Iconic stone colonial perched on one of the Main Line’s most dramatic lots, walking distance to Ardmore town center. A historic and architectural treasure renovated completely to the highest luxury standards. Built in 1907 for Dr. Joseph M. Reeves, Crestlea, the house "on top of the hill" later became the home to chemical heiress Eleuthera duPont for over 40 years where it was a staple for society gatherings of the old Main Line including orchestra concerts and balls, inspiring a feature in Architectural Digest in 1951. The proportions, detail and Old World charm are absolutely striking. The character and grace of the first floor formal spaces will re-inspire the parties of this bygone era. Glorious light, soaring ceiling height, abundant windows, deep sills, beautiful hardwood floors, five fireplaces and the finest millwork imaginable. All of these timeless details are elevated elegantly by the comprehensive renovation to this landmark property. Highlights of the renovation include: new kitchen with custom cabinetry, Wolf stove and oven, SubZero fridge, miele coffee maker, wine fridge, beverage drawers, double dishwashers, large island and breakfast nook all accessed through a new mudroom with radiant floor heat. Library with custom built-ins is complimented across the grand foyer by a stately office with bookshelves and coffered ceiling. A master suite renovation includes a sumptuous master bath with soaking tub, radiant floors and french doors to a balcony. The addition of an expansive master closet and second floor laundry suite give this home every amenity. Four additional full and two half bathroom renovations means all five bedrooms have new ensuite baths and custom closets. The third floor game/TV room accented by restored beams now boasts a wet bar with dishwasher drawer and beverage fridge making it a space you can relax in all day. All wood floors have been refinished or replaced. Design work includes all design paint, new LED lighting throughout, new fixtures/chandeliers lighting. The home is being offered fully furnished for an additional price. All systems have been updated including conversion from oil to gas, new AC, new electrical, new plumbing, new flashing and gutters, restored slate roof. Painted and restored garage including new garage door. Googlenest smart home integration including locks, thermostats, doorbells and exterior video. New landscape design, including new plantings, walk ways, stone work and hillside clean up make this magical lot truly enchanting. Walking distance to Ardmore town center, train station and Suburban Square. Commuters dream close to all major roadways and train for commuting in any direction.
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