1729 Shale Road, Quakertown, PA 18951

$2,250,000
5
BD
9
BA
12,125
SqFt
List Price
$2,250,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
7172872
Property Type
Single Family Residential
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
9
Full Baths
6
Half Baths
3
Acres
28.0
Sq. Ft
12,125
Estimated Age
42

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

Acres
28.0
Appliances
KitIsland, KitCookTop, Oven-Wall, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, KitCommRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built In Microwave
Attics
PullDnStairs
Cooling
Central A/C
Building Design
2-Story
Exterior
Wood, Stone
Exterior Features
SatelliteDsh, Dock, ExteriorLght
Fireplace
Yes
Flooring
Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, MarbleFl
Full Street Address
1729 SHALE RD
Garage
Yes
Parking Description
3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str
Heating
Oil, Hot Water, Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned
High School
PALISADES
Hot Water
Electric, PropaneHtWtr
Interior Features
Skylight(s), Cathedral/Va, CeilngFan(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Sauna, Wet/DryBar, StallShower
Laundry Type
MainFlrLndry
Listing Area
Springfield Twp
Pool
Yes
Property Condition
Average+
Roof
ShingleRoof
School District
Palisades
Structures
Shed
Style
Contemporary
Subdivision
None Available
Total Taxes
$27091
Water
Well
Sewer
OnSiteSeptic

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Listing courtesy of Carol C Dorey Real Estate.

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