Showplace newer construction home, custom built to perfection by Hallowell Builders and thoughtfully designed by Voith and Mactavish Architects. Set on 8 awe-inspiring acres in Gladwyne, surrounded on 3 sides by Riverbend Environmental Center, with lush specimen trees and shrubs protected by 10,000 feet of heavy duty deer fencing. No other home is in sight from the very private grounds presenting a spectacular main home, recently updated Amish style Carriage House with a kitchen, bath and refinished oak floors, 3 horse stalls, 3 additional parking bays and separate wooden barn with 3 horse stalls and hay loft. At the end of a private road, a gated entry introduces the breathtaking compound. The expansive main house captures spectacular views across the Schuylkill valley and showcases stunning natural vistas from every room and the Zen outdoor terraces. Its desirable transitional design marries a contemporary open plan with a more traditional frame. Entertain enjoying a functional flow of space, all oriented toward the views, sunlight, and infinity edge pool. High ceilings, massive windows and abundant curves in natural materials echo the landscape indoors.
The outdoor fireplace extends use of the covered terrace into cooler seasons. The 6,884 square feet main home has 5 bedrooms, 4 of 2 baths, dramatic living areas and excellent wall space, lighting for art. A blend of natural materials Alverson limestone, fir, maple, granite and Australian gum wood optimizes elegance. Custom cabinetry provides plentiful clutter free storage. A soaring, vaulted 30' great room features exposed fir beams, a rear bow window, and linear gas fireplace with floor to ceiling stone surround as a dramatic focal point. A visually interesting flying bridge and custom floating staircase are seamlessly incorporated in the living space.The chef's kitchen is artfully executed with Porcelanosa flooring, a spacious island with custom stainless steel doors and professional appliances. A huge mudroom with dog bath doubles as a catering kitchen. Alluring elements abound with a 1st floor guest suite, master suite with fireplace, dream greenhouse for the horticulturist, lower level gym and ruin wall from the turn of the century. State of the art features include energy efficient advanced geothermal heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, radiant heat in the kitchen, mudroom and master spa bath, central vacuum, smart home security and an indoor,outdoor music system.