Haverford, PA is the type of place where people come to settle down and raise a family. in fact, 83.12% of all residents in this suburban town own their homes, compared to the 13.47% who rent. Haverford is a prosperous area out side of Philadelphia where the median home value is about $640000. In comparison, the county median home value in Haverford is $185400. It's a popular township, as only 3.41% of the homes in Haverford, PA are currently vacant.
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What a beautiful location to call home! On a large flat corner lot, peace and serenity await you in this much desired North-side Haverford cul-de-sac neighborhood. Here you will find this bright and sunny French Colonial with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with fully finished lower level. As you enter notice newly finished hardwood floors (2019) and a grand two-story entrance. Coat closets on both sides of the double front door can house your party guests coats as they arrive. Your furniture will fit in the graciously sized living room and large dining room to the right and left of the entry hall in this beautiful & functional traditional layout. Behind the living room is a large office space that could be converted to a first-floor bedroom if needed. The family room with brick fireplace is situated between the office and an expansive kitchen with breakfast room. The updated kitchen has a center island with cook top. It is perfect for the energetic cook and boasts newer Thermador appliances (cook top 2019), 42-inch oversized refrigerator, granite counter tops, lots of antique white custom cabinetry & huge pantry. French doors from your breakfast room lead to the fenced backyard with a pool & spa and plenty of flat play area. Conveniently placed is your mudroom and laundry between the kitchen and garage entrance (2012 new garage doors) Large casement windows, many of them recently installed (2019 Anderson windows transferable lifetime warranty), allow beautiful views of the outdoors from most rooms. The powder room and two car attached garage finish off the first floor living space. On the second floor is a large master bedroom and master bath with shower, whirlpool tub and double sink vanity. The bedroom next to the master has a brick fireplace and could also work fine as the sitting area for the master bedroom. There are two additional ample bedrooms with large closets and a newly renovated hall bath tub/shower (2019). New carpet has been installed throughout the second floor (2019). The surprising lower level seems to never end with functional refinished space. There is even a full bathroom! The lower level is spot less and the tile floors make for easy clean up. This multi-use area has space for a playroom, media room and office. Plus you get ample storage. The pool/spa combo and a large Tennessee stone patio (2014) are the perfect stage for relaxing or entertaining. Other items of interest are 2009 HVAC and 2006 roof. Gladwyne Elementary is the feeder elementary school in the highly rated Lower Merion School District. Come make this house your own!
Tucked away in the desirable North Side Haverford, find your own personal retreat at 139 Rose Lane. A trip down the verdant driveway leads you to this gorgeous home, which includes a 2 car garage and large driveway, offering plenty of parking for you and your favorite guests. A leisurely stroll along the paver walkway leads to the elegant front door, which opens to reveal a stunning double height foyer and hints at the quality finishes throughout such as hardwood flooring, crown molding and much more. From the foyer you can choose your own adventure- head left into the beautiful den/office, with its built-in shelving and window seat that frame the large windows, or you can take a right into the elegant, formal dining room- complete with ample natural light, pendant lighting fixture and built-in china cabinet. We recommend continuing straight ahead into the living room to admire the elegant fireplace and soak in some of the abundance of sunlight from the double French Doors, which lead out to the patio and your very own in-ground pool. Whichever way you decide, you should still take some time to also take a look through the gorgeous kitchen, complete with island, stainless steel appliances, custom tile flooring & subway tile backsplash, as well as a skylight. The kitchen also includes a delightful breakfast area with French doors to its own sectioned off area of the yard- just the spot for your morning cup of coffee. Continue through the first floor to take a look through the conveniently located full bathroom before arriving at the impressive master suite, which includes an immense walk-in closet with dressing area, as well as a luxurious, custom tiled master bathroom, featuring a large dual vanity, separate soaking tub, radiant heated floors and tiled shower with glass enclosure. Take a short trip upstairs to take a look through the three generously sized bedrooms, as well as the beautifully tiled hall bath with separate tub and shower with frameless glass enclosure. For those who are looking for extra room, the fully finished basement is ready and waiting to accommodate whatever additional indoor space you need- home theater, rec room, home office- the possibilities are endless! The basement also includes laundry for your comfort & convenience. While this home may appear to be miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is actually found close to several restaurants and cafes, regional rail stops and more, so you don't have to sacrifice convenience for peace and quiet. Don't wait, see this home today!
A Fawn Lane Gem! Newly Renovated Open Floor Concept! Don't Miss the Opportunity to Own this Split Stone Ranch in the Coopertown Community of Haverford. Main Level: Enter the well-appointed mudroom hallway, take off your boots, hang up your coat and duck into a handy home office. From there walk onto new hardwood floors into the living room complete with traditional fireplace and new bay window. Enjoy spending time with your family and friends open to the dining room and fully renovated kitchen, with new stainless steel appliances, including a built in wine fridge. Make good use of the granite countertops and kitchen island with seating for three. From the dining area walkout to a quiet patio favorably located adjacent the driveway and detached garage. Second Level: Only 5 steps up are two nice sized bedrooms and newly renovated bathroom. Third Level: Relish your privacy in a master bedroom complete with remodeled ensuite bathroom. Fourth Level: A walk-up unfinished attic with major potential; finish to use as you please! Lower Level: A fully finished walkout lower level can be enjoyed as a family room or kid-friendly hangout, complete with separate laundry/utility room and bonus powder room! Conveniently located within walking distance of Coopertown Elementary, its fields and playground! Enjoy summer gatherings organized by the Coopertown Neighborhood and holiday festivities complete with luminary lit street. Take advantage of its close proximity to public transportation to Center City Philadelphia and New York City. Socialize and Dine at a plethora of nearby shops and restaurants of Bryn Mawr, Ardmore, Haverford Square and Suburban Square.
