525 Lewis Ln

Estimated Monthly Payment: $34,860/mo 525 Lewis Ln, Ambler, PA 19002 MLS# PAMC630740 Residential Listing Status: ACTIVE
7
4
5,829 sqft
6
3
0
0

REMARKS:

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including the bed that George Washington slept in while the property was his headquarters, along with various framed historical documents as follows: Richard Whitpaine (for whom Whitpain township is named) was the recipient of a Penn land grant for the property, and his will, signed by William Penn is included, as well as the indenture of Whitpaine's widow who sold the property to Abraham Daws, who then built the house. Also included will be many pieces of equipment including a golf cart, tractor and mowers. Sale includes 4 separate parcels. Separate parcels may be ava

OVERVIEW:

ilable for purchase. Call for more details.
Residential
Detached
ACTIVE
BRIGHT
Ambler
Colonial
1736
21.76
5829
330620
Wood, Shake
Above Grade
3
Gravel Driveway, Paved Driveway
Steam
Oil, Other
Window Unit(s)
Well
On Site Septic

FEATURES:

Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding(s)
Elevator, Kitchen - Eat-In
In Ground
Stone
Golf Course
Hardwood

ROOM INFO:

7
4
Full, Unfinished
Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Bedroom 6

SCHOOLS:

Wissahickon Senior
WISSAHICKON

FINANCIAL:

6850000
43480
43480

NEIGHBORHOOD & SCHOOL INFORMATION:

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