Move right into this stunning 5 bedroom, 5.2 bathroom European-style Colonial with an elegant stone facade, designed by esteemed architect Michael Visich and constructed by BJ Drueding Builders with the highest quality materials in the desirable Fenimore community of Gladwyne! This gracious 7,500+/- sq ft family home rests on pristine landscaped grounds marrying gorgeous open views. The park-like backyard connects to an adjoining 10-acre preservation area which affords privacy and is great for trail walking in the woods and outdoor recreation. A spacious rear bluestone patio with a built-in grill for entertaining overlooks the expansive picturesque yard where the kids and pets have plenty of room to play.
Inside, old world elegance blends with a spacious modern floor plan. The grand formal entry foyer is flanked by a fabulous living room with a fireplace to gather around and a regal dining room for hosting guests. Exquisite custom mill work, rich wood floors, substantial entrances and arches and a lovely main staircase enhance the sophistication.
The gourmet kitchen is in the heart of the house and a dream for the chef, family, and guests alike, with custom millwork cabinetry, a center island, limestone backsplash, and premium appliances including 2 full-size Sub-Zero refrigerators, a 48” Wolf range, steam oven and warming drawer. Adjacent to the kitchen is an open sun-filled breakfast area for sharing coffee and meals, and an inviting family room marked by striking vaulted beamed ceilings and a cozy fireplace. Also on the main level is a handsome office/study clad in woodwork with a fireplace and French doors, as well as a mudroom with built-in cubbies, a butler’s pantry, a workstation with built-in desk, and 2 powder rooms.
Upstairs an open landing awaits, leading to 5 generous bedrooms and 4 full baths. The
primary suite is truly impressive with its dramatic vaulted ceilings, marble fireplace,
huge walk-in closet and scenic nature views. The soothing spa bath with barrel vaulted ceiling presents dual vanities with limestone counters, a soaking tub and separate shower.
Adding to the allure are a full laundry room, a walkup attic, a finished day-lit
lower level with abundant rec space, gym and full bath. A new designer, infra-red “Yoga” sauna and wine cellar add to the multitude of amenities. The beautiful circular motor court fronting the home offers generous parking, and the driveway wraps around to an oversized 3-car attached garage with Tesla charging port.
Enjoy upscale living in this magnificent home nestled in the emerald tranquility of exclusive
Gladwyne Village, close to Rt. 76, shopping, dining, excellent Lower Merion schools, Center
City and all that the Main Line has to offer!
(*Real estate taxes are currently under appeal*)