Malvern Bank House of the Week: George Washington Slept Here! 22-Acre Ambler Property Full of Historical Aspects

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Ambler colonial house for sale
Images via Bright MLS.
Historic Colonial for sale in Ambler, listed at over $6M.

Located at 525 Lewis Lane in Ambler, this massively historic property called Dawesfield dates back to 1736.

With several buildings, 7 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 5,829 sq ft, this gorgeous house on Lewis Lane is listed for $6,850,000.

Whitpain Township Dawesfield

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Historians will be fascinated by the stories detailing the use of one of 2 stone colonials as George Washington’s headquarters in 1777 during the Revolutionary War, including the encampment of over 10,000 troops on the grounds and adjacent properties.

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Ambler colonial living room

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Many historical items are included with the 22-acre property purchase of Dawesfield, including the bed that George Washington slept in while the property was his headquarters.

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Barns on the historic property

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There are also various framed historical documents included, like Richard Whitpaine’s (for whom Whitpain Township is named) Penn land grant for the Dawesfield property, and his will, signed by William Penn.

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This amazing property features two 3-story stone colonials, 3 barns, one dating to 1796, multiple detached garages and sheds, a greenhouse, a spring house, and a guest house.

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George washington slept here

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It also includes a 3-hole golf course and a beautiful in-ground swimming pool. Horse lovers will be thrilled with the connection to the surrounding trails.

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barns on the property

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One house is 5829 sq ft with 7 bedrooms, and the other is 5129, with 5 bedrooms. The 1 Bedroom Guest House is an ideal location for a home office.

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Ambler real estate for sale

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The panoramic views are magnificent, and the possibilities are endless at this enchanting location.

Listed by Linda Baron at BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell.

Images via BRIGHT MLS.

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