Ultimate privacy, unmatched serenity, and unrivaled luxury await you at this 7 bedroom, 8.4 bath custom estate on arguably the most desirable lot in its sought-after Villanova neighborhood. Constructed and maintained by the renowned E. B. Mahoney Builders and sprawling across two lush acres that have been expertly landscaped with uplighting, not one detail of 893 Parkes Run Lane has been left undone.
A long cobblestone-lined driveway leads you to this iconic Pennsylvania Fieldstone and wood-sided residence truly representative of the home’s established neighborhood. The grand two-story foyer instantly welcomes you with soaring ceilings, a circular main staircase, light maple wood floors, moldings, and custom built-ins that can be found throughout most of the home.
With ample space for living, dining, and entertaining, walk through the foyer and into the two story great room showcasing a wood burning fireplace, built-ins, and a wall of windows overlooking the peaceful backyard oasis. Walk past the wet bar and fall in love with the chef’s kitchen featuring two center islands, an efficient work space, pantry, and access to the rear upper patio. High-end kitchen appliances include a Thermador 8-burner range and double oven, SubZero fridge and freezer, a double sink, and single sink. Adjacent, a breakfast room has corner built-ins and french doors that open to the rear upper patio. Off of the kitchen, a butler’s pantry with a sink and dishwasher will guide you to the formal dining room offering vistas of the front of the property.
A first floor bedroom suite with a full bath is the perfect space for a guest, in-law, or nanny suite. The first home office provides access to a front terrace, while the second home office and a bonus den provide access to a rear terrace. Rounding out the main level, there are two powder rooms, including one with distinctive travertine stonework and one-of-a-kind wallpaper illustrating construction plans of the home, a storage room, and mudroom with plenty of built-ins, an exit to a covered porch, and entry to the three-car garage.
Escape each evening to your beautiful primary suite located on the second floor. You’ll find large windows, built-ins, a walk-in closet, and sitting area that leads to another private terrace showcasing views of the rear of the property. The ensuite primary bath boasts a travertine walk in shower, a double sink vanity with built-ins, and a private water closet. Nearby, bedrooms 3-6 each have walk-in closets, high ceilings, and ensuite bathrooms. Currently in use as a craft room with a separate sitting area and its own full bathroom, this space can be converted into a seventh bedroom if desired. Before accessing the rear staircase, take note of a second floor laundry room.
Seamlessly host friends and family year-round, as the walk-out lower level is equipped with an entertainment room that has a projector and stadium screen, horseshoe wet bar with copper detailing, game room, fitness room, steam room, 2nd washer and dryer, a full bathroom, and a walk in cedar closet. Moreover, there is access to a utility room with ample storage and which houses the HVAC and electrical systems. In addition, there is an emergency back-up generator.
Not to be missed, enjoy everlasting solitude outdoors thanks to the in-ground saltwater pool, hot tub, pergola flagstone patio, and a putting green. Additionally, a pool cabana hosts the property’s fourth powder room, a bar area, built-in grill, wood burning fireplace, and an eating area with a sink and mini fridge. A driveway sensor provides an alert as to when a visitor is stopping by.
What truly sets this home’s location apart from the rest is its nearby proximity to Radnor walking trails, Chanticleer Gardens, and the many esteemed attractions of both Wayne and Villanova.
Courtesy of Compass RE
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