Nestled on a breathtaking acre of property, this spectacular 3-story estate home enjoys a superior location in Northside Bryn Mawr, with access to all conveniences & award-winning Lower Merion Schools. Also located on the pristine grounds with lush lawn, perennial gardens, specimen plantings, landscape lighting, and new fencing & gates is a beautiful swimming pool for resort-style living. Generous parking is provided in the spacious drive and detached 3-car garage with new doors & a renovated, open concept studio apartment with a kitchenette above it. This classic Colonial has been lovingly restored, thoughtfully expanded & meticulously appointed by its discerning owners, with approximately a half a million dollars in improvements made since 2013. Elegant details & old world character set forth by beamed ceilings, custom built-ins & arched doorways are complemented by the modern amenities & desirable floorplan desired by today's upscale buyers. Extensive upgrades include conversion to a gas furnace with upgraded HVAC, state-of-the-art security, new speakers in main rooms & on the new pool deck, a high-end remotely-controlled AV system & other smart features. Entertain in style in the grand living room that spills into the formal dining room, both with hardwood floors, gorgeous millwork & fireplaces. A wood-paneled den/library with a fireplace & built-in bookshelves is an intimate setting for cocktails or reading. The huge gourmet kitchen is a chef's delight & central gathering spot graced by Signature custom cabinetry, granite counters & island, rich hardwood floors & top-grade stainless steel appliances. Adjacent sits the family room keeping everyone comfortable & connected, with ceiling beams, custom built-ins & a cozy fireplace. An architecturally distinctive wood staircase with a graceful iron railing winds up to the 2nd level where you'll find your stunning master suite. Sunny exposures, a fireplace, fitted walk-in closet & a spa-inspired marble bathroom indulge your senses. The baths in the home including the 1st-floor powder room have been nicely updated. The 2nd floor also presents 3 large light-filled BRs, 3 full baths & a study/home office. Perched on the 3rd story is a bonus/rec room, BR with built-ins & full bath with sky-lit shower. An unfinished basement with laundry and a climate-controlled wine cellar are other highlights of this magnificent, ideally-addressed residence.
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