Tudor Estate in Rose Valley with Pond and Waterfall

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This Rose Valley estate has the best of both worlds: the charm of Tudor architecture and the modern advantages of luxe finishes and property in the Wallingford Swarthmore School District.

Exposed beams flow throughout the first floor and lead to floor-to-ceiling windows in the family room, which includes a fireplace and wet bar. The gourmet kitchen is adjacent to a formal living room and dining room. The first floor also includes the master suite with its own bath, as well as a laundry room and a second bathroom. Upstairs are three additional bedrooms (one with an en-suite bath) and another full bathroom. Read more »

Historic Arts & Crafts Utopia With Unbelievable Back Story

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It’s rare to buy a property and know much about the original owners. Rarer still: to know the original owner was William Penn. The land on which the Schoenhaus estate lies – historic in its own right now – was originally owned by none other than the OG Quaker himself. A brief chronology of the acreage reveals that after it was granted by Penn to the Vernon brothers, another Quaker bought it. Upon that man’s death, the land was purchased by William Lightfoot Price to establish a “utopian Arts and Crafts community.”

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