Set on a generous three-quarter acre lot, this restored and expanded circa 1895 arts and crafts-style manor home, ~Pamona Manor,~ offers classic charm and every modern comfort. Spacious rooms and elegant finishes meet historic details and period charm, all thoughtfully renovated for organized, easy living. The driveway is enormous and generous, with space enough to park 14 cars, lined with a stone wall and beautiful gardens surrounding. Huge formal center hall leads you into this amazing space. There are large covered porches on either end of the center hall for plenty of outdoor entertaining. Thirteen-foot ceilings, stunning chestnut woodwork, and beautiful hardwood floors with old-world style throughout the home. The spacious formal living room boasts a brick fireplace with gas log insert. Handsome wainscoting adorns the formal dining room flanked by pocket doors, with an additional brick fireplace with woodstove insert and has plenty of space for entertaining. The dining room adjoins the kitchen through an original butler~s pantry. The kitchen boasts a huge walk-in pantry, and a large island which comfortably seats eight. It has a fireplace behind the stove, which was uncovered during renovation. It leads to a very large laundry/utility room, with built-in closet, sink, counter, and plenty of cabinets. A large library completes the first floor space, with a window seat, two built-in desks, and wall-to wall built-in cabinets and bookshelves. The grounds include a huge 25x50 garden already with beds in place for endless possibilities.Upstairs, the spacious master bedroom has another beautiful brick fireplace, two closets, wainscoting, and leads to a very large bathroom, updated with a marble counter/cabinet combo for extra storage. The large center hall on the second floor was used as a children~s library for the current owners, with an adjoining sitting room with walk-in closet and built-in cabinets and drawers. Five additional bedrooms are on this floor and two additional full baths, with a back stairway to compliment the large, wide and spacious center hall stairwayThe third floor offers one more large bedroom and full bath. Two enormous rooms are on the third floor level, which had been used as children~s playroom and home office. This space is ideal for a person who wants to work from home or needs a large at-home business space. It includes a walk-in attic, as well as a pull-down fourth level attic, and has separate heating and air conditioning zones.The beautifully landscaped outdoor living space is ideally situated, just a short walk to the Wallingford train station to reach downtown Philadelphia in thirty minutes, or drive to Wilmington in that same half hour. The Philadelphia International Airport is just a fifteen minute drive away, and it is less than a mile to recently revitalized downtown Media.
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