1343 FORDING BROOK RD, AMBLER, PA 19002 (MLS # PAMC614960)

Price $2,780,000
Status Active
Beds 6
Baths 8 Baths
Home size 15,820 sqft
Lot Size 2.76 ac
Days on Market 143
Residing in prestigious Gwynedd Valley; this idyllic luxury estate is a lesson in extraordinary living. Nestled within a serene setting at the end of a private road, the 2.76 acres are enhanced by natural topography that has been handcrafted with bluestone terraces and professionally landscaped grounds to create exceptional outdoor living space. Masterful in design, the home is a field-stone masterpiece by highly acclaimed architect Michael H. Visich and built by Guidi. Stately and sophisticated, the over 12,000 square feet of living space is architecturally enhanced at every turn; evident in the fieldstone columns, solid mahogany entryway, Palladium windows, deep sill Pella casement windows, eight foot French doors with beveled glass, archways, seven fireplaces with raised panel surround, custom trim and rich hardwood floors. The grand scale of the foyer is complemented by the formal living and dining rooms each with a fireplace with marble hearth. Perfectly positioned, the octagon music room and handsome parlor with hand carved fireplace, extensive millwork and coffered ceiling - offer the grandest of entertaining. The gourmet kitchen with sun-drenched dining area is sure to please the most discerning of chef~s with custom cabinetry by Wakefield, granite countertops, Thermador six burner cooktop, Miele dishwasher, double oven by Profile, Subzero refrigerator, under-mount lighting, a massive center island, butlers pantry and wet bar with ice-maker and wine refrigerator. Adjacent to the kitchen, the captivating great room features a stone fireplace with custom mantle, coffered ceilings and casement windows with views of the rear grounds. The second and third levels are as equally impressive. Truly astonishing, the master suite features a marble fireplace, dressing and sitting rooms, dual walk-in closets, spa bath with limestone vanities and Juliet balcony with awe inspiring views of the rear grounds. An au pair suite and four generously sized en suite bedrooms also adorn the upstairs. Magnificent in purpose and size, the lower level features a theatre, custom bar, temperature controlled wine cellar, glass enclosed exercise room with mirrored walls, sauna and a Peter Pan playroom. Perched above the garage, the guest house offers comfort and privacy for your guests. Exceedingly private and exceptionally convenient to Philadelphia- a city steep in history, dining & theatre, Princeton and NYC; 1343 Fording Brook Road is the embodiment of Gwynedd Valley cultured elegance wrapped in modern luxury.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 10/29/2019 Tract POLO CLUB
Year Built 2003 Community LOWER GWYNEDD TWP
Garage Spaces 5.0 County MONTGOMERY

SCHOOLS

School District WISSAHICKON
Elementary School SHADY GROVE
Jr. High School WISSAHICKON
High School WISSAHICKON SENIOR

Additional Details

AIR Central A/C
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
APPLIANCES Built-In Range, Central Vacuum, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances
AREA LOWER GWYNEDD TWP
BASEMENT Daylight, Full, Fully Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Sump Pump, Walkout Level, Windows, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Stone
FIREPLACE Yes
GARAGE Yes
HEAT Zoned
HOA DUES None
INTERIOR Additional Stairway, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sauna, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s)
LOT 2.76 acre(s)
LOT DIMENSIONS 26.00 x 0.00
SEWER Public Sewer
STORIES 3+
STYLE Colonial
SUBDIVISION POLO CLUB
TAXES 54612.0
WATER Public
ZONING AA

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