368 Thompson Mill Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Doan Hollow- Steeped in history and situated 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 with the potential for a 2- bedroom guest apartment, heated saltwater 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 and 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 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 immediately affords inviting vistas through a solarium/gallery to the outdoors. Oversized pocket doors recess, allowing indoor/outdoor living and access to the terrace with stone fireplace, and pool & spa beyond. A long gallery is flanked with lighted 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 thoughtfully planned kitchen is outfitted with two-tone cabinetry, and features exposed stone and a quartzite backsplash, and an oversized center island with double thick quartzite counters. Stainless appliances include a 6-burner Wolf range, Wolf wall oven, microwave & warming drawer, and a Subzero refrigerator & freezer. A separate 2nd floor suite includes a large family/media room, bedroom, full bath, & home gym -ideal for an in-law or home office suite; in the lower level, a finished room could easily become a home theater. The 1st floor main bedroom is its own destination, accessed through the original keeping room with walk-in fireplace, presently used as 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, and also a bonus 3rd floor hang-out room! One of three laundries is conveniently located nearby. Outside, entertaining is a breeze! An inviting al fresco covered loggia for dining is convenient to the outdoor kitchen with built-in gas grill and Green Egg charcoal grill, and steps away from the pool and spa. In addition, positioned away from the main house, a newer bank barn/garage (2013) offers 3 oversized, tall garage bays- great for multiple uses. On its upper floor, a potential 2-BR guest apartment is ready for finishing -Marvin windows and French doors for access are in place, and plans are available. A sweeping lawn leads to the pond and expansive vistas. Some special features in the main house include radiant heat throughout the first floor and all baths, and Savant smart house technology including security, auto-lighting, HVAC, & music. Additional features include custom light fixtures and hardware, 3 staircases, auto pool controls, a whole house generator, expansive drip septic system and more. This spectacular home and property, located in a premier area of Bucks County, are like no other. Simply stunning!