On the Market: Windowlicious Contemporary in Bryn Mawr
Who needs an interior decorator? This house for sale lets nature do all the work thanks to its vast expanses of glass.
You may have noticed that unfurnished houses never make it into this daily feature. There are two reasons for this: First, empty rooms lack visual appeal, and second, people have a hard time filling them with their imaginations.
There’s an exception to every rule, however, and this handsome contemporary house for sale in Bryn Mawr is it. That’s because its rooms look full even when they’re empty.
The reason they pull off this neat trick is because the builder of this house decided to use nature as its interior designer. Every room in this residence boasts large floor-to-ceiling windows that bring the outdoors in.
And the outdoors obliges, for this house sits in the middle of 1.2 lushly wooded acres.
Nowhere is the effect more dramatic than in the open space that combines the foyer and the living room. Sparkling Brazilian cherry wood floors, white walls, blond wood railings and floor-to-ceiling wraparound windows make this space feel like you’re living outdoors.
And since those windows stretch from the first floor to the second, both the living room and the family room above are flooded with nature. (Both rooms have fireplaces. There’s another family room downstairs.)
Not only will you not need an interior designer, you will get a changing backdrop for your furniture throughout the year free of charge.
We’re sure you will also enjoy having your morning breakfast in a breakfast room that looks like it’s in the middle of a forest. It’s incorporated into a very recently updated kitchen with sleek, stylish stainless steel appliances.
And your day will start and end in a master bedroom bathed in greenery. A balcony lets you transcend the see-through barrier between you and the outdoors.
Finally, when you feel like actually living outdoors, there’s a brick patio and a swimming pool right outside.
This handsome house for sale sits in the boskier, estate-filled northern part of Bryn Mawr, above the Bryn Mawr College campus. It’s a short drive into the heart of town; there you can enjoy shopping and dining, and you can also catch Regional Rail trains into the city.
THE FINE PRINT
BATHS: 2 full, 1 half
SQUARE FEET: 3,526
SALE PRICE: $999,000
713 Waverly Rd., Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010 [Damon Michels | The Damon Michels Team | BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors]