Impressive 5 bedroom 5 Full and 2 half bath French Mansion styled home situated on one of the most breathtaking properties in all of Lower Merion featuring a 3.96-acre parcel with tennis court, pool, magnificent gardens, and centennial trees. Accessed from a long private drive, ascend wide stone stairs which lead to a dramatic center Foyer where a sweeping staircase and balconied overlook set the stage for sophisticated fully custom highest quality construction. The large step-down Living Room with wood burning fireplace invites generous more formal entertaining while the connected stepped Theater/Media Room expands the opportunity for hosting unparalleled gatherings with elevated style. Enjoyed from the dramatic two-story foyer, an elegant Dining Room with columned entry and wall of windows overlooks the front arrival courtyard and is capable of seating 8 guests with ease. A service door swings to reveal an exceptional bespoke Kitchen with lacquered quartersawn custom cabinetry, stone topped seated island and appliances that allow for seamless entertaining. Positioned steps away is a home Office, Breakfast Room and large step-down Family Room with fireplace and handsome coffered ceiling. Framed by floor to ceiling windows, these family gathering spaces and deep surrounding brick terraces embrace the extraordinary pastural grounds, views of pool, tennis court and beyond to shared private landscapes. One of two staircases lead to the Second Level where a deluxe Master Suite with his and her closet and dressing areas, private office and spa quality master Bath open to a second level Balcony with magnificent tree top views. Three additional bedrooms, one with en-suite bath and two sharing a hall bath complete the Second Level. Mostly finished Garden Level opens to the back yard through French doors. Generous recreation area with bar, gym and immense storage offers high ceilings and desired less formal area. A 3 car garage is attached to the home and offers entry into the home while a separate, 3 car detached garage provides additional parking space. Polished, detailed and beautifully presented; a dynamic combination of a turn key home in an idyllic setting.
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One might call Bryn Mawr, Rosemont, Haverford and Villanova “the college belt” of the Main Line. Home to Bryn Mawr College, Rosemont College, Haverford College and Villanova University, these towns – Villanova, in particular – are well known in part because of the presence of these small, private institutions of higher learning. What is rather nice, however, is that none...
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