~Simple Elegance and Pride of Ownership are the hallmarks of this gorgeous center hall stone colonial. The home was designed by noted architect Horace Trumbauer and built in 1910. Gracious details are abundant both inside and outside the home. The exterior construction is entirely Wissahickon Shist stone (all 4 sides, ) in the interior are deep windowsills, sparkling yellow pine wood floors that have been refinished and maintained throughout much of the home. This is a bright, light filled home. Oversized front door opens to a stunning 8 X 20 center hall and staircase with a spectacular palladium window just above the stair landing as it turns towards the 2nd floor. Flanking the center hall are the formal dining room, featuring dentil crown moulding and wainscoting on the opposite side of the center hall is a large formal living room with (wood) fireplace, custom made bookshelves, crown moulding. Double french doors lead to an enclosed all season sunroom with insulated windows & exposed stone. The eat in kitchen has 42" oak cabinetry, white Corian countertops and a tile floor. The kitchen is adjoined on one end by the main level laundry (and access to the flagstone patio and large (terraced) rear yard) and on the other by the butlers pantry complete with shelving & sink. Main level is completed by a powder room- The 2nd level features 4 bedrooms. Master has fireplace and a stunning, just updated marble master bath. Hall bath (w/ tub) and 3 additional bedrooms, all with ample storage complete this level. 3rd level has 2 additional good sized bedrooms and full bath. Basement is finished and well lit with plenty of extra unfinished space for storage. Owners have been loving stewards of this home. This house has been well kept, well maintained and in outstanding condition. Located in the heart of Elkins Park, walking distance to train, ball fields, library, restaurants & shopping. This home exudes elegance and grace and must be seen to be fully appreciated.
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