Windmill Hollow Manor is located in Chadds Ford, PA approximately 30 miles west of Philadelphia. The property consists of 43.27 acres of rolling hills in Wyeth country bordering the Brandywine River.
This six bedroom, six full and four half bath Cotswold-style manor was inspired by the 13th Century Buckland Manor in Gloucestershire, UK. They commenced work in 1995 to create a similar graceful stone home with steeply pitched gabled roof lines and 300-year-old slates. Reproduction Cotswold leaded glass casement windows were fabricated in England to look authentic but be dual glazed and energy efficient. English limestone, for the window and door surrounds, was...
To give the illusion of a house started in the 1600s and lovingly maintained by succeeding generations of the same family, a variety of architectural styles were employed. Elizabethan, Jacobean, Georgian and Regency details are deftly incorporated into different rooms. Antique doors, hardware, millwork and flooring co-exist with excellent reproductions to produce the effect of a 300-year-old home.
The brilliant gardens were delicately designed by Rosemary Verey, the renowned English Garden designer to replicate a proper English Garden. The grounds also include a 12-stall stable and carriage building with access to over 9 miles of trails. An in-ground pool and pool house, greenhouse and three-bay garage with second floor loft storage and built to resemble an English cottage further enhance the grounds. A property that cannot be replicated.
Property includes a three bedroom tenant house with a recently updated kitchen. There is not currently a tax ID number for this lot, so taxes do not reflect appropriate amount. Contact listing agent for more information.
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