Meridian Bank House of the Week: Langhorne Farmhouse Built by President George Bush’s Ancestors

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1573 Highland Avenue, Langhorne

This history of this charming classic stone Bucks County farmhouse, at 1573 Highland Avenue in Langhorne, indicates its original constructor were 1807 ancestors of President George Bush.

The main house — there are also two other onsite dwellings included in the purchase — is surrounded by four acres that include a private, stocked pond.

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The interior has flooring made of random-width oak and pine. The living room features French doors and two propane gas fireplaces.

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The dining room also has a wood-burning stove.

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The colonial kitchen has a walk-in fireplace but plenty of modern conveniences.

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Ascend the butterfly stairs to the second floor, where the master bedroom suite has its own fireplace and bathrooom. This level also has a bright sitting room with floor-to-ceiling windows.

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A cute and cozy second bedroom is nearby.

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Another flight up butterfly stairs leads to the third-floor loft space. Its cathedral ceiling and wooden beams are flexible enough to be finished in a variety of ways or kept as storage.

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The separate, two-story rental unit or in-law suite is close enough to the main house be convenient but far away enough to ensure privacy.

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This unit — one of two on the property — has been designed to maximize its square footage. It has one bedroom and one full bath of its own.

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The surrounding ground is bucolic and serene.

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This George Bush ancestral home at 1573 Highland Avenue, Langhorne, is listed at $1,150,000.

More information on it is available at Realtor.com.

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