Mansion with ‘classic beauty’ in Harrisburg neighborhood for $ 298K: Cool Spaces


This three-story Colonial Revival mansion is part of the rich history of Bellevue Park in Harrisburg.

The house was originally designed for William J. Davidson by the Harrisburg, Weaver & Stewart architectural firm, and built around 1910.

Bellevue Park in Harrisburg has the distinction of being the first landscaped suburb of central Pennsylvania.

Two of America’s pioneers in urban beautification and landscape conservation, Harrisburg businessman and civic leader J. Horace McFarland and designer Warren H. Manning of Boston, collaborated on a vision for this which has grown into 232 houses of various styles and sizes.

The brick house has several dormers, a side gable roof, a projecting triple stained glass window, projecting cornices, a large pediment on the porch, a decorative front door, a large wooden staircase,

A large porch with substantial columns and balustrades and balustrades surrounds the entire front and another porch fills part of another side of the house.

Inside, there is nearly 4,600 square feet of space across the three floors, with a total of six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms.

A kitchen area on the first floor is bathed in light through a wall of windows and a door leading to the side porch.

Original features reminiscent of the classic beauty of the house include oversized windows, stained glass, transom windows, wood floors throughout, and high ceilings.

Located at 2120 Chestnut Street in Harrisburg, the home is listed at $ 298,000 by agent Krystle Bobb, with Iron Valley Real Estate of Central PA.

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