770 & 768 PARKES RUN LANE

VILLANOVA, PA, 19085

$5,495,000

$498 per ft²
$5,495,000
$498 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
6 Beds
baths
8 Baths
carpenters-square
11,033 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1925
Arborview, built in 1925 is a combination of the ultimate in both location, and luxury living. Situated on one of the most prominent streets in the heart of Philadelphias Main Line, this property is truly special. This 2 parcel lot is incredibly private and beautifully landscaped, and boasts a superior all-stone estate with slate roof, an inground pool, and a full separate entertainment carriage house/party barn. The carriage house offers sophisticated living for the most discerning buyer, and features an outdoor fireplace, regulation size half court basketball court with extremely high ceilings, an entertaining room, kitchen, 1.5 baths and upstairs loft with bedroom. The main house has been completely renovated by renowned EB. Mahony Builders, and its exceptional craftsmanship and exquisite décor make this home one of the Main Lines most elegant and exclusive estates. Villanova mailing address and Award winning Radnor schools. Enter into the gracious foyer with a dramatic stairway, and you will immediately love the grand, yet cozy feel of this light filled home. This showplace is an entertainer's dream, with oversized entertaining areas such as the dining room with fireplace, and the cathedral ceiling formal living room with a dramatic extra large fireplace (7wide by 13 feet high) with Limestone surround and a full bar. The downstairs hallway with large windows also has a fireplace and sitting area and radiant heat covered in tile imported from France. The Gourmet Chefs kitchen with exposed stone wall has a Quartz island countertop, Subzero and Viking professional appliances, and a large and welcoming eating area surrounded by windows. Situated in the area between the kitchen and the handsome wood paneled den, you will find another wet bar area with an ice maker to service the kitchen and dining room. Also downstairs are 2 powder rooms, a large mudroom with laundry, and an oversized 4 car garage with a workshop. Each side of the house has a staircase tower with dramatic cast iron stairs. Just outside is the beautifully landscaped, in ground pool with flagstone and brick inlay surround. The second floor has 5 bedrooms and 6 baths. The Main bedroom has a cozy fireplace and gorgeous views of the grounds, as well as 2 full baths with Marble tile, radiant heat and seamless shower doors. Third floor has a full bath and provides lots of climate controlled storage, or 2 additional bedrooms. The sense of community in this neighborhood is unmatched. You can walk to the Radnor trail or, into Wayne (1.2 miles) for coffee or a bite to eat. Its also close to Ardmores suburban square (5 miles) where you can take Amtrak to New York. For this listing both the Main Residential Home (770 Parkes Run) and the Entertainment Barn (768 Parkes Run) have been combined. The 2,552 sq foot Entertainment Barn was built in 2012, and contains an indoor, legal 1/2 basketball court, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Kitchenette, and combined family/dining/entertainment room. The Main Home was built in 1925 with an addition and renovation in 1990 and then additional renovation in 2003. The Main Home Entertainment Barn sits on almost 2.7 acres
MLS® ID:
PADE2021476
Updated:
8/8/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Cooktop, Built-In Range, Oven - Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Range Hood, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer
Total Bedrooms
6
Full Bathrooms
6
Half Bathrooms
2
Interior Features
Primary Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Skylight(s), Whirl Pool/Hot Tub, Sprinkler System, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Breakfast Area, 2 nd Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Attic, Built-Ins, Bar, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Pantry, Soaking Tub, Spiral Staircase, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Recessed Lighting, Cedar Closet(s), Kitchenette, Wood Floors, Chair Railings, Exposed Beams, Wine Storage, Central Vacuum
Floor Description
Wood, Stone, Ceramic Tile, Partially Carpeted, Heated
Fireplace
Mantel(s), Wood, Other, Brick
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air, Radiator, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
2.6 acres lot
Exterior Features
Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting
Architectural Style
Manor, Normandy, Dwelling w/Separate Living Area
Lot Details
Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard(s), Landscaping, Level, Premium, Private, Trees/Wooded, Irregular
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Public Sewer

School Information

School District
RADNOR TOWNSHIP
High School
RADNOR
Middle/Jr High
RADNOR M
Elementary School
WAYNE

Other Property Details

Area Name
Radnor Twp (10436)
Taxes
$41126.00
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
4
Parking
Brick Driveway, Circular Driveway, Paved Driveway, Private, Stone Driveway, Asphalt Driveway
View
Y
County
DELAWARE
Utilities
Cable TV
Water Source
Public
Pool
No
Pool Description
In Ground
Zoning
RES

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
5/11/22
Price Change
$5,495,000
-7%

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