1925 Arborview Manor Reduced to $5.49M in Villanova, Pennsylvania
$5,495,000 | Built 1925 | 11,033 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 2.6 Acres
770 and 768 Parkes Run Ln, Villanova, PA 19085
Unfolding across a two-parcel 2.6 acre estate, Arborview presents a unique property complete with a 1925 stone main house and an entertainment barn built in 2012. The property has been reduced to $5.49 million in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Listing details: Arborview, built in 1925 is a combination of the ultimate in both location, and luxury living. Situated on one of the most prominent streets in the heart of Philadelphia’s Main Line, this property is truly special. This 2 parcel lot is incredibly private and beautifully landscaped, and boasts a superior all-stone estate with slate roof, an inground pool, and a full separate entertainment carriage house/party barn. The carriage house offers sophisticated living for the most discerning buyer, and features an outdoor fireplace, regulation size half court basketball court with extremely high ceilings, an entertaining room, kitchen, 1.5 baths and upstairs loft with bedroom. The main house has been completely renovated by renowned EB. Mahony Builders, and its exceptional craftsmanship and exquisite decor make this home one of the Main Lines most elegant and exclusive estates. Villanova mailing address and Award winning Radnor schools.
Enter into the gracious foyer with a dramatic stairway, and you will immediately love the grand, yet cozy feel of this light filled home. This showplace is an entertainer’s dream, with oversized entertaining areas such as the dining room with fireplace, and the cathedral ceiling formal living room with a dramatic extra large fireplace (7wide by 13 feet high) with Limestone surround and a full bar. The downstairs hallway with large windows also has a fireplace and sitting area and radiant heat covered in tile imported from France. The Gourmet Chef’s kitchen with exposed stone wall has a Quartz island countertop, Subzero and Viking professional appliances, and a large and welcoming eating area surrounded by windows. Situated in the area between the kitchen and the handsome wood paneled den, you will find another wet bar area with an ice maker to service the kitchen and dining room. Also downstairs are 2 powder rooms, a large mudroom with laundry, and an oversized 4 car garage with a workshop. Each side of the house has a staircase tower with dramatic cast iron stairs.
Just outside is the beautifully landscaped, in ground pool with flagstone and brick inlay surround. The second floor has 5 bedrooms and 6 baths. The Main bedroom has a cozy fireplace and gorgeous views of the grounds, as well as 2 full baths with Marble tile, radiant heat and seamless shower doors. Third floor has a full bath and provides lots of climate controlled storage, or 2 additional bedrooms. The sense of community in this neighborhood is unmatched. You can walk to the Radnor trail or, into Wayne (1.2 miles) for coffee or a bite to eat. It’s also close to Ardmore’s suburban square (5 miles) where you can take Amtrak to New York. For this listing both the Main Residential Home (770 Parkes Run) and the Entertainment Barn (768 Parkes Run) have been combined. The 2,552 square foot Entertainment Barn was built in 2012, and contains an indoor, legal 1/2 basketball court, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Kitchenette, and combined family/dining/entertainment room. The Main Home was built in 1925 with an addition and renovation in 1990 and then additional renovation in 2003. The Main Home Entertainment Barn sits on almost 2.7 acres. The property is on the market for $5.49 million with Karen Strid of The Karen Strid Team | Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Rosemont.