1525 Hollow Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 $3,750,000

Beds/Baths: 5/5
Interior Sq. Ft: 5,216
Acreage: 60
Age:223 years
Farmhouse/National Folk
MLS#: PACT2040800
Subdivision: None Available


Welcome to the village of Birchrunville's hidden gem, a stunningly restored 1800's stone farmhouse situated in desirable Chester Springs on 60 picturesque acres of pastures, streams, and forests. As you drive in, you'll pass the newly renovated guest house and home office and begin to immerse yourself in the magic and tranquility of this stunning property. Enter into the spacious foyer featuring beautifully restored hardwood floors and a winding staircase. To the left, you'll find the expansive great room, complete with a wood-burning fireplace, patio windows, and doors, providing unobstructed views of the surrounding property from all sides. Custom ceiling fans ensure a comfortable temperature . The great room opens to a stone patio, making it the perfect spot to entertain and extend your living space to the great outdoors.Down the foyer, you'll find the family room and gourmet kitchen, where new awning-style insulated windows allow you to take full advantage of the property's natural beauty. A custom butcher block countertop and bar top on the island add warmth and charm to the space. A Viking 6 burner double oven gas stove with griddle is the star of the kitchen, along with custom stainless cabinets that evoke the feeling of a professional chef's kitchen. The walk-in butler's pantry and additional refrigerator and auxiliary kitchen make for excellent staging and prep areas when entertaining family and friends. After a day working in the barn or greenhouse areas, hang up your coat and take off your boots in the mudroom located on this side of the house. A second large open dining/living area is located here, along with a first-level bedroom and full bath featuring a walk-in shower. Use the second stairway to ascend to the second floor, where you'll find two bedrooms, a full bath, and a spacious walk-in closet/storage room. The top of the second floor currently serves as an office but could easily double as a cozy reading nook or lounge.The primary suite on the second floor provides the perfect retreat to get away from it all, boasting not one, but two bathrooms so you and your partner can each have your own space. One features a magnificent claw-foot tub and separate vanity, while the other offers a stunning glass block walk-in shower, separate vanity, and its own washer and dryer. With a charming wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, and views on three sides of the property, you'll never want to leave! Through the doors, a private balcony with a spiral staircase awaits, offering an ideal spot to enjoy your morning coffee, take in the fresh air, or admire the stars in the evening before retiring for the night.The third level houses the 5th bedroom, with its own private bath and a large cedar closet for storage of off-season items. On the property, you'll also find the home office/guest house, full of natural character, featuring original beams and stone walls. It has a full bath and kitchen, complete with refrigerator drawers, and a fenced-in yard with a stone patio, offering you or your guests a private oasis to escape to. The original grist mill on the property still stands, with the top flagstone patio area boasting an outdoor fireplace and lighting. The bottom of the mill has been converted to a working jewelry studio with new windows, a wood stove, and electrical service, offering an amazing and original workshop or art area to spark your creativity. The main stable has undergone significant improvements, boasting a new metal roof and additional electric. A smaller barn has three large stalls and separate electrical service. On the property, Birch Run Creek flows peacefully, featuring cozy and private swimming holes plus its your own fishing stream. The fields are organic and span 11 acres of south-facing tillable land with irrigation systems, Birchrunville's Gem is a meticulously restored 1800s stone farmhouse that provides an idyllic lifestyle with the perfect blend of modern amenities and old time charm.

Taxes: $10,207
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Owen J Roberts
Mid. School: Owen J RobertsHigh School: Owen J Roberts


Forced Air Heating, Electric, Oil, Propane - Owned, Programmable Thermostat, Multi Units, Ductless/Mini-Split, Electric, Hot Water - S/W Changeover, Private Water, Well Water, On Site Septic, 200+ Amp Service, Basement Laundry, Upper Floor Laundry, Under Ground Utilities


2nd Kitchen, Bar, Butlers Pantry, Combination Dining/Living, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Full Basement, Interior Access Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Rear Entrance Basement, Unfinished Basement, Wood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Wood Fireplace, 9'+ Ceilings, , Insulated Windows

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Stone Foundation, Metal Roof, Stone Exterior, Balcony, Patio(s), Porch(es), Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Gutter System

Level Lot, Not In Development Lot, Open Lot, Sloping Lot, Trees/Wooded, Partly Wooded Lot, Private Lot, Fishing Available, Creek/Stream, Creek/Stream View, Pasture View, Trees/Woods View, Electric Fence, Split Rail Fence, Vinyl Fence, Wire Fence, Wood Fence, Soil Study Avail

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Public Elementary (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
East Vincent Elementary School Owen J Roberts School District K–6 Spring City 2.69 mi
West Vincent Elementary School Owen J Roberts School District K–6 Chester Springs 3.31 mi
French Creek Elementary School Owen J Roberts School District K–6 Pottstown 3.38 mi
Pickering Valley Elementary School Downingtown Area School District K–5 Chester Springs 4.72 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Owen J Roberts Middle School Owen J Roberts School District 7–8 Pottstown 2.94 mi

Public High (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Owen J Roberts High School Owen J Roberts School District 9–12 Pottstown 2.99 mi

Private (6 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
St Matthews Preschool & Kindergarten Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Preschool–K Chester Springs 2.75 mi
Montgomery School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Chester Springs 3.14 mi
Camphill Special Schools Nonsectarian K–12 Glenmoore 3.81 mi
Charlestown Playhouse Nonsectarian Preschool–K Phoenixville 4.79 mi
Grace Assembly Learning Center Assembly of God Preschool–K Spring City 4.82 mi
Windsor Christian Academy Baptist K–8 Uwchland 4.95 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Chester Springs (19425), Pennsylvania.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $117,626

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 605
  • Household Size (ppl): 3.04
  • Households w/ Children: 95%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 4,965 (89.7%)
  • Rented: 437 (7.9%)
  • Vacant: 134 (2.4%)
  • Total: 5,536

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 16,445
Households: 5,402
Median Age: 40.20

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.2%
  • Some High School: 1.1%
  • High School Graduate: 7.8%
  • Some College: 10.9%
  • Associate Degree: 5.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 44.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 29.1%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $177,641

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Two Bedroom: $1,762
  • Three Bedroom: $2,082
  • Four Bedroom: $3,074

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: EXP Realty, LLC , (888) 397-7352, pa.broker@exprealty.net

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Listing data as of 9/27/2023.

1525 Hollow Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425

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