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Property Details: The Brooke Mansion     


Property Details: The Brooke Mansion
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Property Information
The Brooke Mansion
301 Washington Street
Birdsboro, PA
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Price: $1,990,000
Bedrooms: 10+
Bathrooms: 7+
Square Feet: 14,000
Lot Description/Acreage:
Three Acres
Year Built:
1887
Architect/Builder:
Frank Furness
Architectural Style:
Victorian
(c.1860-1900)
 
Contact Information
Name: Marci or Peter
Agency: Owner
Phone: 717-399-3888
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Property History

Constructed in 1887 as a wedding present for his wife by industrialist Edward Brooke. Well preserved, 95% original...a true architectural gem! The Brooke Mansion is attributed to the renowned architect Frank Furness.

An affordable "Downtown Abby" nestled on 3 acres in a residential neighborhood in a small town suburb of Philadelphia/Valley forge PA.


 
Property Description

One of America's most revered mansions. Seen in Architectural Digest's Editors Select: Estates Around the World and featured in Jane Forester's book as one of the 21 most noted homes in the world. This historical architecture of the Brooke Mansion features 14,000 sq ft, 42 rooms, 16 bedrooms, 8 baths, 10 custom European fireplaces and a circular rosewood library. Chair rail, wayne's coating, picture rail, cornices , 110 foot wrap around porch, Call boxes.,  oak ceiling & wall paneling , Walk In  Original Safe! Wrought iron,  stained glass windows, soaking tubs, claw foot tubs. French doors, pocket doors, double pocket doors, various  original lighting fixtures, original hand forged brass & nickel door knobs & fixtures & keys, Window seats ,  Victorian marble & brass air vents. Wood abounds: such as Quarter Sewn Oak, African Mahogany, Pecan & Walnut. This home is truly a one of a kind Masterpiece!


 
Additional Notes

Nestled between Lancaster (PA) Amish, Dutch Country, Adamstown, Reading, Valley Forge and Kutztown, Brooke Mansion is minutes from antiques, flea markets, back roads, farmland and quiet country hospitality.

While you hunt for antiques, live in & own one!!


Last Updated: July 20, 2014
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