Walter Durham Designed Home in Chestnut Hill

Walter Durham Designed Home in Chestnut Hill has been lovingly maintained and respectfully updated


Attention to detail is evident in the hand drawn and hand notated plans for the home

(click on images for a closer look)


and apparent from the moment you approach the entrance gates





and evidenced in the antique lantern over the entrance gates



Once inside the foyer you will notice the care with which the foyer and stairs are laid out – a diligence of design carried throughout the home










the foyer opens into the living room where the ceiling is over 11 feet high



Living room includes a wall of windows facing south east and looking out over the gardens



the library has been created with craftsmanship and attention to detail seldom seen today



a closer look at the library fireplace details as drawn by Walter Durham




additional details found throughout the home include antique door panels



Society of The Cincinnati Door Knocker


crystal knob on newel post in foyer



and original door hardware throughout


A new kitchen was designed and implemented by Cullen Inc. of Wayne within the original kitchen space



a wine cooler and two refrigerator drawers compliment the bar area






state of the art appliances incorporated in the new design



A new en suite bath and new laundry area added to second floor also executed by Cullen





The home is located in the St Martins section within walking distance of Chestnut Hill Academy and The Cricket Club


Built in 1963 at the corner of Moreland Ave and Huron St for Ruth Van Sciver and her husband Walter Ketcham, on land formerly of Kitty Bingham Latta and her estate Grey Arches



attention to detail as exemplified in this courtyard fountain are found outside as well on the level one acre lot!!




more photos are coming soon!!