Historical past abounds inside a barn and silo which were reworked right into a luxurious residence in suburban Philadelphia. The stone Financial institution Barn, inbuilt 1801, was totally renovated into a contemporary house in 1990 with the unique silo transformed into 4 tales of residing house.
“That is the primary time the house has been supplied available on the market in 21 years,” says itemizing agent David Berlin of Long & Foster Real Estate. “The present proprietor has finished so much to the home and has put in extra of $1 million into the property. The grounds are magnificent and there have been some beauty adjustments to the out of doors decking. It’s important to see it to grasp the peacefulness and privateness you get from this property. There isn’t any property in Blue Bell like this with that form of acreage listed in a very long time.”
The grounds of this six-acre property function every part from an arbor-covered strolling path to a one-acre pond with a dock and fountain.
“A part of the individuality is you could see the tranquility and fantastic thing about the view, pond and grounds all from the silo,” explains co-listing agent Downey Hoster of Lengthy & Foster Actual Property. “The proprietor additionally put in drip irrigation in the entire gardens so they’re all watered well timed.”
The renovation preserved the historic particulars of the house together with the inside stone partitions and uncovered picket beams. The modernized kitchen now contains a Sub-Zero fridge, Thermador double convection ovens and two sinks. Off the kitchen, the renovated silo is accessed by way of French doorways and contains a spiral staircase that results in an train room, a full toilet and a loft.
Additionally of be aware is the first-floor major suite with two spacious walk-in closets and a non-public deck that overlooks the yard. There are two extra bedrooms upstairs together with a loft space that overlooks the principle flooring.
“There are a number of ‘wow elements’ from the stone partitions and flooring to the best way the present proprietor has furnished it,” Hoster says. “There’s a first-floor major suite with sliding glass doorways that lead out to an out of doors bathe. The home additionally has a two-zone geothermal HVAC system that works off the prevailing effectively. With geothermal, you’re utilizing water by way of the effectively and it additionally creates a continuing temperature all through the home. There’s additionally a small personal airport (Wings Subject) behind the property that’s splendid for the touring government. The lot is wooded so it is protected against noise.”
Who do they assume would be the subsequent purchaser? “I believe the subsequent home-owner will use it as a major residence,” Berlin says. “Blue Bell is a subdivision of Philadelphia and is a rich city that can also be extremely populated. The college district is great and the taxes are engaging.”
Lengthy & Foster Actual Property has the itemizing for 400 Walmere Method, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The asking worth is $2,999,999.
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