Introducing 343 Bent Road, originally built for William A. Cochran in 1892 by Horace Trumbauer, architect to the Gilded Age grandees. Trumbauer, at the time, transitioned from Victorian designs to classical designs for suburban dwellings. This Queen Anne Style home has been meticulously maintained and updated by the current owners. The three-story tower, elaborate stone detail, and magnificent grounds welcome you. The estate consists of the main house, a carriage home/3 car garage, a tranquil fenced in saltwater pool with patio, and front wrap around porch. The main home has 6 + Bedrooms and a finished basement, making the floor plan flexible for today’s lifestyle. The stone sunroom welcomes you with natural light, a ceiling fan, tile flooring, and a gorgeous fountain. Stop and pause as you pass through the entrance hall to observe the ornate details. The open floor plan on the left wing is breathtaking. It features a music room -living room- sitting area- library. Each light-filled room has its own distinct presence. Two powder rooms are on this level. For your formal entertaining walk through the pocket doors to the elegant dining room-fireplace-built-in bench. The gourmet kitchen will impress with a commercial size refrigerator, double oven, two pantries, built in steamer ,and a gas cooktop. The kitchen opens up to the oversized breakfast room full of natural light and boasts a fireplace. Both the kitchen and breakfast room have radiant heated floors. The mudroom/laundry room completes this level. You can choose the back stairs as you make your way to the 2nd floor. The second floor has two oversized bedrooms with ensuite full baths and two bedrooms that share a hall bath. The office is a perfect home office or homework center. The built-in cabinets allow you to store all your work or play materials. The third floor is set up as the master living area. Master Bedroom-Sitting Area- Tv Room with refrigerator-Reading Room-Oversized Closet. The finished basement has been waterproofed and provides extra living space and storage space. The carriage home (in-law suite), once a stable, consists of a three-car garage and living space on the second floor. This living space has a new heater, hot water heater, microwave, and carpet. Enjoy the picturesque views on the stone patio or wind down on the sprawling wrap around porch after a long day. Walk to the Jenkintown-Wyncote SEPTA line for easy access to Center City.
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