While the rest of the world tucks into 7 layer bean dip and a bounty of booze this Sunday, why not stretch those legs before the next winter storm chases us all indoors (or outdoors with shovels and windshield scrapers) and take a drive to tour some of the area's open houses this weekend. The list includes: new construction in Northern Liberties, a rehab in the Jerz, and a pre-Civil War era farmhouse.Read More
Here's a Map of 10 Open Houses to Visit Superbowl Weekend
$1.695M for Huge Brick Colonial
This country manse is apparently located on one of Gladwyne's most coveted streets, and features a "spacious Master Suite with two walk-in closets and tastefully renovated Master Bath with soaking tub, beautiful calacatta marble and heated radiant floor. Four additional large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms complete the second floor. The homes three finished levels, including a Lower Level with custom wet bar, bath, additional family room and billiard/workout room, provide ample space for family living and entertaining."
$850K in Graduate Hospital
This 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath home is located on a garden block in Graduate Hospital. Per the listing, the property features: "A handsome restored historic facade and new front mansard roof with authentic Beaver Tail slate." 10-Yr Tax Abatement Pending.
$725 for Chester Springs Retreat
This home features 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 3 half baths, and 2.5 acres of land. Per the listing: "Unpacking will be delightful as you fill the fabulous his-and-hers closets, boasting smart custom-cabinetry. Let all your cares go as you relax in the spa-like master bath featuring a tranquil whirlpool tub...Laundry day will be something to look forward to when you see the one-of-a-kind laundry room offering custom cabinetry designed with flair."
$670K in Glen Mills
This home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a dramatic 2 story foyer with turned staircase, and an open 2 story family room with gas fireplace, walls of windows and second stair case. There's also an in ground pool out back, one of those "mud rooms" you've always heard about but never seen IRL, and the house is in the Garnet Valley school district.
$510K for McManse in Yardley
This home in Orchard Hill offers 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and a family room with a fireplace. The master bedroom suite has vaulted ceilings, ceiling fan, walk in closet, full bath with double sink and walk in attic storage space. The lower level basement offers over sized walk-in pantry, play area, TV area, craft room, office, storage and cedar closet. The roof is new - installed in 2013.
$479K for NoLibs New Construction
This 20 ft wide home features 3 Beds, 2.5 Baths - a garage and a roof deck. It is currently under construction, and will be available late February 2015. Apparently includes a 2 dog pet restriction.
$349.5K for Pre-Civil War Farmhouse
Here's an authentic stone farmhouse circa the pre civil war era. Per the listing: "With over 2000+ square feet of living space, this functional floor plan includes 3 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths, ultra modern Kitchen with granite and stainless, formal Living and Dining Rooms, Mud Room and first floor Laundry. 1 car detached Garage and lots of parking space in the driveway."
$285K in Plymouth Meeting
This home sits on a large lot and features 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Per the listing: "The main living area presents an open concept, a wood burning fireplace, beautiful pergo hardwood flooring and vaulted ceilings. With a few of your finishing touches, this house can be spectacular."
$199.9K for Victorian in Honey Brook
This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath residence is "styled with the allure of yesteryear and updated for today's lifestyle comforts...The extensive, finely crafted woodwork, lustrous wood floors, built-ins and doors will enthrall the historic home aficionado...The 3rd floor attic could be the perfect additional master suite with your sweat equity and vision."
$129K for New Jersey Rehab
The owner of this 3 bedroom, 2 bath house in the Jerz is willing to pay all of your closing costs "for reasonable offers."