Welcome to 726 John Barry Drive, a magnificent custom-designed home by Fred Bissinger and E.B. Mahoney, with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and 3 half baths. As you step through the double walnut front doors, you'll be greeted by the stunning French parquet walnut flooring of the two-story foyer, illuminated by an exquisite chandelier. The flooring continues into the formal dining room, which boasts intricate crown molding, wainscoting, floor-to-ceiling windows, and dazzling lighting fixtures. The kitchen, accessible from the dining room or foyer, features premier custom cabinets, limestone flooring, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, Wolf double ovens and warming drawer, Wolf 6 burner stove top, and a Kohler stainless steel sink with Franke instant hot and a Dornbracht designer spray faucet. The breakfast nook, with plenty of natural light and access to the backyard, completes the kitchen. The butler's pantry, with additional cabinetry and a washer/dryer, is adjacent to the kitchen. To the left of the foyer, you'll find the living room, complete with detailed crown molding and a natural gas fireplace with a Spanish limestone mantel. The main floor bar boasts a hammered brass sink, a Sub-Zero two-zone wine fridge, a separate Scotsman ice maker, and an additional small fridge. The secluded study/home office, located off the bar, features wood-paneled walls and a natural gas fireplace with an exquisitely carved wood and marble mantel. Make your way to the second floor via the main walnut stairs with a Stark rug. Each of the en-suite bedrooms is nicely sized, carpeted, and includes a full walk-in closet. The primary bathroom is simply fabulous, featuring floor-to-ceiling marble with radiant heat marble floor, radiant heat in the shower and under the bathtub, an Aktiva shower head, rain faucet, and handheld, Kallista by Barbara Barry polished nickel faucets and shower hardware with ivory handles, a Mirror Brot shaving mirror, two Robern medicine cabinets, a large Myson towel warmer, and in-wall control panels/TV. The finished basement is perfect for activities/sport court/gym with 10 ft. ceilings and a half bath, while the unfinished attic contains cedar closets suitable for storage. This home is equipped with an alarm system and an audio/visual full-house system with control in various rooms throughout the house, complete with high-end in-ceiling speakers in most rooms. The backyard/gardens, designed by Landscape Architect Chuck Gale, are perfect for entertaining and relaxing alike, complete with a Lynx professional outdoor grill barbecue and kitchen, and a saltwater pool/spa with flagstone coping. The exterior is brilliantly landscaped, featuring irrigation by Cloudburst, lighting by Vernon Daniel Associates, and an invisible fence for pets. The outside area is also equipped with a six-speaker sound system. Two piers topped with urns flank the entrance of the cobblestone-edged driveway. The 3-car garage provides ample room for 3 large cars and extra storage space. Over the garage is a framed, plumbed, and ready-for HVAC space with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2 walk-in closets, sized at 900 sq ft. This home is serviced by the award-winning Lower Merion School District and is conveniently located close to I-76, I-476, with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia.
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