Welcome to this wonderful center hall colonial replete with classic features and original moldings uniquely set on over 1/2 acre of private level ground with a huge rear yard. As you pass through the front gardens and enter through the solid original oak door you are welcomed into the grand foyer with its beautiful staircase. A spacious formal dining and living room with a fireplace flanks the entry foyer and makes inviting areas for formal entertaining. The eat-in kitchen features an original tin ceiling, a commercial-grade Viking 8-burner stove, and a convenient island. A butler's pantry provides additional storage and laundry space. A wonderful family room addition off the kitchen is a fabulous space for spending family time with its elevated arched ceiling, built-in cabinetry, and access to the flagstone patio. A beautiful arched pocket door between the living and family rooms provides privacy for each space. The charming sun porch off the living room is surrounded by windows on 3 sides and also walks out to the flagstone patio where one can dine outdoors or simply relax. On the second floor find the primary suite with an updated walk-in shower and an adjacent room that makes a wonderful dressing area or office space. Two spacious additional bedrooms with hardwood flooring and an updated full bath are found on this level along with a back staircase that leads down to the kitchen. The third floor offers two additional sunny bedrooms with overhead lighting and a full bath. Notable updates include a NEW electric throughout including a NEW 200 amp electric panel, sump pump, 2 zones central ac (all three floors are air-conditioned), gas hot air heat (no radiators), newer hot water heater (2021), copper gutters, custom storm windows and screens, 2 car garage, beautiful gardens and landscape, gated driveway, a fabulous private yard unique for this Merion neighborhood and in award-winning Lower Merion School District (Merion Elementary and in the choice area for high school). Walk to the train, Merion Botanical Park, religious establishments and a quick commute to Center City, all in a fabulous friendly neighborhood with sidewalks. This lovingly maintained home will not last!