96 N Main St
YARDLEY, PA 19067

$1,195,000

Description

Nestled in the picturesque river town of Yardley stands the Knowles House. Built in 1854 this stately Federal style manor home with carriage house rests on 1.22 acres backing above the Canal. The 5 bedroom/3.5 bath main house is surrounded with robust professionally landscaped gardens. An expansive front porch with mahogany floor and pine ceiling, and a large brick rear patio extend living space outdoors. Period interior hallmarks include high ceilings, tall windows, and wide window, door and base moldings on the lower two floors with the original pumpkin pine floors throughout. A spacious dining room is located to the left of the wide center hall. It is mirrored by a music room/living room to the right. Both rooms feature beautiful marble fireplaces, and both rooms and the center hallway have been restored including wallcoverings authentic to the 1850's. The hall leads to a living room featuring the original hearth. The room extending to the right of the living room features cedar walls and floors. This space captures the morning light through large windows and is perfect for use as a sitting room or as an office with views to the wooded back yard. The large renovated kitchen includes a large separate dining area with three window walls and a cathedral beamed ceiling. The kitchen features Corian countertops, a 6-burner Gagganau gas cooktop with a separate Fisher-Paykel electric oven and a generously sized center island with storage and an overhead pot hanger rack. The original cistern is on view and is spotlighted. It is covered with transparent polycarbonate. The 2nd floor which includes the master bedroom, with a closed marble fireplace, encompasses the entire depth of the main house. There are also two 2-room bedroom suites and 2 full baths on the floor. The front bedroom suite also includes a closed marble fireplace. The 3rd floor features cherry trim in the hallway, a library with built-in cherry bookcases, a large bedroom/living room/playroom with a marble fireplace, a full bath with a period footed tub and cherry floor and trim, and a closet room with 2 separate cedar closets and a sewing desk. The library could become the 5th bedroom. The certified dry basement with painted walls has been meticulously maintained making this an expansive play space or large wine cellar. Extended family or guests will enjoy the spacious carriage house with a private bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Large windows provide a lovely view of the main house backyard. French doors at the rear lead to a large deck o

Details

MLS#PABU471756
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1854
Days On Site33

Features

Bed(s)5
Bath(s) 3 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet4,144
Garage4
Acreage1.22

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Area Information

StatePA
CityYARDLEY
Zip Code19067
AreaYardley Boro (10154)
Community NameYARDLEY TERR
School DistrictPENNSBURY
Elementary SchoolQUARRY HILL
Middle SchoolPENN WOOD
High SchoolPENNBURY
Listing VS Median (in YARDLEY TERR)
Price:
$1,195,000
low | high
Med:
$1,010,000
65.481171548117% of Average
SqFt:
4,144
low | high
Med:
3,737
59.833494208494% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$288
low | high
Med:
$268
57.030331900089% of Average
On Site:
33
low | high
Med:
57
57.894736842105% of Average
Listing Updated: 07/22/2019
MLS Number: PABU471756
Listing Provided By:
Carole Barocca  of  BHHS Fox Roach-Newtown
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