This is Sam Hinkie’s house. Bought by Hinkie in 2014 for $2.6 million, it is now for sale for $3.1 million. Here’s how Realtor.com describes it:
Located on a private cul-de-sac overlooking 25 acres of the Harriton Farm Preservation, this 19th century stable has 3 levels of living and entertainment space. An astonishing stone wall serves as the home’s axis and accommodates 3 floor-to-ceiling fireplaces, built from excavated stone on-site. The restoration of this historic property won the Lower Merion Preservation Award in 2005 after renowned architect R.D. Wesley spared no expense investing in incredibly fine workmanship and the best masonry, stone, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fixtures available. Since updated several times over, including adding a custom library and mudroom redesign, this ultra-private property maintains a timeless charm with exposed original beams, beautiful trusses, and deep window sills typical for such a stone colonial. As an expansive family home one block from Harriton High School, a private retreat abutting a forest of walking trails, or a refined space for entertaining, this Main Line original has no equal.
I was honestly expecting a fixer-upper with exposed floor boards, limited plumbing, no electric, and just a pile of supplies sitting in the driveway to do with whatever you please. In the middle, a massive beam with a delightful Twitter account. Nope. This thing is championship ready. Is it weird that when I saw the bedroom I thought “Sam Hinkie had sex in there”? Pics after the jump: Continue Reading