7131 SHEAFF LANEFort Washington, Pennsylvania19034United States
4 BD4 BAResidential
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A masterful blend of stone, wood, glass and metal elements accentuated by vaulted ceilings, walls of windows and an incredibly open floor plan are blended together to create one of the most exciting homes in the area. This special home is a work...
A masterful blend of stone, wood, glass and metal elements accentuated by vaulted ceilings, walls of windows and an incredibly open floor plan are blended together to create one of the most exciting homes in the area. This special home is a work of art. Situated on 4.86 expertly landscaped acres on Sheaff Lane, the golden mile of Fort Washington, this unique and special 4 bedroom, 6 bath home with 1st floor Master Suite, Elevator and Finished Lower Level provides an architectural showcase of nature combined with nurture. The gated entrance leads to a long stone driveway and courtyard with slate patio and Koi pond covered by an artistic, vine-covered pergola and bordered by low, hand-laid stone walls. The entire 1st floor has radiant heated marble, slate, tiled and random-width, wide-plank hardwood floors and stereo speakers in most rooms. The dramatic and spacious combination Dining and Great Room with over 1200 sq ft offers a 2-story, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams surrounded by walls of windows including customized clerestory windows above and featuring reclaimed hardwood floor bordered by slate, a 4-way gas fireplace with floating marble hearth and fabulous see-through, mesh floor-to-ceiling lighted chimney. The Kitchen is open to both the Family Room and Breakfast Room, separated by a floating wall, and features a center island with granite counters, 2 Miele dishwashers, 2 Dacor stainless wall ovens, a 6-burner Dacor gas stove, Subzero refrigerator, microwave and tiled backsplash. The adjacent Breakfast and Family Rooms include slate floors and walls of windows overlooking the grounds. A fabulous Master Suite with more clerestory windows and exposed beams includes a cast-iron gas fireplace, 2 incredibly spacious walk-in closets, and 2 separate Full Baths with marble floors, floating marble vanities, soaking tub, 2 spa showers with frameless glass doors, towel warmers, and one of the bathrooms includes an additional superb outdoor shower. A connecting library features custom built-ins, shelving and a library ladder and can also be accessed separately from the back hall. A dramatic turned hardwood staircase with pedestals to display art leads to the 2nd floor. 3 additional bedrooms with 2 full baths complete the 2nd floor. The Finished Lower Level includes a large gym and generous recreational space, with an oversized door providing access to the exterior. A 2-story heated Garage with additional clerestory windows and exposed beams features a fabulous copper door. Doors from the Great and Family Rooms provide access to the rear Deck overlooking the breathtaking 2-tiered grounds featuring arbors, alleys of specimen trees, gardens and patios for entertaining or meditation, bordered by low stone walls and accented by an intriguing metal wall. Other exceptional features include a cedar shake roof, generator, security system, irrigation system and water softener. Located within excellent Colonial School District, minutes from Germantown Academy, minutes to 2 train stations to center city, and close to fabulous restaurants and shopping. 1 Year Home Warranty included. Treat yourself to a tour of this exceptional home.--