Perched high on a scenic hill surrounded by spectacular plantings and gardens is this stately 6+-bedroom 5.5 bath Colonial residence, offering a substantial 6,277 square feet of family-friendly living space near Center City and award-winning schools! Alluring old world elements like a dreamy open porch, enchanting parlor, French doors, tasteful fireplaces, moldings and hardwood floors grace the elegant interior of this 3+-story, 1918-built home on a lush, lovely half-plus acre of property. The spacious 13-room house, lovingly updated with all the modern amenities and stylish top-quality materials/finishes one could want, is fully-equipped for your living and entertaining pleasure. A new roof, new gutters, new windows, new doors, new central air conditioning and zoned heating, and a new water heater are among the extensive list of upgrades. A generously-sized great room with a fireplace accommodates comfortable family moments to momentous occasions with guests. Enjoy meals in the formal dining room with fireplace served by an enormous gourmet kitchen redesigned with new granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances, a huge center island and separate sunny breakfast area for casual meals. The spacious, relaxing family room leads out to the beautiful partially-fenced, secluded grounds where gatherings extend outdoors. There is literally a room for everyone and then some in this massive home with an abundance of bedrooms and bonus rooms galore that provide space for whatever you need, whether it be a home office, home gym, art studio, or any other purpose you could think of. The massive master suite with a fireplace and private spa-bath with a soaking tub and separate oversized shower is a private retreat all its own. A large detached 2-car garage plus off-street spots for up to 5 cars provide parking convenience for residents and visitors. The outstanding location is ideal for busy parents, with shopping, recreation and dining options all in close proximity. Benefit from access to the top-rated Lower Merion School District and to Center City, just a 12-minute commute.