Nestled in a picturesque landscape, this breathtaking post-modern home is a true masterpiece of architectural design. Originally designed Henry Magaziner, then redesigned by renowned Frank Weise, the home boasts unique geometric shapes, floor to ceiling windows flooding the home with natural light, and clean lines that define the exterior as a blend of modern and classic architectural elements, creating a timeless yet contemporary feel. The long driveway meanders from the street, lined with stately maple trees, Magnolias with their majestic presence.The flagstone pathway leading to the courtyard entrance is bordered by lush greenery, weeping cherry trees, fragrant roses, and antique garden ornaments amidst the flora.Once inside youâll be greeted by a custom made door & a grand atrium with skylight domed raised ceiling with recessed uplighting, glass latticed surrounding walls, custom paneled surround, and polished slate floors. The living areas are spacious, bright, and open. Classic marble flooring extends throughout the Dining Room, and Kitchen. The Kitchen features vaulted beamed ceilings with recessed lighting, wood cabinetry, stainless appliances, microwave, double sink, and exit to the outside. A wonderful prep Kitchen adjoins the main Kitchen area, making food preparation and entertaining a breeze.The prep area has a breakfast bar and large passthrough to the Dining Room. The dining room is a breathtaking space, filled with dramatic light that filters through the floor-to-ceiling glass sliding door. The vaulted beamed ceilings add an air of grandeur to the room.The glass sliders open to a large deck, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living. The deck which is the entire lenght of the house, ideal for dining , & lounge seating. The very spacious, light filled, Living Room can be accessed from the Dining Room or Foyer. The Living Room features an original brick fireplace that matches the exterior brick, and high beamed ceilings. A built-in wall to wall bookcase and recessed ceiling lighting add to the sophistication. Features include Original teak floors, 2 floor to sliders open to the deck that runs across the length of the house, with beautiful views. A third sliding glass door opens to a private courtyard, with flagstone and beautiful plantings.Continuing down the hall there is a beautiful all marble guest bathroom with marble shower.The den with handmade doors offers a cozy retreat with a large window.The den features built-in TV area, and a wall to wall book cabinet. The romantic bedroom suite is a haven of elegance and luxury, featuring an abundance of natural light, with large windows creating a bright & airy atmosphere,& custom window shutters. The custom-made cabinets & The platform bed are a centerpiece of the room, The ceiling in the bedroom suite is custom-designed.The suite includes a walk-in closet,& a dressing table. The en-suite bathroom is a luxurious retreat, featuring all-marble finishes that exude opulence. A custom shower, & double sink vanity are elegantly designed, The custom designed jacuzzi, is set against a marble surround with ambient lighting. Skylights in the bathroom allow natural light to flood in. 3 more spacious bedrooms on this level. Custom new hall bathroom extension with tub looking into private courtyard garden through double shuttered window, separate shower with white Scandanavian tile. Attractive Stair case off foyer with glass wall cascades into the walk out finished Lower Level. Lower Level has wood floors, powder room, laundry & utility room. Double French glass doors lead to a spacious, bright family room, fireplace , custom made floating bookshelves, & two sliding glass doors to patio, connecting paths through gardens over stream to the private extra large swimming pool. Completing the lower level is a carpeted office with sliders to the outside, & adjoining 5th bedroom with full bathroom. Additional features: generator, storage shed, 3 zone climate control
Single Family, Single Family-Detached, Rambler, Ranch, 2 Story
LOWER MERION TWP
4 Full/1 Half
Gas Water Heater, Public Water Service
4,623 sq. ft
Detailed Room Information
- Den/Study, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room, Foyer
- Butler Pantry, Country Kitchen
- Bath Description
- Stall Shower
- Hardwood, Marble, Slate, Carpet
- Central Air, Electric
- Gas Heat.
- Full Finished, Entrance Outside, Walkout
- Entry Level Bedroom.
- Additional Interior Features
- Built-Ins, Recessed Lights, Skylight, Walk-in Closets, Window Treatment, Wood Floors
Exterior / Lot Features
- Circular Driveway, Lighted.
- Pool Description
- Child safety fence, Filtered, Heated, In-ground, Solar heated
- Lot View
- Lot Dimensions
- 80.00 x 0.00
- LDR2 LOW DENSITY RES.
- Additional Exterior/Lot Features
- Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Out Building, Front Yard, Back Yard. Backs To Trees, Front Yard, Rear Yard.
The scores below measure the walkability of the address, access to public transit of the area and the convenience of using a bike on a scale of 1-100
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