Elegantly designed and exquisitely appointed, this classic European estate home is sited on more than 2 acres in Gwynedd Valley. A grand two-story foyer graced by gleaming granite and travertine floors and stunning staircase with hand-forged wrought-iron balusters is a prelude to the exceptional interior spaces. First floor living space is beautifully appointed with the finest materials. The scale of the formal living room embellished with flawless Venetian plaster walls, limestone and Carrara marble fireplace, dramatic coffered ceiling and the elegant dining room featuring a burnished silver leaf tray ceiling and exquisite millwork, create the perfect venue for entertaining. Soaring 19' coffered ceilings, a custom built-in entertainment center and bar with U-Line wine cooler are just some of the features in the spacious family room. French doors lead to the flagstone terrace and fountain in the courtyard. Dual pocket doors frame a full butlers pantry. Savor the spacious, well-appointed gourmet kitchen featuring premier appliances, including a Wolf oven with a limestone range hood and intricate mosaic tile backsplash, along with a semi-circular tiered granite island. The light-filled breakfast room offers views of the manicured private grounds. At the east end of the arched hallway, extending the length of the first floor, is an opulent master suite featuring a marble surround fireplace, two spacious walk-in closets, dressing room, vanities, wet-bar and private bath garden. Ascend the sweeping staircase to the masterfully designed second floor living space with four generously sized bedrooms, each with private bath. Two of the bedrooms share a large dressing area and French doors to balconies offering breathtaking views of the lush grounds. On the lower level, every amenity you could imagine can be found, including the media lounge, fitness room, game room, simulated golf practice area, bar with rich custom finishes and the climate controlled wine cellar. Enhancing the grounds is an enclosed Gazebo-style outdoor entertaining space - ideal for al fresco dining . This space features a naturally split stone fireplace and a grill with a copper and limestone hood and stone accents. Exceptional architectural exterior and interior finishes throughout this magnificent home.
Legendary Gwynedd Valley Estate property notable for its world class architecture and history of owners and guests. It was built in 1898 as a Country Estate for Edward Smith, founding partner of the Philadelphia Investment Firm, Smith Barney and has had several significant visitors including Princess Grace and General MacArthur to name a few. This three story residence was constructed with 18" thick granite walls and showcases incomparable craftmanship throughout its 13,000 square feet including over 8 Bedrooms, 7.2 Bathrooms and 10 Fireplaces. Breathtaking at every turn, it effortlessly exceeds the most discriminating requirements for living, entertaining and recreation with exquisite design and materials used throughout. Enter the private grounds through a gated tree lined winding drive, pass the courtyard fountain and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with breathtaking scale. First floor features Main entrance to marble floored sitting area, Living room with fireplace overlooking grounds, handsome study/office with mahogany paneling, elegant dining room into chef's kitchen with terrace overlooking dramatic rear woodlands, Paneled family room with fireplace, game room with extended sunroom with jacuzzi whirlpool and tiled mudroom with custom cabinetry leading to 4 car garage with bonus finished second floor space. Second floor features 5 spacious en suite bedrooms many with fireplaces, all with views. Master Bedroom suite is spacious and features his and her separate bathrooms and closets. Third Floor features several more bedrooms which could serve as playroom, craft room, etc. Lower level includes over 1600 square feet of finished space including caterer's kitchen, newer wine cellar and indoor exercise swimming pool. Luxury country living in sought after Gwynedd Valley. Close to train and all major arteries.
Tucked away on a private lane, sited on 2.76 Acres in prestigious Gwynedd Valley is the location of this exceptional, custom built Estate Home. The fieldstone facade, and solid Mahogany door invite you to view the elegant interior which comprises nearly 13,000 sq. ft. of living space. The gleaming, field-finished hardwood flooring, exquisite millwork, arched doorways, and the beautiful, Pella French Doors and Windows are among the first impressions upon entry. Flanked on either side of the elegant, recessed Foyer are both the Formal Living and Dining Rooms, each have fireplaces adorned with imported marble hearths. Gourmet Kitchen has all the amenities the most discerning buyer would expect in a luxury home, including a large, center island, Butler's Pantry, high-end appliances and a Breakfast Room with access to rear, courtyard. Adjacent Family Room has 12' ceiling, custom built-in cabinetry, millwork detail, and fireplace. Also on the main level are both the uniquely appointed octagonal solarium, and thoughtfully designed study featuring an additional gas fireplace, coffered box ceilings, and custom built in shelving. Front or Back stairs lead to the second floor hosting the Owner's Suite featuring Sitting Room, Dressing Room, 2 walk-in closets, and the bedroom highlights a marble fireplace, and a Juliette Balcony with soaring views of the rear grounds of the property. Master Bathroom showcases separate vanities with limestone, oversized stall shower, water closet, and jetted tub. Four additional en-suite bedrooms all have walk-in closets, built-in shelving and full baths. "In-Law" suite, is a spacious, two room suite with a full bathroom and near private access from the back stairs of the home. Finished lower level of the home does not disappoint with its' Theater Room, Wet Bar, Wine Cellar, Playroom, and a fabulous glass-enclosed Exercise Room with mirrored walls and a ballet barre too. Also included on this level is a full bath with steam shower and separate, cedar Sauna for your post work-out routine. Walk-out to the level, rear yard to find ample space to customize an in-ground pool. Completing this magnificent estate is the enviable Carriage Home featuring an additional two-car garage with great, upper level space offering a full bathroom, and laundry. This Estate Home is truly a perfect retreat!
