This c. 1815 stucco-over-stone home is quintessential bucks county. It is one of the 12 original homes built in the borough of quakertown; a 1,000-acre tract of william penn~s once known as the manor of richland. The village center developed as a stopover for commercial traffic to philadelphia and legend has it that 125 s main street was one of three homes along the historic ~underground railroad. ~ set on98 acres, the property is warm and comfortable with rooms that ring true to the home~s heritage. The main floor welcomes with charming appointments of warm wood flooring, exposed stone walls, deep windowsills and high ceilings, classic moldings and built-ins, and 3 fireplaces. The original walk-in fireplace in the dining room reminds of life in the 1800s. Bright and sunny, the kitchen was renovated in 2019 and offers new pine floor, cabinets and walnut counters, center cooking peninsula and new stainless appliances. The sunny family room addition with vaulted skylight and double french doors opens to the wrap-around deck with pear tree overlooking the park-like expansive back lawn. A recently renovated full bath includes a re-glazed claw-foot tub. Upstairs are 4 cheerful bedrooms with original random width pumpkin pine floors and 2 additional fireplaces. Old world details such as built-ins, chair rail molding, hand-carved mantels and fireplaces grace the private rooms. The hall bath is renovated and has wide pine floorboards. Turned stairs lead to the large walk-up attic for additional storage or perhaps living space. Two-car garage with walk-up 2nd floor storage. Walk to dining, shopping and parks. Easily accessible to major arteries to the lehigh valley, new york and philadelphia.
The vacancy rate of homes in 18951 is
4.19% with 76.82% of homes being owner-occupied. The median household income in 18951 is $67129 per year with those between 45 and 64 having the highest median income at $79821.