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Incredible University City Victorian Bed and Breakfast Seeks $1.575M

The 11-bedroom home is the third most expensive property in the neighborhood

With a price tag of $1,575,000, this jaw-dropping 11-bedroom, 9.5-bath property just became the third most expensive property on the market in West Philly.

It's known to locals at the Gables, a Victorian bed and breakfast that's been in operation since the 1990s. But the grand 7,605-square-foot property's history starts long before that.

It was built in 1889 by architect Willis Hale, and has served a number of roles over the years, including a doctor's home, a Catholic boarding house for the elderly, and a residence for a group of Jesuits.

The exterior and interiors are equally stunning, from the wrap-around porch and garden to the chestnut and cherry woodwork in the first-floor parlors.

Whoever snatches up this property will have plenty of options, whether it remains as bed and breakfast or becomes a single-family home.

Again, the asking price of this home is $1,575,000.