Live on Feather Hill Farm a completely secluded, pristine farm environment.

3051 Bryson Rd,Cochranville, PA 19330

CIRCA 1789 Property - Now is your chance to own an amazing, one-of-a-kind country property, located in an incredible, private setting that was part of American history!
2560
5BR
1.5BA
3051 Bryson Rd,Cochranville, PA 19330   $875,000 REQUEST MORE INFO SCHEDULE SHOWING

FEATHER HILL FARM-Social distancing is the new norm. Why not think about being able to live in a completely secluded, pristine farm environment.Grow your own vegetables in three significantly, naturally-enhanced growing areas,as well as fruit from an established orchard. Raise your own livestock for dairy and other food needs, as well as chickens for eggs. Enjoy your own pure spring water!All of the above awaits you with the purchase of historic Feather Hill Farm, built in circa 1789. Its 3¾ story fieldstone farmhouse, 30’ X 40’ two-story frame barn and its charming springhouse sit on nearly 20 lovely acres consisting of three separately deeded parcels for sale for the first time in 50 years. To reach the farmhouse, you will drive up a long winding lane, crossing two streams.You will note that both of its porches, its window frames, its shutters and blinds and all trim are painted in the historic color of“English Red”. This is exactly the same color that was used on Washington’s Headquarters on the Brandywine when it was being restored. The face of Feather Hill Farm reflects the beauty of all four seasons as you can see from the photographs included here. Each season brings magic and grace to this property. If you visit the charming 231 year-old farmhouse in the spring, you will be greeted by a kaleidoscope of colors as you travel down the long, curved, gravel lane. Flowers abound! Your eyes will see and be overwhelmed, by the purples and blues of thousands of wild crocuses and pure white wild snowbells that are arrayed across the lawns of the house, as well as the thousands of daffodils(approx. 5,000)on both sides of the gravel lane, behind and alongside the barn and elsewhere. There are colors of pink, apricot, peach, salmon and coral. There are large- and small-cupped varieties(more than 350), all from the famous flower producer Van Engelen. When you park your car, if you are lucky enough to arrive on or around 18 April, the very rare 100 year-old Saucer Magnolia tree,tucked carefully along the east end of the house’s porches, and next to the stone of the garage for protection, will be in full bloom. She brandishes her 5 inch flowers of deep crimson, carmine pink and white, almost without exception, on that date. Truly, her array of thousands of flowers is absolutely breathtaking. When you walk up the centuries-old brick walkway to the house’s front door, you will notice on either side of the front walkway, hundreds of “Golden Echo” daffodils that cheerily say, “Welcome”! As you pass through the front door, you will enter the kitchen with its massive chestnut beams overhead and its radiant heat floor using centuries-old bricks. Each of the floor’s bricks is nearly 4” thick and weighs nearly 10 lbs. You will note on your right, the massive “walk-in” fireplace with its bonafide 18th century utensils, trammels, andirons and crane. The handmade cabinetry is solid cherry, accentuated by the custom 18-tile, hand-painted Feather Hill Farm backsplash. You will then climb the stairs to Feather Hill Farm’s gorgeous dining room and its adjacent living room. As you enter the dining room with its formal fireplace,you will be struck by the incredible 5-arm brass candle burning chandelier and its hand-blown shades hanging from the ceiling. It is an exact replica of a stolen original Independence Hall chandelier recast for the Bicentennial in 1976. It is complimented by two double-arm replica sconces on the wall opposite the fireplace. You will climb the dining room stairs to the three charming bedrooms located on the 3rd floor, followed by an ascent to the two rooms on the 4th floor. Each of the rooms visited on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors is painted in historic colors. You will now go outside to see the barn, the mature apple and peach orchard and the three vegetable garden areas. In addition, you will have the chance to walk the property’s well-marked boundaries over its rolling, beautiful terrain. Buy it now! It’s planting time!

The tax ID numbers 44-06-0014-0300 and 44-06-0014-0400 are the tax Id’s of the two lots included in sale

 

Property Details Active

5
1.5
2560
PA
19330
Single Family
18.5
1789
Historic & Victorian Homes in Chester County PA For Sale
0.34
4190
PACT497394
Jane Douglass

Jane Douglass

Jane is a 20+ year Marketing Veteran of Luxury Estates, Manor Homes, & Classic Pennsylvania Farm Houses specializing in the Philadelphia Area, Montgomery County, & Bucks County.

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