Excuse our tears, but this Philly townhouse is just cry-your self-to-sleep stunning. Or, at least, it once was. Based mostly on the listing images, the 9,900-square-foot home has fallen into disrepair, but its glamour can nevertheless be imagined underneath all of the chipped paint, dirt-covered hardwood floors, and overgrown 8-auto(!) driveway. The 5-bedroom, 6-bath townhouse is 140 years old and nonetheless functions original architectural information, such as marble fireplace mantels, amazingly ornate crown molding, and built-ins. There are also pocket doors, French doors, and a spiral staircase.
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