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Premier Custom Home built with painstaking attention to detail and design on over one acre of beautifully landscaped grounds. This home has been lovingly maintained and improved upon by the same family for 72 years! Once featured in Parade Magazine with a charming French Provincial feel on the outside and a Modern open floor plan inside! A true Architectural Gem with timeless style.Enter the home through the dramatic entrance enhanced by the custom detail of beautiful hardwood floors with handmade French Terracotta inlay. Walk into the Extra Large Living Room featuring an open floor plan that can accommodate a versatile layout. Gorgeous built in Dark Oak bookcases with fine details, matching woodworking, custom carpets and dual sided Gas Fireplace complete the scene. Gaze at the Breathtaking views from the Wall of Windows that capture the mature trees and plantings that enhance this properties appeal. Discover yet another sitting area for entertaining on the opposite side of the Dual Sided Gas Fireplace with custom Travertine Marble Wall and stylish bar. This Happy Hour Oasis and the unique flow of this home allows for relaxing after a long day or entertaining a large crowd. Eighteen foot continuous custom iron rods adorn the floor and continue to the second floor with an artful open feel.Spacious Dining Room with random width pegged floors, storage closets, china cabinet built ins, recessed lighting and beautiful views overlooking the Patio and rear grounds.A cook’s kitchen will be a favorite! Double Wall Ovens and 5 Burner Wolf Cooktop makes preparation a breeze. Separate expansive Breakfast Room with terracotta floors with a European Flair. This unique design captures the feel of the outside while dining and relaxing with many windows, stone wall, custom built ins and Pella sliders overlooking the Patio. The added convenience of being able to enter the attached 2 car garage through this room will be a joy on those rainy days!Don’t miss the first Floor Master Suite with custom designed built in, large walk in closets, sitting area and plenty of windows. You will get lost in your Master Bath featuring double sinks, custom marble, Jacuzzi Tub and glass enclosed stand up shower. Additional first floor hall bath and bedroom, currently being used as a den with custom built ins.Upstairs you will find a unique and versatile layout. There are three/four additional bedrooms. They are currently laid out with three spacious bedrooms with large closets, one with built in desk. There is a very large Family Room with wood built ins, handsome wood beams and beautiful skylights. An informal gathering place for all to relax, do their homework, watch TV and play games. The possibilities are endless with the versatility of layout , wide open space, lots of windows and plenty of storage. There are two additional bathrooms with two sinks, shower and tub. Spacious basement with a powder room, separate large laundry room with Fisher Paykel washer/dryer and plenty of storage. Additional storage room, work area, crawl place and wine storage area with 3 wine cabinets.Many additional upgrades include: larger capacity water heater, upgraded electric, alarm system, New Heat in 4/2017. Save energy with the 3 Zones AC system ,2 new heaters and extra thick Cedar Shake Roof.The outside grounds are level, well landscaped, beautiful Patio for entertaining and convenient location. Enjoy your Park like setting, with privacy hedges, flowering trees and even luscious Blueberry Bushes. A quick commute to Center City by car or train. Close to 309,476 ,Turnpike, area Hospitals, Schools and Universities close by. Don’t miss this one of kind home with craftsmanship from an era gone by.

Property Details for this listing

Other Rooms

Basement
Full

Interior

Interior Features
Built-Ins  /  Carpet  /  Entry Level Bedroom  /  Family Room Off Kitchen  /  Floor Plan - Open  /  Formal/Separate Dining Room  /  Master Bath(s)  /  Skylight(s)  /  Walk-in Closet(s)  /  Window Treatments  /  Wood Floors
Window Features
Bay/Bow
Furnished
No
Laundry
Basement
Fireplace Description
Fireplace - Glass Doors  /  Gas/Propane  /  Mantel(s)

Exterior

Pool
No Pool

Heating & Cooling

Cooling
Central A/C
Cooling Fuel
Natural Gas
Heating
90% Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas

Services

Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer
Security
Security System

Parking

Parking
Attached Garage  /  Driveway
Garage Features
Built In  /  Garage - Side Entry  /  Garage Door Opener  /  Inside Access  /  Oversized

Building

Property Sub Type
House
Structure Type
Detached
Architectural Style
Colonial  /  French  /  Normandy
Stories
2
Accessibility Features
None
Other Structures
Above Grade  /  Below Grade

Construction

Construction Materials
Masonry

Community

County
MONTGOMERY

Address

State
PA

Status

Published Date
January 1, 1970
Modified Date
January 1, 1970 at 12:00 AM

Taxes & Assessments

City Tax Frequency
Annually
County Tax Frequency
Annually