Upon entering the gates to this impressive property, you feel as if you have been transported into a private and secluded country estate, yet you are just minutes to Chestnut Hill and Center City Philadelphia. This beautiful five bedroom home is located on one of the most desirable streets in Wyndmoor, encompassing 1.68 acres of mature plantings, perennial gardens, period stone walls, and including a one bedroom carriage/guest house. The home was designed by renowned Philadelphia architect Frank Rushmore Watson in 1924.
The first floor begins with an unbelievable entry vestibule highlighting the arched solid front door, which upon opening invites guests down a beautiful brick paved center hall opening to the large, step down beamed great room with gas fireplace and original stained glass window. The first floor also includes sun room with gas fireplace, large sun-filled paneled dining room with custom built-ins, gas fireplace and large windows overlooking a beautiful wisteria framed slate patio and gardens, large updated eat-in kitchen with granite counters, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, large center island and open sitting area/den, formal powder room, and mudroom/laundry room. The second floor includes an updated master suite with gas fireplace, walk-in closet and dressing area, balcony overlooking grounds, large full bath with double vanity, walk-in glass framed shower and large soaking tub, study/office with built-ins, two additional large en-suite bedrooms with walk-in closets and updated full baths, and bonus room, perfect for a reading room, study or yoga room. Third floor includes two bedrooms with full hall bath and oversized media room/game room with built-ins and oversized walk in cedar storage closet.
All this and a wonderful one bedroom carriage house with full bath, kitchenette and interior and exterior entrance, attached two-car garage, updated systems, walk to Chestnut Hill and just a short drive to Center City.
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