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4880 River Rd
New Hope, Pa 18938
2 bedrooms 1 bathrooms
Built in 1870's 1,860 squarefeet
MLS number: 6579468
Listed at: Sold! 380,000
Walk through the gate of this stucco over stone, slate roof property & its charm becomes immediately evident. Landscaping & full length porch w/2 ceiling fans & wisteria covered arbor sitting area are delightful welcome to this historic home, circa 1870s. Enter house through Dutch door into large, open living room/dining room with two wood burning fireplaces at each end. Walk-in stone fireplace w/custom mantel, old plank wood walls, ceilings and floors, 10' high beamed ceilings, antique hardware, deep sill windows are some of the features that make you wonder what went on in this long ago local tavern. Another Dutch door brings you into a heated, curved glass conservatory/greenhouse w/hot tub & view of the wildflower planted embankment, garden areas, stone walls & steps. Kitchen ambiance fits right in w/painted cabinets, granite & butcher block counters, windowed eating area & door to bluestone patio & walkway. Viking Pro hood over 6-burner/griddle cooktop w/stainless steel backsplash, paneled Sub-Zero refrigerator, Fisher-Paykel dishwasher & Kitchen Aid oven bring you the modern amenities that blend seamlessly in. Staircase to second level has a clever brass pole handrail & built-in, lighted open display shelf. Wonderful central sitting room w/fireplace, front-to-back windows, beamed ceiling & track lighting opens to 2 bedrooms w/character, style, double closets & unique features. Laundry area is tucked into one with its Queen built-in bed, bookshelves, dentil crown molding, recessed lights. Master bedroom is opposite & entered through glass-paned French doors w/drapes. Plantation shuttered windows provide cross-ventilation, ceiling fan & beamed ceiling. Bathroom has raised height, dry sink vanity, built-in medicine cabinet, beadboard walls & luxurious, beautiful tiled shower w/glass door. Third floor walk-up attic provides storage & possibility for future expansion to living space. The half-acre property is virtually maintenance-free. No mowing lawns here. Fully fenced, sitting area w/bench, iron fence area w/peonies, sun & shade gardens of perennials & annuals, storage shed w/birdhouse & barrel w/spigot that catches & stores rainwater for watering. 3-car off street parking plus one-car carport and close proximity to Delaware River & canal, Frenchtown, New Hope & all amenities of Bucks County. Charm is not an overworked word here. Welcome home!