MLS® ID: PAMC601794
626 S BOWMAN AVENUE
MERION STATION, Pennsylvania, 19066 $819,000
Active Under Contract
Elegant 1940s Main Line Stone Colonial, formerly the residence of Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp. Great curb appeal and perfectly nestled on a beautifully landscaped 1/2 +/- acre lot with specimen plantings. Walk to everything as you are just steps to the center of Narberth, in a sidewalk neighborhood and only one block to the highly acclaimed Merion Elementary School, nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence! Impeccably maintained, this four bedroom, 3 & 1/2 bath home offers character and details of a bygone era, tasteful modern updates and TURN-KEY MOVE-IN CONDITION. Gracious entrance hall leads to large living room with wood burning fireplace flanked by built-ins and door to covered slate patio and SERENE REAR YARD perfect for outdoor entertaining. The updated cooks kitchen offers stainless steel cabinetry, butcher block counters, Viking professional range, Liebherr refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher and opens to dining room and family room with wall of windows and door to the yard (great flow for entertaining). The gracious carved staircase with windowed landing accesses the second floor master suite with dressing vestibule with closets and NEW master bath with subway tile and frameless shower with rain shower head, and three additional bedrooms (including a private Au-Pair or In-Law Suite), cedar closet and two new bathrooms with designer fixtures, modern cabinetry and subway tile. The lower level offers a finished play room, workroom, storage and utilities. Additional features include sun-drenched interior, deep-silled windows, plaster walls, vintage brass and crystal doorknobs, updated cooks kitchen, freshly painted, new cedar roof (2010), new HVAC (2010), two car converted garage with inside access from kitchen, used as office/studio and full laundry, walk to Merion or Narberth train station, minutes to Center City Philadelphia and move-in condition make this SPECIAL HOME one not to be missed!