One of the few remaining "country estates" of suburban Philadelphia is available for the first time in 25+ years. Just in time to show your customers a beautiful setting on 2.6 acres of ground with a pond with two waterfalls. The spring season is spectacular this year with brilliant blooming trees and flowers.
At the end of the long private driveway you will arrive at this imposing five bedroom TUSCAN VILLA . The exterior walls, in shades of yellow ochre, and slate gray shutters frame the white wood French doors that surround the perimeter of home. The exterior is accented with ironwork on the balconies and gates in courtyard. The sun shines on the lovely front landscape with a manicured hydrangea tree. Follow the formal hedge around the home leading you down the formal stone staircase to the pond and waterfall. Entering the antique front double door, you will see the spacious interior with its high ceilings, arched door, gracious old world detail, five fireplaces, beamed ceilings, exquisite millwork and french doors. The spacious first floor rooms include a center hall, living room with a beamed ceiling and stone fireplace, a family room with stone fireplace. The center hall you will enter a reception room to receive your guests. The Alabaster Sink by Sherle Wagner in the formal powder room, and a guest bedroom suite and bath. In the rear of the center hall you will enter a formal dining room with a stone fireplace and views of the outdoor terrace and gardens. Enter into the kitchen, enlarged into a gourmet cooking area, with custom Rutt Cabinetry, marble and granite countertops, and a custom tile floor, A morning /breakfast room has views of the courtyard. enclosed with a wrought a iron gate, seating and dining areas. A four car garage completes this level. Walk up the back staircase or the private courtyard entrance to arrive at a one bedroom apartment that is ideal for more private space and working areas. Enjoy the living room with gas fireplace, bedroom, two full bathrooms, a sunlit kitchen, and a separate dining area. Possible rental opportunity or guest space with the private entrance. The second floor includes the master bedroom, two large walk in closets and a bathroom that has a shower, around vanity area, two sinks and a white marble soaking tub. At the upper center hall there is a library featuring large desk with views of a balcony. Two more bedrooms and baths as well as a peaceful den that also serves as a walkway to one of these bedrooms and bath. The lower level, accessed from either the center hall or kitchen, has a spacious family room complete with seating area, warming fireplace, and pool table. The six zone heating furnace is part of the functional mechanics of this home. The Wayne educational system is well renowned and was just rewarded the # ONE SCHOOL IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA! Just one half mile from the TUSCAN VILLA, which includes 2.685 acres of ground, is the popular and well loved community of Wayne. Walk only a few blocks on the new sidewalk to the Septa Trains which connect to the center of Philadelphia and the western suburbs to Downingtown and beyond. Restaurants, Library, Banks, Parks,, and places of Worship are all connected and make Wayne one of the few towns in suburban Philadelphia. Whether you desire living in an Old World Residence brought to the living standards of this era, or you desire living in an effervescent location for your family to grow together, this home will make you as proud as the current owners have been for 25+ years!
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