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    4240 Short Road
    New Hope, Pennsylvania, 18938
    United States
    4240 Short Road New Hope, Pennsylvania, 18938 United States

    4240 Short Road
    New Hope, Pennsylvania, 18938 United States

    Chris Preston
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Single Family Homes

    • Status


    • Year Built


    4240 Short Road, New Hope, PA 18938

    A pristine family compound discreetly hidden in a most desired area of Bucks County, just a short walk to the center of Carversville. Set on 1.99 acres, surrounded by 17 acres of preserved land, the main house was built in 2003 with reclaimed wood from an 1872 Bucks County barn and having modern technological and green features. Architectural details include hand-made trusses, burnished plaster walls, polished concrete and barn wood floors, and extensive millwork. Built to maximize insulation, the home is outfitted with a state of the art 10-zone heating system with radiant heated floors, a 3-zone air conditioning system that has ventilation and humidification systems that can run year-round with minimal consumption, and a HEPA air filtration system that continuously filters the air to assure premium air quality throughout the house. A central vac system services all areas of the house. Solar panels collect and provide power for electrical usage in the house, and, in the event of a power outage, a propane-powered generator automatically restores power to all essential systems. The large chef’s kitchen features a Viking range with indoor BBQ, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and one Asko dishwasher and 2 Fisher-Paykel dishwashers drawers. The lovely breakfast room leads to the back mahogany deck and brick patio, with a separate outdoor BBQ area, and the heated, salt-water swimming pool with waterfall. There is outdoor lighting in both the front and the back of the house, perfect for entertaining. The family room/den off the kitchen features warm barnwood walls and a vaulted ceiling, as well as a large mezzanine accessed by spiral stairs that can function as an office, library, or game room. The formal living room with an inviting gas fireplace and beautiful, functional built-ins and a large entry foyer/sitting room both have stunning views looking out over the property and lead out to the back entertaining space. The dramatic dining room features a cathedral ceiling, 19th C. wood flooring, and Venetian plaster walls. The first floor is completed by an elegant guest suite, featuring a bedroom with a brick wood-burning Rumford fireplace and a barnwood bathroom, a second bedroom or office, and a half bath. Upstairs is the Master Suite that features an intricately carved wood-burning Rumford fireplace, a dressing room, ample walk-in closets, additional laundry machines, and a Waterworks bath suite and whirlpool overlooking the property and the preserved land. On the lower ground level there is a laundry room, a fourth bedroom, another full bath, a large second living room that leads out to the side yard of the house, a wine closet, and a kitchenette – all of which can be converted into a separate in-law suite or used as additional entertaining space, a home theater, gym, or guest suite. There are 14 rooms in all in the main house. In addition, the compound includes two other buildings. Above the detached two-car garage next to the main house there is a residence/carriage house that features one bedroom, two full baths, a large living room, a full kitchen, and its own washer/dryer. Up the driveway there is another building, built in 2009 as a two-story home office in the style of a barn, that contains a living room space, an office, a full kitchen with high-end appliances, and upstairs a large 2-room loft space that has breathtaking views. Two full baths, a washer and dryer, plenty of storage, and another two-car garage complete the barn. This home is truly for the discerning buyer who appreciates quality and thoughtful design.
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    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
      • County
        Bucks County
      • School District
        Central Bucks
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
      • property taxes
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
      • Parking
        Garage, 4 Car Garage
      • cooling
        Central Air Conditioning
      • Other
        Septic Sewer System, Well / Septic
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Deck, Finished Basement, Patio, Outdoor Pool, 3 Fireplaces, Area Horse Riding/Stables, 1 Fireplace
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Partial Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Out Building