Privately set on 2.45 tranquil acres, 1811 N. Ridley Creek Road is a bucolic, historic estate ideally located in Media, Delaware County. Each owner has taken impeccable care of the property, added their personal touches that have modernized the exterior and interior to meet their various needs, while maintaining the unique character of this idyllic estate. The current owners who purchased the home in 2005, completed a host of renovations to enhance this spectacular home. Enter the property through a long private tree-lined driveway, the quaint pond and barn-like springhouse are within view as you drive up to the three-car garage. The stone walkway leads to the main entry of the addition. Upon entering, toward the right is the completely re-designed primary kitchen (2016) with marble countertops, fireplace, storage, and a bright, spacious breakfast nook cast in floor-to-ceiling windows with doors that open to the brick patio which is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Follow the steps toward the fenced-in pool area with a flagstone deck (renovated 2016). The kitchen also provides entry into the farmhouse’s intimate sitting room, pub/dining room, and staircase that leads to three secondary bedrooms and a full bath. There is also the front door of the farmhouse that opens into the sitting room.Thoughtful with design, the transition from the original farmhouse to the new section of the home is seamless. Beyond the front foyer is a powder room and open area with built-in storage benches and doors that lead to the pool and patio. Adjacent, is the secondary kitchen and extensive in-law suite, both part of the addition. The hardwood flooring, random width extra-wide plank pine wood, complements the farmhouse’s original hardwood. Stroll down the light-filled hallway to more contemporary quarters. In this space, stairs lead down to the comfortable finished basement. Another staircase makes way to the cozy 2nd floor sitting area, an abundance of storage space, large laundry room, and office with a view. The magnificent master suite displays exposed beams, built-in shelves, French doors that open to a furnished balcony. Impressive size dual closets with dressing area and master bath with dual sinks, shower, and claw tub complete the 2nd level of the home’s addition. The exterior of this picturesque home exhibits exceptional craftsmanship throughout every detail. The application of fieldstone to the addition structure utilized a German process that pinched the grout in between each stone. High quality cement board siding adorns the rear of the home and the original farmhouse structure. The replacement of all windows, in addition to restored and well-maintained landscaping that includes a retention wall, oversized boulders, walking stones leading to the pool and patio, and sustainment of the pond and springhouse are all part of the on-going and extensive renovation efforts performed by the current residents. This private estate is the best of all worlds, offering modern amenities combined with the unique character of a historic home and property. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty and luxury of residing at this spectacular home in the sought-after town of Media.
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