Welcome to Loverlea, an exquisite 5 Bedroom, 3-story, brick Georgian Colonial Manor Home with Finished Basement. Located within a private enclave of four Custom Estates, it is situated on a non-thru street tucked within a larger neighborhood of custom homes in the heart of Gwynedd Valley and within minutes of a train station accessing center city Phila. As you relax in the 8-person in-ground hot-tub on a warm summer day or a cold winter night, surrounded by an expansive flagstone patio, you will overlook 4.15 beautifully manicured acres with specimen trees and continually blooming shrubs and perennials. The carefully considered attention to superior details in this English-inspired retreat is apparent in every corner. Brick pillars with lights flank each side of the entrance to the drive leading to the first of two parking courtyards with cobblestone accents. The driveway leads to a second parking courtyard adjacent to the three-car garage. The spacious Center Hall with its perfect symmetry of curved walls, curved balcony & arches opens from the front to the rear of the home. Random-width hardwood floors, 10' ceilings on 1st floor, rounded walls and custom millwork can be admired throughout. The Formal Living Room features the 1st of 5 fireplaces and offers French doors opening to a delightful covered flagstone Porch. Solid, arched cherry wood doors connect the Living Room to the stunning Office with the 2nd wood-burning fireplace and walls lined with cherry custom cabinets and bookshelves. Host any special occasion in the spacious Formal Dining Room with the 3rd wood-burning fireplace. A Butler?s Pantry with granite counter, stainless sink, Miele dishwasher and cabinets leads to the Gourmet Kitchen with travertine marble radiant heated floor, granite counters, stainless appliances included a commercial Wolf 6-burner gas stove with stainless oven, 2nd Wolf wall oven with convection, 48? cabinets, Wolf microwave, 2nd dishwasher and island with pendants above & seating for 4. The Breakfast Room includes triple panels of glass w/sliding French door to exterior Patio. The Kitchen is open to the inviting Family Room with 4th fireplace, built-in bookshelves & double doors opening to the Dining Room, providing the perfect entertaining flow. An area behind the Kitchen offers a walk-in pantry closet, Mud Room & Laundry Rm w/washer, dryer, utility sink & cabinets, and a side door opens to a covered Porch with access to the 3 Car Garage. 2 sets of stairs provide access to the 2nd Floor. The charming Master Suite includes a spacious Sitting Room, a Dressing Room with 2 fabulous walk-in closets, 1 of 2 vanities with granite counter and sink, an updated Master Bath with radiant heated floor, 2nd vanity w/sink, whirlpool tub and large spa shower with dual shower heads, marble seat & frameless glass door. The inviting Bedroom with 5th fireplace, has a French door to a fabulous Trex deck overlooking the gorgeous grounds. 2 additional Bedrooms with en-suite Baths complete the 2nd Floor. The 3rd Floor includes 2 Bedrooms with dormer windows & a large Full Bath. The Finished Basement w/coffered 9' ceiling provides an additional 1500 sq ft & includes a Full Bath w/stall shower plus a large storage room with 1 included workbench. The 3-car Garage w/epoxy-painted floor includes an unfinished 2nd floor w/endless possibilities including an In-Law suite, Home Office or Play Room, with roughed in plumbing accessible. The rear Flagstone Patio w/brick border, gates on each end & Hot Tub spans the entire width of the house & provides panoramic views of the beautiful, level rear yard. Extra special features include brand new copper gutters and downspouts (2020), a newer, 30-year roof (2013), Central Vac, a well for irrigation, Pella windows, 6 zones of heat & air, and stereo speakers throughout. Minutes to Whole Foods & Trader Joe's. This location provides the ideal combination of seclusion w/access to a fabulous neighborhood. 1 Year Home Wty included.
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