For Sale/Rent

A Farmhouse Retreat in Plymouth Meeting for $1.295M

With two kitchens, this home has plenty of room for you to let your culinary fancies fly free.


1008 Thomas Rd., Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 19462 | Bright MLS images via Coldwell Banker Preferred

Up front, this handsome Plymouth Meeting home looks every bit the 18th-century farmhouse it was at the start.

And on the inside, it retains every ounce of that Colonial charm. But as you explore it, it will dawn on you that you’re in not an 18th-century farmhouse but rather a 21st-century home that’s built for comfort, relaxation and entertaining.

Dining room

The transformation comes by way of several expansions over the years. These largely back up on to the home’s 18th-century heart, which remains intact (with some sprucing up) in the front living and dining rooms, separated by the main staircase. (The opening up of this space, we suspect, is a modern development.)

Family room

Behind these rooms you definitely enter the modern era. The back wall of the original house forms an ideal accent wall for the sunny family room with its three large French doors opening onto an expansive rear patio.

Den

To its left is an equally sunny den with its own sliding-door patio entrance. This room and the family room share one of this home’s many fireplaces.

Kitchen

To its right is the home’s main kitchen, equipped with an island and top-of-the-line appliances. This should get you through most of your food preparation needs.

But for those times when it doesn’t, this home has a second kitchen on the main floor as well as a butler’s pantry.

Master bedroom

Master bathroom

Just as it has two kitchens, it also has two master suites, one on the main floor and one on the second. The main-floor suite’s bathroom features a vaulted beamed ceiling, and its bedroom has a stone fireplace.

Two other bedrooms and an open home office space keep the second-floor master suite company.

Rear patio

The patio out back includes an outdoor fireplace and offers a great view of the attractively landscaped 1.65-acre lot. The original farm springhouse has been preserved as well.

All this along with its location off a secluded private road will lead you to believe you’ve found the perfect rural retreat — but you’re actually just a very short drive from Plymouth Meeting Mall, the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Blue Route. King of Prussia is not that much farther away.

THE FINE PRINT

BEDS: 4

BATHS: 3 full, 2 half

SQUARE FEET: 5,000

SALE PRICE: $1,295,000

OTHER STUFF: This home also comes with garage parking for four cars, two in an attached garage and two in a detached one.

1008 Thomas Rd., Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 19462 [Donna Ragusa | Coldwell Banker Preferred]