770 Godfrey Rd

My home is my castle - or, my home is a castle ?

$14,900,000

8 Bedrooms | 9 Full Bathrooms | 4 Partial Bathrooms | 16.93 Acre(s) Exterior

About 770 GODFREY RD, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Once in a lifetime opportunity for the most discerning Corporate CEO, Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, or Family Steward. This historic compound, part of the original famed 750 Acre Ardrossan Farm is just 20 minutes from Philadelphia’s International Airport, 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, 90 minutes from New York City, & 5 minutes from trains and renowned schools.

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The landscaping and hardscaping by Chuck Gale was creatively designed with 17 acres of vistas, gardens and surrounding conservancy land enhancing the property in every direction, year round. All exteriors feature repointed stone, cedar shake roofs, copper gutters and hand-carved front entrance doors.

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Beautiful turn-key Main Line property seamlessly blends a breathtaking private Residence which was once the original Horse Stable serving the estates mansion, with high efficiency stone Clock Tower Offices, Guest House, Entertainment Barn, & walking access to renowned Overbrook Golf Course & Country Club. The primary residence, secondary buildings and grounds at “Albermarle” underwent a meticulously executed, complete renovation by Pinemar Construction, supervised by top architects and artisans.

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The homes interior is elegant yet comfortable with formal living and dining rooms, a true chef’s kitchen, paneled library, wine cellar 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 restored, multi-functional clock tower building has 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 baths & more. Stunning original architectural features, including the clock’s mechanical room are perfectly blended with every modern amenity. The Guest House is exquisitely renovated, with 1-bedroom accommodation on one side and 3-bedroom accommodation on the other. Each includes charming living quarters, modern kitchen and outdoor spaces. The stone barn was completely rebuilt in the same location as the original and designed for year-round use featuring a great room with dramatic ceiling height, fireplace, wet-bar and a 2nd floor fitness room. The spectacular pool is surrounded by expansive terraces, stone fireplace and endless views. Lutron lighting, programmable systems.

Listed by:

Lisa Yakulis

Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

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