Once in a lifetime opportunity for the most discerning Corporate CEO, Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, or Family Steward. This historic compound, part of the original famed 750 Acre Ardrossan Farm is just 20 minutes from Philadelphia's International Airport, 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, 90 minutes from New York City, & 5 minutes from trains and renowned schools. Beautiful turn-key Main Line property seamlessly blends a breathtaking private Residence which was once the original Horse Stable serving the estates mansion, with high efficiency stone Clock Tower Offices, Guest House, Entertainment Barn, & walking access to renowned Overbrook Golf Course & Country Club. The primary residence, secondary buildings and grounds at "Albermarle" underwent a meticulously executed, complete renovation by Pinemar Construction, supervised by top architects and artisans. The landscaping and hardscaping by Chuck Gale was creatively designed with 17 acres of vistas, gardens and surrounding conservancy land enhancing the property in every direction, year round. All exteriors feature repointed stone, cedar shake roofs, copper gutters and hand-carved front entrance doors. The homes interior is elegant yet comfortable with formal living and dining rooms, a true chef's kitchen, paneled library, wine cellar and a dramatic great room centered on a soaring fireplace. All rooms are designed for easy access to terraces overlooking superb gardens and green spaces, perfect for entertaining. Private quarters include a sumptuous main bedroom suite and 4 sterling guest bedrooms. The restored, multi-functional clock tower building has a complete office complex with reception area, 2 executive offices, 3 additional offices, Board Room with video/large screen equipment, Cat-5 wiring, kitchen, 2 baths & more. Stunning original architectural features, including the clock's mechanical room are perfectly blended with every modern amenity. The Guest House is exquisitely renovated, with 1-bedroom accommodation on one side and 3-bedroom accommodation on the other. Each includes charming living quarters, modern kitchen and outdoor spaces. The stone barn was completely rebuilt in the same location as the original and designed for year-round use featuring a great room with dramatic ceiling height, fireplace, wet-bar and a 2nd floor fitness room. The spectacular pool is surrounded by expansive terraces, stone fireplace and endless views. Lutron lighting, programmable systems.
Architectural elegance is revitalized with all the modern-day amenities one could want built into this stunning gated home in Villanova. Proceed down a long drive as you enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds this grand yet contemporary residence set on 4.5 private acres. A front motor court and 8-car garage courtyard offer generous parking for family, guests and staff. Landscaped grounds with lovely gardens and mature trees provide a perfect backdrop for views and entertaining. Host gatherings on the spacious stone patios while all play on the stretching lawn, and summer parties by the pool and pool house on warm afternoons. Though you'll feel in a world all your own, you're just 20 minutes to Center City and Philadelphia International Airport, with access to NYC in an hour on Acela Express. This gorgeous home, designed and carefully constructed over a five-year period by master architect Fred Bissinger and renowned builder Ed Mahoney, puts a fresh spin on the finest old-world craftsmanship with sleek modern finishes and state-of-the-art systems. Every detail has been considered to optimize comfort for today's discerning family's lifestyle. Soaring ceilings, marble floors, beautiful millwork, fireplaces, arched windows and doors are complemented by the latest luxury elements including an elevator that transports you from floor to floor, custom designer lighting, a top-of-the-line chef's kitchen, fully-equipped media/home theater with bar, game room with golf simulator, fitness center, billiards room, library/office, incredible master suite, the list goes on. You never have to leave home! But when you do, plenty of things to do are right nearby for every interest, whether it be shopping, dining, tennis, golf, biking and jogging paths, water sports or horseback riding.
One of the last remaining estates from the Gilded Age. Unrivaled in both its detail and presentation, Georgian Manor stands as an exquisite example of the important residences that were constructed on Philadelphia's Mainline in the late 1800s to early 1900s. Marked by the extraordinary craftsmanship of that era and restored by the present owners to its original luster but updated to fulfill modern families' demands, this three story stone mansion offers unparalleled formal spaces, magnificent tile, stone and woodworking, 8 Bedroom suites each with fireplace and amenities which include sweeping terraces, rose, cutting and topiary gardens, large operational yet ornamental greenhouse, pool, pool house with catering Kitchen and Bath, and uninterrupted vistas with both private and secured entrances. A home for today and for the ages.
