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$14,900,000 For Sale

770 Godfrey Road
Villanova, PA 19085

8 beds, 9 full, 4 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 16.93 acres - MLS# 1001881714
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Description

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 Philadelphias 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 chefs 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 clocks 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.

Features

  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Delaware County
  • Zip Code: 19085
  • Year Built: 1933
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Available
  • School District: Radnor Township
  • Style: Carriage House, Converted Barn
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Full Baths: 9
  • Half Baths: 4
  • Garage: 4-Car, Garage Door Opener, Oversized
  • Lot Size: 16.93 acres
  • Baths: 11 baths
  • Pool or Spa: Yes - Personal
  • Zoning: RES
  • Appliances: Oven - Double, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Stone
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Directions: Take Rt. 320 (Sproul Rd) to Godfrey or Darby-Paoli Rd to Godfrey near Overbrook Golf Course
  • Electric Service: Underground
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Exclusions: See Agent
  • Exterior Features: Tennis Court(s), Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Tile/Brick, Stone, Marble
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Gas, Hot Water
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Inclusions: See Agent
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Stain/Lead Glass, WhirlPool/HotTub, 2nd Kitchen, Exposed Beams, Wet/Dry Bar, Intercom, Dining Area
  • Laundry Type: Main Floor
  • Levels/Stories: 2
  • Lot Dimensions: 0X0
  • Lot Features: Level, Sloping, Open, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot SQFT: 737,471
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Original Listing ID: 7201087
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: No Photo per Seller
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Roof: Pitched, Wood
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Laundry, Other
  • Sale Includes: Land Only
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 7
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway, Other
  • Utilities: Cable TV
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Cathedral Ceilings, 9'+ Ceilings, High
  • Water Source: Public
  • Window Features: Replacement
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
Courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's Int'l Realty-Bryn Mawr
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