Old world elegance defines this majestic stone front Country French Manor Home providing breathtaking views while sitting atop of one of the premier lots in Gwynedd Valley. The specimen plantings and park like 3 acre grounds can be savored from the flagstone patios and numerous balconies. Meticulously crafted interior features patina walnut floors, extensive moldings and built-in cabinetry, 6 fireplaces, etched and leaded paned doors and sophisticated fixtures and finishes throughout. The main floor offers a gourmet kitchen with limestone heated floors featuring a full Sub Zero Refrigerator and freezer, Thermador Stove and Mele Dishwasher. There is a step down expanded great room, a Butler Pantry and Gardener's pantry and work room, a gorgeous wood paneled study, and formal living room and dining rooms and two powder rooms complete this level. The second floor features an expansive master suite with tray ceiling and luxurious marble bath as well as 4 additional large bedrooms. The lower level with media/game room includes a separate bar area, new carpet installed and flows out to a flagstone terrace overlooking the serene beauty of this must see property. There is also an alarm system, sprinkler system, three car heated garage, central vac system and Sport Court for fun and leisure. Award winning Wissahickon School District. One of the finest estates in the area in a location convenient to major highways, shopping and schools, yet tucked away in a serene, park-like setting. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE AERIAL SHOTS OF THE PROPERTY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN THE VIRTUAL TOUR LINK
This is two subdivided properties adjoining each other and offered as one property. The county maps numbers are #390003572007 and #390003571008. The indicated price is for both properties, as it the number of acres. There are two very old buildings on the combined site, a three story home and a barn. The two owners has a written agreement to sell these two properties to a single entity at the same time. This agreement does not continue in effect after settlement. There is available, an engineer's sketch plan showing a five lot subdivision of the combined parcels. This are very few other dividable parcels like this one in Lower Gwynedd. The owners have created a list of personal property which is not included in this sale. Please ask the listing agent for this list to receive it by email.
A classic rendition of luxury, comfort and style that offers the best in living and in indoor/outdoor entertaining. New circular cobblestone driveway with lush landscaping welcome you to this spectacular custom home featuring the perfect blend of custom and traditional architecture while providing a striking combination of space and light. Newly installed stunning pool/pool house make this home the envy of the neighborhood ...no expense spared in recent renovations and additions. Situated on a gorgeous 1+ acre lot on one of the most sought after streets in Gwynedd Valley, this charming home is surrounded by stunning English-style gardens that bloom magnificently throughout the seasons, including a fish pond with water feature and raised vegetable gardens. Enter the home to hardwood floors throughout 1st floor, large sunken LR w/marble gas fireplace, bright, airy family room w/raised hearth brick fireplace which leads to sunroom featuring beautiful stone floor and radiant heat, overlooking private and charming backyard w/bluestone patio & incredible gardens. Custom kitchen features designer cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless appliances, Wolf gas range/oven, Sub-Zero fridge, 2-drawer dishwasher, separate quick speed oven, warming drawer & wine fridge. Large formal dining room welcomes your guests to enjoy good company. Newly installed carpet leads upstairs to the Master suite w/French doors to an enormous custom California closet. Newly finished Master bath features granite counters, steam shower, and additional closets/storage. Three additional bedrooms and a newly renovated hall bath w/radiant heat flooring, granite counters & custom cabinetry. Finished lower level adds living space and lots of storage; attic includes cedar closet. Security system with zone cameras and motion lighting throughout the property. Zoned irrigation makes summer watering easy. New in last 4 years: 3-dimensional shingled roof; Hardie plank siding on all buildings, two zoned HVAC systems serving the main house, whole-house generator, additional 2-car garage (4 total) and office/apartment with full bath, fridge/microwave, separate HVAC system. In-ground custom-designed pool features sun deck, hot tub and waterfall. Pool house made to entertain with fireplace, cable-ready and sound system, kitchen, changing area, powder room and private outdoor shower. Sweeping views of yard and gardens from the custom flagstone patio surrounding the pool...an exceptional space to entertain!
