This stately home close to the village of Gladwyne is nestled on beautifully landscaped grounds that likens being in a private world all your own. Entering the impressive property through stone entrance piers, you are guided down a winding drive while enveloped by mature trees and landscaping that create a privacy screen from the road. The gorgeous fa?ade of stone with brick detailing and graceful sloping cedar rooflines inspires a sense of majesty, against a backdrop of stretching green grounds including a huge park-like rear yard that's perfect for playing, lounging and swimming. Inside the front-to-rear Reception Hall, a shower of light envelopes you from the glass-paneled main door and side transoms to the wall of windows and glass doors at the far end of the home. Elegant living space is highlighted by extensive crown moldings, Brazilian wood floors, open arches & entryways, wide airy halls, tasteful wainscoting and woodwork. Entertain in the living room graced by a bay-windowed piano nook and marble fireplace, and formal dining room with a tray ceiling across the way through open doorways. A butler's pantry off the dining room with cabinetry, granite counter, wet bar and Viking wine fridge assures easy serving; plus a second butler's pantry of equal caliber connects the Reception Hall and library. French doors from both the living room and second butler's pantry open to the cherry-paneled library with a bay window, fireplace and custom built-in. The chef's-choice kitchen boasts Paradise Custom Kitchens cabinets rising to the ceiling and has every dream feature you could imagine, from a center island with seating/prep sink to black absolute granite counters/backsplash and top-grade SubZero, Viking, Fisher & Paykel, KitchenAid appliances. A breakfast room facing the pool area & sitting room, both with vaulted ceilings. The family room offers casual comfort with a fireplace, built-ins, cross-beam ceilings & a glass wall with doors to the flagstone terrace and pool. Other upscale features characterizing this stunning home include: a powder room with primp area, mud room, 3-car garage, his & hers offices, en-suite baths in every bedroom, 2nd floor landing with Juliet balcony, front and rear staircases, abundant walk-in closets, a huge bonus room, and master retreat with sitting room, Juliet balcony, dressing room, fitted wardrobe closets and separate his/hers spa baths. The spacious 3rd fl with 3 skylights can serve serve as a bedroom suite or Rec Rm.
Type of Property
Full, Fully Finished
L Merion Township
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Breakfast Room
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 60,984
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: L Merion Township
Lot Area Acreage: 1.400000
Lot Dimensions: 161
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Net SqFt: 9789
Ownership: Fee Simple
Property Age: 13
Zoning Code: RA
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: Public Sewer
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Den/Stdy/Lib, Laundry Room
Interior Features: Skylight(s), Vaulted Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Cable TV-Wired, Wet/Dry Bar
Appliances: KitIsland, KitBu
Basement Type: Full, Fully Finished
Swimming Pool: Yes
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