1325 Old Gulph Road,  Villanova PA, 19085

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$2,099,000
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8 beds, 6 Full/3 Half baths, 9,265 sqft
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MLS# 6996758
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Description for 1325 Old Gulph Road Villanova, PA 19085
Historic Grace and Modern, Luxury Living. High on a hill above a pond on Old Gulph on Philadelphia's storied Main Line stands an historic, country house gem. Situated amid the elegant residences of the Harriton Farm community,the property enjoys a rare combination of private serenity & the convenience of superior location. The expansive residence is the essence of refinement and comfort, accommodating large numbers of guests & providing those who frequently entertain a gracious, expansive, elegant setting. Originally built in 1842, the house preserves the best features of the past, even as it assures the essence of modern comfort. After undertaking an extensive renovation in 2003, the new owners have added a swimming pool w/spa,waterfall & flagstone decking, wine cellar & lovely apartment above garage. Flagstone walkway leads to a 2 story flagstone terrace w/massive columns & the original front door opens to the L/R w/hardwood floors, two seating areas, fireplaces w/original tiled surrounds,bookcases & cabinetry. Pocket doors lead to a parlor providing access to terrace. The family room has abundant windows w/plantation shutters, including a bow window to the front. Formal dining room w/wainscoting & fireplace w/wood stove insert. The center island kitchen, offering every convenience a gourmet cook could wish for, is both spacious & bright. Adjacent mudroom has a door to the 3 car detached garage, which offers a finished 2nd story. An architecturally significant staircase rises to the upper floors & descends to a lower level with a wet bar, temperature controlled wine cellar, billards area, powder room and storage areas. Upstairs the master retreat has original hardwood floors, windows on 3 exposures, chair rail moldings, sitting room with built ins and an en suite bath w/whirlpool tub & frameless glass shower. On floors two & three seven additional bedrooms & a laundry room offer versatile space for an office, gym, rec room,etc. Iconic Harriton Manor House is an historical gem, a rare & pleasing marriage of the grace of yesterday and the comforts of today.
Price
$2,099,000
Harriton Farm
MONTGOMERY
8
6 Full/3 Half
9,265 (approx)
6996758
Active
Description
Historic Grace and Modern, Luxury Living. High on a hill above a pond on Old Gulph on Philadelphia's storied Main Line stands an historic, country house gem. Situated amid the elegant residences of the Harriton Farm community,the property enjoys a rare combination of private serenity & the convenience of superior location. The expansive residence is the essence of refinement and comfort, accommodating large numbers of guests & providing those who frequently entertain a gracious, expansive, elegant setting. Originally built in 1842, the house preserves the best features of the past, even as it assures the essence of modern comfort. After undertaking an extensive renovation in 2003, the new owners have added a swimming pool w/spa,waterfall & flagstone decking, wine cellar & lovely apartment above garage. Flagstone walkway leads to a 2 story flagstone terrace w/massive columns & the original front door opens to the L/R w/hardwood floors, two seating areas, fireplaces w/original tiled surrounds,bookcases & cabinetry. Pocket doors lead to a parlor providing access to terrace. The family room has abundant windows w/plantation shutters, including a bow window to the front. Formal dining room w/wainscoting & fireplace w/wood stove insert. The center island kitchen, offering every convenience a gourmet cook could wish for, is both spacious & bright. Adjacent mudroom has a door to the 3 car detached garage, which offers a finished 2nd story. An architecturally significant staircase rises to the upper floors & descends to a lower level with a wet bar, temperature controlled wine cellar, billards area, powder room and storage areas. Upstairs the master retreat has original hardwood floors, windows on 3 exposures, chair rail moldings, sitting room with built ins and an en suite bath w/whirlpool tub & frameless glass shower. On floors two & three seven additional bedrooms & a laundry room offer versatile space for an office, gym, rec room,etc. Iconic Harriton Manor House is an historical gem, a rare & pleasing marriage of the grace of yesterday and the comforts of today.
Listing Information
Property Type: Single Family, Colonial
8 6 Full/3 Half
1.01 Acres County Assessor 9,265 (approx)
1840 Yes-3 spaces Stone
Harriton Farm
Sewer service on-site, Septic
Neighborhood
School Information
District: L Merion
Room Information
Bathrooms
6 3
Kitchen
Dressing Area, Sitting Room, Walk-In Closet
Upstairs
Eat-In Kitchen
Whirlpool Bath, Master Bedroom Bath
Interior Features
Gas Appliances
Marble
Central Air
Gas Heat
Full, Finished
3
Bay Window(s)
3, Brick, Living Room, Family Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Wood Stove
Security System
Cathedral, Ceilings 9 Ft Plus, Wet Bar, Intercom
Exterior / Lot Features
3 Garage Spaces, 3 Car
Stone
Deck, Patio
Pool
In-ground
25
R1
Front Yard, Back Yard
Driving Directions
Morris to left on Old Gulph to 1325 on right
Financial Considerations
Conventional
Listing Price History

Villanova Real Estate

Villanova is located in Pennsylvania. Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 has a population of 8,734.

The median household income in Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 is $159,000. The median household income for the surrounding county is $64,174 compared to the national median of $53,482. The median age of people living in Villanova 19085 is 21.3 years.

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