699 W Rosedale Avenue

West Chester, PA
$ 1,500,000 Beds 10 Baths 9 Sq 7,200
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Charm, history, and opportunity can be found at this one-of-a-kind bed and breakfast minutes away from downtown West Chester and easily accessible to Philadelphia. Designed by the renowned Samuel Sloan and expertly constructed by William Baldwin in 1860, this special property was built to overlook the wooded two-acre Brandywine Valley. The venue's name, Faunbrook, was inspired by a weathervane that depicted a faun, a mythical half goat/half man known for creating wealth. Surrounded by quaint oak and chestnut trees, two fountains, a pond with waterfall, and a gazebo, your guests will surely be impressed by this Victorian property. The interior features seven grand guest rooms with two suites with fireplaces, one with large soaking tub, and all with en suite bathrooms. Monticello windows and mahogany millwork grace the large parlor space with an 1880's baby grand piano.The first floor also boasts a cozy library, dining room, and winter porch, with three fireplaces on first floor. In 1867, The Darlington family purchased this home and famously displayed Independence Day fireworks each year. Today, Faunbrook’s esteemed reputation makes it the perfect spot for overnight stays, intimate weddings, Memorial celebrations, holiday parties, and visits to West Chester University. Located three blocks from West Chester University, one mile from downtown West Chester, and 30 miles west of Philadelphia, 699 West Rosedale Avenue offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to its next discerning buyer.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,500,000
  • City
  • West Chester
  • Bedrooms
  • 10
  • Municipality
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 8
  • County
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Area
  • East Bradford Twp
  • Lot Size
  • 1.8 Acres
  • Zip
  • 19382
  • Sqr Footage
  • 7,200
  • Year Built
  • 1860
  • Taxes
  • $ 11160
  • Style
  • Victorian
  • MLS#
  • PACT2020210
Listed By: Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
Data Source: Bright MLS



Acceptable Financing Conventional, Cash
Accessibility None
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Y/N No
Basement Unfinished, Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Other
Cooling Other
Days on Market 194
Exclusions All appliances are negotiable and not to be assumed as inclusions; all will be conveyed in as-is working condition with no monetary value
Garage Y/N No
Heating Hot Water
Levels 3
Lot Size Square Feet 78408.00
MLS Area East Bradford Twp (10351)
Middle/Junior High School STETSON
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio/Porch Features Porch(es)
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Settlement, Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 208.33
Property Condition Excellent, Very Good
Property Type Residential
Roof Unknown
School District 300200397342
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name WEST CHESTER
Tax Annual Amount 11160.0
Tax Lot 0114
Tax Year 2022
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No
Zoning R3

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 7200
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 8
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 5.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 8
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 5
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 2
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 10
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 7
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 3
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Hardwood, Tile/Brick, Wood, Other
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 2
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Total Baths 10
Total Bedrooms 10
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Living Area 7200
Foundation Details Stone
Inclusions Bed and Breakfast furniture and contents. Owner side possessions are negotiable.
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 1.80
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Features Private
Parking Lot - # Of Spaces 20
Total Parking Spaces 20
Type of Parking Parking Lot
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Medford, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $2,268
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Sarah W. Starkweather Elementary School
Middle School Stetson Middle School
High School West Chester Bayard Rustin High School

Price History

3/16/2022 Listed $1,750,000
8/15/2022 15% - $1,500,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19382

AVG $1,000K
AVG $7,921
AVG 169
Year Built
AVG 1967


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699 W Rosedale Avenue West Chester, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $1500000 with 7200 sqft and a lot size of 1.8 Acres Acre(s). 699 W Rosedale Avenue West Chester has 10 bedrooms, 8 baths and was built in 1860. The property's zip code is 19382 which is in West Chester, PA

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