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Welcome to "Eight Bells"—a 1700s converted barn nestled in a private location, offering breathtaking views that will leave you awe-inspired. As the massive iron gates open, you drive under an incredible canopy of trees and specimen plantings allowing you to retreat into your own private oasis. The approach is magical... Lavender stone stairs welcome you as you're greeted by soaring ceilings and original magnificent beams that create a sense of grandeur and spaciousness. Every step you take is met w/ warmth thanks to the magnificent textures and materials, & radiant heated floors that extend throughout the ENTIRE home. A gourmet kitchen beckons aspiring chefs to unleash their culinary creativity, while in the heart of this converted barn is a magnificent soaring cement Rumsford fireplace that stands as a testament to the visionary design of the current designer-owners. Its presence creates a focal point, radiating warmth & ambiance throughout the great room—a space where countless memories will be made. This meticulously renovated barn boasts a cozy Primary Suite on the lower level complete with NEW sumptuous marble bathroom w/ mother of pearl mosaic floor & glass tile shower walls, soaking tub & exposed stone featuring radiant heated floors ensuring your comfort and luxury all year round. And, a custom dressing room w/ lit cabinetry w/German mixed metal pulls. The 2nd floor of this remarkable property offers even more elegance w/ a newly added full bath w/ Lefroy Brooks pedestal sink and polished Carrara & Calacatta herringbone marble wall and floors adorned in pristine white marble and 2 guest suites. Additionally, there's a third-floor area that presents a world of possibilities— a home office, a cozy guest bedroom, or any other space that suits your needs. Nestled within the converted barn, a hidden gem awaits—an extraordinary and completely private guest apartment designed to elevate your stay to new heights. Accessible either from the inside of the barn or through its own private entrance with elevator, this luxurious retreat offers the utmost in convenience and seclusion. A spacious bedroom ensures a restful night's sleep, a full bathroom with marble mosaic floors & shower walls w/vintage Kohler fixtures, living room w/gas fireplace, JennAir appliances & balcony overlooking the gardens. The beauty of this estate extends beyond the barn itself, as the grounds are truly magnificent. Picture yourself basking in the sun by the dark gray gunite pool, designed w/architectural features that add a touch of contemporary elegance such as the 8 fountain heads. A koi pond w/waterfall invites you to unwind and find solace in nature's embrace or dining on the Al Fresco bluestone terrace. For the sports enthusiasts, a tennis court awaits, ready for friendly matches and moments of active recreation. The owners even had pickleball lines painted! The practicality of this converted barn is further enhanced by an attached three-car garage, providing ample space for your vehicles & there's also a detached three-car carport, ensuring that all your parking needs are met. For those who love to entertain, a new outdoor kitchen awaits, equipped with a built-in grill. As if these features weren't enough, the allure of this property extends beyond its physical boundaries. All gardens on the estate are adorned with all-night lighting, providing a magical ambiance as dusk settles in. And when the allure of this private sanctuary isn't enough, know that you're just a 45-minute drive away from the vibrant city of Philadelphia or a short 20-minute drive to the nearest train station, offering seamless access to the bustling metropolis of New York City. This converted barn offers the perfect blend of modern luxury and natural beauty, making it an idyllic retreat for those seeking a private haven away from the demands of daily life. The barn features new roofs and HVAC systems, providing peace of mind for years to come.
|4 hours ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
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|3 weeks ago||Listing first seen online|
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