Ashbridge Farm offers a rare, one-of-a-kind package, available for the first time after its incredible 7-year transformation by the current owners and their carefully selected team of artisans. This historic 11.5 acre Chester County property which backs up to 55 acre Ashbridge Preserve has been meticulously planned, renovated and impeccably constructed with an unparalleled level of attention to de…
Ashbridge Farm offers a rare, one-of-a-kind package, available for the first time after its incredible 7-year transformation by the current owners and their carefully selected team of artisans. This historic 11.5 acre Chester County property which backs up to 55 acre Ashbridge Preserve has been meticulously planned, renovated and impeccably constructed with an unparalleled level of attention to detail. Architectural elements and materials from the original 1732 farmhouse and the 1931 Brognard Okie renovation/expansion have been incorporated throughout, while integrating high tech systems and organically inspired designs. The main residence, tavern, 3 bedroom guest barn, 1 bedroom guest house, tennis court and plans for potential horse barn, second garage and pool have been executed and illustrated unlike any other estate in the greater Philadelphia area. Features include beautiful historic stone structures, all new cedar roofs, hand plastered walls, new, historically replicated or completely refurbished windows, wide plank pine floors, interior exposed stone walls and restored fireplaces. The main home, renovated 2016-2019, offers graciously proportioned sun-filled rooms with an easy floor plan and outdoor access. Spaces include a large living room with fireplace leading to an expansive covered terrace addition with antique barn beam and paneled ceiling, cozy library/office with fireplace, powder room, dining room with original walk-in fireplace and butler’s pantry/wine bar. The fabulous gourmet kitchen has a stunning zinc counter with integrated sink and custom built reclaimed wood island seating 7, all professional chef quality stainless Wolf appliances including an 8-burner gas range and ovens, steam oven, Subzero refrigerator, refrigerator/freezer drawers, 3 dishwashers and more. The open floor plan concept includes the kitchen, breakfast room and family room areas with wood burning fireplace. The second catering kitchen has stainless counters, dishwasher, oven and Subzero refrigerator, open shelves and large built-in drawers for storage. The large mudroom and family entrance with ample storage, laundry area, powder room, original, restored antique brick floors, barn beams, paneled ceilings and fireplace completes the lower level. The second floor includes a perfectly designed master suite offering a restored Okie tower room as a private office, spacious bedroom with original exposed stone walls, his and hers closets with laundry area, separate sitting area and a custom spa bathroom done in tadelakt by Brandywine Plaster complete with soaking tub and rain shower. This level also includes a second bedroom with an en-suite bath and third and fourth bedrooms sharing a large lounge, laundry area and custom designed full bath. The large walk-in attic includes a cedar closet and original large built-in drawers for linen storage. The expansive renovated lower level houses a unique wine room within the home’s original silver safe as well as the property’s main geothermal, HVAC, home networking, state-of-the-art security equipment and other systems. Additional buildings include the entertainment tavern with wet bar, media and powder room, completed in 2019, a historic barn with separate driveway entrance, renovated to include 3 bedrooms, open living/dining area, kitchen, family room, 2 full baths and 4 car heated garage completed with all new systems, including generator, by Archer Buchanan and Griffiths Construction in 2014, and a newly completed 1 bedroom guest house also including full bath. In addition, there is a separate 3 bay tractor garage, clay tennis court, tree house and fully fenced yard with entrance gates at the two driveway entrances. Approved plans are available for landscaping by Hess Landscape Architects, hardscaping, pool and potential additional garages or horse barn. This exceptionally executed, treasured property now awaits its next lucky stewards. LOW TAXES! NO CONSERVATION EASEMENT!
145 Dutton Mill Road, Malvern, PA 19355, Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States