This grand stone estate is located in Villanova's desirable Ardrossan neighborhood, and features 5 bedrooms with 5 full & 3-half baths. Surrounded by over 14 lush acres, the expansive and gorgeous property includes a main home, a guest house and a finished barn. Cathedral ceilings, a dramatic spiral staircase and gleaming hardwood floors are at the centerpiece of this home's light-filled interior foyer. Adjacent is the spacious formal dining room, with outdoor access via French doors. It leads directly into the gourmet kitchen, with custom cream-colored cabinetry, a center island with seating, luxury appliances and plenty of counter-space and cabinets. The kitchen also offers additional seating space. A generously-sized butler's pantry and airy living room with a fireplace are also connected to the kitchen. There is a powder room nearby and the mudroom includes an oversized stationary sink and floor-to-ceiling closets. A lovely and unique brick indoor hallway stretches the length of the home, bringing in light and offering access to the outdoors. Outside of the home features an open terrace in the rear with an ample seating area. Upstairs, the large master suite includes a bathroom with double sinks, and generously-sized shower, soaking tub and plenty of storage. Three additional sizable bedrooms also have their own adjacent bathrooms complete this level. Finished lower level includes wall-to-wall carpeting and built-in bookshelves along one wall, with room for a gym, playroom and other activities. Outside, this home also features beautifully landscaped grounds with an elegant in-ground rectangular swimming pool and a surrounding seating area. Also on-property is the 3-bedroom, 2-full bathroom guest house with dramatic, cathedral ceilings, built-in bookcases and a fireplace in the living room. It features a spacious, modern kitchen, hardwood floors and a two-car attached garage. The second floor features an interior balcony overlooking the first floor's common areas. In addition, the home includes a 2-story finished barn with a contemporary design and an abundance of windows overlooking the surrounding acres. This structure also has a 3-car garage and an expansive and stylish recreation space with the warm embrace of floor-to-ceiling knotty pine that's ideal for guest gatherings. This exceptional and magnificent property is truly a one-of-a-kind treasure!
Extraordinary living at its finest. Owing its name to it elevated superior positioning, Skyview is a stunning, stately French Manor Estate located at the end of a private lane on 6.73 breathtaking acres in Villanova, Lower Merion. A gated entrance leading to a Paver courtyard with wide trough fountain sets the stage for the exceptional detail and scale of the residence. Enter the home to a handsome Reception Hall with ornamental ceilings, marble flooring, and sweeping staircase. Ideal for hosting and entertaining guests on any scale, the Living and Dining Rooms offer finest architectural finishes including custom flooring, impressive fireplaces and exceptional flow into club quality seated bar. The Joanne Hudson designed gourmet kitchen is a professional chef's dream, offering plenty of open working space, beautiful custom cabinetry, and commercial grade appliances. Steps away from the Kitchen are the sunbathed Breakfast and Keeping Rooms, ideal for informal gatherings. The home's Family Room offers soaring ceilings, gas fireplace with wood surround, floor to ceiling windows, custom built-ins, and open entry to Game Room highlighted by coffered ceilings and gas burning fireplace. A glass enclosed wine room presents a delightful yet sophisticated way of displaying an established or burgeoning collection and boasts rustic brick and wood flooring, tasting bar, and lit storage. Ascend the main stair to find an expansive and most relaxing Master Suite with Sitting Room, Dressing Room, incredible closets with custom built-ins, and Master Bathroom. An estate for all seasons, Skyview is amenity rich with indoor pool with separate sauna, basketball court finished Lower level, with Home Theater. The exterior provides additional recreation such as tennis courts, a multi-hole golf course, and swimming pool with enclosed veranda with fireplace and full kitchen. Steeped in detail, finishes, and expert craftmanship, this Estate Home is truly one of the most extraordinary that the Main Line has to offer.
Beautiful Villanova Estate surrounded by 4.33 acres of lush greenery and mature trees. Welcoming and impressive, this home features an open floor plan, high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, relaxing flagstone patios, generous formal and informal spaces, and custom details including crown molding with recessed lighting and turned stair with decorative iron rail. Enter the home and to the left of the main stair, find the Living Room with stone surround fireplace, doors to a home office, and Dining Room with entry into the kitchen. To the right of the main stair is a sitting an area and entry to a first level bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Sitting at the heart of the home, the kitchen is bright and spacious, and offers center island with bar top, breakfast area, and high-quality appliances including subzero refrigerator & Freezer, Wolf 6 burner range with double oven, Fisher and Paykel double dish drawers, and built in Meile coffee machine. Flanking the kitchen find a most impressive two-story family room with stone surround fireplace and oversized windows overlooking the rear yard. A secondary stair offers access to the second level, while a powder room and mudroom with built-storage and laundry are adjacent. Ascend the main stair and to the left find a luxurious Master Suite offering tray ceiling with recessed lighting and fireplace with stone surround. To the left sits the spacious Her Walk-in Closet/Dressing room with built-in storage and center island, while on the right is the Master bathroom with His and Her vanities, Jetted Spa, double shower, and His closet. Three other family bedrooms can be found on the second level, two sharing a hall bath and one with an ensuite bath, while a third level offers an additional bedroom with full ensuite bath and loft space. The expansive walk-out Lower Level is ideal for family or guest entertaining with Theater and Billards/Games areas, Bar with wine chiller, dishwasher, and ice maker, and gym with adjacent full bath. A semi-detached Guest House offers the perfect space for long term guests or relatives, with separate entrance, Main Level Living Space, Kitchen, and full bath. A bedroom with full bath can be found on the second level, with breezeway access to the second level of the Main house. Ideally located and meticulously crafted, this home is truly one of a kind and a must see.
