Welcome to this grand 3 story, 1914-built stucco classic center hall colonial in northside Villanova. Tucked away on a private lane, this 6 bedroom 4 1/2 bath slate roofed gem with detached 2 car garage is situated on over 2 acres of tranquil tree lined grounds. The traditional floor plan features an inviting entry leading to a stately living room on the left with hardwood floors, wood burning, stone surround fireplace flanked by French doors opening to a lighted covered porch ? perfect for relaxing and entertaining. To the right of the center hall is a large formal dining room with high a ceiling and hardwood floors. An addition to the first floor is a cozy sun drenched garden room with an exit to a deck and access to the powder room and the large kitchen with original butler's pantry, mudroom/laundry room and covered back porch off the driveway ~ A perfect space to design your own special kitchen centerpiece. The second floor boasts a large delightful master bedroom with walk-in closet and attached bath; two additional guest rooms with shared bath and a guest/au paire suite with its own bath with claw-foot tub plus private back stairs to the kitchen. The third floor features two large guestrooms, a shared hall bath with claw- foot tub and attic storage. The expansive lower level actually contains two basements ? the main one with interior and exterior entrances which contains the utilities, storage & workbench and a secondary gardener's room with exterior entrance allowing for even more storage. Highlights of this lovely, well maintained home include an impeccable slate roof, copper gutters & downspouts, 2-zoned air conditioning, a newer generator, updated electric, newer windows, hardwood floors and original wood doors with crystal knobs. Located in award winning Lower Merion School District, this is an excellent opportunity to own a wonderful classic colonial in a lovely neighborhood with easy access to the trains, shops & restaurants.
|1/26/2018 3:00:00 AM||New Value: $875,000|