Four Chimneys Farm: An Historic Equine Property The Residence: Constructed with recycled 18th century stone and beams from the former Farm and modeled as a French hunting lodge, this remarkable estate is located in the Brandywine Valley and spans 50 stunning acres.Enter this 4,825 sq ft. home and be welcomed into a step down great room with its massive fireplace, stone interior walls and spectacular 30 foot beamed ceiling. Dual spiral staircases lead to a second floor balcony, that connect two private guest wings with three bedrooms/two full marble floored baths-- all modernized with a contemporary look and lifestyle. Each bedroom commands unparalleled views of the surrounding countryside.Downstairs off the great room is a modern kitchen with Viking Range, Sub Zero refrigerator, two dishwashers and two sinks. The kitchen also contains a mud room/sitting area and an intimate breakfast bar. A second stunning stone fireplace adorns a spacious dining room with a vaulted ceiling and views of both the motor court and an arbored park-like garden. A wood paneled library offers a third fireplace and boasts a wet bar with views of one of the 9 horse pastures with automatic water. The first floor master suite charms with its own fireplace, expansive views of the swimming pool, terrace and an overlook of the fields of grazing horses. The master bath has been totally renovated with a soaking tub, a sizable glass shower and modern fixtures. The lower level provides ever-practical office space, a wine cellar and a half bath. Finally, there is an oversized three car garage. The Property: Comprising the breadth of 9 fields, the estate boasts an outdoor sand dressage ring and a competition-quality "70 by 200" indoor arena, including 7 turn out sheds, a 13 stall barn, a finished tack room with washer/dryer, a heated wash stall and an attached in-law/groom's apartment. A large tractor/hay shed and tool building completes this turnkey perfect equine center for competitive training, fox hunting or pleasure riding.The History: Nero, a famous champion pacer of the late 70's, knew Four Chimneys Farm as his legendary home. Having won more competitions in the U.S. than any other pacer or trotter in history, Nero set records that stand to this day, his winnings enabling his owner to build this dream equine property.A unique opportunity to continue a legend--in your own legendary estate-- it's not a house it's a life style--Four Chimneys Farm.
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Preferred-West Chester.