640 CARISBROOKE ROAD, BRYN MAWR, PA 19010
Welcome home to 640 Carisbrooke Road in the highly sought after neighborhood of Pembroke Estates. Originally designed and built by Walter Durham in 1939, one of the most prominent architects/builders of the 20th century, this house sits majestically on a 1.7 acre lot and has been completely renovated inside and out. This magnificent home offers 5 bedrooms, 5.1 bathrooms, 3 car garage, a formal yet open floor plan, and all the character of a Walter Durham build remains yet the improvements such as security cameras, sonos, wireless speakers and whole house generator will satisfy the buyer of today.
As you drive up, the impressive exterior exudes curb appeal and continues to impress as you enter through the original solid door. The exterior has a new cedar roof and gutter system, new driveway coming shortly; new bluestone patio; new garage doors; and new windows throughout. The first floor offers newly laid 5in plank hardwoods that follow throughout the house; Kountry Kraft kitchen with custom white inset cabinetry, island seating, marble backsplash, and commercial grade stainless steel appliances; formal dining room with floor to ceiling wainscotting and french doors to patio; mudroom off of kitchen with white washed brick flooring, built-in cubbies, and pantry with built-in system; spacious and bright living room with ivory grasscloth wall covering (will be done this week) and wood burning fireplace that looks onto the handsome study with floor to ceiling wainscotting and original gas fireplace with copper mantle; from here there is an attached bar area with beverage fridge and ice maker- perfect for entertaining! There are two master suites for this property and the first floor master offers french doors to the patio and gardens, a large walk-in closet with shelving system, and marble bathroom with oversized shower with frameless glass enclosure and dual vanity. The second level offers a second luxurious master suite with his and her walk-in closets both beautifully outfitted, a gas fireplace, and marble bathroom with dual vanity, soaking tub, and oversized shower. There are two more ensuite tiled bathrooms; fifth hall bedroom; tiled hall bathroom; and laundry room with shelving, cabinetry, and sink.
All of this while being in Bryn Mawr- a highly sought after area known for its gorgeous estate homes, high-caliber public and private schools and amenities such as the Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, and Saturday Farmer's Market. Close to Suburban Square and Lancaster Avenue with it's amazing array of dining and shopping options and easily accessible to Philadelphia and NYC via convenient roadways, Acela Train or nearby Philadelphia airport- Bryn Mawr is truly an ideal location. Call today to see this one-of-a-kind property- it is not to be missed!