Welcome to 'Rockwood', a one-of-a-kind estate in the heart of Devon's most prestigious neighborhood. Originally built around 1900, this home was once the former Booth School and Carriage home now combined as one of the main line's unique estate homes. Featuring 6 beds and 5 full baths with over 6600 sq. ft of interior living space, an attached 3 car garage, and in-ground pool. The 1.4 acre property is located on one of the highest points in Devon which provides sweeping views and seclusion surrounded by the beauty of English landscaped gardens, manicured grounds and iconic barrier privet hedge that transcends all the properties on this exclusive block in Easttown. Walk up to the front door and admire natural gas lite lanterns giving the glow of yesterday's stately luxury. Inside there is a welcoming center foyer hallway with staircase and large coat closet, beyond is a first floor office/study. The living room is grand with 11' soaring ceilings, crown moldings, 9' tall double-pained windows, fireplace with fruitwood mantle and timeless tiger maple wood floors overlooking the lush front and rear landscape. The dining room features custom built-ins with room to throw lavish dinner parties for 15-20 guests providing an unforgettable dining experience. The gourmet kitchen is bright and sunny with granite countertops, double in wall ovens, Wolf gas cooktop and island workstation. The kitchen is open to a breakfast room with fireplace and hallway spilling into the rear yard and back patio. Beyond is the second family room with built-in bookshelves, a wet bar and cabinetry for refreshments & cocktails after a long day. The family room is completed with another fireplace and mantle with gleaming hardwood flooring and beveled glass featuring all day natural light. From this area find the main bedroom suite features a bright sunroom, large sitting area which overlooks a private garden with private outside door. This primary bedroom suite also features a solarium facing the front on the house with bluestone patio area and stone wall overlooking the pool. The primary suite includes double walk-in closets, an oversized bathroom with double vanity, separate tub & shower. This wing of the home also features another large private bedroom with full hall bath. Back at the main foyer go up the staircase to find three more bedrooms with two full baths (one en-suite bathroom) a playroom, cedar closet and enormous storage attic. The Private Guest House/Apt. offers an outside separate entry and features a Living Room, Full Kitchen/Dining area, 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom with hardwood floors and architectural features throughout, includes a rear second floor deck with large Dutch-door off kitchen, perfect for In-Laws, an Au Pair or 'legal' apartment rental at $2,200 per month income. Updates include, a newer lifetime Slate-Line dimensional asphalt roof with copper accents, new ornamental half round gutters, LED landscape lighting, Haddonstone architectural features, Walpole lighting, updated high efficiency natural gas hot water heaters, septic system installed in 2007, updated boiler in 2016 and regularly serviced HVAC systems. This superior location is within a short walk to the Devon train station, Devon yards, Devon Horse Show grounds, Whole Foods, shopping, restaurants, the Radnor Walking Trail and part of the coveted TE Schools.
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|11/11/2021 10:41:09 AM||New Value: $1,299,000|
|10/26/2021 9:41:00 AM||New Value: $1,375,000|
|10/12/2021 12:11:19 AM||New Value: ACTIVE|
|10/10/2021 12:12:00 PM||New Value: $1,425,000|