This stunning French Provincial estate called "Roaring Dam" rests on 18+ acres along the Yellow Breeches Creek near Messiah College. Attention to detail is evident the moment you walk into this exquisitely designed home through the two story circular foyer. The arched doorways, high ceilings, heated limestone flooring from France combined with original hardwood flooring, five fireplaces, and custom painted walls add warmth and luxury to this stately home. The gourmet kitchen was a winner of HGTV's 10 Most Amazing Kitchens in 2008 and is perfect for cooking intimate family dinners or hosting large dinner parties. The kitchen highlights Viking and Sub Zero appliances with multiple warming drawers, refrigerator drawers, dishwashers, an oversize built in French door refrigerator, and multiple options for informal dining. The kitchen opens to the expansive Great Room with a wood coffered ceiling, floor to ceiling built ins with gas fireplace and a full wet bar complete with ice maker, refrigerator drawers and wine cooler. The formal dining room features a lighted, trey ceiling and a mural of Roaring Dam, butlers pantry, and access to the elevator. The first floor living room showcases an oversize wood burning fireplace with gas starter and leads to the den with hard wood floors and access to the Veranda. The luxurious Master Suite dominates the second floor complete with a quiet morning room with gas fireplace and an opulently designed bathroom for two highlighting separate bathrooms, sink vanities, and walk in closets. The master bath also includes a walk in shower with seven shower heads, jetted tub with granite surround and heated limestone floors. This level also includes two bedrooms with full baths and connects to the Guest House wing through the gym that has vaulted ceilings, open rafters and overlooks the Veranda. The three bedroom, two full bath Guest House has its own private entrance but is connected so can be used for additional family bedrooms as well. This
wing of the home features original hard wood flooring and doors, a wood fireplace and opens to the Veranda and pool. The first step onto the flagstone Veranda is breathtaking! Take in the expansive views of the Yellow Breeches Creek beyond the timer controlled water fountain and relax in one of the many outdoor living spaces. The lavish gazebo is outdoor living at its finest and features a full outdoor kitchen, wood fireplace, remote controlled screens and overlooks the heated in ground pool. This estate includes a tenant house, three out buildings and extensive frontage along the Yellow Breeches Creek and provides an oasis that can be enjoyed privately or used for extensive entertaining. Shown by appointment only! More information in associated documents. Come home to Roaring Dam on the Yellow Breeches Creek!
French, Manor, Traditional
Block, Stone, Slab
Above Grade, Below Grade
Circular Driveway, Shared Driveway
Radiant, Heat Pump(s)
Oil, Propane - Owned
On Site Septic
Yellow Breeches Creek
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls, Water Fountains, Lawn Sprinkler
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