Farm House,Log Home, 2-Story,Detached - DOWNINGTOWN, PA
Historic home originally built in 1812 with log cabin addition from 1703 has all of the warmth and charm of yesterday with all of today's modern conveniences.This home has been updated throughout,in keeping with the historical charm that embodies this unique one of a kind property. The new kitchen is a gourmet cook's delight with Silestone counters, soft close drawers, dishwasher, heated wood floor, exposed log cabin walls and a full, walk in butler pantry and an AGA oven.(The AGA is a heat storage stove and cooker, which works on the principle that a heavy frame made of cast iron can absorb heat from a relatively low-intensity but continuously burning source) The LR is a great spot for gathering with the walk in fireplace and large mantel. Step outside to the covered wrap around porch (2012)complete with electric, ceiling fans, lighting and tongue and groove ceiling. Truly, a special place for small gatherings, cocktails or just relaxing. The FR/parlor also has a fireplace, and another exit to the porch. Home has large window sills, custom milled antique reproduction mouldings, new windows, period doors with skeleton keys. Full bathroom with a working fireplace and pocket door. Upstairs the charm continues, the Master BR also has exposed stone and log cabin walls, large beams and wide plank flooring. Updated Hall bath. Three other bedrooms complete this floor. The 3rd floor could be converted to another bedroom, currently being used as a home office. There are fieldstone walls, walk in closet and a cedar closet. Feel like you are on vacation all year around with the indoor, Anthony Sylvan pool. 1200 Sq. ft. Pool room has a wall of newer slider doors that open to the expansive, brick paver patio, another spot for entertaining, grilling and enjoying the peaceful views of the lake. You can even fish(catch and release). Mature gardens and custom landscaping and hardscaping. Wait, there's more, this special home has an office/art studio off the pool room with its own entrance and patio. Other updates include; 50yr. roof(2012), driveway(2015), Kitchen(2015), Lennox Mini Split AC(2016)Lifetime oil tank(2015), exterior & interior paint(2016)windows(2015). Detached, oversized 2 car garage. Come and enjoy life, don't worry about cutting the grass which is also included in the low HOA fees. This is a wonderful opportunity for the historic home enthusiast to own this turn key, historic home.