Exceptional Villanova Estate property from a bygone era sits on a total of 7.51 acres on one of the Main Line's most prestigious roads. This offering includes 3 separate adjacent parcels: 1425 Mount Pleasant Road is a gated 4 acre parcel with a stunning 10,889 square foot manor home with glorious gardens, terraces, views and a pool, 1445 Mount Pleasant is a fabulous updated converted barn set on 1.7 private acres with 2756 square feet of updated living space over an expansive garage (currently rented) and 1208 Meadowbank is a charming 1910 cottage, set on 1.76 acres, and currently serves as the property manager's home. A unique opportunity for an end user or developer to purchase an already subdivided multi building complex to renovate, reconfigure as desired, or sell as an incredible investment opportunity.
Beautiful C.F. Holloway build located in Villanova. This beautiful 5-6 Bedroom, 7 Full / 3 Half bath home is stunning in detail and offers over 11,000 square feet of living and entertaining spaces including Living Room with marble surround fireplace, handsome cherry paneled Library with fireplace, Kitchen and Catering Kitchen with connection to Dining Room, spacious Family Room with stone surround fireplace, Morning Room and office. On the second level, find a most relaxing Master Suite with lavish Master bath with His and Her marble vanities and full marble shower, walk-in closet, and Master retreat with breakfast bar, fireplace and full bath. Three additional family bedrooms and laundry can be found on this level, as well as a charming apartment with fifth bedroom, full bath, Kitchen and Living spaces, and private entrance. Spectacular and spacious Lower Level offers additional Family space with fireplace, bar, Billiard area, exercise room, large Wine Room, and Cabana with Full bath. The exterior features cobbled, paver driveway and courtyard, flagstone terrace and Pool with Infinity Edge. This home is truly a must see.
This fabulously renovated and expanded 5100 sq ft stone colonial home is situated in a quiet sought after established Villanova neighborhood. It features five bedrooms, four full baths and a half bath in the main house. The center hall invites you to a formal living room with a large wood burning fireplace, ceiling beams and extensive trim. From the living room there is access to a den/study with vaulted ceiling and custom built ins. Formal dining room appointed with wainscoting and provides access to the gourmet kitchen designed with custom cabinets, marble counter tops, subzero and wolf appliances. An extensive marble top island, farmhouse sink and custom built in window seat accents this space. Great room with coffered ceilings at 11 feet, gas fireplace and random width wood flooring. An extensive master suite added featuring large walk in closet, bath with marble floors, vanities with marble tops, soaking tub, steam shower and privacy provided by pocket doors. Private balcony access through french doors in the master with views of the property. Additional two bedrooms each with baths and the laundry room complete the second floor. Third floor with two additional bedrooms and bath. Outside amenities include a brick breezeway leading to a two car detached garage and pool house with bath. Garage with ample second story storage. Flagstone patio and in ground pool for enjoying the outdoors. Renovation included new cedar shake roof, windows, new heating/AC system, plumbing and electrical systems.Home in close proximity to fine dining, shopping and easy access to major highways or the train for commuting.
A custom-built masterpiece on a prestigious hidden-gem street in Villanova's coveted estate enclave! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind living experience with top-quality construction & impeccable design by McIntyre/Capron with attention to every detail. Occupying the site of the former carriage house of the J. Kearsley Mitchell, Jr. estate, this gorgeous new gem respects the character of that era & retains some special remnants, like an old carriage house door & reclaimed stone fireplace. The setting on 1.44 acres is a private sanctuary graced by beautiful landscaping, specimen plantings & mature trees. Enjoy a stunning yet versatile family home, perfectly located near all amenities & major routes. At the end of a long drive which becomes circular sits this commanding stone residence with estate fencing surrounding the grounds. Airy ceilings, lux finishes, grand rooms & Architectural Digest-worthy transitional decor are among many refined elements that define the thoughtfully-conceived interior. The front-to-rear Reception Hall leads to the rear flagstone terrace overlooking private grounds. Oak flooring, elaborate crown moldings, recessed paneled wainscoting & arched openings between rooms lend a sophisticated air. Host parties in the living room w/ custom built-ins & a see-through double-sided gas fireplace that connects to the exquisite vaulted office. A fully-equipped wet bar with marble checkerboard flooring & elegant powder room offer convenience for entertaining. Soak up the rays in the sunroom with slate flooring & stone detailing that spills out to the rear terrace. The refined dining room is served by a well-appointed butler's pantry. Open to the spectacular Kountry Kraft chef's kitchen with every bell & whistle, including a Wolf range & Subzero appliances, is vaulted breakfast room accessing the terrace. Also adjacent is an open vaulted family room with a stone fireplace & built-ins. A tiled mudroom off the family entrance has abundant storage, a powder room & 3 car garage entry. The master suite is pure bliss w/ a tray ceilinged bedroom, sitting room & spa-inspired master bath. Four other bedrooms, including a suite & a laundry room occupy the 2nd level. The 3rd floor is great for storage or expanded living space. The day-lit walk-out lower level is enormous, versatile & made for gatherings/recreation, w/ an exercise room, full bath & unfinished area. An added bonus is the backup generator which keeps the house running in the event of a power outage.