Come see this beautifully appointed condo, located just steps from the clubhouse and fitness center, with all the architectural detail that sets Pohlig Builders apart. This Penthouse level Glencoe, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with den and study, features a well conceived open floor. With its southeast exposure, enjoy the natural light while in your condo or sitting on the covered terrace overlooking the parklike setting of Haverford Reserve. Custom upgrades, too numerous to mention here, include: A Gourmet Kountry Kraft Kitchen; Hardwood Floors in all open living areas & den; Custom Built in cabinetry; Custom Millwork throughout; and Gas Fireplace with marble surround. DEEDED UNDERGROUND PARKING FOR 2 CARS and storage. Experience maintenance free living at its finest. Athertyn at Haverford Reserve, conveniently located in the heart of the Main Line, is situated within a 209 acre residential and preservation development. Residents enjoy exclusive use of the clubhouse, fitness center, pool with spa and tennis courts. Capital contribution is $2,928.00. Move in fee is $500 with a $250 refundable security deposit.
This unit is in move-in condition! Conveniently located and walkable to great shopping, public transportation, Merion Cricket Club, restaurants, and more, this fabulous, recently remodeled 3,200+ sq. ft. condo in the sought-after luxury building of 101 Cheswold Lane has 2 bedrooms with possibility of a 3rd and 2.1 updated bathrooms, oversized living and dining rooms, library/den, sun room, office, breakfast room and updated kitchen. With great sunlight throughout the unit, this home exudes warmth and elegance with a wonderful floorplan that lends itself to entertaining in small intimate groups or large gatherings. Guests have wonderful space to circulate. Entering a sophisticated, spacious marble-floored hall with 2 large guest closets and powder room, the hall leads to the oversized, gracious living room with a wall of windows and fireplace. Off the living room is an inviting library/den with a wall of custom, maple cabinetry built- ins and a wet bar area with a wine refrigerator. Off the opposite side of the living room is access to a bright, intimate sun room with tiled floor, 3 walls of windows, and glass sliders to the sizable master bedroom. The master bedroom includes his & hers custom, walk-in closets and a completely renovated, two-room, marble bathroom consisting of a shower room and water closet/ dressing area. The master bedroom also opens to the living room. The formal dining room off the living room is spacious and beautifully appointed with lovely millwork and plenty of space for large, seated formal dinners or for milling/grazing guests at a large cocktail part. Through a swinging door to an office space that leads to the bright breakfast room and renovated chef's kitchen with all new appliances, new back splash, center island, and laundry room/pantry. This unit uniquely has a 2nd entry door located directly across from the front hall door. The 2nd door leads to a hallway behind the kitchen the features large storage closets and entry to a generously-sized 2nd bedroom with 2 large walk-in closets and updated private bathroom. The 2nd bedroom also has direct access to the breakfast room and rest of the condo. The building boasts 24-hour Doorman and security service, on-site management and maintenance, as well as two conveniently located indoor parking spaces. This unit is a must-see!
Simply Gorgeous Walter Durham Treasure! A home of this design & location does not come on the market often. Stunning Architectural Design, Welcoming & Peaceful Setting truly describe this special home. Located on a quiet Cul-de-Sac in the Heart of Haverford, this property offers an Open & Airy Floor-plan with attention to detail. The Main Level features a Transom Paned, Brick Chevron Entrance Offering incredible light; Full Front To Back Walk-through Hallway w/incredible views of the back property afforded by unique Floor to Ceiling Window; a Formal Living Room w/ Original Marble Fireplace (Gas) flanked by Two Full Windowed Doors leading to Gorgeous Flag Stone Patio; Living Room opens to Formal Dining Room (currently used as a Family Room) also with Full Window Door Leading to Patio; Oversized Walk-through Coat Closet with Powder Room featuring Pocket Door, Marble Finishes and Spacious Design; the Gourmet Kitchen provides GE Profile Refrigerator, Thermador Wall Oven, GE Profile Microwave, Miele Dishwasher, Lighted Glass Cabinetry, Marble Backsplash, Wood Mode Custom Cabinetry throughout; Open to the Kitchen resides a warm & inviting Family Room/Dining Area with an Abundance of Light & French Doors to Paver Patio for Entertaining & Summer Dining; a Juliette Balcony overlooking the back open space is not to be missed and completes this incredible space. The Second Level Offers a Full Master Suite w/Bedroom with Juliette Balcony overlooking Patio, Full Bath with Frameless Shower and Soaking Tub & Vanity, Dressing Room w/Walk-in Closet; Two additional Hall Bedrooms- one with Juliette Balcony overlooking back yard, with Corner exposures and Jack & Jill Bath provides elegant living space for all. The Third Level can be used as a Second Master Suite or Guest Suite featuring an Oversized full Walk-in Closet, Full Bedroom with Corner Exposure, Full Bath with Frameless Shower & Stunning Tile D~cor, plentiful Storage as well. The Lower Walk-out Level offers a Full Gym with Bath, Laundry, Bedroom with Full Bath, Cedar Closet and Storage Galore, New Marvin Windows Throughout~..Too many fabulous features to mention. A European Style Exterior with Two Garage spaces and Two Sun Drenched Patios complete this Incredible Property! Just steps to Haverford Square, Suburban Square, the R5 and so much more!
