827 LAFAYETTE RD $1,900,000



    SOLD 10/27/2022


    • 5 Beds
    • 8 Baths
    • 6,680 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC2046708
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    Property Details


    PRIME NORTHSIDE BRYN MAWR LOCATION-Lower Merion Township! Own this estate home with dramatic stone exterior and circle drive on PRIVATE, CUL-DE-SAC SETTING! Offering over an estimated 10,000 square feet of living space on 1.47 acres, there are 5 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, interior millwork, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, 4 fireplaces, and a 4-CAR GARAGE. All of the above contribute to the grandeur of this spectacular home. The stately circular drive and surrounding landscaping invites owners' home to a PRIVATE RESORT-LIKE SETTING. As you enter the huge foyer, you are greeted by sunlight from floor to ceiling Palladian windows, marbled tile floor, fluted pillars, an elegantly curved wooden staircase, along with a wet bar, perfect for entertaining! This home features hardwood floors with French sliding doors flowing into the family and dining room areas. The classic formal living room features a natural gas fireplace and crown moldings. The large adjacent family room features 20-foot ceilings and a SPECTACULAR MARBLE FLOOR-TO-CEILING FIREPLACE. The kitchen and family room have deck entrances that are perfect for relaxing evenings. Just off the kitchen and family room is a light-filled sunroom with vaulted ceiling for afternoon tea with beautiful views to enjoy the surrounding landscape. Tucked away in the back corner of the floor plan is the 1ST FLOOR OFFICE/LIBRARY (that may also serve as a 1st floor bedroom) with adjacent full bathroom, offering French door access to a deck & porch. The eat-in kitchen features a trayed ceiling, granite countertops and island. There are two refrigerators (+2 xtra in the garage), gas cooking, double ovens and white cabinetry. The next owner can make this space their own. Adjacent to the kitchen is a mudroom with built-in storage with a CONVENIENT BACK STAIRCASE TO THE SECOND LEVEL. Up to the second floor is an elegant UPSTAIRS FAMILY ROOM with wood floor and marble fireplace, along with an elegant master suite with a large, comfortable sitting area, fireplace and master bath suite with multiple sinks, a soaking tub and newly renovated stall shower, walk-in closets, and a large private dressing area. Walk across the overlooking bridge to four additional very large ensuite bedrooms, all with full bathrooms, a convenient upstairs LAUNDRY ROOM and a HUGE WALK-UP ATTIC! More family entertaining options can be offered by using the curved staircase from the foyer leading down to a finished 3000 sf walk-out garden level with new vinyl floor, carpet, a full bath, exercise room and storage/flex space. This home features a BRAND NEW 3-zone HVAC system, with 2019 RENOVATIONS that included REPLACEMENT ROOF/GUTTERS, STUCCO REMOVAL, NEW EXTERIOR STONE, SIDING, AND WINDOWS. Also features a backup generator! Located on one of Northside Bryn Mawr's most desirable streets just minutes away from the Septa train, some of the best renowned public (just over ½ mile from Harriton H.S.) and private schools, beautiful parks, restaurants, and shops.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • Historic Y/N N
      • Hoa Y/N N
      • Municipality LOWER MERION TWP
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pets Allowed Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount $39,083
      • Tax Year 2021
      • View Trees/Woods
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1995
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
      • Basement Type Daylight, Full, Windows, Walkout Level, Sump Pump, Side Entrance
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Exterior Features Water Fountains, Flood Lights
      • Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Marble
      • Fireplaces Count 4
      • Flooring Type Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Marble
      • Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
      • Garage Spaces Count 4.00
      • Garage Type Garage - Side Entry,Garage Door Opener,Additional Storage Area,Inside Access
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Central, Forced Air
      • Interior Features Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Wainscotting, Wet/Dry Bar, WhirlPool/HotTub, Wood Floors
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Colonial
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 4
      • Total Living Area 9683
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
      • Bathrooms 8
      • Bedrooms 5
      • Full Bathrooms 7
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Lot Features Backs to Trees
      • Lot Size Acres 1.47
      • Outdoor Living Structures Deck(s)
    • Schools
      • Elementary School GLADWYNE
      • High School HARRITON SENIOR
      • Middle Or Junior School BLACK ROCK
      • School District LOWER MERION


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        Property History

        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,350,000 23.68%
        10/27/2022 3:00:00 AM Sold Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $1,900,000 -11.63%
        8/26/2022 12:56:11 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: PENDING
        8/19/2022 8:26:26 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,150,000 -13.83%
        7/28/2022 12:11:12 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE
        7/24/2022 7:25:42 AM Price Increased Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,495,000
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