As you enter the 20' tall palatial foyer with Carrara marble floor, extraordinary mouldings and trim detail, one of the highlights is the grand staircase positioned in front of a wall of windows with 8' custom beveled glass French doors overlooking a large stone terrace and 4 acres of beautiful grounds. The library features rich 18th century European mahogany paneling and bookcases plus a gas fireplace with marble surround. Proceeding into the formal dining room you step onto the rare Indian Rosewood floor with herringbone design. This magnificent room comfortably seats 14 guests. The Great Room with 18' of floor to ceiling windows is enhanced by the two level spiral staircase, meticulously hand constructed from a single oak tree. Note the Tennessee field-stone fireplace. The master chef's kitchen, designed by Dianne Burgoyne, features imported tiles and top-tier granite, solid cherry cabinets and top-of-the-line appliances. A cascading 3-tier cedar deck off the kitchen is a bird lover's paradise. The first floor also provides a private study with en-suite full bath. A cantilevered walkway leads to the second floor master suite, an exclusive wing of this home, with sitting room and private breakfast nook. The master bedroom and sitting room enjoy a double sided fireplace and a private balcony provides an opportunity for relaxation. The master bathroom spa is a striking ethereal space of white and gray Carrara marble. On this floor there are three bedroom suites with updated bathrooms of natural stone and frameless glass showers. The third floor provides two additional bedrooms and bath. This level affords impressive views of the property and can be accessed by the elevator or staircase. The lower level has two walk-out areas, brand new carpeting throughout, acoustic paneling and a gas fireplace surrounded with Pennsylvania fieldstone. Additional features include a full bath, catering kitchen plus a large wine cellar with tasting area. The Florida room is perfect for entertaining under cover. Brand new septic system and upgrades throughout. The fine detail and craftsmanship in this home would be very difficult to duplicate. This home is truly a fabulous opportunity for the discerning buyer. To help visualize this home~s floor-plan and to highlight its potential, virtual furnishings have been added to photos found in this listing.
Listing courtesy of Elfant Wissahickon-Mt Airy.