Malvern Bank House of the Week: Mysterious Manor Home Steeped in Kennett Square History

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108 Bayard Rd

A stately manor home on 3.7 stunning acres with seven bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms is available for sale in Kennett Square. 

Cedarcroft is one of the most famous homes in the Philadelphia region. It was built in 1860 by famous world traveler Bayard Taylor. Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Greenleaf Whittier, and Horace Greeley are just some of the many legendary guests to stay here.

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The first floor of the home features 13-inch ceilings, an entry hall with grand staircase, a large living room with fireplace, library, and a spacious dining room complete with fireplace. The kitchen and mudroom round off this level. 

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The primary suite with its fireplace, private bath, and spacious closet can be found on the second floor. This level is also home to another large bedroom with a fireplace, five more bedrooms, and four bathrooms. The home’s tower can be accessed from this level. 

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The third floor features a full bathroom and additional space that can be utilized for various purposes. 

The home also boasts a root cellar that can be restored into a wonderful wine cellar. 

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Read and see more of this house at 108 Bayard Road in Kennett Square, listed for $1,380,000, on Realtor.com

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Click here to shop mortgage options and compare rates for free. Contact Malvern Bank today at 610-251-2221 or e-mail Mortgages@MyMalvernBank.com

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