662 CONESTOGA ROAD, VILLANOVA, PA 19085
Designed in 1900 by prominent architect Horace Trumbauer as the carriage house and barn for the Islefield Estate, this turn of the century home is now a wonderful mix of classic charm and modern amenities. This is a must-see property and a rare opportunity if you are looking to own a unique home with Main Line history, and have a vision that will allow you to update to taste - this could be your dream home! Entering through dark wood double doors into the main hall, you will immediately feel the history of this home with exquisite details such as painted brick walls, a classic checkered entry floor, 12 ft ceilings, and deep window sills. To the left side of the entry is a bright and airy dining room with glass sliding doors granting access to the front patio, the large kitchen with granite countertops and subway tile backsplash, a conveniently located laundry/mudroom, and a half bath. To the right of the foyer lies the heart of this very special home - the grand living area with gleaming hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, recessed lighting, wood-burning fireplace, and gorgeous floor to ceiling wall of windows. Just beyond this spacious, sun-filled living space is an intimate study/sitting room with a wall of built-in shelves and cabinets, and a cozy ensuite bedroom complete with separate entrance, built-in shelves and storage, and a beautiful full bathroom with radiant heat flooring. Tucked away at this end of the house is a rear staircase leading to a second level bedroom suite, perfect for an au pair, with bedroom, full bathroom and sitting area. The master bedroom offers an attached sitting area/bonus room, plenty of closet space, and a private bathroom with dual vanity and tub/shower combo. This level is completed with two additional bedrooms, full hall bathroom, and large hall closet. Outside, a delightful piazza with old world charm provides the perfect place for al fresco dining and outdoor entertaining, and connects the house to the original barn. Converted in 2014/2015 by Rudloff Custom Builders, the barn and hayloft now feature an expansive first floor bonus space presently used as a design studio, 2 additional rooms, plus plumbing rough-ins for a future bathroom or spa! (this level is approx. 2200 sq ft). With the current work from home environment, the barn offers plenty of office space with privacy. The second level offers a two bedroom apartment with living room, kitchen, laundry closet, full bathroom, and separate entrance - great for in-laws, college age kids, or guests! (approx. 855 sq ft of living space) The total square footage of living space for this unique home is approx. 7915 square feet. There is also a two car garage beneath the barn. In addition to the amazing barn/hayloft renovations, the owners of this property have done significant landscaping with grading and tree removal, converted from oil heat to gas, and installed newer water heater and HVAC systems. Located in Top Rated Radnor School District and close to major roadways for an easy commute to Philadelphia, Wilmington and the airport! Minutes to some of the best shopping and dining options along the Main Line and walkable to Agnes Irwin School. Do not miss this beautiful property- it truly is one of a kind!