Welcome to historic Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. This outstanding Georgian Revival home is among the finest examples in the area and is a must-see property. The lot upon which the house is constructed was originally owned by the founder of the town, William Smith, Jr. and is built on the foundation of the old McAfee Hotel. Over 4000 square feet of luxury awaits the next owner. The gardens and picket fence enclosing the property will remind you of Williamsburg, Virginia. The landscaping is incredible, having been meticulously maintained by the owners. Want a smokehouse? This property has the original smokehouse that served the McAfee Hotel in the 1800's, and now is the perfect garden shed. The adjoining Koi pond is home for a spectacular collection of Koi and flowering aquatic plants, which convey with the property. The outside stone stairs leading up to the dinning room and brick walkways add a distinctive touch to the outside.
As you enter the home, you will walk upon herringbone wood floors made from both red oak and chestnut. Three distinctive fireplaces and custom framing and trim throughout add warmth of character and appeal. Make sure you notice the imported Italian marble fireplace in the dinning room, it's amazing. At 31 feet in length, the oversized living room was designed for formal entertaining and has oversized crown molding, custom woodwork, and a fireplace with plenty of natural light streaming through the large windows.The library is warm and inviting, and large enough to relax in. It also has a fireplace and original floor-to-ceiling chestnut paneling on the walls. Plenty of natural light flows through the house with 13 sets of French doors. The kitchen has marble counter tops and an original built-in floor-to-ceiling chestnut pantry. The Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances in the kitchen add a touch of sophistication and convey as well. The formal dinning room is spectacular. The original built-in china cupboard, built-in curtain tie-backs, fireplace and large Palladian windows all add to the wonderous feel of the room. This lovely home has 4 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The solarium on the second floor is amazing. Two of the bedrooms have french doors opening onto a roof top balcony. Schedule your showing today. This home must be seen to be truly appreciated.
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