Here is the opportunity you have been waiting for! A magnificent, 2-acre, estate in the heart of Radnor with every amenity you can imagine. "Montangelica", meaning Mountain of the Angels, is a custom built home by Robert Bruce on the grounds of the original Meggs Estate in sought after Villanova. This property offers 5 spacious, en-suite bedrooms and a lavish Master Suite with fireplace, sitting area and his and hers private bathrooms. This one of a kind property is an entertainer's dream offering formal spaces for your intimate affairs as well as larger spaces for parties and benefits. There is an impressive grand ballroom that opens to the breath taking grounds and European inspired gardens designed by famed landscape architect, Carter Van Dyke. The impressive caterer's kitchen, exits to the outdoor kitchen making hosting large events seamless. Relax by the salt water pool after a long days work, read and relax on one of the multiple outdoor patios or gazebo and stay active in the playground area which converts to a full basketball court. The lower level of this home is equally as impressive with a bar and game area, his and her gyms, a home theater and a full wine cellar. Enjoy all that this exquisite property has to offer all while being just minutes from downtown Wayne with its endless array of sophisticated dining and shopping options. This convenient location offers an easy commute to Philadelphia, Wilmington and NYC and is located in the top rated Radnor school district with close proximity to some of the finest private schools in the country as well. Call today to preview this incredible estate property as an opportunity like this does not come around often!
Located on one of the most prestigious streets in the Ardrossan Estate area of Villanova, this expansive French Colonial home offers glorious privacy for discerning buyers. Every inch of this home has been meticulously updated and renovated over the past decade. Set back from the street on a quiet cul-de-sac this stately home is located on a gorgeous 2+ acre lot. Property features include a sweeping front lawn, guest parking courtyard, side-entry 3-car garage, expansive flagstone patios, patio water feature with koi, gorgeous gardens, and (beyond the rear tree line) additional grassy lawn which is ideal for recreation or other uses. The sparkling pool is accented by an arbor and is located near the screen porch and a 2nd patio. Inside, the beautifully appointed home features neutral d~cor, stunning millwork, and rich architectural details. A marble-floored Entrance Hall leads to a fireside Great Room, fireside Library with wet bar, and gracious Dining Room. Galleries across the rear of the house provide great flow between rooms for entertaining. The renovated Kitchen has creamy glazed cabinets, granite counters, 6-burner Wolf gas cooktop, double wall ovens, farmhouse-style sink, and a built-in furniture style hutch. Matching cabinet panels conceal the SubZero frig & Bosch dishwasher. The Butler's Pantry has an ice maker and wine frig and overlooks a casual Sitting & Breakfast Room with fireplace and more built-ins. The flexible floor plan features 4 upstairs Bedrooms, incl. a luxurious Master Suite with marble BA and 3 more BD with en suite Bathrooms, plus a secluded 1st floor BD suite with en suite BA. A large Bonus Room with 2 closets and an adj. full BA is located off the rear Hall near the Kitchen. Currently used as an office, this room could also be used as a playroom, billiard room, or bedroom for an Au Pair or housekeeper. The rear entrance hall also leads to the laundry and sunny studio/exercise room. The basement has a finished room with built-in storage cabinets and a large closet which would be ideal for a wine cellar, plus ample unfinished storage space, and new HVAC systems. Located near renowned schools, this home is convenient to the charming village of Wayne, trains, Center City, and the Airport. LOW TAXES!
Elegant and sophisticated French Manor Estate nestled on 4.23 acres on an exclusive lane in Northside Villanova with impressive gate, drive and entrance court. This 7 bedroom home features an eat-in Kitchen and attached butler's pantry, marble bathrooms, hardwood flooring, mahogany paneling, soaring ceilings from 9-28 feet, private in-law or Au Pair Suite, magnificent millwork, flagstone patios and terraced pool, tennis court and a 3-car oversized garage. Conveniently located to all major roadways, shopping, restaurants and award winning Lower Merion Schools.
