Lower Merion Okie Farmhouse Gets a Price Cut
Known for his precise hand at recreating and restoring historical buildings, architect R. Brognard Okie was commissioned to refurbish the Betsy Ross House in 1937. Three years later, the Colonial-Revivalist directed the design of this Penn Valley farmhouse on a little over two acres of land.
Singular features include iron hinges, wide-planked floors, and three “extraordinary” fireplaces. One room has a mural depicting sailing ships and rolling hills.
The living and dining rooms are connected by a covered porch, which the listing notes would make for easy entertaining. A second entrance to one of the five bedrooms allows for a private home office. A full bathroom and dressing room can be found in the master bedroom.
Last week the home’s price was reduced from $1.49 million to $1.45 million.
See the home for yourself during an open house Sunday, January 19, between 2pm-4pm.
THE FINE PRINT
Square feet: 5,494
Price: $1.45 million
Listing: 825 Chauncey Road, Penn Valley, PA, 19072 [Fox & Roach Realtors]