720 SWEDESFORD RD, AMBLER, PA 19002 (MLS # PAMC666272)
Tunnel Farm offered for the first time after its 2015 completion of an extraordinary 3-year renovation, expansion and restoration by architects Archer & Buchanan and Cassella Builders. This breathtaking, private 24-acre property features endless views of its beautiful pond, arboretum, organic vegetable garden and orchard. Rounding out the lifestyle afforded by this gorgeous enclave is a 7-person spa tucked next to a quaint spring house, lit tennis court with ultra-mat cushioning system, a guest cottage and caretaker's home. This country paradise and equestrian's dream has numerous walking and riding trails on the adjoining permanently preserved 375 + acres surrounded by the Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. The main farmhouse residence dates from 1742 and boasts exquisite appointments and amenities. Custom bar with zinc countertops and wine refrigerators and gourmet kitchen by Blue Bell Kitchens. Adding to the rustic elegance are original stone walls and ceiling barn beams, stunning granite backsplash and countertops, built-in Thermador appliances, Miele coffee maker and appliance lift. The breakfast area leads to a barbeque, deck and stone patio overlooking a charming bridge. His and her office/dens, with restored original fireplaces, stone floor, wood beams and antique fireplace mantel. Original deep window wells complete the hallways and dining room. The second-floor master suite includes a walkout deck, built-in his/her walk-in closets, stunning bathroom with floating cabinetry, granite countertops and shower, mosaic marble floor, Juliska light fixtures, soaking jacuzzi bathtub, Toto sensor toilet and Sunlighten far-infrared sauna. Switchable Smart Glass technology changes the views into complete privacy at the touch of a button. Three other beautifully appointed bedroom suites, each with full bathrooms. Access floors by the winding staircase or elevator. Full finished basement with powder room and extra storage areas. Entire house controlled by a state-of-the-art, smart home system. A world-class, custom-built 200'x86' riding arena with 24 electrically operated oversized glass doors, Attwood Equestrian dust-free silicone sand and microfiber footing, 4' angled rider guard with mirrors, 2 horse wash stall with hot and cold water, heated and air-conditioned tack/viewing room with kitchen, bathroom, walnut saddle stands, helmet racks and saddle pad holders. Renovated 200-year-old bank barn with 6 large stalls with mats, automatic waterers, blanket bars, blanket dryer, temperature-controlled feed room, sink, refrigerator and powder room. Expansive hayloft, feed storage and space for large equipment. Charming studio offering a kitchenette, washer/dryer and working areas. Additional features of this stunning compound are 2 side by side shed rows with ten 10'x10' stalls with mats, 2 tack rooms with saddle racks and bridle holders and iron horse weathervanes. Four expansive turnout paddocks with two 20'x12' run-in sheds, two 18' wide tracks with gates surrounding all 4 paddocks, honeycomb playground with one 150' round pen with 4 50' internal pens, 1 sacrifice area with large run-in shed, manger and 2 extra paddocks. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy the finest, private lifestyle available in a completely serene setting, while being close to renowned public and private schools, major commuting routes, 20 min. from KOP Mall, 50 min. to Center City Philadelphia and 90 minutes to New York City.
Property Type(s): Single Family
|Last Updated||10/12/2020||Tract||NONE AVAILABLE|
|Year Built||1740||Community||LOWER GWYNEDD TWP|
|APPLIANCES||Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater|
|AREA||LOWER GWYNEDD TWP|
|BASEMENT||Improved, Interior Access, Partial, Partially Finished, Poured Concrete, Yes|
|EXTERIOR||BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Other, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Sport Court, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s)|
|GARAGE||Circular Driveway, Yes|
|HEAT||Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Hot Water, Programmable Thermostat, Radiant, Zoned|
|INTERIOR||Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Efficiency, Elevator, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sauna, Skylight(s), Soaking Tu|
|LOT DESCRIPTION||Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, SideYard(s), Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting|
|LOT DIMENSIONS||1763.00 x 0.00|
|SEWER||On Site Septic|
|UTILITIES||Cable TV,Phone Available,Phone Connected,Propane,Water Available|
|VIEW DESCRIPTION||Courtyard,Creek/Stream,Garden/Lawn,Panoramic,Pasture,Scenic Vista,Trees/Woods,Water|
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