1543 MONK ROAD Unit: 1 AND #2 (HOMESITES)

GLADWYNE, PA, 19035

$10,950,000

$756 per ft²
$10,950,000
$756 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
22 Beds
baths
10 Baths
carpenters-square
14,467 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1930
Situated on 32.1 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity to experience estate living at its historic finest, with 21st century amenities. The main residence and its dependencies are in excellent condition, having been magnificently maintained by the present owners. The property is notable for its world-class architecture and its very private, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned for more than 50 years by the Dorrance family of Campbell s Soup Company. Enter Linden Hill s very secluded grounds and travel past fenced pastures and stone outbuildings reminiscent of the quaintest of French villages. An initial courtyard formed by turreted caretaker s quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional staff houses leads to the crest of a hill. Soon, at the end of a narrow walled lane, the magnificent manor house and cour d'honneur reveals itself, a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Pass through the courtyard entry where brick chimney stacks on guest houses cleverly frame the main house, and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with complete respect for its origins, yet offering every modern amenity. Its grand-scale formal rooms offer elegant and easy, expansive or intimate entertaining spaces. Private quarters are equally inviting with family living quarters that accommodate guests for short-term or extended stays. Beyond the main house are two pools, a pool house, tennis court and a beautiful aviary, all set within absolutely stunning gardens and grounds. As a picturesque legacy property that can also serve as a family or corporate retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Square footage calculation is approximate for the main residence only. This listing includes one guest house with 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms off of the main courtyard, a 10-car garage/ barn, 2 charming upper courtyard guest houses, a multi-stall horse barn and woodworking shop. Easy access to miles of surrounding riding trails, center city Philadelphia, trains, renowned schools, shopping and Philadelphia International Airport. A rare treasure! *PUBLIC SEWER NOW AVAILABLE*
MLS® ID:
PAMC2029232
Updated:
10/4/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Built-In Range, Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Total Bedrooms
22
Full Bathrooms
8
Half Bathrooms
2
Interior Features
Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Sprinkler System, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Additional Stairway, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Curved Staircase, Double/Dual Staircase, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stain/Lead Glass, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wine Storage, Window Treatments, Attic, 2 nd Kitchen, Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Spiral Staircase, Studio, Tub Shower, Wood Floors, Other
Floor Description
Marble, Carpet, Stone, Tile/Brick, Wood
Fireplace
Mantel(s), Marble, Stone, Wood, Gas/Propane
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Hot Water

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
32.1 acres lot
Exterior Features
BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Other, Gutter System, Patio(s), Terrace, Above Grade, Below Grade
Architectural Style
Manor, Normandy
Lot Details
Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Level, No Thru Street, Not In Development, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Secluded, Side Yard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek, Subdivision Possible, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
Roof
Tile
Sewer
On Site Septic, Public Sewer

School Information

School District
LOWER MERION
High School
HARRITON SENIOR
Middle/Jr High
WELSH VALLEY
Elementary School
GLADWYNE

Other Property Details

Area Name
Lower Merion Twp (10640)
Taxes
$115058.00
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
10
Parking
Circular Driveway, Private, Crushed Stone, Lighted Parking
Parking Total
30.0
View
Y
County
MONTGOMERY
Utilities
Cable TV Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Electric Available, Multiple Phone Lines, Phone Connected, Under Ground, Water Available
Water Source
Public
Pool
No
Pool Description
In Ground
Zoning
RESIDENTIAL

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