"Cheswold Hill Road in Haverford leads thru beautiful grounds, gentle topography and among the Main Line's most gracious and valued houses in a neighborhood that only 100 years ago was Mrs. A.J. Cassat's beloved 54 acre sanctuary, 'Cheswold'. 234 Cheswold Hill Road is 10 minute's walk to the newly renovated Merion Cricket Club and SEPTA train station at Haverford, Haverford Square, Green Engine Coffee and Haverford College's beautiful campus, arboretum and nature trail. The house is a prominent and dignified, three story stone manse of 6000 square feet with classical old world charm. Renowned builder Pasquale Beccia constructed this house as he did all his great houses along the Main Line - almost entirely of hand cut stone and slate. Thus, 234 Cheswold Hill has the best architectural pedigree, with features and qualities of the period, beginning with the location of the lot within the neighborhood. The grounds are in keeping with the house, including the generous scale and wide frontage of a large, deep premium lot. High, rectangular east and west stone chimneys. Master bedroom suite with sunny afternoon balcony overlook, private patios open all along the back of the house for indoor to outdoor living in season, with a fountain, pool and pool house with half bath and kitchenette. Three family rooms. Attached three car garage with easy turn out to double width driveway at the front that easily accommodates numerous or larger cars without any congestion or stress. All naturally sheltered from the bustle of busy roads and speedy cut thru traffic for truly peaceful living.Wide stone steps to the front door portico. Enter the two story center hall with coat closet, elegant step up to the foyer with transverse hall, beautiful carved staircase and large, formal reception rooms. Hall to paneled library with fireplace, built ins and private veranda. Powder room with both vanity and true WC. Large eat-in kitchen is white with white tile, granite tops, new floor, new sta"
* PRICE LOWERED - $1,749,000 TO $1,649,000