Grand, gracious 5 bedroom 4.5 bath home in a lushly landscaped private setting, on one of Northside Bryn Mawr s most desirable streets! The sprawling 1.89 acreage extends from Muirfield to Waverly Road and affords an expansive flat rear yard for outdoor parties & recreation, stunning specimen trees & plantings, a lovely secret garden with utility shed, tree house, and unique tree sculptures by renowned local artist Marty Long. As alluring is the divine heated in-ground pool and spa enveloped by greenery where you can lounge, relax & swim. Beautiful flagstone terraces showcase views of the park-like grounds and provide a perfect backdrop for hanging out with family or entertaining guests. An elegant circular front drive welcomes you upon arrival and deer fencing surrounds the property. The house has been thoughtfully updated and meticulously maintained over the years, with recent improvements including a fully renovated pool & replaced pool heater; newer roof completed in late 2018 by Russel Roofing; new heaters, new AC unit & all new thermostats (2020); a new septic system (2020); and updated irrigation system (2019). Beyond a unique towering covered main entrance is a double-height center hall with a striking staircase rising to an open landing. The gorgeous wood floors & millwork spill into the generous public rooms offering a flowing layout for the host and comfortable living for any size family. A large living room centered by a fireplace is brightened by oversized windows & 2 sets of tall French doors to the outdoor oasis. The spacious formal dining room, also with glass-paneled French door, can fit a huge crowd for sit-down meals, holiday gatherings & special occasions. A charming library with built-in bookcases & wet bar is a great spot for reading or sipping cocktails by the fire. Chef and family will love spending time in the expanded kitchen with skylights, wood cabinetry, center island with stovetop, built-in fridge & freezer, and stainless steel appliances. Open from here is a sun-bathed breakfast area for morning coffee & snacks, and wonderful family room with a fireplace, built-ins & glass doors to the patio and yard. The comforts continue with surround sound, a sky-lit sunroom, and mudroom with laundry off the 3-car garage. The upper level offers a large master suite with a huge sitting area featuring high, vaulted ceilings & his/her baths & closets. 4 additional bedrooms & 2 full baths, an alarmed cedar closet with safe, plus tons of closet storage round out the 2nd floor. Best of all, besides what the spectacular home has to offer is the location close to conveniences, from shopping & dining to top schools, the train & major routes.
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