$5,650,000

60 Thompson Mill Rd

NEWTOWN PA, 18940

Description

Hortulus Farm, as featured in House and Garden, House Beautiful, Elle D~cor, Veranda, Town & Country, and The New York Times, is arguably one of the most spectacular private gardens on the American East Coast. Comprising 100 acres down a 1/4 mile long, tree-lined drive, this classic 18th C. Bucks County farmstead boasts absolute privacy, 5 ponds, a waterfall, and 30 acres of "world-class" gardens, including lavish Perennial and Summer Borders, a Woodland Walk, a birch Alee, French and Mediterranean Gardens, and state-of-the-art Vegetable and Herb Gardens. The main stone farmhouse, circa 1793, and looks out across Fire Creek and the largest pond, a happy home to swan, ducks, geese, and a fanciful, floating Victorian gazebo. One of the two huge 19th C. dairy barns on the property separate 2 bedroom apartment and spectacular library/office space, the other storage for farm equipment and stalls for the farm's animals. As well, there's a separate 2 bedroom caretaker's home, and a vintage corncrib, milk barn, aviary and chicken house. A massive circular swimming pool, the focal point and the end of the Perennial Borders, rivals most pools/fountains found in public parks. The overall property, which is in Conservancy, also allows for yet another residence with separate driveway. Hortulus Farm is an extremely rare listing that can evolve in myriad directions, The current stewards spent 40 years creating this masterpiece and now it awaits a new owner to add their own chapter to this truly one-of-a-kind piece of history and horticultural splendor.

Details

MLS#PABU474822
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1920
Days On Site69

Features

Bed(s)4
Bath(s) 3 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet693
Acreage100.00

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Area Information

StatePA
CityNEWTOWN
Zip Code18940
AreaWrightstown Twp (10153)
Community NameNONE AVAILABLE
School DistrictCOUNCIL ROCK
Listing VS Median (in NONE AVAILABLE)
Price:
$5,650,000
low | high
Med:
$244,900
100% of Average
SqFt:
693
low | high
Med:
1,422
55.122655122655% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$8,153
low | high
Med:
$200
100% of Average
On Site:
69
low | high
Med:
66.5
100% of Average
Listing Updated: 09/19/2019
MLS Number: PABU474822
Listing Provided By:
Arthur Mazzei  of  Addison Wolfe Real Estate
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