Property Description 164 WELSH ROAD, HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA 19006
A unique, one-of-a-kind opportunity to own this thoughtfully designed, expanded farmhouse dating back to 1735. Combining the charming elements of olde with the modern conveniences of today, this stunning estate will be sure to impress at every turn. Set far back off the road down a private driveway, arrive to this lovely property. A large driveway accommodates an abundance of parking alongside the 3-car, detached garage. The front entry addition (2005) connects the original main farmhouse (circa 1735) to the original Carriage House (circa 1776); combined with a large addition (circa 2005), you will benefit from over 6,200SF, 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bath. The impressive, 2-story Foyer greets your guests to an abundance of light and an open rail to the 2nd level. Off the Foyer, the rustic, yet modern kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances, Marble countertops, double oven, built-in microwave, dishwasher, and a beautiful breakfast nook with casement windows showcasing views of the backyard and pool. Through a dutch door, is the formal dining room with access to the backyard and front parlor room complete with a fireplace. From the parlor is the study complete with a stone fireplace and built in bookshelf and also open to the kitchen with another Dutch door. From the foyer, enter the original carriage house currently used as the family room featuring hardwood floors, deep window sills, and a gas fireplace. The large, great room addition accessed off the family room, offers endless possibilities; entertain or relax alongside the cozy, stone-front, wood burning fireplace and large custom wet bar complete with a prep sink, microwave, and beverage fridge, and built-in surround sound system. Bring the outside in, with bucolic views through every window and multiple, Double French Doors opening from the gorgeous paver patio and pool. An office (or 6th bedroom) and full bathroom are found within this addition. This space has potential to be converted to an ample size in-law suite. A full laundry room, mudroom, and powder room complete the first level of the home. Upstairs, the 2nd floor Foyer connects the main house to the Carriage house. On the carriage house side, is the Private Master Suite with tall ceilings, a gas fireplace, 2 large walk-in closets with custom built-ins, and double pockets doors that lead to the bathroom; with double bowl vanity, toilet room, stall shower and jetless Jacuzzi. On the farmhouse side, each bedroom suite offers access to their own private bathroom and large closets with custom organizers. The 3rd floor was finished to provide a bedroom suite plus living room area; ideal for a guest, adult children, or au pair. The backyard oasis is a tranquil, private retreat featuring a large in-ground, heated pool with a huge paver patio, outdoor wood burning fireplace, and pond with a trickling waterfall. Steps down to the yard will lead you to fabulous open grass space surrounded by large trees. Other highlights include central air conditioning throughout, 6 zone heating and air, public water and sewer, newer windows throughout (2005). Do not miss your opportunity and schedule your private tour today!