Exceptional living awaits the discerning buyer seeking the ultimate sophisticated Main Line estate property, on one of the most exclusive streets in Lower Merion Twp.
Located in premier Northside Bryn Mawr, this magnificent classic stone home sits on over 2 acres of breathtaking gated grounds. Mature trees, gorgeous gardens & tranquil garden pools provide the utmost beauty and privacy. Exclusive recreation is yours with the amenities of a fabulous pool & spa, well-appointed guest house & regulation-size tennis court for perfecting your game. This truly rare gem, built in 1938, epitomizes elegance in every way. The prestigious residence with Ludowici tiled roofs and multiple outdoor terraces & living spaces has been meticulously restored and fully renovated, down to the last stunning detail.Unparalleled luxury continues to unfold inside, with a gracious front to rear entrance hall that opens to the terrace & gardens. Exquisite fireplaces, millwork, wainscot paneling, hand-painted walls & restored oak floors with inlay enhance the tremendous character. Entertaining is at its grandest in formal living & dining rooms. Hosting continues in a substantial sunroom with exposed stone floor & walls, which includes a custom built-in bar & media cabinetry, and offers panoramic views of the gardens. Read & relax in the cherry-paneled library with fireplace. The custom chef~s kitchen features top-of-the-line finishes & appliances and a butler~s pantry. Adjacent is a breakfast area & spacious family room with radiant heated flooring, windows on all sides & French doors that open onto the terrace, outdoor kitchen & gardens. Formal & informal powder rooms + a convenient mudroom complete the expansive main level. The staircase brightened by a large window at the 2nd level landing ascends to tranquil sleeping quarters.A luxurious retreat, the master suite has a vaulted ceiling, sitting area, generous fitted walk-in closets & spa-like marble bath. Three additional spacious bedrooms, one en-suite, and a renovated marble full bath accommodate family & guests. Perched on level 3 is a private 5th BR suite with a walk-in cedar & other closets. The renovated walk-out lower level is a haven all its own boasting a wood-paneled media room with stone wood-burning fireplace, fully-equipped gym, wine room, wrapping room, laundry, powder & storage rooms. Ridgewood Road~s finest home also includes a full-property generator, attached 2-car temperature-controlled garage, detached 2-car heated garage & location beyond compare. This proper Main Line estate offers the very best of town & country living.