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$ 1,750,000

Listing No. 36327

1931 Colonial Revival
Lancaster, PA

Welcome to prestigious Leigh P. Helm Mansion located on a one-acre lot in one of Lancaster’s most well-known, historic, and picturesque neighborhoods, School Lane Hills. You will appreciate this timeless and sophisticated property highlighted by world class architecture and elegant designs.

Open archways, custom trims, crown molding, elegant chandeliers, deep windowsills, and intricate gold hardware all add to an immaculate design. The home boasts six bedrooms, five full and three half baths, over 7,700 square feet of living space, as well as five fireplaces and two walk-in cedar closets.

This Colonial Revival Mansion was built in 1931 and designed by local architect Melvern R. Evans of Lancaster. As you walk through the front door and into the elegant foyer, you will be enchanted by views of the grand staircase. Off the foyer is an oversized living room complete with hardwood floors and gas fireplace.

A bright and relaxing sunroom shines with an exposed stone wall, heated marble flooring, and patio access. An archway leads to the pleasant wine bar that includes cabinet space, a wine fridge, and a sink and is conveniently located in between the gourmet kitchen and formal dining room.

The stunning and popular chef’s dream gourmet kitchen is a work of art by Bobby Herr Kitchen with an oversized 11-foot center island, granite countertops, and breakfast bar. Surrounding the island is a plethora of custom cabinets and counterspace, plus top of the line appliances including a six-burner gas range with vent, two dishwashers, a warming drawer, two refrigerator drawers, and built-in desk.

Also highlighting the kitchen and a place everyone will want to congregate is the breakfast area with a lovely gas fireplace that overlooks the eye-catching patio.

For more formal occasions, the oversized dining room is perfect and features hardwood floors, built-in display cabinets, and views of the gorgeous front lawn.

A first-floor office is spectacular with its own gas fireplace, built-in shelves, and makes working from home a delight. Also on the main level are two powder rooms, a mudroom, and two staircases that lead to the second floor. The grand staircase in the foyer leads up to a spacious loft that can be used as a study.

The second-floor hosts four bedrooms and four full baths and is home to the
fabulous owner’s suite. A set of French doors lead into the owner’s suite sitting room that dazzles with hardwood floors, built-in storage, and views of the front lawn.

The owner’s bath is elegant with dual vanities, walk-in stall shower, and a tub. The next staircase leads up to the third level containing a loft area with built ins, another bedroom, a large bonus room that could also be a bedroom, and a full bath.

The finished lower level is lovely with a large rec room that could be set up as a game room, home theater or gym, a powder room, bonus rooms, and the spectacular temperature-controlled wine room with 2,000 bottle capacity.

The exterior is phenomenal with an expansive front lawn and a fountain gracing the home. The back yard features open PA bluestone patios, a pergola, fountain, and fire pit.

A detached three-car garage allows for parking and extra storage. You could even possibly convert the garage into a wonderful Carriage House with parking on the ground floor and quiet living quarters on the upper floor, ideal for guests or family staying over.

The mansion with slate roof sits back on the lot with private gated entrance down a long lane. Outstanding location, close to dining, shopping, and entertainment. A short commute to Downtown Lancaster, Lancaster Country Day School, Franklin & Marshall College, as well as Buchanan Park.

Schedule a showing of this special home today!
Bedrooms: 6
Full Bath(s): 5
Half Bath(s): 3

Heated Sq. Ft.: 7,763
Stories: 3

Lot Size: 45,738 sq ft
Acres: 1.050

Contact the Agent directly.

Anne M Lusk

Phone: 717-291-9101

Website: www.AnneLusk.com

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  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Sunroom
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Patio
  • 5 Fireplaces
  • Slate Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • Water Heater - Gas

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