This home is NOT a drive by. Welcome home to 3226 Skippack Pike...buyers or buyers agents, you HAVE TO pull into the driveway to truly appreciate this home. Your modern farmhouse is a reality in this wonderfully restored and maintained Colonial French Manor House set on almost 3 acres in the Methacton School District. Turning into the driveway, you will catch your breath when you realize how incredibly private it feels, truly your own retreat. You must experience this amazing property for yourself. Freshly painted in neutral tones, you will only need to move yourself in. Boasting 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, and over 5500 sq ft, you will enter by the referenced private drive leading to an expansive rear courtyard entrance, with a detached 3 car Garage and connecting barn, more details to follow on that fabulous space. A flagstone and brick, wrap-around patio with low stone walls lead to the charming center entrance hall with an original stone wall, original shutters and original hand-poured glass interior windows. This is truly the allure of the past, including hardwood floors, custom millwork, deep window wells, 5 fireplaces, and 18" thick stone walls, blended with the best of modern amenities. The totally renovated Gourmet Kitchen features granite counters, a center island, commercial 6 burner gas Dacor stove, stainless double ovens, 42" cabinets, two sinks, and an armoire-style refrigerator. Adjacent is the incredibly spacious, 2-tiered Family Room offering custom built-ins, the 1st of 5 fireplaces, a built-in wet bar, and included wall-mounted TV, with French doors leading to the exterior Patio. The large formal living/parlor and dining rooms with built-ins, flow perfectly into each other for excellent entertaining, you will be able to envision a holiday meal prepared and enjoyed followed by relaxation and fun in the parlor. This home has hosted well over 50 people comfortably at any given time. A 1st Floor Office with adjacent Full Bath could serve as a 1st Floor Bedroom if desired. The second floor features the master bedroom and remodeled master bath with a soaking jetted tub, dual vanity, and walk-in steam shower with frameless glass doors and bench seat. The second and third floors include 4 additional bedrooms, 3 additional bathrooms plus a Laundry Room.
One of the many, many features that sets this home apart from every other house for miles is the spectacular transformation of the bank barn from rustic original horse stalls and cement floors to the 700 sqft. Bar and Billiards Room. The amazing secluded TV/Game room has central air and forced hot air heating and added a wood-burning stone fireplace, two beer meisters for six individual taps, upgraded electricity, and cable TV. Post pandemic, and working from home, we also know this would make an amazing office pod as well.
This space is complete with a trex deck, sunken dining table for up to 16 and a Koi Pond, all overlooking gorgeous, lushly landscaped grounds with a stream and freshwater springhouse plus a stand-alone patio ready to be an outdoor kitchen or hot tub pad. Bonus features include a newer Mansard roof, whole house generator, security system, and fully renovated front porch. All of the windows in this magnificent home have been replaced, updated, and upgraded since 2005. The new and newer windows and the 18 inch thick walls give this historical house an extremely solid and quiet feel. The basement is partially finished and the utility area includes all the home's mechanical systems and two sump pumps. Located in the Heart of Worcester, PA in Worcester Township, Montgomery County. Minutes to the town of Skippack, and close to the Collegeville and Blue Bell Shopping Centers. 12 minutes to King of Prussia, Easy access to the turnpike and public transportation. All while feeling like you are in the country! Make your appointment for your private tour today.
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