Seize a rare opportunity to own a meticulously-designed stone Colonial in Penn Valley - conceived by noted architect Walter Durham, masterfully built 1928 and thoughtfully updated to modern perfection. This ideally-located gem is nestled amid 1.5 heavily-wooded acres, boasting a newly-renovated in-ground salt water pool, relaxing spa, and fully-equipped pool house. The expansive main residence offers gracious living and dining quarters, plus 6 bedrooms and 5.5 baths for the comfort of family and guests. Finely detailed and lovingly maintained interiors are filled with natural light and feature gorgeous wide plank wood floors, crown moldings, and 3 fireplaces. In the gourmet kitchen, granite countertops and a cooktop center island are met by stunning custom cabinets, 2 farm sinks, and a wet bar with wine fridge. Built-in Thermador/Viking appliances include a refrigerator-freezer, double ovens, 2 dishwashers, a microwave and warming drawer to suit the chef~s needs. Enjoy breathtaking views of the lushly-landscaped grounds from the sunroom. A set of French doors open to the tranquil pool and patio. The spectacular 750+/- sq ft pool house is an idyllic retreat adorned with a full kitchen, bath, and living area that pours out to the covered patio with poolside views. A wood-burning fire pit and gas barbecue heighten the experience for family gatherings. Follow a canopy of mature trees to a secret pathway leading to a secondary slate patio which is equally enchanting. On the upper level are sizable bedrooms with en-suite baths and ample closets. You~ll especially enjoy the secluded master suite complete with a sitting area, huge walk-in closet, and spa bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Additional highlights include 2 third-floor walkup attics, copper gutters and downspouts, Pella windows, security system, and heated oversized 2-car garage. Experience the allure and legendary architectural design, as well as the Penn Valley location near conveniences and top-rated Lower Merion Schools.
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