This gracious, classic 1920s colonial with impressive curb appeal is located on a corner lot in Haverford, overlooking Merion Golf Club. Positioned on nearly 1.5 acres, its time-honored craftsmanship includes substantial millwork, two fireplaces, high ceilings, original hardware, and hardwood floors, all within a well-built, lasting home. This gem, located close to Haverford College walking trails, excellent private and public schools, world-class shopping at Suburban Square and restaurants of Haverford Square, and so much more, is special indeed. The long driveway leads to the front entrance. The wide and welcoming reception foyer, with hardwood floors, leads to the formal living room on the left and dining room on the right. Each room has a fireplace, hardwood floors, large windows, and substantial millwork. From the living room, two sets of French doors lead to the sunporch, with an entire wall of windows and views of the golf course. A classic swinging door opens from the dining room into the eat-in kitchen. Updated and bright, the kitchen has wood cabinetry, some of which is glass-fronted, granite countertops, quality appliances, and hardwood floors. With recessed lighting and plentiful windows that let in natural light and beautiful views, this room is welcoming. Its large space includes an eating area for casual meals as well as an additional seating area. From the kitchen, a separate staircase leads to the second floor. A door leads to the patio with an awning and views of the golf course. There is also convenient access to the mudroom and powder room from the eating area. The mudroom leads to the driveway and garage, as well as the enclosed courtyard nestled between the house and garage. A beautiful, angled staircase leads to the generous landing with Palladium window and pretty shelf for decorative displays. The second floor has three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The main bedroom has a spacious sunporch attached that serves as an office. This space, with 10+ windows, has beautiful views of the golf course. Both the bedroom and office have hardwood floors; the en-suite bath has a double vanity, tiled shower, and large windows. The second bedroom has a full bath that shares a door with the main bedroom, and the third bedroom has access to an additional bathroom. It also leads to another sunporch that overlooks the yard and golf course. A staircase leads to the third level, with two additional bedrooms and a hall bath with tub. Notably, on the back staircase landings, there is original, built-in storage. The first landing features a traditional linen closet, with wide shelves and drawers, while the second has pull-out drawers with original hardware. The private backyard, with its charming spaces, including a patio with awning, is lovely for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors. The beautiful yard is verdant and overlooks the golf course. This home is close to so much, including Haverford College walking trails and the nearby community recreation center with athletic fields and open space, as well as the shops at Suburban Square. There is easy access to the Regional Rail, for both quick commutes to Center City and the Amtrak to New York City. With easy access to the Blue Route, the airport is also accessible. Coupling elegance and beautiful surroundings with a matchless location, this home awaits you!
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
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