Stunning North Haverford estate on one of the most coveted lots on the Main Line. This timeless stone colonial with slate roof is situated on 2.4 serene acres at the end of a private lane right behind the Merion Cricket Club and walking distance to Haverford train station and town center. The highest quality architectural detail, craftsmanship and materials are matched by private, pristine grounds that include lush yard, pond, pool with spa, flagstone patios and terrace. Enter thru the front door to a grand two-story foyer with marble entrance and wide planked peg wood flooring. Open to an extended living room with soaring ceilings, fireplace and oversized deep silled windows that overlook the grounds. Step up to the dining room with parquet floors, built ins of the finest carpentry and large bay window. The renovated kitchen features custom white cabinets, Viking stove, Sub-Zero fridge and opens to a sun drenched breakfast room with cathedral ceiling, skylights, sitting area and fireplace. This home offers the finest millwork and moldings throughout - including a stately office that peacefully overlooks the pond and walks out to terrace. Upstairs a luxurious master suite includes a sumptuous master bath and expansive walk in closet. Three additional bedrooms, two with jack and jill bath and one en suite complete the second floor. A third floor suite, accessed thru the back staircase, has private bedroom, full bath and large open space for office. Well placed skylights and windows bring in generous natural light. A walk out lower level features the finest knotty pine, stone fireplace and bar, large windows and walkout to terrace. A full bath, gym and laundry room complete this level. Situated up and back off the private lane this home has graceful street presence and embraces the breathtaking property at every turn - the breakfast/ family room, dining room, living room, office and lower level all walk out to the utterly tranquil setting. Unparalleled pride of ownership and first time on the market in over 20 years. Once in a lifetime opportunity to own this North Haverford treasure.
Welcome to "Copewood", a splendid three-story, all-stone Normandy (c. 1930). Current owners took the property through an extensive renovation and significant expansion completed in 2009. The home harmoniously blends rich and timeless architectural details with an up-to-date floor plan and amenities to create spaces sure to please today's most discerning buyer. Situated in prestigious Northside Haverford, this home must be seen. Seeing is believing so schedule your private appointment today!
Don't miss this spectacular center hall Colonial on one of the most sought-after streets in Haverford and award-winning Lower Merion school district situated on a private, double lot. This 5-bedroom home oozes charm and is exquisitely appointed throughout with hardwood floors, updated kitchen, mud room, first floor laundry room, elegant moldings and has a generous driveway, 2 car garage and potters shed. It~s an easy walk to Haverford's R5 train station, Haverford Square, Haverford School, Merion Cricket Club, Suburban Square, numerous boutiques and restaurants, the Haverford College walking trails, and much more. Spend time on the gorgeous, secluded, covered porch surrounded by stunning gardens. The owner has recently installed a new roof, hot water heater, and made electrical upgrades. It's a true gem and won't last long! *Sale of adjacent lot included parcel # 40-00-05428-004
Located on a coveted, private lane at the end of a cul-de-sac sits this 1930~s classic stone estate on 1.45 acres. From the moment you step inside you can~t help but notice the extensive moldings and timeless architectural details throughout yet a layout conducive to today~s style of living. Enter into the foyer and through the double French doors into the sunken formal living room abounding with sunlight and enjoy the natural views overlooking Mill Creek and its valleys. Whether entertaining a large group or sitting fireside by the original marble fireplace this room is certain to be enjoyed. Solid original doors lead to the spacious dining room, easily accommodating dinner for 12 with a fireplace and built in cabinetry. A cozy separate family room provides an area of relaxation with walls of custom built in bookshelves. The bright eat in kitchen features granite counters, an island, double Thermador ovens, Subzero refrigerator, butler service area with 2nd sink, pantry and access to the back staircase. Ascend the elegant staircase and find the master suite with a walk in closet and adjacent bath with walk in shower and soaking tub plus 3 additional generously sized bedrooms with en suite baths, hardwood flooring and ample closet space. A separate linen room provides extra storage. The third floor houses the 5th bedroom with en suite bath plus a cedar closet for seasonal items. The lower level is beautifully finished with plenty of lighting and moldings throughout offering a second entertaining area/playroom with a fireplace, as well as a separate room for an office/gym plus a powder room, wine cellar and attached two car garage. Outside relax by the heated pool/spa taking in the tranquility of the lovely private yard bordered by perennials and lush flowering trees, or meander down the stone pathway to the expansive terrace with multiple entertaining areas overlooking the natural valleys and Mill Creek. This home truly offers year round enjoyment inside and out. Premier North side Haverford neighborhood with walkability to the train, restaurants and shops of both Haverford Square and Suburban Square as well as Merion Cricket Club, a lovingly maintained home not to be missed.
