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A rare opportunity to own a piece of Lower Gwynedd history. "WIND RIDGE" , a stately manor home built in 1898 by the Vaux Family of Philadelphia, offers the perfect balance of the elegant details of the past such as leaded glass windows, 20 ft coffered ceilings, solid wood millwork and beams, original hard wood flooring throughout and 11 fireplaces along with the enhancement of modern ammenities such as a spacious gourmet kitchen, 6 upgraded bathrooms, multiple zone central AC system and a pool. Enter through the original solid dutch door into the spacious foyer highlighted by a large formal fireplace and staircase. To the left of the staircase is the library with the original millwork shelving and Mercer tile fireplace leading into the "Great Room" with its 20 ft beamed ceiling, magnificant granite fireplace and leaded glass windows. To the right of the foyer is the parlor that is spacious and light-filled with a marble fireplace. The formal dining room is an elegant space with its large windows, original light fixtures and a marble fireplace with hand painted tiles. The gourmet kitchen is outfitted with professional grade SS appliances, granite island with a porcelain farm sink, a butler's pantry, spacious breakfast room and large mudroom to complete the main floor. The 2nd and 3rd floors have multiple bedrooms including the master bedroom suite with its large closets, a sitting room, upgraded master bath and 2 fireplaces. The remainder of the upper floors have multiple bedrooms, some with fireplaces, upgraded bathrooms and new windows throughout. The home has two fabulous covered porches in both front and back that overlook the 2 acre grounds with the numerous unusual specimen trees and plantings, originally landscaped by Calvert Vaux and his business partner Frederick Law Olmstead, the landscape architect who designed Central Park. Enjoy the in-ground pool and private surroundings. This is a MUST SEE property

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  • MLS #: 6728193
  • Property type: Residential
  • County: MONTGOMERY-PA
  • School district: Wissahickon
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Heating: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned
  • Parking: 3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private

Rooms

Bedrooms: 11 | Room Types: Den/Stdy/Lib, Great Room, Mudroom | Basement: Full, Unfinished, OutSide/WlkO

Bathrooms

# of Full Bathrooms: 6
# of Half Bathrooms: 1

Interior

Features: Cathedral/Va, 9Ft+Ceiling, Attic/HseFan, Stain/LeadGl, CableTVWired, ExposedBeams, BayWindow, StallShower, Replacement Windows

Exterior

Pool: true, In Ground

Building

Property Types: Residential, Single Family Home | Architecture: Colonial | Roof: ShingleRoof | Siding: Alum/Steel Siding, Stone, #OTHER | Foundation: StoneFound | Floors: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick

Garage & Parking

Parking: 3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private

Lot

Lot Dimensions: 150 | Lot size: 2.09 acres | Lot size: 91040 sqft | Lot Features: Trees/Wooded, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s), SubdivPossLo | Zoning: A

Location

County: MONTGOMERY-PA | Subdivision: NONE AVAILABLE | Directions: Penllyn Pike before Gypsy Hill. Property on Right. Look for sign | MLS #: 6728193

Appliances

Appliances: KitPantry, KitDoubleSin, KitCookTop, Oven - Self-cleaning, Dishwasher, Disposal

Heating & Cooling

Air Conditioning: Central A/C | Heating: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned | Fireplaces: true

Utilities & Security

Sewer Service: Public Sewer | Water Source: Well

School

School District: Wissahickon | High School: WISSAHICKON

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Wissahickon Senior High School

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0.6 mi
9
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Wissahickon Middle School

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0.8 mi
9
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Shady Grove Elementary School

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2.3 mi
9
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Lower Gwynedd Elementary School

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0.7 mi
9
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Blue Bell Elementary School

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2.2 mi
10
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Stony Creek Elementary School

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3.9 mi
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Gwynedd-mercy Academy Elementary

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0.8 mi
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Early Childhood Ed Center

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1.2 mi
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Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School

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1.4 mi
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Gwynedd Friends Preschool-kindergarten

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1.5 mi
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St Anthony-st Joseph Elementary School

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1.6 mi
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Holy Family Learning-ambler Day School

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1.8 mi
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Lakeside School

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1.9 mi
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Centre Square Montessori Schoolhouse

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3.3 mi
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Oak Lane Day School

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3.4 mi
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St Helena School

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Listing provided by: Rheta Santangelo 

Listing courtesy of: BHHS Fox & Roach-Spring House |  (215) 542-1770 

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