Beautiful hand-crafted stone farmhouse is nestled on 4 private acres abutting trails of Valley Creek Nature Preserve, in a family neighborhood in desirable Tredyffrin Township. Stunning curbside appeal, complete privacy & gorgeous views are every homeowner~s delight. The custom designed 9474 sf (2000sf lower level) home is breathtaking from every aspect. Meticulously landscaped, the natural stone embraces the entire exterior highlighted w/keystone arches, flagstone patios, copper roofing, downspouts & gutters, stone chimneys & cedar shake roof. The brick paver walkway welcomes guests into the spacious foyer, brightened by a large triple window overlooking the rear property, one of the home~s many idyllic vistas. Architectural details include craftmanship millwork, antique random width heart pine floors, 3 fireplaces, French doors, cherry cabinetry, 9~ ceilings, and more. The many windows, doors & skylights offer a virtual panorama of the stunning property throughout the home. Enjoy casual elegance in the spacious living room(FP), dining room, den (FP), wide hallways & large foyer perfectly suited for formal entertaining & easy mingling. The French sliders to the flagstone patios enhance indoor/outdoor entertaining. More intimate gatherings are enjoyed in the open concept kitchen & dining nook w/French slider to a flagstone patio w/propane line for grilling. The gourmet kitchen is a cook~s dream w/SS appliances, Thermador gas cooktop, cherry cabinetry & granite tops for easy meal prep. From the kitchen island, be greeted with morning sunrises out the bay window while enjoying nature~s delights of the picturesque back yard. Spend memorable evenings in the large FR cozying up to the stone FP (wood burning) surrounded by custom cherry bookcases & bench seating. The rear bank of transom windows, French slider & skylights bring the outdoors in all year round & create a charming gathering spot for family. Radiant floor heating in the tiled sun room keeps it warm & comfortable all winter. A large mud room w/cherry cubbies, laundry room, full bath all with tiled radiant floor heating & rear staircase complete the first floor. The bright & airy home basks in sunshine & warmth all day & the open floor plan with wider halls maximize flow. French doors allow for ease of indoor/outdoor entertaining on the flagstone patios while enjoying bucolic views of the gardens & nature preserve virtually everywhere in the home. The grand staircase is brightened by a triple window leading to the 2nd floor featuring cherry hardwood floors, 8~ ceilings, study area w/cherry cabinets, cedar closet and a full walk up attic for future expansion (w/two heat-controlled HVAC rooms). The secluded master bedroom/bath with a separate HVAC unit is a private retreat including large walk in shower, radiant floor heat & soaking tub perfectly placed to relax and absorb the idyllic landscape. 5 generously sized bedrooms & 3 baths w/radiant heating, linen closets & rear staircase down to mud room ensure that family & guests are comfortable. Full daylight basement w/poured concrete walls include large finished area for recreation, exercise room, 2 HW heaters (2014), electric service 400+ amps, controls for radiant heating & whole house generator, Lutron lighting, egress stairs to garage & ample storage. Exterior includes 2 stone surround patios, morning porch w/Dutch door, lighted cupola, 3 car garage, two 1000-gallon buried propane tanks, central vacuum system, well-fed lawn irrigation system, spring house, security cameras, flat expansive yard for activities, buried PECO lines & full sunshine. Home is freshly painted with 7 zone HVAC for optimum comfort. Perfection is an understatement to describe this paradise in prestigious TESD tucked away in its~ own country niche. A rare find & charming private retreat in a quiet peaceful neighborhood with easy access to highways, nature trails & Valley Forge Park.
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