Water Views
Address
720 Swedesford Road Ambler, PA
Price
$ 8,490,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAMC666272
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMONTGOMERY
  • CityAmbler
  • AreaLower Gwynedd Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19002
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1740
  • Taxes15488
  • Price$ 8,490,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage6920
  • Lot Size23.99 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
Property Description

Tunnel Farm offered for the first time after its 2015 completion of an extraordinary 3-year renovation, expansion and restoration by architects Archer & Buchanan and Cassella Builders. This breathtaking, private 24-acre property features endless views of its beautiful pond, arboretum, organic vegetable garden and orchard. Rounding out the lifestyle afforded by this gorgeous enclave is a 7-person spa tucked next to a quaint spring house, lit tennis court with ultra-mat cushioning system, a guest cottage and caretaker's home. This country paradise and equestrian’s dream has numerous walking and riding trails on the adjoining permanently preserved 375 + acres surrounded by the Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. The main farmhouse residence dates from 1742 and boasts exquisite appointments and amenities. Custom bar with zinc countertops and wine refrigerators and gourmet kitchen by Blue Bell Kitchens. Adding to the rustic elegance are original stone walls and ceiling barn beams, stunning granite backsplash and countertops, built-in Thermador appliances, Miele coffee maker and appliance lift. The breakfast area leads to a barbeque, deck and stone patio overlooking a charming bridge. His and her office/dens, with restored original fireplaces, stone floor, wood beams and antique fireplace mantel. Original deep window wells complete the hallways and dining room. The second-floor master suite includes a walkout deck, built-in his/her walk-in closets, stunning bathroom with floating cabinetry, granite countertops and shower, mosaic marble floor, Juliska light fixtures, soaking jacuzzi bathtub, Toto sensor toilet and Sunlighten far-infrared sauna. Switchable Smart Glass technology changes the views into complete privacy at the touch of a button. Three other beautifully appointed bedroom suites, each with full bathrooms. Access floors by the winding staircase or elevator. Full finished basement with powder room and extra storage areas. Entire house controlled by a state-of-the-art, smart home system. A world-class, custom-built 200'x86' riding arena with 24 electrically operated oversized glass doors, Attwood Equestrian dust-free silicone sand and microfiber footing, 4' angled rider guard with mirrors, 2 horse wash stall with hot and cold water, heated and air-conditioned tack/viewing room with kitchen, bathroom, walnut saddle stands, helmet racks and saddle pad holders. Renovated 200-year-old bank barn with 6 large stalls with mats, automatic waterers, blanket bars, blanket dryer, temperature-controlled feed room, sink, refrigerator and powder room. Expansive hayloft, feed storage and space for large equipment. Charming studio offering a kitchenette, washer/dryer and working areas. Additional features of this stunning compound are 2 side by side shed rows with ten 10'x10' stalls with mats, 2 tack rooms with saddle racks and bridle holders and iron horse weathervanes. Four expansive turnout paddocks with two 20'x12' run-in sheds, two 18' wide tracks with gates surrounding all 4 paddocks, honeycomb playground with one 150' round pen with 4 50' internal pens, 1 sacrifice area with large run-in shed, manger and 2 extra paddocks. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy the finest, private lifestyle available in a completely serene setting, while being close to renowned public and private schools, major commuting routes, 20 min. from KOP Mall, 50 min. to Center City Philadelphia and 90 minutes to New York City.

Price History
10/13/2020 Listed $8,490,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility 48 + Halls, Elevator
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Range Hood, Refrigerator
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
County MONTGOMERY
Electric 440 Volts
Exclusions See Agent
Exterior Features BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Sport Court, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Other
Flooring Hardwood, Wood, Stone
Garage Spaces 13.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Baseboard - Electric, Forced Air, Hot Water, Radiant, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
High School District WISSAHICKON
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Efficiency, Elevator
Levels 2
Location Type Suburban
MLS Area Lower Gwynedd Twp (10639)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Circular Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s), Balcony, Roof, Terrace
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 1434.12
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Shake
Security Features Fire Detection System, Exterior Cameras, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), 24 hour security, Monitored, Motion Detectors, Security System, Smoke Detector, Surveillance Sys
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Cable TV, Phone Available, Phone Connected, Propane, Water Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Courtyard, Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Pasture, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Water
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning AA1
Zoning Description AA1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 5920
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Improved, Interior Access, Partial, Partially Finished, Poured Concrete
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 5.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Below Grade Finished Area 1000
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Stone, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 3
Heating Fuel Electric
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Propane
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 6920
Number of Elevators 1
Room Type Dining Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Den, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Great Room, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Mud Room, Office, Media Room
Total Baths 7
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 4
Window Features Double Pane, Energy Efficient, Insulated

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 3
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 10
Fencing Partially, Masonry/Stone, Split Rail, Other
Foundation Details Stone, Concrete Perimeter
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Built In, Inside Access, Oversized
Horse Amenities Stable(s), Riding Ring, Paddock, Horses Allowed, Horse Trails, Arena
Horse Y/N Yes
Inclusions See Agent
Lot Dimensions 1763.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, SideYard(s), Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
Lot Size Acres 23.99
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 1045004.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Surface Type Paved
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 25
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19002

Price
AVG $1.36M
$8.49M
Taxes
AVG $13,370
$15,488
Visits
AVG 170
22
Year Built
AVG 1978
1740

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