- 4530 ft2
- Half Baths
- Full Baths
- Days For Sale
"Albion" is approximately 4,600 sq ft & is a true Southern Antebellum Plantation house situated on 129.81 acres of timberland, meadows, creeks & hills that comprised a working timber farm. Alexander Douglas, who was a planter & wagon builder, had the home constructed in 1840 along Colonial lines by Jedidiah Coulter from York. Located at the head of a tree-lined, gated entryway, complemented by an old barn & original blue granite horse block/carriage step. With entrances on all 4 sides the home is fronted by a 2 story piazza supported by 10 large columns & enclosed with picketed bannisters; covered by a gabled roof that extends over the upper piazza and is topped by a gabled dormer; 2 of the side porches are also roofed. The spacious interior is graced by elegant mantels over the 8 fireplaces, fanlights, tall windows, rosettes, cornices & moldings, all period authentic. Original hardwood floors. The 1st floor consists of a large eat in kitchen w/mudroom, formal dining room, large parlor/library, formal living room, bedroom & private bath which could be used as a 1st floor master or as an in-law or guest suite. The 2nd floor is reached from the front hall by a winding staircase & includes a large master suite & 2 large bedrooms with a shared bath & extensive back hall storage cabinets. A registered Forester has done a site inspection & described the site as having 5 distinct stands of differing timber & made recommendations regarding operation to generate periodic cash flow.
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