Grace, elegance and charm abound in this 6+ bedroom estate home situated on an almost 2 acre park-like parcel positioned off of three cul de sac lanes and bordering other multi-acre estates and conserved grounds. Almost southern in its architecture with large columned terraces and steep peaked roofs, Bryn Tyddyn, or ?house on the hill?, is truly one of the Mainline?s landmark properties. With portions of the original structure dating from 1836, and its largest component built in 1915, the home presents with extraordinary high ceilings, handsome hardwood flooring and 9 fireplaces, many still operational, on the homes three finished levels. A flagstone path leads to the front entrance with glimpses of the deep yard, trellised garden, quaint springhouse with cupola and beyond to the stone pool house and pool. The entry with a receiving parlor to the left gives an indication of the detail which will be found throughout the remainder of the home. Adding to the sunlit spaces is a welcoming color palette, excellent floorplan and extraordinary millwork. While this family has chosen to use each room with no space off limits or too precious for everyday enjoyment, the first level does offer a compilation of formal spaces including the Living Room, gorgeous Dining Room with oversized hearth and well outfitted office with custom built-ins . Informal areas include a large bright family room located off the homes southern exposure and boasting three sides of glass and French door exit to sprawling lawns and covered terraces. The kitchen, just renovated by this family was designed an eye towards making it appear as though it had always ?been there? by incorporating original elements from the home while adding modern comforts such as a commercial 8 burner gas cooking and ovens, a large, seated soap-stoned top island, bar area with wine chiller and generous counter and storage. The sparkling white kitchen flows into and other family area while the breakfast room, steps away has a solarium like quality with elevated ceiling and views of the property?s extensive gardens and specimen plantings. Ascend either the front or rear stair to a generous owner?s suite with fireplace, updated bath and large closets. Three/four addition family or guest rooms are found on this level and a third floor offers additional recreation or bedroom space with large hall bath.
A sophisticated home, in an exceptional location boasting a seamless marriage of old and new..
Note: pool house has been taken down to its walls and awaits the next owner?s plans for restoration
Photography shows fires in all fireplaces?these fires have been virtually applied as not all fireplaces are operational