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In The Shadows of Villanova, Young Minds Are Nurtured
The children and young minds in Bryn Mawr are fed a continuous drip of why education, faith and paying it forward are so important to a bright future. The towering spires of Villanova University beckon the region’s brightest minds to join, if you have what it takes. Just south of the campus, you will find seven or more of the finest private and preparatory schools, all very qualified at preparing these younger minds including Hill Top Prep, Country Day School for Girls and St Aloysius Academy for Boys. The homes surrounding these fine institutions are often the ones nurturing the educational spirit. Therefore, the community that makes up Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania is composed of many healthy influences. This is just one of the reasons why:
Homes for Sale in Bryn Mawr PA Sell So Fast
There is a section of Bryn Mawr just east of Ithan Valley Park that has become a treasured haven for the homeowners that live there. The million dollar homes here are not boastful, but most certainly affluent. Our Bryn Mawr real estate offices are managing two of these newer listings and we wish to share some details of these properties with you.
This property is even more spectacular in the springtime than it appears in the cold of winter. Resting on just over 1 acre of property, this manor home offers more than 10,000 sq feet of living space. That includes a stunning Chef’s kitchen loaded with stainless steel appliances, custom white cabinetry and hard wood floors and a breakfast room that accounts for almost 1200 square feet. In fact all the rooms are tremendous in size. There are 4 bedrooms in the main house plus 3 more in the carrige house. The finished basement contains a media room, gym, wet bar and a bathroom. The very top level of the home is the Au Pair Suite. This home is so special it deserves its own website to show it off. Click here for the details on 808 Mill Rd. A stone’s throw away just across S. Roberts Rd is this stunning:
Radnor Township Estate on a Cul de Sac for Sale
We have shared other properties built by Chip Vaughan and his team. This award winning home builder on the Main Line is a recognized master. This 6 bedroom home in Bryn Mawr is one of the jewels in his crown.
Believe it or not, this home office is one of my most favorite rooms in the house. The cherry wood craftsmanship is very handsome in this room and the view through the six paned window/door is very conducive to my desire for serenity when I write.
The ladies will enjoy a master bathroom for a whole bridal party to get ready for their grand event. The rest of the master suite has room to spare for a sitting area, two walk in closets and of course the extra wide king size bed. This home to is selling for just over $1 million dollars and you can find more details about this property on this web page for 702 Haviland Dr in Bryn Mawr.
Better yet, make an afternoon of it this coming weekend and someone from our Real Estate office in Lower Merion Township can show you around both homes.