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Stephanie Ellis

172 Durham Rd

$650,000 172 Durham Road, Newtown, PA 18940

Enjoy quiet living and natural environs in this attractive 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence, nestled by a natural border affording a serene and private setting in an exclusive 4 residence community on just under 1 acre boasting just under 3900 square feet of finished living space with a gracious set back from the road. Enveloped by lush landscaping, a circular drive greets you at the home that achieves a blend of style, comfort, and warmth felt throughout that offers a seamless flow for living/entertaining with a finished basement and spacious deck providing ample space for family and friends. Enter to the dramatic 2 story foyer featuring gleaming hardwood floors that flow into the kitchen, breakfast room and family room and a striking turned wooden staircase enhanced with an attractive runner and elegant chandelier on a motorized track for easy cleaning along with its 18 ceilings, the foyer is graced with an airy elegance as natural light fills the space from its transom, sidelights and striking palladian window above. You'll appreciate the custom millwork throughout the main level with its extra wide fluted door trims with Rosette corners and 5 baseboards. Main level also enjoys 9 ceilings. Foyer is flanked by a study or office with glass French door entry and a formal living room with recessed lighting is just opposite. Adjacent formal Dining room is tastefully accented with crown and chair rail moldings featuring an enlarged entry from the living room providing sample space for hosting large holiday dinners for extended family and friends. The gourmet kitchen provides the chef plenty of counter space and a plethora of 42 cabinetry, recessed lighting and boasts granite counter tops with ceramic tiled back-splash, deep under-mount stainless sink, updated stainless steel appliances which includes a 5 burner gas cook top, double ovens, microwave, dishwasher, a freestanding island breakfast bar with a wine refrigerator and additional cabinetry, built in sub zero refrigerator, pantry and a separate desk area. The breakfast area lends access to the spacious 16 feet deck through French glass doors (a private ambiance perfect for relaxing on or dining al fresco) and opens to the family room where a cathedral ceiling, hi hats and a stunning floor to ceiling dry stacked stone gas fireplace with eyeball highlights centered by two elongated windows that draw in to create an ideal setting for a family gathering. An updated powder room and a laundry or mud room with sink and cabinetry leading to a 3 car garage with openers and built in storage shelving complete the main level. Atop the stairs is the spacious main suite, a tranquil atmosphere for the owners to rest and rejuvenate highlighted by a spacious walk-in closet with custom organizers, large sitting room with 3 triple door closets that all connect, hi hats, ceiling fan and private bath with jetted tub, his/her sinks and lighted double door ceramic tiled stall shower. 3 additional generously sized bedrooms all with double door closets, ceiling fans and hall bath with dual sink vanity complete the upper level. The 80 plus square feet finished lower level creates a bright open living space with a TV/media and game room, separate fitness/workout room with flat screen TV and plenty of storage! Additional amenities included gutter guard system installed, security system, programmable front and garage lights, all new carpet, new hot water heater (June 2018). Only a couple minutes from downtown Historic Newtown with its restaurants and boutique shopping and the nation's oldest movie theater! Close-by to beautiful Tyler State Park which offers recreation and some of the prettiest year round hiking, biking and jogging paths in Bucks County and all its recreation possibilities as horseback riding, kayaking and fishing. This pristine home is located in the highly acclaimed Council Rock School District. More info visit here Commuters will be delighted with access to major arteries I95 to CC, Princeton and New York City, Route 1, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Turnpikes and all trains to New York City and Philadelphia.

  • Sold
  • 4
  • 2.5
  • 2002
    Year Built
  • 3,868 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,868 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.94 Acres
  • MLS® ID: PABU481486
  • Year Built: 2002


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms: 1

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 3


  • Sales Price: $650,000

172 Durham Rd

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