Welcome to "Eight Bells," a captivating 1700s converted barn tucked away in a secluded setting, enveloped by awe-inspiring views that will take your breath away. As you pass through the majestic iron gates, a canopy of trees and meticulously landscaped gardens guide you into your very own private oasis. The approach is nothing short of magical, with lavender stone stairs beckoning you towards the entrance. As you step inside, you're greeted by soaring ceilings and original magnificent beams that exude grandeur and create a remarkable sense of spaciousness. Every corner of this home emanates warmth and elegance, thanks to its exquisite textures, luxurious materials, and radiant heated floors that span throughout the entire residence.The gourmet kitchen is a haven for aspiring chefs, inviting them to unleash their culinary creativity. At the heart of this converted barn stands a magnificent cement Rumsford fireplace, an architectural masterpiece that serves as a testament to the visionary design of the current owners. Its presence anchors the great room, radiating warmth and ambiance, setting the stage for countless memories to be made. Meticulously renovated, this barn boasts a cozy primary suite on the lower level, complete with a sumptuous marble bathroom adorned with mother of pearl mosaic floors and glass tile shower walls. The exposed stone and radiant heated floors ensure your comfort and luxury year-round. A custom dressing room with beautifully lit cabinetry and German mixed metal pulls adds an extra touch of opulence. On the second floor, two guest suites await, featuring a newly added full bathroom with a Lefroy Brooks pedestal sink and exquisite Carrara & Calacatta herringbone marble walls and floors. As you ascend to the third floor, endless possibilities unfold. This versatile space can serve as a home office, a cozy guest bedroom, or any other space tailored to your needs. Nestled within the barn, a hidden gem awaitsa completely private guest apartment designed to elevate your stay to new heights. Accessible from inside the barn or through its own private entrance with an elevator, this luxurious retreat offers convenience and seclusion. With a spacious bedroom, a full bathroom featuring marble mosaic floors and shower walls with vintage Kohler fixtures, a living room with a gas fireplace, JennAir appliances, and a balcony overlooking the gardens, it's a sanctuary of pure indulgence. The splendor of this estate extends beyond the barn itself, as the grounds are truly magnificent. Imagine basking in the sun by the dark gray gunite pool, surrounded by architectural features that add contemporary elegance, such as the eight fountain heads. A tranquil koi pond with a soothing waterfall invites you to find solace in nature's embrace, while the Al Fresco bluestone terrace sets the stage for unforgettable outdoor dining experiences. For sports enthusiasts, a tennis court awaits, ready for friendly matches and active recreation. There's even pickleball, with dedicated lines for endless fun! Practicality meets luxury with an attached three-car garage and a detached three-car carport, ensuring ample parking space. For the avid entertainers, a brand-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. Illuminated gardens create a magical ambiance as dusk settles in, adding an extra touch of enchantment to this private sanctuary. Should the allure of this haven not be enough, rest assured that vibrant Philadelphia is just a 45-minute drive away, while the nearest train station is a mere 20-minute drive, providing seamless access to the bustling metropolis of New York City. Eight Bells effortlessly blends modern luxury with natural beauty, offering an idyllic retreat for those seeking a private haven away from the demands of daily life. With new roofs and HVAC system, peace of mind for years to come.
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