MLS® ID: 7173826
609 PENLLYN PIKE
LOWER GWYNEDD, Pennsylvania, 19002 $1,145,000
A exceptional opportunity to own Wind Ridge estate in Lower Gwynedd. This stately manor home was built in 1898 by the Vaux family of Philadelphia and offers the perfect balance of classic old world charm with elegant details such as leaded glass windows, 20 ft coffered ceilings, magnificent original millwork, hardwood flooring throughout, 11 fireplaces, multi bedroom suites, spacious updated gourmet kitchen, multiple heat/AC zones and formal foyer. To the left of the foyer you enter the library with its original millwork shelving and Mercer tile fireplace leading into the "Great Room" with 20 ft vaulted beam ceilings, custom reading nook, magnificent granite fireplace and large leaded glass windows. To the right of the foyer is the parlor or living room that is spacious, light-filled with large windows and a marble fireplace. As you enter the elegant formal dining room you will notice the hand crafted plaster ceiling mouldings, extended tea space with window seating, large windows, original light fixtures, marble fireplace with hand painted tiles and built in storage. Gourmet kitchen would delight any "chef" with its professional grade SS Thermadore range, SS Miele dishwasher, granite island with a porcelain farm sink, a butler's pantry with vanity, storage drawers and glass front cabinets that will showcase your special chin. Additional spacious breakfast room and separate large mud room with full bath and walk-in closets complete the main floor. The 2nd and 3rd floors have multiple bedrooms including a master suite with its large walk-in closet, dressing room, upgraded master bath and 2 fireplaces. The remainder of the upper floors have bedrooms, some with fireplaces, upgraded bathrooms and new windows throughout. The home has two fabulous covered porches, both in the front and back of the house that overlook the 2 acre grounds with the numerous specimen trees and plantings, originally landscaped by Calvert Vaux and his business partner Frederick Olmstead, the landscape architects who designed Central Park. Enjoy the in-ground pool and private surroundings. This is a UNIQUE AND MUST SEE home with a park-like setting.