In the heart of the Main Line, it offers one beautiful home after another.

  • Area Highlights
    • Renowned Villanova University
    • Home to the Main Line's 'Golden Mile'
    • Highly regarded public and private schools nearby
    • Quick access to Center City Philadelphia
    • Stunning 19th- & 20th-century stone homes
  • Description

    Villanova, Pennsylvania, is one of the Main Line’s most prized addresses, and a drive through this beautiful area can feel almost like a drive through an East Coast version of Beverly Hills with gated mansion after gated mansion tucked behind privacy walls and hedgerow landscaping. It should be no surprise, then, that Villanova is ranked as one of the wealthiest ZIP codes in Pennsylvania, sometimes topping the list.  As such, expect to find a wide array of beautiful real estate. Stone estate homes are plentiful, some dating to the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Stretching across both Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, and Radnor Township, Delaware County, the region is perhaps best known as the home of Villanova University, founded in 1842 by the Brothers of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine. The campus brings much energy to the community when school is in session. For those with school-age children, Radnor Township or Lower Merion Township public schools, both highly regarded, or nearby private schools, including Agnes Irwin, The Haverford School, The Baldwin School and Episcopal Academy, among others, provide world-class education.

    Historically, Villanova simply was yet another stop on the Main Line, the train line running between Center City Philadelphia and the suburbs along Route 30/Lancaster Ave. to the west. It was a place for wealthy Philadelphians to establish country houses for summers away from the city. More recently, it has become a choice residential area thanks to its proximity to the Blue Route, a relatively new north-south section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike that connects a few miles north of Villanova to the highway’s east-west section and to the Schuylkill Expressway, making commuting to important employment centers that much easier.

    Route 30/Lancaster Ave bisects Villanova and is the main commercial corridor for local residents. There is not much left of the original “town center” with most older buildings having been replaced by newer commercial construction.

Location

Villanova, Delaware County
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Villanova

Listings Available

Albermarle Compound
1/25
$16,900,000
Albermarle Compound
Villanova, PA 19085
8 bed | 9/4 bath | 16.93 acres
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Breathtaking Stone Estate
1/25
$15,900,000
Breathtaking Stone Estate
Villanova, PA 19085
7 bed | 8/4 bath | 4.50 acres
Exclusive
Pending
Exquisite Custom Home
1/25
$3,395,000
Exquisite Custom Home
Villanova, PA 19085
6 bed | 5/3 bath | 9,049 sq
Exclusive
1606 Mount Pleasant Rd
1/25
$2,550,000
1606 Mount Pleasant Rd
Villanova, PA 19085
5 bed | 7/2 bath | 9,027 sq
Exclusive
New Construction
1/3
$2,532,266
New Construction
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
4 bed | 3/2 bath | 4,335 sq
Exclusive
$5,400,000
810 Chateau Ln
Villanova, PA 19085
8 bed | 8/3 bath | 17,761 sq
Courtesy of Karen Lombart Real Estate Company Inc

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Villanova

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    147 September 2017
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  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $234 September 2017
    +23.8 % since
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    +23.8 % since September 2016
  • Total Monthly Inventory September 2017

    174
    Total Units
    +97.7 % since
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    +97.7 % since September 2016
  • New Listings Residential

    31 September 2017
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    +106.7 % since September 2016
  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    93 % September 2017
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Local Information

Local Information

13 Nov
Estate Residence, Clock Tower Included
A recent "Extraordinary Living" blog post from Sotheby's International Realty looks at homes with towers. They overlooked one very special, very historical property on Philadelphia's Main Line that does indeed have its own tower complete with functional... Read More

22 Jun
Albermarle: The Main Line's Golden Age Comes Into the Modern Age
We are pleased to announce that Albermarle, a spectacular Main Line residence on almost 17 prime acres on the former Ardrossan estate of Col. Robert Montgomery, is available for purchase. Lisa Weber Yakulis of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty's... Read More

Understand the educational environment and opportunities around this area before moving in.
The Agnes Irwin School
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
New Gulph Childrens Center
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Radnor Senior High School
Type: Public
Level: 9-12
Presbyterian Children's Village School
Type: Private
Level: 7-11
Radnor El School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Hill Top Preparatory School
Type: Private
Level: 5-12
Academy-Notre Dame De Namur
Type: Private
Level: 6-12
Clarke Pennsylvania Auditory/Oral Center
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Archbishop John Carroll High School
Type: Private
Level: 9-12
Country Day School Of The Sacred Heart
Type: Private
Level: PK-12

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