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Pennsylvania’s Most Expensive Listing Hit Market in 2020
February 8, 2021

Pennsylvania’s Most Expensive Listing Hit Market in 2020

by The CE Shop Team

Take a Step Inside Rock Hill Farm

In the midst of a pandemic that has swept the globe and halted both the state and nation’s economy, the one silver lining is real estate. To showcase just how hot the real estate market is, a record-breaking listing hit the market just outside of Philadelphia, costing $38,250,000. For those who can’t afford that meaty price tag, the listing can also be split up into two more affordable parcels: one costing $20,000,000, and the other a mere $17,700,000.

Rock Hill Farm at a Glance

This historic Pennsylvania home is called Rock Hill Farm. The property was named by its original owner, Benjamin Cox, a founding Quaker who had the home built in 1900. This Colonial estate also sports a single-family home on the east side of the property. Let’s breakdown this listing and feature some highlights of this Pennsylvania palace:

  • Price: $38,250,000
  • Built in 1900
  • Square Feet: 14,031
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Garage: eight stalls
  • Two barns
  • Three greenhouses
  • A chicken coop

Historic Pennsylvania Property Lends Itself to Modern Living

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Though the property is well over 100 years old, that doesn’t mean it won’t have all of your modern and luxurious amenities. The main house is a 14,031-sq-ft. home with a center-hall floor plan, a deviation from the traditional Colonial style, revealing its age and transformations over the years. Complete with a large living room, dining room, and up-to-date kitchen, this behemoth meets all requirements for quality modern living. The main house also features a library, den, home office, an elegant master suite, bathrooms accompanied by dressing rooms, and two jaw-dropping sunrooms that overlook the front terrace and garden. But wait, there’s more!

The property also has five secondary homes, a two-story stone stable, two large barns, three greenhouses, a pool (complete with pool house, of course), and a chicken coop, all set within rolling, lush terrain that’s highlighted by streams, old-growth forests, and wetlands. This property truly encapsulates East coast countryside living.

Future homeowners will enjoy that this property and its rich history has been exceptionally well-preserved. Rock Hill has enjoyed a devoted stewardship of both the structures and unblemished Chester County landscaping. The 222-acre natural sanctuary is about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and borders three scenic Chester County country roads - giving owners the tranquil peace of mother nature while allowing access to big city amenities when needed.

With the current pandemic sending homeowners running for the hills in search of a safe space for their families, rural communities like Chester County have become a haven for many. Your clients can get creative to cover the mansion’s staggering price tag by inviting their friends, family, neighbors, or even the mailman to live on this awe-inspiring communal compound. This property is unlike any other listed in the state and will likely not stay on the market for long.

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