It's not every day an opportunity like this comes along. This dynamite farmhouse, originally built in 1798, has been updated with you in mind. Known today as Pond View Farm, this 2.67 acre home will truly take your breath away. Purchased from William Penn and once owned by the Norris Family, you will own a piece of history as Norristown was named after the Norris family. This home offers all the privacy you could hope while being part of a neighborhood and close to everything needed in a day including shopping, restaurants, grocery stores and major travel highways including 202, 422, 476, 76 and more. A rarity of the era, this home boasts over 3,000 square feet of living space and radiates warmth, charm and character immediately upon pulling up to your u-shaped driveway and front door. The warmth and charm of the home is instantly experienced upon entry. As you enter, you will be immediately drawn towards the living room where the focal point of the room is the oversized brick hearth with original fireplace that will be the gathering place for any occasion. Additional features of this room are the charming built-in cabinets and the reclaimed barn wood mantle on the fireplace. A spacious and sun-filled room sits off of the family room and is ideal for use of a den, in-home office or workout space which exits to a beautiful elevated deck that overlooks unbelievable views of the homes park-like yard with rolling hills, large man-made pond, and steps down to an additional stone patio! When in the heart of the home, the country kitchen features recessed lighting, classic white cabinetry, sleek black appliances including an electric cooktop and French door style refrigerator, Corian countertops that wrap around to a breakfast bar and plenty of space for a kitchen table. The kitchen conveniently sits off the main level laundry/mudroom with a small side porch entry perfect for entering the home from the driveway, and also offers French doors that open to a stone patio to the back of the home where serene views of the property continue. An exposed hardwood staircase leads to the upper level and showcases endless storage space in the hall closets. Prepare to fall in love with the tranquil owner suite heightened by tall cathedral ceilings, loads of closet space, and a Juliette balcony that overlooks the entire back portion of the property to be enjoyed from sunset to sundown! Attached is a private en suite bath with a glass shower, and dual vanities. The additional 3 bedrooms on this level all feature hardwood floors under the carpets and every room of the home fancies exceptional views of this exquisite property. When in need of more space, there is an additional level which would be great as a loft, additional bedroom, play area or an in home office. The outdoor space of the home truly cannot be overlooked, with its peaceful surroundings from every angle. The large pond can be used for fishing and is stocked with large koi, bass, catfish, bluegill and more! A delightful wooden bridge leads you to a 2 story, 1,800 sqft barn with 6 horse stalls on the bottom, a 100-amp subpanel allowing for electricity, cable and cat.5 communications. There is a 3-car garage detached from the home with a spacious storage shed. Incredible location close to all the major commuter routes, and just minutes from all your everyday needs, shopping, dining, and entertainment! This stunning farmhouse sits close to the Schuylkill River, and one that must be seen in person to truly take in all that it has to offer! This property, although historic in nature, is not restricted to the Historical Registry. Location is eligible along with transportation to Renaissance Academy Charter School.
Listing courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC.
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