FIVE acres, FIVE bedrooms, FIVE thousand square feet home, less than $15,000 in taxes, FIVE bathrooms (one is half). Beautiful views. Close to two train lines, Wayne restaurants and village shopping, Radnor Dog Park, Blue Route, Expressway, Turnpike, King of Prussia Mall. Perfect for an enclave of family homes or exquisite privacy for one. The zoning is R-1 (minimum 1 acre lot). First time available for sale since it was built in 1959. This elegant Main Line home is a one of a kind design with unique European country architectural influences. The floor plan lends itself to grand entertaining, with large rooms, tall ceilings, a circular flow, and six sets of French doors integrating the interior to the private patios and grounds. There are three wood-burning fireplaces--one in the Sunroom, one in the Living Room and one in the Main Suite. *** Entering from the foyer, to the left is the grand living room, large enough for a chamber music concert. It has custom carpentry built-ins, a wood-burning fireplace and French Doors to a brick patio. Off the living room is the Sun Room with skylights and garden views on three sides. Four sets of French Doors in the Sun Room lead to the garden and the rear brick patio. Returning to the foyer, turn right and walk down the hall to the large Dining Room with custom cabinetry and French doors to the garden and brick patio. The Kitchen is next to the Dining Room. It has an oversized bay window, banquette, and large eating/cooking island. Across the hall from the kitchen is a first floor suite with full bath. (This room has most recently been used as a TV room.) A powder room is also in the hall across from the kitchen. Between the Living Room and Dining Room is a Sitting Room with a wall of windows overlooking the North lawn. Upstairs the Main Bedroom suite has its own living room with a fireplace, three closets, and a wall of custom built-ins. The other three bedrooms are located down a port-holed corridor. The second bedroom has its own sunroom/office and is connected to the third (corner) bedroom by a Jack and Jill bathroom. The fourth (corner) bedroom is next to a hall bathroom which is accessible by either the third or the fourth bedrooms. The laundry facility is part of the Kitchen. The Kitchen, with a full wall of cabinets, has a vestibule with a door to a small rear porch and another door with direct access to the 2 car garage and a door to the back yard. If you are thinking about storage, the Main suite has five nice-sized closets, and a wall of built ins. There is a cedar closet in the upstairs hall; there are pull down stairs to the attic; there are built ins in the Living Room and Dining Room, and two coat closets in the front hall. With your attention, this house has the potential to shine! Excellent location for those who need to rail commute to Philadelphia, drive to the City or fly out of town.
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