1242 LAFAYETTE RD Gladwyne, PA 19035




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Key Details

Property Type: Single Family Home

Listing Status: Active

Purchase Type: For Sale

Price per Sqft: $251

Lot Size: 0.968 Acres

Year Built: 1952

MLS Listing ID: PAMC624620

Style: Colonial

Subdivision: Gladwyne

Bedrooms: 5

Full Baths: 7

Half Baths: 2

Short Sale: No


Property Description

Estate compound sitting on 1.8 acres featuring an elegant principal home and a separately deeded cape cod cottage offering a delightful sense of tranquility and majestic long views. Recently and exquisitely updated with the finest materials and appliances, this magnificent house exhibits a perfect balance of spaciousness and intimacy. The home is always welcoming with its naturally bright interiors and open spaces. The gourmet kitchen, with 48" Viking range with double doors, wall oven with warming drawer, wine cooler, double dishwasher, two sinks, together with a full bar in the basement, outdoor slate patio and temperature-controlled wine cellar make this the ideal house for hosting dinner parties and gatherings. The theater/game room and swimming pool further provide endless family fun and entertainment. At the same time, the master bedroom's private balcony offers extraordinary views for miles, and the upstairs library is an ideal spot for peaceful study or relaxation. This special property offers endless possibilities with a first floor bedroom/guest/master and an additional home office. The house also features an elevator with access to all floors. Options for the neighboring cottage are endless ~ income producing, aging parents, artist/author studio, out of town guests.... This unique opportunity to own neighboring properties is located minutes from the center of Gladwyne with all of its amenities and makes for an easy commute into downtown Philadelphia.


State: PA

County: Montgomery

Area: Lower Merion Twp (10640)

Zoning: RA


Other Rooms: Living Room,Dining Room,Master Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Bedroom 5,Kitchen,Game Room,Family Room,Breakfast Room,Great Room,Laundry,Other,Office

Basement: Partially Finished

Main Level Bedrooms: 1

Family Room: Upper 2 Level

Master Bedroom: Upper 1 Level

Bedroom 2: Upper 1 Level

Bedroom 3: Upper 1 Level

Bedroom 4: Upper 1 Level

Bedroom 5: Main Level

Game Room: Lower 1 Level

Other: Lower 1 Level

Kitchen: Main Level

Breakfast Room: Main Level

Dining Room: Main Level

Great Room: Main Level

Laundry: Main Level

Laundry: Upper 1 Level

Office: Main Level

Living Room: Main Level


Interior Features: Elevator,Family Room Off Kitchen,Kitchen - Gourmet,Kitchen - Island,Sprinkler System,Wood Stove,Other

Laundry: Main Floor,Upper Floor

Heating: Forced Air

Cooling: Central A/C

Fireplaces Number: 3

Fireplaces Type: Gas/Propane,Wood

Inclusions: Bathroom mirrors; WD main floor, WD 2nd floor; Refrig; pool equip., TV brackets


Garage: Garage - Side Entry,Oversized

Garage Spaces: 3.0

Pool: In Ground

Waterfront: N

Water Access: N

Roof Type: Asphalt

Accessibility: Elevator

Parking Type: Attached Garage


New Construction: N

Story: 3+

Lot Dimensions: 153.00 x 0.00

Sewer: On Site Septic

Water: Public

Story: 3+


Elementary Schools: Gladwyne

Middle Schools: Welsh Valley

High Schools: Harriton

School District: Lower Merion


Senior Community: N

Tax Amount: $25,472

Tax Year: 2019

Tax ID: 40-00-29252-003

Ownership: Fee Simple

SqFt Source: Assessor

Security Features: Security System

Special Sale: Standard

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Listing Provided By Kate Livesey (RS148568A) of BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont

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