A rare opportunity with boundless possibilities to make this resplendent Victorian Home your own. This stately historic beauty, commissioned by Simmon Gratz for his granddaughter in 1887, is loaded with impressive appointments and handcrafted details throughout. Located at historic Hinkson's Corner in the acclaimed Wallingford - Swarthmore School District. As you first approach this splendid estate home, you are welcomed by an expansive, 3-sided, wrap around porch with screened-in area to enjoy al fresco dining and tranquil evenings. Welcome your family & guests at the grand front entrance into an impressive foyer with 9'+ coffered ceilings, hardwood floors, magnificent oak paneled staircase with hand-turned oak balustrade and stained glass landing. The foyer provides large, open approaches to the spacious, formal living and dining areas, each with Mercer tile fireplaces, 9'+ ceilings with deep crown molding, 8" base trim, hardwood floors and expansive windows. The first floor includes a spacious kitchen area with butlers alcove, large family room and full bath. Retreat to the second and third floors boasting 6 bedrooms, 2 with en suite baths. Third floor au pair or in-law suite with full kitchen, full bath, bedroom and additional nursery playroom/sitting area. 3-car garage and expansive utility garage and storage space. A gardener's dream - this home is affectionately referred to as the "Holly House" and was the home of acclaimed horticulturalist Dr. Kassab. Situated on 1.4 (apprx.) lush acres of mature and rare flora, including the renowned Kassab Holly, and includes a large Lord & Barton greenhouse and potting shed. A spectacular Victorian Beauty at historic Hinkson's Corner in the heart of Wallingford and just minutes from downtown Media with convenient access to major highways and public transportation. The adjacent vacant lot is available for sale for a total of 2.2 (apprx.) acres.
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