Imagine your delight as you sit on your charming front porch on this quiet tree lined street in the heart of Mount Airy enjoying a cool summer evening. We are extremely proud to offer this lovely stone colonial, built in 1905, and once part of the larger Gowen Estate. This renovated home highlights exquisite care and meticulous attention to detail by its current owners. The front of the home includes a flagstone walkway and stone retaining wall, surrounded by blooming shrubs and flowers, which leads to the covered front porch complete with porch swing. The front vestibule opens to a welcoming entrance hall with large living room with fireplace and dining room flanked on either side. Both rooms are flooded with abundant natural light. Off the dining room, the butler~s pantry with back stairs includes a wet bar, dishwasher and wine refrigerator. Both the butler~s pantry and adjacent kitchen have been custom designed with slate floors, Caesarstone surfaces, recessed lighting, and custom millwork and cabinetry by Superior Woodcraft. Top of the line professional grade kitchen appliances include Miele refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, and Blue Star six-burner gas commercial range. Convenient pantry with ample cabinetry, powder room, and hall to covered back porch complete the first floor. The kitchen and the powder room include radiant heat for winter comfort. The backyard includes a covered back porch, professional landscaping with flagstone patio and stone fire pit overlooking the detached two-car garage with bonus office space above.The second and third floors include four full baths and six bedrooms that can be flexible based on your needs including being used as a home office, a dressing room, a play room, or a family room. Charming roof deck off the two front rooms on the second floor adds to the space and enjoyment of the property. Period details include high ceilings, hardwood floors, large windows, a great stone fireplace in the living room, built in glass corner china closets in the dining room, and copper gutters. Updates include custom California Closets thoughout, central air conditioning, fully updated electric system including Lutron Caseta wireless dimmers throughout, and a Vector Home Security System with an Arlo Server for app-based technology. This gem of a property is the perfect home for those who appreciate historic houses with all the modern amenities. Welcome home!
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill.
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