Ultra-Modern 1878 ‘The Gatsby Barn’ Asks $8.59M in New Hope, Pennsylvania
$8,599,999 | Built 1878 | 10,000 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 10.56 Acres
2169 Aquetong Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
Meet “The Gatsby Barn” located in the region of New Hope, PA. Two highly acclaimed interior designers from New York City collaborated to create the exquisitely crafted property, showcasing their exceptional design skills. Transporting you to the nostalgic era of “The Roaring Twenties,” this magnificent barn impresses with its remarkable size, seamlessly blending the charm of yesteryear with cutting-edge smart technology amenities.
Spanning across an impressive 10,000 square feet and nestled on a sprawling 10.5-acre estate, this awe-inspiring residence commands attention with its four expansive levels, soaring vaulted ceilings, and a convenient four-story elevator rising nearly 40 feet high, it truly epitomizes grandeur and offers a remarkable experience.
Combining the elegance of Art Deco with a touch of contemporary flair to reflect style, the interior of this remarkable residence has undergone a stunning transformation. The infusion of massive steel columns, four-story steel stair tower encased with glass interior curtain walls creates a captivating structure that beautifully showcases the uniqueness of this property. The main living area offers an expansive bar, adorned with antiqued tin ceilings, smoked mirrors and custom lit glass shelving, becomes the centerpiece.
Indulge in the opulence of the two separate monitored wine rooms, boasting in seamless glass and a combined capacity of 900 bottles, with custom lighting accentuating your collection. The incredible chef’s kitchen showcases top-of-the-line features, including a custom-built La Canche range from Paris and a matching hood from RangeCraft, ensuring exceptional culinary experiences.
The Miele Combi Steam Oven offers versatility and precision in cooking. Custom cabinetry by PLATO provides both functionality and style, while the SubZero fridge and freezer offer ample storage space. The 16-foot island comfortably accommodates eight seats, making it a perfect gathering spot. In addition to its many remarkable features, the main house also boasts some extraordinary elements. The restored antique balcony railings from the Waldorf Astoria NYC Starlight Room add a touch of history and sophistication to the residence.
With six bedrooms, each featuring its own en-suite luxury bathroom, including expansive custom closets provide both privacy and opulence. The top floor of the house presents a spacious movie theater room with a bar, creating a perfect space for entertaining and enjoying cinematic experiences. Stepping outside the main residence, a luxurious sight awaits you—a modern heated pool and spa, accompanied by a Sonos sound system, imported palm trees and an outside shower for convenience.
The property doesn’t stop there—three other impressive buildings grace the grounds. The first is a remarkable 1300 square foot enclosed Event Pavilion, furnished with modern pieces that create an atmosphere of contemporary elegance. Within this space, you’ll find a 22-seat bar, a hanging fireplace imported from France, with a fully stocked Chef’s outdoor kitchen. This culinary haven boasts a range of features, including a pizza oven, Japanese Hibachi tables, and a generously-sized custom-built smoker.
Whether you’re an aspiring chef or a passionate grilling enthusiast, this outdoor kitchen is a dream come true. Alongside the Event Pavilion, you’ll discover a Hampton-inspired Guest Cottage. This cottage provides a comfortable and retreat. Lastly, the property features a spacious 1300 square foot Carriage House, with a state-of-the-art fitness center and dance studio. This modern facility is equipped with the latest exercise equipment and amenities. Together, these outdoor amenities enhance the property’s allure, providing an unparalleled setting for relaxation, entertainment, and culinary delights.