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This enchanting 5 bed 3.5 bath home is hidden behind tall bushes and a lovely landscaped berm that screens it from the road. Its unique orientation facing the back of the property creates a sense of privacy. Dating back to 1920, this colonial has been thoughtfully renovated to retain its original character and details, yet incorporates modern upgrades today~s family desires. Its charming style and features are anything but cookie cutter, making it a wonderful family residence full of warmth & light in a prime location. The houses idyllic position on a pristinely landscaped half-acre lot allows for pretty views and great natural light, not to mention generous yard space where you can entertain and let the little ones play. The center hall colonial layout is gracious and elegant, enhanced by airy ceilings and tasteful original elements. These include rich hardwood floors, solid wood doors, lovely crown moldings, 8" baseboards, built-in bookcases, a wood-burning fireplace, and a grand main staircase illuminated by the upstairs skylight. Replaced Pella & Marvin windows and French doors, an updated family entrance, family room & garage, new 200 amp electric service and a second-floor laundry are other highlights. The home is unique in that theres both connection and individuality to each generously-sized room. On either side of the foyer is a living room with fireplace, gorgeous built-ins and double doors to the patio, and a dining room beyond French doors brightened by large windows. Serve guests from the kitchen styled with cherry cabinetry, black granite countertops, and a cozy window seat for gazing at nature. Flow through to the vaulted family room to relax, with a wall of rear-facing windows and glass doors to the patio. Other highlights include a powder room, and mudroom with built-in storage, doggie bath, & access to the part-finished LL. On the upper levels sit a huge master suite with two walk-in closet & luxurious bath with a soaking tub and shower, a guest suite, plus 3 additional 3rd-floor bedrooms & a hall bath with original claw-foot tub. Plant roots in this peaceful, private home with friendly neighbors and walkability to everything - the train, Suburban Square, Wynnewood Shopping Center, and L Merion HS.