Charm abounds in this beautifully maintained, move-in ready traditional 3-story Wayne colonial that seamlessly blends old & new. Much thought & effort has gone into adding newer features & upgrades without disturbing original 1920s character.A solid slate walkway accented by a stacked stone front garden leads to a portico & front door w/ glass paned sidelights. The hand laid retaining wall wraps around the house & leads to a large recently installed backyard slate patio. Inside you will notice newer gleaming hardwood floors throughout the main level & 2nd floor. The large living room offers a fireplace highlighted by decorative wood mantel & slate hearth. Deep window sills are an elegant older home favorite feature. No old window hassle, all first & second floor windows have been replaced. A special feature of the living room is a rediscovered, once hidden, twelve pane transom window. Original French doors lead to a more intimate space that current owners used as a toy/play room. It can be an office, reading or music room. The elegant dining room has white picture frame wainscoting & large bay window. Wonderful dinners can be served from the delightful kitchen w/ white cabinets & black granite countertops. Stainless-steel stove/oven, dishwasher and refrigerator were all purchased in 2018. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large flexible room which current owners used a a family room. It has sliding glass doors leading to the patio and flat half acre yard not often found in downtown Wayne, where you can kick a soccer ball, run the bases or play badminton! Full length fences run down the side yards with a natural hedge fence along the back. After play, drop off soiled clothes in the mudroom for washing in the newer full-size stacked washer dryer. The mudroom has a storage bench w/ hooks on a coat rack & fully outfitted closet. A quaint powder room & pantry closet complete the first floor.Five bedrooms & three full baths on the 2nd and 3rd floor provide options. The bright & spacious second floor landing gives way to the master bedroom with closets & new master bathroom w/ white subway tile, glass enclosed shower & Carrara marble topped vanity. A large hall bathroom with shower tub combination and a wall of mirrors is perfect for rinsing off a brood. Two large hall closets provide plenty of space for towels & linens. The 3rd floor is newly carpeted w/ separate en suite bed & bath. There is additional open space on the 3rd floor for study area, sitting room, small office or au pair. The 3rd floor has its own heat zone and the 2nd floor has two heat zones. The 2nd and 3rd floor share one A/C zone. The first floor has its own heat and A/C zone. Comfort levels for all!Additional upgrades include new doors & hardware. All knob & tube removed & new wiring. New hot water heater & all new copper plumbing in basement and wherever exposed walls allowed access. Bulky radiators were removed & replaced with sleek, low-profile Runtal radiators allowing for easier furniture placement. Newer HVAC includes a new boiler, 2 air handlers, radiators & new ductwork. In addition, Cat5e was hardwired to most of the rooms. This special home with 2 car detached garage & ample driveway parking is located in much loved South Wayne. Walkable to the Paoli Thorndale train line to the city and the quaint town with excellent restaurants (Paramour-Wayne Hotel), shops, activities, and its own cinema is the reason Wayne is always voted one of the best places to live in the country! Close to highly rated Radnor Middle School and High School. The Chanticleer Garden, Downtown Wayne Historic District, North Wayne Historic District, Pennsylvania Railroad Station at Wayne, South Wayne Historic District and Wayne Hotel are all located on the National Register of Historic Places. Providing not only an excellent home but an excellent lifestyle.
As you enter Limehouse Rd into the cul-de-sac you will love the bucolic setting and the home’s excellent curb appeal. Step inside this center hall colonial and appreciate the natural light from the morning sun streaming through its living room picture window. The thoughtfully-designed floor plan makes for easy living. A custom fireplace with marble surround and crown molding highlights the large formal living room. The dining room has crown molding, chair rail and built-in china cabinet. The family room opposite the living room has a cozy brick raised hearth fireplace with wooden mantle to take the chill out of any cold winter night. You will love having a large kitchen that spans across almost the entire back of the home. You can delight in looking out into your large brick patio and gorgeous back yard through the windowed doors of the kitchen dining area. Finishing off the first floor is a Laundry- Mud Room with utility sink and a powder room with pedestal sink. Upstairs, the master bedroom with large and long walk in closet, has a brand new en suite master bath.
The second level boasts three additional amply sized bedrooms all with large closets and a hall bath. Located in the center of the upstairs is a surprisingly large hall closet making off season clothes storing a breeze. A finished walk out lower level is comprised of a media room, wet bar, 2nd powder room and an office. The flexible nature of the lower level allows for multitude of uses – a children’s play area, an exercise room or a work from home office space. The current owners have meticulously maintained the home’s systems. The location is primo just minutes away from the acclaimed Town of Wayne! Located conveniently close to shopping (King of Prussia Mall) with short drive access to major highways (76, PA Turnpike and Rte. 202) yet still in a walkable to Bob White Park neighborhood this great Chester County home should be on your must see very soon list!
How would it feel to be living like you are on vacation everyday? Have you dreamed of being on a private almost two-acre lot that is still minutes to the great dining and shopping in Wayne and King of Prussia?? Welcome to this stunningly renovated home that could be an HGTV star! Move right in and start the relaxation impulses flowing. There is nothing left for you to do.
There are over $250,000 in terrific renovations and technology updates. Let?s begin with the Hardy Board siding and enhanced insulation on the outside of the home plus the all new energy efficient windows and energy efficient central air. Extensive landscaping has been done including bringing in tons of earth & the removal of 18 trees to create a beautiful back yard with a Bentgrass putting surface and practice bunker. Rain Leaders have been buried underground. There is a new shed with lighting and power to house those golf clubs and back yard games when not in use.
Grill on your new deck that spans the back of the house your outdoor kitchen with natural gas line, built in seating, a fire pit and soft lighting creating a romantic outdoor paradise. Relax on the covered lower patio just steps outside the lower level recreation room where you can gather with friends and family. The lower level boasts a stacked stone fireplace, a full bar and an exercise room. A newly expanded driveway and paver steps add ease of access to the gently downward slope of the lot. The garage is as clean and as finished as the rest of the home with a commercial epoxied floor and finished painted walls with smart phone controlled garage doors and window shades.
Not to be overlooked is the fabulous Master Suite with elegant newer bath with a HUGE Shower and hi tech whirlpool tub. The master includes a generously sized walk in closet.
This home has a great layout and flows perfectly for both entertaining and active family living inside and out. Natural splendor.. There are loads of windows offering plenty of natural light. The home is conveniently located with easy access to parks and bike trails, the airport, great shopping and dining.