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Listings by Lisa Yakulis

Horse Property for sale.
Ashbridge Farm: An Outstanding Main Line Farm Estate

Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Ashbridge Farm offers a rare, one-of-a-kind package, available for the first time after its incredible 7-year transformation by the current owners and their carefully selected team of artisans. This historic 11.5 acre Chester County property which backs up to 55 acre Ashbridge Preserve has been meticulously planned, renovated and impeccably constructed with an unparalleled level of attention to detail. Architectural elements and materials from the original 1732 farmhouse and the 1931 Brognard Okie renovation/expansion have been incorporated throughout, while integrating high tech systems and organically inspired designs. The main residence, tavern, 3 bedroom guest barn, 1 bedroom guest house, tennis court and plans for potential horse barn, second garage and pool have been executed and illustrated unlike any other estate in the greater Philadelphia area. Features include beautiful historic stone structures, all new cedar roofs, hand plastered walls, new, historically replicated or completely refurbished windows, wide plank pine floors, interior exposed stone walls and restored fireplaces. The main home, renovated 2016-2019, offers graciously proportioned sun-filled rooms with an easy floor plan and outdoor access. Spaces include a large living room with fireplace leading to an expansive covered terrace addition with antique barn beam and paneled ceiling, cozy library/office with fireplace, powder room, dining room with original walk-in fireplace and butler’s pantry/wine bar. The fabulous gourmet kitchen has a stunning zinc counter with integrated sink and custom built reclaimed wood island seating 7, all professional chef quality stainless Wolf appliances including an 8-burner gas range and ovens, steam oven, Subzero refrigerator, refrigerator/freezer drawers, 3 dishwashers and more. The open floor plan concept includes the kitchen, breakfast room and family room areas with wood burning fireplace. The second catering kitchen has stainless counters, dishwasher, oven and Subzero refrigerator, open shelves and large built-in drawers for storage. The large mudroom and family entrance with ample storage, laundry area, powder room, original, restored antique brick floors, barn beams, paneled ceilings and fireplace completes the lower level. The second floor includes a perfectly designed master suite offering a restored Okie tower room as a private office, spacious bedroom with original exposed stone walls, his and hers closets with laundry area, separate sitting area and a custom spa bathroom done in tadelakt by Brandywine Plaster complete with soaking tub and rain shower. This level also includes a second bedroom with an en-suite bath and third and fourth bedrooms sharing a large lounge, laundry area and custom designed full bath. The large walk-in attic includes a cedar closet and original large built-in drawers for linen storage. The expansive renovated lower level houses a unique wine room within the home’s original silver safe as well as the property’s main geothermal, HVAC, home networking, state-of-the-art security equipment and other systems. Additional buildings include the entertainment tavern with wet bar, media and powder room, completed in 2019, a historic barn with separate driveway entrance, renovated to include 3 bedrooms, open living/dining area, kitchen, family room, 2 full baths and 4 car heated garage completed with all new systems, including generator, by Archer Buchanan and Griffiths Construction in 2014, and a newly completed 1 bedroom guest house also including full bath. In addition, there is a separate 3 bay tractor garage, clay tennis court, tree house and fully fenced yard with entrance gates at the two driveway entrances. Approved plans are available for landscaping by Hess Landscape Architects, hardscaping, pool and potential additional garages or horse barn. This exceptionally executed, treasured property now awaits its next lucky stewards. LOW TAXES! NO CONSERVATION EASEMENT!

