This home can be purchased in two ways: 1) In its current condition with the buyer responsible for finishing the home and customization, or; 2) with the home completed by Casella Builders. With a deep respect for architectural traditions and today's finest techniques and materials, well-known architects Archer and Buchanan have designed Shady Brook, an estate by Ken Cassella of Cassella Builders that truly deserves its place on Gladwyne's very first road. lnspired by the grand country residences brought to life by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the 1920s, Shady Brook is situated on 1.6 parklike acres in a sought-after Gladwyne locale. Soaring trees shade its lush lawns, and the home's many windows frame peaceful views of rolling hills and a quiet stream. Every detail of this stunning home is meant to please the eye and stand the test of time, with quality materials of the finest caliber incorporated inside and out. The impressive exterior boasts superior elements like an eight-inch stone veneer, four-inch cement plank siding, a grey slate roof, Pella Architect Series painted wood windows and doors, and copper gutters and downspouts, creating a classic and timeless work of art. The expansive interior is just as exceptional and will be completely finished for the buyer by Cassalla. A custom wood front door, airy 10-foot ceilings, oversized windows and custom millwork enhance the gracious main level that offers a seamless flow for entertaining with a living room, dining room, butler's pantry and gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles. A breakfast room, family room, study and mudroom also accommodate convenient daily living. The second level you'll find to be very spacious and relaxing, with 9.5" ceilings, a dedicated computer area, large walk-in closets, and enchanting views of the grounds from every room. The well-proportioned master suite will indulge you with its elegant bedroom with a gas fireplace, huge walk-in closets, charming sitting room and spa-like luxury bath. An additional 5 large bedroom suites optimize comfort for family and guests. This spectacular residence has tremendous potential for customization to suit your taste and needs. Classic in concept and contemporary in design, Shady Brook fits meticulously into the tradition of great Main Line estates built long ago. Please refer to the related listing, 1150 Youngsford Road 1, for more information.