Brooke Mansion, Architect Frank Furness

301 Washington Street
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MLS #PX508524
Contact namePeter Xenias
Contact phone717-399-7995
Year built1888
Architectural Styles Victorian
StatusMove-in Ready
Home area13,900 sqft
Lot Area3 acres


!!!Auction September 29, 2018!!!

Horst Auctioneers (AU1767l) presents a Public Sale & once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase an Architectural Gem: Historic Brooke Mansion Real Estate and Contents, Oriental rugs, Antiques, Vintage Furniture, HH Goods on Saturday, September 29, 2018 during Renninger’s Kutztown/Adamstown PA Antique Extravaganza weekend!

Brooke Mansion, 1888, is nestled between Lancaster (PA) Amish, Dutch Country, Adamstown, Reading, Valley Forge, and Kutztown. Brooke Mansion is minutes from antiques, quilts, flea markets, hiking, biking, back roads, farmland and quiet country hospitality. Brooke Mansion enjoys a library, ladies’ parlor, large staircases, and 42 rooms total and is on the county and state historic registers. It is well preserved, 95% original . . . a true architectural gem!

The house is included in the newly published “The Queen Anne House: America’s Victorian Vernacular by Radek Kurzaj and Janet Foster”. Mr. Kurzaj is a noted architectural photographer and Janet Foster is Assistant Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She selected Brooke Mansion as 1 of 21 noted American homes in the Queen Anne tradition.

Brooke Mansion was also chosen by the editors of Architectural Digest for inclusion in its prestigious Editors. It is described as the most stunning of Furness’s 1880’s private homes in “Frank Furness: The Complete Works”, by George E. Thomas, Michael J. Lewis, and Jeffrey A. Cohen.

Brooke Mansion can be a Bed & Breakfast, Offices & Restaurant. Please see Municipal Zoning Variance 1985 & 1987.

Contact: Peter or Marci Xenias
717-399-7995 717-399-3888