Lisa Yakulis , Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

11.50 ACRES
6896 SQ FT


Horse Property for sale.
Bucks County Horse Property With Superb Design

Kintnersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

This incredible 45 acre parcel of breathtaking grounds is being listed in its entirety. It includes a stunning 6800 square foot residence that seamlessly blends an 1870's farmhouse with a sun-filled converted barn addition, heated pool, pool house and tennis court, with a state of the art equestrian facility featuring a jaw dropping large indoor arena with GGT Footing (80 ft. by 140 ft.) 12 horse stalls, a full wall of dressage mirrors, viewing room, luxurious tack room, kitchen and bath facilities, an outdoor dressage arena with GGT Footing, (20 meters by 60 meters), charming bank barn, miles of riding trails, fences pastures and suitable jumping fields. Look no further. The artistically designed residence and was meticulously crafted and features a wonderful open floor plan with architecturally dramatic spaces, thoughtful restorations, soaring ceilings, exposed beams and large windows that capture the endless views. The main living and entertaining spaces offer a stunning two story great room, dining room, timeless Poggenpohl chef's kitchen, Ligne Roset light fixtures, reclaimed wide plank barn floor board walls, concrete floors with radiant heat throughout, restored 1870's "bar" / greeting room and massive sliding barn door leading to the spacious first floor master bedroom suite with sun-filled picture windows, luxurious dressing room and spa quality bath. A beautifully designed soaring open staircase leads to the second level, with an art studio and office which overlook to the first floor below and out to the breathtaking, long-distance views of the farm's vast countryside. There is also an approved legal easement from scenic Stony Garden Road. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be this estate's next stewards!

Lisa Yakulis , Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

45.00 ACRES
6800 SQ FT
Horse Property for sale.
Tunnel Farm: A Complete Equestrian Estate

Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Look no further. This incredible, turn- key, equestrian treasure offers the ultimate lifestyle for the most discerning buyers with its peaceful setting, on- site state of the art residential and recreation facilities, low taxes, and renowned public and private schools. Tunnel Farm is being offered for the first time after its 2015 completion of an extraordinary 3-year renovation, expansion and restoration by architects Archer & Buchanan and Cassella Builders. This breathtaking, private 24-acre property features endless views of its beautiful pond, arboretum, organic vegetable garden and orchard. Rounding out the lifestyle afforded by this gorgeous enclave is an equestrian's dream riding facility including a world-class, custom-built 200'x86' indoor riding arena, numerous walking and riding trails leading to the adjoining permanently preserved 375+ acres surrounded by the Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Grounds include a spa tucked next to a quaint spring house, lit tennis court with ultra-mat cushioning system, a guest cottage and additional caretaker's home. The main farmhouse residence dates from 1742 and boasts new, exquisite appointments and amenities. Custom bar with zinc countertops, wine refrigerators and gourmet kitchen by Blue Bell Kitchens. Adding to the rustic elegance are original stone walls and ceiling barn beams, stunning granite backsplash and countertops, built-in Thermador appliances, Miele coffee maker and appliance lift. The breakfast area leads to a barbeque, deck and stone patio overlooking a charming bridge. His and her office/dens, with restored original fireplaces, stone floor, wood beams and antique fireplace mantel. Original deep window wells complete the hallways and dining room. The second-floor master suite includes a walkout deck, built-in his/her walk-in closets, stunning bathroom with floating cabinetry, granite countertops and shower, mosaic marble floor, Juliska light fixtures, soaking jacuzzi bathtub, Toto sensor toilet and Sunlighten far-infrared sauna. Switchable Smart Glass technology changes the views into complete privacy at the touch of a button. Three other beautifully appointed bedroom suites, each with full bathrooms. Access floors by the winding staircase or elevator. Full finished basement with powder room and extra storage areas. Entire house controlled by a state-of-the-art, smart home system. The indoor riding arena contains 24 electrically operated oversized glass doors, Attwood Equestrian dust-free footing, 4' angled rider guard with mirrors, 2 horse wash stall with hot and cold water, heated and air-conditioned tack/viewing room with kitchen and bathroom. Renovated 200-year-old bank barn with 6 large stalls with mats, automatic waterers, temperature-controlled feed room and powder room. Expansive hayloft, feed storage and space for large equipment. Charming studio offering a kitchenette, washer/dryer and working areas. Additional features of this stunning compound are 2 side by side shed rows with ten 10'x10' stalls with mats and 2 tack rooms. Four expansive turnout paddocks with two 20'x12' run-in sheds, two 18' wide tracks with gates surrounding all 4 paddocks, honeycomb playground with one 150' round pen and four 50' internal pens, 1 sacrifice area with large run-in shed, manger and 2 extra paddocks. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy the finest, private lifestyle available in a completely serene setting, while being close to major commuting routes, country clubs, private airport, King of Prussia Mall, 45 minutes to Philadelphia and 90 minutes to New York City.

Lisa Yakulis , Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

24.00 ACRES
6920 SQ FT

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