This exceptional home is reverent of the past and poised for enjoyment for many years to come-a signature estate located in Delaware County. The 5 Bed/3.5 Bath Manor House, Carriage House, salt water pool, and spectacular grounds are flawless. The owners have meticulously engaged master craftsmen to create a home suitable for the most discerning Buyer. Every room speaks of fine quality renovation with classic finishes. This home is ideal for entertaining on a large scale, including hosting fundraising events, enjoying tranquil evenings by the classic swimming pool, or roasting marshmallows over the gas fire table on the deck. Once inside, you immediately feel that this house will beguile you with its quiet elegance and comfortable surroundings. The Formal Living Room features a gas fireplace with a large antique nineteenth century white pine wooden mantel and handsome built-in shelves. The ambiance of the elegant Dining Room is enhanced with hardwood flooring and custom shimmering cork wallpaper, chair rail, crown molding and wide window sills. The exceptional culinary Kitchen was completely renovated in 2015. High end appliances include Wolf gas cooktop and oven, Dacor warming drawer, Sub-Zero refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. The oversized range hood provides architectural interest along with a large display shelf. Filled with natural light, the Kitchen is warm and inviting with Downsview white cabinets with black granite countertops and a contrasting dark cherry wood island with handsome Calacatta Gold marble top. The unique clerestory windows fill the space with sunlight and give this room a feeling of luxury and prominence. The Butler's Pantry features a hammered copper sink, Calacatta Gold marble countertop, custom cabinets (some with glass inserts), a wine refrigerator and service stairs to the second level. The extraordinary Family Room is filled with natural light through clerestory windows, and is accessed either from the Kitchen or through glass inset French Doors to the Living Room creating a pleasing flow. This room is enhanced by an impressive exposed stone wall, custom built-in cherry cabinetry and oversized windows that provide exquisite views of the lush surroundings. Radiant heat warms the California Gold mixed natural slate floor. A Mudroom and Powder Room complete the main floor. The Primary Bedroom with hardwood floors is spacious and provides tree top views. Step down into the luxury of the custom designed Primary Bathroom, featuring a steam shower, water therapy soaking tub with air bubble jets, double sinks with quartz countertop, cherry cabinetry and a private WC. This oasis of relaxation is warmed by heat lamps and a radiant heated tile floor. The 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms both have a charming ambiance with corner gas fireplaces and attractive ash colored wood floors. A bright and charming hall bath is enhanced with white tile floors, a hand painted Italian sink, white cabinets and linen closet. The third level provides additional ample living space with two more attractive Bedrooms, a full Bathroom, and two walk-in cedar closets. The finished basement includes, Laundry, Storage, and a work and recreation space. For peace of mind, there is a generator which powers about 90 percent of the property. The 3 car Garage has heat and A/C, with Carriage House above. The Carriage House offers a large Living Room, Kitchenette with dishwasher, microwave, sink and under counter refrigerator, full Bath and spacious Bedroom. The heated, salt water Pool and Spa is surrounded by magnificent gardens with dramatic lighting, flagstone walkways, a pond with a fountain, and circular stone patio–perfect for dining al fresco. Beyond the pool is a fenced area for your beloved pets to enjoy the outdoors safely. The property is unparalleled with exquisite gardens creating a fabulous and inviting outdoor environment. Conveniently located just steps to the train to Center City, schools, parks, and close to dining and shopping.
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