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SERENITY NOW...PARADISE found in BRYN MAWR! Own a UNIQUE retreat-like property on the MAIN LINE, PRIVATELY nestled on 9 PARK-LIKE ACRES with a spectacular 1/8 mile approach down a long winding driveway to a MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM BUILT 9000+ sq ft BRICK EUROPEAN MANOR HOME w/SEPARATE Stone GUEST HOUSE, POOL & PAVILION overlooking the SPRING FED POND & LUSH LANDSCAPE. If you are looking for elegance, sprawl & the feeling of being one with nature, this UNICORN is not to be missed. The SETTING IS PRIVATE, yet you remain CLOSE TO EVERYTHING - minutes to the center of Bryn Mawr(R-5 train to Center City Philadelphia, Fine Dining, Shopping/Boutiques, CVS, Mom's Organic Market, McDonalds, La Colombe, Bryn Mawr Theater +++) & 2 minutes to the famed MERION GOLF CLUB (home of the 2013 US OPEN). The stunning Main Residence offers 6/7 Bedrooms, 6 1/2 Baths & Traditional Floor plan offering a most flexible layout w/ CIRCULAR FLOW (no dead-end space) ideal for Grand-Scale Entertaining & Intimate Family Gatherings. Impressive 2 Story Entrance Foyer, formal powder room w/ Venetian plastered walls, custom Paneled Den, Large Step-Down Living Room w/ wood burning fp, extensive built-ins & 4 sets of French Doors to the rear terrace that runs the entire length of the house & connects to the Kitchen, Breakfast Room and Family Rooms overlooking the beautiful setting. The large Formal Dining Room overlooks the manicured gardens & flows seamlessly to the heart of the home -- the Chef's Kitchen w/custom Wood Mode Cabinetry, Granite Counters, Entertaining Island, Mahogany HW Floors & Professional Appliances, Breakfast & Family Room w/Wet Bar & Gas FP + easy access to Butlers Pantry w/ 2nd dishwasher, sink, overflow refrigerator, built-in desk, outfitted Mudroom, Sauna & Full Bath servicing the OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING AREA encompassing outdoor dining, exterior brick fireplace w/ built-in seating & Sylvan Heated Inground Pool (perfect for Dining Al Fresco, BBQ's & Parties!). The front-to-back entrance foyer accesses the second level via the elegant 2-Story Stair Tower enveloped by NATURAL SUNLIGHT w/ Windowed Landing accessing the Owners Suite w/ His & Her outfitted Walk-In Closets, Den/Library w/extensive built-ins & gas fp. The Bedroom w/ Tall Vaulted Ceilings & Walls of Windows on 3 Exposures overlooks the SERENE NATURAL LANDSCAPE. The SPA-LIKE LIMESTONE BATH offers His & Her Vanities, Deep Jetted Soaking Tub, Large Stall Shower & separate water room. There are 3 additional Large En-Suite Bedrooms, Full Laundry Room, Guest Room w/ Full Bath (acts as Jack & Jill to the Gym) & a HUGE UPSTAIRS FAMILY ROOM (could be bedroom #7 on this floor). The rear back stair is also built into a 2-story windowed tower and conveniently accesses the mudroom, kitchen & Finished Lower Level offering Movie Theater, Game Room, Wet Bar w/built-in dishwasher, refrigeration & entertaining island, Wine Cellar(currently used as a podcast studio) & large separate utility/storage room. The indoor-outdoor flow of this home is SEAMLESS as the rear terrace offers extensive seating & dining areas accessing the pool & fireplace w/ a beautiful approach via MANICURED GARDENS to the STONE 1760's (updated) GUEST HOUSE w/ 2 Dutch Doors opening to Large Ornate Living Room w/Exposed Beams, Bar & Pool Table flanked by 2 stone fireplaces + Eat-in Kitchen & guest powder room + 3 guest bedrooms, full bath & laundry. Picturesque grounds flow from the Main Residence & Guest House to a Stone Pavilion w/ Cedar Roof overlooking the Spring-Fed Pond -perfect for quiet reflection or extravagant affairs! 6 ZONE HVAC, Oversized 3 car garage, INCREDIBLE SETTING w/ ACRES OF OPEN SPACE, Specimen Plantings, Magnificent Hardscaping(flagstone terraces, Stone Walls & Pavilion), accent lighting: Pool, up-lit trees/landscape, electronic retractable cover for the pool & ABSOLUTE TURN-KEY MOVE IN CONDITION.This spectacular residence offers a RARE LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY to the most discerning buyer — DO NOT WAIT!