This 1910 historic J. K. Musselman house, designed by the renowned architect, A.O. Martin, is situated on one of the most sought-after streets in Doylestown Borough. Joseph Musselman was a self-made man and prominent business owner of Musslemans Department store located on South Main Street.
This significant home’s design was described as Elegant Victorian Home Style providing luxurious size rooms compared to most other Victorian era homes. The curb appeal offers a grandeur red brick construction with an impressive wrap around front porch.
Entering through the solid mahogany front door with stained glass you will find a welcoming wide central hall running from the front to the rear of the home, boasting a stunning grand staircase. French doors lead to the expansive formal living room with an abundance of windows and a glass door that leads to the side porch. A handsome fireplace with Mercers handcrafted tiles laid by Henry Chapman-Mercer himself is the focal point of this elegant room with built-in bookshelves and bar area. The formal dining room with bay window seat and built-ins is off the central hall and makes for great entertaining.
The kitchen is in the rear of the home and has magnificent views of the gated private rear courtyard which includes a deck and patio. Solid wood cabinets, engineered granite countertop and refinished hardwood compliment this space. The second floor offers a spacious master suite with a dressing area, walk in closet and private bath. You will also find two additional bedrooms, a hall bath and full-sized laundry room on this level.
The bonus is on the third floor which offers more storage and two nice sized bedrooms with quaint dormer windows. Looking for more space, you will be pleased to know the lower level is a walk out basement and is completely finished with separate rooms, new carpeting and freshly painted walls. Great for an in-home office or possibly as an income producing space. The space was originally designed for a dentist.
In the rear you will find an original Carriage House with an oversized 1.5-car garage and a wood shed work area attached. The wood shed is currently being used as a gym, however it would be a great space for an art studio. The upper level of the carriage house you will a charming guest house/apartment with its own separate entrance and private deck. It is currently being used as an income producing space. The current tenant has been there for over seven years.
This is a rare opportunity to own a historical house in the heart of the Borough that is incoming producing and that you can call your own. Don’t wait call for your private tour of this spectacular home.
Property Features Include: 1, Detached Garage, Central A/C, Baseboard - Hot Water, Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Public, Full
Built in: 1910
Approximate Square Feet:
Roof: Slate, Shingle roof.
Architectural Style: Detached
Lot Acres: 0.21
Lot Dimensions: 65.00 x 143.00