604 PENLLYN PIKE
604 PENLLYN PIKE Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 United States

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Meadow Farm, the storied 1922 estate in Lower Gwynedd is surrounded by 48 acres of protected land and consists of three magnificent homes. One of these homes is now available. The long, tree-lined, lantern-lit entrance lane leads to this all...
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5
Bedrooms
4
Full Baths
3
Partial Baths
13
Rooms
5,772 Sq Ft.
Interior
2.1 Acres
Exterior
Detached House
Property type
1912
Year Built
PAMC638914
Web Id
PAMC638914
MLS ID
PENLLYN
Subdivision
24
days ago
Wissahickon
School District
Lower Gwynedd
Elementary
Wissahickon
Middle
Wissahickon Senior
High

About 604 PENLLYN PIKE

Meadow Farm, the storied 1922 estate in Lower Gwynedd is surrounded by 48 acres of protected land and consists of three magnificent homes. One of these homes is now available. The long, tree-lined, lantern-lit entrance lane leads to this all stone remarkable home. There is 5722 sq ft of living space with 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and 3 half baths. It sits on 2.1 acres of rolling terrain. It is a masterpiece. As you enter through the oversize front door you are immediately struck by the elegance of the marble foyer which gives way to an architecturally acclaimed floating staircase. Through the hall you can see through one of many French doors that offer beautiful glimpses of the property. Off the foyer is a large formal living room with an oversized original basket weave brick fireplace, hardwood floors, original plaster crown moldings, & double French doors leading to a large flagstone patio. Opposite the living room is the grand dining room which also has an oversized marble fireplace & French windows with deep sills. The large and recently renovated gourmet kitchen features a 4 long country sink, 2 built-in Thermador refrigerators, separate Thermador freezer, Viking ice maker, wine cooler, double Viking ovens & range, warming drawer, trash masher & custom cabinetry. A granite island houses a microwave drawer. The breakfast dining area features a corner gas fireplace and large, shuttered wraparound windows overlooking a pond & patios. As you step down into the family room, enter into a large, fully stone walled room which features a wooden, cathedral beamed ceiling, a huge woodburning fireplace, hardwood floors, & a long granite bar that sits atop ample custom cabinets. There are large windows through which you can see the beautiful yard, original springhouse, pool, putting green and fantastic nightly sunsets. A home office is off the family room and serves as a cozy library and houses the Sonos sound system. Sunlight streams through the window which overlooks a private courtyard for an amazing work from home space. Two powder rooms complete this floor. The upstairs consists of multi level bedroom suites. The master suite boasts a wood burning fireplace, dressing room with lighted tray ceiling leading to a marble bathroom with double sink vanity, large steam shower, soaking tub, & heated towel rack. The other bedrooms are all remarkable with deep window sills, period moldings, built ins, and window seats. The finished basement has a wine cellar, powder room, & exercise room. There is an oversized, 3 car detached garage with stairs to a second floor. Throughout the house on many of the doors and windows is original refurbished brass and gold-plated hardware. The outdoor space at this lovely home is truly amazing! Enjoy the gorgeous views while dining outdoors with two separate in-ground gas hookups for a grille. The stone surrounding the enormous pool deck continues down curved steps to a private tennis court which is partially enclosed by stone walls. The rolling landscape includes eight raised beds from which to gather fresh flowers & home-grown produce. The pond is beautiful & requires no maintenance. The location of this home is ideal. You are minutes from supermarkets, specialty shops, local restaurants, & cultural activities. This home sits within the top rated Wissahickon school district. There is easy access to the PA turnpike, blue route, Rt 309, Wing s Field airport , & within walking distance from the train. Meadow Farm was originally built by Albert L. Smith of the Smith Barney investment firm. It was then conveyed to the Lippincott family of publishing fame, who published The Story of the Trapp Family Singers which inspired the beloved Sound of Music. It is said that Maria Von Trapp stayed at this home during the writing of her story. It has the feel of a historic country manor with all the modern conveniences. It truly blends the past with the present. Don t miss the chance to own a spectacular piece of history.

Listing Area: Lower Gwynedd Twp (10639)

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Amenities

  • Breakfast Area
  • Carpet
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry
  • Refrigerator
  • Wood Floors
  • Pond
  • Wood Heating
  • Stall Shower
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Stone Flooring

features

cooling
Electric
lot description
Level
Style
Colonial, Detached House

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Appliances
Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Compactor, Dishwasher, Disposal, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Icemaker, Intercom, Oven - Double, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances
Basement
Full, Fully Finished
Cooling
Central A/C
Fireplace Info
Fireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Marble, Stone, Screen, Wood
Garage Info
3.00
Heating
Forced Air, Hot Water
Sewer
Public Sewer, Community Septic Tank, Private Septic Tank
Style
Colonial

EXTERIOR

Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Hot Tub, Outbuilding(s), Tennis Court(s)
Lot Description
Front Yard, Level, Pond, Private, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Roofing
Shingle, Shake, Pitched

INTERIOR

Flooring
Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Partially Carpeted, Terrazzo, Wood, Marble
Interior Features
Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Pantry, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, WhirlPool/HotTub, Wine Storage, Wood Floors, Exposed Beams, Recessed Lighting
Rooms
13

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Body of Water
Well
Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty
Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty is your destination for luxury real estate listings. This property for Sale at 604 PENLLYN PIKE, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 United States is a Detached House with 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and 3 partial baths. It is located in , Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and is in the 19422 zip/post code area. This home of 5,772 Sq.Ft. was built in 1912 and is on a 2.1 Acres lot. Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty also has property listings in cities near Blue Bell, including Broad Axe, Ambler and Blue Bell. If you would like more information about this home for Sale at 604 PENLLYN PIKE, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 United States or would like to schedule a showing, contact the agent listed above for more information. You may also sign in, create an account, and save this listing for later reference by using icons at the top of this page.

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