700 Merion Square Rd

Gladwyne, PA 19035 View Map $2,900,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds6
Baths6Full11/2
Sq.Ft.8,914
Year1928
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Status: Under Contract - Under Contract
Listing Office:BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:PAMC696928
Sq. Feet:8,914
On Site:92 Days
Lot Size:95,396 Sq. Ft.
County:Montgomery
$600,000 PRICE REDUCTION. Now listed BELOW APPRAISED VALUE. You will definitely want to take a look at this unique property and take advantage of this rare opportunity. This stunning French Norman estate complete with a pool and tennis court displays the true elegance of a bygone era dating back to 1928. The unsurpassed craftsmanship and detail are evident from the moment one enters the courtyard. This spectacular home, situated in the heart of the Main Line, is on 2 plus acres and boasts a 4-car garage, multiple terraces, a koi pond, and everything needed for elaborate entertaining.
Upon entering you are welcomed by high ceilings, exquisite moldings, stone and woodwork rarely seen in today's marketplace. It has been elegantly designed to incorporate both large and small spaces for intimate entertaining as well as larger more formal occasions.
As you enter the Great Hall with its exquisite wood paneling and built-in shelving you are welcomed with a fireside Sitting Area or Cardroom. This leads through arched doorways to an elegant Solarium overlooking multi-tiered terraces and the pool. There is a step-down Living Room enhanced by a stately stone fireplace, a high tray ceiling with a center rosette medallion, and large leaded glass windows with decorative transoms.
The quiet Study also features a private wet bar and window seat. A large formal Dining Room with an elegant triple window overlooks the pool and terrace area as well. The Great Room is luxurious yet comfortable with a working bar for entertaining also featuring built-in shelves and cabinetry. The Eat-In Kitchen and service pantry is well equipped to host larger parties as well as everyday meals. There is an additional washer and dryer for excess linens and access to the attached 4 car garage.
The second floor has a gracious main bedroom with tray ceiling His and Her private Baths and Dressing Rooms with custom cabinetry. There are 4 additional bedroom suites. with custom bult-ins. There is private access from the garage to an Au Pair or In-law Suite which includes 2 bedrooms with ensuite baths and a sitting area. Laundry facilities and stairs to a walk-up attic with large cedar closet complete this floor.
A semi-circular stone stairwell takes you to the lower level where a large entertainment room with high ceilings and a massive fireplace leads to a covered porch, flagstone patio, and koi pond. You will find a gated wine cellar, changing rooms for the pool, and a large storage area on this level as well.

This home is timeless and elegant and centrally located. The exquisite rooms flow seamlessly, each offering unique details and exuding quality. An in-ground swimming pool, a tennis court, flat grassy lawn, mature landscaping, garage with parking courtyard, estate fencing are just a few additional features of this magnificent property This is a true gem in the heart of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs Come visit, enhance, and make your own.

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Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
7/23/2021$3,500,000$2,900,000-17.1%

Community Information

Address:700 Merion Square Rd Gladwyne, PA 19035
Area:Lower Merion Twp (10640)
County:Montgomery
City:Gladwyne
Zip Code:19035

School Information

High School:Harriton Senior
Middle School:Welsh Valley
Elementary School:Gladwyne

Architecture

Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1928
Style:Colonial
Exterior: Stone
Year Renovated: 2000
Roof: Slate
Basement: Full, Partially Finished
Garage: Additional Storage Area, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Oversized
Garage Spaces: 3.00
Attached Garage Spaces: 3

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:8914
Interior Features: Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Primary Bath(s), Soaking Tub, Stain/Lead Glass, Stall Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, WhirlPool/HotTub, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Foyer, Great Room, Laundry, Mud Room, Solarium, Utility Room, Workshop, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Attic, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Floor: Hardwood, Stone
Common Walls: Plaster Walls
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System, Tennis Court(s)
Pool: Yes - Personal
Pool Features: In Ground
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Cooling: Central A/C
Heating: Forced Air
Cooking Fuel: Electric
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Great RoomLower 1 LevelFireplace - Wood Burning
FoyerMain Level
OtherMain LevelFireplace - Other,Flooring - Slate
Living RoomMain LevelFlooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Other
LibraryMain LevelBuilt-Ins,Fireplace - Other
SolariumMain Level
Dining RoomMain Level
KitchenMain Level
LaundryMain Level
Mud RoomMain Level
Utility RoomLower 1 Level
WorkshopLower 1 Level
Bathroom 3Lower 1 Level
AtticUpper 2 Level
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level
Primary BathroomUpper 1 Level
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level
Sitting RoomUpper 1 Level
Bathroom 2Upper 1 Level
Bathroom 3Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 4Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 5Upper 1 Level
Half BathMain Level
Family RoomMain Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 2.19 Acres / 95,396 Sq. Ft.
Lot Number: 076
Parking: Attached Garage, Driveway
Parking Features: Circular Driveway
Driveway - # of Spaces: 10
Electric: 200+ Amp Service
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Utilities: Natural Gas Available, Electric Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Municipality: LOWER MERION TWP
Zoning:RESIDENTIAL
Directions:Merion Square is accessed from Old Gulph or Youngsford Rds

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2021
Total Taxes: $58,121 (paid Annually)
School Tax: $46,460
Has Contingency: Yes

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