driveway
Foundation 
Concrete PerimeterCrawl SpaceStone
Other Structures 
Above GradeBelow Grade
Construction Materials 
Masonry
Zoning 
RR
Levels Count 
2
Acceptable Financing 
CashConventional
Interior Features
Flooring 
Wood
Appliances 
Built-In RangeCentral VacuumCommercial RangeDishwasherDryer - ElectricDryer - Front LoadingExhaust FanOven - Self CleaningOven/Range - GasRefrigeratorSix Burner StoveStainless Steel AppliancesWater Conditioner - Owned
Heating 
ZonedRadiantForced AirBaseboard - Hot Water
Cooling 
Central A/C
Central Air 
Yes
Basement 
Yes
Basement Description 
Improved
Fireplace 
Yes
Other Interior Features 
Additional StairwayBreakfast AreaBuilt-InsCentral VacuumCombination Kitchen/DiningCombination Kitchen/LivingFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - OpenFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - CountryKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandKitchen - Table SpacePantryRecessed LightingSoaking TubStall ShowerStore/OfficeWalk-in Closet(s)Water Treat SystemWindow TreatmentsWood Floors
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Exterior Features
View 
PasturePond
Road 
Black Top
Pool 
No Pool
Roof 
Slate
Community Features
Accessibility Features 
None
Senior Community 
No
Schools
School District
PENNRIDGE
Elementary School
Unknown
Middle School
Unknown
High School
PENNRIDGE
Listing courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty (215) 794-3227



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