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Damon Michels of Damon Michels Team Office-Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices added a new listing for sale at 3141 Spring Mill Rd in Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. For additional details, click here.
A home that was once played host to the Continental Army as it made its march to Valley Forge in 1777 has been listed for sale. The Cook-Livezey House (3141 Spring Mill Road, Plymouth Meeting), which was built in 1739 and underwent a renovation in 2002, can be had for a cool $1,379,000.
The home has many original period features including wide plank hardwood floors, seven fireplaces, including and an early American fireplace with the original crane and two bread ovens. In 2002 the home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to the home historical tie to the Revolutionary War, it is also tied to a famous piece of artwork. The Last Moments of John Brown, by Irish-American artist Thomas Hovenden, depicts John Brown being led to his execution. Hovenden lived in Plymouth Meeting on his wife's family homestead from 1881 to his death in 1885. The homestead included the barn known as Abolition Hall, which He utilized the barn as his studio. When painting The Last Moments of John Brown, Hovenden used the back porch of the Cook-Livezey House as the backdrop in the painting.
The great room has exposed wood beams, an original stonewall, carpeting, access to the garage, window sashes, two-story ceiling and is described in the listing as the perfect gathering space for friends and family.
The backyard has a 12-foot pool, patio area, stone fireplace, basketball half-court, and additional space for a garden and a play area.