Carol Ogelsby

Alison Farrell

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Stunning Stone Colonial
1426 Farview Road

Villanova, PA 19085
Listing Price US$1,549,000
MLS Number 5685983
Property ID Number 40013C03117896001
Status: Sold
Type: Residential
Year Built: 1954
Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 4.5
Living Area 6000+ approximately Sq. ft.
Lot Size: 2.12  Acres
Agent The Ogelsby Group
BHHS Fox Roach
1149 W. Lancaster Avenue, Suite U-6
Rosemont, PA 19010

Carol Cell: 610-213-2000
Ali Cell: 610-246-5970
Office: 610-527-6400
Fax: 610-525-1507

  • Gracious Large & Sunny Rooms
  • Updated Kitchen Family Room
  • High Ceilings
  • New Septic System
  • Random Width Floors
  • Beautiful Grounds & Gardens
  • Custom Mill Work
  • Private & Hidden from Road
  • Open Floor Plan
  • Large Windows bring Outside In

  • Description

    This beautiful, stately, stone colonial with approximately 6,000(+-) square feet of living space is located on a beautifully landscaped, flat, 2+ acre lot that is tucked away on a quiet elegant street in the popular north side community of Villanova.  Its high ceilings, large windows, and southern exposure make for a bright and sunny interior which provides a wonderful atmosphere for everyday living and entertaining.  A sophisticated and peaceful ambiance pervades this property.  Location is convenient to shopping, schools, and major transportation routes.    This is a wonderful home that is truly a one-of-a-kind property.


    FIRST FLOOR:  Lovely FOYER with built-ins and turned STAIRCASE (To left of front door through raised-paneled Hall with POWDER ROOM and CLOSET); glass paned Pocket Doors separate a lovely bright LIVING ROOM with Bay Window, Fireplace, and French doors to SUNROOM/Orangerie (has slate floor and French Doors to magnificent grounds) and LIBRARY with customized Cherry built-ins, wonderful Millwork, and stone Fireplace with Pocket Door to Hall.  (To right of front door) a formal DINING ROOM with Bay Window; up-dated white KITCHEN and FAMILY ROOM with wood burning Stove enclosed in a wooden mantled FIREPLACE, window seats, and French Doors to exquisitely planted flagstone TERRACE; BREAKFAST AREA off Kitchen that overlooks beautiful grounds and has view of fabulous sunsets; Backstairs to second floor BEDROOMS # 5 & #6 and full Hall BATHROOM.  (Beyond Kitchen) well-designed PANTRY CLOSETS, MUD ROOM with Closet and Doors to Outside and attached 2-Car GARAGE with heated Utility Room and outside ENTRANCE.


    SECOND FLOOR:  MASTER BEDROOM with Fireplace and BATHROOM; BEDROOM #2 with Dressing Area, large closets, and connecting "Jack & Jill" BATHROOM shared with BEDROOM #3; LAUNDRY (off Bedroom #3); BEDROOM #4 has BATHROOM; and BEDROOM #5 & #6 share Hall BATHROOM.


    THIRD FLOOR:  Stairs to large storage area that is floored for possible expansion.


    LOWER LEVEL:  Unfinished with access to outside ENTRANCE.


    GARAGE SPACE:  In addition to attached garage (as above), DETACHED heated and insulated 2 CAR GARAGE includes two bays (in one bay, a PIT for car restoration and repair); WORKSHOP ROOM.


    OWNER RESTORATIONS:  Gutted and Reconfigured rooms included:  Sunroom, Library, Kitchen-Family Room, Mudroom and Pantry.  Exquisite Millwork and Beautiful Random Width Floors,  Large Custom Windows (many have been replaced) and New Bathroom for back Bedrooms.



    Newer Electrical System.  9 Zones for Heat newer Furnace.  Radiant Heat under Foyer, Living Room, and Dining Room.  Central Air--2nd Floor/ First Floor vented.   Landscaping--specimen plantings.    Surface Water Drainage System (back yard, length of house) Gutters and French drain with PVC pipe dispersing water into front side yards away from house.   Recently installed new oil tank in basement and new Security/Smoke Alarm system.  A new Septic System will be installed between now and settlement.  House is approximately 7,000 SF with possibility of expansion


     NEGOTIABLE:  Refrigerator, washer, dryer, all window treatments, chandeliers in Sun Room and Dining Room.



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