Presenting "Tockington" a truly impressive one of a kind manor home located in a cul-de-sac setting in the heart of Rydal. Built in 1732 and originally belonging to a 9 acre estate, this 6,700 sf home is the only original structure remaining. "Tockington" presents proudly today as a stand-out property, in all its glory... a true gem you would never expect to find in such a convenient location. Completely upgraded for todays comfort and enjoyment, without sacrificing its rich history, this 7 bedroom, 6 bath masterpiece will completely delight!! The circular drive leads you home where you first glimpse the grandeur of the expansive and private grounds. Once inside, the large center hall sets the tone of what's to come... some highlights of the first floor include a grand living room, a first floor library/den with built in bookshelves, wood burning fireplace, with a set of glass french doors leading to the huge patio. The light filled formal dining room has a second door to the front porch, while the oversized family room hosts a wall of windows overlooking the stunning grounds. The butler's pantry doubles as a work space and leads to the inviting eat in kitchen. Complete with its center island, granite topped counters and custom cabinetry, this space is truly the heart of the home!! High end stainless appliances include Viking ovens with gas cooktop, grille and griddle and built-in SubZero refrigerator. Original hardwood flooring has been restored and extends to the spacious eating area... Walk right outside to the brick patio and pergola, providing another wonderful outdoor space to enjoy! There is also a warm and cozy play room with a beamed ceiling that has glass french doors leading to the same patio. The laundry area and two powder rooms complete the first floor. Take the main staircase to the second level and immediately notice the beautiful palladium window bathing the landing in natural light. All bedrooms are spacious and welcoming. The owner's suite was masterfully planned as a zen-like retreat and includes an electric fireplace for ambiance, large walk in closet, a study/dressing room and a luxurious bathroom that could rival any five star hotel!! Enjoy the glass enclosed shower, separate jetted soaking tub, toilet and bidet. Three additional bedrooms and two beautiful updated bathrooms are found amongst the layout. The rear staircase located at the end of the hallway, takes you downstairs into the kitchen. The third floor is not to be missed, with three additional bedrooms, all charming with pretty windows, and a full bath. But wait... there's more!! The previous attic space has been transformed into a huge playroom with beamed ceiling and lovely windows on all sides. Plenty of room for ping pong, workout equipment or whatever your needs call for! With large closets plus an unfinished attic space, this house has tons of storage. Many decorative fireplaces throughout the house add to the charm and character of yesteryear. The basement is unfinished with different mechanical rooms and a wine cellar. Two new hot water heaters installed 2018. Five zoned heating and six zoned central air keep you comfortable year round! There is a whole house generator that will keep you going if the power goes out!! In ground lawn sprinklers with timers keep your grounds looking lush. Half court basketball court. Electronic animal fence. Tesla charging station installed and ready for your electric car!! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to live in this slice of heaven!!!
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