Estate Living at its Finest w/ breathtaking views! Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take - but by the number of moments that take your breath away! Here is your compound- Peaceful & PRIVATE, surrounded by fine estates & acres of Open Space. Excellent Landmark Location, Stately, Solid Stone updated home, Pond, Caretaker Cottage, Pond House Studio, Turnout Sheds & Barns- an estate to be cherished forever, Fox Creek Farm site was chosen in mid 1700s & offers: 32+ Ac, 7+ stall Barn, Low Taxes, marvelous gardens & EZ hack to Radnor Hunt, Kirkwood Preserve & miles of trails. Cozy for a few or Entertain in GRAND manner like when Senator G.Wharton Pepper called it home. Back in the day when it was hundreds of acres, Anthony Wayne's sister was an Owner. SUCH Curb appeal & charming details -fox knocker on original door to Foyer w/ walk in fireplace. Step down into Great Rm w/beamed hi ceiling, room for 2 grand pianos, & French drs on both sides of fireplace lead to spacious brick Porch, Patio & sunset views, This wing was added in early 1900s & is truly a Great Room - wall of blt-in shelves, wetbar, & french doors out to brick Patio & the most magnificent view of Pond & rolling hills (the only part under Conservancy) Pass thru spacious Foyer & open staircase to Elegant DR w/FP, deep windowsills from stone walls - just like thruout the grand home & fr, door to exterior. Every where you look are doors that take you out to an exceptional property. Next is handy Butler's Pantry w/ sink & cozy FR w/bay window nook that was Chapel when this estate was 100s of acres! Spacious Kitchen w/ door to greenhouse, desk area, center island w/ rooms for chairs, stainless cooktop w/ griddle & dbl. oven. Comfortable now for quiet times yet perfect for legendary entertaining. Potential to create unique home by exposing original stone walls - they don;t buid them like tgis anymore! Main Bedrm suite was added w/ Great Room addition & has blt-ins & Fireplace, doors to Porch & truly amazing views of formal gardens & koi pond, front & back fields, Pond,& Barn. A Dressing Room w/ many closets & blt-in shelves, 2 Bths,& Sit.RM complete MBR. All other Bedrms have connecting Baths, back stairs to nanny suite & 2nd Kitchen. 3rd floor: BR above 2nd set of back stairs from nanny suite, Attic where 4th story of dumb waiter is exposed, Playrm, full Bath, cedar closet & storage. Many mechanics updated - roof, heaters, oil tanks, generator - Must see to appreciate the fine feeling one gets at Fox Creek Farm- desired by many - possessed by few! Relax in Stone gazebo & admire stone walls around formal gardens full of color in every season! Spring house has FR w/woodstove, & myriad of uses(wine cellar in LL, where there are stone walls?Caretaker Cottage has NEW heater & well equip, KIT, 2 BRs, Bth & 4+ Car Garage. Perfect for help or family! 7+ stall Barn has tack room, wash bay, & plenty of room upstairs for hay, Cars, or Party Barn! Pool & Pool House, 2 Stall Shed in upper fields,& 2 more fenced fields for jumping & galloping! Upper pastures are NOT under easement- room for indoor ring or possible home site? Generator keeps your family compound running in storms! EA & Rt.252 is mile, airport is 20, & back roads to train in Paoli or Devon in minutes! Dreams can come true - having Fox Creek Farm as your prestigious ESTATE will provide years of proud ownership & cherished memories!
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