Majestically situated on architecturally landscaped grounds in the heart of highly sought after Gladwyne, this striking 5 BR 3.1 BA beautifully appointed center hall colonial exudes craftsmanship throughout. Characteristic of the home's many thoughtful and upscale touches, the welcoming grand center hall with slate entryway followed by gleaming hardwood floors contains both walk-in entry closet and powder room, and flows seamlessly to LR with hardwood floors, dental molding and brick, wood-burning fireplace; office; carpeted FR with fireplace and 2 floor-to-ceiling built-ins; and DR with chandelier, hardwood floors, dental molding and French doors to paver patio. From DR, continue to bathed-in-light chef's kitchen with granite center island which seats 4, Thermador 48" gas stove with commercial grade blower/vent, Thermador double oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, Century cherry cabinetry, double sink, Asko DW, gigantic walk-in pantry, and breakfast area with Palladium window, vaulted ceiling, chandelier, skylights and outside entrance to patio. Hardwood floored area off kitchen leads to carpeted back stairs up, or sweeps down hardwood stairs flanked with windows to lower level. Upper level houses envy-inducing MBR with tray ceiling, recessed lighting, walk-in closet with extensive built in cherry cabinetry and shelving, and sumptuous master BA complete with corner steam shower, his/her marble-topped vanities and cherry floor to ceiling cabinetry. Continue down hallway with 2 closets to BR 2, with granite-enhanced en suite bath, on your way to 3 more sizable bedrooms with ample closet space, and also to convenient 2nd floor laundry and fabulously renovated granite and tile hall bath. Lower level contains side entry mud room with chandelier, porcelain tile floors and handy storage cubbies. This attractive space also accesses finished billiard room enhanced by inviting bar with brass foot rail, large unfinished storage area, and oversized two-car garage. Side entrance leads to driveway and stone steps to tranquil, idyllic grounds. Virtually no aspect of this home is original, and every detail is an upgrade in this masterfully crafted home in prime Gladwyne location with easy access to city, all major highways, greater suburbs, airport and acclaimed Lower Merion schools. Many of the homes on this street have sold directly. 1154 Norsam sold 6/8/2015 for $1.2 mil; 1143 Norsam sold 8/15/2017 for $1.2 mil.