3648 Fretz Valley Rd, Ottsville, PA 18942

$5,500,000
3
BD
3
BA
List Price
$5,500,000
Days on Market
23
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
PABU2039720
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Full Baths
2
Half Baths
1
Lot Size (Acres)
43.03
Style
Farmhouse/National Folk
Year Built
1900
County
Bucks
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.

Additional Information

Area
Bedminster Twp (10101)
Subdivision
Bedminster
Taxes
$7500
Fireplaces
1
Heating
Forced Air
Cooling
Central A/C
Water
Well
Sewer
On Site Septic

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Listing courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC. Contact: (267) 435-8015