This singular home on 3+ acres is located in a small enclave of fine properties adjacent to the Pennypack Nature Preserve. Situated on a knoll overlooking a pond in a park-like setting, it's hard to imagine a more serene environment with such a convenient location. Distinctive double doors with beveled glass panels open to a dramatic two-story foyer with limestone floor and double staircase. Extensive use of crown moldings, custom millwork, tall solid pine doors, hardwood flooring, eye-catching marble, stone and granite and custom lighting throughout, highlight this extraordinary home. Large rooms with 10' high ceilings on the first floor and a whole house stereo system create opportunities for entertaining on a grand scale. A banquet sized dining room with cherry cabinetry and fireplace with fossil limestone surround is ideal for family gatherings or formal events. Soaring 20' ceiling and a large stone fireplace in the sunlit great room enhance an ideal space for art display. The designer kitchen with natural stone floor and Signature custom cabinetry features mica and black granite countertops with a tumbled marble backsplash. A large center island contains a vegetable sink with instant hot water. High end stainless steel appliances from DCS, Monogram and Fisher-Paykel, include a full 6 burner gas range in addition to a double wall oven. For informal summer dining glass doors in the breakfast area open to a deck. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large laundry room with cabinetry and storage area. Nearby, the billiard room with a slate floor and coffered ceiling features a two-tiered wet bar with liquor cabinet, wine cooler and ice maker. Completing the first floor is a spacious in-law suite with living room, kitchenette, breakfast area, den and large bedroom with walk-in closets and elegant marble bath. A private sitting area opens to the rear patio. The curved staircases lead to a spacious 2nd floor landing overlooking the great room, foyer and a scenic view from a bank of windows above the entry. Enhanced by 9' ceilings and crown molding, the second floor includes a luxurious main bedroom suite with a fireplace, rear deck, mini-bar, and two custom walk-in closets. The luxurious granite bath features a whirlpool tub and oversized steam/shower. Three additional bedrooms are serviced by two well-appointed baths. The finished lower level with private entrance affords approximately 4000 sq. ft. of flexible space that includes a home theatre with 110" screen, surround sound and tiered seating, as well as a sauna, tanning room, gym, office, conference room, walk-in cedar closet and workshop. A bonus guest suite is complete with bedroom, sitting room, full bath - and natural light. Spanning the entire length of the rear of the house is a patio with outside speakers - the perfect complement to outdoor entertaining. The kitchen deck overlooks the lighted spa and L-shaped pool with lap and diving areas. This secluded summer oasis is framed by a sweeping lawn bordered by trees. In addition to attached garage space for four cars, there is extensive driveway parking highlighted by a landscaped island at the front entry. This unique property is an outstanding value and a very special opportunity for a very lucky buyer!
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,...
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