If you value a unique architecturally designed home in a prime location within the State College Borough, then this is the property for you. Custom built & designed by Architect Kenneth J. Heidrich (The Heidrich House III), this 19th Century Arts & Crafts style ranch is located in the coveted College Heights subdivision on the corner of W Park Ave & Fairway Rd, overlooking the Penn State White Golf Course & the West end of main campus. This distinctive & beautiful home blends modern & classic elements. Eye-catching curb appeal, lush mature landscaping & a distinctive entrance that leads you to the thoughtfully designed interior. Once inside you will discover walls of windows allowing an abundance of natural light to flood the free flowing floorplan & offers relaxed one-level living. The formal entry boasts slate tile floor with a large useful coat closet as well as built-ins. The great room focal points are the stunning inverted floor to ceiling funnel fireplace, custom made sliding screens to protect against the southern sun, vaulted ceilings, exposed ceiling beams & transom windows. Glass French doors take you to the enchanting & tranquil courtyard. There is a delightful formal dining room with a skylight & a large picture window. The spacious kitchen reflects a modern flair with sleek cabinetry & a large U shaped countertop providing plenty of space for meal prep. Just off of the kitchen you will appreciate the convenient laundry/mudroom loaded with built-in cabinetry for storage, double laundry sink, 1 exterior entrance & separate entrance to the attached 2 car garage. The owner suite features a built-in dresser, wall closet & a private full bath featuring an oversized vanity with a solid surface top & a tub/shower combo. There are 2 additional bedrooms both with hardwood floors, a home office & another full bath. On the other side of the garage you will discover a guest/wing suite with its own private exterior entrance. The efficiency space boasts a combo living space/bedroom area with a charming exposed brick wall, 2 closets, full private bath, separate thermostat & a kitchenette providing visitors the perfect spot for Happy Valley weekends. Additional amenities of this spectacular home include central air conditioning, oil hot water heat, radon mitigated, handy built-ins found thru-out, fresh interior paint & there is a full unfinished basement for all of your storage needs. The path along the golf course leads to N Atherton St where you cross to the North side of campus to Rec Hall, the Nittany Lion shrine & just a few blocks to thriving downtown State College. The ultimate location for Penn State enthusiasts who appreciate timeless contemporary architecture & a location that offers proximity to the University & downtown amenities.
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Centre Realty. Contact: (814) 231-8200