Recently reduced, many leave NYC to get away to idyllic Bucks County for a farm like Thistle Brook , near Doylestown, offers priceless serenity and elegance of a country estate including an in-law separate house. A tree lined driveway passes a large, glimmering pond and wide lush lawns, to the majestic, stone manor house, circa 1813, with an impressive history including a visit by a former president. A Bucks County classic farmhouse is graced by slate roofs, copper gutters & downspouts, beautiful hardwood floors, interesting architectural details with deep window sills, quality hardware, 4 Dutch doors, 5 fireplaces, interior stone walls, built ins, numerous paneled walls. Each room has views of either the pond, stone bank barn circa 1800, pastures or trees that make this a purist's dream. Rooms of the manor house provide the perfect venues for entertaining with an impressive dining room with fireplace, butler's pantry, attractive kitchen with soapstone countertops, a center island, and find some quiet time in the library. The 3-level addition has rooms of generous size. Large Living Room or Family Room with built in has a pond view, sanctuary-like master suite featuring a fireplace, large picture window, master bath with granite countertop and his bathroom has a separate dressing room. Recently painted rooms throughout offer soothing colors in addition to a newly renovated hall marble bath to accommodate your family and guests, exercise room on third floor. The lower level features a Tavern Room with copper top bar, nearby wine cellar, and 2 game rooms are a wonderful, inviting spot for playing or watching sports games or parties. Laundry has a granite counter. Carriage house has three bedrooms, two baths and an oversized four-bay garage. A separate garage has 3 bays, providing 7 bays for the car enthusiast. Recently refinished salt water pool is complimented by a pool house with a shower, powder room and tastefully hidden pool equipment. The large stone barn 4 stalls formerly a home for farm animals and antiques. The second lot under Act 319 is adaptable to organic farming. Near Peace Valley Park, New Hope, the Delaware River towns has fine dining, art galleries, hiking, biking along the canal river paths. Come experience life in a house ready for holiday gatherings, house guests, friends, summer parties, a barn wedding, or dinner by the pool away from the noise of NYC. Plan ahead for the holidays. Enjoy the life you have dreamed.