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    1543 Monk Road

    GLADWYNE, PA 19035
    • $23,950,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 213 days
    • ID#: PAMC638856
    UPDATED: 83 min ago
    $23,950,000
    • 11
      BEDS
    • 67.7
      ACRES
    • 8
      BATHS
    • 2
      1/2 BATHS
    • 14,467
      SQFT
    • $1,655
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1930
    County:

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    Description

    Situated on 67 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line~s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity for estate living or further development. The main residence and its dependencies are in excellent condition, having been magnificently maintained by the present owners. The property is notable for its world-class architecture and its very private, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned for more than 50 years by the Dorrance family of Campbell~s Soup Company. Enter Linden Hill~s very secluded grounds and travel past fenced pastures and stone outbuildings reminiscent of the quaintest of French villages. An initial courtyard formed by turreted caretaker~s quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional staff houses leads to the crest of a hill. Soon, at the end of a narrow walled lane, the magnificent manor house and cour d'honneur reveals itself, a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Pass through the courtyard entry where brick chimney stacks on guest houses cleverly frame the main house, and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with complete respect for its origins, yet offering every modern amenity. Its grand-scale formal rooms offer elegant and easy, expansive or intimate entertaining spaces. Private quarters are equally inviting with family living quarters that accommodate guests for short-term or extended stays. Beyond the main house are two pools, a pool house, tennis court and a beautiful aviary, all set within absolutely stunning gardens and grounds. As a picturesque legacy property that can also serve as a family retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Square footage calculation is approximate for the main residence only.

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    1543 Monk Road GLADWYNE, PA 19035

    • Price: $23,950,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 83 min ago
    • ID#: PAMC638856
    11
    Beds
    8
    Baths
    2
    ½ Baths
    67.7
    Acres
    14,467
    SQFT
    $1,655
    $/SQFT
    1930
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Montgomery
    Area:
    Lower Merion Twp (10640)
    Elementary School:
    Gladwyne
    Middle School:
    Welsh Valley
    High School:
    Harriton Senior
    School District:
    Lower Merion
    Property Description
    Situated on 67 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line~s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity for estate living or further development. The main residence and its dependencies are in excellent condition, having been magnificently maintained by the present owners. The property is notable for its world-class architecture and its very private, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned for more than 50 years by the Dorrance family of Campbell~s Soup Company. Enter Linden Hill~s very secluded grounds and travel past fenced pastures and stone outbuildings reminiscent of the quaintest of French villages. An initial courtyard formed by turreted caretaker~s quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional staff houses leads to the crest of a hill. Soon, at the end of a narrow walled lane, the magnificent manor house and cour d'honneur reveals itself, a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Pass through the courtyard entry where brick chimney stacks on guest houses cleverly frame the main house, and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with complete respect for its origins, yet offering every modern amenity. Its grand-scale formal rooms offer elegant and easy, expansive or intimate entertaining spaces. Private quarters are equally inviting with family living quarters that accommodate guests for short-term or extended stays. Beyond the main house are two pools, a pool house, tennis court and a beautiful aviary, all set within absolutely stunning gardens and grounds. As a picturesque legacy property that can also serve as a family retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Square footage calculation is approximate for the main residence only.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Manor Construction Materials Stone Exterior Features Bbq GrillExtensive HardscapeExterior LightingLawn SprinklerOutbuilding(S)Play AreaSecure StorageStone Retaining WallsTennis Court(S)Underground Lawn SprinklerOther Fencing DecorativeSplit RailInvisible Garage Spaces 10.00 Garage Type Garage Door OpenerOversized Garage YN Yes Location Type Suburban Lot Features Backs To TreesClearedFront YardLevelNo Thru StreetNot In DevelopmentOpenPartly WoodedPondPremiumPrivateRear YardRoad FrontageSecludedSideyard(S)SlopingStream/CreekSubdivision PossibleTrees/WoodedVegetation Planting Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Circular DrivewayPrivate Parking Types Detached GarageDrivewayOn Street Patio And Porch Features Patio(S)Terrace Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features In Ground Riparian Rights YN No Road Surface Type Paved Roof Tile Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 14467 Appliances Built-In RangeBuilt-In MicrowaveCommercial RangeDishwasherDryerExhaust FanFreezerIcemakerExtra Refrigerator/FreezerOven - DoubleOven - Self CleaningOven - WallOven/Range - GasRefrigeratorSix Burner StoveStainless Steel AppliancesWasherWater Heater Basement FullOutside EntrancePartially Finished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions See Agent Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 7 Flooring MarbleWood Heating Hot Water Heating YN Yes Inclusions See Agent Interior Features Kitchen - Eat-InKitchen - IslandPrimary Bath(S)Sprinkler SystemWalk-In Closet(S)Built-InsBreakfast AreaAdditional StairwayButlers PantryCarpetChair RailingsCurved StaircaseDouble/Dual StaircaseEntry Level BedroomFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - OpenFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomRecessed LightingSoaking TubStain/Lead GlassUpgraded CountertopsWainscottingWine StorageWindow Treatments Levels 2 Main Level Bedrooms 3 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5KitchenFamily RoomLibraryBreakfast RoomBedroom 1In-Law/Aupair/SuiteLaundryOtherBedroom 6Primary Bathroom Security Features Fire Detection SystemMonitoredMotion DetectorsSecurity SystemSmoke Detector Upper Level1 Bedrooms 8

    Property Features

    Acceptable Financing CashConventional Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Electric UndergroundGenerator440 Volts200+ Amp Service Heating Fuel Natural Gas Incorporated City Name Lower Merion Twp Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304025657355 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 109692.00 Tax Assessment Amount 2929200.00 Tax Lot 007 Utilities Cable Tv AvailableNatural Gas AvailablePhone Available Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Raa

    Listing courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty.


    ©2020 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or ExecuHome Realty. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2020-09-27T16:49:52.493.
     
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