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649 S Highland Ave

649 South Highland Avenue, Merion Station, PA 19066

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DETAILS
6

Beds

4

Baths

1

Half Bath

3

Garage Spaces

7,371SF

Living

1890

Built

1.07Acres

Lot

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Robin Gordon
Discovering 649 South Highland Avenue for the first time is an awe-inspiring experience.
Pictures simply do not do justice to this grand, gorgeous historic estate set on an acre of lush, private property, with an extraordinary landscape brimming with trees, bushes and expansive green lawn. This turn-of-the-century home is truly magnificent, boasting 20-inches thick exterior stone walls and a huge wraparound front porch with open arches that is also clad in stonework. This beauty has been maintained by loving owners, and impeccably preserved to maintain the charm, integrity and authenticity of its era. Sharing the grounds is an enchanting detached carriage house 3-car garage, complemented by generous driveway parking for guests. Exquisite architectural details abound inside, enhancing the unique character with an 1890 English colonial oak wood staircase, stunning trim and woodwork thr

"Selling for $1,050,000."

oughout, deep window sills, curved walls, hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, arched doorways and pocket doors among the distinctive elements. The striking foyer features a solid wood arched front door flanked by leaded glass windows and original staircase ascending to the 2nd floor landing brightened by a triple-panel arched window. An elegant dining room with a bay window and built-in bench connects to the butler's pantry.

Just as lovely for entertaining is the spacious living room with a brick fireplace and coffered wood ceiling and large living room with picture windows. A den with rounded walls, fireplace and built-in seating overlooks pretty property views. The sunny eat-in kitchen has tons of cabinetry and preparation space, plus a commercial range with double oven and center island with seating. Beyond affords access to a laundry room, rear staircase, back porch and garage.


Another small room off the kitchen with a full bath can serve as an office, mudroom room, staff quarters, etc.The versatile upstairs houses 6 bright, comfortable bedrooms, including a peaceful master with brick fireplace tucked behind pocket doors. One bedroom with balcony currently serves as an office. The rear bedroom has an en-suite bath, plus there are 2 additional full shared baths. The carpeted 3rd story presents wonderful finished space highlighted by a vaulted ceiling with wood beams perfect for a playroom, exercise room, studio and other purpose. Make this incredible, prized and rare home your family legacy, in a premier location just a block and a half from the train station, near Merion Botanical Park, great schools and lots of conveniences.

Boasting a thick exterior stone walls and a huge wraparound front porch with open arches.

- The Robin Gordon Group

AMENITIES

Dishwasher
Dryer
Disposal
Range/Oven
Refrigerator
Washer



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The neighborhood: Merion Station

This community has a history dating all the way back to 1695 , which is when the Merion Meeting House was built at the present intersection..