INTRODUCING Ivy Lane at Ardrossan Farms by Pohlig Builders! Ivy Lane offers 15 new custom homes on one of the most sought-after pieces of land on the Main Line. Don't miss out on this very rare opportunity to own a piece of the Ardrossan legacy! Customize your dream home with the well-respected Pohlig Builders. Choose from one of their Portfolio Floor Plans, the Berkshire II or the Eldon II, or simply come with ideas and team up with one of their local architects. Homes will be strategically placed on the 3/4 acre lots that back up to open space with large swatches of mature trees and incredible view-sheds. Located just off Newtown Road at the notable stone water tower, the enclave neighborhood of Ivy Lane is set apart with a unique streetscape including brick-paver sidewalks, cobblestone curbs, vintage streetlights, street trees, post lights, and front walks. Base prices starting at $2.195 million for the Berkshire II floor plan. The Eldon II floor plan offers a first floor master with Base Price of $2.199 million. Lot premiums will apply.
This impressive Villanova estate, in the coveted neighborhood of Harriton Farm, exudes custom design and magnificent detail. With over 7,000 square feet of living space the Center Hall Colonial was designed by Michael Visich and built by renowned Pohlig Builders. Set on a picturesque .82 lush acres at the end of a private cul-de-sac this home is just waiting to tell it's next story. The moment you enter the residence you will realize nothing has been overlooked, even the most discerning buyer will appreciate the luxurious design and quality found throughout the home. Intricate millwork in the entry and formal living areas, custom plaster ceiling in the living room, beautiful dome in the grand foyer, ornate tilework throughout, extensive woodwork in the fire-side library and one of a kind draperies and wall coverings are just the beginning. The current owners have successfully managed to make the house grand and elegant while still keeping the warm and cozy feeling we all look for in a home. The open floor plan allows for the family to gather between the spacious kitchen, which is a chef's dream, the hand painted breakfast room and the sun filled family room. The upper level offers an exquisite master suite with fireplace. The luxurious en-suite includes marble floors, two vanities, soaking tub and hand painted cabinetry. There are four additional bedrooms as well. An Old Hollywood theme can be found throughout the lower level where you will find a wet bar with full kitchen, theater area, rec area with pool table and gym with cork flooring. The extensive woodwork makes this area like no other. The backyard is the perfect backdrop for entertaining. Friends and family will enjoy spending time around the pristine pool and spa with a French garden setting. This spectacular home is also available for rent.
Situated on a quiet, private lane in Villanova, Lower Merion Twp, you'll find this stately, breathtaking stone mansion. Built in 2005, this 6 Bdrm/7.2 Bath home has every modern amenity complete with old world charm. First impressions are everything, and the grand traverse Entrance Hall with herringbone hard wood flooring certainly lives up to that. High-end appointments such as rich custom millwork, tray ceilings and wainscoting are found throughout this special home. Entertain in the formal Living Room with marble surround gas fireplace, or the formal Dining Room w/ large bow window and separate serving area w/ beautiful built-in china cabinets. Escape to the handsome Library with coffered ceiling, custom built-ins and marble surround gas fp. The center island Chef's Kitchen with dramatic domed ceiling detail is filled with every convenience for the modern day cook, including 42" custom cabinetry, Subzero, Thermador Professional oven, gas cooktop & warming drawer, 2 Bosch dishwashers, walk-in pantry and so much more. The Kitchen opens into the striking Family Room with stone gas fp, and 12-ft vaulted beamed ceiling. Two Powder Rms, Wet bar, and family entry area, back stairway complete the main level. On the 2nd Fl, the magnificent Master Suite features tray ceiling, Sitting Area w/ French doors to Juliette balcony, custom outfitted dressing area w/ window seat & 2 large walk-in closets. And, it doesn't stop there?luxurious Master Bath with inlaid mosaic natural honed stone flooring, 2 custom vanities, frameless shower and separate water closet. There are 5 add'l Bedrooms, all En-Suite, all spacious with custom outfitted closets, and all uniquely their own. The Laundry Rm with Whirlpool Duet washer/dryer & laundry sink is ideally located on the 2nd floor as well. The 3rd fl offers a fun, creatively decorated Bonus Rm w/ Bath or 6th Bdrm. The icing on the cake is the fabulous Lower Level with something for everyone: Billiard Rm, wet Bar, climate controlled 400 bottle Wine Room, Rec Rm, Exercise Rm and Home Theater plus storage. On a summer night, step outside to the flagstone patio with stone fireplace and relax to the sounds of the fountain and koi pond or your favorite music on the outdoor speakers. Landscape lighting, underground sprinklers. 3 car att Garage. Award Winning Lower Merion Schools and minutes to the train, 76, 476, Main Line shopping and restaurants, 25 min to Center City Phila, 30th St. Station and PHL Airport. A gem!
