After being featured on the wildly popular Instagram account Cheap Old Houses, the historic Greylock Mansion in Chestnut Hill quickly turned into a hot real estate opportunity, writes Kristin Detterline for Philadelphia Style.
“The photo on Cheap Old Houses received more than 50,000 likes,” said listing agent Nigel Richards of Nigel and Company. “We had multiple calls coming in from people in California and New Orleans and professional athletes that don’t play for Philadelphia teams but want a Philly home.”
The home – which is priced at $1.9 million – is set on a beautiful 7-acre plot that borders Wissahickon Valley Park. It was built in the early 1900s and still impresses with its original features.
These include a dramatic marble staircase, eleven fireplaces, and the 13-foot ceilings on the first floor.
The property also offers excellent privacy and many customization opportunities.
“This home offers a rare opportunity for a unique buyer to own a historic mansion and install their own personal touches, like home automation or oversized closets, to the interior and still retain the original details built in the 19th century,” said Richards.
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