A custom built prominent southern brick colonial estate home overlooking the broad expanse of the Philadelphia CC golf course. Set back from the road 2.32 acres. This home redefines curb appeal, beckons visitors from a long drive to a wide landscaped circle at the front door or turning right to the 3 car attached garage The elegant front entrance framed by 4 ionic white columns welcomes you to one of the most comfortable & practical homes in Gladwyne. A 25 yr. old, 8200 s.f. home with a 700 s.f. finished LL. 5 bedrooms, 4 full & 2 half baths, a total of 10 rooms on 2 stories w/ 5 fireplaces. Gas driven, fully air-conditioned, public water, double bed onsite septic. The 18' grand foyer features a parallel in period dual curved staircase leading to upper level landing. From the foyer there is a view of a FR to the left & a formal DR to the right A few steps ahead one enters through matching white columns a dramatic 2 story GR highlighted by heavy timbered roof beams, a beautiful fireplace, a full bar all bathed in the light from a full 2 story rear wall of glass providing views of a wide expanse of rear yard. A beautiful pool & plenty of room to add a tennis court. While still in the GR one can see a generous & smartly designed kitchen on the right, separate from & wisely near the DR. Beyond the kitchen the traditional back staircase leads to 4 bedrooms on the upper level. Beyond & adjacent to the back stairs one finds a mud & laundry room & full bath w/ shower convenient to pool traffic. Left entering the GR you will pass a powder room on route to a bright sun room & a stunning formal study library appointed with rich & warm cherry paneling, a coffered ceiling w/ a host of built in shelves & storage space. The upper level equally well designed reveals a very large MBR w/ walk in closets & sitting room, generous bath w/ both a jacucci & a steam shower. On the other side of the upper level one finds 4 bedrooms, 2 w/ full ensuite bathrooms & 2 offering Jack & Jill access. The lower level includes a sauna, additional storage & a multi-purpose recreation room. The rear yard is fully fenced & a full house generator housed uniquely in a separate building out of site in the rear yard. There is a 3 car attached heated garage. You can't leave until you spend time on the balcony above the main entrance. This 30' x 15' space is embraced by the same 4 ionic columns offering stunning views of the acres & acres of the famous golf course.