Sold 6/15/2016
  • 4
  • 1
    partial bath
Single Family Home

Architecturally elegant & historically significant, the cir.1760 Colonel John Hannum III Farmhouse awaits its new owners! "Tulip Hill Farm" is perched on a hillside above Rt. 322 in East Bradford Twp near downtown West Chester. This Nationally Registered residence, constructed of fieldstone, is a signature example of the symmetrical Colonial Georgian style w flushed chimneys, a gable roof, 1st floor 12/12 windows, exquisite recessed front door w fan & sidelights. Attached is a rear wing banked addition & 1-car garage. There is also a detached 2 car garage. This was the home of Colonel John Hannum III (1742 ? 1799). Hannum was Commander of the 1st PA Battalion, on the PA House of Representatives, helped move the Chester County seat from Chester to Turks Head (West Chester), & a delegate to the PA Convention to ratify the Constitution. The interior is stunning w a gracious Center Hall Floorplan, generous room sizes & ceiling heights, handsome hardwood flooring (some original), deep sills w hand-blown glass panes, 5 fps & rich architectural features! The side banked addition, accessed via fenced yard, has a bricked floor Bfast Room w beamed ceiling & "wine cellar," tandem sliding doors, & access to brick patio. Kitchen offers a convenient layout, cherry cabinetry, Oak flooring, exposed stone wall & spiral stairs to 2nd Level. DR is a Historical Showcase w a large fp w/beehive oven, beamed ceiling & built-in cabinet designed by Marshall Brinton. Central Hall is grand w doors to LR & FR; each w fps, built-ins, ample windows & paneled division which can be opened to join spaces. Half bath built under the graceful staircase. 2nd Level Landing is classically defined w access to 3 BRs: 1 w a Valley Forge marble fp, walk-in closet & full Bath w exposed stone wall; 1 w fp, MBR w built-ins & Full Bath which also opens to the hallway. A hall leads to bonus room, another BR, spiral stairs to Kitchen & up to walk-up Attic. Bment offers several spaces w utilities, storage, & possible entertainment/projects areas. This property has been lovingly cared for & maintained by its long time owners. Recent upgrades include: new septic, new boiler & more. This is a rare chance to own a piece of Local & National history! A chance to enjoy an architectural gem while still maintaining the scale commonly found in more recent homes. Convenient to major routes, shopping, civic amenities of downtown West Chester & all the beauties that Chester County has to offer!

Property Details
  • West Chester
    school district
  • Colonial,Farm House
  • $6,528.00
  • 6740413
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in living room
Hot water heat
Oil heat
Breakfast room
Cable television available
Wood floors
Kitchen island
Security system
Full basement
School district: West Chester
Three car garage
Attached parking
Detached parking
Off street parking
Stone exterior
Lot acreage is: 3.5
Lot dimension is: 0X0
Irregular lot
Subdivision: 0000000000000000000
Lot zoned: R2
Well water
Septic system
Property style: Colonial,Farm House
Tax year: 2016
Family room is 15 x13
Family Room Level: Main
Master bedroom is 18 x14
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 16 x15
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 15 x14
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 14 x13
Bedroom 4 Level: Upper 1
Dining Room is 15 x14
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 18 x15
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 16 x15
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on upper floor: 2
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
East Bradford El School Elementary School / Public 6 0.97 mi.
E N Peirce Middle School Middle School / Public 7 2.81 mi.
West Chester Henderson High School High School / Public 9 3.2 mi.
Hillsdale El School * Elementary School / Public 7 2.42 mi.
Old Paths Baptist Academy * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 1.43 mi.
Old Paths Baptist Academy * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 1.43 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
898 FRANK RD 0 mi. 6/15/2016 $553,000
882 FRANK RD 0.34 mi. 8/29/2017 $500,000
878 FRANK RD 0.37 mi. 7/14/2016 $525,000
817 SHADOW FARM RD 0.84 mi. 8/17/2016 $529,000
814 SHADOW FARM RD 0.84 mi. 6/30/2016 $652,500
797 THREE FOX LN 0.93 mi. 10/20/2017 $559,900
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898 FRANK Road, WEST CHESTER, PA 19380 is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath single family home was sold for $553,000.
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