A stately stone manor house from the 1700s originally in Harrisburg has been hauled stone by stone to a 34-acre enclave in the Brandywine Conservancy in Chadds Ford, writes Eileen Smith Dallabrida for Main Line Today.
The owners—she’s an astrophysicist and he’s a manager of family real estate holdings in New York City—are also partners in AJ Suited and Ninety North Racing.
At their previous West Chester house, the Radnor Hunt galloped past their front door. The couple’s new place reflects their continued passion for horses, complete with bank barn stables, an authentic log cabin workshop, heated kennels, an oversized storage barn, an in-ground pool, a pond stocked with trout, and a meandering creek.
The couple wanted an interior décor that was cool with an equestrian-inspired twist.
In the whisky room trophies won are displayed in cabinetry centered on a painting of thoroughbreds galloping toward the finish line.
Elsewhere are other nods to their equestrian lifestyle, including decorative painting on powder room walls, which has canine and equestrian silhouettes painted in cameos.
“They’re a hip, young couple,” said their designer, Wendy Danziger. “Their style is sophisticated, yet fresh and youthful.”
Read more about this stately mansion here.