VILLANOVA, Pa., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 22nd, Concierge Auctions will present the nation's next great opportunity to own a unique residence at true market value. A stately tri-level English residence, perfectly situated on 10+/- acres and located in close proximity to robust equestrian activities, an award-winning school system and world-class golfing and country clubs, will sell at auction without reserve. Abrahams Manor is a picturesque and secluded estate boasting 15,000+/- livable square feet, located just 20 miles northwest of City Center Philadelphia, near Radnor Hunt, Villanova University and the Merion Golf Club, home to this year's U.S. Open. Originally offered for $7.695 million, the luxury property will sell to the highest bidder in cooperation with Eva McKendrick of Prudential Fox and Roach Realtors.
"Abrahams Manor is truly one of the most distinctive properties that Prudential Fox and Roach has represented in the past several years. Its design is reminiscent of a classic English Manor, but with all the functionality and amenities required of a luxurious home in the 21st century," McKendrick stated. "We are excited to experience the auction and create a competitive atmosphere surrounding the purchase of such an outstanding residence."
Located at 265 Abrahams Lane, Abrahams Manor is a six-bedroom, 10-bathroom estate. Nationally renowned interior design firm Marc-Michaels of Winter Park, Florida designed the lower level, replete with Italian marble flooring, magnificent millwork and handcrafted archways, and including a home entertainment theater with custom seating, a casual party and bar area with an equipped entertainment kitchen, a billiards area and exercise room, a craft room and a wine cellar of exceptional beauty and detail, plus a powder room and an ensuite guest bedroom. The first floor foyer has an impressive sweeping staircase and both the living room and den/library have fireplaces. The lavish master suite has a sitting area with a built-in credenza, a stone fireplace, his and hers bathrooms and walk-in closets. Four guest suites are located on the second floor as well as a laundry (there is an additional laundry on the first floor).
Outdoors, a cabana opens to an in-ground pool and Jacuzzi and has views to the tennis court. The property is in close proximity to Radnor Hunt, the oldest continuously active fox hunting organization in the United States, which also serves as a popular event facility and horseback riding area.
Abrahams Manor is situated within Radnor Township, home to an award-winning school system and several universities, a booming economy, shopping, dining and entertainment and beautiful parks preserved through nationally recognized conservation efforts. Part of the "Main Line" — the name given to several highly affluent Philadelphia suburbs — Radnor Township offers a unique combination of urban culture and outdoor amenities including robust equestrian and golf amenities. Fortune Small Business Magazine has listed the area as one of the top 100 "Best Places to Live and Launch," and Philadelphia Magazine named it one of the "Best Places to Live in the Suburbs." The community is conveniently close to major routes, a train station and the Philadelphia International Airport.
"Abrahams Manor is a secluded property with endless amenities that serves as a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet is close enough to enjoy everything in Philadelphia," stated Laura Brady, President of Concierge Auctions. "The seller is motivated and prepared to name a new owner on April 22nd. This is without a doubt the best buying opportunity in the area, and all interested parties should take notice. In just four weeks, a new owner will be named."
The auction of Abrahams Manor will be held live on April 22nd. Brokers are protected. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details. For more information visit VillanovaAuction.com, call 877.762.9436 or join the online social discussion at #RadnorTownshipAuction.
About Concierge Auctions: Concierge Auctions is the preeminent luxury real estate auction firm serving high-end sellers nationwide through an accelerated marketing process that obtains fair market value for high-end properties in a 60-day timeframe. The company has executed auctions from New York to Hawaii and hosts a database that includes more than 100,000 luxury real estate buyers and agents from all 50 states and 38 countries and territories. The principals of Concierge Auctions have been involved in the transfer of more than $2 billion in luxury real estate sales over the past 10 years. For more information, call 888-966-4759 or visit ConciergeAuctions.com.
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