The Borie Estate, a home owned by one of the key architects of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, sits on three acres and boasts six bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a tennis court and more. It could all be yours for a cool $2.5 million.
The Borie Estate, a home owned Charles Louis Borie, one of the key architects of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, sits on three acres in Jenkintown. The home boasts six bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a tennis court and more. It could all be yours for a cool $2.5 million.
This residence is offered for only the fourth time in more than 200 years.
Formal gardens inspired by the Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild estate in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat France, are the pièce de résistance at this Wilson Eyre-designed English manor-style house.
The brick-and-stucco home retains period details including seven marble and stone fireplaces, exposed-beam ceilings and leaded-glass windows.
Formal dining room with fireplace.
Public rooms include a living room with two fireplaces and French doors leading to brick patios and exquisite gardens.
All-new kitchen with a large island, catering area and professional-grade appliances.
The upstairs begins with a main bedroom that includes an en-suite bathroom with a whirlpool bath overlooking the main parterre garden from a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows.
Three additional bedrooms and three additional bathrooms complete this level.
The third level includes two additional bedrooms and a bathroom.
An Olympic-sized swimming pool balances the property opposite the tennis court.
The Borie Estate is being listed by
Stephanie Biello with Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty.