Malvern Bank House of the Week: A Cool New Classic in Villanova

The front of the property at 25 Orchard Lane in Villanova.

A cool “new classic” with six bedrooms, five baths and 2-1/2 partial baths Is available for sale in highly-prized Villanova.

This “new classic” home provides a blend of warmth through expertly selected finishes, including character grade flooring, hand-hewed beams, and reclaimed wood doors. You’ll also find contemporary elements throughout such as large format tile, chic lighting and bright connected spaces.

There is a fireside formal living room and an elegant dining room that flow from a wide center hall. 

A fully paneled library/office is off the back of the house containing an embedded saltwater aquarium on one wall and a gas fireplace on the other.

Across the foyer and hall is a custom kitchen, breakfast room and family room. The kitchen features contemporary profile cabinets and stone counters, a suite of highest level appliances, an oversized seated island and a walk-in pantry.

The family room has a vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling stone fireplace and custom shelving. It opens to a rear stone terrace.

Two different family offices are off a mudroom/garage entrance.  There is a full laundry with dog bath along with a storage closet and bike room from the attached 2-car garage.

Up the front stairs is a primary bedroom suite with a linear fireplace and walk-in primary closet.

A large bath offers separate custom vanities, two with sinks and one seated make-up area. The bathroom suite has radiantly heated stone floors and there is both a seated shower and a large under-window soaking tub.

The home has additional family or guest rooms, each with their own bath and outfitted closets.

The lower level has a large open recreational area, a television area and a daylight gym, and a large full bath.

A covered terrace has a wood- burning fireplace and overhead heaters. A built-in grill is adjacent to the dining patio which overlooks a recirculating fountain and goldfish pond.

There is a salt-water pool and a separate spa with a standalone pool house.

The grounds are professionally landscaped and there are irrigated gardens.

Flanking the courtyard is another two car garage with an unfinished space above that has electricity and plumbing.

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