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1543 Monk Rd, GLADWYNE, PA – $23,950,000

  • 11 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 14,467 Sqft
  • 67.7 Acres
  • 11 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 14,467 Sqft
  • 67.7 Acres

1543 Monk Rd

Situated on 67 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line~s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity for estate living or further development. 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 retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Square footage calculation is approximate for the main residence only.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #PAMC638856
  • Price$23,950,000
  • Bedrooms11
  • Bathrooms9.00
  • Full Baths8
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage14,467
  • Acres67.70
  • Year Built1930
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleManor
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1543 Monk Rd
  • AreaLower Merion Twp (10640)
  • SubdivisionNONE AVAILABLE
  • CityGLADWYNE
  • CountyMONTGOMERY-PA
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code19035

Amenities

  • ParkingDW - Circular, Private
  • # of Garages10
  • GaragesGarage Door Opener, Oversized
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolPool (In-Ground)

Amenities

Master Bath(s), Sprinkler System, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Additional Stairway, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railing, Double/Dual Staircase, Entry Lvl BR, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Shades/Blinds, Curved Staircase, Wine Storage, Stain/Lead Glass

Utilities

Fiber Optics Available, Cable TV Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, DSL Available

Interior

  • HeatingHot Water
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • Has BasementYes
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

Interior Features

Floor Plan-Open, Floor Plan-Traditional

Appliances

Built-In Range, Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Extra Refrg/Frz, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Wall, Oven/Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater, Commercial Range

Basement

Full, Outside Entrance, Partially Finished

Exterior

  • ExteriorStone
  • RoofTile

Exterior Features

BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding Apartment, Play Area, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Other, Patio, Terrace, Pool (In-Ground), Secure Storage, Decorative Fence, Fenced-Invisible, Split Rail Fence

Lot Description

Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Level, No thru street, Not In Development, Open, Partly Wooded, Lot Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, SideYard(s), Sloping, Stream/creek, Trees/Wooded, Pond, Vegetation Planting, Subdivision Possible, Secluded

School Information

  • DistrictLOWER MERION
  • ElementaryGLADWYNE
  • MiddleWELSH VALLEY
  • HighHARRITON SENIOR

Additional Information

  • Date ListedFebruary 26th, 2020
  • Days on Market133
  • ZoningRAA

Listing Details

  • Listing AgentLisa Yakulis
  • Listing Office Phone6102299011

Listing Office

Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

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Listing information last updated on July 7th, 2020 at 11:36pm CDT.