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1543 Monk Road , 1 (HOMESITE)

GLADWYNE, PA 19035
  • $7,500,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 284 Days
  • ID#: PAMC2028134
UPDATED: 56 min ago
$7,500,000
  • 14
    BEDS
  • 20.6
    ACRES
  • 8
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 14,467
    SQFT
  • $518
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1930
County:

School Information

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Middle School:
High School:
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Description

Situated on 20.6 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line's most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a historic and rare opportunity to experience true estate living. The main residence, guest house, grounds and gardens 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 a turreted caretaker's quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional 2-bedroom guest house is also available to purchase, and compliments the main residence, represented by this listing. The magnificent manor home and cour d'honneur is a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Enter around the initial courtyard , where brick chimney stacks 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 and corporate retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill, in close proximity to renowned schools, horse trails, fabulous shopping and restaurants, trains, Center City Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport and more. A rare jewel. *PUBLIC SEWER NOW AVAILABLE*

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1543 Monk Road , 1 (HOMESITE) GLADWYNE, PA 19035

  • Price: $7,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 284 Days
  • Updated: 56 min ago
  • ID#: PAMC2028134
14
Beds
8
Baths
2
½ Baths
20.6
Acres
14,467
SQFT
$518
$/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 20.6 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line's most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a historic and rare opportunity to experience true estate living. The main residence, guest house, grounds and gardens 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 a turreted caretaker's quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional 2-bedroom guest house is also available to purchase, and compliments the main residence, represented by this listing. The magnificent manor home and cour d'honneur is a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Enter around the initial courtyard , where brick chimney stacks 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 and corporate retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill, in close proximity to renowned schools, horse trails, fabulous shopping and restaurants, trains, Center City Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport and more. A rare jewel. *PUBLIC SEWER NOW AVAILABLE*
Exterior Features

Architectural Style TraditionalManorNormandy Construction Materials Stone Door Features FrenchDouble Entry Exterior Features Chimney Cap(S)Extensive HardscapeExterior LightingGutter SystemOutbuilding(S)Play AreaSecure StorageStone Retaining WallsTennis Court(S) Garage Spaces 1.00 Garage Type Oversized Garage YN Yes Horse Amenities Horses AllowedHorse Trails Location Type Suburban Lot Features Backs To TreesClearedFront YardLandscapingLevelNo Thru StreetOpenPartly WoodedPondPremiumPrivateRear YardSecludedSideyard(S)SlopingTrees/WoodedVegetation PlantingOther 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 HeatedIn Ground Property Condition Excellent Riparian Rights YN No Road Responsibility Boro/Township Road Surface Type Paved Roof Tile View Garden/LawnPanoramicPastureScenic VistaPondTrees/WoodsValley Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN Yes Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 14467 Appliances Built-In MicrowaveBuilt-In RangeCooktopDishwasherDryerExhaust FanExtra Refrigerator/FreezerMicrowaveOven - DoubleOven - Self CleaningRange HoodRefrigeratorSix Burner StoveStainless Steel AppliancesWasherWater Heater Basement FullPartially FinishedOutside EntranceWalkout Level Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions See Agent Fireplace Features MarbleMantel(S)WoodStone Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 4 Flooring CarpetHardwoodStoneTile/BrickWoodSolid Hardwood Heating Hot Water Heating YN Yes Inclusions See Agent Interior Features AtticBreakfast AreaBuilt-InsButlers PantryCarpetCedar Closet(S)Chair RailingsCombination Dining/LivingCombination Kitchen/DiningCombination Kitchen/LivingCrown MoldingsCurved StaircaseDining AreaDouble/Dual StaircaseEntry Level BedroomExposed BeamsFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - OpenFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandKitchen - Table SpacePantryPrimary Bath(S)Recessed LightingSoaking TubSpiral Stairca Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 2 Main Level Bedrooms 3 Security Features 24 Hour SecurityCarbon Monoxide Detector(S)Fire Detection SystemMonitoredMotion DetectorsSecurity GateSecurity SystemSmoke Detector Upper Level1 Bedrooms 11 Walls Ceilings Cathedral Ceilings9'+ CeilingsMasonryPaneled WallsPlaster WallsTray CeilingsVaulted Ceilings

Property Features

Acceptable Financing CashConventional Accessibility Features 48"+ HallsAccessible Switches/Outlets2+ Access ExitsLevel Entry - MainOther Assessment Year 2022 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Cross Street Youngsford Foundation Details Permanent Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Horse YN Yes Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Municipality Lower Merion Twp Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801339425972 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site SepticPublic Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 115058.00 Tax Assessment Amount 2929200.00 Tax Lot 007 Transportation Commuter Rail Station 1 To 5 MilesMetro/Subway Station 1 To 3 Miles Utilities Cable TvNatural Gas AvailableMultiple Phone LinesElectric AvailableCable Tv AvailableWater Available Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Wood Frame Zoning Residential Zoning Description Residential

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©2022 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 Tom Toole Sales Group at RE/MAX Main Line. 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: 2022-12-07T21:50:29.41.
 
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