Idyllically located in an exclusive, sought-after neighborhood, nestled at the end of a private tree-lined lane in Haverford sits this beautiful Cape Cod-style residence and fabulous family home. Encounter gorgeous natural environs as you approach your oasis that will stir your senses and create a feeling of seclusion. Enjoy the serenity of the meticulously landscaped, lush acre of property, enveloping a gracious home with lovely exterior stone work that beckons you inside. A marble entryway greets you and opens to an elegant reception hall. Newly refinished hardwood floors enrich much of the main floor. Generously-proportioned living spaces provide a flawless flow for entertaining . The light-filled living room centered by a fireplace invites comfort for hosting guests, and is brightened by a big bowed picture window on one of two sunny exposures. Fit the whole family in the spacious kitchen where the chef can prepare meals as the gang comfortably gathers. Abundant white cabinetry, granite countertops, tiled backsplash, and stainless steel GE appliances adorn this favorite room in the house. Step out the separate door to the rear patio to dine al fresco. This open concept Kitchen opens to a large gracious dining room creating perfect entertaining flow. Here a huge bow window overlooks the flagstone patio and custom built-ins can accommodate your favorite china. Just beyond the dining room is the Den/home office/family room with built-ins and a floor-to-ceiling brick gas fireplace. It also opens to the covered portion of the rear patio for the ultimate outdoor pleasure and additional access to the living room to create wonderful entertaining and living flow. The first floor sleeping quarters are comprised of 3 large bedrooms illuminated by windows on double exposures. The peaceful master has a large walk-in plus two additional large closets, as well as a white tiled en-suite bath. There~s also a 2nd guest suite and a full hall bathroom. A mudroom/laundry room with a rear doorway accesses the oversized 3-car garage and has access to the back stairway to the finished lower level, which is a wide open, carpeted 800+ sq. ft. multipurpose family/game/playroom with an exposed stone wall. The wine cellar is on the lower level. The residences~ 2nd unfinished story is sizable with 2 multipurpose rooms each with a walk-in closet and an area that could be finished into a bathroom. It also hosts plenty of easy access attic storage. Home is calling, in a private yet prime location near all the conveniences!
Gracious Custom Home in Coveted Haverford Reserve: Enjoy your perfect family home, quality custom-built by Guidi Homes, located in the Main Line~s sought-after community, Haverford Reserve. This wonderful carriage-style residence on lush landscaped grounds marries elegance with comfort in a picturesque setting, amid a lovely nature preserve. Be welcomed by a soaring 2-story foyer with an arts & crafts staircase and generous natural light filtering in. Rich wood floors and thick crown moldings/baseboards add character on the main level which is very bright, open and airy. The thoughtful layout affords gracious areas for entertaining as well as private places for relaxing, such as the spacious study/office with bay window off the entryway.An effortless flow exists between the stunning gourmet kitchen, open breakfast area, and light-bathed family room with a gas fireplace & custom built-ins, for easy living and hosting. Appointed for the chef, the kitchen offers a large center island accented in dark gray, attractively contrasting the white quartz countertops with gray veining, white cabinetry & white tiled backsplash. A white farm sink, stainless steel appliances by Bosch & Sub-Zero, and built-in desk with wood top make this sophisticated setting a favorite spot to gather. Glass French doors in the sunny breakfast room extend out to the peaceful paver patio.Connecting the kitchen to the dining room with ample seating for a large group is the well-equipped butler~s pantry featuring a wet bar & wine fridge. A smartly-designed custom-fitted pantry, convenient mudroom with herringbone pattern tiled floor, and tasteful powder room complete the finely-planned main level.Atop the staircase is an open landing overlooking the center foyer. The vaulted master suite is a divine retreat with soothing color tones and 3 walk-in closets outfitted for optimal organization & storage. Unwind in the serene spa bath with his/her vanities, an oval soaking tub, walk-in shower & water closet. Two additional family bedrooms with private vanity areas share a sleekly appointed full bath. The 2nd floor also presents a laundry room. The finished lower level is beautiful and versatile with a sitting area, full bath, family room with wet bar & double French doors leading up to the outdoor patio. Built-in speakers throughout the house for background music and rough-in for an elevator if future installation is desired are extra highlights. The best of luxury, low-maintenance awaits!
Incredible opportunity to own a completed home at Athertyn without the wait! Available now! The very popular and hard to find Escher 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath floorplan is ready for delivery. This sophisticated residence benefits from a Northwest exposure and is bathed in an abundance of natural light. Enter a grand foyer with upgraded, warm hardwood floors. A large dining room is perfect for gatherings with friends and family and the living room with fireplace including a granite surround is an elegant and natural focal point. Opposite find a designer kitchen with oversize kitchen island, extra cabinets, hi-end quartz countertops and classic subway tile backsplash. Not to be missed is a deluxe appliance package including a gorgeous Wolf cooktop, free standing stainless steel exhaust hood with glass canopy, in counter microwave and more. Find a beautiful morning room, perfect for breakfast, adjacent and a private terrace overlooking a peaceful sylvan landscape of woodlands and walking trails. The views and light are not to be missed! The design features a split floorplan, where the bedrooms are on opposite sides of the home, meaning privacy for everyone. The owner~s retreat is accessed via a short hall and includes a sumptuous en-suite bath with Jacuzzi bathtub, generously sized shower and large double bowl vanity. Two large his-and-her walk-in closets ensure there~s room for everything! The master bedroom itself is well sized with beautiful views included! The second bedroom with full bath is found on the other side of the home, along with a large study, perfect as an home office, media room or den. A note about the study: it has been soundproofed for future use as a home theatre or super quiet reading retreat! A powder room off the foyer and dedicated laundry room with laundry sink are absolute must haves, and are included with this design. Highlights of the $100,000 of upgrades are low VOC (non-toxic) paints, non-allergenic wool carpets, rheostat dimmer light switches throughout, upgraded hardware throughout and more. Not to be missed are audio/visual inclusions like a behind-the-wall living room subwoofer, in-wall speakers, and Sonos sound system. Once this home is sold the next Escher plan won~t be complete until 2021! Beyond the home find a dedicated underground, secure parking space and storage area. Ownership in Athertyn includes access to a beautiful clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, social activities and more. Truly a rare and exceptional opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a superlative home in a first rate master planned community, without the wait! Schedule your visit today.
