1850 W Montgomery Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

List Price
Days on Market
Full Baths
Half Baths
Living Area
Lot Size (Acres)
Carriage House, Converted Dwelling, French, Traditional, Transitional, Villa
Year Built
School District
Lower Merion

Property Description

Welcome to "Au Vallon”: The luxurious estate that has it all. Just perfect for relaxing, working & entertaining! The modern Open Living spaces are seamlessly woven together w/ the more Trad/Formal rooms, providing the best of both worlds. Drive away from it all, through the entrance gates, onto the 2 private acres to discover this beautifully renovated and expanded, 200 year old Carriage House. Enter the large, wooden, carriage doors to find the charming brick courtyard, surrounded by glass, allowing natural light to flood the interiors. The charm and beauty of the original structure has been restored and enhanced and is coupled with the substantial expansion of the main living areas, all to meet the requirements of today's most discerning buyers. All rooms have views of the incredible grounds. An allee of clipped Linden trees form the perfect cover for dining, reminiscent of Provincial countryside. The grounds feature specimen scattered throughout the property. Two large slate patios, multiple balconies & roof decks create more areas to enjoy the outdoors. The interior spaces are finished with exotic hardwoods, built-ins, 6 fireplaces, vaulted, beamed ceilings, large windows and antique doors. The 5 bedrooms, all of which have en suite baths & 3 bdrms feat. gas fireplaces & 4 bdrms have private balconies and/or decks. All 4 have view of the spectacular grounds. The formal front entrance brings you into the formal living room. Crown & picture mldgs, built in shelving, a beautiful fireplace, lrg french windows & drs make this room truly special, not to mention the stunning pool, visible from the front door to give you and your guests that “wow” factor. The bubbling fountain w/ sculpture provides the auditory ambiance to enhance the experience. The hidden opening to the dining room is behind the living room bookcase; always a surprise for guest. Once inside, you’ll find the gas fp w/ gorgeous carved mantle & French doors that lead to the slate patio and the allee for entertaining. The light-filled, wide open FAMILY ROOM feat. soaring ceilings, wood beams, gas fireplace, and french doors, all open to the informal dining area and newer Gourmet Country Kitchen w/ bar seating, granite countertops, 2 dishwashers, 2 SubZero's, a Wolf commercial range w/ pot filler and heated floors. The adj., large, walk -in pantry, create sall the space needed to service the formal dining room & gourmet kitchen. Just beyond the Family Room is a sep. side entr. w/ heated floors, a PR, mudroom w/ built-ins, a full laundry room area & access to the over-sized 2 car garage. On the other side of the family room, is the music area, open to both the courtyard and the formal wet bar, & a formal powder room to serve both of the formal spaces. The 2nd wing of the 1st flr feat. a beautiful Library/Office w/ built-in bookcases on 2 full walls, large french windows, & beveled glass french drs leading to the 1st fl. wing w/2 large bedrooms, (often mistaken for the Main Bedroom) w/ gas frplcs, private balconies, story book windows, built- in shelves, & en suite seamless showers incl. 1 w/ soaking tub.The upper level feat. orig. wood paneled bedroom w/ renovated, en suite Mercer tile full bth. This bdrm feat. a lrg deck w/ spectacular views. The Main Bedroom feat. beamed clg., fireplace, storybook windows, & Juliette balcony w/ stunning view of the POOL & the grounds. The Main Bathroom is light- filled & feat. custom windows & skylights. This open space sets the stage for the freestanding Birthday tub flanked by a gas fireplace & the oversized, seamless shower that divides the room for 2 separate toilets, bidets & vanities. This room also feat. a full-sized cedar sauna, a lrg walk-in clt area & access to private deck!The The Daylight LL feat. the 5th en suite bdrm & Private Entr.; Perfect for visitors! This flr also feat. another sauna, laundry , exercise area & access to Pool & Patios. Agent related to Seller.

Additional Information

Lower Merion Twp (10640)
Coach House
Interior Features
Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Gourmet, Recessed Lighting, Sauna, Skylight(s), Stall Shower, Store/Office, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, WhirlPool/HotTub, Wood Floors
School District
Lower Merion
Fireplace Description
Brick, Fireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Insert, Mantel(s), Marble, Screen, Stone, Wood
Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble, Slate, Stone, Tile/Brick, Wood
Garage Spaces
Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Stone Retaining Walls, Water Fountains
Pool Description
Concrete, In Ground
Courtyard, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Garden/Lawn
Forced Air, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas, Central, Other
Central A/C, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
Pitched, Slate, Flat, Asphalt
Cable TV, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Water Available
Public Sewer
Room Level
Kitchen: Main, Study: Main, Primary Bathroom: Upper 1, Bedroom 1: Main, Primary Bedroom: Upper 1, Dining Room: Main, Great Room: Main, Living Room: Main, Bedroom 2: Main

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