After more than two years on the market and $3 million in price chops, the legendary Pitcairn House in Huntington Valley designed by architect Richard Neutra is finally pending sale.
Although he wouldn’t go into details, listing agent Frank Blumenthal confirmed in an e-mail to Curbed Philly that the 6,303-square-foot midcentury modern is indeed under contract.
The stone-clad home was designed by Richard Neutra for the owner who has lived in the home for more than 50 years. It took three years to build the midcentury modern masterpiece, which is 85 percent windows and is enveloped by 10 acres of forest in Bryn Athyn.
For the most part, the home looks exactly like it did when it was built in 1962, and the cantilevered staircase over the indoor pool is still stunning. Yet the home has had some makeovers over the years, including fitting a recording studio into the lower level and renovating the kitchen.
Sotheby’s first listed 6-bedroom, 5.5-bath home in 2014 for a whopping $6 million, but it struggled to find a buyer and went through multiple price chops over the years. Blumenthal of Keller Williams then took over as the listing agent, giving the property its final price cut in July. The $2,999,999 asking price seemed to be enough to finally convince someone to—finally—buy the beauty.
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