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Let us introduce you to this elegant 6 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath Stone Tudor Manor Home located in Ben Avon Heights, a distinctive Pittsburgh neighborhood and hidden gem of 150 homes, situated on a 1.6 Acre level home site and beautifully landscaped with native plantings. This historic home was built in 1929 for the Chief Engineer of Koppers, built with stone excavated from the foundation of the original Koppers Building in Downtown Pittsburgh. The second owners of this fine home were patrons of the Pittsburgh Symphony hosting Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr., an American Pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958, when at age 23, he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.
An elite borough of 150 distinctive homes, a community park, and the The Shannopin Country Club in its almost two square mile area, Ben Avon Heights Residents enjoy the Community Club Christmas Tea; Christmas Eve celebration in Ben Avon Heights Park; Halloween in the park and September picnic for residents in Ben Avon Heights Park.
The handsome Tudor exterior features a covered front entry, two (2) Flagstone Entertaining Patios with Awnings, outdoor Stone Barbeque Circle with distant River Valley views and 2 Car Attached Garage all in walking distance to Ben Avon Heights Community Park just six miles North of the City of Pittsburgh off the Interstate 79 Camp Horne Exit with easy access to Downtown Pittsburgh, Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, area amenities and McKnight Road Shopping District.
Fine interior features include exquisite original woodwork, pocket doors, built-ins, crown moldings, hardwood floors, leaded and stained glass windows, five (5) Fireplaces, arched entry and doorways, updated ceramic tile Baths, 2 Story Barrel Vaulted Ceiling Foyer, two (2) Staircases, Balcony Overlook, spacious Family Room with beautiful carved stone Fireplace and Built-in Bar Nook, formal Dining Room with marble Fireplace, private 1st Floor Den with Marble Fireplace and walls of built-in Bookcases, renovated Chef\'s Kitchen with sleek Stainless Steel & Corian, 1st Floor Laundry Room, gracious Master Suite with Fireplace & adjoining Private Study, Luxurious Master Whirlpool Bath & Steam Shower, five (5) more spacious Bedrooms, 3 more full Baths, 3rd Floor Rec Room & lower level wine cellar to name a few of its fine amenities sure to please...
This Property Marketed By Kevin Mihm 412-366-1600