A Private Circular Drive Leads to this Magnificent Stone Grand Manor nestled in a lush 2 acre setting overlooking Huntingdon Valley Country Club. The moment you enter the elegant center hall you will immediately marvel at the beautiful architecture, keystone archways, detailed millwork and a sweeping staircase with palladium window leading to the 2nd floor. From the center hall you feel the warmth and elegance as you enter the library/study with original rich wood bookcases and entry to the covered terrace which overlooks a private serene setting. The graciousness and charm of the Living room is accented with deep window sills, wood floors, a beautiful wood mantel fireplace. This room opens to the cozy heated family / sunroom combination. On the other side of the center hall as you enter the formal banquet size Dining room, you can feel elegance of formal dinners held here for several of our American presidents. President Carter and his wife once slept here. There is a large 12x20 kitchen, laundry room and back staircase that leads to a 2nd floor maid~s quarters and the chauffeurs apartment which includes a separate entrance to the garage. The 3 bedrooms and two baths in this wing is a wonderful space for an au pair, teenagers or extended family, the square footage of this area is not believed to be included in the public records. The grand staircase leads to 4 spacious bedrooms, all with generous sized closet space. One of the 4 bedrooms was currently used as an office and leads to a private balcony that overlook the picturesque setting. There are 3 full baths. ~ NOTE~ the plumbing throughout the house is the original 1920~s plumbing, it does need repair and it is not functioning. The master suite includes a Marble fireplace mantel, 7x12 dressing room and his and her baths. The 3rd floor offers 2 additional bedrooms, full bath and a large storage room. The basement was finished with a 1920~s bar and all the original elements include the wine cellar and red leather benches.This rock solid stone grand manor needs TLC and updating. The roof was installed in 2016 and all copper gutters and downspouts were replaced in 2016. This wonderfully warm and inviting place in a magnificent private setting is ready to restoration and a wonderful place call home.
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Listing information last updated on June 16th, 2019 at 11:45pm EDT.