A delightful rear yard with sparkling pool enhances this 5 BD, 3/1 BA traditional home which was designed by noted Main Line architect, Walter Durham. Set far back from the road and screened by gorgeous specimen plantings for privacy, this home offers classic, old world construction and charm yet features new world amenities. Embraced by estate-style fencing, the rear yard offers ample room for recreation and the front yard is pre-wired for an electric gate. A long driveway with Belgian block leads to an attached 2-car garage plus a gracious parking courtyard with loads of parking space. Guests are greeted by an an original wrought iron gate, new masonry walls, statuary, specimen plantings, landscape lighting, & custom wrought iron railings. The new front door opens to a serene Entrance Hall & expansive Great Room. Large windows are clad in plantation shutters, & the area over the fireplace is wired for a TV. The Dining Room offers scenic garden views thru large windows. Sliders to the rear patio create great flow for entertaining. The gourmet Kitchen has been completely renovated w/new cabinets, flooring, island, granite counters, SubZero, 6-burner gas cooktop, double ovens, 2 dishwasher drawers, plus a beverage refrigerator. The sunny Breakfast Area also opens to the patio. Just a few steps down from the Kitchen is a Family Rm with radiant heat flooring, large windows, & Powder Room. Bedrooms were combined on the 2nd floor to create an expansive Master BD Suite with TWO walk-in closets. The luxurious Master BA has a double shower & 2 sinks, spa tub & Toto WashJet. 3 more BD, closets, & 2 more renovated baths complete the 2nd & 3rd fl. The top floor has a window, skylights, & flexible space for a 5th BD, au pair, office, exercise, game rm, or media rm. Short staircases between levels provide convenient access when needed, yet offer privacy between rooms as well. Other upgrades incl. fresh paint, refinished wood floors, energy efficient lighting, ceiling fans, storm water management, new gutters/downspouts, and a multi-room built-in sound system. This 4,463 s.f. home is located in sought-after Lower Merion school district near universities, Ashbridge Park, & Stoneleigh, a new National Lands Trust garden. Only 5 minutes to train stations and easy access to the Blue Route, Schuylkill Expressway, Center City, hospitals, corporate centers, Airport, train, plus shops, restaurants, and movies in the charming villages of Wayne & Bryn Mawr.