Located in the Historic Fairmount District, this home was designed by prominent architects, Meade and Hamilton, in 1916. Situated on a 1.36-acre treed lot, the home has driveways on both Fairmount and Guilford which are connected and branch to the carriage house.
As you enter this spacious center hall colonial, you see a grand staircase up to a landing with a magnificent window overlooking the gracious gardens. To the left is a large formal living room with a fireplace. Beyond that is a screened-in porch. Opposite the living room is a library with a fireplace with elaborate moldings. Beyond the library is a solarium, with a doorway to the patio.
Towards the back of the house is a large eat-in kitchen, butler’s pantry, morning room and formal dining room. There is also a half bath.
Upstairs are 2 master bedrooms at opposite ends of the house, both with fireplaces and dressing rooms. There are 3 other bedrooms, and 2 full and one ½ baths.
The third floor boasts 3 additional bedrooms and a full bath, plus a variety of other rooms. The servant’s stairway goes from the 3rd floor to the basement where furnace and workrooms are located and a stairway to the backyard.
The finished half of the basement has a separate staircase. It boasts two large rooms, one with a large fireplace.
The carriage house features 3 large bays for cars, a greenhouse, a gardening bay and a workshop. There is also a 1 bedroom air-conditioned apt, with a living room/kitchen and full bath.