Long & Foster Real Estate, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, has listed a fully furnished, meticulously restored, renovated home in Media, Pennsylvania. Located at 140 Timber Lake Drive, the home has been completely transformed since the current owners purchased it, including a two-story addition and extensive restorations and upgrades. The property is listed with Jody Allen, a sales associate with Long & Foster’s Media, Pennsylvania, office, and is being offered for $2,999,999. It includes seven bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms and two laundry rooms in 8,500-square-feet of living space.
“Combining old world architectural design, beautiful art and furnishings, and state-of-the-art technology, this home is idyllic for those seeking a home where you can host their friends and family with everything you need right at hand,” said Allen. “The back yard, with its pool, hot tub and fantastic amenities, are a fun, elegant, tranquil setting where you can truly feel like your home is your very own resort.”
From the time guests approach 140 Timber Lake Drive, its exquisite amenities can be seen in all of its features and details, including the antique, vintage and reproduction furnishings, custom window treatments and lighting design. Many of the upgrades in the home showcase the work of European-skilled artisans, with 24 karat gold leaf accents, hand glazing, and beautiful inlays, casings, door trims and restored doors and woodwork.
The home’s gourmet kitchen was installed in 2009-2010 and is a commercial-grade, William Ohs replica. It includes a Dacor range, ovens and microwaves, two Miele Deluxe dishwashers, a Subzero refrigerator, a Subzero freezer, granite counter tops, custom artisan, hand-painted tile backsplash, two islands and custom cabinetry in a French Renaissance design. The breakfast room has Venetian-style columns, custom ornamental molding, a hand-painted, classical ceiling mural by John DeVlieger Galleries and heated flooring, while the stunning formal dining room and living room are inviting, with 24 karat gold accents and lovely architectural details. Additionally, adjacent to the kitchen is the family room with a theater system that provides a casual everyday place for the family to gather.
The comfortable library has a fireplace and offers a quiet space for relaxing and or watching a film, and the master bedroom has a fireplace with an intimate, screened-in porch that overlooks the pool, along with two walk-in closets and a spacious, spa-like master bathroom. A second kitchen on the lower level of the home includes granite counters, custom cherry cabinets, Bosch dishwashers and a Subzero refrigerator and freezer.
The many furnishings that come with the property include Persian rugs, Swarovski crystal chandeliers, antique, hand-painted furniture, pieces imported from France, custom-made leather couches and seating, Horchow crystal lighting fixtures and vintage crystal sconces. Also among the furnishings are numerous Louis XVI style pieces, mahogany Chippendale pieces, Ethan Allen items, Tiffany lamps and Chinese oriental rugs.
Numerous technological upgrades have also been made to the home, including wiring to each room for a phone system, a main control panel for wired internet connection, a cable control panel wired to each room and a Bose speaker system with 13 amplifiers and individual pairs of speakers in 11 rooms and four pairs of speakers outside the home. Additionally, the main electrical room has a camera control center that powers the 15 cameras installed on the property, nine of which are inside and six of which are outside.
The property has seven well-appointed theater areas with their own televisions and sound systems. These include: the library, with its 50” Fujitsu plasma television and Totum sound system; the family room, which has a 57” Samsung 3D television and Polk audio system; the master suite, with 50” Panasonic television and Polk audio; a bedroom suite with a 42” Panasonic television and Polk audio; the theater room, which includes a 65” plasma television and Polk audio system; an entertainment area, which has a 50” Fujitsu plasma television, two 40” Samsung smart televisions, a 32” Samsung television and Bose audio system; and the rear yard of the home, with its 168” automatic retractable screen with Optima 3D projector and Polk and Bose audio outdoor speaker system and Russound subwoofer.
You can learn more about 140 Timber Lake Drive and see photos online on the property’s listing website. For additional information about this property, contact Allen at 610-892-8300. The No. 1 privately owned residential real estate company in the United States. For more information about Long & Foster, visit www.LongandFoster.com.