This exquisitely-designed custom Springhouse model home built in 2005 by the respected Chip Vaughn is a dream residence in a highly sought-after family community. The natural materials blend beautifully into the scenic 2-acre surroundings, making the majestic home seem part of the landscape that blossoms year-round with seasonal plantings. The interior with oversized windows also evokes a seamless feel between indoor/outdoor space. Bright, open and extremely livable, the flowing light-bathed layout is perfect for family time with an easy connection between the kitchen, breakfast room and family room. Formal living and dining rooms accommodate grand entertaining, and a handsome library with floor-to-ceiling cherry shelves and cabinetry is the avid reader's ultimate hideaway. An elegant reception hall welcomes you into a spectacular ambiance complemented by hardwood floors, extensive moldings and built-ins, wainscoting, a fireplace and other distinctive details. The extra-wide staircase is a particularly impressive architectural element. Prepare meals in the chef's favorite room, the gorgeous Kountry Kraft center island kitchen, granite countertops and Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, as the family relaxes nearby in the adjacent vaulted breakfast room facing the picturesque grounds, and the family room with coffered-ceiling leading out to the flagstone terrace. A butler's pantry conveniently serves the dining room. The main floor also presents a large pantry with generous storage, formal and informal powder rooms, a rear mud room, workstation desk, cabinetry, closet space and access to the 3-car garage. The bedroom level affords exceptional comfort for all, with the highlight being the luxurious master retreat with blissful views, his and hers closets and spa bathrooms. A sitting area opens through double doors into the master BR. A laundry room and 4 additional bedrooms also occupy the second level. Two BRs have en-suite baths, one has an extra sitting room and another serves as a home office. The finished day-lit, walk-out lower level is a haven for hosting parties or watching movies, complete with recreation areas, a media room/den, built-in kitchenette/wet bar, exercise room, bonus room and full bath. The breathtaking rear property is an oasis for outdoor gatherings, ideally set up with a bar, tiered patios and a sparkling swimming pool. A rare offering for the discerning buyer in prime Villanova!
|12/1/2016 3:00:00 AM||New Value: $2,743,700|