Main Line custom built estate by Pohlig builders on a private cul-de-sac. Best location in entire neighborhood with a private fenced-in backyard pool & the 14.5 acre Harriton Farm preservation behind it. Gorgeous kitchen with huge granite island & stainless thermador appliances & stainless sub zero refrigerator. All hardwood floors that have been resanded & restained throughout the main level. Dining room w/ granite wet bar. Family room with coffered ceiling & gas fireplace . Private study. Incredible trim & wainscoting throughout. 2~half bathrooms on main level. 5 bedrooms upstairs with 4 full bathrooms. Gorgeous master bedroom suite with tray ceiling, 2 huge walk-in closets, dressing area, & gorgeous bathroom. 2 bedrooms that have its own private bathroom & large walk-in closet and 2 bedrooms that have a jack and jill bathroom complete the 2nd floor. Third level has a walk-up attic . Full finished basement built for a gym, pool table room with full wet bar,media room w/ surround sound, & a maid's quarters with an additional bedroom, bathroom , laundry rm & lots of~storage. This home has an entire house generator, security system, & central air. Minutes to 76 expressway, 476 blue route, restaurants & shopping. Award winning Lower Merion twsp schools. Listing Agent is related to seller.
Situated on a scenic, private lot adjoining the preservation area of Inverary and across from the Ardrossan estate this "right-sized" three-bedroom home offers the ultimate in luxurious living. Rebuilt in 2005-2009 "down to the studs" by the current owners using only the highest-quality materials the home offers the best of everything to the discriminating buyer. Proceed from the front entrance through the formal, sky-lit foyer with elegant staircase to the large living room with coffered-ceiling and fireplace centered on two sets of double French doors providing access to the rear deck. To the left find the spacious family room with crushed oyster-shell plaster walls, mortarless stone fireplace, reclaimed wood ceiling beams, custom chandeliers, wine bar with built-in ice maker and large windows overlooking the rear vista. To the left enter the elegant library featuring reclaimed-wood ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, custom built-in cabinetry and abundant daylight. Moving toward the front of the house step into the warm, custom French-country kitchen with custom cabinets, Viking appliances and open access to both the family room and breakfast room. The light-filled breakfast room adjoins the kitchen on the front of the house. From the breakfast room enter the tasteful, warm dining room, just the right size for holiday dinners. Access the laundry room, powder room and heated three-car garage from the breakfast room across the beautiful monastery stone floors. Radiant heat under the hardwood floors and stone floors further enhances the comfort of the first floor. Proceed to the other end of the house and the luxurious, bright first-floor master-suite featuring wall-to-wall carpet, fireplace, two full-bathrooms, and oversize walk-in closets with custom cabinetry. The second floor offers two generous en-suite bedrooms with ample closet space and luxurious bathrooms along with an open seating area overlooking the foyer. The finished lower level provides large open space, a roomy, comfortable office and abundant storage space. The utility systems housed in unfinished space highlight the high degree of maintenance provided to the home. The spacious rear deck offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside for relaxation or casual dining with built-in gas grill. A whole-house generator provides peace of mind during winter storms.
Presenting a perfect opportunity to customize your very own dream home with award-winning builder Guidi Homes. Set on 1.2 acres on a private cul-de-sac in an ideal location in the Radnor Township School District. The modern and versatile floor plan designed by Rene Hoffman features a covered front porch with foyer entrance that leads to the oversized great room with fireplace and spacious kitchen with large center island, breakfast room and convenient butler's pantry with wet bar and access to the mud room, powder room and laundry room. A covered porch with fireplace and terrace with steps to the rear yard are accessed off of the breakfast room. The first floor study/library and additional powder room are adjacent to the master bedroom suite with dressing area, dual walk-in closets and master bath with dual vanities, soaking tub and separate walk-in shower. The second floor offers a large bedroom with ensuite full bath and walk-in closet, two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets and jack and jill bath, study and huge storage area. A full basement and 3-car garage complete this gorgeous home. Live in the heart of the Main Line with easy access to all major highways, downtown Wayne, Villanova, the Regional Rail and so much more!
