• For Sale
  • Single Family

770 Godfrey Rd Villanova, PA 19085 Get directions

8 Beds 13 Baths 4 Partial Baths 737,471 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 85 Years
  • MLS# 1001881714
  • Listed 6 Months 3 Days Ago


Once in a lifetime opportunity for the most discerning Corporate CEO, Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, or Family Steward. This historic compound, part of the original famed 750 Acre Ardrossan Farm is just 20 minutes from Philadelphia's International Airport, 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, 90 minutes from New York City, & 5 minutes from trains and renowned schools. Beautiful turn-key Main Line property seamlessly blends a breathtaking private Residence which was once the original Horse Stable serving the estates mansion, with high efficiency stone Clock Tower Offices, Guest House, Entertainment Barn, & walking access to renowned Overbrook Golf Course & Country Club. The primary residence, secondary buildings and grounds at Albermarle underwent a meticulously executed, complete renovation by Pinemar Construction, supervised by top architects and artisans. The landscaping and hardscaping by Chuck Gale was creatively designed with 17 acres of vistas, gardens and surrounding conservancy land enhancing the property in every direction, year round. All exteriors feature repointed stone, cedar shake roofs, copper gutters and hand-carved front entrance doors. The homes interior is elegant yet comfortable with formal living and dining rooms, a true chef's kitchen, paneled library, wine cellar and a dramatic great room centered on a soaring fireplace. All rooms are designed for easy access to terraces overlooking superb gardens and green spaces, perfect for entertaining. Private quarters include a sumptuous main bedroom suite and 4 sterling guest bedrooms. The restored, multi-functional clock tower building has a complete office complex with reception area, 2 executive offices, 3 additional offices, Board Room with video/large screen equipment, Cat-5 wiring, kitchen, 2 baths & more. Stunning original architectural features, including the clock's mechanical room are perfectly blended with every modern amenity. The Guest House is exquisitely renovated, with 1-bedroom accommodation on one side and 3-bedroom accommodation on the other. Each includes charming living quarters, modern kitchen and outdoor spaces. The stone barn was completely rebuilt in the same location as the original and designed for year-round use featuring a great room with dramatic ceiling height, fireplace, wet-bar and a 2nd floor fitness room. The spectacular pool is surrounded by expansive terraces, stone fireplace and endless views. Lutron lighting, programmable systems.



  • Oven - Double
  • Commercial Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Disposal


  • Bedrooms: 8


  • Total Bathrooms: 13
  • Full Bathrooms: 9
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 4
  • Bathroom-2 Description: 4

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central A/C
  • Heating Features: Gas, Hot Water

Interior Features

  • Master Bath(s)
  • Kitchen - Island
  • Skylight(s)
  • Stain/Lead Glass
  • WhirlPool/HotTub
  • 2nd Kitchen
  • Exposed Beams
  • Wet/Dry Bar
  • Intercom
  • Dining Area

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 16.93

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No

Listing Information

  • Tax Amount: 39479.0
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Listing Date: 2018-06-15
  • Listing Price: 14900000
  • MLS Number: 1001881714
  • Sale or Lease: Sale

Other Property Info

  • County: DELAWARE
  • Area: DELAWARE
  • MLS Neighborhood: NONE AVAILABLE
  • Subdivision: NONE AVAILABLE
  • Source System Name: C2C

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Lot Size Square Feet: 737471

Building and Construction

  • Year Built: 1933
  • New Construction: N
  • Levels or Stories: 2
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • House Style: Carriage House, Converted Barn

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
9 Ithan El School K-5 0.8 mi
7 Radnor Middle School 6-8 1.9 mi
9 Radnor Senior High School 9-12 1.8 mi
6 Wayne El School K-5 2 mi
2 Achievement House Cyber Charter School 7-12 2.7 mi
NA Delaware County Technical High School-Marple 9-12 2 mi
NA Academy-Notre Dame De Namur Private School 6-12 0.2 mi
NA Hill Top Preparatory Private School 5-12 1 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 770 Godfrey Rd

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2018-06-15 Listed $14,900,000 BrightMLS
2001-03-07 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.