A Fairy Tale Estate In Pennsylvania Has A Former Barn At Center Stage

A Pennsylvania property contains a house constructed round a circa-1801 financial institution barn, accented by a dramatic fashionable silo and surrounded by lush gardens that lend the property a storybook really feel.

The landscaped 6-acre property, known as Walmere Manor, is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Blue Bell, a part of Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania.

Meandering gravel pathways wind via vine-covered arches and gardens. A 1-acre pond has its personal dock and a effervescent fountain.

The house was constructed within the mid-Nineteen Eighties and is a mixture of vintage and fashionable that’s “bursting with character,” stated itemizing agent Arthur Herling, of Lengthy & Foster Actual Property. The stone partitions and wooden beams of the Nineteenth-century barn accent a number of of the dwelling areas whereas the entrance door comes with a classic skeleton key, including additional to the house’s fanciful aesthetic.

Within the Nineteen Nineties, an addition was constructed within the form of a silo, with 4 bands of home windows that rise to the highest of the construction, flooding the house with mild and presenting views of the open pastures and woods from a separate dwelling space. A winding staircase accesses two extra ranges: one with a full bathtub and the opposite with a bonus house.

A protracted galley kitchen connects the principle home to the silo. There’s loads of butcher block counter house with a breakfast bar, partitions of contemporary white cupboards and double stainless-steel oven. Excessive home windows flood the room with pure mild, and one finish of the kitchen is a Dutch door in line with the farmhouse structure.

Start and finish every day in considered one of three bedrooms, together with a foremost suite with authentic wide-plank wooden flooring and a toilet with a soaking tub, stall bathe and double vainness. A separate laundry space sits close by on the identical degree.

Up a spiral staircase that echoes the primary are two extra bedrooms and a full rest room off the hallway.

A two-level hooked up deck overlooks the gardens and the sprawling property, an ideal spot for outside leisure. There’s additionally a three-car storage on the finish of a large driveway, however automobiles aren’t the one mode of transportation this property can help.

Herling stated the property is right for horse house owners because it additionally contains a three-stall steady for a number of trusty steeds, with loads of room for using. Simply exterior of the neighborhood, Whitpain Township is peppered with espresso outlets, eating places and parks.

The property is actually the stuff of fairy tales. “You’ll not discover one other property like this in Blue Bell,” Herling stated. “It’s a must-see.”

The property is listed for $2.5 million.


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