Property Description 1145 OAK RIDGE DRIVE, BLUE BELL, PA 19422
A combination of COMFORT, GRANDEUR, AND ELEGANCE best describes this expanded colonial home, nestled in the prestigious neighborhood of Oak Ridge Estates. This premier neighborhood in the heart of Blue Bell is highly desired because it provides a sense of warmth and community and is located in the award winning Wissahickon school district. You will become immediately impressed when you enter the development and see the gorgeous estate homes while driving to the end of the cul-de-sac. The stately brick facade, classic white columns and pediment create a two-story covered porch. As you step into this home, you will feel the relaxed elegance and functional style. The light-filled two-story foyer features a palladian window, custom mill work, beautiful oak turned staircase adorned with intricate mouldings, and a grand chandelier. The living room on the left features custom hand-painted walls, original hardwood floors, and a functional pocket door to the family room for on-demand privacy. The gracious dining room on the left is perfect for festive meals and holiday celebrations with family and friends. It also features a double door to the kitchen. The family room, which opens to the kitchen, features a custom hand-painted wall, floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, and wide windows that bring in a ton of light. The kitchen area, which is the heart of this home, offers an eat-in area, granite countertop, center island, stone backsplash, ceramic tile flooring, Kitchenaid stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher, cooktop with vent, built-in microwave and oven, and a generous size pantry cabinet. There is also a desk area which can be a work-from-home office or homework area for the kids. A French door from the kitchen leads to a sunroom (or multi-purpose room) which adds approximately 460 square feet of living space. This area is big enough to put a pool table or a ping-pong table for a game room. It can also be used for large gatherings for a party. The sunroom has a slider and a side door that leads to the stone patio and backyard, where you can have your outdoor entertaining and summer barbecue. On the main level, there is also a powder room, a mudroom with washer & dryer, laundry tub, plenty of storage space , a second straight staircase to the upper level, a door leading to the side yard, and a three car garage. On the second floor, you will find 2 bedroom suites, each with its own bathroom, and 3 other spacious bedrooms with ample closet space. The main bedroom suite comes with a walk-in closet, make-up area, and a luxurious bathroom with vaulted ceiling, jacuzzi tub, and a stall shower. The other bedroom suite on the other wing comes with its own bathroom and can be used as an in-law suite, au-pair suite, nanny suite, or a guest quarter. The three other comfortable bedrooms on this floor share a spacious double-sink vanity hall bath. These bedrooms can easily be updated with new flooring and a fresh coat of paint if desired. There is no wallpaper in this house. The dry, unfinished basement which offers approximately 1468 square feet of additional space gives a lot of possibilities for use and storage space. This home is one of the biggest models and has the biggest land area in the neighborhood. The versatile floorplan is ideal for a large or extended family, or the demand of today’s lifestyle of work and school from home. It’s a pet-free home that has been lovingly maintained by the original owners. The property is priced below market value so you can easily personalize it and do your own upgrades. No wallpaper in this house. Enjoy close proximity to nearby fine restaurants, shopping, parks, trails, church or synagogue , hospitals, R5 train to Philaldephia, 202, Route 309, PA Turnpike, I-476 and top-ranked Wissahickon schools. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to live a grand and comfortable lifestyle in an exquisite home and community.