A truly rare offering on highly sought-after Montgomery Ave. in Wyndmoor, this property is majestically situated on almost two acres of land, with sunrise and sunset vistas over the Whitemarsh Valley. A walking distance from Chestnut Hill’s shops and restaurants, and, at the same time, adjacent to a natural reserve, the house offers a convenient solution to enjoy nature in the proximity of a city. Landscaped to blend in with the natural surroundings, the property opens to beautiful, natural woods. Whissahickon stone finishes of the exterior are done in the tradition of home building in this exquisite neighborhood. Inspired by architectural elements of hundred-year old homes in the area, this breathtaking house was built by the highly regarded custom builder Sam Blake. Designed for both elegant entertaining and intimate family life, the interiors are graced with abundant natural light and high ceilings. Upon walking in through the exquisite grand entryway, you are welcomed with floor to ceiling custom molding, which flows swiftly into the adjacent living room. Coffered ceilings and recessed lighting, adding to the elegance of this room. Here you will find the first of five beautiful fireplaces. Make way through the foyer, you will find the formal home office, where mahagony encompances the entire room and another fireplace. Across from the living room, you have the dining room featuring chair molding. Entertainers delight will find resource in the butler area, with a wine fridge, ice maker, and wet bar. The stunning gourmet kitchen with marble countertops features Wolf ovens and Wolf 6 Burner cooktop, and two built in beverage refridgerators. The kitchen has a spacious breakfast area and opens up to the family room, with a fireplace and spectacular custom ceiling molding. The second level with 5 bedrooms, features the main master suite, sitting area, and relaxing master bath, with marble walls and heated marble flooring. The walk out basement features tiled floors, bar area with built in shelving, and a full bathroom. Wine enthusiasts will have a wine cellar to enjoy in the finished basement space. This home is stunning with its 11 foot ceilings on the first floor, plantation shutters on the second floor, a speaker system throughout the whole house. The property is fully fenced and gated. Very private, yet, walkable to local train stations, shops, restaurants, galleries and golf / tennis clubs of charming Chestnut Hill. The location also allows for easy access to some of the area's best private schools, including Springside Chestnut Hill, Germantown Academy and Germantown Friends. Close to bicycle and walking trails of the Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park and only a short 25 minute drive from Central Philadelphia and 90 minutes to Manhattan. This is truly a special and magical home not to be missed.
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Data Last Updated 8:09pm - 06/12/2021
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