Presenting "Glendower"! Arched fieldstone entry walls flank your "Welcome Home" leading to a sweeping driveway as you are immediately taken aback by the grandeur of this historic homestead. Perched on 5.7 acres & complemented by stately trees & lush gardens, this elegant home is nestled in a secluded settling that can't be duplicated. The history & folklore includes George Washington stopping by en route to Valley Forge, Forefathers of the Declaration of Independence escaped to Glendower for county retreats, a stop on the underground railroad, Abe Lincoln's Grandmother resided for a time, hand written sheep skin deeds used to convey its ownership through the years. Formal living areas offer original wide plank random width hardwood floors, high ceilings, tall windows w/ deep window sills, detailed moldings & built-in hutches & cabinetry. Cozy-up to any of the 7 wood burning fireplaces. Escape to the Library or kick-up & watch the game in the Family Room, be entertained in the Music Room, greet guests in the formal entry hall & host grand events in the inter connecting Living, Dining & Music Rooms. The household can catch up on their daily activities while dining informally in the original summer Kitchen warmed by a walk-in fireplace that was used for the daily cooking in its day. Master Suite offers a retreat from the hustle & bustle of the household, a Princess Suite & 3-4 additional Bedrooms & 3 Baths, super convenience of a 2nd floor Laundry & back staircase. 2+ car Garage w/ the luxury of auto openers makes coming home a seamless effort. Garage connects directly to the homestead through a window paned enclosed breezeway, so you never have to bear the outdoors & inclement weather. This informal entry offers multiple closets & shelfed storage. Outside living offers multiple settings to relax, entertain guests, have a picnic & fire up the built-in barbeque. Terraces, patios, decks, canopy areas & in ground pool, it's your choice! The Barn has been restored & converted into a multi-purpose building- Pool House w/ Baths & changing rooms; an event center or party hall- complete w/ a full kitchen & wet bar, soaring ceilings, fireplace & wall of glass looking out to the pool decks & terraces; 2 Bedrooms- Au Pair, Caretaker or In-Law Quarters; Garage, Workshop & abundance of storage. Additional 2-car detached Garage to tuck away your personal treasures. If this is a property that piques any interest, it is a must see to appreciate all that it offers!
About this Area
Montgomery County, Pa., located just northwest of Philadelphia, is Pennsylvania’s second-wealthiest county thanks to the presence of such communities as Gladwyne, Bryn Mawr, Rydal, Abington, Huntingdon Valley, Lower Gwynedd and others. The county is 487 square miles and has a population of approximately 800,000 people. It is an incredibly diverse place as far as housing stock and community feel,...
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the TREND Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty participates, and is provided by TREND through a licensing agreement. The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Data last updated: 01/16/2019.
Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have sold or are no longer being offered for sale. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller.