The Country Home that has it all - beautiful entertaining & living space, pool, horse barn, in-law apartment, plus a separate guest cottage. Private 7.5 acre Chester Springs property a short walk from the Birchrunville Cafe and Butterscotch Pastry Shop. This updated raised ranch home is situated in a quiet location surrounded by rolling hills, yet is just minutes from major transportation routes, including the Exton train station and Turnpike access -- it could not have been positioned better. Pull in past the adorable classic guesthouse and up the driveway to the garages with indoor parking for 5 vehicles, cabinets, and workbenches. Frank Lloyd Wright style formal Living Room and Dining Room with a full wall of windows allowing you to take in the views. The distinguished space features built in cabinets, beamed ceiling, brick hearth wood burning fireplace, pegged Pennsylvania pine floors, and powder room nearby. Head to the heart of the home, the breathtaking custom built eat-in Kitchen all new in 2011, sure to please the aspiring chef with ample space for lingering guests. Sub-Zero-Wolf-Bosch appliances, 6-burner Viking gas stove with grill, 2 dishwashers, double-oven, and warming drawer. Stunning Italian soapstone counters, custom tile backsplash, large center working island with storage, seating, prep sink, and pendant lighting, window seats in the breakfast nook, all this plus a Butler's Pantry wet bar & wine chiller. A striking wood cathedral ceiling, skylights to brighten the room, ceiling fan to keep the cook cool, tall cabinetry with lighted transom glass display toppers. Gaze through to the Family Room with custom built-in bookcases, crown molding, beamed ceilings, recessed lighting, bay window, wood burning fireplace with detailed woodwork mantel and pegged pine floors. The owner's wing of the home, all new in 2011, boasts a massive Bedroom with tray ceiling, recessed and chandelier lighting, walk-in organized closet, full luxury Bathroom with steam shower, soaking tub, dual sinks and vaulted ceiling, as well as a separate Office with pocket doors for privacy. Three additional good-sized Bedrooms on the main floor with large closets, one with En Suite Bath as well as a Hall Bath are on the opposite end of the home. Descend to the lower level and set your eyes on the open and bright finished lower level hosting an in-law/au pair suite with full Kitchen, Dining area, Family room, Walk-in closet, enormous full Bath with roll-in shower and Bedroom with access to the lower Patio. In addition to the recreation room, there is an unfinished portion of the lower level with Laundry, Utilities and Storage. Bonus features include energy efficient zoned radiant heated flooring throughout the main house, multi-zone Fujitsu split air conditioning, reverse osmosis water filtration, and Generac backup electrical power. The estate's outbuildings include a new Barn built in 2018 with wash stall, tack room, hay loft, hot and cold water and electric. The in-ground saltwater heated swimming pool is surrounded by a stunning garden of flowers and shrubs. The historic Guesthouse, renovated in 2011, is located right at Flowing Springs Road and sleeps 4 with a downstairs Bedroom, Kitchen, Living Room and a loft with 2 beds upstairs and was a successful Airbnb in recent years. The immediate area is popular with cyclists and nearby trails (including Bryn Coed) entice hikers and horseback riders. This combined with easy access to Mainline shopping and dining provides a plethora of potential activities. Live, play, and work from this breathtaking property.
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