Once upon a time:The Buttonwood Farm story! History of this wonderful & unique property begins late 1800's, when original farmhouse was built. Nestled on idyllic 11+ ac of gently rolling farmland, overlooking bucolic country-side of sought-after Lower Salford twp. This picturesque retreat borders Skippack Creek & boasts lovely pond-perfect for ice skating & fishing! In 1930's there was fire that destroyed farmhouse & it was decided to renovate historical barn into living quarters. Completed about 1945 and upgrades continued. Original chicken coop converted to carriage house. Property under Act 319 for decreased taxes. 1979, James Rolley purchased property & owned it til 02. Mr. Rolley made property into stunning home. 2002 Myers family purchased Buttonwood Farm & continued to improve property & it became the show place it is today. Mr. Myer discovered stone foundation walls to original farmhouse. Designed outdoor gathering spot to highlight stone wall w/delightful patio space w/exterior lighting, music, firepit & cold storage rm. Found earlier well & made a beautiful attraction by adding stone surround. Drive-up to entrance of home enhanced w/special paver driveway & welcoming recessed lighting nestle in newer stone walls. Inviting foyer leads to dramatic, soaring 2 story beamed great room-which invokes a wow when first viewed. This stunning room has been fashioned w/perfect blend of contemporary & farmhouse design w/spectacular wall of windows & balcony overlook. Expansive stone FP adds to ambiance. Newer chef kitchen designed to harmoniously blend w/the architecture w/granite counters & stainless appliances. Open, spacious dining rm offers space for small gatherings or large banquets. Comfortable family rm features stone FP hearth. Atrium doors to expansive Trex deck-wraps around 1st flr a place to linger awhile. 2nd floor expansive 2 sty mstr suite boasts romantic gas FP, abundant closet space plus new, luxurious mstr bath w/designer shower & stand-alone tub. 2nd floor balcony area is perfect for library or office space. Also, on 1st level is extensive Bedroom Wing featuring 4 bedrooms that includes Princess suite a 2nd mstr suite or in-law suite. 2 full baths-one remodeled. 1st & 2nd flr are accented w/hand laid rich hdwd flrs, some pegged, w/kitchen & dining room featuring quarry tile flrs. Marvelous finished lower level, at ground level w/full windows, includes sitting area, game area & expansive stone front bar. Perfect entertaining space. Following are upgrades to the property:1) Stone wall accents around property entrance w/ recessed lighting. 2) Paver driveway entrance of home. Driveway completely redone. 3) Newer 2 story, 3 car garage w/radiant heat & 1/2 bath. 4) Small barn updated. 5) Pond updated & focal point of property. 6) New Trex deck -wraps around main flr w/surround sound. 7) Planted boundary line of pine trees, buffer for privacy. 8) Added a new kit. 9) Added new mstr bath plus new princess suite bath. 10) Finished above ground lwr lvl w/game rm, stone front bar, full bath plus storage area. 11) Installed wood boiler-heats home, barn & guest house w/oil back-up numerous zones. 12) Extensive landscaping. 13) Installed gutter helmets home & guest house. 14) Installed 3 new custom garage doors for attached garage. Prop offers variety of uses including the carriage hse which would make perfect school hse for today's home schoolers, but also ideal studio or office for todays at home workers. Aupair suite, in-law suite or college student suite are other usages. 2 wells:one near entrance to property for main hse & one near new garage for garage & carriage house. Septic system main hse right of entrance. Carriage hse separatic septic. Convenient to major rds and PA TP. Nearby is charming village of Skippack w/its smart boutiques & fun dining areas, plus historic Lederach w/shops & wonderful Tea Room & Bay Pony Inn. Imagine calling Buttonwood Farm home!
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