8301 Fairview ROAD, Elkins Park, PA 19027
Every once in a great while, a very special property comes for sale. Welcome to 8301 Fairview Road, situated on one of Elkins Park's most beautiful streets. This two story stone colonial, on almost an acre, offers incredible curb appeal with gorgeous, well-manicured grounds, complete with beautiful garden beds and plantings galore. Privacy is yours to enjoy amongst the wonderful outdoor spaces; relax on the rear deck while sipping your coffee, or host a pool party and splash the day away. As you follow the flagstone walkway to the front entrance, notice the lovely curved wood door. The center hall entry is large and welcoming with gorgeous new marble flooring. Beautiful exposed hardwood flooring. Step down into the impressive formal living room, with great natural light courtesy of the huge picture window. The gas-burning fireplace is a beautiful focal point, with original hand-painted Mercer tile surround that is original to the house. Glass-paned French doors provide great flow into an adjacent den. Many beautiful finishes throughout the house, including crownmoldings, chair rails. Formal dining room is banquet sized with a stunning curved window and glass-paned French doors open to the kitchen. The cook will be delighted here with two stainless Viking ovens, six burner gas cooktop, vented hood, microwave oven, stainless Miele dishwasher and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. White cabinetry, neutral marble tile backsplash, center island with granite topped counter, natural cherry wood counters, plus a built-in eating area (with hidden storage) make this space warm and inviting. The family room is conveniently located just off of the kitchen. With a huge window overlooking the rear grounds, this is the place to settle in and relax. Glass-paned French doors open into a second den (original patio that has been long since enclosed). Enjoy the ambiance of the flagstone flooring, exposed stone, brick walls, and exposed wood beams. Glass French sliding doors lead outside to the rear deck. An updated half bath and large coat closet is found in the center hall. The main level laundry room is found off the kitchen, with doors leading to both the backyard, and direct entry into the two car heated garage with new electric eye. The main staircase with decorative wrought iron railing leads you to the second floor where you will find five overly generous-sized bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Large closets can be found everywhere and in every room! The owners suite is akin to a presidential suite at the best 5-star hotel. Large and sun filled with lighted tray ceiling and recessed lighting creates an atmosphere perfect for slumber. Behind French doors you will find the main bathroom which has been updated with flagstone tile and Jerusalem marble, a copper farm sink and Herbeau fixtures, complete with a stall steam shower with built-in bench. Two spacious custom outfitted walk-in closets with pull down steps to the attic in one of the closets. A lovely sitting area is part of this suite. Step into the hallway and you will find the four piece updated hall bathroom complete with a jetted tub and stall shower. Three additional very large bedrooms all have walk-in closets. The fifth bedroom wing can also be accessed from the rear staircase. It includes a walk-in cedar closet, updated hall bath with stall shower; this bedroom is currently used as a home office. But wait...there's more! The lower level offers terrific options as a playroom/home gym with a large footprint of finished space, with copper-topped wet bar, as well as unfinished spaces for workshop and storage needs. Two gas hot water heaters, one installed 4/2022 - never run out of hot water! New HVAC installed 2019 with Aprilaire humidifier. The second den has its own split system. Full house Generac generator!! The refurbished pool reflects new coping, tile, rubberized paint, new heater, new filter and new in-ground cover. Replacement windows on 2nd floor, in kitchen and side of living rm.
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