Listing includes some inspirational virtual updates. Situated at the end of a private lane with only 3 other homes and secluded from the road you will find 'Willow Bank' a stunning European Manor home constructed at the turn of the century with breathtaking grounds. This spacious home is conveniently located just a short walk to the best that Bryn Mawr has to offer from schools (Baldwin and Bryn Mawr College), downtown Bryn Mawr including the R-5 train station, an easy commute to NYC and 20 minutes to downtown Philadelphia. Here you will find stunning exterior appeal with incredible architectural details both inside and out coupled with quality craftsmanship at every turn. Interior detailing, graced with expansive leaded glass windows, soaring 10 foot ceilings, incredible woodwork and moldings, original hardwoods, open spaces and oversized rooms. This home was beautifully designed to bring in volumes of light in each room and has beautifully stood the test of time. A luxurious residence featuring seven fireplaces with Mercer tile surrounds and carved mantles throughout the three finished levels. You can find Brazilian walnut paneling and original built-in bookcases along the walls of the generous living room, while in the dining room, original tiles by the prestigious 19th-century potter Henry Mercer surround the impressive solid-beam mantel. The kitchen has been carefully renovated and expanded with respect for the home's character and original elements including a gourmet Chef's Kitchen and adjacent outfitted Butler's Pantry styled to exceed the demands of today's modern lifestyle with Sub-Zero refrigeration and freezing, six burner plus griddle commercial grade gas oven and cooktop, two dishwashers and an "in kitchen" pizza oven. Generous stone countertops and spacious island area allow for effortless event preparation and everyday use. The Kitchen is further enhanced and open to the adjacent Family Room with a wood burning fireplace and three exposures of light that illuminate the room. French door access to the rear and side gardens. An impressive carved newel post and grand front stair lead to the second floor. The spacious owners suite offers two exposures of light, beautiful angled fireplace, private outdoor patio and also features an exceptional updated marble bath with double vanities, deep shower, soaking tub with views of the garden and a large walk-in closet. Three additional generous sized bedrooms, each with renovated en-suite baths and glorious architectural detail are found on the second level. Once purposed as a third floor gaming room, as evident by the cards suits that adorn the fireplace surround, now presents as a beautiful bedroom with recently updated bath, large closet and charming dormered ceiling. An additional western facing bedroom, in-law or au pair suite with rear stairs and an elevator, complete this floor. Nearby are also world class golf courses, fine dining, Radnor Hunt Polo, high end retail and beauty labs can be found within minutes. The gardens were photographed in the early 19th century and are now archived in the Library of Congress. This home has enjoyed a very healthy Airbnb occupancy and rent roll and offers terrific rental/investment income. CHILDREN UNDER 5 NOT ALLOWED DURING SHOWINGS. Masks and gloves must be worn at all times when inside the home.
| Last Updated|| 1/30/2021|| Areas|| NONE AVAILABLE|
| Year Built|| 1905|| Community|| LOWER MERION TWP|
| County|| MONTGOMERY|
|School District||LOWER MERION|
|Jr. High School||WELSH VALLEY|
| Prior to Jan 30, '21||$1,599,999|
|Jan 30, '21 - Today||$1,519,050|
|AREA||LOWER MERION TWP|
|GARAGE||Circular Driveway, Paved Driveway|
|INTERIOR||Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Pantry, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors|
|LOT DESCRIPTION||Front Yard, Rear Yard|
|LOT DIMENSIONS||20.00 x 0.00|
|STYLE||Colonial, Detached, Tudor|
Listing provided by Keller Williams Philadelphia
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