770 Godfrey Rd
  • Villanova, PA 19085
$16,900,000
8 beds | 9.4 baths | 16.93 acres
  • Details
    • Area
      Radnor Twp
    • City
      Villanova
    • County
      Delaware
    • Design
      2-Story
    • Garage Spaces
      4
    • Has AC?
      Yes
    • Has Pool?
      Yes
    • Parking
      3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str
    • Pool Type
      In-Ground Pool
    • Property Class
      Residential
    • Status
      Active
    • Style
      Carriage House, ConvertBar
    • Subdivision
      None Available
    • Type of Property
      Detached
  • Additional Information
    • Condition:
      Average+
    • Cooking Fuel:
      Gas Cooking
    • Cooling:
      Central A/C
    • Dining/Kitchen:
      Breakfast Room
    • Garage Type:
      GarDoorOpner, Oversizedgar
    • Heat:
      Gas, Hot Water
    • Hot Water:
      Natural Gas
    • Land SqFt:
      737,471
    • Laundry Type:
      Main-Floor Laundry
    • Lot Area Acreage:
      16.93
    • Lot Description:
      LevelLot, SlopingLot, OpenLot, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
    • Lot Dimensions:
      0X0
    • Main Bedroom:
      Whrlpool-MBR, FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
    • Main Entrance:
      Center Hall, CathCeilEntr
    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Porch/Deck:
      Deck, Patio, Porch, Balcony
    • Property Age:
      85
    • Roof:
      PitchedRoof, Shingle-Wood
    • Sewer:
      Public Sewer
    • Structures:
      2ndGarage, 2ndHouse, Barn/FarmBld
    • Type:
      Residential
    • Water:
      Public
    • Zoning Code:
      Res
  • Dimensions

    Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Professional Off, Workshop, Other Room 4, Game/MediaRm, Util/MudRoom, Laundry Room

    • Library:
    • Guest Hs:
    • Clocktwr:
    • Barn:
  • Amenities & Features
    • Exterior:
      Stone
    • Fireplace Features:
      LR/GRFireP, FamRoomFireP, KitchenFireP
    • Floor:
      Wood, Tile/Brick, StoneFl, MarbleFl
    • Swimming Pool:
      Yes
  • Fees
    • Tax Year:
      2017
    • Total Taxes:
      $38,002
  • Description

    This incredible property offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to the most discerning Corporate CEO, Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, or Family Steward. It is just 20 minutes from Philadelphia’s International Airport, 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, 90 minutes from New York City, and 5 minutes from trains, and renowned schools. This beautiful Main Line Historic Compound seamlessly blends a breathtaking private residence, with expansive high efficiency Clock Tower Offices, Guest Houses, Entertainment Facilities, spectacular pool and walking access to renowned Overbrook Golf Course and Country Club. As the verdant heart of Ardrossan, Col. Robert Montgomery's legendary 750-acre estate on Philadelphia's Main Line, Albermarle is a property like no other. Its fascinating history as the center for the Montgomery family's equestrian pursuits epitomizes the Main Line's Golden Age. It has been transformed into a magnificent turnkey compound with exquisite residence, high efficiency office spaces, guest houses and party barn. Surrounded by conservancy land with low taxes, the primary residence, each secondary building, as well as the grounds at Albermarle underwent a recent meticulous renovation supervised by top architects and artisans to become a very private, very sophisticated country estate designed for fine living, entertaining, efficient business headquarters and recreation.  Its landscaping and hardscaping are breathtaking, shaping the vistas and gardens that enhance the property in every direction all year long. The main residence which was the original estate stable, has been perfectly restored with repointed stone, a cedar shake roof, copper gutters and hand-carved front entrance doors. Inside, a completely renovated, beautifully designed home awaits with a mix of elegant yet comfortable formal living and dining rooms, a true chef's kitchen, paneled library, wine cellars 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 superior materials and incredible craftsmanship are timeless throughout. The restored, multi-functional clock tower building now houses 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 bathrooms and more. This space beautifully blends original architectural features, including the clock's mechanicals room, with every modern amenity. Twin guest houses are immaculately renovated, providing a 1-bedroom accommodation on one side and a 3-bedroom accommodation on the other. Each includes charming living quarters, spacious, modern kitchens and outdoor spaces. The stone barn was completely rebuilt in the location of the original barn. Its design complements the estate's existing structures perfectly. Designed for year-round use, the barn is centered on a great room with dramatic ceiling height. A second-floor space presently is used as a fitness room. The spectacular pool features expansive terraces, stone fireplace and endless views. Turnkey Condition, Lutron lighting, interconnected phone systems and programmable systems throughout

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Villanova

About this Area

Villanova

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...

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    168 March 2017
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    -59.7 % since March 2016
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $244 March 2017
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    +43.1 % since March 2016
  • Total Monthly Inventory March 2017

    136
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  • New Listings Residential

    27 March 2017
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  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    94 % March 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.
Academy-Notre Dame De Namur
Type: Private
Level: 6-12
Ithan El School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Hill Top Preparatory School
Type: Private
Level: 5-12
Delaware County Christian School
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
New Gulph Childrens Center
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Presbyterian Children's Village School
Type: Private
Level: 7-11
Clarke Pennsylvania Auditory/Oral Center
Type: Private
Level: N/a
The Agnes Irwin School
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
St. Kevin School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Country Day School Of The Sacred Heart
Type: Private
Level: PK-12

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