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For Sale

1221 Lafayette Rd

1221 Lafayette Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035

$3,850,000
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 soirees.
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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9,175 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

1.33 Acres lot

Lavinia Smerconish

Lavinia Smerconish

Features & Amenities

Interior

  • total bedrooms10
  • Total bathrooms7
  • full bathrooms6
  • half bathroom1
  • Flooring Wood, Carpet, Hardwood
  • Fireplace Wood Burning
  • APPLIANCES Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer
  • other interior Features Central Vacuum, Eat-in Kitchen, Kitchen Island, Entrance Foyer, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

  • Status For Sale
  • Living Area9,175 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area1.33 Acres
  • MLS® IDPAMC2107744
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1885
  • Architecture StylesColonial
  • View DescriptionTrees/Woods
  • School DistrictLOWER MERION

Exterior

  • STORIES3
  • water SourcePublic
  • PoolIn Ground
  • HEAT TYPEForced Air, Natural Gas
  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air
  • sewerSeptic Tank
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony

Financial

  • Sales Price$3,850,000
  • Real Estate Tax $42,514/yr

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