1301 LAFAYETTE RD $3,180,000



    • 8 Beds
    • 10 Baths
    • 15,081 sq.ft.
    • Single-Family
    MLS# 1003473839
    SOLD 7/8/2016


    Market Estimate
    Days On Market: 183 1 Views
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    Property Details

    This stately estate home, in pristine condition, on 1.45 impeccably-landscaped acres sits beyond impressive iron gates and a beautiful entry courtyard, awaiting your family's comfort. The massive 15,081 SF interior awes you, offering 8 BRs, 8 baths, 2 powder rooms, expansive intricately-detailed spaces for living/entertaining, and a huge finished lower level. An elevator transports you from floor to floor; a walled motor court, 3-car garage and 2-car carport provides ample parking; and a resort-like heated swimming pool and spa assures hours of pleasure for guests and loved ones. Old world classicism and architectural distinction define this exceptional home that is a dream for large families, and those who love to entertain. An elegant 2-story reception hall with a regal staircase, multiple coat closets and random-width pegged hardwood floors (found throughout the main level) welcomes you in. Formal living and dining rooms w/ magnificent moldings and fireplaces, a gourmet center island dream kitchen w/ granite counters, furniture-style cherry cabinetry, premium-grade appliances and a breakfast area, fabulous family room with a fireplace and wall of windows, and richly-paneled library with gorgeous built-ins and a fireplace afford generous accommodations for elaborate parties. While family amuse themselves in the lower level game and recreation rooms, current owners open up the whole house to guests - or enjoy private time in smaller spaces. Access oasis-like terraces from the family room, sitting room off the foyer, and sunroom off the living room with a barreled ceiling, built-in wet bar and Palladian windows on 3 exposures. On the 2nd floor is a luxurious master suite brightened by triple exposures, w/ a dressing room, French doors to a walk-in closet, and a spa bath w/ heated marble floors, soaking tub and frameless glass shower. 4 other spacious BRs are also en-suite w/ stylish baths; plus there are laundry and workout rooms. Work peacefully in the home office w/ built-in bookcases, cabinetry, desk and a private bath on the 3rd floor w/ 2nd laundry, large BR with bath, workstation and bonus room. What fun the entire family will have in the lower level with a full wet bar, sitting area, game room w/a mural wall and ping pong/pool tables, rec room w/ a fireplace, and a wine cellar. A separate apartment above the garage w/ a living rm, kitchen and bedroom is perfect for visitors or staff, and an auxiliary generator powers the entire house when needed

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool Yes - Personal
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 57022.0
      • Tax Year 2016
      • Utilities Cable TV
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1926
      • Zoning RA
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Oven - Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Trash Compactor
      • Basement Type Full, Outside Entrance, Fully Finished
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Entry Location Center Hall
      • Fireplace Features Marble, Gas/Propane
      • Flooring Type Wood
      • Garage Spaces Count 4.00
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Gas, Radiator
      • Interior Features Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Skylight(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Wet/Dry Bar, Intercom, Stall Shower, Dining Area
      • Sewer Septic On Site Septic
      • Style French
      • Total Living Area 15081
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 2
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
      • Bathrooms 10
      • Bedrooms 8
      • Full Bathrooms 8
      • Half Bathrooms 2
    • Property Features
      • Lot Size Acres 1.45
      • Lot Size Dimensions 70
      • Pool Features In Ground
    • Schools
      • Elementary School GLADWYNE
      • High School HARRITON SENIOR
      • Middle Or Junior School WELSH VALLEY
      • School District LOWER MERION


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