700 MERION SQUARE RD $2,900,000

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    700 MERION SQUARE RD GLADWYNE, PA 19035

    ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
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    • 6 Beds
    • 7 Baths
    • 8,914 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC696928
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    $600,000 PRICE REDUCTION. Now listed BELOW APPRAISED VALUE. You will definitely want to take a look at this unique property and take advantage of this rare opportunity. This stunning French Norman estate complete with a pool and tennis court displays the true elegance of a bygone era dating back to 1928. The unsurpassed craftsmanship and detail are evident from the moment one enters the courtyard. This spectacular home, situated in the heart of the Main Line, is on 2 plus acres and boasts a 4-car garage, multiple terraces, a koi pond, and everything needed for elaborate entertaining. Upon entering you are welcomed by high ceilings, exquisite moldings, stone and woodwork rarely seen in today's marketplace. It has been elegantly designed to incorporate both large and small spaces for intimate entertaining as well as larger more formal occasions. As you enter the Great Hall with its exquisite wood paneling and built-in shelving you are welcomed with a fireside Sitting Area or Cardroom. This leads through arched doorways to an elegant Solarium overlooking multi-tiered terraces and the pool. There is a step-down Living Room enhanced by a stately stone fireplace, a high tray ceiling with a center rosette medallion, and large leaded glass windows with decorative transoms. The quiet Study also features a private wet bar and window seat. A large formal Dining Room with an elegant triple window overlooks the pool and terrace area as well. The Great Room is luxurious yet comfortable with a working bar for entertaining also featuring built-in shelves and cabinetry. The Eat-In Kitchen and service pantry is well equipped to host larger parties as well as everyday meals. There is an additional washer and dryer for excess linens and access to the attached 4 car garage. The second floor has a gracious main bedroom with tray ceiling His and Her private Baths and Dressing Rooms with custom cabinetry. There are 4 additional bedroom suites. with custom bult-ins. There is private access from the garage to an Au Pair or In-law Suite which includes 2 bedrooms with ensuite baths and a sitting area. Laundry facilities and stairs to a walk-up attic with large cedar closet complete this floor. A semi-circular stone stairwell takes you to the lower level where a large entertainment room with high ceilings and a massive fireplace leads to a covered porch, flagstone patio, and koi pond. You will find a gated wine cellar, changing rooms for the pool, and a large storage area on this level as well. This home is timeless and elegant and centrally located. The exquisite rooms flow seamlessly, each offering unique details and exuding quality. An in-ground swimming pool, a tennis court, flat grassy lawn, mature landscaping, garage with parking courtyard, estate fencing are just a few additional features of this magnificent property This is a true gem in the heart of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs Come visit, enhance, and make your own.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • Historic Y/N N
      • HOA Y/N N
      • Municipality LOWER MERION TWP
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool Yes - Personal
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 58121.00
      • Tax Year 2021
      • Utilities Natural Gas Available,Electric Available,Sewer Available,Water Available
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1928
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
    • Building Features
      • Basement Type Full, Partially Finished
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Electric Service 200+ Amp Service
      • Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Tennis Court(s)
      • Fireplaces Count 3
      • Flooring Type Hardwood, Stone
      • Furnished No
      • Garage Spaces Count 3.00
      • Garage Type Additional Storage Area,Garage - Side Entry,Inside Access,Oversized
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Forced Air
      • Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Stain/Lead Glass, Stall Shower, Wet/Dry Bar, WhirlPool/HotTub, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
      • Roof Slate
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Colonial
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 13
      • Total Living Area 9778
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 7
      • Bedrooms 6
      • Bedrooms Count Main Level 0
      • Full Bathrooms 6
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 0
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Lot Size Acres 2.19
      • Lot Size Dimensions 63.00 x 0.00
      • Pool Features In Ground
    • Schools
      • Elementary School GLADWYNE
      • High School HARRITON SENIOR
      • Middle Or Junior School WELSH VALLEY
      • School District LOWER MERION

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    Suzanne McLean

    Suzanne McLean

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    RS272144

    BHHS Fox & Roach Rosemont

    Cell: 484-802-5407
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    Property History

    Date Event Price Percent Change
    -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,900,000
    9/14/2021 1:11:55 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
    7/23/2021 4:56:52 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,900,000 -17.14%
    6/21/2021 12:11:08 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE
    6/17/2021 5:45:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $3,500,000

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