Offered for the first time, this stunning Stone Estate features a gracious floor plan amongst the most idyllic setting in Chestnut Hill. Perched overlooking the Wissahickon, 8800 Towanda is home to over 6, 000 SQ/Ft covering more than 3 acres of land. Formality exudes from the grand foyer, with views of the gardens, to the living room with oversized windows and a stately fireplace. Across the hall, the oversized dining room which adjoins to a butler's pantry and the kitchen which features Sub-Zero refrigeration, double Wolf ovens, and a Wolf cooktop. A sunny breakfast room, cozy wood paneled family room, laundry room with plenty of storage and powder room complete the first floor. The impressive staircase leads you to a master bedroom with en suite bath, dressing room and overlooks the pool and offers 180-degree views of the bucolic setting. Also, a bedroom with en-suite and large walk-in closet and two bedrooms with a Jack-and-Jill bath reside on this level. The fifth bedroom and bonus room could easily convert into an in-law suite or a perfect retreat for the au pair. A basement with walkout access to the pool and a three car attached garage complete the interior of the estate. Set on a beautiful corner lot off of West Chestnut Hill Avenue and Towanda Street, this home boasts unparalleled views of the Wissahickon, gorgeous perennial gardens, and patios that create an incredibly private setting within walking distance of the village of Chestnut Hill. A very rare opportunity for the most discerning buyer.