Elegant Georgian Revival mansion constructed in 1910 under the design talents of prominent American architect Horace Trumbauer (best known for designing the Philadelphia Museum of Art). This special property offers spectacular curb appeal and is perfectly nestled on a serene, beautifully landscaped gated and estate fenced 3 + acre setting with world-class/resort-like amenities including mosaic tiled swimming pool, entertaining kitchen, two pool houses w/ guest baths & changing rooms, sprawling entertaining terraces, specimen plantings, sculptures, manicured gardens, putting green, koi pond & greenhouse +++. THIS RESORT LIKE SETTING IS PRIVATE AND MAGICAL yet you are on a no-through cul-de-sac street, in a family friendly neighborhood and remain CLOSE TO EVERYTHING - just 1.9 miles / 6 minutes to the center of Bryn Mawr (R-5 train to center city Philadelphia & NYC, fine dining, boutiques, shopping, restaurants, Mom's Organic Market, Starbucks, La Colombe & Bryn Mawr Theater). Impeccably maintained, updated and restored, this 17,000 + - square foot 8 + bedroom, 10 + bath home offers character and details of a by-gone era and tasteful modern updates that create a transitional aesthetic -- perfect for grand-scale entertaining and intimate family gatherings. The 1st floor vestibule leads to the transverse entrance hall that introduces the incredible scale of this home, open floor plan, dramatic ceiling heights and sun-drenched interior. The open, circular flow between rooms is ideal for entertaining with the center of the home featuring a jaw-dropping great room w/ original ornate plaster ceiling details, honed marble fireplace, beautiful mouldings and French doors opening to the brick terrace that runs the length of the house (perfect for outdoor entertaining and important celebrations). Additionally, the 1st floor offers an ornate bar w/ fireplace open to family room #1 and solarium with antiqued brick floor & door to most beautiful zen-like koi pond. The living room opens to the banquet sized dining room and chefs kitchen w/ abundant Kountry Kraft maple soft-close cabinetry, quartz counters, subway tiled back splash and professional appliances including: Thermadore 6 burner range w/ grill & professional hood, Thermador refrigerator, 3 Thermador ovens (including steam/convection), Miele built-in coffee/espresso, dual Fisher Paykel dishwashers, wine fridge and ice maker, large quartz entertaining island open to large breakfast room w/ fireplace & door to rear terrace, pool & entertaining areas. Completing the 1st floor are formal marble guest powder room, cherry panelled home office w/ mosaic tiled private bath, mud/storage rooms and inside access to oversized 3 car garage and family entrance. The grand flaired staircase leads to the 2nd floor which offers luxurious owners suite with large bedroom w/ fireplace, spa-like travertine bath w/ deep jetted tub, frame less shower, double sinks, toilet & bidet, his & her room sized outfitted closets and ladies makeup area w/ Onyx topped vanity + enormous sitting room + 3 additional en suite bedrooms, in-law suite w/ kitchen, full bath, laundry and linen room. The 3rd floor offers 3 + bedrooms, full gym, gym bath w/ dual tubs, white marble steam shower w/ multiple sprays, sauna and massage room. The finished lower level is an entertainers delight featuring movie theater, state of the art temperature & humidity controlled wine cellar, poker niche and a Turkish inspired tap room w/ professionally outfitted bar (taps, ice maker, commercial dishwasher, custom Wood Mode cabinetry, Velvet sofas, ornate tile and Venetian plaster walls). What truly sets this property apart is the LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY, incredible setting, amazing swimming pool and entertaining areas, resort-like ambiance and complete privacy. Top rated Radnor schools & prime Bryn Mawr location make this very special home not to be missed!
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