MLS® ID: PAMC612478
1329 PEPPER ROAD
JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania, 19046 $880,000
Rydal - Welcome to your hidden gem! An excellently maintained mid-century modern 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath beauty is nestled in a bucolic setting surrounded by nature, flowering azaleas and rhododendron. It sits on a manicured acre lot in Rydal. This marvelous custom contemporary home was designed by the noted architect Matthew B. Ehrlich. Ehrlich was greatly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright. You can see the Wright influence in this wonderful home. It is located down a long driveway which provides seclusion in the Award Winning Abington School District. The front flagstone patio provides a perfect entry into the foyer with a flagstone floor and triple door coat closet. Step down into the magnificent living room with front and back walls of floor to ceiling Thermopane windows and a gas fireplace. The formal dining room features walls of glass, a wall of built-in cabinetry and a door leading to a lovely 3 seasons room with vaulted ceiling with skylights, removable Plexiglass windows and flagstone floor - perfect for entertaining. The remodeled eat-in kitchen has a 6 burner Wolf Bi-fuel stove, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, dishwasher, compactor, microwave, 2 custom made stainless steel sinks with a Grohe faucet, plenty of cabinetry, China slate flooring and LED hi hat lighting. There is a laundry room with tub and powder room. The spacious family room consists of new wall paneling, ceramic tile flooring, heated ceiling and electric baseboard heat, triple glazed 16 foot Pella sliders to the driveway, a work bench area and has inside access to an oversized 2-car fully insulated attached garage built in 2003 with cedar siding. Up a handful of steps is an office/den with a vaulted ceiling, bar and a wall of windows at the gable end with a door to a large deck overlooking the beautiful private grounds. On the far side of the living space off the foyer are the bedrooms. The master suite offers a master bedroom, fully built in closets and large master bath with slate walled walk-in oversized stall shower with a tumbled marble floor, redwood sauna, 2 person Jacuzzi, Hansgrohe and Grohe thermostatic fixtures, hot water heated radiant slate floor, 3 skylights and a door to the pool area. There are 2 additional bedrooms and a Thassos white marble hall bath with steam unit and Hansgrohe thermostatic fixtures. There is also an auxiliary full bath off the master bedroom with the same Hansgrohe fixtures. Hall cedar closet and spacious utility room and a large aromatic cedar closet. Ultra-efficient Weil McLain 230 Ultra hot water 3 zone heating system throughout floors and ceilings (4th zone is in family room and is electric baseboard heat), 2 central air -HVAC systems controlled by WIFI through your cell phone anywhere in the world, upgraded electrical systems, excellently maintained slate roof, random width pegged oak floors and steps sanded and refinished in 2018 and a two year old whole house 30Kw generator. The entire house was repainted inside and out in 2018. There is a beautiful inground heated pool that was resurfaced with Diamond Bright in 2017, pool cement walkway redone in 2014, pool heater and pump system replaced in 2018, pool skimmers and pool coping replaced with flamed Bluestone coping in 2017 and new pool return lines replaced in 2018. A leak detector system automatically shuts off entire house water supply and notifies owner through alarm system as to location of leaks. There is a sophisticated multiple camera system installed in 2017 as well as sophisticated alarm system with backups for security. Full length stand up attic for unlimited storage. The current owner took the utmost care and respect for the home and the environment. He spared absolutely no expense. Every season gives you something new to enjoy - either outside or thru the vistas of the numerous picture windows. This is a one of a kind home. There is nothing to which it can be compared or comped. It is a rare find in Abington Township!