Maurlor, a truly exceptional stone manor home with fabulous landscaped grounds, was built in 1930 and is nestled in one of the area’s most desirable locations. Located just steps from the Northwestern end of historic Forbidden Drive and offering exceptional access to both the wonderful amenities of Chestnut Hill and the tranquility of the Wissahickon Valley section of Fairmount Park. The home is filled with many gorgeous original details including multiple fireplaces, high ceilings, extensive woodwork, exceptional moldings and deep windowsills, along with many modern updates; this home offers gracious spaces for everyday living and entertaining. A formal vestibule opens onto a front to back center entrance hall leading to the formal step-down living room with fireplace and access to the patio, large, sunlit dining room with fireplace, original built-ins and huge bay window overlooking exceptional perennial gardens, and the chefs kitchen with beamed ceiling, copper farmhouse sink, Viking appliances, large, two level center island with seating, French door to patio and breakfast room. Upstairs, the master suite with fireplace offers a huge master bath with dual vanities and separate soaking tub, dressing area with walk-in closet, and access to sleeping porch overlooking gardens and grounds. Two additional bedrooms, each with a full bath, complete the second floor. The third floor has three additional bedrooms, surrounding third floor family room, sitting room, kitchenette, and oversized renovated full hall bath with frameless shower. The grounds have been meticulously maintained and landscaped, with mature plantings, perennial and sunken gardens, and multiple patios all flanked with charming original stone walls, in-ground pool, pool house and garage. Conveniently located close to major roads and all the amenities of Chestnut Hill.
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