Absolutely Charming, Completely Renovated 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath Stone Colonial with over 6800 sq.ft on a gorgeous 1.78 acre, fenced lot with brand new Roof, heated Pool, raised stone Hot Tub, Sports Court & Finished Basement, with possible 1st floor Bedroom Suite, located in the heart of Gwynedd Valley, within walking distance of the Gwynedd Valley Train Station. This fabulous home is situated far back from the street down a long, Belgian-Block lined drive. Warmth permeates from every corner, with the stunning appointments of random-width, pegged, hardwood floors, crown molding, chair rails and custom cabinetry throughout the 1st floor. The delightful, updated Gourmet Kitchen features granite counters, a center island with extended pastry table, double farm sink, Viking gas stove, Subzero refrigerator and tiled backsplash and is open to the outstanding Family Room addition with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, gas fireplace and walls of windows providing streaming sunlight thru-out. There are 2 Studies on the 1st floor: a handsome Library w/gas FP and custom bookshelves is accessed from the Family Room, & a 2nd Office includes additional custom shelving. The exquisite Formal Living Room with FP includes a wall of windows overlooking the rear yard, and the extra-large formal Dining Room is the perfect entertaining space. The spacious 1st Floor Gym is adjacent to a Full Bath including a separate Sauna. This room, with its own access from the exterior, is currently used as the Pool Cabana but could easily be converted to a 1st Floor Master Bedroom or In-Law Suite. The 2nd floor offers a stunning Master Suite w/tray ceiling, Sitting Area & FP, plus separate Sitting & Dressing Rooms w/built-in custom dressers & 2 fabulous walk-in closets. The luxurious Master Bath features marble floors and counters, whirlpool tub and shower w/marble surround. 4 additional bedrooms with 2 additional Full Baths (1 en-suite) complete the 2nd floor. The partially Finished Basement w/Full Bath is the perfect space for Fun & Games! The exciting wooded, rear grounds feature a beautiful brick paver patio w/pergola, flagstone patio, heated pool, raised stone spa & sports court, enveloped by lush landscaping. Also included: Central Vac; security system & multi-zoned HVAC. Easy access to all major routes, Whole Foods, Wegmans & Trader Joe's. Excellent Wissahickon School District was recently rated 10th in the state. 1 Yr Home Warranty. If you are looking for charm & warmth, look no further!
Welcome to "GWYNAYRE"! Rarely does a jewel of a property like this become available in Gwynedd Valley. Gwynayre Estate is located on one of Lower Gwynedd Township's most coveted streets in the center of the Valley. Pride of ownership shows in this newly updated home. The 1900's "Grecian Revival" style residence is situated on 1.4 beautifully manicured acres. Upon entering the home you will find a straight through foyer with grand open staircase, custom moldings, hand crafted wainscot and newly refinished hardwood floors. Formal living room with a rare Valley Forge Marble fireplace surround and mantel opens to custom designed cherry paneled library with fireplace. Seating for 12 in the formal dining room with fireplace is ready for your holiday entertaining! Multiple unique doorways created with beveled and true divided light creates an open flow for today's modern living and entertaining. The interior is flooded with copious amounts of natural light which accentuates the new trendy color pallet. For your entertainment there is a home theater with automated drapes, custom cabinetry and state of the art electronics plus motorized screen all controlled by Crestron. Relax in the beautiful cherry paneled family room with built-in bar, lighted cabinetry and mini theater. Kitchen has been newly updated with tile back splash. The ultimate of appliances includes Thermadore, Viking, Miele and Sub Zero brands that will please any chef. The butler's kitchen is located next to the kitchen with additional sink, dishwasher and professional range. Huge walk-in pantry, laundry room, powder room are conveniently located just off the kitchen. The cozy master suite with fireplace, large bath, his/her closets and an adjacent sitting room or office overlooking the peaceful grounds completes the suite. The home features a fitness room with it's own water cooler. Incredible Palladian style window brings in the feeling of being outdoors while working out! 4 additional bedrooms, 4 additional bathrooms complete the second floor. Lower level features a wine cellar with cedar racking includes both passive and active cooling. The tasting room has it's own cigar ventilator for those inclined! Carriage house adds 4 car heated garage,office, bath and storage. Conveniently located to fine dining, Doylestown R5 train and many corporate centers. Award wining Wissahickon and private schools. Gwynare is a beautiful place to call home!