Crafted of stucco over terra cotta block, this centennial English manor style home is nestled on a small rise on a most coveted private lane in North side Haverford. Architecturally balanced and light filled, this 6-7 bedroom, 4 full/3 half bath home has experienced recent tasteful renovations at the hands of the current owners. A handcrafted beveled glass front entry door opens to a small vestibule offering access to a formal powder room and closet. A second mullioned door leads to a truly magnificent entrance parlor with oversized scenic Mercer tile wood burning fireplace. Hardwood floors, quarter sawn oak paneling and two sets of French doors open to the rear brick terrace and pool. This space not only creates a welcoming entry but also functions as an important axis point for connecting the formal to informal areas of the home. To the left of foyer descend elegant wide stairs to formal living room. A full wall of harlequin patterned lead glass windows bathe the room in natural light and offer views of the expansive front grounds. A floor to ceiling Moravian Tile Works fireplace is the focal point of the opposite wall. One of only few custom fireplaces surrounds designed specifically for the original resident and depicting scenes from Wagner~s Opera. The northern exposure of this grand space opens to a screen porch which exits to both the rear and front yards, providing views of the pool terrace and in ground fountain. To the right of foyer through a large cased opening is the formal dining room with gleaming hardwood floors, crown moldings, fireplace and handsome carved mantle. The dining room connects to the kitchen through both a service door as well as a rear passage offering maximum flexibility for formal entertaining or daily family life. Under the design talents of John Milner, the kitchen and adjoining family room and breakfast area create ideal informal gathering space. Chef~s quality appliances and generous storage and preparation spaces create a truly professional and functional kitchen. Steps from the kitchen, the family room with custom built book shelves enjoys wonderful flow between all of the core family spaces. A most charming back porch leads to the family entrance offering Dutch door entry to the bead board mudroom with outfitted storage. An in-formal powder room, large walk-in pantry, rear stairs and basement access complete this first level. Ascend the wide quarter sawn oak stairs with squared balusters and newel posts to the second floor landing. A deluxe master bedroom with masonry fireplace was renovated to include his and her walk-in closets and Master bath with soaking tub, his and hers sink vanities, and standing shower.Double doors open to a second floor family room with French doors to a charming balcony. This room offers intimate and meaningful relaxing or reading space in a second floor environment. Two bright and spacious bedrooms are joined by a renovated white tiled bath. A passage leads to two additional bedrooms, currently used as office space, and renovated hall bath. Both of these rooms enjoy a large, shared sitting room with two exposures of light overlooking the pool and gardens. A large second floor laundry provides generous storage, work and folding space. The third level of the home can be quite flexible in its layout, offering two additional bedrooms, one with ensuite bath, a hall half bath, a recreation/pool room, and floored storage space. An auto courtyard and three car garage with rudimentary bed and bath out fittings above, renovated pool with stone and brick terraces complete the exterior appointments of the home. Thornbury is classic turn of the century main line living at its best. Craftsmanship coupled with recent renovations and exceptional stewardship combine to make the residence at Thornbury a unique and rare offering. House is being sold with 125 Avon Rd lot - Tax I.D.# 40-00-02990-003.
Crafted of stucco over terra cotta block, this centennial English manor style home is nestled on a small rise on a most coveted private lane in North side Haverford. Architecturally balanced and light filled, this 6-7 bedroom, 4 full/3 half bath home has experienced recent tasteful renovations at the hands of the current owners. A handcrafted beveled glass front entry door opens to a small vestibule offering access to a formal powder room and closet. A second mullioned door leads to a truly magnificent entrance parlor with oversized scenic Mercer tile wood burning fireplace. Hardwood floors, quarter sawn oak paneling and two sets of French doors open to the rear brick terrace and pool. This space not only creates a welcoming entry but also functions as an important axis point for connecting the formal to informal areas of the home. To the left of foyer descend elegant wide stairs to formal living room. A full wall of harlequin patterned lead glass windows bathe the room in natural light and offer views of the expansive front grounds. A floor to ceiling Moravian Tile Works fireplace is the focal point of the opposite wall. One of only few custom fireplaces surrounds designed specifically for the original resident and depicting scenes from Wagner~s Opera. The northern exposure of this grand space opens to a screen porch which exits to both the rear and front yards, providing views of the pool terrace and in ground fountain. To the right of foyer through a large cased opening is the formal dining room with gleaming hardwood floors, crown moldings, fireplace and handsome carved mantle. The dining room connects to the kitchen through both a service door as well as a rear passage offering maximum flexibility for formal entertaining or daily family life. Under the design talents of John Milner, the kitchen and adjoining family room and breakfast area create ideal informal gathering space. Chef~s quality appliances and generous storage and preparation spaces create a truly professional and functional kitchen. Steps from the kitchen, the family room with custom built book shelves enjoys wonderful flow between all of the core family spaces. A most charming back porch leads to the family entrance offering Dutch door entry to the bead board mudroom with outfitted storage. An in-formal powder room, large walk-in pantry, rear stairs and basement access complete this first level. Ascend the wide quarter sawn oak stairs with squared balusters and newel posts to the second floor landing. A deluxe master bedroom with masonry fireplace was renovated to include his and her walk-in closets and Master bath with soaking tub, his and hers sink vanities, and standing shower.Double doors open to a second floor family room with French doors to a charming balcony. This room offers intimate and meaningful relaxing or reading space in a second floor environment. Two bright and spacious bedrooms are joined by a renovated white tiled bath. A passage leads to two additional bedrooms, currently used as office space, and renovated hall bath. Both of these rooms enjoy a large, shared sitting room with two exposures of light overlooking the pool and gardens. A large second floor laundry provides generous storage, work and folding space. The third level of the home can be quite flexible in its layout, offering two additional bedrooms, one with ensuite bath, a hall half bath, a recreation/pool room, and floored storage space. An auto courtyard and three car garage with rudimentary bed and bath out fittings above, renovated pool with stone and brick terraces complete the exterior appointments of the home. Thornbury is classic turn of the century main line living at its best. Craftsmanship coupled with recent renovations and exceptional stewardship combine to make the residence at Thornbury a unique and rare offering.
