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Address
653 - 655 Andover Road Newtown Square, PA
Price
$ 1,895,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PADE2010268
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyDELAWARE
  • CityNewtown Square
  • AreaNewtown Twp
  • NeighborhoodAronwold
  • Zip19073
  • StyleColonial,Traditional
  • Year Built1941
  • Taxes$ 21571
  • Price$ 1,895,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage4600
  • Lot Size6.1 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Compass
Data Source:
Bright MLS - 382 - MD
Property Description

Welcome to "Meadow View at Andover". This truly unique property consists of two parcels, totaling just over 6 acres, approximately four of which are protected in perpetuity within the Brandywine Conservancy. An oasis of tranquility and privacy on the Main Line, this spectacular property offers four seasons of natural beauty. With approximately 2 acres of carefully cultivated meadow, plus an additional two acres of woods, the property is a haven for pollinators and birds of virtually every native variety, including "resident" great horned owls. (An 8' deer fence keeps this area protected for other wildlife to enjoy). The elegant stone manor home was built in 1941, with stone reportedly from the same local quarry as the new buildings at Villanova University. The current owners undertook an extensive renovation project from 2018-2019, working with renowned Main Line architect Warren Claytor and builder Tom Wilcox. While respecting the history of the home, the owners wanted to capitalize on the southern exposure and natural light, spectacular views and outdoor living - and bring new functionality to the home. The renovation included a stunning new gourmet kitchen (custom cabinetry, Thermador appliances, and Brazilian quartzite countertops), a new main floor powder room, new en-suite primary bathroom (with radiant heat flooring) and new primary bedroom walk-in closet, renovated hall/guest bathrooms, and a new second floor laundry. The first-floor was redesigned to create open flow and expanded views of the meadow. The front hall was opened, adding a rear door to access the new, elevated Trex deck (built on a waterproof platform over the lower stone patio). Critical home infrastructure was also updated including a new Buderus propane boiler (replacing old oil), zoned heating and cooling, plus upgraded electrical and security systems. (The property will convey with two, owned 1,000 gallon propane tanks.) The pool underwent renovation in 2020 with the interior and coping renovated by Blue Haven Pools. Pool systems including the polaris sweep system and winter pump have been updated, and a new custom pool cover was installed in October of this year. As for practical, functional flow inside and out - the daylight, walkout basement is just steps away from the pool - with newly installed, water-resistant, easy-care, wood-look vinyl plank flooring, and a convenient powder room. The stunning meadow garden design and installation were completed by Jonathan Alderson and James Hollis - known for their work at Longwood Gardens and Chanticleer, among others. The main house has an oversized two-plus car attached garage (heated) with inside entry. A second driveway provides access to a detached two-car garage/ storage barn that includes a floored second level. "Meadow View at Andover" is truly an oasis of natural beauty and solitude, in a very private setting tucked within the bustling Philadelphia Main Line. Close proximity to the Philadelphia International Airport, Amtrak (including a direct train to Penn Station/NYC from Paoli, as well as trains to Harrisburg), and SEPTA commuter trains to center city Philadelphia. This property is located a "stone's throw" away from renowned golf and country clubs, premier educational institutions, wonderful dining, shopping and all that the Philadelphia Main Line has to offer. By Appointment Only.

High School
Marple Newtown High School
Price History
11/3/2021 Listed $1,895,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Colonial, Traditional
Association Y/N No
Basement Daylight, Partial, Partially Finished, Rear Entrance, Walkout Level, Windows
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone, HardiPlank Type, Wood Siding
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C
County DELAWARE
Days on Market 11
Exclusions see agent
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape
Facing Direction South
Garage Spaces 4.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water
High School MARPLE NEWTOWN
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Levels 2
Lot Size Square Feet 265716.00
MLS Area Newtown Twp (10430)
Municipality NEWTOWN TWP
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s), Terrace, Porch(es)
Pool Features Concrete, In Ground
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 498.68
Property Type Residential
School District 300200397356
School District MARPLE NEWTOWN
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name ARONWOLD
Tax Annual Amount 21571.1
Tax Year 2021
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R-10

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3800
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Below Grade Finished Area 800
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Heating Fuel Propane - Owned
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas, Propane
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 4600
Room Type Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Foyer, Great Room, Laundry, Mud Room, Office, Recreation Room, Utility Room, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 3

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Additional Storage Area, Inside Access, Oversized
Inclusions see agent
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Cleared, Backs to Trees, Landscaping, Partly Wooded, Premium
Lot Size Acres 6.10
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Total Parking Spaces 8
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Bedroom 5 Upper 1
Dining Room Main
Foyer Main
Great Room Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Laundry Upper 1
Mud Room Main
Office Main
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1
Recreation Room Lower 1
Utility Room Lower 1

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 19073

Price
AVG $1.59M
$1.9M
Taxes
AVG $9,761
$21,571
Visits
AVG 119
17
Year Built
AVG 1947
1941

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