Bucks County House of the Week: Custom Brick-and-Stone Home with Scottish Castle Sensibilities in New Hope


A custom brick and stone home with five bedrooms and three full and two half bathrooms is available for sale in New Hope, writes Sandy Smith for the Philadelphia Magazine.

This handsome residence known as Smithfield Lodge brings forth images of medieval Scottish castles even has a stone turret as the main entrance.

The many highlights include a two-story foyer, a great room with a vaulted skylight ceiling, stone fireplace, and access to the rear deck, and a spacious kitchen with classic design and granite countertops.

The home is designed to accommodate both one-floor living and working for homemaking it COVID-19-era ready. It boasts a first-floor primary bedroom suite and an office space with its own entrance and a reception area.

The upper floor is home to three more bedrooms and a bath, while the finished basement offers many customization opportunities.

The basement and the deck have access to the pool and cabana. The 4.77-acre lot also has a six-car garage and offers much-coveted privacy in beautiful natural surroundings.

Read and see more of this house at 5183 Lower Mountain Road in New Hope, listed for $949,000, at the Philadelphia Magazine here.

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