Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434060234/IDXS -The longtime owner of more than 60 years has lovingly relinquishing this handsome, gracious stone colonial, solidly crafted by renowned local builder W. Percival Johnson to the next happy family lucky enough to take it to the next phase and call it home. Features include plaster walls, curved archways, deep sills, original oak hardwood floors, well-proportioned and generously sized rooms and a good arrangement and flow for easy living and comfortable entertaining. Aside from quality construction and a superb site near private Gardiner Park within well situated Deerhurst, 2 Lone Acre Road is in a neighborhood that will support any updates, modifications or additions a new owner might envision. Slate walkway, charming entry foyer with coat closet. Spacious living room w/wood burning fireplace, access to a private screened side porch and shortcut doorway to back hall and kitchen. Stately and elegant formal dining room with bay window and more deep sills. The bright, roomy kitchen has a breakfast area and cozy sweet screened porch perfect for befriending and watching the many colorful birds who've learned to feed and frolic there over the years. The kitchen opens to a warm family room with another wood burning fireplace and handsome mantle. Just around the corner from the kitchen is a walk in 6X4 pantry plus inside access to a garage with opener and remotes. Up a handsome staircase and along a charming landing and hall are 2 sunny bedrooms, a lovely hall bath with vintage tile, a cedar closet and a main suite 3rd bedroom with 2 closets, its own bath with shower and a 2nd floor open porch/deck for easy breezes at night, star watching or private sun bathing by day. Downstairs, the basement has been re-framed, remodeled and upgraded into spaces for a playroom and an office with new insulation, new walls, new click lock flooring, new recessed lights and new ceiling. Plus there is a new electric service entrance cable, new circuit breakers and box, new 200 amp service, new switches and outlets throughout the basement and new 220 volt service in addition to some new gfis throughout the house. New natural gas piping from utility box to furnace has been run through the ceiling instead of old piping along the floor. The washer and dryer are now on the main floor in the garage for convenience but there are upgraded attachments for them in a lower level laundry room that has been scraped and sealed. Abundant storage in many closets, basement, attic, garage. Deerhurst is less than 25 minutes to the Philadelphia Airport, a quick commute to offices and attractions in Wilmington, Amtrak, Septa and is in the midst of everything North.
Listing courtesy of Patterson-Schwartz-Brandywine.