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1343 Fording Brook Rd, Ambler, PA 19002
6 Beds
8 Baths
15,820 sqft

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Residing in prestigious Gwynedd Valley; this idyllic luxury estate is a lesson in extraordinary living. Nestled within a serene setting at the end of a private road, the 2.76 acres are enhanced by natural topography that has been handcrafted with bluestone terraces and professionally landscaped grounds to create exceptional outdoor living space. Masterful in design, the home is a field-stone masterpiece by highly acclaimed architect Michael H. Visich and built by Guidi. Stately and sophisticated, the over 12,000 square feet of living space is architecturally enhanced at every turn; evident in the fieldstone columns, solid mahogany entryway, Palladium windows, deep sill Pella casement windows, eight foot French doors with beveled glass, archways, seven fireplaces with raised panel surround, custom trim and rich hardwood floors. The grand scale of the foyer is complemented by the formal living and dining rooms each with a fireplace with marble hearth. Perfectly positioned, the octagon music room and handsome parlor with hand carved fireplace, extensive millwork and coffered ceiling - offer the grandest of entertaining. The gourmet kitchen with sun-drenched dining area is sure to please the most discerning of chef~s with custom cabinetry by Wakefield, granite countertops, Thermador six burner cooktop, Miele dishwasher, double oven by Profile, Subzero refrigerator, under-mount lighting, a massive center island, butlers pantry and wet bar with ice-maker and wine refrigerator. Adjacent to the kitchen, the captivating great room features a stone fireplace with custom mantle, coffered ceilings and casement windows with views of the rear grounds. The second and third levels are as equally impressive. Truly astonishing, the master suite features a marble fireplace, dressing and sitting rooms, dual walk-in closets, spa bath with limestone vanities and Juliet balcony with awe inspiring views of the rear grounds. An au pair suite and four generously sized en suite bedrooms also adorn the upstairs. Magnificent in purpose and size, the lower level features a theatre, custom bar, temperature controlled wine cellar, glass enclosed exercise room with mirrored walls, sauna and a Peter Pan playroom. Perched above the garage, the guest house offers comfort and privacy for your guests. Exceedingly private and exceptionally convenient to Philadelphia- a city steep in history, dining & theatre, Princeton and NYC; 1343 Fording Brook Road is the embodiment of Gwynedd Valley cultured elegance wrapped in modern luxury.
  • Price:
  • $2,780,000
  • Bedrooms:
  • 6
  • Full Baths:
  • 6
  • Half Baths:
  • 2
  • Square Footage:
  • 15,820
  • Acreage:
  • 2.76
  • Year Built:
  • 2003
  • Listing ID #:
  • PAMC614960
  • Street Address:
  • 1343 Fording Brook Rd
  • City:
  • Ambler
  • State:
  • Pennsylvania
  • Postal Code:
  • 19002
  • County:
  • Montgomery
  • Community:
  • Lower Gwynedd Twp (10639)
  • Subdivision:
  • Polo Club
  • Listing Status:
  • Active
4
out of 5

Shady Grove Elementary School
Public
K-5
625 students
12 student/
teacher
5
out of 5

Wissahickon Middle School
Public
6-8
1170 students
11 student/
teacher
5
out of 5

Wissahickon Senior High School
Public
9-12
1400 students
12 student/
teacher
  • Basement Square Footage:
  • 3053
  • Basement Type:
  • Full, Daylight, Full, Fully Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Sump Pump, Walkout Level, Windows
  • Builder:
  • Guildi
  • Builder Model:
  • Custom
  • Dwelling Type:
  • Detached
  • Ease Of Access:
  • Doors - Swing In, 2+ Access Exits
  • Finished Above Ground Square Footage:
  • 12767
  • Finished Basement Square Footage:
  • 3053
  • Finished Square Feet:
  • 15820
  • Fireplace:
  • Gas/Propane, Marble, Stone, Brickfirepl
  • Fireplace:
  • Yes
  • Has Basement:
  • Yes
  • Interior Features:
  • Additional Stairway, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Eat-In, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sauna, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-In Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
  • Percentage Of Basement Finished:
  • 95.00
  • Square Footage Source:
  • Assessor
  • Stories:
  • 3+
  • Style:
  • Colonial
  • Total Building Square Footage:
  • 15820
  • Windows:
  • Casement, Bay/Bow, Palladian, Skylights, Transom, Triple Pane
  • Year Built:
  • 2003
  • Year Built Source:
  • Assessor
  • Approximate Lot Size Range Source:
  • Assessor
  • Lot Square Footage:
  • 120226.00
  • Days On Market:
  • 143
  • Originating Mls:
  • Bright
  • Special Conditions Of Sale:
  • Standard
  • Street Type:
  • Road
  • Subdivision:
  • Polo Club
  • Tax Municipality:
  • Lower Gwynedd Twp
  • City Taxes:
  • 2662.00
  • County Taxes:
  • 7528.00
  • Price Per Square Foot:
  • 217.75
  • Property Taxes:
  • $54,612
  • Tax Year:
  • 2018
  • Full Bathrooms On Main Level:
  • 2.00
  • Full Bathrooms On Upper Level:
  • 6
  • Laundry:
  • Upper Floor
  • Room Description:
  • Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Game Room, Library, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Great Room, In-Law/Aupair/Suite, Laundry, Solarium, Media Room, Bedroom 6, Full Bath
  • Attached Garage Capacity:
  • 2
  • Detached Garage Capacity:
  • 3
  • Garage Capacity:
  • 5.00
  • Garage Description:
  • Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access
  • Has Garage:
  • Yes
  • Parking Type:
  • Attached Garage, Driveway, Detached Garage
  • Pool Description:
  • No Pool
  • Appliances:
  • Central Vacuum, Built-In Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Cooling Fuel:
  • Natural Gas
  • Cooling System:
  • Central A/C
  • Existing Water:
  • Public
  • Heating:
  • Zoned
  • Heating Fuel:
  • Natural Gas
  • Sewage Type:
  • Public Sewer
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The amounts for the Tax, Insurance, and HOA are estimates and not actual amounts.

Your Payment
$1,400/mo
  • Listing Provided By Coldwell Banker Hearthside
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