Malvern Bank House of the Week: Wayne Home Once Owned by Baseball Cleat Inventor

David Bjorkgren
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236 Upland Way in Wayne

A stunning stone traditional home with six bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms surrounded by gorgeous flora that dominate the 1.33-acre grounds is available for sale in Wayne.

Perfectly set at the top of a gentle rise, the residence offers the perfect combination of privacy along with easy access to Wayne’s busy downtown.

Built in 1892 for Waldo Claflin, the inventor of the baseball cleat, it perfectly showcases the architecture and extraordinary craftsmanship of this gilded age.

The residence is constructed of a unique white/grey stone and features wide stone stairs leading to the wrap-around front terrace with views of the tennis court.

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Inside, the many highlights include a foyer with turned staircase and balcony, formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, and the sparkling white kitchen with fireplace, a center island with seating, and an eat-in area.

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.The owners’ bedroom with fireplace on the second floor connects to an office, a modern bath, and a large closet. Meanwhile the third level is home to a gym and TV lounge, among other amenities.

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Read and see more of this house at 236 Upland Way in Wayne, listed for $3,250,000 on Realtor.com.

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