Contact Russell Volk


Please provide a valid email address.

Russell Volk


  • Office (215) 328-4800
  • Cell (267) 566-0999

148 E State St. DOYLESTOWN, PA $2,295,000

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,543 Sqft
  • ¼ Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,543 Sqft
  • ¼ Acres

New Search X

148 E State St

Steeped in Bucks County history and a lineage that connects directly to the American Civil War, 148 East State was designed in 2nd empire style architecure by Quaker architect Thomas Lester Cernea who also designed the Lenape & Josiah Bank buildings in Doylestown Boro. The home was built for Marie Antoinette Ely, the widow of Brevet Major General John Ely commander of the Pa volunteer infantry during the civil war. After serving generations of longstanding local gentry the home has undergone a complete renovation, restoration and expansion in conjunction with locally revered architect Ellen Happ & Jarrett Vaughan custom builders. The 3 story home features a concave mansard roof with matching dormer windows, molded cornices, decorative brackets and 2 over 2 windows with paneled and louvered shutters. A small gabled hood porch with Doric columns welcomes you through the original double doors. Follow the intricate hardwood floors to the front living room with wood burning Mercer tiled fireplace. Look up and see the original handcrafted banister system that leads the eye up three floors of symmetry. The main dining room with wet bar, Mercer tile fireplace, hardwood floors and deep crown moulding is ready for revelry. Enter the new addition that flows seemlessly through time and detail to the expansive eat in kitchen with 6 burner gas range, high profile appliances, custom cabinetry and a bank of windows inviting the sun to inhabit the dining area. The 2nd floor offers a master suite with a view through the treetops across the boro. The master bath has a walk-in shower, soaking tub, dual vanity, artisan tile work and custom millwork accenting every detail. The expansive 2nd bedroom rivals the master with full bath, large walk-in closet and a grand view as well. The 3rd floor has two generous bedrooms, restored custom millwork, ample closets and full bath. There is a brand new finished basement with wet bar and under counter beverage center. The home is retro-fitted with 4 stop elevator chase that can installed if requested. Located in the heart of Doylestown Boro. 2 car garage. Private driveway. Whole house sound system wiring. This is one of a kind iconic property.

Open Houses

  • Sun Dec 8th, 2:00pm 12:00-

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1001612086
  • Price$2,295,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage3,543
  • Acres0.25
  • Year Built1885
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleNormandy, Victorian
  • StatusActive

Open Houses

  • Date/TimeSun Dec 8th, 12:00-2:00PM

Community Information

  • Address148 E State St
  • AreaDoylestown Boro (10108)
  • Subdivision000
  • CountyBUCKS-PA
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code18901


  • UtilitiesNatural Gas Available
  • ParkingAsphalt Driveway
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesGarage - Rear Entry


  • HeatingForced Air
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesMantel(s)
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3+ Story


  • Exterior FeaturesStreet Lights, Play Area
  • WindowsBay/Bow

School Information


Additional Information

  • ZoningCR
  • HOA Fee$0
  • TAX Amount$6,412
  • TAX Year2018
  • TAX / Year$6,412
  • TAX payment frequencyAnnually

Listing Details

  • OfficeAddison Wolfe Real Estate
Please provide a valid email address.

Addison Wolfe Real Estate.

© 2019 TREND, All Rights Reserved. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the TREND Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which RE/MAX Elite Bucks County Real Estate participates, and is provided by TREND through a licensing agreement.

The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have sold or are no longer being offered for sale.

Listing information last updated on December 7th, 2019 at 6:03am EST.