30 S PROVIDENCE RD $1,002,500



    • 6 Beds
    • 7 Baths
    • 5,976 sq.ft.
    • Single-Family
    MLS# 1001412312
    SOLD 8/15/2018


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    Property Details

    This 1903 English Tudor estate was constructed as a wedding present by Robert W. Downing (Comptroller of the PA Railroad) for his grand-daughter, May Downing.~Ms. Downing married Eugene F. Caldwell Jr. who became a wealthy cotton broker with the firm of George F. McFadden & Bro. Mr. Caldwell travelled the world to sell American cotton products. The family owned the home until 1943 & there have only been 3 other families that have called this place home in its 115-year history! Situated on a 2 acre parcel, this estate retains all the architectural integrity of its half-timbered, stone & stucco exterior, while significantly upgraded for modern living. Behind a tall privacy wall, one enters the gates into a lushly landscaped oasis. The drive wraps around the rear to the 3-car garage or to the circular entry courtyard. The current Owners spared no expense to create an island-inspired resort in their back yard! There are multiple patios for entertaining, lounging & sunbathing. One section is a large hot tub area.~There is a tanning ledge on one end of the pool & a shallow end for younger swimmers.~A hidden grotto is tucked under one of the two waterfalls! There is a full entertainment area with swim-up barstools! Within this space, there is a full BBQ & sink. There is a sitting area & a full changing room with a toilet, shower & sink.~Atop the outdoor entertainment area is a custom Bear statue where the 2nd waterfall cascades over the bar area.~As if that's not enough, there is extensive lighting & fountains that makes for magical displays at night, all from the controls of an App on your iPhone/iPad! The home provides nearly 6,000 SF of gracious living space. You enter into a large foyer with a coffered ceiling. There are 4 gas-fired fireplaces throughout the home. A large sunroom was added off the living room (with a 2nd hot tub) overlooking the pool complex. The dining room, family room, kitchen & breakfast area all open to each other. The original pantry is tucked into the rear wing. The rear staircase accesses the fully finished, Tuscan-inspired basement entertainment area or the 2nd floor. An entire apartment (for an au-paire or visiting guests) includes a 2nd kitchen, sitting room, bedroom, full bath & another room on the 3rd floor. The main house offers 6 bedrooms, 4 full & 2 half baths & several large storage rooms & closets on the 3rd floor. The property is located next door to Wallingford Elementary & just 3 blocks to the Wallingford SEPTA station.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County DELAWARE
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool Yes - Personal
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Utilities Cable TV
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1903
      • Zoning R-10
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Cooktop, Oven - Wall, Oven - Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
      • Basement Type Full, Fully Finished
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Electric Service 200+ Amp Service
      • Entry Location Center Hall
      • Exterior Features Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting, Outside Shower
      • Flooring Type Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
      • Foundation Details Stone
      • Garage Spaces Count 3.00
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Gas, Hot Water, Radiant, Zoned
      • Interior Features Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, WhirlPool/HotTub, 2nd Kitchen, Exposed Beams, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
      • Roof Flat, Pitched, Shingle
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Tudor
      • Total Living Area 7976
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 7
      • Bedrooms 6
      • Full Bathrooms 5
      • Half Bathrooms 2
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Other
      • Lot Features Level, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
      • Lot Size Acres 2.01
      • Lot Size Dimensions 374 X 279
      • Outdoor Living Structures Patio(s)
      • Pool Features In Ground
    • Schools
      • School District WALLINGFORD-SWARTHMORE


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