As you travel down the lane, your transformed to another place. Tranquillity surrounds you, sunlight streams through the trees. This property allows you the convenience of day to day life but the sense that everyday your on vacation. This Mid-Century modern home features strategically placed windows allowing the outdoors in from every room. Gorgeous wide planked hardwood floor and special details you will miss if you rush through this home. Large spacious rooms at every turn allow you the feeling of space. If your tired of viewing the same floor plan and want something special, visit this one of a kind home. Please note: Public Sewer & Water hook up at end of driveway.
This is truly a special classic custom rendition of luxury and style. Each living space trademarks neutral colors and is one the best locations in the Pines backing to woods. Enjoy the Nature sounds and views while relaxing on your back deck in this beautiful 4/5 bedroom 2.2 bath custom Colonial close to a quiet cul-de-sac. Tucked away in the Gwynedd Valley community with tree lined streets you will discover this magnificent setting. Ease your way to the front door and enter into the semi enclosed foyer entrance. From the foyer on the left is the royal dining room with hardwood flooring and custom moldings and on the right is the living room with marble surround fireplace ...both beautifully decorated. This home has it's own home office with separate entrance for privacy. The great room with the onyx colored surround fireplace complements the newly redecorated sun room with Marvin windows to gather the outside in. Beautiful handcrafted built-ins highlight this room. The kitchen layout provides ample granite counter space with island, stainless microwave and Refrigerator with a brand new stainless stove and separate breakfast area leading to a large deck with awning and overlooking the lush Private back. Hardwood floors throughout the first floor are what most buyers are looking for. There is also a first floor laundry room with custom cabinets and tiled floor. The Upper floor features an elongated hallway leading to the Master bedroom with a walk in closet. Adjoining this room is a bedroom which has been converted into a large room size closet which can be converted. There are three additional bedrooms with ample baths plus an upstairs den with built-in cabinetry and a circular staircase connecting the first and second floors. Travel down to the full daylight walkout finished Basement which offers additional living and entertaining space.There is also a Hidden Flu for additional fireplace. The lower level door leads to a two tiered rear paver patio and the outside oasis. Oversized 2 car garage with built-in workbench and more... Award winning Blue Ribbon schools!!! Minutes away from restaurants, country clubs, shopping, schools and more. Special features include Built in concealed valuables Safe, custom cabinetry, custom working shutters with authentic hardware, Kleinfelder handmade lights and posts with electric receptacles and magnificient millwork throughout. This spectacular landscaped estate is maintained meticulously.
Welcome To This Magnificent Custom Built Sparango Home with every upgrade Builder offered! Located On One Of The Premiere Gwynedd Valley Streets. Situated On Almost An Acre Of Professionally Landscaped Grounds With Many Front Trees And Grape Vines. A Beautiful Heated Salt Water Pool And Water Falls. The Large Swimming Pool Holds Approximately 40,000 Gallons! Pool Is Very Secluded And Is Landscaped For Privacy. Pool Is Fantastic For Parties. The Impressive Circular Driveway Built With Commercial Specs, Leads You To The Impressive Brick Colonial. As You Enter Through The Double Doors Into A Grand Foyer You Will Notice Vaulted Ceilings, Imported Italian Marble Floor And An Elegant Circular Staircase. The First Floor Boasts A Huge Brand New Kitchen With The Top Of The Line Custom "Wood Mode" Cabinets And Upgraded Granite And Backsplash. Adjacent To The Kitchen Is A Large Sun Room, Laundry, And Dining Room. The Floors In The Dining Room, Family Room And Den Are Brand New Exotic Asian Walnut Floors That Are Just Stunning. You Will Notice The Dining Room Can Host Any Size Family Gathering Or Dinner Parties. The Family Room Has A Floor To Ceiling Stone Fireplace, Wet Bar And Overlooks The Private Backyard. The Den Opens To A Beautiful Side Covered Porch With Gorgeous Arches. The Yard Has Grape Vines And Many Fruit Trees. Step Down Into The Formal Living Room With An Additional Fireplace As A Centerpiece. As You Go Upstairs You Will Enter A Huge Master Suite With Many Custom Built-In Cabinets, A Fireplace And Sliders Leading To A Private Balcony. The Master Bath Has Imported Marble, Many Custom Built In Cabinets A Huge Jacuzzi Tub And Separate Room For Shower. Additionally There Are 3 Large Bedrooms And Another Full Bath. The Lower Level Offers A Full Bath, Bedroom And Great For An Au Pair Quarters. Additionally It Has A Huge Rook Great For Entertaining And An Enormous Cedar Closet, With Still Ample Storage. All This Plus New Floors And Kitchen, 2 Zoned HVAC Is One Year Old, 3 Hot Water Heaters, One Is Just For The Master Jacuzzi. Roof Is Only 3 Years Old. Underground Sprinkling System For The Lawn. Great Location Minutes From The Train, Major Roadways, Shopping And Dining. Home Is Located In Sought After Award-Winning Wissahickon School District Just Minutes From The Train, Shopping And Great Restaurants And All Major Roads. Owner Moved To Florida - Must Sell!
