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1221 Lafayette Road

GLADWYNE, PA 19035
  • $3,850,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 21 Days
  • ID#: PAMC2107744
UPDATED: 51 min ago
$3,850,000
  • 10
    BEDS
  • 1.33
    ACRES
  • 6
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 9,175
    SQFT
  • $420
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1885
County:

School Ratings & Info

School District:

Description

Explore 1221 Lafayette Rd, an esteemed 9,388 square foot residence tracing its roots to 1895. This architectural marvel is meticulously preserved, showcasing remarkable craftsmanship through intricate woodwork, plaster embellishments, and elaborate marble and wood surrounds gracing several of the home's fireplaces. Nestled in a serene suburban locale, it offers easy access to Center City, Philadelphia Airport, as well as local amenities like shops and restaurants along the Main Line. Numerous sets of French doors spill onto a broad stone terrace, offering serene vistas of a shimmering swimming pool and meticulously landscaped yard and gardens. Privacy and security are ensured by fencing, while majestic centennial and flowering trees punctuate the grounds, enhancing the allure of its park-like ambiance.Step inside to discover elegant limestone, oak, parquet, and marble flooring throughout. The grand center hall sets the tone for a seamless transition from formal spaces to more intimate corners. The formal living room features historic paneling from an 18th-century German castle, adorned with carved crown moldings, a wood fireplace, built-ins, and dual sets of French doors leading to the patio. Adjacent to it, the sunlit game room with arched windows on three sides and French doors to the patio is perfect for hosting poker nights or intimate musical soires.The dining room, adorned with wood floors, a fireplace, ceiling light, and intricate plaster detailing on the ceiling, exudes timeless elegance. The study, enveloped in dark wood paneling, features built-ins, a concealed door to the kitchen, and a fireplace, setting the stage for productive solitude. Conveniently located off the kitchen, the family room offers a cozy retreat for relaxation.The kitchen features modern amenities, including a spacious island with an additional sink, a six-burner Viking gas cooktop, dual wall ovens, a breakfast area, French doors to the patio, and a double fridge by Electrolux. Ascend to the second floor to find the primary suite, complete with wood floors, a French door to the balcony, a walk-in closet, and a sitting area adjacent to the bedroom through a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. The primary bathroom, carpeted and renovated, features a double sink, exquisite granite countertops, a tile/stone shower with a bench, a tub, and ample natural light.All second-floor bedrooms boast hardwood floors and are complemented by an expanded laundry room with a double sink and access to the balcony, housing a Samsung washer and dryer. On the third floor, a spacious landing with wood floors and a spotlight sets the stage for Bedroom 5, formerly a dance room, adorned with ballet bars and mirrored walls. Outside, the patio adjacent to the kitchen features a fenced board floor, while the main patio boasts stone flooring and stretches along the length of the house, ideal for hosting large gatherings. The pool, complete with a spa, is accessed via beautiful stone steps leading to the grounds.

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1221 Lafayette Road GLADWYNE, PA 19035

  • Price: $3,850,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 21 Days
  • Updated: 51 min ago
  • ID#: PAMC2107744
10
Beds
6
Baths
1
½ Baths
1.33
Acres
9,175
SQFT
$420
$/SQFT
1885
Built
Neighborhood:
None Available
County:
Montgomery
Area:
Lower Merion Twp (10640)
School District:
Lower Merion
Property Description
Explore 1221 Lafayette Rd, an esteemed 9,388 square foot residence tracing its roots to 1895. This architectural marvel is meticulously preserved, showcasing remarkable craftsmanship through intricate woodwork, plaster embellishments, and elaborate marble and wood surrounds gracing several of the home's fireplaces. Nestled in a serene suburban locale, it offers easy access to Center City, Philadelphia Airport, as well as local amenities like shops and restaurants along the Main Line. Numerous sets of French doors spill onto a broad stone terrace, offering serene vistas of a shimmering swimming pool and meticulously landscaped yard and gardens. Privacy and security are ensured by fencing, while majestic centennial and flowering trees punctuate the grounds, enhancing the allure of its park-like ambiance.Step inside to discover elegant limestone, oak, parquet, and marble flooring throughout. The grand center hall sets the tone for a seamless transition from formal spaces to more intimate corners. The formal living room features historic paneling from an 18th-century German castle, adorned with carved crown moldings, a wood fireplace, built-ins, and dual sets of French doors leading to the patio. Adjacent to it, the sunlit game room with arched windows on three sides and French doors to the patio is perfect for hosting poker nights or intimate musical soires.The dining room, adorned with wood floors, a fireplace, ceiling light, and intricate plaster detailing on the ceiling, exudes timeless elegance. The study, enveloped in dark wood paneling, features built-ins, a concealed door to the kitchen, and a fireplace, setting the stage for productive solitude. Conveniently located off the kitchen, the family room offers a cozy retreat for relaxation.The kitchen features modern amenities, including a spacious island with an additional sink, a six-burner Viking gas cooktop, dual wall ovens, a breakfast area, French doors to the patio, and a double fridge by Electrolux. Ascend to the second floor to find the primary suite, complete with wood floors, a French door to the balcony, a walk-in closet, and a sitting area adjacent to the bedroom through a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. The primary bathroom, carpeted and renovated, features a double sink, exquisite granite countertops, a tile/stone shower with a bench, a tub, and ample natural light.All second-floor bedrooms boast hardwood floors and are complemented by an expanded laundry room with a double sink and access to the balcony, housing a Samsung washer and dryer. On the third floor, a spacious landing with wood floors and a spotlight sets the stage for Bedroom 5, formerly a dance room, adorned with ballet bars and mirrored walls. Outside, the patio adjacent to the kitchen features a fenced board floor, while the main patio boasts stone flooring and stretches along the length of the house, ideal for hosting large gatherings. The pool, complete with a spa, is accessed via beautiful stone steps leading to the grounds.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials Stone Door Features French Exterior Features Flood Lights Fencing FullyRear Garage YN No Location Type Suburban Parking Types Driveway Patio And Porch Features Patio(s)Balcony Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features FencedIn GroundPool/Spa Combo View Garden/LawnScenic VistaTrees/Woods Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 8977 Appliances Central VacuumCooktopDishwasherDisposalDryerRange HoodRefrigeratorSix Burner StoveStainless Steel AppliancesWasher Basement Partially FinishedOutside Entrance Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 198 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace Features Wood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 3 Flooring CarpetHardwoodTile/Brick Heating 90% Forced AirRadiator Heating YN Yes Interior Features Additional StairwayBreakfast AreaBuilt-InsCarpetCombination Kitchen/LivingCrown MoldingsDining AreaFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - IslandPrimary Bath(s)Recessed LightingStore/OfficeWalk-in Closet(s)Wood Floors Laundry Type Upper FloorHas Laundry Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomKitchenGame RoomFamily RoomFoyerOffice Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Foundation Details Other Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality LOWER MERION TWP Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 803141724228 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 42514.00 Tax Lot 043 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning 0000

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Charis Realty Group. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-07-20T22:52:59.687.
 
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