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$16,500,000
8 Beds
7, 3 half Baths
SqFt
50.50 Acre Lot
2,199,780 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Single Family Residence
Year Built 1930
Neighborhood None Available
Days on Website 63

Property Map

$16,500,000 – 1543 Monk Road Unit #, Gladwyne, PA 19035

Street View

Courtesy of Lisa Yakulis, Kurfiss Sotheby’s Int’l Realty-Bryn Mawr.

Description

Please see the attached video to view this incredible property! Linden Hill is a legendary estate property notable for its world-class architecture and its 50-acre, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned for more than 50 years by the Dorrance family of Campbell’s Soup Company. Enter Linden Hill’s very private grounds and travel past fenced pastures and stone outbuildings reminiscent of the quaintest of French villages. An initial courtyard formed by turreted caretaker’s quarters, a 10-car garage, stables and additional staff houses leads to the crest of a hill. Soon, at the end of a narrow walled lane, the magnificent manor house reveals itself, a majestic example of French Normandy-inspired design of breathtaking scale and symmetry. Pass through the courtyard entry where brick chimney stacks on guest houses cleverly frame the main house, and behold a truly historic mansion, beautifully maintained with complete respect for its origins, yet offering every modern amenity. Its grand-scale formal rooms offer elegant and easy, expansive or intimate entertaining spaces. Private quarters are equally inviting with family living quarters that accommodate guests for short-term or extended stays. Beyond the main house are two pools, a pool house, tennis court and a beautiful aviary, all set within absolutely stunning gardens and grounds. As a legacy property that can also serve as a family retreat, look no farther than the timeless and spectacular Linden Hill. Taxes are based on 67.70 Acres.

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator

Basement

  • Full
  • Outside Entrance

Bathrooms

  • 5 bathrooms on main level
  • 7 full bathrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms on main level
  • 3 half bathrooms
  • 3 half bathrooms on main level

Bedrooms

  • 8 bedrooms

House

  • 14,467 sqft above grade (finished)
  • Built in 1930
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Cathedral Ceilings,9’+ Ceilings
  • Two levels
  • Colonial
  • Stucco
  • Brick
  • Stone

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Cooling
  • Central A/C

Exterior Features

  • Tennis Court(s)

Floors

  • Wood
  • Tile/Brick
  • Stone
  • Marble

Water

  • Water Oriented

Heating

  • Natural Gas
  • Gas
  • Hot Water

Home Owner’s Association

  • Condo/Coop Association

Interior Features

  • Master Bath(s)
  • Kitchen – Island
  • Sprinkler System
  • Kitchen – Eat-In

Laundry

  • Main Floor

Listing

  • 941 days on market
  • New Construction
  • Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Vacation Rental

Location

  • County: Montgomery
  • Location Type: Pond
  • MLS Area: Lower Merion Twp (10640)
  • Subdivision: None Available

Lot

  • 2,949,012 sqft
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 2321
  • 50.5 acres

Parking

  • 3+ Car Parking
  • Detached
  • Garage

Pool

  • Access To Pool
  • In Ground
  • In Ground

Property

  • Other Structures: Above Grade,2nd House,Barn/Farm Building

Roof

  • Shingle

Schools

  • School District: LOWER MERION

Sewer

  • On Site Septic

Taxes

  • Tax Annual Amount: $105,782
  • Tax Year: 2017

Utilities

  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Cable TV

Windows

  • Energy Efficient
  • Replacement

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