Listed By:
Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
Address
720 Swedesford Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA
Price
$ 5,390,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAMC2054666
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyMONTGOMERY
  • CityLower Gwynedd
  • AreaLower Gwynedd Twp
  • Zip19002
  • StyleColonial,Farmhouse/National Folk
  • Year Built1742
  • Taxes$ 16117
  • Price$ 5,390,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage6920
  • Lot Size23.99 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Tunnel Farm is a stunning, jewel-box estate located in the heart of Montgomery County. Beautifully situated on 24 tranquil acres and surrounded by the permanently preserved 375+ Natural Lands Trust Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Enjoy state-of-the-art living with multiple residences and incredible recreational amenities in a peaceful country setting, yet close in proximity to everyday essentials and a short drive to center city! This quiet and serene property provides lush grounds, a beautiful pond, arboretum, organic vegetable garden, orchard, walking trails, world-class equestrian facilities and pickleball courts. In addition to the breathtaking main residence, the property also offers 2 additional residences, a bank barn, incredible indoor arena and more! Enjoy the resort-lifestyle without leaving home! The circa 1742 main residence is a gorgeous manor home which has recently undergone an extensive 3-year renovation and expansion by architects Archer & Buchanan and Casella Builders. The home has been reimagined by a designer with discerning taste and is the perfect blend of modern-day amenities and old-world charm. Rich in period details, such as exposed stone walls, barn-beamed ceilings, restored original fireplaces, antique mantel and stone floors. The stunning kitchen, by Blue Bell Kitchens, features gorgeous granite countertops and backsplashes, antique exposed beams, hardwood floors, top-of-the-line appliances and a retractable appliance bay that disappears into the countertop. The open floor plan flows into a cheerful breakfast room and custom bar area with zinc countertops. Completing this space is a cozy living room with a fireplace and peaceful pond views. Enjoy the integration of indoor and outdoor spaces with multiple outdoor seating areas with beautiful stone patios and covered porches, overlooking a serene pond and small walking bridge which leads to the pickleball courts. Also on the main level, a formal dining room, sleek home office with exquisite wood paneling and fireplace, a den with original stone fireplace, mudroom and powder room. Take the lovely sweeping staircase to the upper level to a magnificent main bedroom suite with exposed beams, private outdoor covered deck with pond views and walk-in closets. The sumptuous bathroom boasts a jetted slipper tub, mosaic marble floors, granite vanity with vessel sinks, wood-paneled alcove, Juliska lighting fixtures, granite steam shower, Sunlighten Infrared sauna, Toto sensor toilet and Smart Glass technology with privacy 'fog' at the click of a button. There are 3 additional lovely ensuite bedrooms, each with their own character and charm and gorgeous bathrooms. The 4th bedroom suite is complete with a large sitting room and private entrance, via a back staircase, perfect in-law or au pair suite! Finished lower level w/ fitness area and bathroom. The home also has an ELEVATOR. 3-car heated attached garage and 4th garage bay located in the bank barn. The exterior of the home is surrounded by a variety of specimen trees and pristine flower beds which are archived in photographs in the Smithsonian. The horse facilities are an equestrians dream! Renovated 200-year-old bank barn in impeccable condition w/ 6 matted stalls, air conditioned feed room, bathroom & social room. Automatic waterers in stalls & fields. Extraordinary 200 x 86 custom-built indoor riding arena which features 24 electrically operated, oversized glass doors, Attwood Equestrian dust-free footing, 4 angled rider guard w/ mirrors, 2 wash stalls w/ hot/cold water, temperature-controlled tack/viewing room w/ kitchenette & bathroom. Two 5-stall shed rows for overflow horses w/ 2 tack rooms. All fields have access to 3 run-in sheds. Caretaker home attached to the barn 3 BR, 1 1/2 baths and guest house w/ 2 BR & 2 full baths. Whether you're looking for a family compound, country/nature retreat, resort lifestyle or state-of-the-art equestrian facilities, this property has it all!

Price History
10/8/2022 Listed $5,390,000

General Features

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,Exposed Be
Sewer On Site Septic
Heating Baseboard - Electric,Forced Air,Hot Water,Radiant,Programmable Thermostat,Zoned
Cooling Central A/C
Utilities Cable TV,Phone Available,Phone Connected,Propane,Water Available
Possession Negotiable
Roof Shake
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,Stainless Steel A
Exterior Features BBQ Grill,Extensive Hardscape,Exterior Lighting,Outbuilding(s),Play Area,Secure Storage,Sport Court,Stone Retaining Walls,Tennis Court(s),Other,Gutter System
Zoning AA1
Garage Spaces 4.00
Pool Y/N No Pool
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s),Balcony,Roof,Terrace
Architectural Style Colonial,Farmhouse/National Folk
Security Features Fire Detection System,Exterior Cameras,Carbon Monoxide Detector(s),24 hour security,Monitored,Motion Detectors,Security System,Smoke Detector,Surveillance Sys
Construction Materials Stone
Exclusions See Listing Agent
Year Built 1742
Electric 440 Volts
View Courtyard,Creek/Stream,Garden/Lawn,Panoramic,Pasture,Scenic Vista,Trees/Woods,Water
Levels 2
Tax Year 2022
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Cool Fuel Electric
Accessibility 48 + Halls,Elevator
County MONTGOMERY
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N Yes
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Status ACTIVE
Directions Township Line Rd to Swedesford Rd. Property on right hand side
City LOWER GWYNEDD
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Senior Community Y/N No
High School District WISSAHICKON
Zoning Description Conservation Easement
MLS Area Lower Gwynedd Twp (10639)
Lot Size Square Feet 1045004.00
Tax Assessed Value 591320.0
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name SWEDESFORD
Tax Annual Amount 16117.0
Property Condition Excellent
Structure Type Detached
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Price Per Sq Ft 910.47
Acceptable Financing Cash,Conventional
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour https://vimeo.com/758333374
Total SQFT 6920
Days on Market 511
Location Type Suburban
Builder Name Milner/ Cassella
Standard Status Active
Year Built Source Estimated
Legal Subdivision DRISCOLL TRACT / NATURAL LANDS TRUST
School District 300200397032
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross
Association Recreation Fee No

Interior Features

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

Exterior Features

Fencing Partially,Masonry/Stone,Split Rail,Other
Parking Features Circular Driveway,Private
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,Backs - Parkland,Not In D
Water Source Public
Inclusions See Listing Agent
Total Parking Spaces 4
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry,Garage Door Opener,Built In,Inside Access,Oversized
Type of Parking Attached Garage,Detached Garage,Driveway
Foundation Details Stone,Concrete Perimeter
Spa No
Water View Y/N Yes
Lot Size Acres 23.99
Road Surface Type Paved
Water Body Type Pond
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Lot Size Source Estimated
Road Responsibility Boro/Township
Horse Y/N Yes
Horse Amenities Horses Allowed,Stable(s),Arena,Riding Ring,Paddock,Horse Trails
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
# of Attached Garage Spaces 3
# of Detached Garage Spaces 1

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Breakfast Room Main
Den Main
Dining Room Main
Exercise Room Lower 1
Great Room Main
In-Law/auPair/Suite Upper 1
Kitchen Main
Media Room Lower 1
Mud Room Main
Office Main
Sitting Room Upper 1

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 19002

Price
AVG $1.26M
$5.39M
Taxes
AVG $12,010
$16,117
Visits
AVG 717
4773
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1981
1742