Type: Residential - Single Family
Subdivision: None Available
You will approach this 7000 square foot home through a gated, tree-lined drive, set back on a magnificent custom 6.5 acre estate. This Classic Contemporary Estate Home was designed by John DiNissio of the Sullivan Agency and was built by Ulrichsen and Knauss. The grounds are breathtaking with European inspired gardens, cobblestone curbing and accent fountains, annexed terraces, and bluestone patio. Relax or swim in a heated replastered Swim-Mor inground pool, surrounded by a lighted tennis court, and gazebo overlooking vast lawn space as well as a stocked pond. Entrance is made thru exquisite mahogany doors that open up to a sun-filled home with massive windows, high ceilings, with spacious rooms. Quality craftsmanship encompass this 5 bedroom, 5 bathrooms, and 2 half-bath, set off with a finished walk-up lower level. The dramatic, elegant two-story Foyer, with marble floors and center staircase, is balanced by a separate formal living and dining room. Anchored by a striking floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, the two-story family room overlooks picturesque views, and opens with double French doors to the adjacent Sun Room. The chef's kitchen features most recent stainless steel appliances, ample custom cabinetry, a walk-in pantry, granite counter tops, and island, with a breakfast bar. A spacious butler's pantry leads to the breakfast room which has a stone fireplace and exterior door leading to the rear yard terraces. Also on the main level is the library, complete with cherry built-ins, desk, and marble gas fireplace. A rear staircase leads to the upper level featuring the owner's suite with custom built-ins. A cozy sitting room features a gas fireplace with marble surround and wet bar. The master bath ism a great place to relax with a steam shower & expanded whirlpool tub. The open balcony hallway leads to 4 additional generously-sized bedrooms, each with private full bath entrance, plus the staircase to a 3rd floor bonus room. The finished lower level is basically a recreation area with a full bath, and glass doors, leading up to the rear yard. Some of the numerous upgrades includes a roof, installed in 2013, with a life span of 50 years(2013). Also worth mentioning is state of the art sound, security, & water filtration systems. There is plenty of room in a 3 car garage with newer doors. The basketball/tennis courts re-surfaced 4 years ago (2016). Taxesfor both parcels are $35,591. for 2019 This spectacular resort estate is close to central Philadelphia and minutes from shopping, recreation, restaurants and Laurel Creek Country Club. The main level has potential for 1st floor bedroom. Some furnishings are negotiable. POSSIBILITY OF SUBDIVISION WITH VARIANCE.