Property Sub TypeDetached
No expense has been spared in this exquisite custom built residence which is ideally located in Haverford's desirable Merion Golf Manor neighborhood. The 4+ acre property includes a magnificent pool with a pool house and a 1 acre buildable lot. Enjoying easy access to metropolitan Philadelphia, this pre-eminent estate is truly an exceptional offering. Impressive stone gateposts mark the entrance to the property and lead you down a long private tree-lined drive, culminating at a cobblestone courtyard before the stately residence. A formal Entrance Hall, featuring beautiful marble floors with antique brass inserts, opens to the bright Living Room with a fireplace and detailed coffered ceiling. The handsome Library is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling glazed cherry paneling and boasts a fireplace, built-ins and scenic views of the property. Located off of the main hall is a formal Powder Room and doors opening to the back patio. The formal Dining Room includes impressive oversized crown molding, a wide bay window and adjoins the Butler's Pantry with wine fridge and mini wet bar. The Kitchen is a chef's dream with Wood Masters English Country Style cabinetry, Brown Emperador marble countertops and a handmade Bates and Bates old copper farmhouse sink. Adjacent to the kitchen is the Morning Room with architectural beamed ceiling and the fireside Family Room with a built in media center and wet bar. A family foyer features a wonderful organization center, a pantry, a Powder Room and access to the garage complete this level. A grand turned staircase, graced by expansive windows and a window seat, leads to the second floor. The Master Bedroom suite includes a sitting area and a luxurious Bath with an oversized marble shower, a whirlpool bath and an impressive dressing closet. Four additional Bedrooms with en suite Baths, a Laundry Room, storage closet and numerous built in bookshelves complete the second floor. The fully finished spacious lower level features a Media Room with a wet bar, a Gym with a sauna, laundry and shower, and an additional Bedroom with full Bathroom. Also on this level are a multi-purpose activity room and a storage room. The magnificent Pool House features a full scale high end kitchen, powder room and laundry. The expansive heated Pool with spa and patio provide the perfect setting for entertaining or relaxing. The park like property includes a 1 acre building lot that offers privacy or room to expand. Truly a residence of distinction!