Area Guides for Philadelphia and the Surrounding Counties in Pennsylvania & New Jersey


We at Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty feel that serving the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in the greater Philadelphia region is truly a privilege. The diversity of lifestyle options available in this special corner of the globe is rivaled by few others. That diversity is our inspiration for a new weekly blog installment: ‘Pick Three.’ Pick Three will highlight three new listings each week that showcase the distinctive lifestyle opportunities that the greater Philadelphia region has to offer. Untitled-1

We’re heading all over today. We’ll start In Quakertown, move south to Downingtown and finally end up in Philadelphia. To see more of any of these properties, simply click on the listing address.


1094 Cider Press Lane 

An overview of the property’s structures
The main’s great room
Inside the barn
Inside of the ‘Cabin’

I had the pleasure of photographing this historic estate. The property is staggeringly beautiful. After taking in the meadow views dotted with mature Oak and Maple trees I decided to shoot the barn first. I think ‘barn’ might be a misnomer in that most barns I’ve encountered don’t feature a three bay garage with radiant heat floors, completely re-pointed stonework, gorgeous, towering office space and an enormous main room featuring a gym space. It’s truly a piece of art considering the property predates the American Revolution. Needless to say, the rest of the property offered more delightful sights, sounds and even smells (it turns out that renovated barn wood smells great). This property is a quintessential example of a luxury country property.


1400 Prizer Road

An aerial photograph shows the expanse of the property 22561444_big 22561441_big


Vintage Thoroughbred Farm is one of the area’s finest properties with 34.40 verdant acres, luxuriously outfitted residence and turn-key superior equestrian facility overlooking rolling, fenced pastures in the heart of Chester County’s horse country and surrounded by 400 acres of conserved land. Pass through the gated entrance and wind your way to the top of a hill where a striking, European-influenced country house has a commanding presence Inside, a wide foyer opens to a grand-scale floor plan as well suited to entertaining as it is to family living. A beautiful example of high luxury, equestrian property.

849 North and 23rd Street

The classic Philadelphia  front door
The classic Philadelphia front door
A view looking back into the kitchen
A view looking back into the kitchen


The lovely back patio
The lovely back patio

In the Art Museum Area, this brick townhouse has beautiful old-world elements, including tall windows for plenty of natural light, hardwood floors and high ceilings. Nearly 2200 square feet of living space with four bedrooms. The art museum area is an exceptional choice for commuters as it offers quick access to major roadways. This property offers yet another distinctive lifestyle choice in a vibrant and culturally rich city neighborhood.

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