Listing Provided Courtesy ofKeller Williams Real Estate-Blue Bell Tour
This stately stone colonial in Abington School District can be yours! Built in the 1920s with old world craftsmanship. The 9 bedroom home sits high above Huntingdon Valley Country Club on 2-acres with sweeping views from the sprawling stone patio. From the moment you drive down the circular driveway you can't help but marvel at the workmanship and elegance ... nothing cookie cutter about this place! President Carter once slept here. The home needs TLC and updating but it is rock solid. A brand new roof was installed in 2016 and repairs made to the original copper gutters. The main entrance to the home is through Grand foyer. The foyer opens up to a magnificent study/library with original woodwork. Off to one side is the formal living room with wood burning fireplace, crown molding, magnificent views and separate entrance to the stone patio. The living room opens to the tiled sun porch which is heated and was used by previous owner as their family room. On the other side of the foyer is a formal dining room with an elegant crystal chandelier. Original hardwood floors throughout the home. The floors have been covered with wall to wall carpeting since the 70s. Carpeting on the main floor has recently been removed to expose the wood floors. A swinging door connects the dining room to the spacious eat-in kitchen. Imagine the possibilities in this 12X20 kitchen with it's separate outdoor entrance. laundry room and a back staircase that leads to maid's quarters on the second floor. This area would make a great space for an au pair or teen agers! **The maid's quarters and chauffeurs apartment which have 3 additional bedrooms and 2 full baths are not included in the public records square footage** Take the grand staircase up to the second floor and find 4 large bedrooms all with ample closet space and 3 full baths. *Note* the plumbing throughout the house needs repair as it is the original 1920s system and is currently non-functioning. The master suite on the second floor has a 7X12 dressing room off the main sleeping area and has his and hers baths. Bedroom 2 which served as an office for the previous owner has it's own private balcony. The 3rd floor has 2 additional bedrooms, a full bath and attic storage. The basement was finished as a bar area when built in the 20s and all of the original elements are intact including a wine cellar and red leather benches. Make your appointment today to see this elegant home.
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Listing Courtesy ofKeller Williams Real Estate-Blue Bell