This stately stone colonial with over 5,000 square feet of living space and vast modifications and updates to living, electrical, plumbing ect~sits on a large double lot with lovely landscaped grounds affording a huge level backyard for the kids and pets to play, along with beautiful views. Stone steps & walkway approaching the home make an elegant statement, while a long drive leads to a spacious parking area and detached oversized 2-car garage in rear, providing ample parking. The airy entry foyer welcomes you into a gracious contemporary layout for easy living & entertaining. Hardwood floors enrich the ambiance. Through French doors sits a spacious living room for hosting guests, complete with a gas fireplace, sunny sitting area, and custom bar with a sink, 2 fridges & generous cabinetry. Doors open to a heated screened-in porch with flagstone floors for relaxing with coffee or cocktails. The dining room with built-ins, now a playroom, can accommodate a huge table for formal meals and also has access to the screened porch for easy indoor/outdoor meals. Awe-inspiring & built for fabulous parties is the dramatic great room with an open kitchen, breakfast & family rooms, voluminous vaulted beam ceilings & skylights brightening the space. The kitchen is styled with wood cabinetry, granite counters & island, plus state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances for the chef. Enjoy casual meals & lots of sunshine in the breakfast room, hang out by the floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace & watch TV in the light-bathed family room, or step out French doors to the large flagstone patio with a covered awning area. Get some work done or lounge with a book in the wainscoted office/study with built-in bookshelves. A powder room, mudroom with cubbies, laundry room & rear stairway complete the main level.The main staircase with Palladian window rises to the sleeping quarters, where a divine master retreat awaits. A lit tray ceiling, reading nook overlooking the incredible yard, walk-in custom dream closet, dressing area, and en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub & shower enhance the luxury experience. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a bath; plus there~s another bedroom with full bath & private rear stair entrance, perfect for an au pair, in-law or guest suite. The finished lower level has lots of room for games, parties & more. Topping the allure is a high-end AV/stereo/security system including surround sound, Nest cameras, motion detectors & alarm, & multi-zone HVAC. Plus a free standing annex with heating and cooling makes for the perfect for studio, gym, workshop, etc. Nothing beats the location near shops, fine dining, excellent schools & transportation, with easy access to Center City & the Airport!