Longing for a delightful 5 bedroom, 3 & 1/2 bath home in the quaint historic village of Gladwyne located on one of the nicest streets in all of Lower Merion? Arguably, one of the best places to live in the country! This family friendly home is positioned on a cul-de-sac making it a safe place for beginner bike riders to try out their new legs. As you approach the house note the gently winding private driveway and the generously sized yard accented by colorful mature specimen plantings, featuring stone retaining walls throughout. Perfectly situated on the lot is a charming Mahoney built stone Cape Cod offering fantastic first floor living. Oodles of charm exist both inside and outside the home. How about morning coffee or wine in the evening protected from the elements on the lovely covered back porch just off the dining room? Or, just off the kitchen, enjoy a generously-sized paver patio with wrap around knee height wall for outdoor dining and entertaining? You will feel like you are on vacation! There is plenty of room for a play set, pool or garden in the amply sized backyard which has access to the finished walk-in lower level with powder room. Inside the home are five well-proportioned bedrooms, one of which is currently being used for a den. If you prefer you could merge two of the main floor bedrooms to create an extra- large master suite. The existing main floor master bedroom has a private updated bath with a walk-in shower and ample closet space. An updated hall bathroom with preserved original tile and tub/shower combo services the other first floor bedrooms. The first floor includes a generously sized DR and a classic LR with fireplace for snuggling on chilly nights. The sunny kitchen has a tiered granite peninsula that seats six, stainless steel appliances, gas cooking and custom made maple cabinetry for ample storage. The second floor has two large bedrooms, a full updated bathroom and a wall of closets in the hallway plus additional attic room storage. The finished above grade walkout lower level playroom with powder room and additional storage rounds out your 3700 square feet of usable indoor space. Other features include hardwood floors throughout (some under carpet), an oversized 2 car garage and a completely fenced yard for privacy. In the award-winning Lower Merion School District with close driving proximity to Center City, Conshohocken, Radnor and all of the Main Line. Gladwyne is also home to the Gladwyne Montessori and the Wetherill Pre-School. Some of the noted nearby private schools include- Barrack Hebrew Academy, Shipley School, Baldwin School and Haverford School. Gladwyne was one of the first towns to preserve open space for its residents to enjoy. Walk to the quaint village center of Gladwyne or bike on the many beautiful streets nearby. Noted popular community areas include Gladwyne Park with tennis courts, "Richie Ashburn'' Baseball Field, Bridlewild Trail, Rolling Hill Park, a 102- acre park on Mill Creek, 47 acre Idlewild Farm and Saunders Woods, a sanctuary for wildlife. The Henry Foundation Botanical Garden, Woodmont, the Gladwyne Civic Association, the Stony Lane Swim Club, the Lower Merion Historical Society and the Gladwyne Free Library are all nearby. 1611 Sweet Briar is not only a wonderful home but a fantastic lifestyle! Virtually walk through 1611 Sweet Briar Rd by clicking on the Matterport 3D Virtual Tour!
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Executive Realty.