949 S NEW ST, WEST CHESTER, PA
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7 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 5214 SQUARE FEET
Built with local serpentine stone, the Oliver Strode Manor home dates back to 1849. The gorgeous mahogany wrap-around covered porch welcomes you to this piece of Chester County history. Situated on 1.85 lush acres, the property includes the marvelous 5 BR, 3.1 BA main house with a completely restored addition, newer kitchen, gas heaters, and zoned central air conditioning. The roofs have been replaced, the hardwood floors refinished, and updated electrical and plumbing bring this historical home into the 21st century! With the charm of yesteryear and exquisite architectural details throughout, highlights include a grand Center Hall, gleaming refinished chestnut and yellow pine hardwoods, formal Parlor with access to the porch, large Living Room with 2 fireplaces, formal Dining Room with crown molding, wainscoting, chair rail, built-ins and access to the porch, custom solid cherry Kitchen with granite counters, wet bar/butler’s pantry, rear stairs and fireplace. A spacious refurbished addition complete with a 2nd Kitchen, exposed beams, and open stairs to a loft Bedroom, and full Bath is perfect for an In-Law Suite/Au Pair or teenage retreat. The second and third levels provide 4 Bedrooms, two featuring beautiful fireplaces. Wainscoting if found throughout most rooms. Two Full Baths have been upgraded and offer custom vanities. There are additional rooms that can easily be used as bedrooms or nursery, library, office, exercise room or whatever you need as well as an enclosed patio with privacy fence! There is a full basement with a workshop. Close to major highways, shopping, restaurants, schools, parks and recreation, this stately manor has with stood time with grace and elegance!