Price
$ 1,600,000

725 DARLINGTON RD, Media, PA 19063  
  • 10 beds
  • 8.5 baths
  • 10,650 sqft

725 DARLINGTON RD, Media, PA 19063  

A Home with History? Originally built as a summer home 12 miles from Philadelphia, this 1856 Federal field stone Mansion House was designed in grand style, with 12-foot ceilings on the first floor and 10-foot ceilings on the second and third floors. Valley Forge marble and antique Delft tiles line fireplace surrounds, a stately Palladium window overlooks the main stairs and custom woodwork displays the height of period craftsmanship. The Mansion House features architectural detail, loving restoration and gracious design of exquisite English-country style d~cor. A few highlights; 10-bedroom, eight bathroom home, elegant formal living room?flanked by French doors on three sides, accented by a plaster frieze, punch and gouge molding, and built-in mahogany Colonial bookcases (with 13 panes)?is intimate enough for conversation and grand enough for a piano and two chandeliers. The former dining room, with original floors and a massive carved mantle, now serves as the billiards room attracting all ages, while the large, sunny, garden-view solarium beckons those seeking quiet time. The spacious dining room boasts room for a table seating 12, plus a window nook for more. The adjacent modern kitchen is any chef's dream, with modern appliances, three ovens, miles of counters and a large butler's pantry. There is a separate laundry room with large folding table?the scale throughout is spacious. Back stairs lead to a private 650-foot apartment within the mansion. Bedrooms of all sizes?many with fireplaces, sitting areas and private bath. A full attic and basement for additional storage space. Square footage of Main House is 8250. The beautifully landscaped 6.6-acre property boasts specimen oak, hickory, cypress, magnolia and copper beech trees, plus mature rose gardens, koi pond and life-sized chess set. In addition to the main house, there are two cottages, (both with living room, dining room, kitchen and two bedrooms, Each cottage is approx. 1200 square feet), four-bay gara

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
6671366
Bedrooms
10
Bathrooms
8.5
House Size
10,650
Lot Size
6.60 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1857
County
Delaware
Full Bath
8
Half Bath
1
Subdivision
None Available
Floors
2.5-Story
Garage
4.0
County School District
Garnet Valley
School District 2
GARNET VALLEY
School District 3
GARNET VALLEY HIGH
Zoning
R
Taxes
21694.0
TaxYear
2017
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