Sotheby's International Realty - Nottingham, PA

Live Inspired! Green Bank Farm is historic, modern and fresh; a property of nostalgic Beauty, filling the eye and senses with magic and tranquility. 2 separate residences on 36.7 acres. Low Lancaster County taxes, Clean & Green and Lancaster Farmland Preservation Trust. Approximately acreage of all tracts yields 7 wooded, 20 well-drained tillage, and 10+ in pastures and buildings. Organic farming potential. Circa early 18th century, a simple homestead was carved from the woodlands of southern Chester County. The homestead became a farm, complete with 2-BR carriage house, bank barn and livestock house; the county became Lancaster and the families, feeling its magic and solitude, eventually established Green Bank Farm. The Main Residence offers 6000+ finished sqft. Ensuite first floor Master Bedroom, 4-5 Bedrooms. Thick stone walls, random width boards, kitchen fireplace with beehive kiln to bake luscious breads of homegrown crushed wheat served the families well. Center hall, transom lites, original paneling, random width floors, thick window sills, 9 over 6 windows, original brick floor, 5 bay Federal design, black strap latches, cross & bible doors, wainscoting, and chair rail echo colonial Federal period. As the farm continued its splendid evolution into a gentle farm preserving more historic touches, such as 8 fireplaces, stone walls, functioning pay drawers and the old kitchen, modern amenities were added. Heated 2 car garage, Re-imagined new Kitchen, Granite counter tops, SS appliances, acoustic music room, security gate, numerous touches of nature-inspired art, enhance the charm seen today. Covered porch, spacious patio and generous deck provide outdoor entertainment space with scents of nature perfuming the air, as fireflies dance in the moonlight. The second residence is a 2 Bedroom, exposed beam Carriage house offering open floor plan showcasing Living Room, Kitchen, Dining areas, hearth-style Fireplace, ample closets, full bathroom, Sunroom with pastoral view, and private patio. Walk the homestead grounds amidst buildings like the converted bank barn with 2 garage spaces and horse bays inside and out, the livestock house now garage space. An outdoor riding ring; a run-in shed, 3 pastures can feed and auto water pets, livestock and horses, fields can be planted, geothermal heating and cooling make the farm truly comfortable. 20KW generator backups up the farm's power sources. Woodlands can provide hiking and riding trails with Reynolds Run gentling gurgling by. Nearby large cities, major highways, ball fields, golf courses, hunting and fishing round out the modern living experience.