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405 Oermead Ln
  • West Chester, PA 19380
$549,900
6 beds | 2 baths | 3,725 sqft
  • Details
    • Basement
      Yes
    • City
      West Chester
    • County
      Chester
    • Fireplaces
      4
    • Property Class
      Residential
    • Status
      Pending
    • Style
      Colonial
    • Subdivision
      Oermead Farm
  • Additional Information
    • Condition:
      Average+
    • Gross SqFt:
      3,725
    • Heat:
      Hot Water
    • Lot Area Acreage:
      1.21
    • Lot Dimensions:
      0.00 x 0.00
    • Net SqFt:
      3,725
    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Sewer:
      Public Sewer
    • Structures:
      Above Grade, Below Grade
    • Type:
      Residential
    • Water:
      Public
    • Zoning Code:
      R4
  • Dimensions

    Stories: Main

  • Amenities & Features
    • Basement Type:
      Full
    • Floor:
      Hardwood
  • Fees
    • Tax Year:
      2018
    • Total Taxes:
      $6,943
  • Description

    Rare opportunity to live in one of Chester County's most iconic homes. Oermead Farm is situated on 1.2 acres just outside West Chester borough. This 287-year-old stone and stucco farmhouse features a classic center hall design and a wrap around porch featuring sunset views that have been enjoyed for over a century. This 6 bedroom, 2 bath home has 4 fireplaces, hardwood and wide plank floors, and features original period details, including doors, woodwork, and built in bookcases. The first floor features four spacious rooms. The living room features a fireplace, a built in hutch and a row of built-in bookcases. The large dining room features a fireplace, original chair rails, and wide plank floors. A large family room is perfect for entertaining. The spacious eat-in kitchen has a bay window for viewing sunsets and two doors leading to the wrap around porches. The second floor features four bedrooms, two baths and a walk-in hall closet. The back bedroom, originally a servant's quarters, can be accessed from the back kitchen stairs. The third floor features a large sitting room with built in bookcases. One either side are two more large bedrooms which can be used as fifth or six bedrooms or made into office space or a second den. The full basement has concrete floors, a laundry room, and a back room ready to be converted into your personal wine cellar. Oermead Farm's wonderful heritage began as a simple stone farmhouse built by John Newbrough in 1732. The dining room and den were added in 1792, and the kitchen was added in 1915. One family, the Howells and Brintons, lived in the home from 1868 to 1961. It was during this time that Deborah and Frances Brinton worked with other community leaders to found Chester County Day. The iconic drawing of Oermead Farm graces the yearly Chester County Day program and is featured on the cover of Bernice Ball's book, Forty Years of Days. The name Oermead derives from the Brintons, who were known to enjoy watching the sunset over the meadow or Oermead. A new roof was installed in 2018 and the outside of the house was painted in 2017. Situated off Strasburg Road, on a quiet cul de sac with only four other homes, Oermead Farm is centrally located within a mile to West Chester. The hiking trails of Stroud Preserve and Harmony Hill Nature area are also close by.

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West Chester is as charming as a town can be. Located in Chester County, about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia, the borough is beloved by residents and visitors alike. Greek Revival municipal-buildings, Federalist brick-masterpieces, row-houses in the Philadelphia style and single-family mansions make up the borough. Picturesque street-scapes lined with Victorian, single-family homes and...

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  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

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  • Total Monthly Inventory May 2019

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Old Paths Baptist Academy
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Old Paths Baptist Academy
Type: Private
Level: K-11
Hillsdale El School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Sankofa Academy Cs
Type: Charter
Level: 5-12
St Agnes Catholic School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
West Chester Friends School
Type: Private
Level: PK-5
East Bradford El School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Chester Co Family Academy Cs
Type: Charter
Level: K-2
West Chester Henderson High School
Type: Public
Level: 9-12
West Chester SDA School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8

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