|Blake Development, one of Philadelphia’s premier custom builders is delighted to offer for sale the first of two houses planned in an exciting new project in Chestnut Hill. A beautiful custom home on one half acre, in a favorite walkable location, just steps from the Wissahickon trails in Fairmount Park. The home is designed with a thoughtful open floor plan offering 5050 square feet on three levels. Exterior features include batten board, Hardiplank siding, Wissahickon schist stone details and cedar shake roof, providing a traditional Pennsylvania farm house style, combined with a contemporary architectural design. Enter the very gracious foyer, with dining room with fireplace and powder room to your right, and living room with fireplace to your left. Study/office adjacent to living room. A first floor primary or guest bedroom suite opens to large bluestone patio. Spectacular kitchen and great room with stone fireplace and breakfast room also opens to patio. The custom kitchen offers Wolf, SubZero and Bosch appliances, large island and custom cabinetry. The mudroom features built-in cubbies, a large walk in pantry, and second powder room opening into the attached two car garage. Upstairs, a second option for a primary bedroom suite complete with large walk-in closet, generous bathroom with soaking tub and shower. Designed for todays living in mind the two additional bedrooms offer ensuite bathrooms. Spacious laundry room outfitted with custom cabinetry and sink. Large unfinished basement can be finished at an additional cost. Plenty of room for game area, home theatre, gym and wine cellar. Ample storage throughout. Enjoy the finest custom construction, with a 10 year real estate tax abatement, in one of the area’s very best locations. You can’t beat the combination to be steps away from a hike or bike in the wilderness of the Wissahickon trails, and a short walk to Chestnut Hill shopping, restaurants, schools and a world class sports facility. A quick commute to Center City and 90 minutes to Manhattan completes the picture in this enviable opportunity.