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Last Privately Owned Albert Barnes Estate Asks $2.2M

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How would you like to live in a seven bed, six bath estate built by Albert C. Barnes? Yes, that Albert C. Barnes, the famous art collector and curator whose museum now rests on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Nestled on nearly 2 acres of land in Merion Station, just outside city limits off of Route 1, the 9,592 square foot house is stunning — a grand foyer dripping in red oak, eight fireplaces made of hand-carved Parisian stone, gorgeous exposed beams and 14 (!) chimneys. It's opulent, yet tasteful and would fit right in with Barnes' vast collection of fine artwork. Want to help pay the mortgage on this beauty? You can rent out the carriage house that's included with the property or use it to start an art collection of your own. This property, coupled with his vast collection of pieces from Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne and Renior (and many more), is even more proof of Barnes' love of beautiful the work of true master craftsmen. Also, it's not everyday you get to live in (or at least virtually tour) the house of a true Philadelphia legend. Seriously, do yourself a favor and take a moment and check out the pictures. · 379 N. Latches Lane, Merion Station [Estately]

Barnes On The Parkway

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103