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Enjoy gorgeous views of the woods from the deck the patio and many windows of this stunning well-built architect-designed home constructed of stucco over masonry (not wood frame). This special property incorporates a 2-story stone carriage house that once housed the heating system for the greenhouses of the historic Druim Moir estate. The newer section of the home built in 1988 was designed to reflect the Cotswold style of many early-20th Century Chestnut Hill homes successfully blending modern and traditional style with abundant light beautiful oak floors and lovely mill work. Notable features include a 2-story entrance hall step-down living room with fireplace first-floor family room with fireplace updated eat-in-kitchen spacious master suite with 2 closets and fabulous marble bath and a wonderful finished walk-out basement with game media & craft rooms. A bonus in-law suite has a 2-story great room with fireplace & cathedral ceiling bedroom kitchen full bath and upper level loft and is accessible from the second floor of the main house or via back stairs and also has its own outside entrance. Druim Moir was the home of Henry Houston the visionary entrepreneur who developed Chestnut Hill in the 1880s. When threatened with demolition and dense development in the 1970s Houston's descendants created a wonderful alternative: a carefully planned community that includes the original mansion another smaller Victorian home 15 new homes and 10 acres of preserved open space on 20 beautifully landscaped acres bordering Fairmount Park.
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