What more could you want than a stunning French Colonial with 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, in an outstanding location with direct access to it all! This awe-inspiring 5,842 SF home fulfills your love of luxury and desire for a central address near schools, the train station, transportation, shops, restaurants, houses of worship, and the Merion Cricket Club. A family dream home on nearly an acre in the desirable north side Haverford neighborhood! From the exquisite grounds and from every room you'll enjoy picturesque views and private environs. Wherever you are inside, oversized windows invite in soaking light and bring the outside in. Welcoming you is an airy 2-story reception hall featuring hardwood flooring with decorative inlays. French doors open to the customized library with wood paneling, built-ins, a fireplace, crown moldings and wet bar. Another set of French doors open to the sunroom where you can enjoy nature's beauty. The sunroom can also be accessed by the spacious living room, creating a seamless flow. The large step-down living room sits off the reception hall with columns framing its entrance. A fireplace with slate surround is flanked by double rear-facing windows with cushioned window seats. The large, light-filled dining room leads out to the wraparound deck for easy indoor-outdoor entertaining. The renovated gourmet kitchen is a magnet for the entire family. The chef will particularly love the functionality and style, with Kraft Maid cabinetry, granite countertops, tiled backsplash and flooring, a walk-in pantry and top-grade Viking, Sub-Zero and KitchenAid appliances. Other favorite spots are the sunny breakfast room off the kitchen, and the amazing vaulted family room with a fireplace, double skylights, and glass sliding doors to the deck. A mudroom offers entry to the laundry room with cabinetry and a utility sink, as well as to a powder room, pantry and 3-car garage. You'll surely be wowed by the master suite with a vaulted ceiling and wall of cabinetry. His and hers closets provide ample room for storage. The marble master bath is a spa-style retreat with a Whirlpool tub, separate shower, water closet with bidet and double-sink vanity. Two additional bedrooms, a full hall bath and second huge bedroom suite occupy the second floor. The finished day-lit lower level with its own entrance presents another BR suite plus rec room with fireplace, wet bar, glass doors to the rear, and an unfinished area for storage.