1543 MONK RD #1 AND #2 (HOMESITES) $10,950,000

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    1543 MONK RD #1 AND #2 (HOMESITES) GLADWYNE, PA 19035

    • 22 Beds
    • 10 Baths
    • 14,467 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC2029232
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    Situated on 32.1 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity to experience estate living at its historic finest, with 21st century amenities. The main residence and its dependencies are in excellent condition, having been magnificently maintained by the present owners. The property is notable for its world-class architecture and its very private, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned for more than 50 years by the Dorrance family of Campbell s Soup Company. Enter Linden Hill s very secluded grounds and travel past fenced pastures and stone outbuildings reminiscent of the quaintest of French villages. An initial courtyard formed by turreted caretaker s quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional staff houses leads to the crest of a hill. Soon, at the end of a narrow walled lane, the magnificent manor house and cour d'honneur reveals itself, a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Pass through the courtyard entry where brick chimney stacks on guest houses cleverly frame the main house, and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with complete respect for its origins, yet offering every modern amenity. Its grand-scale formal rooms offer elegant and easy, expansive or intimate entertaining spaces. Private quarters are equally inviting with family living quarters that accommodate guests for short-term or extended stays. Beyond the main house are two pools, a pool house, tennis court and a beautiful aviary, all set within absolutely stunning gardens and grounds. As a picturesque legacy property that can also serve as a family or corporate retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Square footage calculation is approximate for the main residence only. This listing includes one guest house with 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms off of the main courtyard, a 10-car garage/ barn, 2 charming upper courtyard guest houses, a multi-stall horse barn and woodworking shop. Easy access to miles of surrounding riding trails, center city Philadelphia, trains, renowned schools, shopping and Philadelphia International Airport. A rare treasure!

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • HOA Y/N N
      • Municipality LOWER MERION TWP
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool Yes - Personal
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 115058.00
      • Tax Year 2022
      • Utilities Cable TV Available,Natural Gas Available,Phone Available,Electric Available,Multiple Phone Lines,Phone Connected,Under Ground,Water Available
      • View Garden/Lawn, Pasture, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Water, Other
      • Water Access Y/N Y
      • Water Body Type Pond
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1930
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
      • Zoning Dscrp Residential
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Range, Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
      • Basement Type Full, Outside Entrance, Partially Finished
      • Cooling Fuel Natural Gas
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Electric Service Underground,Generator,440 Volts,200+ Amp Service
      • Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Other
      • Fireplace Features Mantel(s), Marble, Stone, Wood, Gas/Propane
      • Fireplaces Count 7
      • Flooring Type Marble, Carpet, Stone, Tile/Brick, Wood
      • Foundation Details Permanent
      • Garage Spaces Count 10.00
      • Garage Type Garage Door Opener,Oversized
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Hot Water
      • Interior Features Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Sprinkler System, Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Butlers Pantry, Chair Railings, Curved Staircase, Double/Dual Staircase, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Recessed Lighting, Stain/Lead Glass, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Window Treatments, 2nd Kitchen, Combination Dining/Living
      • Roof Tile
      • Sewer Septic On Site Septic
      • Style Manor, Normandy
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 10
      • Total Living Area 14467
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 2
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 5.00
      • Bathrooms 10
      • Bedrooms 22
      • Bedrooms Count Main Level 11
      • Full Bathrooms 8
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 3
      • Half Bathrooms 2
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Decorative,Split Rail,Invisible
      • Horse Amenities Riding Ring,Paddock,Horses Allowed,Horse Trails,Stable(s)
      • Lot Features Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Level, No Thru Street, Not In Development, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Secluded, SideYard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek, Subdivision Possible, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
      • Lot Size Acres 32.1
      • Outdoor Living Structures Patio(s), Terrace
      • Pool Features In Ground
    • Schools
      • Elementary School GLADWYNE
      • High School HARRITON SENIOR
      • Middle Or Junior School WELSH VALLEY
      • School District LOWER MERION

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    Lynn & Harris Berger

    Lynn & Harris Berger

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    BHHS Fox & Roach Haverford Sales Office

    Primary: 610-420-3904
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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $10,950,000
        5/17/2022 2:26:22 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $10,950,000 -6.81%
        2/25/2022 3:15:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $11,750,000

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