MLS® ID: PAMC622888
27 RAYNHAM ROAD
MERION STATION, Pennsylvania, 19066 $1,950,000
Beyond a grand gated entrance lies this impressive Mediterranean style Villa which is complemented by a distinctive red tile roof. Superb architectural details, unparalleled craftsmanship and the finest materials are on display throughout the well-proportioned, spacious rooms which are wonderfully suited for comfortable family living as well as grand scale entertaining. The exquisite grounds are separated into open-air rooms with woodland walks between and include a sparkling heated swimming pool and charming cottage with a fireplace and office or studio space. The detached garage features a 2nd floor guest suite which overlooks the beautifully planted gardens. Enjoying easy access to metropolitan Philadelphia, this pre-eminent estate is truly an exceptional offering. Enter into a Grand Hallway, with inlaid marble floor, which opens to a brick terrace with steps leading down to a patio with a fountain. French doors from the hallway open to the spacious formal Living Room featuring a carved mantel gas fireplace, exquisite moldings and custom built-ins including two arched niches. The adjoining fireside Study with a terra cotta tile floor is enhanced by five sets of French doors with circle top windows which bathe the room in natural light. The formal Dining Room exits to a lovely terrace. Cooking is a pleasure in the granite eat-in island Kitchen with handsome cherry cabinetry which opens to a brick walkway and flagstone patio. Adjoining the kitchen is a Family Room with a decorative fireplace and adjacent Sun Room with circle top French doors and a brick terrace. A short hallway between the kitchen and the entrance hall features a Powder Room and a Laundry Room. A graceful turned staircase with a circle top window leads to the second floor with its luxurious Master Suite comprised of a spacious Bedroom with an awninged deck, his and her Baths and a Dressing Room with custom built-in closets. There are two additional Bedrooms with a connecting Bath on this level.The expansive third floor features a Bedroom/Sitting room with tile Bath, 3 additional Bedrooms and a large Bath and Kitchenette.The lower level includes a fireside Sitting Area, a Bedroom with a gas fireplace and bath, a billiard area, wet bar and home theater.