Price improvement & tax appeal in progress! This amazing property sits at the top of a hill, far back off of Marple Road on a 1 acre lot and borders Merion West golf course. This 16 y/o home, with Victorian accents is absolutely beautiful & offers an abundance of privacy. With over 4800 sq ft on the 1st & 2nd levels,the traditional floor plan is adaptable to modern lifestyles & is filled with well designed custom spaces. A lovely front entrance with wrap around covered porch leads to a grand 2 story foyer with coat closet & gorgeous chandelier. The formal DR with chair rail & crown Molding is perfect for hosting holidays & dinner parties. The expansive kitchen was just recently updated with professionally painted white cabinetry, new granite & a new subway tile backsplash. Other features include a large island, a desk area, a pantry closet, SS appliances, including a beverage cooler, propane gas cooking & a back staircase to the 2nd level. The eating area offers custom built in bench seating with storage and french doors accessing the 15 x 23 foot deck overlooking the yard & fabulous wooded views. The kitchen also offers the much desired open floor plan that flows directly into the family room with soaring ceilings & propane gas fireplace. Off of the kitchen there is access to a half bath, a laundry/mudroom & the 3 car garage. A unique feature of this home is the in-law suite. French doors off of the foyer lead to a separate LR with propane gas FP & beautiful mantel, a full bathroom with slate tile, stall shower with bench seat & dual shower heads & a bedroom with window seat, plantation shutters & access to the wrap around porch. The 2nd level boasts an open hallway overlooking both the foyer & the family room, a master suite with his/her walk in closets, & a separate office/sitting area. The master bathroom has a stall shower with rain head, separate jacuzzi tub & a dbl vanity. Finishing off the 2nd floor are 3 other bedrooms, 2 sharing a Jack & Jill bath & an additional hall bath. The finished walk out lower level offers approx 1500 additional sq ft & houses a huge living area with propane gas FP, a separate work out room, a separate craft room, a 6th bedroom & a full bath with stall shower & pedestal sink. There is also a large unfinished area with plenty of storage. Conveniently located to schools, shopping, the Haverford rec center & walking trails & the new YMCA. Easy access to major roadways, center city & the airport.