500 N Shady Retreat Road

Doylestown, PA
$ 995,000 Beds 4 Baths 3.5 Sq 4,628
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Another timeless masterpiece by The Calhoun Co., Inc. Opportunity of a lifetime awaits as this beautifully restored farmhouse dating back to 1800 is waiting for its next forever family! The house abounds with character and charm as you walk through and witness 220+ years of history. There is plenty of space to spread your roots with 1.5 acres of land, fully restored in ground pool and equipment, and 4,628 square feet of house! Original hardwood floors remain and have been refinished. All bathrooms have been completely overhauled to provide all the modern amenities while retaining their old world charm. The main bedroom has been remodeled to provide ample space along with dual walk-in closets and brand new bathroom complete with custom shower, marble countertops and make-up area. The laundry has also been moved to the second floor in a convenient laundry room. No expense was spared in the kitchen with beautiful custom kitchen cabinets, new quartzite countertops, wolf gas range, and top of the line appliances all while still retaining its historical charm. The kitchen is finished off with a beautiful old time walk in fireplace. The third floor holds two additional rooms that can be used for ample storage, home learning, or extra office space. The exterior of the home has wonderful side and front porches to sit and watch life go by. There is also a workshop / shed building attached to the house, a detached one car garage, and pool / out building. The a/c systems have been completely replaced with 4 zones, 2 downstairs, 2 upstairs. The heating system has also been completely replaced with new forced air propane fired heater, also 4 zones, 2 upstairs, 2 downstairs. Per Bucks County Dept. Of Health records, the septic system in place had permitted upgrades done in 1988 by a reputable contractor. There is also public sewer available in the street. A 1000 gallon propane tank was buried in the front yard and leased from green propane for $1.49 / gallon. The electrical and plumbing systems have also been totally overhauled! Come take a look today!

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 995,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1.55 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,628
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1800
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Doylestown
  • Taxes
  • $ 8563
  • County
  • Style
  • Craftsman,Colonial,Farmhouse/National Folk,Federal
  • Area
  • Doylestown Twp
  • MLS#
  • PABU527364
  • Zip
  • 18901
Listing Provided by: Weichert Realtors
Data Source: Bright MLS



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Dishwasher, Energy Efficient Appliances, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Single, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Six Burner Stove, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
Architectural Style Craftsman, Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk, Federal
Association Y/N No
Basement Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Stucco, Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
County BUCKS
Days on Market 10
Elementary School DOYLE
Exclusions buried propane tank is being leased from green propane with a fill price of $1.49 / gallon
Facing Direction East
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School District CENTRAL BUCKS
Historic Y/N No
Levels 3
MLS Area Doylestown Twp (10109)
Middle/Junior High School LENAPE
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Features In Ground, Fenced, Filtered
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 215.0
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Architectural Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Tax Annual Amount 8563.0
Tax Lot 040
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Propane, Sewer Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4628
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Features Non-Functioning
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Propane - Leased
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water 60+ Gallon Tank, Propane
Laundry Type Hookup, Upper Floor
Living Area 4628
Room Type Laundry, Office
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 6

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 1
Fencing Decorative, Panel, Split Rail, Privacy, Wood
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry
Horse Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 215.00 x 315.00
Lot Size Acres 1.55
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 67725.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 7
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Private
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Laundry Upper 1
Office Upper 2


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Bowie, MD office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Doyle Elementary School
Middle School Lenape Middle School
High School Central Bucks High School West

Price History

6/4/2021 Listed $995,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 18901

AVG $790K
AVG $7,228
AVG 69
Year Built
AVG 1945


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500 N Shady Retreat Road Doylestown, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $995000 with 4628 sqft and a lot size of 1.55 Acres Acre(s). 500 N Shady Retreat Road Doylestown has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1800. The property's zip code is 18901 which is in Doylestown, PA

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