This Majestic Federal Colonial offers secluded professionally maintained grounds. Mature trees, shrubs and plantings adorn this property, which is surrounded by wrought-iron fencing and gates. One of the most sought-after neighborhoods in West Chester Borough. West Chester Borough has been named in many publications as "One of the best small towns in the country". One block walk to "Marshall Square Park". Marshall Square was West Chester's first park and Town Square in the borough. Some of the amenities of the park are a play-ground, Gazebo, basketball courts, water fountain, and plantings for the botanist enthusiast, and many historical references on Marshall Park's website. Just walk a few blocks and you're in the center of town. This incredible brick built home circa 1872, has all the ambiance, charm, character and elegance one would expect and yet all the modern amenities required in today's homes. This amazing 3 story home even has a "Widows Walk". Although there is no need to view incoming ships from the Delaware, this adds to the allure of the home.
Enter through the front portico into E/H, Beautiful Wooden staircase faces you. To the left is a relaxing Lr. ( 22 x 14.6). Lg entertaining Dr. (22 x 14.6) equipped with a gas fireplace and seating for at least 12-14 people. O/e from the Dr onto the main floor Veranda ( 16.7 x 8.1) w/ ceiling-fan. Secluded area to enjoy and relax. Gorgeous kitchen ( 16.6 x 11.2) w/ Viking appliances, breakfast-bar seating for 3. Directly across is the breakfast-room ( 16.5 x 10.3). Rear staircase to the 2nd floor office is accessed from this room. Full 1st fl bathroom (11.7 x 7.3) including stall shower. Adjacent to the bathroom is the laundry-room (11.10 x 7) w/ granite topped sink and additional cabinets for storage. A Vestibule (7.3 x 7.8) separates these two rooms. Level side and rear yard leads to a 5-car detached garage, and 3 side driveway parking spaces. Total 8 parking spaces! Yes you read correct very few homeowners in the borough of West Chester have a 3 car garage let alone a 5 car garage all with electric and garage openers. For those that have dogs a separate iron fenced area for your pets and an existing doggie door that leads to a kennel into the far right. garage.
The Primary bedroom (22 x 14.6) features a dressing area, walk in closet, main bathroom (12 x 7), totally renovated 2015. Oversize dual shower heads and double vanity. O/e onto the 2nd floor Veranda, which is wonderful for your morning coffee or perhaps a relaxing drink. 2nd Br ( 22 x 14.6). The office ( 12 x 10.2) by the rear staircase can easily be made a 4th bathroom as the plumbing from the Primary bathroom is next door.
3rd floor offers potentially 4 bedrooms according to the needs of the new owner. 3rd Br. ( 14.6 x 9). 4th Br. (14.6 x 12.3) 5th Br. (17.2 x 13.5) features a full bath-room, walk-in closet The current pool-room ( 22 x 14.7) Can be converted into a 6th bedroom and potential En-suite if one desires. And to finish off the upper floors the "Widows Walk". offering a tremendous view of the Borough.
The basement has an abundance of storage. Separate rooms for all the mechanicals. This home is equipped with both Gas Steam heat and Electric-heat-pump heating an A/C. This magnificent home has been lovingly cared for the last 18 years and the quality and attention to detail is unsurpassed. There are very few homes of this magnitude that ever reach the open market. This is that one rare opportunity to own a truly unique, and historical home from the 1800's. FYI for this coming school year Greystone Elem not Fernhill for this home.