One of the few homes which face celebrated Merion Golf Club, this classic colonial styled estate home has been newly refreshed and hosts 8+ bedrooms, 6 Full & 2 Half baths on a flat, verdant 1.45 acres w/ pool, deep blue stone terraces & spacious 2 Bedroom Cottage above the home's garage. A stone path winds by colorful gardens while window boxes overhead offer a glimpse of the warm welcome to come. The wide foyer capable of greeting & entertaining large gatherings features an almost rm wide impressive sweeping staircase. Gracious is the first word that comes to mind as the formal rms, Dining on the right & Living rm to left, are glimpsed from this reception rm. A wood burning fp w/ surrounding milled shelving opens to an enclosed side porch. Outfitted w/ refrigeration, bar sink & storage w/ charming brick floor, this space is as inviting as an overflow to formal living as it is to taking indoor shelter from the adjacent pool & terrace. Capable of seating 20 or more w/ ease, the DR provides 2 points of access to the butler's pantry & swinging service door to the kit. Updated w/ white cabinetry, an oversized seated island & best quality appliances, the contemporary floor plan belies the home 10 years, flowing from the kit. into the seated tv area & then to a breakfast rm w/ fireplace, custom designed w/ banquette set in a rm wide picture window to take advantage of the golf course view. The owner, a prominent interior designer, removed an existing wall to open the kit. to a proper fmly rm. Highlighted by 10-foot ceilings, this space provides yet another area for informal relaxation adjacent to the kit. & enjoys western views & afternoon light. Ascend the main stair to a 2nd lvl fmly rm w/ double French doors & full view of Merion's stately clubhouse. Hear the pings of golf balls while enjoying the eastern exposure & morning light. A multi-room master suite consisting of Master Bedroom, his & her outfitted marble baths & custom vanities, hers w/ a soaking tub & his w/ an oversized shower, open to a well-considered dressing rm & sitting rm. 3 additional fmly bedrms & 2 full renovated baths are also on this lvl. The 3rd floor boasts high ceilings & as many as 5 add'l rms. Ideal as either bedrm, playrm or generous office space, this 3rd lvl is far from attic space & possesses all the comfort of the 2nd lvl. A separate 2-bedrm cottage set overtop the garage provides exceptional space for short stay, long term guests or full-time staff.
Cheswold Hill Road in Haverford leads thru beautiful grounds, gentle topography and among the Main Line's most gracious and valued houses in a neighborhood that only 100 years ago was Mrs. A.J. Cassat's beloved 54 acre sanctuary, 'Cheswold'. 234 Cheswold Hill Road is 10 minute's walk to the newly renovated Merion Cricket Club and SEPTA train station at Haverford, Haverford Square, Green Engine Coffee and Haverford College's beautiful campus, arboretum and nature trail. The house is a prominent and dignified, three story stone manse of 6000 square feet with classical old world charm. Renowned builder Pasquale Beccia constructed this house as he did all his great houses along the Main Line - almost entirely of hand cut stone and slate. Thus, 234 Cheswold Hill has the best architectural pedigree, with features and qualities of the period, beginning with the location of the lot within the neighborhood. The grounds are in keeping with the house, including the generous scale and wide frontage of a large, deep premium lot. High, rectangular east and west stone chimneys. Master bedroom suite with sunny afternoon balcony overlook, private patios open all along the back of the house for indoor to outdoor living in season, with a fountain, pool and pool house with half bath and kitchenette. Three family rooms. Attached three car garage with easy turn out to double width driveway at the front that easily accommodates numerous or larger cars without any congestion or stress. All naturally sheltered from the bustle of busy roads and speedy cut thru traffic for truly peaceful living.Wide stone steps to the front door portico. Enter the two story center hall with coat closet, elegant step up to the foyer with transverse hall, beautiful carved staircase and large, formal reception rooms. Hall to paneled library with fireplace, built ins and private veranda. Powder room with both vanity and true WC. Large eat-in kitchen is white with white tile, granite tops, new floor, new stainless steel appliances, new double ovens, dual dishwashers and double sinks. Office command hutch, back door to patio. Back kitchen hall for basement, back door, maid's stairs and garages. Dining room has hand pegged hardwood floors, sunny landscape bay window wall to patio at rear, and opens to family / great room. Formal living room has hardwood floors, dentil moldings, gas fireplace, elegant windows to front views and opens beautifully thru two double doors to the rear-set family / great room, which easily completes excellent first floor flow for both daily family life and any seasonal entertaining or hosting requirements.Master bedroom suite allocates nearly half of the second floor. Bedroom has fireplace and his and hers bathrooms, private roof deck and balcony, her dressing area in addition to the master retreat dressing room, all with large closets, beautiful hardwood floors and big bright windows. Large second floor landing at centennial window for beautiful natural light and privacy. Cross landing to two family bedrooms off smaller foyer, both with big windows and large closets, hardwood floors. Both share full, modern hall bath with twin bowl vanities. Back hall to oversize fitness or yoga studio or a teenager's family room, with half bath and laundry. Back stairs descend to kitchen. Steps up to third floor with two more family bedrooms, both with beautiful hardwood floors, cozy, bright dormer windows and closets, both sharing full hall bath. Attic storage.Lower level has third half bath, third family room with daylight windows and plush carpet, fourth fireplace and full service bar with wine storage and refrigeration. Unfinished portion of basement has immense storage rooms, mechanicals, additional laundry location and two separate stair cases to first floor.Pool house has dressing area and half bathroom, kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator, storage.
