Nick Smith - Coldwell Banker Hearthside
1221-a Meetinghouse Rd
GWYNEDD, PA 19436

Description

Presenting "Glendower"! Arched fieldstone entry walls flank your "Welcome Home" leading to a sweeping driveway as you are immediately taken aback by the grandeur of this historic homestead. Perched on 3.7 acres & complemented by stately trees & lush gardens, this elegant home is nestled in a secluded settling that can't be duplicated. The history & folklore includes George Washington stopping by en route to Valley Forge, Forefathers of the Declaration of Independence escaped to Glendower for county retreats, a stop on the underground railroad, Abe Lincoln's Grandmother resided for a time, hand written sheep skin deeds used to convey its ownership through the years. Formal living areas offer original wide plank random width hardwood floors, high ceilings, tall windows w/ deep window sills, detailed moldings & built-in hutches & cabinetry. Cozy-up to any of the 7 wood burning fireplaces. Escape to the Library or kick-up & watch the game in the Family Room, be entertained in the Music Room, greet guests in the formal entry hall & host grand events in the inter connecting Living, Dining & Music Rooms. The household can catch up on their daily activities while dining informally in the original summer Kitchen warmed by a walk-in fireplace that was used for the daily cooking in its day. Master Suite offers a retreat from the hustle & bustle of the household, a Princess Suite & 3-4 additional Bedrooms & 3 Baths, super convenience of a 2nd floor Laundry & back staircase. 2+ car Garage w/ the luxury of auto openers makes coming home a seamless effort. Garage connects directly to the homestead through a window paned enclosed breezeway, so you never have to bear the outdoors & inclement weather. This informal entry offers multiple closets & shelfed storage. Outside living offers multiple settings to relax, entertain guests, have a picnic & fire up the built-in barbeque. Terraces, patios, decks, canopy areas & in ground pool, it's your choice! The Barn has been restored & converted into a multi-purpose building- Pool House w/ Baths & changing rooms; an event center or party hall- complete w/ a full kitchen & wet bar, soaring ceilings, fireplace & wall of glass looking out to the pool decks & terraces; 2 Bedrooms- Au Pair, Caretaker or In-Law Quarters; Garage, Workshop & abundance of storage. Additional 2-car detached Garage to tuck away your personal treasures. If this is a property that piques any interest, it is a must see to appreciate all that it offers!

Details

MLS#1000872002
StyleHouse
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Year1752
Days On Site161

Features

Bed(s)6
Bath(s) 5 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet6,950
Garage4
PoolYes
Acreage5.70

Market Activity 19436

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Area Information

StatePA
CityGWYNEDD
Zip Code19436
AreaLower Gwynedd Twp (10639)
Community NameNONE AVAILABLE
School DistrictWISSAHICKON
Middle SchoolWISSAHICKON
High SchoolWISSAHICKON SENIOR
Listing VS Median (in NONE AVAILABLE)
Price:
$1,989,000
low | high
Med:
$209,900
100% of Average
SqFt:
6,950
low | high
Med:
1,858
100% of Average
$ / SqFt:
$286
low | high
Med:
$116
100% of Average
On Site:
161
low | high
Med:
163
98.773006134969% of Average
Listing Updated: 10/17/2018
MLS Number: 1000872002
Listing Provided By:
David J. J Caracausa  of  Coldwell Banker Preferred-Blue Bell

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