MLS® ID: 1002042304
8135 CEDAR RD
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 19027 $890,000
Set upon over an acre of land in one of the most sought after sections of Elkins Park, "Hollyoak" as she's referred to by the locals for almost 100 years, has greeted and socialized with countless of Philadelphia's elite. During the Prohibition, Hollyoak was known for her "Speakeasy" with hidden access that is still there today. This stately manor home was built in a time where true craftsmanship was something to be marveled. This breathtaking stone colonial has undergone a meticulous and tasteful renovation. Combining the finest materials and vision of today with the unique stone work and carpentry performed by those proficient in their craft, the eye for detail used to bring this piece of history back to life is has been met with sheer artistic talent and a high level of success. The kitchen has been updated with soapstone countertops, state of the art, stainless steel appliances and solid wood cabinets. The master bath is a total oasis with walk in shower, multiple shower heads and tasteful features. Set amongst a sprawling 1.12 acre lot, this home boasts a garden, reminiscent of the Japanese (Edo) Kanazawa Walking Garden, large rear yard with in-ground pool and 3 car detached garage that could be used as an artist studio, apartment or other. The apartment has a renovated bathroom with marble flooring and clawfoot tub. This home boasts large rooms, newer heater and great flow. The third floor has 3 spacious rooms, newly added laundry room and updated bath. The restored second level sleeping porch has the most breathtaking views. Close to shopping, train and all the major arteries. Come see why Hollyoak is such a pillar to society.