Exquisite one-of-a kind 1878 Manor house in Huntingdon Valley. This must-see property is situated on 4.15 acres, 200' from the entrance of Lorimer Park which offers hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding. Lorimer Park is incorporated with the Rails to Trails program (from Fox Chase to Byberry Road), and connects to Pennypack Park, encompassing approximately 35 miles of trails. For horse folks, property has a barn w/4 stalls and 5 turn outs with run-in sheds. Barn has hayloft and tack room. Pool house, barn and turn outs all have water. The majority of this 5300(+/-)sf charming home has been renovated over the past few years, along with a huge newly constructed gourmet kitchen, family room, breakfast area, and office/bedroom with full bath. It boasts newer plumbing, updated electric, new Pella and Kolbe windows and doors, HVAC (3 units, 5 zones) throughout. The renovations were done using top quality materials, making this home very economical. The charming wrap around porch overlooks the lovely 4+ acre property, 20x50 pool and pool house, circular driveway and horse runs, and mature trees. The entry foyer features random width pumpkin pine floors and full trim molding, leading to a newly constructed 2 story family room (23'x28') with 24' high ceiling. Impressive Black Walnut floors, original massive stone wall (original exterior wall) with built-in illuminated pre-Civil War era stained glass window, recessed lighting, ceiling fan, wired and mounting for flat screen TV, full windows and 2 double French doors to rear patio. Gourmet kitchen has massive center island, ample cabinets for the most seasoned chef to enjoy, dual ovens, built in microwave, pot filler, exhaust fan, tile backsplash, recessed lighting, black walnut floors, and breakfast room includes built in cabinets and desk. Pella sliding glass door leads to rear patio. Just off the kitchen thru hallway are more closets and a 2nd washer & dryer hook up. Bright first floor in-law suite with full bathroom, tile floor and private entrance. Formal living room has random width pumpkin pine original floors, fireplace with Mercer tiles, large windows with deep window sills, recessed lights. Formal dining also features fireplace with Mercer tiles, pumpkin pine floors, built in plate display cabinet and recessed lights. Off the dining room is the library, with a full wall of bookshelves, and heart pine floor. The family room, kitchen, breakfast room and in-law suite flooring is custom made from black walnut random-width tongue and groove flooring, made from trees on property. They were milled, dried, finished and installed by a master carpenter.Thru the family room French doors is the 15' x 29' stamped concrete rear patio. Up the curved staircase to 2nd floor, the spacious master suite boasts a sitting room, bedroom with recessed lights, master bathroom with oversized dual head shower with steam, large walk-in closet with custom built-ins, washer/dryer, and pumpkin pine floor. 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are also on the 2nd floor, including hall bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, heated tile floor, towel warmer. The 3rd bedroom has French doors that overlook the family room, has recessed lighting, oak floor. French doors lead to 2nd floor outdoor deck overlooking rear yard acreage. Continue up stairs to 3rd floor with 4th bedroom or den/office plus 2 additional generous bedrooms, Jack and Jill bathroom, large hall cedar closet with access to attic. Neat and clean full basement. Part of basement is unique root cellar with barrel shape ceiling. Makes awesome wine cellar! Possible sub dividable 1 acre building lot. New owner MAY take advantage of low real estate taxes by continuing use of Act 319 status. If buyer does not have horses and/or does not wish to rent stalls and runs, sheds can be easily removed. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to live in this spacious, beautiful and charming vintage home with all modern upgrades, steps from miles of parks and rails.
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