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Gorgeous Fort Washington Victorian Chops $80K Off Original Asking Price


If you ever find yourself strolling along Summit Avenue in Fort Washington, you'll notice that one of these homes is not like the other. Specifically, this 6-bedroom, 3.5-bath, salmon-colored Victorian with a shingle-covered turret. A placard on the wrap-around porch tells us that this home was built in 1888 and designed by local architect T. Frank Miller. The original owner was William Weber Johnson, the son of a Philly-based ink manufacturer.

The home has undergone numerous restorations, including newly landscaped side and back gardens. Inside, it features two fireplaces, stained glass windows, and a number of oddly-shaped rooms that make for cozy reading nooks. There are also two sun rooms, or what the listing calls "sleeping porches," and a detached two-car garage. Since hitting the market in July 2015, this Victorian has undergone a series of pricechops, bringing it down from $500,000 to its current asking price of $419,000.

303 Summit Avenue, Fort Washington [Weichert]