Set on a flat, 0.71-acre lot, sits the quintessential Main Line colonial home with a stone exterior and a backyard oasis of privacy and seclusion, surrounded by manicured beds and towering trees. Bold, red double doors open to a 2-story, light-filled foyer with a dramatic double staircase and striking modern chandelier that spills into an open floor plan and reveals views of the lush grounds beyond. The interior of the home takes on a more contemporary approach highlighted by subtle gray and white tones, generous sized windows and French doors that draw the outside in and transition seamlessly to fenced in backyard. This versatile 6,500 square foot home offers ten-foot ceilings providing the living spaces with a the feeling of expansiveness. The formal living room and dining room overlook the front yard feature elegant yet contemporary architecture with coffered ceilings, custom millwork and large windows. The gracious family room, which has a gas fireplace, porcelain tile surround, custom built-ins and French doors leading to the patio flows through the casual study with a built in desk into a chef's kitchen. The kitchen includes a breakfast nook with built-in seating, a large quartz island, Thermador appliance package with induction cooktop, chrome fixtures, a wet bar with sink, beverage refrigerator and pantry. A mudroom with access to the driveway, three-car garage and powder room complete the first floor. Ascend the stairs to the second story that opens to a loft-like landing, which serves as a reading space with built in bookshelves and cabinets, opens to five bedrooms, all with hardwood floors and airy interiors. The gorgeous master suite offers the luxury of space, complete with vaulted ceilings, a sitting area, two walk-in closets, and opulent spa-like ensuite with glass-enclosed shower, soaking tub, double vanity and water closet. 4 spacious bedrooms, one with an en-suite, a Jack and Jill bath, a full hall bathroom and a large laundry room with built in cabinets and sink complete this level. The third floor has a sixth bedroom, full bathroom, second family room, a voluminous cedar closet and storage space. Designed for entertaining, an expansive lower level features a recreation room, theater room, wine closet, fitness studio with rubber flooring, full bathroom, storage room with a second laundry area and access to the backyard. Lounge in the ultimate outdoor retreat on the stone patio with gas fireplace, built in grilling station, custom pool with Jacuzzi and lush grounds. A triumph of style and sophistication, this magnificent home embodies the elegance and prestige for which the Main Line is renowned. This home is centrally located minutes away from Center City Philadelphia, restaurants, shopping, parks, walking trails and so much more! All this and in the award-winning Lower Merion School District.
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