Welcome to ~Thornbrook Hill~! This stunning regency colonial is located on the highly coveted north side of Bryn Mawr and sits on just under 2 magnificent acres. This gorgeous home was recently featured in the NY Times due to its outstanding beauty and original details! This property is set high on the hill and exudes class and sophistication. As you head up the cobblestone lined driveway you are greeted by a beautiful fountain, which provides a sense of grace and tranquility. This exceptional property was built in 1888 and seamlessly blends old and new. Many of the original features remain including elaborate millwork, crown molding, built-in shelving, leaded glass French doors, 10 foot ceilings and original Mercer tiled fireplaces. Upon entering the front door you are greeted by a grand foyer, perfect for greeting guests, and a gorgeous staircase to the second floor. There are newly finished hardwood floors throughout all 3 levels of the home. The expansive, gourmet, Clive Christian, kitchen features an oversized island, Brazilian quartz countertops, professional grade Viking appliances, 2 dishwashers, a wine refrigerator and beautiful built-ins. Just off the kitchen is the formal dining room complete with an elegant vintage chandelier. Also off the kitchen is a perfect nook for enjoying breakfast flanked by custom built-ins and views of the back yard. The entire rear of the home is lined with glass, which, floods the home with natural light and beautiful views. Enjoy the built-in wet bar in this amazing space which opens out on to the flagstone patio and in-ground swimming pool. This home provides an exceptional flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. There is both a formal living room and family room on the first floor each with a fireplace and French doors leading to a spacious deck for additional outdoor space. There are 2 bathrooms on the first floor, as well as an office and/or mudroom. The home features 7 spacious bedrooms including a master suite with a sitting area, fireplace and stunning master bath. The home office on the second floor features a French door and Juliette balcony and is the perfect place to work from home. There are 3 additional bedrooms on the second floor with en-suite full baths. The third floor features 3 more bedrooms, a den area and a full bathroom. This pristine property features mature plantings, beautiful landscaping, a privacy fence and a large flat yard. The detached 4 car garage provides plenty of space for your vehicles and has a second floor just waiting to be finished as an in-law or au pair suite. This recently renovated property includes new plumbing, new electrical, new windows, multi-zone heating and cooling and new insulation. Enjoy close proximity to the train station, amazing shopping and fine dining in Bryn Mawr. Located in the award winning Lower Merion School District and close to many of the top private schools in the area as well. ~Thornbrook Hill~ provides a truly unique combination of privacy and convenience. Come and see this Main Line beauty. You won~t be disappointed!
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