This modern transformation by C2 Architects rivals those found in Architectural Digest or on Houzz.com, but this one comes with its own chicken coop and real chickens! For buyers who want high-end minimalist design, a completely renovated home, smart features and a need to be close to major highways, Center City Phila and PHL International Airport, 1260 Lakemont is for you. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, this home sits on a 1 plus tranquil wooded acre in a sought-afterVillanova neighborhood. The long private driveway, brand new white facade, and black windows set the stage for something special. Enter the 2 story foyer with large orb chandelier and skylight. The open floor plan allows a visual to the Jasper White French Oak 6" plank hardwood flooring throughout, main level rooms and floating staircase with glass and railing. The living room extends from the foyer to the back of the home and offers outside views thru stunning glass wall systems as does the adjoining dining room. The kitchen, flanked with white Wellborn Cabinetry, is brightened with Velux skylights with Wifi remote and black trimmed glass door systems that open the entire width of kitchen so you can step out onto the attached deck and backyard, giving the appearance that your kitchen is in a forest. If you can peel your eyes away from the view, you'll see an enormous waterfall edge island with Caesar stone quartz countertops and a walnut sitting island for 4 people. The island contains stainless sink and dishwasher and ample drawer space on both sides. The pantry is built into more Wellborn white cabinetry that also hosts the stainless Monogram Wifi connected appliances , Subzero refrigerator, wall oven and integrated microwave, cubby for quick access small appliances. The induction cooktop, overhead Thermador hood, bar sink and floating walnut shelves complete the kitchen. Off the kitchen and thru an expansive laundry and mud room with built-ins is access to the oversized 2-car garage which makes bringing in groceries a breeze. A tranquil library/home office featuring floor to ceiling Pella windows brings nature inside. The home has two master en-suites - the main Zen-like master is on the first floor with more glass siding doors that open completely to a private deck for morning coffee and a second private exit to a outdoor patio. The dressing area includes floor-to-ceiling walnut cabinets as well as a walk-in outfitted with an Elfa custom shelving system. The full bath with glass shower stall, skylight, soaking tub and floating double vanity continue the minimalist design. Ascend the vertical wood and glass staircase to the second floor with four additional bedrooms. The second master/guest suite offers a vaulted ceiling, wet bar that has a mini sink, coffee station and small refrigerator, and custom closet is perfect for guest or caregivers. Three other ample sized bedrooms with custom Elfa closets and hall full bath complete the second floor. The lower level has a large family room, generously sized exercise room that can fit a pool or ping pong table as well as a generous unfinished area with professional level storage. The 2016 renovation includes all-new custom glass/aluminum garage door, Pella windows, high-density spray foam insulation, skylights, kitchen and bathrooms, flooring, appliances, air conditioning, whole-house water treatment/softening, 2 water heaters new smart appliances and CAT6 ethernet. The interior and exterior lighting is controllable with Wifi smart switches. The exterior has HardiePlank Lap & Board & Batten installed in 2019 and has a 10 year warranty. The new roof in 2019 also offers 10 yrs of warranty. Contact agent to schedule a Walk-Around the property. Please do not enter driveway or yard without an appointment.