224 N BOWMAN AVE $2,499,000



    • 8 Beds
    • 10 Baths
    • 9,692 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC693862
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    Grandeur from the peak of the golden era on the Main Line'¦ when homes were built as a statement to the enduring legacy of their creators, with materials & craftsmanship meant to last through the ages'¦in homage to their European inspirations! Once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the most spectacular homes in Lower Merion! The perfect marriage of Old World sophistication with all the luxury of modern day amenities. Only the finest materials & highest levels of precision craftsmanship were used to construct & maintain this stately home. Exquisite gas-lit iron gates open to a long private driveway, lined by lush hedges, specimen trees & stone fountains, leading to the residence. A balustrade terrace takes you to the oversized front door entry with glass sidelights & opens to the grand foyer with black & white marble floor & elegant staircase & leads to the Formal Living Room & Formal Dining Room both with architectural details & fireplaces. An updated Kitchen with professional appliances, Butler Pantry, Mud room with door to parking area & garages & door to the rear yard, heated Pool & Terrace. Office/Study, Family room, Sunroom with built-in entertainment bar, opening to the rear terrace plus French doors to the spacious heated greenhouse. Two guest powder rooms & a door from the center hall open to the terrace & completes the main level. The gracious 2nd level offers Master suite with his/her bathrooms & dressing rooms plus 4 en-suite bedrooms. Rear stairway to the original servant quarters with 2 large bedrooms a full hall bath plus storage rooms. The 3rd floor with 2 family bedrooms & an updated full bath also boasts a sitting room. There is garaging for 3 cars with a stairway to a one bedroom apartment with a kitchenette & full bath'¦.plus a gardeners cottage. An absolutely spectacular property, yet comfortable also, for everyday family living & gatherings. Featuring park-like grounds & privacy, yet close to shops, fine dining, sought after Lower Merion Schools & most conveniently located, just minutes to all major roadways, King of Prussia, Center City, Philadelphia Airport, R-5 train & an easy train ride to New York City!

    • 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 37039.00
      • Tax Year 2021
      • Utilities Cable TV
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1922
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
      • Basement Type Full
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Electric Service Circuit Breakers,200+ Amp Service
      • Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Water Fountains
      • Fireplaces Count 4
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble
      • Garage Spaces Count 3.00
      • Garage Type Garage - Side Entry,Garage Door Opener,Oversized
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Heat Pump(s), Hot Water
      • Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Kitchenette, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Wet/Dry Bar, Wood Floors
      • Roof Tile
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Other
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 3
      • Total Living Area 9692
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 2
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
      • Bathrooms 10
      • Bedrooms 8
      • Full Bathrooms 7
      • Half Bathrooms 3
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Fully,Other
      • Lot Size Acres 1.78
      • Lot Size Dimensions 468.00 x 0.00
      • Outdoor Living Structures Patio(s), Porch(es), Terrace
      • Pool Features In Ground, Heated, Filtered, Fenced
    • Schools
      • Elementary School CYNWYD
      • High School LOWER MERION
      • Middle Or Junior School BALA CYNWYD
      • School District LOWER MERION


    Lynn & Harris Berger

    Lynn & Harris Berger

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    PA AB065588

    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: $2,499,000
        11/8/2021 10:26:03 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: PENDING
        10/26/2021 3:41:32 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
        10/20/2021 11:56:08 AM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,499,000 -16.67%
        5/24/2021 4:13:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,999,000

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