NEW HOPE, PA, 18938


$557 per ft²
$557 per ft²
 - For Sale
6 Beds
8 Baths
9,330 ft²
Built 1720
Doan Hollow- Steeped in history and on 12+ rolling acres in prime Jericho Valley, this stunning home & property have been totally transformed and expanded with careful attention to detail, quality construction, impeccable taste, and use of the finest materials. Down a long, gated driveway, the main home on this exceptional estate offers 6 en-suite bedrooms including a private 1st floor main BR suite. The property includes a detached bank barn/garage building w/potential for a 2- bedroom guest apartment, heated pool & spa, stone spring house, pond, extensive landscaping and hardscaping, and sweeping lawn and vistas. A fine architect, renowned builder, landscape architect & others have had their talented hands in the many improvements. The main house (Circa 1700’s), completely reimagined in 2015, has exterior finish of stone, plaster, & Hardie plank, a cedar roof, and Marvin windows & doors. While maintaining its vintage features, the home is finished in a sophisticated modern style with focus on enhancement of its natural features. It showcases original pointed exposed stone and plaster over stone walls, newer ship lap style walls, rustic walnut & vintage pine board flooring, 6 fireplaces (one outdoors), and early beam & truss detailing. The entrance hallway offers simplicity w/ its slatted staircase along a pointed stone wall, while affording inviting vistas through a solarium/gallery to the outdoors. Oversized pocket doors recess, allowing indoor/outdoor living and access to the terrace w/stone fireplace, and pool & spa beyond. A long gallery is flanked with lighted glass wine storage cupboards, leading to the main wine cellar, all climate controlled. The handsome dining room w/fireplace and spacious great room with stone fireplace, and vaulted ceiling with vintage ceiling trussing are accessible to an open Butler’s Pantry and the sensational cook’s kitchen beyond. The kitchen, outfitted with two-tone cabinetry, features exposed stone and a quartzite backsplash, oversized center island with double thick quartzite counters, appliance armoire, large pantry closet, and room for a table for dining. Stainless appliances include a 6-burner Wolf range w/griddle, Subzero refrigerator & freezer, and a Wolf wall oven, microwave & warming drawer. A separate 2nd floor suite includes a large family/media room, bedroom, full bath, laundry, & home gym -ideal for an in-law or home office suite. The 1st floor main bedroom is its own destination. Entering through the original keeping room w/walk-in fireplace, presently a home office, the main bedroom suite features a private balcony, walk-through dressing closet with laundry, and bath with oversized shower, designer tub, & vintage stone fireplace. Upstairs are 4 en-suite bedrooms, each with generous closets, a finished hang-out room on the 3rd floor, and the main laundry close by. Entertaining is a breeze! Just outside the kitchen is a covered loggia for dining, and outdoor kitchen with built-in gas grill and Green Egg charcoal grill. The heated pool and spa were re-done in 2019 and outfitted with new pool equipment. In addition, positioned away from the main house, a renovated bank barn/garage (2015) offers 3 oversized, tall garage bays. On its upper floor, a potential 2-BR guest apartment is ready for finishing –windows and a French door for access are in place, and plans are available. Call listing agent for details. A sweeping lawn leads to the pond. Some special features in the main house include radiant heat t/o the first floor and all baths, Savant smart house technology including security, auto-lighting, HVAC, & music. Separate auto pool controls are also in place. Additional features - custom lighting fixtures and hardware, 2 staircases, 3 laundries, a generator, expansive drip septic system and more. This spectacular home and property are like no other. Simply stunning!

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Washer - Front Loading, Water Conditioner - Owned, Water Heater, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
Total Bedrooms
Full Bathrooms
Half Bathrooms
Interior Features
Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Spiral Staircase, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Wet/Dry Bar, Whirl Pool/Hot Tub, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Floor Description
Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Partially Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Wood
Central A/C, Zoned
Central, Forced Air, Humidifier, Hot Water, Radiant, Summer/Winter Changeover, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
12.11 acres lot
Exterior Features
BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls, Other, Balcony, Patio(s), Porch(es), Roof, Terrace, Above Grade, Below Grade
Architectural Style
Farmhouse/National Folk, Transitional
Lot Details
Backs to Trees, Cleared, Flag, Front Yard, Landscaping, Marshy, Non-Tidal Wetland, Not In Development, Open, Pond, Poolside, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Rural, Secluded, Side Yard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded
Metal, Pitched, Shake, Wood
Approved System, On Site Septic, Septic of BR, Septic Exists, Septic Permit Issued, Septic Pump, Sub-Surface

School Information

School District
High School
Middle/Jr High
Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name
Upper Makefield Twp (10147)
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage Spaces
Asphalt Driveway, Lighted Parking, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Private
Cable TV, Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Under Ground, Water Available
Water Source
Pool Description
Concrete, Filtered, Heated, In Ground, Pool/Spa Combo

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