Montgomery County Homes for Sale, Lower Gwynedd Real Estate Listings, 609 Penllyn Pike, MLS #6728193 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

609 Penllyn Pike

Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

A rare opportunity to own a piece of Lower Gwynedd history. "WIND RIDGE" , a stately manor home built in 1898 by the Vaux Family of Philadelphia, offers the perfect balance of the elegant details of the past such as leaded glass windows, 20 ft coffered ceilings, solid wood millwork and beams, original hard wood flooring throughout and 11 fireplaces along with the enhancement of modern ammenities such as a spacious gourmet kitchen, 6 upgraded bathrooms, multiple zone central AC system and a pool. Enter through the original solid dutch door into the spacious foyer highlighted by a large formal fireplace and staircase. To the left of the staircase is the library with the original millwork shelving and Mercer tile fireplace leading into the "Great Room" with its 20 ft beamed ceiling, magnificant granite fireplace and leaded glass windows. To the right of the foyer is the parlor that is spacious and light-filled with a marble fireplace. The formal dining room is an elegant space with its large windows, original light fixtures and a marble fireplace with hand painted tiles. The gourmet kitchen is outfitted with professional grade SS appliances, granite island with a porcelain farm sink, a butler's pantry, spacious breakfast room and large mudroom to complete the main floor. The 2nd and 3rd floors have multiple bedrooms including the master bedroom suite with its large closets, a sitting room, upgraded master bath and 2 fireplaces. The remainder of the upper floors have multiple bedrooms, some with fireplaces, upgraded bathrooms and new windows throughout. The home has two fabulous covered porches in both front and back that overlook the 2 acre grounds with the numerous unusual specimen trees and plantings, originally landscaped by Calvert Vaux and his business partner Frederick Law Olmstead, the landscape architect who designed Central Park. Enjoy the in-ground pool and private surroundings. This is a MUST SEE property
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Colonial
Design
3+Story
Fireplaces
3
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private
Has Pool?
Yes
Pool Type
In-Ground Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Has AC?
Yes
Subdivision
None Available
High School
WISSAHICKON
Area
L Gwynedd Township
City
Lower Gwynedd
County
Montgomery County
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 91,040
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: L Gwynedd Township
Lot Area Acreage: 2.090000
Lot Description: Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard, SubdivPossLo
Lot Dimensions: 150
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Center Hall
Main Floor Baths: 1
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 8254
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio, Porch
Property Age: 118
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Shingle Roof
Room Count: 22
Structures: Shed
Upper Floor Baths: 5
Zoning Code: A
Heat: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Well
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, Great Room, Other Room 4, Mudroom, Laundry Room
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
23 x 16, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
23 x 17, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
22 x 15, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
23 x 14, level Upper 1
Living Room
20 x 16, level Main
Dining Room
34 x 20, level Main
Family Room
29 x 21, level Main
Kitchen
20 x 16, level Main
Library
16 x 15, level Main
2nd Lr
16 x 18, level Main
Brsk Rm
17 x 15, level Main
Mud Rm
18 x 16, level Main
Interior Features: Vaulted Ceiling, 9'+ Ceiling, Attic/House Fan, Stained/Leaded Glass, Cable TV-Wired, Exposed Beams, Bay Window, Stall Shower, Replacement Windows
Appliances: Kitchen w/Pantry, KitDo
Attics: Walk-Up Attic
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Fireplace Features: Marble Fireplace, Stone Fireplace, LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, FamRoomFireP, Main Bedroom Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Alum/Steel Siding, Stone, Other
Swimming Pool: Yes
Tax Year
2017
Total Taxes
$15,987

Area Highlights

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Po Le Cucina

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Distance: 0.66 Miles

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Il Giardino

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Banh Street Fried Chicken

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Ristorante San Marco

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Bocelli Restaurant

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Forest & Main Brewing Company

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Rating 158 reviews

School Information

Great Schools

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Limekiln-Simmons El School

Type: Public

Level: K


Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

Type: Private

Level: 9-12


Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary

Type: Private

Level: K-8


Lakeside School

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Twin Spring Farm Day School

Type: Private

Level: PK-6


Montgomery El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6


Wissahickon Senior High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Gwyn-Nor El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6

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