This sophisticated, upgraded, expanded & customized Megill Homes Ardmore 5/6 bedroom, 5 full & 2 half bath Colonial is beautifully situated on a premium 1.7-acre lot with serene natural views. This small cul-de-sac community is tucked into the splendid Chester County countryside yet conveniently located for the best of both worlds. The inviting landscaping with perfectly placed plantings, perennial gardens & stone path showcase the home’s natural stone façade & covered portico with copper roof & slate landing. The gracious front to back entry hall with elegant wainscoting is flanked on the right by the living room with cozy fireplace and on the left by the spacious dining room with adjacent butler’s pantry with subzero wine fridge & beverage drawers. There are 10’ ceilings throughout the first floor and walls of windows to capture the bucolic views. The back of the home has been expanded 10’ to accommodate a spectacular chef’s kitchen, large breakfast area and expansive family room with coffered ceiling & custom fireplace flanked by built-ins. The kitchen cabinets are inset Wood Mode Brookhaven with quartz counters & an oversized walnut island. The double ovens are Thermador, there is a 6-burner gas cook top, oversized refrigerator & freezer columns. The breakfast area has a built-in bench and rear deck access and the custom family room window design provides light and endless views. The large mud room with built-ins & bench provides access to the 3-car garage, side door and rear door to the deck, as well as a powder room. The rear composite deck has low-lighting and stairs to the side yard. To the right of the entry hall is a large office with built-ins and easy access to the elegant guest powder room. Behind the office is the sun room that lives up to its name with access to a second, private deck perfect for morning coffee. There is hardwood flooring throughout the first floor except for the tiled mudroom. The entry stairway & balusters were custom built, enhancing the entry and 2nd floor access. There is a landing near the top of the stairs with a window seat overlooking the rear yard. The primary bedroom suite includes a sitting room, large bedroom area, dressing area with lighted dressing table, 2 walk-in closets with custom cabinetry, and expansive bathroom with oversized walk-in shower, Parisian freestanding tub and double sink vanity. Two large bedrooms each have spacious ensuite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The 4th & 5th bedroom directly access the Jack-n-Jill bathroom. The roomy 2nd floor laundry has 2 closets, a utility sink & quality cabinetry. There are 9’ ceilings throughout the 2nd floor and a rear staircase that leads to the kitchen. The finished walkout basement has 10’ ceilings and provides an exercise room or 6th bedroom/in-law suite with full bathroom, large recreation room with large wet bar with leathered granite counters, fridge & microwave. There are full size windows & sliders to a large paver patio. There are 2 large storage/utility areas as well. There are 3 HVAC zones and 2 wall mounted “instant” hot water heaters. There is an inground irrigation system to help maintain the beautiful landscaping. This spectacular home was built with care & quality throughout. It is inviting, comfortable & light-filled while providing great space to spread out. Each design selection was carefully considered (the lighting throughout is exquisite) to create a nearly perfect home conveniently located for easy access to Routes 1, 202 & 52, Kennett Square, Wilmington, West Chester & King of Prussia.
Listing courtesy of Susan D Manners from BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford