Built in 1930, in the days of true craftsmen, this classic Pennsylvania stone colonial boasts 2 custom additions, adding space and contemporary styling. With its’ large, private backyard, wide street frontage, converted barn/guest house, garden gazebo, “baby barn” storage shed, and “summer house”, it is an amazing, rare find in the popular neighborhood of Colonial Village.
This home features a wonderful large kitchen. There is a breakfast area/pantry/laundry, with large Pella windows overlooking the backyard. Lovely millwork, generous custom cherry cabinetry, a large island with walnut trim, a desk area, gas fireplace, and cherry- random width flooring. The step down family room/library has gorgeous built-in custom maple cabinets and shelving with walnut trim, as well as a coffered ceiling.
The home has spacious rooms, great storage, a balanced mix of contemporary and vintage details, replacement Pella windows, and original brass, glass and ceramic hardware.
There is access from the living room, as well as the kitchen, to a stunning wrap-around flagstone terrace featuring a stone sitting wall and a large awning-covered area for outside relaxing and entertaining.
The converted barn /guest house/office is entered through the charming façade of Tuscan stone columns and original barn doors. On the ground level there is a small, up-to-date kitchen area and a full bathroom. The open staircase leads to a large timber-framed, rough hewn pine space with carpeted floor, a large Palladian window overlooking the backyard, and a dramatic floor to ceiling stone fireplace/chimney. This loft can be used for office, studio, guest quarters or in-law suite. A matching “baby barn” provides extra storage. The “summer house” adjoins the terrace, and serves as an additional space for outdoor dining and entertaining. The front walk is marked at the street by a covered stone portal, giving a unique welcome and enormous curbside appeal to the property.
This charming and unique property has an exceptional ambiance and wonderful privacy all around. It is convenient to schools, shopping, interstate highways and public transportation. The entire property is in exceptional condition, with attention having been paid to every detail.