609 PENLLYN PIKE, LOWER GWYNEDD, PA 19002 (MLS # 6728193)

Price $1,345,000
Status Active
Beds 11
Baths 7 baths
Home size 8,254 sq ft
Lot Size 2.09 ac
A rare opportunity to own a piece of Lower Gwynedd history. "WIND RIDGE" , a stately manor home built in 1898 by the Vaux Family of Philadelphia, offers the perfect balance of the elegant details of the past such as leaded glass windows, 20 ft coffered ceilings, solid wood millwork and beams, original hard wood flooring throughout and 11 fireplaces along with the enhancement of modern ammenities such as a spacious gourmet kitchen, 6 upgraded bathrooms, multiple zone central AC system and a pool. Enter through the original solid dutch door into the spacious foyer highlighted by a large formal fireplace and staircase. To the left of the staircase is the library with the original millwork shelving and Mercer tile fireplace leading into the "Great Room" with its 20 ft beamed ceiling, magnificant granite fireplace and leaded glass windows. To the right of the foyer is the parlor that is spacious and light-filled with a marble fireplace. The formal dining room is an elegant space with its large windows, original light fixtures and a marble fireplace with hand painted tiles. The gourmet kitchen is outfitted with professional grade SS appliances, granite island with a porcelain farm sink, a butler's pantry, spacious breakfast room and large mudroom to complete the main floor. The 2nd and 3rd floors have multiple bedrooms including the master bedroom suite with its large closets, a sitting room, upgraded master bath and 2 fireplaces. The remainder of the upper floors have multiple bedrooms, some with fireplaces, upgraded bathrooms and new windows throughout. The home has two fabulous covered porches in both front and back that overlook the 2 acre grounds with the numerous unusual specimen trees and plantings, originally landscaped by Calvert Vaux and his business partner Frederick Law Olmstead, the landscape architect who designed Central Park. Enjoy the in-ground pool and private surroundings. This is a MUST SEE property
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 3/21/2017 Tract NONE AVAILABLE
Year Built 1899 Community L Gwynedd Township


School District Wissahickon

Price History

Prior to Mar 21, '17 $1,395,000
Mar 21, '17 - Today $1,345,000

Additional Details

AIR Central A/C
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Disposal, KitCookTop, KitDoubleSin, KitPantry, Oven-Self Cleaning
AREA L Gwynedd Township
BASEMENT Full, OutSide/WlkO, Unfinished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Alum/Steel Siding, Other, Stone
HEAT Gas, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned
INTERIOR 9Ft+Ceiling, Attic/HseFan, BayWindow, CableTVWired, Cathedral/Va, ExposedBeams, Replacement Windows, Stain/LeadGl, StallShower
LOT 2.09 acre(s)
LOTDESCRIPTION FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s), SubdivPossLo, Trees/Wooded
SEWER Public Sewer
STYLE Colonial
TAXES 16695.0
UTILITIES Well; Public Sewer;



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