Sitting atop the higest point of Whitpain Township, this magnificent estate sits on six plus private acres. Every inch of this luxurious home will grab you. From the soaring ceilings, stunning woodwork, floor to ceiling windows & original marble fireplaces, this home is simply spectacular. While it's hard to deny a sense of grandeur upon entering the foyer, the attention to detail is instantly apparent. This home is as impressive as it is inviting from the start. The expansive living room with marble fireplace opens to a formal dining room through impressive pocket doors and creates a wonderful flow for entertaining. The kitchen is a beautiful blend of old & new. It's spacious & prepped for chefs of all levels while also offering a warm & casual ambiance essential to a great kitchen. A well-appointed butler's pantry connects the kitchen to a pleasant, informal living room. From there, an open office space leads to a sun-lit orangerie that can serve as an art studio, reading room, writing space or simply a place from which to gaze at the in-ground pool & spa. The 1st floor also features a music room, parlor or library?possibilities abound, a distinctive, gleaming black walnut banister beckons up a plush staircase to the 2nd floor. The 1st 2 expansive bedrooms feature high ceilings & large windows with deep sills that evoke luxury while marble fireplaces & red pine floors are charming reminders of the home's history. The master is light & airy with its own fireplace & abundant walk-in closet. The master bath is a sight to behold, with a steam shower, radiant floor heat, water closet & claw-foot tub. And,of course, a fireplace. A beautifully tiled breezeway leads from the original home to the annex, designed by renowned architect Rene Hoffman. From wood beaming on the ceiling to authentic stone-and-stick-work on the exterior, no detail was taken for granted in this stunning space added 10 years ago. It features a 3-car garage & an upstairs suite with a light-filled living space, a full kitchen & a covered porch nook ideal for enjoying your coffee in the morning. A full bath & large bedroom with ample closet space complete the suite. Additional features: a large 3rd floor with endless possibilities; a full basement with a generous wine cellar, mahogany wrap around porch, extraordinary fenced-in grounds, gazebo & patio. Truly must be seen to appreciate!
Patio, Porch(es), Fence, Pool (In-Ground), Paddock
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