- Published: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 17:38
Picture: The exterior of the home and three-car garage are completely constructed of handmade Glen Gerry bricks.
Not far from West Chester, just north of Northbrook along the Brandywine past many beautiful horse farms, and across from the foundations of the old Glen Hall Covered Bridge, sits Chestnut Hollow Ln – a small and highly sought after executive community in Unionville Chadds-Ford School District.
Located at the end of the cul-de-sac sits 1810 Chestnut Hollow Ln, an exceptionally well constructed custom brick home set on 5.1 park-like acres just 10 minutes from West Chester in desirable Newlin Township, where over 50% of the land is protected open space.
The home boasts a number of high-end custom features: a Rutt kitchen with Viking appliances and 32 square feet of granite countertops; custom-made cabinets throughout the home; ¾ inch thick American walnut floors in the living and family rooms; a custom designed wooden medallion set into the oak foyer floor; a full sized butler’s pantry with floor to ceiling cabinets and extra refrigerators; a large mudroom, a mostly finished walk-out basement; an amazing French inspired master bath with marble throughout; plenty of storage space including a three-car garage and separate out-building; and a 24 x 47 foot pool and spa. This home has it all!
An exceptional home for entertaining with its large dining room and light-filled sunken living room, this home has seen sit down meals for 50 people and cocktail parties with 75 to 100 people. A magnificent wedding reception was held for 150 people on the attractively landscaped grounds.
Picture: The light-filled sunken living-room, can accommodate two full separate seating and conversation areas and, in addition, still has room for the baby grand piano.
The custom made Rutt kitchen of solid cherry 42 inch cabinets, not only has high-end appliances, such as an induction cooktop and Viking refrigerator, but a 4 foot by 8 foot granite countertop. In this eat-in kitchen area, there is a one-of-a-kind custom designed semi circle Glen Gerry brick wood burning fireplace which sets a romantic tone for winter dinners for six in front of this unique fireplace.
Just off the L-shaped kitchen is the three season octagonal sun room brings the lush plantings into the room whether in summer or in winter when snow is falling making the grounds look like a winter wonderland.
The family room – the perfect place to cozy down and relax alone with a book or for family movie nights – has 18 feet of custom made bookcases and cabinets and also a 3rd fireplace with a magnificent wooden mantle and surround with a laurel medallion above the mantle. As in the rest of the home, this room has French doors and oversized windows.
The highlight of the spacious master-suite with its plentiful closet space is the master bathroom, which can only be described as a Ritz Carlton luxury bathroom with its marble floors and walls, separate toilet area, walk-in doorless shower with rain and body shower jets and custom made French-style, floor to ceiling cabinets.
Picture: The generous sized master suite has French doors leading to a balcony overlooking the pool and the grounds which makes for a quiet place to watch the deer playing on the lawn in the morning while the owners enjoy a cup of coffee.
This home has a 50% finished walk out basement.
Paver sidewalks and patios surround the house and lead to a large lap pool and spa which is surrounded by lush plantings. The backyard is level and has plenty of room for summer games with the kids, BBQing with family and entertaining friends.
This truly magnificent home is situated in the award winning Unionville Chadds-Ford School District, which is ranked as one of the top 5 school districts in Pennsylvania and one of the top 30 school districts in the country.
The owners have lovingly cared for and constantly updated this home to make it the exquisite light-filled and happy home that has to be toured to truly appreciate all the luxury details that make this home so special.
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