Vincent Kling, Jr. designed and built this exquisite home featuring the most beautiful BACKYARD which is just under 2 Acres and cannot be appreciated from the street! Today's owners have recently renovated this 29 year old traditional style home for today's upscale living pleasure with extensive attention to detail and high end finishes. The neighborhood is the Gold Coast of Radnor Township sharing the historic Ardrossan location with new construction and many coveted estates. The circular driveway approach features specialty plantings and this home's stately architecture. As one enters the grand Center Foyer you are immediately taken by the improvements which present themselves as new construction: fresh painting and designer wall coverings, elaborate moldings and gleaming hardwood/marble and limestone floors only to mention a few. Step down to the celestial ceiling Parlor with custom fireplace mantle and Atrium Doors with Palladian tops which exit to the exspansive terrace for entertaining. Step up to a spacious Gourmet Kitchen featuring marble counter tops,Bosch Dishwasher,Wolf 5 Burner Cook Top,Sub Zero Refrigerator and Dacor ovens. From the vaulted, beamed Eating Area in the Kitchen walk out to the PA blue stone walled terrace with flowering Pergola seating area and breathtaking view of the backyard. A Butler Pantry with outside exit features a soapstone counter top and Bar frig. The exquisitely appointed back Powder Room offers Chicago brick flooring,soapstone vanity top and a custom mirror. A skylit Breezeway leads to the enchanting Guest En Suite with still another custom fireplace and outside exit to private terrace and backyard. The 3 car Garage is off the right wing of the home and includes generous storage. To the left of the Entrance Foyer is the front to back sunken Family Room with Built-ins including a bay window seat and still another custom tile fireplace. The Office is faux painted with built in bookshelves and lovely view. Another Wet Bar and a custom appointed Guest Powder Room with recessed mirror complete this wing of the home. The coffered ceiling Master Bedroom offers 2 generous walk-in closets with systems, marble His and Her Baths, Soaking Tub and Stall Shower. Three additional Bedrooms; one En Suite and magnificently appointed Bathrooms of Rohl or Kohler fixtures and specialty ceramics complete the second level floor plan. 3 Zone heat at a very low annual expense. Public Sewer hook-up potential. Stucco remediation completed.
This classic Main Line 3 story center hall colonial home built in 1912 has been completely renovated and restored in 2018 by architect Tom Hall. It features new: Kitchen, Baths, HVAC , plumbing and electrical systems, insulated windows, and a completely new interior professionally redesigned to meet today's lifestyle. The residence sits on just over an acre on one of the most beautiful streets in Villanova. Once on this private lane you are struck by the curb appeal of the home, the mature plantings and the circular driveway, that leads to a striking Center Hall entrance. The Great Room with a classic fireplace is just right for large gatherings and features French doors that open onto a covered brick patio that overlooks a private side yard and a beautiful pool setting. The formal Dining Room leads to a beautiful kitchen complete with Thermador appliances, two dishwashers, a wine fridge and quartz countertops, and overlooks the fireside Family Room. A classically turned staircase takes you to the 2nd floor which is highlighted by the Master Bedroom Suite with a new marble bath, an oversized shower, a large soaking tub, and two walk-in closets. Two spacious en-suite bedrooms, a generous 2nd floor Laundry with folding/ironing station, and many storage options completes this floor. The 3rd floor enjoys two additional family Bedrooms and a full Bath. Step outside to a park-like setting with a garden area, large sprawling open lawns and peaceful privacy. A second driveway affords overflow parking and leads to a large oversized two car garage. This is the total package!The best location and the charm of yesterday's classic stone homes; the community enjoys a dedicated crosswalk to a wonderful walking path. This beautiful home, ideally located in the estate area of northside Villanova is just minutes from highly respected schools, walking distance to 2 train stations and offers the best of both Town and Country with easy access to all major transportation routes and everything that Suburban Philadelphia has to offer.
Live like royalty without having to care for the kingdom! Welcome to Thistlegreen Court, an exciting community of six independent homes crafted in the style of a European Village and nestled within 5.3 acres of flat, conserved ground, ringed by centennial trees in Lower Merion Township, Villanova. This exclusive enclave offers first and second floor master bedroom opportunities, professionally selected interiors, and the dramatic pairing of exquisite architectural appointments and innovative floor plans. With a focus on "Right-sizing", the homes range from 3500 square feet to an expanded plan of as much as 7000 on three finished floors. Lot 4 Thistlegreen Court- Light filled first floor Dunbarton model offers 3876 square feet on its two finished levels. Great room with volume ceiling, fireplace and wall of glass overlooking rear terrace. May be expanded to a possible 6,992 square feet on three floors. Please advise that Recurring HOA fees have not yet been determined, as well as the reoccurring fee frequency. There is the ability to expand to 4 or 5 bedrooms.
