If Santa shimmies down your generously sized chimney, you are likely hanging stockings by the fireplace this month. These three Philadelphia suburban stunners feature some of our favorite fireplaces and mantels on the market. The price tags on the properties all but ensure your stockings will be filled with treasures of some sort.
Monthly taxes: $1,460
Tell me all about it: This Victorian home might as well be a gingerbread house. Built in 1885, it boasts four fireplaces. They are found in the family room, living room, kitchen and one of the magnificent bedrooms. Lots of options for stocking hanging there. Bonus: the property also includes a separate two-bedroom, one-bath cottage.
Monthly taxes: $3,191
Tell me all about it: This six-bedroom Radnor home features five fireplaces with a variety of beautiful finishes. We see stone, we see brick, we see finely carved mantelpieces. The home also boasts a detached, five-car garage with a finished living space above. Since the au pair suite is already part of the main home, we suppose you might stash a gardener or a pool boy up there.
Monthly taxes: $1,681
Tell me all about it: Will you hang your stockings over the ornately carved marble fireplace in the family room? Or will you hang them beside the carved wood lions astride the fireplace in the den? This 2.9-acre estate features handsome family gathering spaces as well as an excellent entertainment area downstairs. The lower level boasts a wine bar as well as a traditional bar, a game room, a library and a gym. If that’s not enough, peek outside at the salt-water infinity pool.