MLS® ID: PAMC623296
435 BRYN MAWR AVENUE
BALA CYNWYD, Pennsylvania, 19004 $1,100,000
Surrounded by a lush perennial garden, this stone, corner Colonial built in 1907 is sheer elegance redefined. Usher past the colorful hydrangeas to the covered front porch to discover multiple seating areas to welcome you and your guests to the homes serene setting, located on nearly a half acre lot. Inside, the wide center hall connects the spacious Living Room and Formal Dining room, accented by original millwork and stained oak flooring while the gracious staircase and patterned runner ahead is washed with natural light from the elongated window positioned above. The scale of the Living room creates the perfect environment to host large family gatherings or curl up for a romantic evening in front of the wood burning fireplace. Imagine large dinner parties served in the Dining room with its own fireplace, custom built-ins, French doors and expansive windows to reveal the enchanted greenery beyond. A pass through into the Chef~s Kitchen conceals a private Powder room for guests. With an abundance of richly toned custom cabinetry, built-in pantry, high end appliances and high polished Granite countertops, the eat in Kitchen is bound to summon your inner Chef. The stone paved outdoor terrace off the Kitchen beckons one to dine al fresco under the stars while surrounded by mature trees, custom up lighting to illuminate the foliage and pathways and grounds meticulously planted by the homeowner and acclaimed Gardener, Jerry Fritz. A living privacy screen surrounds most of the homes exterior creating a backdrop for the homes tranquil, outdoor oasis. Meander down the path to the permeable paver driveway and 2 car oversized garage with a loft space above. Back inside, ascend up the secondary staircase to the private living quarters where the Master Suite resides and offers a luxurious Master Bath with dual pedestal sinks, wainscoting, emerald green Granite floors & shower walls, heated floor and a glass enclosed shower with bench seating. Adjacent to the bedroom, a custom dressing room is outfitted with a three-way mirror, built in drawers, shelving and bench seating. Adjoining the dressing room, a second bedroom awaits; ideal as a nursery, library or home office with built in bookshelves and cabinetry installed. Down the hall, two large Bedrooms share a renovated Guest Bath featuring an extra deep soaking tub, glass enclosed shower, granite surround and tailored vanity. The third floor reveals two additional bedrooms, an open Den, a Cedar lined storage room and another full private Bath with a shower and glass top vanity. As if there wasn~t enough space, the Basement is portioned into three separate areas; a relaxing lounge for watching movies, a workroom/storage area and a playroom plus a Powder room. Other noteworthy features include an abundance of closet space throughout, Inground sprinkler system set on a timer, 2 zone HVAC, Nest Thermostats, and a French Drain Basement System. This distinctive residence is located in the highly desirable Lower Merion school district and 1 block from Cynwyd Elementary School and Bala Cynwyd Middle School. Minutes from the Cynwyd Train Station, Cynwyd Park, shops, dining and local amenities that both Bala Cynwyd and Narberth have to offer. Easy commute to Center City!