Just Landscaped (this week) with privacy fence in the backyard & white picket fence in the front yard. Accented with beautiful new flower beds, bushes & trees. Renovated Turn of The Century home in Lower Merion. Charming character with all up-graded amenities gives the buyer the best of both worlds."Move- In Ready" finishes throughout the home. The first floor is all hardwood where old woods blend with new, walls are freshly painted warm gray with pure white moldings. The Kitchen is brand new featuring Shaker White cabinetry with soft close doors & drawers and crown moldings to the ceiling. Granite Counter-tops with a leather finished surface, recessed Lighting, ceiling fan, 5" wide weathered oak floors and Brand New 4-pc Stainless Steel LG Appliances with French Door Refrigerator. First Floor also has a new powder room and back entrance to side yard. The dining room has plenty of space for large family dinners. The living room also features 100 year old hardwood floors & new LED recessed lighting, mixing old with new which resonates throughout the home. Enter the house through the sun-splashed enclosed front porch and it's yellow daisy painted french door. The second floor has a brand new bathroom with subway tiled shower & new insulated tub, penny-tile floor design and carrara marble top vanity. Three Bedrooms all have refinished hardwood floors, good closet space, large old base moldings, all new door knobs & hardware throughout. Steps lead up to a bright, freshly carpeted Bonus Room. Use this as your Home Office, Library, Work-out room etc... The home has a basement, gas heat & central air conditioning. The entire homes electrical system has been upgraded & rewired throughout home. All the knob & tube has been removed. All work throughout the entire renovation was performed with permits & inspections, by master licensed contractors. Great walkable location with a great school system!
Beautiful 5 Bedroom, 3/1 Bath white- painted brick and stone Colonial situated on 1.29 acres along the sought after Rose Lane provides all the comforts and amenities desired for quintessential living. Ascend a wide stone stair to the spacious fron porch that enjoys widespread unobstructed views of the lawns, towering oaks and evergreens. Enter the large center Foyer with generous coat closet and access to three of the home's levels. To the right of the Foyer lies the expansive formal Living Room, bathed in light by a nearly room length bay window, and centered on a brick wood burning fireplace with granite and carved wood surround. Connected to the Living Room, find a Mahogany paneled private Study complete with wall to wall carpeting and custom bookshelves that make it the perfect workplace or escape. Accessed through both Living Room and Kitchen, the formal Dining Room offers crown and chair rail height molding, beautiful views of the backyard greenery and access to a charming Sun Room with Cathedral ceilings and floor to ceiling windows with exclusive views of the side lawn. The kitchen offers a Thermador Broan Elite island gas range , Sub-Zero refrigerator, green marble countertops, a Thermador double oven , a neck high brick fireplace and wide exposures that overlook the stone terrace and hillside greenery. Ascend a short flight of stairs to a carpeted hall with access to three of the home's bedrooms, two which share a hall bath, while one is complete with an en-suite bathroom. Continue up the stairs to the private Master Suite complete with a Sitting Room, Cedar closet, 2 walk in closets, and a full recently renovated Master Bath with his and her sinks, a deep tub, a separate white tiled shower and abundant cabinetry. The fully finished Lower Level is the perfect place for entertaining. The 5th Bedroom, Powder Room, Laundry Room, and Garage can all be found on the first landing, while the bottom level provides a large Family Room with a wood burning fireplace, a full 2nd Kitchen and a Billiard Room. Open the Family Room sliding doors and find the in-ground pool and pool house only a few steps away. Well laid out and ideally located in a convenient location.
Welcome to this magnificent condo at one of the finest buildings on the Main Line. There are many high end up grades, including BRAND NEW HVAC! This home includes custom hand-installed Kentucky hard wood floors, polished black marble dining area and powder room flooring, cactus wood built-in bookcases in family room/third bedroom or can be used as office, and updated bathrooms. The trendy renovated kitchen features Neff custom design cabinetry along with Dacor cooktop, sub-zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and granite counter tops. You can enjoy the convenience of the beautiful wet bar with mini fridge in the living room or office/library while the fireplace illuminates the extra large space. Glass-enclosed terrace room with its own HVAC also outfitted with custom built-ins is used as spare room conveniently located off the owners suite. The Owners Suite has an abundance of closet space - 2 walk-ins as well as a complete wall of custom-built closets. Don't miss this. Guest room with personal bath and also custom built cabinetry/closets and chest. Enjoy casual dining in the breakfast room off kitchen, complete with beverage refrigerator. Laundry is full size expanded space with loads of storage and mechanicals. There are 2 deeded parking spaces in garage below building with close access to elevators. Storage locker is full size room with shelves for your personal items such as luggage, golf clubs, etc. There is a full time door man 24/7, with building supervisor and maintenance staff in residence. The building has a community entertainment room. Great access to all transportation. Easy walk to trains. Walking distance to Suburban Square, Ardmore, and Haverford Square. Please see agent regarding capital contribution at time of move in.
This beautiful Northside Haverford home was originally a carriage home to a Main Line Estate that has been transformed and updated into an extraordinary and functional family home. A new entry has been created that welcomes you into this home that features a large sun-filled great room with a fireplace, French doors that lead to the front yard. There is a gourmet eat-in kitchen with French doors to the fenced in backyard, a cozy library with built-ins and fireplace and amazing Dining Room. The second floor has an expansive, sunfilled master bedroom suite with 2 walk-in closets, a beautiful master bathroom and loft office/sitting room with storage. There are four additional bedrooms and bathrooms on the second floor. A new in-law suite with sitting room above the new 3 car garage has been created. The lower level is perfect for additional living space, storage and a full bathroom. This special home is ideally situated on professionally landscaped private grounds in a great neighborhood.
