525 Lewis Lane, Ambler, PA 19002

$7,999,000
7
BD
4
BA
5,829
SqFt
List Price
$7,999,000
Price Change
▼ $1,251,000 1531369083
Days On Market
610
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
1000277969
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
4
Full Baths
4
Living Area
5,829
Lot Size (Acres)
21.76
Style
Colonial
Year Built
1736
County
Montgomery
School District
Wissahickon

Property Description

Introducing "Dawesfield," an exceptional 22-acre property in an extraordinary Whitpain Township location, dating back to 1736, surrounded by Wissahickon Watershed permanently preserved open space, featuring two 3-Story Stone Colonials, 3 Barns, one dating to 1796, multiple detached Garages, Sheds, Greenhouse, Spring House and Guest House, and including a 3-hole Golf Course and Swimming Pool. Horse lovers will be thrilled with the connection to the surrounding trails. Car lovers will be enthralled with the capacity for car collections in the multiple barns. Horticulturists will be delighted with the age and multitude of specimen trees, shrubs and continually blooming perennials in the magnificent gardens with surrounding stone walls. Historians will be fascinated by the stories detailing the use of one of 2 stone colonials as George Washington's headquarters in 1777 during the Revolutionary War, including the encampment of over 10,000 troops on the grounds and adjacent properties. One house is 5829 sq ft with 7 bedrooms, and the other is 5129, with 5 bedrooms. The 1 Bedroom Guest House is an ideal location for a Home Office. 1000s of daffodils blanket the gardens; specimen magnolias provide brilliant blooms; ancient trees grace the expansive grounds. The panoramic views are magnificent, and the possibilities are endless at this enchanting location. Many historical items are included with the purchase, including the bed that George Washington slept in while the property was his headquarters, along with various framed historical documents. Also included will be many pieces of equipment including a golf cart, tractor and mowers. Sale includes 4 separate parcels. Separate parcels available for purchase. Call for more details.

Additional Information

Area
Whitpain Twp (10666)
Subdivision
None Available
Taxes
$18974
Stories
3
Interior Features
Elevator, Kitchen - Eat-In
School District
Wissahickon
High School
Wissahickon Senior
Flooring
Wood
Pool Description
In Ground
View
Golf Course
Heating
Steam
Heating Fuel
Oil, Other
Cooling
None
Roof
Wood
Water
Well
Sewer
On Site Septic

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Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell.