540 East Gravers Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038
For Sale $1,579,000 - 3 story Victorian
Sophisticated modern renovation of a classic Wyndmoor estate~540 East Gravers Lane. Theophilus Chandler Jr., the founder of the UPENN Department of Architecture, designed 540 E Gravers Lane as a summer residence for the Paul family. Walkable to Chestnut Hill, this 6 bedroom, 5 full bath/2 half bath estate is truly one of a kind. The current owner’s renovations have both maintained the historical integrity of the home and modernized this elegant estate. Constructed with Chestnut Hill Stone, this home boasts 6,380 square feet with two separate two- car garages set on a .78 acre lot. Additional living space can be found in the attached apartment with private entrance with separate systems~ perfect for a rental or in-law suite. Every detail of the home has been carefully thought out including historically accurate replacement windows, seven fireplaces, custom lighting, and a state of the art home/security automation system. The natural flow of the interior and exterior space are ideal for today’s living. The first floor layout is an entertainer’s dream. The living room, dining room, and billiards room with wet bar all open out to the lavish bluestone patio and lush grounds. Continue the fun outdoors with extensive exterior architectural and plant lighting, pergola, and roughed in plumbing for a future outdoor kitchen. The sun drenched chic breakfast room will win you over with its natural beauty and simplicity. The open concept kitchen is crisp and clean. For the chef, a 60″ Wolf range with 6 burners, side by side 48″ Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, second prep sink with on demand hot water, honed marble island, and a new wine refrigerator awaits. The organic raised bed vegetable garden is ready for your green thumb. The kitchen opens to a sunken great room featuring a fireplace, coffered ceiling, custom built-in cabinets, and French doors leading to the second patio. The private home office allows for flexibility to work from home. Luxurious master suite with vaulted ceiling and skylights showcases a fireplace, walk in closet, and tranquil bath. Retreat to the distinguished library or grab a book on your way to the sunporch. The second floor also has three additional bedrooms, hall bath, and ensuite bath with dual vanities. Laundry room is conveniently located on this floor. The third floor boasts three additional bedrooms and two full hall baths. No detail missed ~full basement waterproofing~4 Zoned HVAC/.