Live like royalty without having to care for the kingdom! Welcome to Thistlegreen Court, an exciting community of six independent homes crafted in the style of a European Village and nestled within 5.3 acres of flat, conserved ground, ringed by centennial trees in Lower Merion Township, Villanova. This exclusive enclave offers first and second floor master bedroom opportunities, professionally selected interiors, and the dramatic pairing of exquisite architectural appointments and innovative floor plans. With a focus on "Right-sizing", the homes range from 3500 square feet to an expanded plan of as much as 7000 on three finished floors. Lot 5 Thistlegreen Court- Light filled first floor Dunbarton model offers 3876 square feet on its two finished levels. Great room with volume ceiling, fireplace and wall of glass overlooking rear terrace. May be expanded to a possible 6,992 square feet on three floors. There is the ability to expand to 4 or 5 bedrooms.
Treat yourself to one of the best offerings of suburban living on the Main Line of Philadelphia. This home is located on a beautifully landscaped acre plus of land. The stone colonial marries old world charm and today's modern amenities.Truly a family home that combines elegance with easy lifestyle. This partially fenced in property boasts of a Villanova address in Lower Merion Twshp. There are well executed additions to this property enabling all family members to enjoy an excellent engineered and fitted expanded kitchen with all state of the art appliances with gas cooking and heating. The contiguous family room is an added feature. This connection is a wonderful addition to this warm and welcoming home.The family room enjoys huge windows that are from ceiling to floor that immerse the area with natural light. A gas fireplace is easily lit to comfort the family on winter nights or in cooler weather. It is a wonderful gathering place or a quiet respite from a hectic days. The well-defined living room bathed with sunlight from many windows is a wonderful retreat.Hardwood floors are a plus in most rooms.There is an inviting dining room with chair rail and wood molding that enhance this spacious room that boasts a closet to store china, silver & crystal and collections. The well designed and appointed kitchen was custom designed for a private family or larger events & it has access to a large deck which is perfect for entertaining. Down some steps takes you to the pool area that is surrounded by beautiful landscaping that enhance the unique and tranquil environment.Close to 476 the Blue Route & 76 the Schuylkill Expressway. One finds himself minutes from Phila & King of Prussia Mall. It is close & easily accessible to neighborhood shopping areas. The three-car garage is a great advantage and added value to this experience. The second floor boasts of 3 bathrooms tastefully executed and five bedrooms that are beautifully sized with excellent closet space. The master suite is a recent addition and offers all the amenities of newer construction, including a whirlpool tub, huge shower and radiant floor. Excellent closet and storage space were built and added as inspired features of this wonderfully located home. The topography and layout of the land creates tranquil views. Lower level is completely finished with a full bath & additional bedroom and video features. Enjoy the prized Lower Merion Schools and excellent private schools.
Named "Woodstock" in acknowledgment of the many and varied trees that grew on the original 141 acre forested parcel,this important 3 story painted stone residence was built in 1776 w/ its first noted residents being the family of James Hunter in the harsh winter of 1778. The home has,since its origin,been graced by exceptional stewards,thereby retaining most of the original detail, superior construction, elegance and grandeur. A straight through Center Foyer w/ gleaming wide plank floors showcases both the formal Living and Dining Rooms,each w/ stunning fireplaces and rare Valley Forge marble surrounds. In what was perhaps one of the first examples of the 'open floor plan' these formal rooms connect w/ a set of impressive 8 paneled doors, easily closed for privacy or more intimate formal dinners. A swinging service door opens from the formal space into the Kitchen. Large stone topped center island is surrounded by fresh,white custom storage and display cabinetry w/ stainless steel appliances, two large work sinks, double ovens and 6 burner gas range. The Family Room solarium style windows and light from three exposures, while a centrally located fireplace & painted white ship-lathe ceiling add both interest and charm.Two bedroom suites,each w/ fireplace, open to the arched covered terrace and lawn. Providing first level guest space the rooms are adjacent to a renovated slate floored bath w/ white porcelain fixtures.Ascend to find a most handsome second level Library. All walls offer floor to ceiling custom shelving. A wood burning fireplace w/ sophisticated tall wood mantel makes this space as desirable as a Library, Master Sitting Room or exquisite Home Office. Adjacent find a deluxe Master Suite warmed by a wood burning fireplace and featuring unparalleled fully outfitted closets and beautiful en-suite bath.Sharing what was formerly the second level sleeping porch, two charming family bedrooms have detailed paneling and richly stained character grade hardwood floors.Offering as many as 3 bedrooms as well as recreation room and two baths the third level is accessed off a private staircase.The lowest level w/ oversized fireplace, originally the 'summer kitchen' now houses a recreation room, primary storage, and large laundry.Now set on 1.09 acres with a spectacular pool surrounded by flat lawns and exceptional trees for which the property was first known. Conveniently located near train station! Precisely maintained, historically significant