Northside Haverford, an enchanting four bedroom colonial that has been tastefully and thoroughly updated in 2007 and offers every convenience, with a universal, modern floorplan and scale for any phase of life or lifestyle. Cobbled semi-circular drive with mature plantings has ample parking court and leads to a two car attached, heated garage. Private and level fenced rear yard has flagstone patio with brick accents and covered, dining cupola; garden potting shed at the back. Solarium has large, bright sliding doors that open onto this back patio for gracious ingress/egress from the house. Superior location on a quiet, elegant street in a neighborhood of stately, beautiful houses settled among mature trees.
Winding stone path to covered front portico through English Garden. Front door opens into 16', two story entrance foyer with tile floor, double coat closets and powder room. Foyer floor plan opens to the formal living room, the kitchen and family room and the dining room / solarium . Elegant iron rail and staircase to second floor. Hallway passage from foyer to the private, optional first floor owner's suite. Suite has pretty hardwood floors and full bath with tile floor, twin bowl vanities and rimless shower. Walk-in closet and additional hall closets within this suite for true, one level living.
Second floor hosts three bedrooms, each with en-suite full bathrooms, large closets and bright windows. The current owner's bedroom suite on this upper level is configured of two separate bedrooms, each with its own lavishly updated bathroom, both with hot floors. These two bedroom suites are adjoining and function as one, combined for true H/H living, but can also be used separately, with privacy doors, so each bedroom would have its own private access to the hall landing and stairs.
The heart of this house is its Plain&Fancy custom kitchen, which opens beautifully through a parabolic wooden trimmed archway to a cozy family room addition. Kitchen has professional SS Viking appliance package, including gas, 36" range / oven under lit vent hood and tile backsplash. Large granite island has pendant lighting and lower storage cabinets with barstool seating. Double sinks under window for views and light. Ample granite countertops surround kitchen. Separate wetbar sink for all day service for either coffee and/or cocktails. Family room off kitchen has corner, gas FP with built-in shelves and lower cabinets, TV area with ample seating to watch the game, or read by the fire. Window bench seats and corner office nook with more custom built-ins. Statement recessed lighting. Behind the kitchen is another open, tiled working area connecting a second, private WFH office and a kitchen laundry room w /utility sink. Doors to both the garage and to the back door w steps down to drive . This rear, working space also connects to the vaulted solarium that opens to patio.
Moments away on foot from Haverford SEPTA railway station, Haverford Square, The Haverford School, Haverford College and Arboretum and of course, MCC, Green Engine Coffee, White Dog Cafe and Tous Les Jours bakery.
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