One of the few villanova estates that will ever be available this close stoneleigh! privately located on 5 home cul-de-sac adjoining stoneleigh, the sought after 41 acre protected land trust, and within walking distance to the villanova university campus, the magnificence of the gated manor home is matchless. sunlight enhances the terracotta tiled roof, while tall trees, hedgerows and shrubbery create a cloak of natural seclusion. floor to ceiling windows, arched, tripled and singular, invite incomparable views throughout the entire year. richly stained double doors open to a grand soaring entrance hall, replete with marble floor and sweeping staircase. on your right is a dining room designed for gracious entertaining. imagine 20 or more guests chatting and enjoying their meal in front of the double-sided fireplace that also graces the wall of a gathering room for after-dinner cordials or coffee. on the other side of the foyer is a cozy study to read, watch tv and be warmed by another fireplace .a totally new chef-inspired kitchen has 500 square feet of well-planned culinary ingenuity and includes an eating area for informal dining. coveted features are hardwood floor, wainscoting, crown molding, quartz countertops, expansive pantry, built-in computer corner, deep farm sink and french doors leading to a dazzling pool scape. a complement of the finest appliances on the market includes a six-burner viking stove with griddle, a built-in double sub-zero glass-doored refrigerator, and miehle dishwasher. the center island offers a warming oven and numerous pullout compartments. custom cabinetry styled with silent-close doors and drawers provide ideal storage places for every need. a second staircase is a perfect pathway for late-night kitchen raids. stately twin archways lead from the kitchen to a versatile multi-windowed 600 sq ft great room. sit and relax by a fireplace, have a drink with friends utilizing the full-size wet bar, or stroll out double doors to patio and pool. the tasteful vaulted ceiling set with recessed lighting flawlessly crests this splendid room. completing the first floor is a mudroom with cubbies, laundry shoot, dual washer/dryer laundry and a second powder room. this area leads outside to the three-car garage a family’s dream comes true on the second floor where each of five bedrooms boasts walk-in closets and its own private modernized en-suite bathroom. the primary boudoir, enhanced by a dreamy fireplace and two walk-in closets, luxuriates beneath a tray ceiling. its opulent bath compares to a glamourous resort spa with walk-in frameless tile shower, jacuzzi tub, double vanity, separate makeup space and hidden commode corner. a new private expansive suite, which can double as an in law suite, guest suite, au-pair suite or home office, presents a spacious sitting room with workstation, separate bedroom and full bath. overnight guests will enjoy a pampered visit in this amazing hideaway. there’s more wonderment on the new 1,400-square-foot daylight lower level, a place for family fun and leisurely entertainment. including recreation quarters, gym and sixth bedroom with private bath promises flexible use opportunities. the splendor continues outside. a magical mix of white picket fence, elegant electric gates, rosebushes and ivy mingle among majestic trees. the sparkling swimming pool is surrounded by sunlit space for lounging and dining. for other outdoor sports there’s plenty of usable lawn area on the property. a full house generator provides extra security and comfort. if you long for an estate home with incomparable details and endless beauty set in one of the most sought-after main line locations, this villanova property is waiting for you to fall in love and is within 5 miles to the new i-476 blue route corridor to king of prussia, philadelphia, pa turnpike, airport 10 minutes walk to the septa r 5. built with synthetic stucco which is more durable than hard coat - no short cuts!