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300 Glenn Road
Ardmore, PA 19003
Bedrooms
5
Full Baths
4
Partial Baths
1
Acres
1.20
Interior Sq Ft
5,963
Age
113
Heating
Oil
Fireplaces
3
Cooling
Central A/C
Water
Public
Sewer
Public
Garages
4
Basement
Full
Taxes (2019)
27,872
Additional Details Below

Description

Built in 1907 for Dr. Joseph M. Reeves, Crestlea, the house "on top of the hill", remains a residence of striking proportion and architectural detail. As the home to chemical heiress Eleuthera duPont for over 40 years, Crestlea became a staple for society gatherings of the old Main Line. Beneath a large portico, Double French doors welcome you to a large Entrance Hall enhanced by a stunning stair accented by wainscoting and a tall wood burning fireplace with green marble surround and stately carved wood mantle. To the left of the Foyer is a bright and cozy office warmed by a granite and marble gas fireplace and enjoying views of the sloping valley and creek beneath. A large Living Room offers French door access to a southern facing porch overlooking a private yard, crown molding highlighted by a Parisian chandelier, and an ornately carved 5 foot mantle that draws one to the wood burning fire. An adjacent Family Room allows for a less formal gathering space or quiet place to read or escape. Eight foot double doors lead to a most elegant, formal Dining Room flooded with intricate crown molding and an eastern wall of 6 ft windows that flood the room with morning light. The Kitchen provides both charm and convenience with a Breakfast Area lit by 1 ft deep northern and western window sills, massive built-in wood cabinets, exposed beam, back door to driveway, and elevator and back stairway access. Ascend the formal stair, passing an extraordinary arched window, to a large parquet floor landing that leads to the deluxe Master Suite complete with a spacious walk-in closet, Master Bath with His and Her vanities, soaking tub, and sit-down shower, and separate entrances for each room so as to not disturb your sleeping partner. Three Bedrooms, one with En-Suite Bath and two with Jack and Jill Bath, a Laundry Room, and two small Maid's Rooms complete this level. On the third level, find Mrs. duPont's Ballroom. Mrs. duPont was known to bring private orchestras up to this level and host concerts or balls for friends and neighbors, but today it is purposed as a Billiard's and Recreation Room and it continues to enjoy balcony access over the portico which overlooks the entire property and surrounding valley. This floor is finished with a Bedroom with En-Suite Bath and a Storage Room. A landmark property full of rich history and Old World charm.

Location

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Details

Style
Colonial
Community Features
Elevator
Property Features
Exterior Lighting
Foundation
Stone
Interior Features
Hardwood Floors, Kitchen Island, Alarm System
Room List
Dining Area
Appliances
Cook-Top, Disposal, Dishwasher, Self-Cleaning Oven
Basement
Full Basement
Laundry
Upper Floor
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Ceiling Fan(s)
Heating
Forced Air, Radiator
Electrical Service
200-300Amps
Assessment : 744,300
Zoning Designation R1
Lattitude : 40.017357
Longitude : -75.287621
EveryHome Number : PAMC643454-00306
Listing Courtesy: Compass RE

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