Meridian Bank House of the Week: An Upper Black Eddy Gem You Won’t Spend Much Time In

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1516 River Road, Upper Black Eddy.

1516 River Road in Upper Black Eddy is a home that is so oriented to the great outdoors that it’s new owners may well find themselves not spending much time at all under its roof.

The property is just across the Delaware River from Frenchtown and Milford, N.J., where shopping, antiquing, and dining are year-round pleasures. The nearby towpath offers additional reasons to spend time in the fresh air and sun.

The home’s present owner is a renowned and published designer who has invested time, creativity, and funds into making the dwelling a cute haven.

The upscale but comfortable aesthetic is obvious at the very entry point of the house, the living room.

The kitchen, with its array of modern appliances and plentiful storage, benefits from plenty of natural light from its many windows. French doors offer views of the private backyard and the occasional deer or rabbit passing by.

Speaking of those French doors, they’re not only a design element, they’re an access point for the charming patio.

The master bedroom, accessible up a beautiful, curved stairway, has a vaulted ceiling and hardwood floors that tie it visually to the overall look of the house. This suite has its own bathroom and easy access to a second-floor laundry.

1516 River Road, Upper Black Eddy, has plenty of reasons to step outside and enjoy a host of natural and cultural assets that are nearby. But it also welcomes explorers back to its sanctuary, enveloping them with restorative family time and restful sleep to fuel future outings.

The three-bedroom home, which dates to 1890, is priced at $750,000.

The complete listing for this home-ownership opportunity is at

Additional gems in the Bucks County crown of available properties can be visited virtually in the Meridian Bank House of the Week past posts.

Ownership of the Black Eddy property featured in the House of the Week post
puts Frenchtown, N.J. in close range for visits.