1729 Shale Road, Quakertown, PA 18951

$2,250,000
5
BD
9
BA
12,125
SqFt
List Price
$2,250,000
Days On Market
167
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
1000474790
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
9
Full Baths
6
Half Baths
3
Living Area
12,125
Lot Size (Acres)
28
Style
Contemporary
Year Built
1976
County
Bucks
School District
Palisades

Property Description

Sequestered in a dramatic and memorable setting in which to live & entertain, this custom-crafted Bucks County contemporary is as unique as its location. The 12,125 sqft stone & cedar home overlooks a private lake that becomes one with the home through walls of windows, balconies, & generous decking. From every vantage point, whether inside or out, the vistas blend harmoniously with the home's architectural design, creating a living environment that is unique & soothing. Pondside has been designed to be a part of the landscape, to skillfully create a balance between the beauty of nature & the appointments made by man. The striking atrium is an invitation to the surprises to come. Interior spaces boast skylights, vaulted ceilings, walls of glass & creative living spaces for every need & expectation. All rooms have been designed to open gracefully to each other & yet be defined by use. The open living, dining, & family rooms accommodate every luxury & comfort. Vaulted ceilings & skylights create a sense of never-ending space, while stone fireplaces lend a feeling of natural warmth. The remodeled kitchen is designed for the most sophisticated gourmet, with copper front cabinets and stainless backsplash, granite counters, Viking appliances including two dishwashers, 2 ovens, 2 fridges, 3 ranges, & multiple sinks & work islands. A separate wet bar will make entertaining a delight. A breakfast area overlooks the acreage beyond, where only birds & wildlife will be your occasional visitors. Additional 1st floor spaces invite your family & friends to visit & enjoy. A recreation room is adjacent to a 1st floor bedroom suite & 2 1st floor offices. A sunroom & pool table room open to the indoor heated swimming pool, dramatically set under a vault of cedar, & fed by its own rocky waterfall, along with a hot tub & sauna. In summer or winter, you will spend your days under the sky lit interior, regardless of weather conditions, luxuriating in the wealth of this creative design. 4 additional bedrooms include a luxuriously-equipped master suite, with fireplace & a skylight as big as the heavens. Lofted above the 1st floor living spaces, & accessed by 2 staircases, these family spaces will delight. This remarkable property contains 28 acres of lawn & woodland, secluded at the end of a long drive. Rarely does a home of this caliber become available, with absolute privacy & protected vistas.

Additional Information

Area
Springfield Twp (10142)
Subdivision
None Available
Interior Features
Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), CeilngFan(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Sauna, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Dining Area
High School
Palisades
Fireplace Description
Stone
Flooring
Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Marble
Garage Spaces
3
Exterior Features
Satellite Dish, Exterior Lighting
Pool Description
In Ground
View
Water
Heating
Oil, Hot Water, Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned
Cooling
Central A/C
Roof
Shingle
Water
Well
Sewer
On Site Septic

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Listing courtesy of Carol C Dorey Real Estate.

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