The Carriage House at Ronaele Manor 7918 Hidden Lane
OFFERED AT $362,000.00
Tucked away in the beautiful Green Acres woods of Elkins Park sits the majestic carriage house of the Widener Dixon Estate that was built in 1926. The original livery quarters designed by the renowned architect Horace Trumbauer was divided into five units in the 1950’s.
7918 towers over the secluded courtyard and looks out on the gardens designed by Fredrick Olmstead, who also designed Central Park. The Gothic Tudor style of the building has been well maintained over the years.
The interior layout has been altered to include a great room with an open kitchen, dining room and living room. High-end appliances and fine custom wood cabinetry contribute to this well-designed kitchen, and the living room boasts the original fireplace and mantle. The many restored windows provide great interior light as well as peaceful views of the surrounding acres of nature. There are hardwood floors throughout and plenty of closet and storage areas. The 2 full baths and 1 half bath have been updated. There is a generous brick patio with garden accents that wraps around the home for your meditative needs or for entertaining. There is lots of storage space in the immaculate basement that also provides an additional room for extended living space.
This is a rare opportunity to own a part of history in a very desirable location.