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Stately Farmhouse c. 1790

638 Conestoga Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312, USA
$698,000

Description

Welcome to 638 W Conestoga, home to centuries of rich Chester County history, now ready to add to its history with new owners. This c. 1790 stately Farmhouse sits on nearly an acre with a long drive, shady trees, and welcoming front porch. Before you step inside notice some of the details – beveled glass door with the arched window above, the classic front porch swing, the woodwork around the windows and door, and just envision yourself owning this piece of history. Step in and notice the gracious and welcoming front entry with the extensive millwork that is in every direction, the arched doorway, the wood planked stairs and rail, the original plank door , and parquet hardwood floors. To your left through the beautiful arched doorway sits the formal living room with built in shelving, deep pocketed windows and beautifully crafted woodwork. To the right of the main entry are charming French doors that take you into the cozy Living Room. Here light billows in from both directions through large 6×6 windows and the electric fireplace creates a warm and cozy atmosphere to enjoy life at home. Just off the living room or center hall is the Kitchen. The kitchen is the heart of the home and offers a delicate mingling of modern amenities and period-appropriate trimmings. Here you will find custom maple cabinets, granite counters, beadboard backsplash, a five burner stainless stove and a deep stainless under-mounted sink that looks out over the backyard through three large windows. Gather around for meals on the seated peninsula breakfast bar or at the eat in table area with a window seat. Beyond the kitchen is the mudroom, containing pegs for coats, a bench that opens for storage that exits onto a beautiful and private landscaped oasis. A conveniently located and appropriately appointed office space is just off the kitchen. Outside on the blue slate patio,enjoy your morning coffee, grill out or just let life slow you down for awhile in the hot tub as you enjoy nature. The Dining Room is the perfect place for entertaining guests. Here you will find an extra large hearth, flanked by 2 built in cabinets, another built in cabinet provides storage. Hand hewn beams on the ceiling and beautiful hardwood floors below complete this interesting room. Upstairs when it is time to retreat, there are three bedrooms including a Master Bedroom Suite. The Master Bedroom Suite features large built in closets and and a Master Bath. The bright and airy Master Bath is like an escape all of its own. Here again modern amenities like the glass enclosed shower with rain head, are combined with era appropriate touches like the clawfoot tub. Three secondary bedrooms both nicely sized with ample closet space, and ornamental fireplaces, are complemented by a hall bath. The hall bath is completely updated but offers a touch of history with the era-indicative tile. The third floor offers a light filled room that can be play room, reading room or yoga space plus 2 more rooms; 1 currently used as a bedroom and another as a storage room. The recently updated bath on this level includes new fixtures and flooring and a wonderful soaking tub under a new dormer. A loft was added over the two story garage and makes a perfect place for a private office, kids space, gym or studio. Walk to award winning T/E schools and the train station not to mention availing yourself of all the eateries and conveniences that downtown Berwyn has to offer. This home has been carefully and thoughtfully renovated to preserve all the charm and character one would expect from a home built in the late 1700’s. Make your appointment and see for yourself first hand all that 638 W Conestoga has to offer!

Detail

  • Property ID
    189124
  • 4
    Bedrooms
  • 4
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    3300 sqft
  • Lot Size
    0.99 acres
  • Colonial
    Style
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    Year Built
    1790

Updated on October 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

Address

  • Address: 638 Conestoga Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312, USA
  • City: Berwyn
  • State/county: Pennsylvania
  • Zip/Postal Code: 19312
  • Country: United States

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