This beautiful Chestnut Hill estate adjacent to Morris Arboretum was built in 1924 and features gorgeous original architectural details like random width flooring, never-painted hand-carved woodwork and deep windowsills, nestled on a private lot among mature plantings and gardens. Built for entertaining and gracious everyday living, this Dutch-style stone home offers multiple French doors to the rear terraces and grounds.
An inviting drive leads to the lovely front entrance. The center entrance hall with powder room and grand staircase opens to a spacious loggia with original stone checkered floor, wood stove fireplace and 3 sets of French doors to the peaceful rear terraces. Large living room has original built-in shelving, carved stone fireplace, beautiful bay window nook and door to the rear terrace. Dining room with large bay window and built-in, curved corner cabinetry. Adjoining butler’s pantry and cozy kitchen with large center island, French doors to the rear deck overlooking the lush grounds. A rear entrance with laundry room also doubles as a gardening room/workroom and offers access to the side walled courtyard.
The large master bedroom has an updated, ensuite bath and Juliet balcony. Second bedroom suite with bath and two bedrooms with a jack and jill bath. Large in-law suite with bath, bedroom, kitchenette and den with private rear access. The large, detached carriage house would be perfect as a nanny or in-law suite, and offers a good-sized living room, bedroom, kitchen and full bath.
The grounds are resplendent with multiple terraces, an in-ground pool, walled pea gravel courtyard with gorgeous plantings and mature trees. Conveniently located close to local shops and restaurants, this one-of-a-kind Chestnut Hill estate is not to be missed!
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