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1429 Ashbourne Road

Elkins Park, PA 19027

Designed as Philadelphia real-estate magnate Joseph J. Greenberg's private residence, "Sylvan Edge" is the definition of old world elegance and charm. This extremely rare and elegant Georgian Revival Estate home is filled with ornate detailing and craftsmanship unavailable in today's modern estate homes. The current owner has revived this estate to its former glory and this profound labor of love must be seen to be appreciated. As you pass the high-gated entrance with a full cobblestone Belgian block driveway and walled courtyard, you enter a home that was designed for the most sophisticated and worldly owner. Enter through the gracious central entrance hall with marble floors, curved stairway and gallery connecting you to a grand formal living room and dining room, each with full-wall salon paneling, hand-carved marble fireplaces, French Empire style chandeliers, and 4 French doors boasting views of the pool and magnificent grounds. The fabulous gourmet kitchen features new cabinets and appliances, restored original range hood over a Viking 8 burner range, new center island with white statuary quartz counter top, Italian farmhouse sink, new butcher block countertop in the butler's pantry and an adjacent breakfast room. Retire with your guests after dinner to the impressive wood-paneled library with spectacular built-in bookcases and a marble fireplace, or the comfortable sunroom with travertine floors, marble lunette fountain and bar area. Five French doors open to the pool and outdoor dining areas with relaxing views of the pond and grounds. This masterpiece of design was made for entertaining and parties in all four seasons! Follow the grand central staircase to the second level to find the incredible master bedroom suite with hand-carved marble fireplace, original painted frescoes, full marble bathroom with exquisite marble soaking tub and his and her dressing rooms; A princess suite with bathroom, dressing room and fireplace. 4 other bedrooms and 3 baths are found on the second floor, while a large, private balcony overlooks the pool and gardens. The third level offers 3 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. The large lower level features outside access and could easily become a wine cellar. Set on an acre with 3-car garage, this house is just a 5 minute walk to Elkins Park, shops and restaurants, and speaks to the discerning buyer who demands old world elegance at every turn coupled with the ability to entertain large groups of family or friends.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Colonial, French
Design
3+Story
Fireplaces
3
Garage Spaces
3
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Has Pool?
Yes
Pool Type
In-Ground Pool
Basement
Full, Partial Finished
Has AC?
Yes
Subdivision
Elkins Park
Area
Cheltenham Township
City
Elkins Park
County
Montgomery County
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Breakfast Room
Garage Type: Attached
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 43,056
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Cheltenham Township
Location Type: Pond
Lot Area Acreage: 0.990000
Lot Description: Corner Lot, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: 138
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer, Center Ha
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 8000
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Roof Deck, P
Property Age: 96
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Tile
Upper Floor Baths: 6
Upper Floor Half Baths: 1
Zoning Code: R4
Heat: Gas, Radiator
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Other Room 4, Laundry Room
Stories
Lower 1, Main, Up
Master Bedroom
20 x 18, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
17 x 14, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
18 x 13, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
17 x 14, level Third
Living Room
30 x 19, level Main
Dining Room
21 x 18, level Main
Family Room
19 x 14, level Main
Kitchen
17 x 17, level Main
Sunroom
29 x 13, level Main
Bkfst Rm
11 x 10, level Main
Pantry
15 x 10, level Main
5th Bdrm
16 x 13, level Third
Interior Features: Security System, Vaulted Ceiling, 9'+ Ceiling, Stained/Leaded Glass, Cable TV-Wired
Exterior Features: Sidewalks, StreetLights, Fencing
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Basement Type: Full, Partial Finished
Fireplace Features: Marble Fireplace, Stone Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Stone Flooring, Marble Flooring
Exterior: Stucco, Stone
Swimming Pool: Yes
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$18,159

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School Information

Great Schools

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St. James Elementary School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8


Abington Friends School

Type: Private

Level: PK-12


Immaculate Conception School

Type: Private

Level: K-8


Jenkintown Middle/High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12


Jenkintown El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6


Wyncote Academy

Type: Private

Level: 7-12


Mckinley School

Type: Public

Level: K-6


St Basil Academy

Type: Private

Level: 9-12


Wyncote El School

Type: Public

Level: K-4


Community Hebrew Schools of Gr

Type: Private

Level: 1-7

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