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Views - Golf Course - Master on Main
Address
770 Godfrey Road Villanova, PA
Price
$ 13,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PADE395230
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDELAWARE
  • CityVillanova
  • AreaRadnor Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19085
  • StyleCarriage House,Converted Barn,Cottage,Traditional
  • Year Built1933
  • Taxes39479
  • Price$ 13,950,000
  • Bedrooms10
  • Full Bathrooms11
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage19000
  • Lot Size16.93 Acres
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Property Description

Offering privacy and timeless sophistication, this 17-acre estate just 30 minutes from Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City was once a prized piece of Ardrossan, the most extraordinary estate on Philadelphia~s esteemed Main Line. Now known as Albermarle, this collection of masterfully and recently restored and expanded, English-style stone buildings is set behind a gated entry and feels like your own 21st-century village: A main residence, guest house, entertainment barn, pool and tennis court now serve as a much-loved family gathering place with a clock tower building used by the owner as a small, well-outfitted, high-tech headquarters for his business interests. Every piece of the estate has been fine-tuned for today~s lifestyles and is complemented by Chuck Gale~s picturesque hardscaping and landscaping and vista views of conservancy land. Importantly, this hidden world, located in a prime ZIP code, offers very reasonable property taxes. Inside the main house, the expansive open floor plan showcases generously proportioned living, dining and great rooms and one of the best chef~s kitchens on the Main Line. Plentiful windows and French doors embrace the exceptional setting and allow for indoor-outdoor flow. Fireplaces stand ready for winter evenings. Formal living and dining rooms are comfortably sized for entertaining. The expansive kitchen readily meets the demands of the largest events in both its design and array of pro-grade appliances, but its casual, fireside dining area no doubt will be a favorite for every day. A grand-scale great room, lodge-like in its feel, offers a soaring fireplace, wet bar, and access to a wine cellar. The views from the extensive patios and other outdoor spaces feel endless. Closing out the main floor is a paneled study, designed to be a quiet retreat, an en suite bedroom, bonus and Laundry rooms. Private quarters are on the second floor. There is a spacious, sumptuous main bedroom suite two additional en suites and an office, offering a total of six bedrooms in the main residence. A separate, charming stone guest house, set up as a ~twin~ and fully updated with two separate and complete living spaces, provides four additional bedrooms. The clock tower offices, also fully restored right down to the timepiece in the tower, now house a reception area, two executive offices, three additional offices, board room with video/large screen equipment, Cat-5 wiring, kitchen, two full baths and four oversized garage bays. For entertaining, the rebuilt, all-season stone bank barn has it all: game/media areas, wet bar, fitness space on the upper level and two bathrooms. This building also offers three additional parking bays for a total of seven on the property. Plan on warm-weather entertaining by the pool, where its lounge area and fireplace are seamlessly integrated into expert hardscaping, and the views are breathtaking. For the buyer seeking a complete, turnkey residence to center family life, business and entertaining, within walking distance to golf and country club facilities, along with a legacy property that offers an exclusive heritage, look no further than the Main Line~s Albermarle. ***Please note: Selected interior photos have been digitally staged to refresh the home~s appearance.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Ithan Elementary School Radnor M Middle School Radnor H High School
Price History
2/4/2019 Listed $14,650,000
6/25/2019 5% - $13,950,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
County DELAWARE
Elementary School ITHAN
Exclusions See Agent
Garage Y/N Yes
High School RADNOR H
Levels 2
Location Type Adjoins Golf Course
MLS Area Radnor Twp (10436)
Middle/Junior School RADNOR M
New Construction No
Open Parking Spaces 20.00
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 734.21
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Average+
School District RADNOR TOWNSHIP
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2018
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Zoning RES

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 19000
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Appliances Oven - Double, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave
Basement Y/N No
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 8
Bathrooms Count Main Level 6.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 8.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 8
Bathrooms Full Main Level 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 8
Bathrooms Half Main Level 3
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 7
Central Air Y/N Yes
Cooling Central A/C
Electric Underground
Fireplace Features Mantel(s), Stone
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Wood, Tile/Brick, Stone, Marble
Full Baths 11
Half Baths 3
Heating Hot Water, Radiant, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Interior Features Master Bath(s), Skylight(s), Stain/Lead Glass, WhirlPool/HotTub, Wet/Dry Bar, Intercom, Dining Area, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase
Laundry Type Main Floor
Living Area 19000
Main Level Bedrooms 3
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Laundry, Other
Total Baths 14
Total Bedrooms 10
Total Fireplaces 9
Utilities Cable TV, Phone, Water Available, Sewer Available
Window Features Replacement, Casement, Double Pane, Energy Efficient, Insulated

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 4
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 3
Architectural Style Carriage House, Converted Barn, Cottage, Traditional
Construction Materials Stone
Door Features French, Insulated
Exterior Features Tennis Court(s), Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting, Extensive Hardscape, BBQ Grill, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Stone Retaining Walls, Water Falls
Fencing Other, Decorative, Split Rail, Wood
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized
Horse Y/N Yes
Inclusions See Agent
Lot Features Level, Sloping, Open, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Cleared, Backs to Trees, Landscaping, Not In Development, Private, Secluded
Lot Size Acres 16.93
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 737471.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade
Parking Features Circular Driveway, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Private
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony
Pool Features In Ground, Heated
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Roof Pitched, Wood
Sewer Public Sewer
Total Garage and Parking Spaces 27
Type of Parking Driveway, Other, Attached Garage, Detached Garage
View Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19085

Price
AVG $2.27M
$13.95M
Taxes
AVG $23,909
$39,479
Visits
AVG 63
1331
Year Built
AVG 1970
1933

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