Welcome Home to 334 Louella Avenue, located on the most picturesque tree lined street in coveted South Wayne. Originally built in 1900 and affectionally known as "Bankers Row", this magnificent gem has been the pride and joy of the neighborhood for over 120 years!! Whether walking or driving by, ones heart is immediately captured and the warmth of the property can be felt by the one-of-a-kind inviting front Porch that sets the tone for this grand dame. Rich in history, the exquisite mahogany front door opens to the grand Foyer where gleaming hardwood floors seamlessly carry you throughout the First Floor creating an harmonious blend of the formal and informal spaces. Old world elegance abounds in the gracious Living Room with deep windowsills, balanced by a grand stone fireplace and exceptionally detailed coffering ceiling marrying the many conversation areas.
The large traditional Dining Room with window seat calls for many "sit down dinners" and is entertainers dream with an adjacent walk-in Butler’s Pantry and wet bar. In 2000 the home was restored, repurposed, and an addition flawlessly connected to the original part of the home creating the masterpiece that it is today and rarely found in a house of this age. Flooded with natural light from the window-filled addition a perfect harmony of function and design was created consisting of a Great Room, Breakfast Area and gourmet Kitchen that all capture the backyard oasis. A true chefs delight, the Kitchen has a large island with granite countertops, Country Craft cabinetry, walk-in pantry and commercial grade appliances. For added convenience, a large Mudroom with built-in cubbies is easily accessible from the Kitchen, back door, backstairs and the First Floor is completed by a lovely Powder Room.
The sweeping staircase brings you to the Second Floor with glorious high ceilings, where an eloquent Primary Suite awaits. A spacious dressing room with walk-in closets leads to a newly renovated marble Primary Bath featuring a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, double sink vanity, radiant floor heating and original stain glass windows. This suite is completed by a Sitting Room where it would be a dream to begin and end your day with an outside balcony capturing the backyard sanctuary. The Second Floor has an 2 additional generously sized Bedrooms, updated Hall Bath and Laundry Room. High ceilings continue throughout the Third Floor, where 3 additional Bedrooms can be found and serviced by an updated Full Bath. The family friendly square footage continues down to the finished Lower Level with Full Bath, and plentiful storage. And the magic continues to the outside "Hampton Like" paradise where lush green landscaping provides a private oasis featuring a sparkling Pool, flagstone Patios, and a carpet of green grass. A one car detached Garage completes the outside.
This exceptional property has provided 27 years of cherished memories to its current owners and is ready to begin its next chapter.... don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity....showings begin Tuesday August 29th!!
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