MLS® ID: PAMC641434
1101 LAFAYETTE ROAD
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania, 19010 $5,099,000
Grandness exudes from this palatial Main Line Georgian estate nestled on 5.8 magnificent lush acres in exclusive Northside Bryn Mawr. A private pillared entry culminating with a circular drive reveals an impeccably conceived brick Colonial built in 1929 by renowned Philadelphia architect Bunting & Shrigley. The iconic ~In Fields~ boasts a breathtaking setting with stunning hardscaping & landscaping, and thoughtful renovations made to the magazine-quality interiors over the years. With 19 rooms, 9 beds & 14 baths, here awaits a sophisticated showplace for living & entertaining beyond compare. Splendid nature vistas are enjoyed from all vantage points of the home as well as from serene outdoor patios & the rear in-ground gunite pool oasis. A stately covered front entrance revels incredible architectural beauty pouring throughout the house. Meticulously-restored original & classic details including rich oak flooring, beautiful millwork, moldings, woodwork, ceiling beams, built-ins, 4 wood-burning fireplaces & other refined elements intermingle with high-end modern amenities & systems for the most discerning. Open archways & ceilings up to 11~ optimize of airiness, while generous oversized windows & glass French doors bathe gracious rooms in natural light. The consummate host is afforded the ultimate layout with a large formal living room, regal dining room that can accommodate a crowd, and premium chef~s kitchen with custom cabinetry & moldings, granite counters, center island, decorative backsplash, commercial-grade stainless steel appliances & a butler~s pantry. The sun-drenched breakfast room with vaulted ceiling opens to the outdoors and the comfortable family room for relaxing around the fire. Sip cocktails or read in the charming study and wood-clad cherry library with coffered ceiling & wall of built-ins. The sleeping quarters indulge you with a luxurious master suite featuring a sitting area plus his/her dressing rooms & spa baths. Also upstairs are 7 more en-suite bedrooms, a huge lodge-like media/billiards/game room with built-in entertainment center & full bar, gym, and 3rd floor vaulted bonus room/office/studio. Recreation continues on the amazing lower level complete with a media/multipurpose room & unique 19-seat art deco theater with Wethuge media, bar & kitchen and chic art deco powder room. A 3-car garage and superior location minutes from shopping, dining, the train, top schools, Center City & the airport heighten the allure of this rare one-of-a-kind jewel.