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Set against the backdrop of farmland and open vistas, this c.1775 stone farm house located in rural Milford Township offers the pastoral setting that is quintessential Bucks County. Though close to shopping, dining and travel routes, this hobby farm imparts a feeling of tranquility. Nestled behind towering pines down a long paved driveway sits the 4 bedroom home with c.1979 addition. Feel the warm embrace of this home as you cross the paver patio and enter the sunny 2-story foyer with French door and sidelights, exposed stone wall, turned staircase and powder room. The large family room with oak floor and stone wood-burning fireplace leads to the screened porch, an ideal spot to enjoy views of the spring-fed pond and the serene grounds. Old world charm is found in the living room with deep-set sills, oak floorboards, walk-in fireplace and exposed beams, and in the dining room with chair rail, random-with pine floor and bible cabinet. The kitchen is large and modern and offers honed granite counters, cherry cabinets and large breakfast room with picture window and doors to patio and parking. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, two in the newer section and two in the original house with rich random-width floor boards, plus a small den or sitting room perfect for study or computer room. The master bedroom is en suite and has a walk-in closet. The hall bath has a charming antique bureau vanity and tiled glass shower. There is ample room in the lower level paneled rec room with brick hearth and electric stove, plus a wood-stove flue. The grounds offer spring-fed pond with post-and-rail fence, garden beds and mature evergreens. The refurbished in-ground pool has cabana and is aluminum-fenced. Parking for 4 cars in the detached garage. The 3-story barn has electric and offers a multitude of possibilities, from animals to hobbies to workshop to storage. Efficient multiple heat and AC zones. Easy 10-minute access to the Turnpike, 90 minutes to NYC,75 to Philadelphia, 15 to the Lehigh Valley. Come for the weekend, stay for a lifetime!

Property Highlights

Type

House

Style

Detached, Farmhouse/National Folk

Year Built

1775

Subdivision

NONE AVAILABLE

Inside City

Not Specified, QUAKERTOWN

County

BUCKS

Property Details for 1940 SWAMP RD

1940 SWAMP RD is a house for sale in Quakertown, PA 18951. This 3146.00 SQFT house sits on a 5.35 acre lot and features 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Built in 1775, this house has been on the market for a total of 1 week and is currently priced at $599,000.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
4

Bathrooms

Full Bathrooms
2
Half Bathrooms
1

Other Rooms

Basement
Drain  /  Full  /  Heated  /  Partially Finished  /  Sump Pump  /  Walkout Stairs

Interior

Fireplaces
2
Interior Features
Attic  /  Breakfast Area  /  Built-Ins  /  Carpet  /  CeilngFan(s)  /  Chair Railings  /  Double/Dual Staircase  /  Exposed Beams  /  Formal/Separate Dining Room  /  Kitchen - Country  /  Kitchen - Eat-In  /  Kitchen - Galley  /  Master Bath(s)  /  Stall Shower  /  Upgraded Countertops  /  Walk-in Closet(s)  /  Water Treat System  /  Wood Floors
Flooring
Carpet  /  Wood
Window Features
Screens  /  Storm  /  Wood Frame
Appliances
Built-In Microwave  /  Cooktop  /  Dryer  /  Exhaust Fan  /  Oven - Self Cleaning  /  Oven - Wall  /  Refrigerator  /  Stainless Steel Appliances  /  Washer
Laundry
Main Floor
Fireplace Description
Mantel(s)  /  Stone  /  Wood
Door Features
Insulated  /  Storm

Exterior

Exterior Features
Exterior Lighting  /  Flood Lights  /  Outbuilding(s)  /  Stone Retaining Walls
Roof
Architectural Shingle
Fencing
Other  /  Split Rail  /  Wood
Patio & Porch
Patio(s)  /  Porch(es)  /  Screened
Pool
Yes - Personal
Pool Features
Fenced  /  Filtered  /  In Ground
View
Pasture  /  Pond  /  Scenic Vista  /  Trees/Woods

Heating & Cooling

Central Air
Yes
Cooling
Ceiling Fan(s)  /  Central A/C  /  Programmable Thermostat  /  Zoned
Cooling Fuel
Electric
Heating
Baseboard - Hot Water  /  Forced Air  /  Heat Pump - Electric BackUp  /  Programmable Thermostat  /  Space Heater  /  Zoned
Heating Fuel
Electric  /  Oil
Water Heater
S/W Changeover

Services

Electric
200+ Amp Service  /  Circuit Breakers
Water
Private  /  Well
Sewer
On Site Septic
Available Utilities
Cable TV  /  DSL Available  /  Phone Connected

Parking

Garage Spaces
4.00
Detached Garage Spaces
4
Parking
Detached Garage  /  Driveway
Parking Features
Asphalt Driveway
Garage Features
Garage - Front Entry  /  Garage Door Opener  /  Inside Access  /  Oversized

Building

Total SQFT
3146.00
Total Finished SQFT
3146
Above Grade Finished SQFT
3146
Property Sub Type
House
Structure Type
Detached
Architectural Style
Farmhouse/National Folk
Foundation
Active Radon Mitigation  /  Concrete Perimeter  /  Stone
Stories
2
Accessibility Features
None
Common Walls
9'+ Ceilings  /  Beamed Ceilings  /  Dry Wall  /  Plaster Walls  /  Wood Ceilings
Other Structures
Above Grade  /  Barn/Farm Building  /  Below Grade  /  Cabana/Pool House  /  Garage(s)

Construction

Year Built
1775
New Construction
No
Major Renovation
1979
Construction Materials
Cement Siding  /  Stone  /  Stucco

Lot

Acres
5.35
Lot SQFT
233002.00
Zoning
RA
Land Use Code
1050
Lot Features
Front Yard  /  Not In Development  /  Pond  /  Rear Yard  /  Road Frontage  /  Rural  /  Secluded  /  Trees/Wooded

Waterbody

Waterfront
No
View of Water
Yes
Waterbody Tidal
No

Community

Subdivision
NONE AVAILABLE
County
BUCKS

Schools

School District
QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY

Address

Address
1940 SWAMP RD, QUAKERTOWN, PA 18951
Street Address
1940 SWAMP RD
City
QUAKERTOWN
Zip
18951
Latitude
40.45512009
Longitude
-75.41859436
Directions
309 to W. Pumping Station -right on E. Swamp Rd - cross N. Old Bethlehem onto Brick Tavern Rd - right on Allentown Rd - left on Swamp Rd to property on right @ Myers Rd
State
PA

Pricing

Sale Type
Sale
Price
$599,000
Price Per SQFT
$190.40

Status

MLS ID
PABU444964
Status
Active
Published Date
March 10, 2019
Modified Date
March 15, 2019 at 8:04 PM

Taxes & Assessments

City Tax
101.00
County Tax
1232.00
School Tax
8285.0
Tax Assessed Value
50400.0
Tax Lot
122-001
Tax Year
2018
City Tax Frequency
Annually
County Tax Frequency
Annually

Terms

Inclusions
Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Road Responsibility
Boro/Township

Source

Agent
Michael J Strickland
Agent Phone Number
6103241457
Office
Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty-New Hope
Data Source
Bright MLS
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