Beautifully positioned in a quiet, park-like setting, situated back from the road on a long shared private drive, in a highly desirable Lower Gwynedd neighborhood, this stone front 5 bedroom, 3 bath colonial has a fabulous open floor plan with a newer roof & gutters. New carpet throughout on a gorgeous 1.75 acre lot in Gwynedd Valley. As you enter into the foyer you will view the living room with brick fireplace to the left. There is a gracious and spacious Dining room to the right with a bow window which leads to the kitchen with custom cabinets and Breakfast room which adjoin the Family Room with stone fireplace & are all open to each other and highlight the warmth & character of this special home. Step from the kitchen into the screened in porch addition gazing into the backyard which has breathtaking views. The remaining rooms include the office and laundry/mudroom and a full bath. You are ushered throughout the 2nd level with a continuation of fresh appointments. The main bedroom has vaulted ceilings, two separate closets and a remodeled deck. Meander down the hallway to the 3 other bedrooms and another bath. Most rooms freshly painted. Newer carpet throughout. Dining Room floors recently refinished. New chimneys. Exterior trim replaced with weatherproof trim. New water heater(2015) Windows checked and repaired where needed. Separate garage door for yard utilities. Fantastic views from almost every window. Wissahickon Award winning Blue Ribbon schools!
Come tour this custom Trublood contemporary, situated at the end of a private lane, on a maturely landscaped lot with direct access to the green ribbon trail. Enter the home from the covered front porch, into a spacious two-story foyer, and start your tour. On the right is a formal living room with wood-burning fireplace, walk through large opening with pocket doors to the formal dining room. Off this is a bright updated,sunny...eat-in kitchen with granite counters, brand-new down-draft oven, pantry, breakfast area and sliders to the deck and backyard. The deck has another set of doors that lead into the warm and inviting family room. The family room has a stone fireplace with custom built-ins too, and offers easy access to the first floor's amazing master suite. This space is spa-like...spacious, light and airy- private updated bathroom, walk-in closet, stairs to a private loft and vaulted ceilings too. Also on the main floor, is a powder room and a very functional laundry room. Heading upstairs, you will find two spacious bedrooms and another full bathroom. The floor-plan allows for the owner to live in the home like it is a ranch if desired, especially since each floor has a separate heating/AC zone. For any storage needs, you have a partially finished basement, crawlspace, floored attic access over the 2 car garage and great closets throughout the home too. The home has been freshly painted throughout and most of the carpeting is brand new or newer. The roof, HVAC and hot water heater are also newer. The location is a dream, you can walk to the Gwynedd Valley train, Bocelli's Italian restaurant and you are minutes from a fabulous trail walk with water-falls and creek views. This home is special...don't wait to set up your appointment!
RARE opportunity to own one of the few remaining Gwynedd Valley Bungalows, and reside in Top-Ranked Wissahickon School District for under $400K! Built in 1930 and sited on 1.5 Acres in the heart of the valley, is an opportunity for any potential homeowner to improve the existing footprint of this home or create a custom home. This charming, cottage-style home offers 1506 sq. ft. of living space with 3 or 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 2 Car detached garage, in-ground pool and plenty of room to be creative while owning this beautiful parcel in Lower Gwynedd. Minutes away from the NEW Springhouse Shopping Center featuring the Mega Whole Foods, CVS and Starbucks as well as easy access to major roadways too. This property is being sold "as is" and requires approval before walking the grounds.