Quail Hollow is a luxurious retreat surrounded by 68 beautifully wooded acres. As you wind along the half-mile private gated driveway, you’ll pass beneath a canopy of trees alive with the songs of woodland birds. Just as you come around the last bend, a secluded residence in the woods greets you with gas lamps, soaring windows, and a log and stone exterior. This 7,800 square-foot 3-level masterpiece, built by Bosak construction is a nature-lover’s paradise. Welcome home to Quail Hollow.
Enter through the custom cedar front door adorned with custom brass fixtures. An antler chandelier hangs over the grand staircase that was hand-built from two single-tree beams that spent two whole years training into the perfect curve. The focal point of this open-floor plan is the impressive multi-level doubled sided fireplace. It greets guests as they enter, invites you upstairs for stunning views of the property, and even warms the recreation room on the lower level of the home. The spacious great room features white plaster walls with rich wood flooring, exposed beams, and accents, while a wet bar adds convenience. Fully retractable glass doors lead out to a deck overlooking the pool.
The stunning dining room with its custom-built table that will stay with the home opens to a huge chef’s kitchen. Top-of-the-line appliances like the 6-burner Dacor cooktop with commercial exhaust, Thermador double wall oven, four Viking warming drawers, and built-in Viking refrigerator and freezer make preparing meals effortless. The built-in Miele espresso/coffee machine plus hot chocolate machine allow for the fulfillment of even the slightest desire. An additional prep sink and a large walk-in Butler’s pantry, signify that the builders have truly thought of everything.
The lower level of the home has its own full-size kitchen, complete with built-in icemakers as well as an under-cabinet humidor and refrigeration. A pass-through window and door provide easy access to an outdoor grill and patio area, while the gorgeous barrel-vaulted wine cellar offers temperature-controlled storage for 1,500 bottles of your favorite vintages. The spacious recreation room is an ideal location for the perfect media space.
A closer look at Quail Hollow takes you into the private rooms of this beautiful home. The main level master suite has access to the grand entry hall, a balcony, a breezeway, and the pool. The vaulted ceiling and half-moon fireplace offer spaciousness and warmth, while the en-suite offers his and hers dressing rooms with custom organization. The spa-like master bathroom features exquisite tile work and dual vanities. Relax beneath the multi-sprayer, open-style shower or soak in the step-up jetted tub. On the upper floor, a second master suite offers additional luxuries, while two additional bedrooms offer abundant space for families or overnight guests.
For guests who prefer more privacy, a separate 1,200 square-foot guesthouse lies on the other side of an outdoor breezeway. Built with the same quality and attention to detail as the main house, it features a stone wall and three walls of glass for stunning panoramic views. The private garage has plenty of space for a car, as well as a motorcycle, ATV, and other equipment. Just outside, a series of professional kennels are perfect for housing beloved pets or hunting dogs.
Adding to the comfort of Quail Hollow is a spacious office with a built-in desk and custom cabinetry. A large open area with abundant lighting is the perfect place for intimate gatherings or craft work. Meanwhile, a formal library and den can be used as a second office. Natural light shines down through the skylights onto the rich wood desk, while the main door opens to the foyer and grand staircase.
The main garage features three oversize bays and additional storage for ATVs, snowboarding and ski gear, or hunting and fishing equipment. The entire home offers heated floors, whole house well water filtration, geothermal heating and cooling, and a Lutron lighting system for the ultimate convenience no matter what room you’re in.
Quail Hollows is a haven of luxury among the natural wilderness of Central Pennsylvania. The main home’s heated decks allow for comfort and easy snow removal, while several balconies and patios offer plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors. Sip your morning cup while watching wild turkey, deer, great horned owls, and pileated woodpeckers throughout your 68 wooded acres. The flora in the landscaped areas of the property are all species native to the area, and were selected under advisement from Pennsylvania State University in order to fit seamlessly into the natural environment.
Here, mother nature is at the ready. State game lands and university water and agricultural management lands border Quail Hollow. Trek through your forested property along established snowshoeing and hiking trails, watch the koi in the breezeway pond, or flavor your meals with cuttings from the herb garden. During the summer months, enjoy your custom designed pool with its own sun shelf and stone sculpture waterfall. Abundant stone hardscaping provides a stunning pool area as well as two sets of stairs to the upper levels of the home.
Quail Hollow is the perfect retreat for nature lovers, offering peaceful seclusion while still being close enough to three bustling cities. The property is located equidistant to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The home makes a perfect getaway from big city bustle, while private and commercial flights out of the area are available a short four minutes away at University Park Airport.
Located minutes from your luxurious cabin in the woods is the State College area, home to Pennsylvania State University, renowned for its business, law, and medical schools. According to the Wall Street Journal, Penn State is also ranked number one for training top employees by corporate recruiters. Other than the university, the area is immersed in woodlands with nearly a dozen state forest areas within easy driving distance. In summer, hiking, biking, and ATV riding are the local past times; winter brings skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.
Just a 20-minute drive away is the town center of Bellefonte. Historic buildings, boutique shopping, and delectable dining options are all close. Just over an hour away is Willamsport, home of the Little League World Series, idyllic wineries, and a thriving theater arts scene.
With some of the most historic and culturally significant cities in the nation nearby, you’ll have access to world-class arts, entertainment, and business opportunities. Baltimore is home to Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s economic hub, featuring the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the corporate headquarters of companies such as CIGNA, Comcast, Pep Boys, and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems. The Pittsburgh Steelers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the title of second-best U.S. city for intergenerational economic mobility are all great reasons to visit Quail Hollow’s nearest metropolitan area.