This charming 1929 home will astound you with hidden stairways, passages and antique features throughout the home. Located on the secluded cul de sac of Edann Road in Glenside, Pennsylvania, this classic colonial home is situated on almost an acre of private retreat like grounds that were originally designed as a Bird Sanctuary. This signature property has newly refinished antique pegged hardwood floors throughout most of the home. The original design of the home has been meticulously maintained by the current owners. The first floor includes a main hall with a half bath and a main staircase. The living room with exposed beams offers views of the expansive backyard, a fireplace surrounded by custom built ins and leads to the attached poolside sunroom with a wood burning stove. The formal dining room is adjacent to both the kitchen and the quaint breakfast nook. In the kitchen you will find stainless appliances, granite counter tops, an antique service station and solid wood cabinets. The bi-level landing on the main staircase offers a sitting bench, as well as a small doorway that leads to the "hidden" staircase that takes you to the 3rd floor guest suite. This guest suite offers a bedroom with built ins, a walk in closet, a full bathroom with a cast iron claw foot tub and an additional storage area. The second floor includes a full bath, 2 bedrooms that share the second-floor sunroom or rec room overlooking the massive inground pool. In the primary bedroom, wonder in the beauty of the Antique Shepard Homelift elevator. The primary bedroom also boasts a large dressing room, a wardrobe closet, a walk in closet and additional closet space. The primary full bath finishes this bedroom suite and includes a new jacuzzi shower, this bathroom also hosts the "secret" passage way leading to an "Au Pair" suite. In this suite you will find a full bathroom with a European Soaking tub, a large hall closet, and the 5th bedroom with hardwood floors, built-ins and a private stair case that leads down to the kitchen. Other amenities of this property include a full basement with laundry, a workshop, and exit to the attached 2 car carport, a 2-car heated garage, a 65,000 gallon pool, a dog park, a basketball pad and grounds that are perfect for hosting any event or quiet private evenings. This home is also very close to the North Hills Country Club, regional rail service, and easy travel to Philadelphia, direct routes to Philadelphia airport via Septa and surrounding areas. The current owner was kind enough to provide a detailed history of the home, provided in the attachments. Included with the sale is the cannonball found near the grounds of the home by the current owner believed to be from the Revolutionary War (not presently located at the property). The original footprint of the home was expanded in 1960 as public records reflects. Available to view by appointment. This home comes with a ONE YEAR buyers Home Warranty. Make your appointment today!
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