357 Laurel Haverford , PA 19041 $1,350,000
UPDATE: Taxes for 2018 $24,714.65! Enveloped in nature on picturesque grounds privatized by tall evergreens, this magnificent Center Hall Colonial close to all Main Line amenities makes you feel a world away. A stately Walter Durham house graced by a stone exterior with "barn dash" mortar treatment, 357 Laurel Ln has been impeccably maintained and expanded to include a stunning architect Fred Bissinger-designed addition with a family room flowing into the kitchen, and adding a 2-car heated and cooled garage to complement the existing 2-car heated garage. Nestled on .84 pristine acres graced by landscape lighting and irrigation in the desirable estate neighborhood of Northside Haverford. Current owners have enjoyed many happy occasions in home's sophisticated yet intimate setting, from the front porch/deck for outdoor family time to the spectacular yet welcoming interior with rooms for every purpose. Oversized windows invite abundant light. Random-width pegged floors, beautiful moldings, built-ins and 4 fireplaces evoke timelessness and charm. A garden-lined walk guides you toward a transverse reception hall entrance with a powder room, from which you step down to the living room with wood-burning fireplace, study with built-in bookcases and stone walled terrace. Entertain in the formal dining room brightened by a large bay window. The pantry area leads to a spacious back deck and stairs to the lower level. Your top-of-the-line kitchen is a dream for the discerning chef with an adjoining breakfast area overlooking the rear yard and a fabulous family room with Palladian windows, a dramatic cathedral ceiling, brick gas fireplace and wet bar for the ultimate holiday celebrations. Also conveniently on the main level is a bedroom and full bath for guests, au pairs or in-laws plus a laundry room. Up the main staircase awaits your heavenly master suite with a step-down bedroom, fireplace, newer spa bath, 2 closets and room-size walk-in with built-in dresser island that can be converted back to a BR. Two additional BRs with adjoining baths and generous storage areas comprise the upper level. Watch favorite movies in the downstairs entertainment room warmed by a huge fireplace, completed by a full bath, storage/utility closets and access to the 4-car garage. Near the train station for an easy commute; quick 20/35-minute drive to King of Prussia and Center City respectively.
Heating: Gas, Hot Water
Appliances: Cooktop, Oven - Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Est Age: 91
Basement: Full, Outside Entrance