Nestled in an elegant, quiet tree lined neighborhood, 340 Llandrillo is one of those unforgettable homes with a noteworthy pedigree, fabulous curb appeal and exceptional charm. The original homestead of renowned Philadelphia architect Donald Cochran, Sr., this distinctive residence enjoys a peaceful setting on one of the largest lots on Bala Cynwyd's most desirable street. This is truly among the area's loveliest properties, with vast, private fenced in level rear grounds allowing the kids to play and pets to roam. And if location is everything, this house wins the prize. The highly desirable area affords a sense of real family community, with large sidewalks and great walkability to the Bala Cynwyd Park, Cynwyd Heritage Trail, Septa Cynwyd Train Station and Cynwyd Club all within minutes. You'll also enjoy easy access to all transportation routes including 76, as well as local Blue Ribbon Schools. For the current owners, this has been a magnet home for their family, children's friends, entertaining Lower Merion club sports teams, and hosting adult soirees.
The interior is exquisite, with a wonderful gracious layout, stunning architectural details throughout, and magnificent natural light beaming into every room through newer Pella windows. Outside is sheer bliss, enhanced by lovely spring flowers, summer blooms and fall foliage in all their glory in both front and back. The large rear patio is the perfect backdrop for summer barbecues and evenings gazing at the stars, while the huge yard invites all kinds of kids' sports games as the adults look on. The owners have also undertaking substantial renovations over the years, which include updated wiring, plumbing, central air conditioning, roof, exterior painting, new windows, an enlarged kitchen, reconfigured master suite with new bathroom, flagstone terrace, French doors to the terrace from the mudroom, an irrigation system, and professionally landscaped yard with mature perennials.With so much space, there's a place for everyone. Enjoy winter nights in the large living room by the fire, special celebrations in the formal dining room, movie nights in the window enveloped family room, prepping gourmet meals in the spacious kitchen. Relax in the incredible master bedroom by the roaring fire, with vaulted wood beam ceilings, and French doors overlooking the backyard. Five additional bedrooms, 3 and a half baths, and 2 car garage with barn doors round out this special gem.