863 W MAPLE DR, SOUTHAMPTON, PA 18966$395,000

Description

Own a piece of Bucks County History blended nicely with a 21st Century In-Law Suite. On November 19, 1681, William Penn gave a land grant in Southampton, PA to Leonard Fell. He then sold the tract to Robert Presmall, who conveyed it to a Quaker, John Swift. In 1684, Swift built a house on that land. Swift was a lawyer, a judge, and a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The Swift Homestead is one of the oldest continually occupied residences in Bucks County! In keeping with prevailing Colonial architecture, the home boasts 22″ thick plaster over stone walls and deep set windowsills. Enter the main house through the center hall with turned staircase. Here you’ll find a large formal living room with built in bookcases flanking the fireplace. Large light filled dining room with fireplace, built in cupboard, door to rear patio. Eat in kitchen has butler pantry. Rear mudroom is lined with built in book cases and a cozy family room with closet. A beehive oven concealed behind the wallboard in the family room awaits reopening. A half bath is also located on the main level. Full basement with ample room for laundry and storage. Local folklore holds that basement includes closed vaulted tunnel that once led to the barn that was part of the original Homestead. The second floor center hall extends to the rear of the home. The first bedroom boasts exposed ceiling beams and two built in closets. Second bedroom features a working fireplace and large closet. Hall linen closet and full hall bathroom complete this floor. There are two bedrooms and another full bath on the third floor, as well as two large closets and a third cedar lined closet. You’ll find more storage in the attic accessed via pull down ladder. The rear patio extends the length of the house, perfect for entertaining guests or relaxing with family. Stone wall, crushed stone pad, and electric service is shed ready. Bilco-door provides access to colonial era well room that has electric lights. Main house has new roof, storm doors, and replacement windows throughout. Attached In-Law Suite / Apartment has private entrance, living room, dining area, kitchen and powder room. On the second floor, you’ll find 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Large driveway with turn around and plenty of parking. Enormous garage area, waiting for your finishing touches. Information on the history of this historic home can be found in the book “Southampton 1685-1985, A Tricentennial History.”

Exterior Features

  • New Construction: N
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Design: 3+Story
  • Exterior: Stucco,Stone
  • Farm: N
  • Land Only: N
  • Land SQFT: 29400
  • Land Use Code: 1018
  • Lot Dimensions: 100X294
  • Lot Number: 187
  • Parking: 3+CarParking,Drvwy/Off Str
  • Swimming Pool: No
  • Pool Type: NoPool
  • Porch Deck: Patio
  • Story List: Main,Upper 1

School Details

  • School District: Centennial
  • High School: WILLIAM TENNENT
  • Middle/JR High:
  • Elementary School:

  • Interior Features

    • Room List: Living Room,Dining Room,Bedroom-Master,Bedroom-Second,Bedroom-Third,Bedroom-Fourth,Kitchen,Family Rm,Other Room 1,Other Room 2,Other Room 3,In-Law/auPair/Ste,Other Room 4,Util/MudRoom
    • Interior Features: ExposedBeams,Replacement Windows
    • Basement: Y
    • Basement Type: Full,Unfinished
    • Garage Type: Attached
    • Garage Spaces: 2-CarGarage
    • Heating: Oil,Hot Water,Baseboard
    • Hot Water: Oil
    • Cooling: Wall Unit
    • Central Air: N
    • Cooking Fuel: ElecCooking
    • Fireplace: Y
    • Fireplace Count: Three+FPs
    • Fireplace Features: LR/GRFireP,MainBedFireP,DinRoomFireP
    • Flooring: Wood,Fully Carpeted
    • Handicap: None

    Water & Sewer

    • Water: Public
    • Sewer or Septic: Public Sewer

    Room Details


    Location

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    Property Summary

    Discover 863 W MAPLE DR, SOUTHAMPTON – Listed at $395,000 located in Centennial schools with 3663 square feet of space in 18966.
    Property Tax ID: 48-017-187.
    MLS#: 6542771  Beds: 6  Baths:/ 2  SqFt: 3663  Acre(s): 0.67


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    MLS History

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    • 6Beds
    • 3/2Baths
    • 3663Sq.Ft.
    • 0.67Acre(s)

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    Property Details

    • Property Type: Residential
    • Type: Detached
    • Style: Farm House
    • County: BUCKS
    • School District: Centennial
    • Subdivision: CASEY PARK
    • Property Age: 173
    • Status: EXPIRED
    • Listed on: 2015-03-29
    • MLS #: 6542771
    • Taxes: 5249.00
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    Cash Back: $1481



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