Enchanting and exceptional, this impressive estate that was once a charming carriage house is now a magnificent home enjoying a premier location in coveted Northside Haverford. The magic begins as you drive down the lush landscaped drive with a stone pillar entry and stunning procession of trees enhancing the private setting. Arriving at the house is also a captivating experience, as you appreciate the beautiful architectural details and elegance inherent in the main home, and the newly-added 3-car garage with an in-law suite and sitting room or additional bedroom above it. The grounds are exquisite, spanning over 3/4 of an acre, with a beautiful motor court for extra parking, lovely plantings, a fountain, covered porch, peaceful patio, and big grassy yard for all your outdoor pleasures. A covered entryway greets your arrival with wood and leaded glass double main doors. The gracious reception area enriched by hardwood floors opens to a large, lovely stepdown living room with lots of natural light, a striking fireplace, and glass-paneled French doors leading out to the tranquil grounds. The thoughtful layout and flow of rooms are designed to accommodate easy family living and effortless entertaining. Connected to the living room through a columned opening is the fabulous well-appointed gourmet kitchen where both the cook and family will love spending time. A huge center island with sparkling granite counters and seating complements the sun-filled eating area, with French doors to the fenced side and rear yards. For more formal occasions, the wonderful dining room doesn't disappoint, with a fireplace, wood floors, base moldings and beamed ceiling. Relax together around the brick fireplace and watch favorite TV shows & movies in the family room featuring a wall of built-in shelves.A tastefully-done powder room finishes the main level. Occupying the quiet, spacious upper floor are 5 sizable bedrooms and 4 full baths, providing comfortable quarters for family and guests, as well as a laundry room. The voluminous master suite with soaring ceilings and extensive windows is a unique retreat offering 2 walk-in closets and a luxurious private bath. Winding stairs ascend to an open loft, with flex space for use as a gym, office, or sitting room. This one-of-a-kind gem also has a finished lower level with a recreation/media room, full bath and storage, as well as central air. Not to mention the excellent neighborhood in the top Lower Merion Township school district!