Don't miss this rare opportunity to own the home everyone admires when they pass by, the jewel of the neighborhood, 951 Idlewild Road! This magnificent property in prime Gladwyne, built by C.F. Holloway in 1999, was reinvented by the original owners who added an in-ground pool, purchased & combined the adjacent land, and completely renovated the estate to the highest standards. Boasting an extremely private setting, the remarkable 9,600 sf residence with 6 bedrooms & 7.2 baths now sits on 2.77 fully fenced, lushly landscaped acres. The curb appeal is enhanced by an entire facade of real stone, beautiful paver & circular drive, and added covered porch with automatic screens. The gorgeous interior was meticulously reconfigured into a wonderful open-concept layout, designed for entertaining intimate groups & large parties, with top-of-the-line finishes at every turn. It is truly beyond compare, featuring 5~ walnut floors, high-quality custom millwork & cabinetry, Lutron lighting, Sonos music & other fine details throughout. For today~s discerning family, there are so many ways to enjoy this awe-inspiring yet comfortable house, whether entertaining friends in the formal living & dining spaces, sitting by the fire in the living room, having coffee in the gourmet kitchen~s Miele coffee center, hosting a barbecue on the outdoor patio, reading a book in a quiet corner, or cheering on your favorite team in the fabulous basement. Light pours in from abundant windows on all sides, showcasing lovely property views. Culinary perfection is made in the premium showstopper kitchen that satisfies the most demanding chef, graced by 100+-year-old ceiling beams, custom cabinetry, huge dual islands & state-of-the-art appliances. The sun-bathed breakfast area opens to the rear outdoor patio oasis, and the incredible family room with wood beams, a fireplace flanked by built-in cabinetry with display glass & built-in wet bar. The divine vaulted section of the family room is brightened by skylights, picture windows & French doors also leading outside. Among the many other highlights of this immaculate beauty is a private den, deluxe master suite, graciously-proportioned family/guest bedrooms, spa-quality bath & incredible lower level with a 1000+ bottle wine cellar, exercise room with an adjacent steam shower bath, dog bath plus every amenity for an incomparable lifestyle. The phenomenal fenced-in pool with a patio & relaxing spa provides the ultimate resort-style pleasure.
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