Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has been fired, which means there’s probably no need for him to stick around Haddonfield, NJ, where he stays during baseball season. His off-season house, however, is in Winter Haven, Florida, a rather modest area of affordable homes–including this one that’s right next door to Manuel’s. (Or at least around the bend. They don’t do “next door” in this kind of Florida.)
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Spotlight Listing: Haddonfield home for sale A custom Tudor in the Gilt Tract of Haddonfield, this home is in pristine condition from the inside-out. The living room has built-in bookcases, a lovely fireplace, and French doors that open to a library. You’ll also find hardwood floors, crown molding and a gourmet kitchen with cathedral ceilings. [...]
It’s no surprise this 19th-century beauty went under contract so quickly: It has scads of period details, both outside and in, including pine floors, fireplaces, woodwork, built-ins, wooden doors and stained glass. Much has been modernized, including the all important kitchen, which has Thermadore appliances. The property has six bedrooms, a den, four bathrooms and a basement in the main house; there is a carriage house as well.
It was listed for $890,000 and got an offer in less than 30 days.