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Huge Italianate Manor In Historic Germantown Asks $585K

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Location: Philadelphia, Penn.
Price: $585,000
The Skinny: This 19th-century manse in the historic Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia is another example of a home that would fetch north of seven figures in Los Angeles or New York, but coming in far below that in its home town. The Italianate manor, which was first spotted by Curbed Philly, clocks in at a hefty 5,000 square feet, and has seven bedrooms and three bathrooms, yet the asking price is still relatively modest: $585K. Of course, Germantown is not Bel Air or Bronxville, but this home is well-preserved, with many of the original features still extant, as laid out, laundry-list style, by the brokerbabble: "decorative scroll work, hipped roof with wooden belvedere, arched double hung windows, a molded wood cornice with medallions, dentiled fascia board, and paired decorative brackets". There are more recent touches, as well: the kitchen has been redone, new Pella windows have been added, and the porch has been refloored in mahogany.

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