This incredible 14,467-square-foot estate, designed and built by celebrated American architect Edmund Gilchrist in the late 1920s, sits on more than 50 acres of land on Philadelphia’s prestigious Main Line. Once owned by the Dorrance family of the Campbell Soup empire, the property was designed to resemble the town of Normandy and features a 20-room manor home with 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and 8 fireplaces. Outbuildings include a 10-car garage, an aviary, a wood shop, a two-story guest house, a caretakers’ house, a pool house, and a barn with horse stalls, while the surrounding lands are home to formal gardens, native woods, orchards, two swimming pools and a tennis court.
The exterior of the magnificent French Country style main house is perfectly complemented by handcrafted louver and combination shutters, all finished with gorgeous premium paint in a custom jewel-toned color. The arched doors are dressed in perfectly fitted radius-top shutters, an elegant finishing touch on a truly spectacular residence.
- Architect & Builder
- Edmund Gilchrist
- Gladwyne, PA
- Shutter Details
- Custom jewel tone color; Fixed louvers with an SW1 profile; Combination shutters with UB1 panel profile with added face trim in a variety of configurations; Doors fitted with custom radius top shutters.
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