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$1,249,000 For Sale

215 Laurel Lane
Haverford, PA 19041

7 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
4,080 sq ft; lot: 1.1 acres - MLS# PAMC610990
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~FernLedge~ served as the garden center for Frank Furness' masterpiece known as "Dolobran". Built in 1881, "Dolobran" was the country estate of Clement A. Griscom. It was designed by Furness in 1881 and altered by him in 1894. FernLedge was the idea of Griscom's childrenwho wanted Furness to design a summer house and suggested it be built on the stone footprint of Dolobran's greenhouse. With a magical terrace , pool and gazebo above, and a stone-walled flowering rose and iris garden path below, that blooms from spring through fall and connects the patio to the garden room just outside of the dining room~s French doors, this one-of-a-kind home sits back, secluded from the road; its charm evoking an English garden cottage with a setting that exudes the feel of living in the Cotswolds, with storybook garden views from every window and out every doorway.The setting affords the perfect privacy and is, in short, a true gardener's paradise; connected to nature and surrounded by beauty. Quiet yet very close to shopping and the Haverford Station. FernLedge is an oasis for the soul while close enough for you to handily enjoy the amenities of life on the Main Line and attractions of the city.One-floor living with three wings allows for a flexible lifestyle and a forever home where stages of life and work are easily accommodated by the ability to re-purpose rooms from nursery, bedrooms, to home office or studio etc., while the kitchen and dining room remain at the hub. Presently the home is arranged with a master suite in the north wing containing a raised bed chamber, master bath, office, sauna and laundry. With 5 exits that connect to the outdoors there is an easy flow that invites access to the garden rooms and terrace as well as outdoor dining and entertaining on the breakfast deck, patio and thru the double doors of the formal dining room


  • # of Attached Garage Spaces: 2
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 4,080
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer - Front Loading
  • Basement: Yes, Partial, Poured Concrete
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 4
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 4
  • Baths: 4
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 7
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Builder Model: Dolobran Greenhouse
  • Builder Name: Frank Furnace
  • Building Level Count: 1
  • Building Total SQFT: 4,080
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Frame, Masonry, Stone
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • County/Area: Montgomery County
  • Directions: Montgomery to Grays Ln to left on Laurel Ln home down long drive on right
  • Elementary School: Gladwyne
  • Entry Floor Number: 1
  • Exterior Features: Stone Retaining Walls
  • Fireplace: Yes, 3
  • Flooring Type: Ceramic Tile, Wood
  • Full Baths: 4
  • Garage: 2-Car, Yes, Basement Garage
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Radiant
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • High School: Harriton Senior
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Inclusions: Washer, Dryer
  • Interior Features: Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen -
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Lot Dimensions: 77.00 x 0.00
  • Lot Dimensions Source: Assessor
  • Lot Features: Backs to Trees, Flag, Interior, No Thru Street, Not In Development, Partly Wooded, Private, Rear Yar
  • Lot Size: 1.1000
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 48,100
  • Main Entrance Orientation: Northwest
  • Middle School: Welsh Valley
  • OtherStructuresList:Other Structures: Gazebo
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Deck(s)
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Pet Restrictions: Dogs OK, Cats OK
  • Pets Allowed Y/N: Yes
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Pool: In Ground, Yes - Personal
  • Pool or Spa: In Ground, Yes - Personal
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Road Surface Type: Black Top
  • Roof: Pitched, Shake
  • School District: Lower Merion
  • SchoolDistrictSource: 3rd Party
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Sq.Ft.: 4080
  • Stories: 1 Story
  • Story List: Main
  • Style: Converted Barn
  • Sub Type: Single Family Home
  • Subdivision: Available
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Available
  • Tax Annual Amount: 16885.0
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 4,080
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Below Grade SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT: 4,080
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 2
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway, Attached Garage
  • Utilities: Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Phone, Natural Gas Available
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Plaster Walls
  • Water Source: Public
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Zip Code: 19041
  • Zoning: R1
  • Zoning Description: 1101 Res: 1 Fam
  • View: Garden/Lawn, Trees/Woods
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