A home this special is not often available: its exceptional street presence and impressive property will draw you in.
An elegant foyer with vestibule features original arched french doors. Admire the extensive architectural details, millwork and grand staircase with hand-carved banister; unparalleled craftsmanship appears throughout. Gaze through large windows to a south-facing solarium with wood-burning fireplace and brick patio with stone accent walls. Beautiful original hardwood floors continue through most of the home. The living room features magnificent quarter-sawn millwork, a lovely fireplace with Fuego insert and salvaged bricks from the former middle school, arched doorways and a sunny alcove. A private den with charming brick floors is bursting with light. Entertain in the formal dining room with convenient butler's pantry adjoining; this space provides easy access outside to the drive. The cheerful eat-in kitchen boasts abundant cherry cabinets, counter space, gas cooking, pantry, access to side mudroom and expansive views of the deep and private backyard. The adjacent family room is spacious and can be transformed to meet your needs. Upstairs, take a moment in the delightful window seat. Two master suite options! One bedroom is graced with a wood-burning fireplace, full bath, and sitting room.Or create a private entrance to another suite tucked at the back, also with full bath and original built-in closets. The 3rd bedroom on this level offers several windows and a connected full bath with an original clawfoot tub. The rooflines on the 3rd level create appealing spaces, from the roomy suite with full bath and cedar-lined storage to a 5th bedroom and hall bath with original clawfoot tub. A cozy alcove and two additional rooms offer flexibility. The~unfinished basement, separate storage rooms on the main level and plentiful closets provide fantastic storage space. The sellers have loved the character and grace of this home during their long stewardship and have meticulously cared for and upgraded with today's wishlist in mind, including adding central air, updating systems, adding a generator and moving the laundry to the 2nd floor. Perfectly located in sought-after South Wayne with an easy stroll along tree-lined sidewalks to the Street Davids or Wayne train stations and all that Wayne has to offer. Visit today to discover, be enchanted and make this extraordinary home yours. 2nd parcel included: 244 Pembroke, taxes $1,288 addidtional, assessment $40,700.