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LuxSide Listing of the Week: 143 E Mount Vernon Street


143 E Mount Vernon Street, Oxford, PA 19363
Posted: August 13, 2019 by Joe Carelli



Elegance meets extravagance in this sensational Oxford home. This 5,600 square foot colonial home radiates American spirit bringing a sense of nostalgia for an era before iPhones, Android and Alexa. The charm of this home makes itself known with lush green trees, a striking classic red brick exterior and alluring doorway.

This home is robustly saturated with class and comfort. Every inch of this house has painstakingly been given the highest level of consideration, this is evident as soon as you step foot into the marvelous foyer. This home was built in 1937 and is some parts a historic artifact in American history. If you listen close you can hear the captivating swing or jazz music that had been popular in that day.  If you think we are speaking in metaphors, we are not. The music room is literally the perfect place to serenade your guests as they lean against the piano with the fireplace roaring behind them.


You will watch winter’s hassles melt away as you watch the snow billow upon your 3.4 acre lot. The childhood wonder of winter’s first snowfall will burst to life as you peer out behind the deep window sills in your oversized living room. Take your place by the wood-burning fireplace and reacquaint yourself with simple pleasures such as a snowed-in day with nowhere to go.

This home is careful to preserve the historic beauty of this home while incorporating the modern amenities necessary in the 21st century. The renovated kitchen is intoxicating with custom wood cabinets, tile floors; island, backsplash and granite countertops. Find yourself baking a classic apple pie making use of all the state-of-the-art appliances. A classic American pie isn’t meant to be indulged alone, serve it to your guests situated behind the light soaking through from the bow window in the dining room.

Every night is a good night's sleep in this home. The master suite’s dressing room and bath provide the optimal refuge from the hustle and bustle of family life. With four bedrooms, three and a half baths and multiple rooms you won’t ever have an issue of overcrowding in this abode.

The third floor invites creativity to flourish; the large space can be repurposed as a studio, additional bedrooms or game room for the kids. The finished basement offers more space with a dazzling stone fireplace, spiral staircase and tile floors. The stone walls provide a unique, comfortable den atmosphere perfect for blustery winter days. Outdoors you can find two buildings that can be utilized for additional storage or living space as one space is equipped with water and heat.


Summer comes easy with an astounding, picture-perfect backyard. The patio is as expansive as it is chic; looking as if it’s plucked from the latest issue of Vanity Fair. At the center of this grand patio is a prominent fountain, you can see how this backyard could easily transform itself into the seamless location for a special and intimate wedding. ­­

History holds a special place in this residence; there’s no question that this home is both exceptional and lovely. Years and years of memories have unfolded and it’s your turn to add to the rich history of this home. Home sweet home couldn’t resonate stronger when your address if 143 E Vernon Street.

143 E Mount Vernon Street

4 Bedroom | 3.5 Bath | 5,600 Sq. Feet | 2 Car Garage | 3.4 Acres

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Listed by:

Trish Husted
t.husted@cbhearthside.com | 610.496.4696

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