526 COLLEGE AVE, HAVERFORD, PA 19041 (MLS # 7197143)
This true Classic Stone Colonial is located in prestigious community of Haverford. It is a lovely three-story home of perfect proportion, on 2.28 acre beautifully landscaped gardens, with a walking path and pond. The house has a stone dating it back to 1921 and the original blue prints show the house was completed in 1922. This house reflects all the fine craftsmanship of the period with its classic center hall that highlights the graceful mahogany staircase open to the third floor. All the rooms are large with oversized windows and beautiful panel doors. There are 6 fireplaces, a gracious dining room and a French door leading to a terrace, a living room with two French doors out to the gardens, a Dutch door out to the covered patio, built in bookcase in library, an eat in country kitchen, a den that leads to an outdoor deck, two powder rooms on the first floor. The second floor contains a spacious master bedroom, bath, sitting area and plenty of closet space. There are three other bedrooms and two full baths on this floor plus an enclosed sun porch. The third floor has two bedrooms, a full bath, plus an office with a wet bar. The back hallway has two full rooms one with three cedar closets, and the other room has great storage. This home lends itself to both wonderful entertaining and easy living. There is a Carriage House on the property that after renovations could be used for a rental, guest house, or in-law apartment. There is a separate five car garage, with a storage area for the gardening tools and a circular driveway. The original blue prints are available upon request to the listing, A brief Bio of the Architect Morgan Bunting had trained in the Franklin Institute Drawing School followed by a number of years with the office of Furness, Evans & Co. The younger Arthur Shrigley was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, had achieved some level of recognition as an undergraduate in competitions administered by the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects, based in New York, and had gained his practical training with Frank Miles Day & Bro. By partnering with Shrigley, Bunting added Beaux-Arts-influenced design expertise to the firm
|YEAR BUILT||1921||COMMUNITY||Haverford Township (10422)|
|PROPERTY TYPE(S)||Single Family|
|School District||Haverford Twp|
|AREA||Haverford Township (10422)|
|HEAT||Gas, Hot Water|
|UTILITIES||Public; Public Sewer;|
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