1345 FORDING BROOK RD, AMBLER, PA 19002 (MLS # PAMC641488)

Price $2,125,000
Status Active
Beds 6
Baths 7 Baths
Home size 11,601 sqft
Lot Size 2.70 ac
Days on Market 83
LOWER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP: On a private lane of just five homes set around acres of preserved pastureland, this 9,000+ square foot estate is an amazing custom built retreat. The center hall design defines symmetry, with rooms radiating off a beautiful entry with handcrafted staircase, intricate millwork and hardwood floors. There is a stately library paneled in mahogany/cherry with gas fireplace and a large bay ideal for looking out on the 2.7 acre estate, a formal living room with fireplace, a formal dining room with another fireplace and dentil moulding, a tile-floored solarium/office and a music room. Two gorgeous sun rooms, one a breakfast room, the other featuring a 500 gal. salt-water spa, both with radiant heated floors, flank the two story Great Room. This space is the entertaining heart of the compound; elegant millwork and a wet bar serving area sit beneath skylights and a second floor balcony while a fieldstone wood-burning fireplace centers the room.The updated oak and granite kitchen features Sub Zero and GE appliances, random-width oak floors, with ample room for casual gatherings or family meals, and leads to the adjacent laundry space and mud room, as well as back stairs. If your lifestyle includes domestic help there is a separate bedroom and bathroom here. At the top of the central staircase are five distinct bedroom suites. The main bedroom features vault ceiling, a dramatic bath and two walk-in closets, as well as a sitting room with gas fireplace. the other bedrooms are generously sized with large closets and an additional bathroom at each end of the center hallway. Enjoy sharing a beverage on the upstairs balcony, ideally located for views of the lower patio and expansive yard.Finally, the lower level has been converted into an entertaining and gaming universe complete with full bar. Additional basement rooms include a workshop and the mechanical room, housing the 13 zone heater. A walk-up attic includes two of the A/C air handlers. A separate guest apartment and oversize, heated two-car garage complete this home. The house is protected by a hardwired fire alarm and a security camera system. Outside, view the terraced landscaping with two blue flagstone patios, a 240 square-foot pergola and adjacent rose garden. A half-acre of yard is enclosed by a six foot commercial grade powder-coated black aluminum fence, with outdoor landscape lighting through the grounds.Situated in the heart of Gywnedd Valley in Montgomery County, the grand brick estate home is ideal and rarely available. See more at: http://fordingbrookmanor.com/
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 3/9/2020 Tract AMBLER
Year Built 1987 Community LOWER GWYNEDD TWP
Garage Spaces 2.0 County MONTGOMERY

SCHOOLS

School District WISSAHICKON

Additional Details

AIR Central A/C
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
APPLIANCES Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Washer
AREA LOWER GWYNEDD TWP
BASEMENT Full, Partially Finished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Brick
FIREPLACE Yes
GARAGE Circular Driveway, Yes
HEAT Baseboard - Hot Water, Radiant
HOA DUES None
INTERIOR Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Efficiency, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Laundry Chute, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, WhirlPool/HotTub, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
LOT 2.70 acre(s)
LOT DIMENSIONS ~300x400
SEWER Public Septic
STORIES 2
STYLE Colonial
SUBDIVISION AMBLER
TAXES 28074.00
WATER Public
ZONING A

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