Extraordinary Walter Durham Stone Manor home sits at the base of a cul de sac on Evans Lane, a private lane in Haverford. Mature manicured landscaping surrounds this lovely home. Many windows and doors provide an abundance of natural light and fabulous view of the surroundings. The kitchen and all bathrooms are gorgeous and all tastefully remodeled by the current owner. Enter into the foyer with a beautiful stairway, coat closet and powder room. Warm newer Hardwood floors flow throughout and lead to the elegant but comfortable dining room. A wall of windows and a door overlook the fabulous outside gardens and a tree top view of the valley. The door leads out to multi level flagstone patios, perfect for entertaining. A gourmet kitchen boasts white Kountry Kraft cabinetry, Antartide Marble counter tops, and high end appliances. Built in Sub zero refrigerator, built in Miele Express coffee maker, built in microwave and a gorgeous 42" Wolf stove with 6 gas burners and a griddle area. An entertainment/ butler's pantry area offers glass door cabinets, a sink and a beverage refrigerator for your convenience. A wonderful kitchen that is both beautiful and easy to use. Large windows and recessed lighting keep this room filled with light. The living room is quite lovely with many built-ins and windows on each side, it leads to the hall with another entertainment area that includes glass cabinetry, a wet bar and a beverage refrigerator. This hall has a whole wall of windows and french doors that lead out to the flagstone patios and gardens. It also opens to the wonderful and spacious family room. Heated wood and brick floors keep this room always feeling cozy. Windows all the way around and a special alcove that currently houses the owners piano but could also be a sunny, comfortable place to relax. On the second floor you'll find a wonderful Master Suite with multiple closets, dressing room and a sumptuous Master Bathroom. A soaking tub and an oversize shower complete this suite. 2 additional bedrooms, each with a walk in closet and 2 full baths complete this level. 3rd floor has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Great attic storage. The lower level has a finished recreation room with a wall of windows and a door out to the large flagstone patio. A second laundry area is on this level. Walking out this door and across the patio you'll arrive at the guest suite- very lovely with it's own heat and air conditioning as well as a large closet and full bathroom. This home has been extremely well cared for and updated throughout by the current owner. Charming, elegant and fabulous location.
This special condominium in prestigious Grays Lane House offers a commodious 2,271 square feet of living space as well as beautiful vistas overlooking the building's roof deck. Open and airy, the unit boasts three bedrooms and three baths in addition to a lovely living room, formal dining room, balcony, spacious kitchen, laundry room, and newer bar. Grays Lane House features twenty-four hour lobby security and is conveniently located just a short walk away from the shops and restaurants of Haverford Square, the R5 train line's Haverford Station, and Haverford College's nature trails.
Location, location, location. 1 block to the Cricket Club, 2 blocks to the train, 2 blocks to restaurants and shops, 1 train stop to Suburban Square and 1 stop to the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. All in the Gladwyne Elementary district....Main Line pied a terre in Landmark building. Move in condition penthouse has been elegantly updated combining European inspiration with modern sensibility. Exquisite sunlight bathes this home on 3 sides through Anderson replacement windows. Oversized updated eat in kitchen with granite counters, recessed lighting and travertine backsplash is complemented by a butlers pantry. Formal dining room and living room enjoy a wood burning fireplace and the refinished floors that are throughout. Central air cools in summer while heat is included in the maintenance fee. Abundant storage in unit is finished with fitted closets and hardwood built ins in LR and MBR. Bathrooms have been updated in keeping with architecture. Crown molding throughout. One of the very few pet friendly buildings on the Main Line. Walk to Merion Cricket Club, Haverford train station (R5), Suburban Square and trails at Haverford College. One of the sellers is a PA licensed Real Estate Agent.
Welcome home to the best value on the Main Line. Located on a quiet street in the highly-sought-after Lower Merion School district, just a 10-minute walk to the Paoli/Thorndale Line at Haverford, and close to all the great dining, shopping and Universities that the Main Line has to offer, this charming traditional brick twin boasts four bedrooms, one full bath, a powder room, and the kind of upgrades that matter: Newer oak flooring throughout, Pella windows, central air conditioning and a remodeled kitchen that a master chef would love, including stainless steel appliances a commercial gas range, dishwasher, an oversized cast-iron farmhouse sink and new cabinetry with plenty of pullouts and a pantry. Enjoy your morning coffee on the sunny front porch overlooking a cascading rock garden shaded by a Maple Tree and a unique Hinoki Cedar. In the evenings enjoy a gentle breeze on your intimate backyard deck surrounded by majestic bamboo tubs, organic tomatoes, roses, tulips, daffodils, pachysandra and ostrich ferns. The home also comes with a very large storage shed replete with gardening tools. Interior storage areas include well-lit 3rd floor storage, ample bedroom closet space and spacious basement, complete with washer and dryer along with a second refrigerator and freezer - all included. The second floor has three good-sized bedrooms, one with a beautiful bay window and the fourth bedroom takes up the entire 3rd floor. The newly remodeled second floor full bath devotes a wall to a floor-to-ceiling fully shelved closet. Compare this home to other four bedrooms in the area priced at well above 400K and you'll see why 531 Barrett Ave has the best combination of location, features and price available on the Main Line.