Welcome to 402 Waring Road, a stately 3 story center hall stone colonial in the heart of Elkins Park. This very special property offers a fabulous layout with 6 Bedrooms and 3.1 Baths, interconnecting rooms for entertaining ease and a rear staircase. The charming front porch and vestibule entryway lead to an impressive foyer that sets the tone for the spacious floor plan of the house. The oversized Living Room shows beautiful exposed hardwood floors with in lays and corner bowties, wood burning fireplace decorated with Minton tile, and a charming built-in bar. French doors lead to the spacious Library/Den with Stetson mansion fleur-de-lis wood paneling and beamed ceiling with medallions. Glass sliders bring the light inside, and provide access to the rear yard. The Sun Room addition is a wonderful space to enjoy reading your book or sipping your coffee. The Formal Dining Room is banquet sized and will be the go to space for your gatherings (seats 28 using 2 tables) . The Kitchen has new stainless wall oven and microwave oven, plus a glass top 4 burner convection range. The center island, with seating, has a drop-in Jenn Air grill, or 2 additional burners. Walk-in pantry with great storage. A large bay window offers a view of the yard and built-in seating. The large adjacent Breakfast Room has a cozy feeling with its decorative fireplace and tin ceiling. There is a mud room/garden room and a huge enclosed rear patio with glass and screen panels, exposed stone wall and two lighted ceiling fans, and access the yard... this space could be your favorite space... there are so many first floor options. The powder room completes the first floor. Moving upstairs you find brand new carpeting on the steps, wide landings and hallways. The master bedroom has newly refinished exposed hardwood floors and a spacious master bath with oversized tub and shower. Bedroom 2 is very special with sliding glass doors accessing the en-suite glass enclosed sitting room. A Jack & Jill bath leads to Bedroom 3. The second level laundry is another great feature. The third level does not disappoint!! Bedrooms 4 and 5 have multiple closets and built-ins. Bedroom 6 has access to a walk-in cedar closet. Another hall bath with tub and shower. There's more!! The lower level is yet another space to enjoy, with its (finished and waterproofed) Play Room featuring an under the stairs puppet theater/playhouse with light and dutch door, and a decorative-only soda fountain bar, There is a separate craft room and an unfinished storage/work area. Now we head outside to the many wonderful spaces and features of this large corner property. The greenhouse is where you will grow your own herbs and vegetables!! This 8 x 12 Palram hobby greenhouse (2016) has double doors and 2 ceiling vents with access to water and electricity. The 3 car garage has a second floor with 2 rooms and a non-functional full bath; this space is presently unheated but has electricity and could be transformed into an amazing carriage house/work or guest space. The mature landscape includes blueberry bushes, evergreens, peach and fig trees, pink dogwood, tree and regular peonies, lilacs, camellia, hydrangeas, azaleas, roses, clematis, hostas, daffodils, pear trees (no fruit) a Japanese red maple tree, and more... There are so many upgrades to share... new gas furnace and heater installed 2014, new fence and finished basement completed 2015. Brand new installation of condensers, air handlers and related equipment for adding a two zoned central air conditioning system 2020. Major garage improvement project 2020. An easy walk to the Elkins Park train station and the downtown High School Road corridor with its restaurants and shops, as well as playgrounds and parks that are sprinkled amongst the neighborhood. This home offers exciting possibilities for entertaining and lifestyle awaiting its next owner!! Make your appointment today!!
Other Interior Features: Built-Ins, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Exposed Beams, Stall Shower, Studio, Wood Floors, Pantry, Double/Dual Staircase
Exterior & Building
Garage Space: 2.00
Water Source: Public
Heat Type: Hot Water, Baseboard - Electric
Air Conditioning: Central A/C
Sewer: Public Sewer
Other Exterior Features: Enclosed, Patio(s), Above Grade, Below Grade
Sales Price: $625,000
Real Estate Tax: $15,951/yr
402 WARING RD
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