604 PENLLYN PIKE, BLUE BELL, PA 19422 (MLS # 7177823)

Price $2,390,876
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 7 baths
Home size 6,522 sq ft
Lot Size 2.10 ac
PVRM-Owner will respond to offers between 1,890,000 and 2,390,876. Welcome to Meadow Farm, where you will find true tranquility at this a one of-a-kind property. This French country estate consists of three spectacular residences and exudes a European story-book feel, evident from the moment upon entering the tree-lined drive. The stone manor is surrounded by 48 acres of protected land. This amazing home built in 1922 offers 6522 square feet of living space on 2.1 acres and features a natural pond, putting green, in-ground pool, and tennis court. Extensive exterior lighting includes handmade copper fixtures many of which are signed & dated. Additionally, there is a 3 car detached garage with plumbing and a walk-up expandable 2nd floor. Upon entering the home you'll find an amazing three story 24' foyer with a magnificent curved floating staircase open to the 3rd floor. Off the foyer is an elegant living room with an over-sized fireplace with hardwood floors along with original plaster crown moldings and double French doors leading to flagstone patio. The gourmet custom kitchen with custom cabinetry, built in appliances, features 4' wide country sink, 2 refrigerators, separate freezer, ice maker, wine cooler, Viking range and ovens, and candy bar. Wonderful spacious eating area with a wall of windows overlooking the pond and patio. Large formal dining room with an additional fireplace and a large sunken great room with cathedral beam ceiling, a wet bar and office access complete the first floor. The upstairs consists of multilevel bedroom suites. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and ample closet space. The master suite offers a wood burning fireplace, dressing rm with lighted tray ceiling leading to a marble bathroom with double sink vanity, steam shower, soaking tub & heated towel rack. Additional features include cedar closets, additional storage areas, original and updated fixtures, extensive molding, finished basement with wine cellar, 3 powder rooms, 8 zoned geothermal heating, central air, newer roof & heater. Incredible history with this property from the original mansion being built by Albert L. Smith of the Smith Barney Investment Firm to Maria Von Trapp being inspired to compose the Sound of Music from the picturesque views. Don't pass on your chance to own a true piece of history. See attachments for additional property history.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 5/9/2018 Tract NONE AVAILABLE
Year Built 1922 Community Lower Gwynedd Township (10639)
County MONTGOMERY

SCHOOLS

School District Wissahickon
Elementary School L GWYNEDD
Jr. High School WISSAHICKON
High School WISSAHICKON

Additional Details

AIR Central A/C, Geothermal Pump
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
APPLIANCES Built In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Energy Efficient Appliances, KitBuiltInRa, KitCommRange, KitDoubleSin, KitIsland, KitPantry, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Wall, Refrigerator, Trash Compactor
AREA Lower Gwynedd Township (10639)
BASEMENT Full, Partial Finished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Stone
EXTERIOR ExteriorLght, Fencing, Hot Tub, Tennis Court(s)
FIREPLACE Yes
GARAGE 3-CarGarage, Yes
HEAT Electric, Gas, Geothermal, Hot Water, HtPump-GBkUp, Programmable Thermostat, Radiator, Zoned
INTERIOR 9Ft+Ceiling, CableTVWired, Cathedral/Va, CeilngFan(s), ExposedBeams, Intercom, SecuritySys, Skylight(s), StallShower, Water Conserving Appliances, WaterTreatSy, Wet/DryBar, WhirlPool/HotTub
LOT 2.1 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Cul-de-sac, Irregular Lot, LevelLot, RearYard, SideYard(s)
LOT DIMENSIONS 266
POOL Yes
POOL DESCRIPTION Y
SEWER OtherSewer
STORIES 3+
STYLE Colonial, French
SUBDIVISION NONE AVAILABLE
TAXES 23755.0
UTILITIES Public; OtherSewer;
WATER Public
WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION N

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