1563 Lafayette Road

Gladwyne, PA
$ 3,195,000 Beds 4 Baths 4.5 Sq 7,358 Virtual Tour
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This completely renovated modern home on nearly 6 acres is one of the most exceptional contemporary residences on the Main Line, offering breathtaking views from every angle. Upon entering the custom glass and steel doors you are immediately bathed in light and comfort. The vaulted sky-lit foyer introduces a refined, airy interior, where voluminous spaces immerse you in natural light and nature. From the dramatic 2 1/2 story foyer to the outside wrap around deck, one stunning and inviting area leads to the next. Off of the foyer is the spacious family room with 30 feet of Nanawall bi-fold doors allowing for seamless indoor/outdoor living. With the push of a button, hidden TV’s are lifted from the floor or drop down from the ceiling allowing for peace and tranquillity when not in use. The noteworthy high-end Gaggenau chef's kitchen is equipped with steam and convection ovens, wine fridge, and built-in fridge and freezer. The imported Italian cabinets blend textures and natural materials which work together to create a look reminiscent of a modern resort. Housed in the oversized marble island are flush gas and induction cooktops, a teppan yaki, and a unique downdraft system. Off of the kitchen is a large wine closet for the most discerning wine and cocktail connoisseurs. Situated privately on the 2nd level is the luxurious primary retreat with bedroom and sitting area, custom 8 foot sink with picture window and slidable mirror, as well as spa bath complete with custom walk-in closets. Off of one of the custom closest's is a safe room/vault. The primary wing overlooks the picturesque grounds. Completing this level are 3 spacious bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms equipped with toto toilets, electric mirrors and custom walk-in closets. Overlooking 2 of the rooms is a 3rd floor stylish loft library accessed by spiral staircases with vaulted ceilings. The lavish lower level is truly an oasis with a full gym and spa, radiant heated floors, large infrared sauna, oversized custom tub with heated bed, and a massive steam shower equipped with multiple shower heads and body sprays. The entire house has smart integration features and security system. You can control your lighting, music, cameras, locks, climate, scenes, and more—all from your wall with the brilliant control panels throughout, with built-in voice, camera, motion sensor, and intercom. On the East is the pantry, laundry room, bar/game room, and the contemporary media room. Entrance to the oversized 3 car garage is available in this area. The winding driveway has be re-paved, with an abundance of mature trees including cherry blossoms and Japanese maples. Low exterior upkeep with Hardie Board siding and composite decking. Extensive new landscaping and a whole house generator complete this private oasis. This Gladwyne location is near all amenities, major transportation routes and award-winning Lower Merion Schools. Masterfully designed, with extraordinary architectural details, this is truly an outstanding residence and can be offered fully furnished with hand selected vintage and custom modern furniture. Just bring your artwork!

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 3,195,000
  • Lot Size
  • 5.88 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 7,358
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 4
  • Year Built
  • 1983
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Gladwyne
  • Taxes
  • $ 21534
  • County
  • Style
  • Contemporary
  • Area
  • Lower Merion Twp
  • MLS#
  • PAMC688644
  • Zip
  • 19035
Listing Provided by: Real Broker, LLC
Data Source: Bright MLS



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility 32 + wide Doors, >84 Garage Door, Accessible Switches/Outlets, Doors - Lever Handle(s), Level Entry - Main, Wheelchair Height Mailbox
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Cooktop, Cooktop - Down Draft, Dishwasher, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Dryer - Electric, Dual Flush Toilets, Energy Efficient Appliances, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer
Architectural Style Contemporary
Association Y/N No
Basement Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 37
Electric Circuit Breakers, Generator, Underground, Fuses
Elementary School GLADWYNE
Energy Efficient Appliances, Fireplace/Wood Stove, Flooring, HVAC, Lighting
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Gutter System, Sidewalks, Other
Flooring Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Heated, Raised, Stone, Tile/Brick, Wood
Garage Spaces 3.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Green Sustainability Reclaimed Wood
Heating Forced Air, Central, Radiant, Wood Burn Stove, Programmable Thermostat
High School District LOWER MERION
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Efficiency
Levels 3.5
Location Type Creek/Stream
MLS Area Lower Merion Twp (10640)
Middle/Junior High School WELSH VALLEY
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Circular Driveway, Lighted Parking, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Secure Parking, Under Home Parking, Asphalt Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Enclosed, Patio(s), Roof, Wrap Around
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 607.65
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Composite
Security Features 24 hour security, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Electric Alarm, Exterior Cameras, Intercom, Main Entrance Lock, Monitored, Motion Detectors, Security System, Smoke Detector, Surveillance Sys
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name GLADWYNE
Tax Annual Amount 21534.0
Tax Lot 294
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 20
Utilities Phone, Phone Available, Under Ground, Water Available, Cable TV, Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Multiple Phone Lines, Natural Gas Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Park/Greenbelt, Trees/Woods, Valley, Mountain, Panoramic, Pasture, Scenic Vista
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 5258
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Finished Area 2100
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Features Brick, Double Sided, Mantel(s), Wood, Stone
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water 60+ Gallon Tank, Natural Gas
Laundry Type Main Floor, Washer In Unit, Dryer In Unit, Has Laundry, Hookup
Living Area 7358
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Casement, Energy Efficient, Insulated, Low-E, Replacement, Skylights, Sliding, Screens, Wood Frame, Atrium

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 3
Door Features Double Entry, French, Sliding Glass, Insulated, Atrium
Foundation Details Block, Permanent, Slab
Garage Features Basement Garage, Built In, Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Underground
Horse Y/N No
Inclusions All Furnishings can be negotiated.
Lot Dimensions 20.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Backs - Parkland, Backs to Trees, Cleared, Cul-de-sac, Flag, Front Yard, Interior, Landscaping, No Thru Street, Not In Development, Partly Wooded, Private, Rear Yard, Secluded, SideYard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek
Lot Size Acres 5.88
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 256133.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Surface Type Approved, Black Top, Paved, Access - Above Grade, Access - Below Grade, Access - On Grade
Roadresponsibility Private
Soil Types Unknown
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 21
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway, Other
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Bowie, MD office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Gladwyne Elementary School
Middle School Welsh Valley Middle School
High School Harriton Senior High School

Price History

5/9/2021 Listed $3,400,000
5/25/2021 7% - $3,195,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19035

AVG $3.54M
AVG $29,649
AVG 333
Year Built
AVG 1964


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1563 Lafayette Road Gladwyne, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $3195000 with 7358 sqft and a lot size of 5.88 Acres Acre(s). 1563 Lafayette Road Gladwyne has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and was built in 1983. The property's zip code is 19035 which is in Gladwyne, PA

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