A Hidden Room Is This Philly Mansion's Best-Kept Secret

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Hidden passageways concealed behind fake bookshelves: That's the sort of zany thing you'd read about in a C.S. Lewis novel. But this other-worldly home in beautiful Philadelphia proves that life truly imitates art. There's nothing that evokes pure, childlike wonder for us more than a secret passageway -- that leads to a bar.

And not just any bar, either: a former, Prohibition-era speakeasy built in 1932! And the coolness doesn't even stop there. Below the bar, there's a ... well, you'll have to watch the video to find out for yourself.

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Like what you see? This home -- secret speakeasy included -- is on the market for a cool $4.75 million. Christopher Plant of Elfant Wissahickon has the listing.

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