1380 GILBERT ROADJenkintown, Pennsylvania19046United States
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Welcome to this all stone Colonial sited majestically at the intersection of Gilbert Road and Lindsay Lane in Meadowbrook. This Stately home is from an era when homes were built with sensitive care, intense pride & stellar workmanship, all...
3rd FloorPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania19103United States
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About 1380 GILBERT ROAD
Welcome to this all stone Colonial sited majestically at the intersection of Gilbert Road and Lindsay Lane in Meadowbrook. This Stately home is from an era when homes were built with sensitive care, intense pride & stellar workmanship, all updated for today's buyer while maintaining its original character and charm. Enter through the double doors into a stunning Center Hall w/ handsome staircase. The oversized Living Room with gleaming H/W floors, built-ins & fireplace with original mantle. Living Room is connected to the Family Room featuring walls of arched windows, dark H/W floors, wet bar & Fr. doors to covered slate patio that overlooks the magnificent grounds. Formal Dining Room with H/W floors and fireplace is large enough for entertaining on a grand scale or hosting an intimate dinner party. Tucked away off the main hallway is a cozy wood-panelled den perfect for reading or a convenient home office. Kitchen boasts Wolf range, top of the line appliances, double sink, granite counters, ceramic tile backsplash, subzero refrigerator, beautiful custom cabinetry, radiant heat floors, wet bar area w/ wine refrigerator and island w/ plenty of room for seating. The open back staircase adds to the charm. The sun-drenched Breakfast Room with walls of french doors flows effortlessly out to the fabulous patio. The patio delivers an incredible outdoor living space. This space has a herringbone brick area for relaxing, cooking and dining with a bridge over the fully stocked koi pond leading to a massive stone fireplace set on a sunken patio. The fireplace is constructed of stone and brick is a work of art on its own! This is the ultimate outdoor living room and invites you to sit and linger and enjoy this glorious property! Back inside this home the dramatic turned staircase accented with original detailed railing and beautiful window and landing leading to the 2nd level.The 2nd floor boasts an elegant Master Bedroom Suite that is a private sanctuary with balcony and En-Suite Bathroom.The Master Bedroom has cathedral ceilings, radiant heat floors, gas fireplace and 2 doors to a balcony that overlooks the professionally landscaped yard.The Master Bath is spa like with marble tile throughout, double sinks, seamless glass enclosed shower and custom cabinetry. The walk-in closet with custom built-in closet system completes this luxurious suite. This level contains 2 additional large BR's w/ ample closets and lots of windows. A small den/office with beautiful wood built-in bookcases perfect for another home office or cozy tv room. The updated Jack & Jill bath w/vanity, marble tile floor & tiled seamless glass shower.The 3rd floor has 2 more large Bedrooms w/ hall bath and ample closet space. The 3rd floor hall bath has been updated but kept the original claw foot tub to enjoy the period charm! This level is perfect for guest rooms, office, playroom or Au-pair area. The Seller has lovingly restored the spectacular grounds with specimen plantings and it has been professionally landscaped for your enjoyment. Multiple Fr. doors invite you into all of these outdoor spaces-you will love the flow for indoor & outdoor entertaining . The basement features a large wine cellar to store all of your most precious bottles of wine. Expansive driveway trimmed in Belgium block provides plenty of parking and room to turn around. The details in this home abound - beautiful hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, deep window sills, garden views from every window and charming millwork throughout. Unparalleled space and inspirational views. The infrastructure of this house is amazing-updated electric , state of the art efficient heating system, multiple zones of A/C, upgraded plumbing including larger lines from the street, irrigation system, exterior lighting, french drain & sump pump in basement, many upgraded windows and copper gutters and copper standing seemed roofs. Easy access to 309/turnpike,close to major Universities and Hospitals, walk to the train.