720 SWEDESFORD ROAD

LOWER GWYNEDD, PA, 19002

$5,390,000

$778 per ft²
$5,390,000
$778 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
4 Beds
baths
7 Baths
carpenters-square
6,920 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1742
Tunnel Farm is a stunning, jewel-box estate located in the heart of Montgomery County. Beautifully situated on 24 tranquil acres and surrounded by the permanently preserved 375+ Natural Lands Trust Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Enjoy state-of-the-art living with multiple residences and incredible recreational amenities in a peaceful country setting, yet close in proximity to everyday essentials and a short drive to center city! This quiet and serene property provides lush grounds, a beautiful pond, arboretum, organic vegetable garden, orchard, walking trails, world-class equestrian facilities and pickleball courts. In addition to the breathtaking main residence, the property also offers 2 additional residences, a bank barn, incredible indoor arena and more! Enjoy the resort-lifestyle without leaving home! The circa 1742 main residence is a gorgeous manor home which has recently undergone an extensive 3-year renovation and expansion by architects Archer & Buchanan and Casella Builders. The home has been reimagined by a designer with discerning taste and is the perfect blend of modern-day amenities and old-world charm. Rich in period details, such as exposed stone walls, barn-beamed ceilings, restored original fireplaces, antique mantel and stone floors. The stunning kitchen, by Blue Bell Kitchens, features gorgeous granite countertops and backsplashes, antique exposed beams, hardwood floors, top-of-the-line appliances and a retractable appliance bay that disappears into the countertop. The open floor plan flows into a cheerful breakfast room and custom bar area with zinc countertops. Completing this space is a cozy living room with a fireplace and peaceful pond views. Enjoy the integration of indoor and outdoor spaces with multiple outdoor seating areas with beautiful stone patios and covered porches, overlooking a serene pond and small walking bridge which leads to the pickleball courts. Also on the main level, a formal dining room, sleek home office with exquisite wood paneling and fireplace, a den with original stone fireplace, mudroom and powder room. Take the lovely sweeping staircase to the upper level to a magnificent main bedroom suite with exposed beams, private outdoor covered deck with pond views and walk-in closets. The sumptuous bathroom boasts a jetted slipper tub, mosaic marble floors, granite vanity with vessel sinks, wood-paneled alcove, Juliska lighting fixtures, granite steam shower, Sunlighten Infrared sauna, Toto sensor toilet and Smart Glass technology with privacy 'fog' at the click of a button. There are 3 additional lovely ensuite bedrooms, each with their own character and charm and gorgeous bathrooms. The 4th bedroom suite is complete with a large sitting room and private entrance, via a back staircase, perfect in-law or au pair suite! Finished lower level w/ fitness area and bathroom. The home also has an ELEVATOR. 3-car heated attached garage and 4th garage bay located in the bank barn. The exterior of the home is surrounded by a variety of specimen trees and pristine flower beds which are archived in photographs in the Smithsonian. The horse facilities are an equestrian’s dream! Renovated 200-year-old bank barn in impeccable condition w/ 6 matted stalls, air conditioned feed room, bathroom & social room. Automatic waterers in stalls & fields. Extraordinary 200 x 86 custom-built indoor riding arena which features 24 electrically operated, oversized glass doors, Attwood Equestrian dust-free footing, 4’ angled rider guard w/ mirrors, 2 wash stalls w/ hot/cold water, temperature-controlled tack/viewing room w/ kitchenette & bathroom. Two 5-stall shed rows for overflow horses w/ 2 tack rooms. All fields have access to 3 run-in sheds. Caretaker home attached to the barn 3 BR, 1 1/2 baths and guest house w/ 2 BR & 2 full baths. Whether you're looking for a family compound, country/nature retreat, resort lifestyle or state-of-the-art equestrian facilities, this property has it all!
MLS® ID:
PAMC2054666
Updated:
12/3/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Heater, Washer
Total Bedrooms
4
Full Bathrooms
4
Half Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Efficiency, Elevator, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sauna, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Studio, Wet/Dry Bar, Whirl Pool/Hot Tub, Window Treatments, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Floor Description
Hardwood, Wood, Stone
Fireplace
Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Stone, Wood
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Hot Water, Radiant, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
23.99 acres lot
Exterior Features
BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Sport Court, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Other, Gutter System, Patio(s), Balcony, Roof, Terrace, Above Grade, Below Grade
Architectural Style
Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk
Lot Details
Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Side Yard(s), Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting, Backs - Parkland, Not In Development, Secluded
Roof
Shake
Sewer
On Site Septic

School Information

School District
WISSAHICKON

Other Property Details

Area Name
Lower Gwynedd Twp (10639)
Taxes
$16117.00
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
4
Parking
Circular Driveway, Private
View
Y
County
MONTGOMERY
Utilities
Cable TV, Phone Available, Phone Connected, Propane, Water Available
Water Source
Public
Pool
No
Zoning
AA1

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