About This 1732 Ashbridge Farm In Malvern Pennsylvania
Unlike any other estate for sale in suburban Pennsylvania, the prestigious Ashbridge Farm manor consists of four remarkable establishments filled with everlasting history in the heart of Radnor Hunt. With 11.5 acres of land overlooking the Ashbridge Preserve, this captivating property showcases incredible views, diligent renovations, remote privacy, and impeccable details throughout. Built in 1732 with unique architectural elements and updated in the 1931 Brognard Okie renovation, this expansive premises will be sure to impress.
As you drive up the secluded driveway to the grand Main Home, you are surrounded by acres of lush green grass and vibrant foliage. Enter through the front door and you are greeted by sun soaked rooms adorned in original wide plank antique wooden floors, installed over 300 years ago. The vast living room is completed by plaster walls with bull-nosed detail, a gorgeous wood burning fireplace with an original Okie mantel, a wall of large custom built-ins, deep windows, and ample natural light. French doors open to a covered outdoor terrace equipped with endless views of the property and antique beamed ceilings. Brilliantly completed with a restored walk-in fireplace, bright windows with bull-nosed detail, and access to the butler’s pantry/wine bar, the formal dining room is more than qualified for entertaining.
Walk through the butler’s pantry and wine bar to find an expansive, gourmet kitchen designed by Waterbury Kitchens of Kennett Square. This five star kitchen is equipped with Caesarstone rugged concrete and zinc countertops with an integrated zinc sink, two additional sinks, an 8-burner Wolf professional gas range with dual ovens, SubZero refrigerator, freezer and separate refrigerator/freezer drawers, 3 Fisher Paykel and Asko dishwashers, Wolf steam oven, microwave drawer, and warming drawer, and a built-in vacuum system. The open kitchen, family room, and breakfast room enjoy two sets of built-in plaster finished banquette seating, stunning 1930’s original Okie addition stone walls, a wood burning fireplace, endless natural light, and access to the side yard through french doors.
The family room leads to a second caterer’s kitchen, accented with a sliding barn door entrance. Take the antique brick-floored hallway to your sizable mudroom, laundry room, and family entrance. In this area, there is a powder room, reclaimed wooden beamed ceiling, double sink, and an ample storage space. Concluding the main level, there is a home-office with a wood burning fireplace and a second powder room. Take the private staircase to your second-floor primary suite boasting exposed stone walls, an Okie “Tower Room” private office, dual walk-in closets, laundry area, and a cozy sitting area. Built by Brandywine Plaster, the exclusive ensuite bath features two vanities, a soaking tub, and a rain shower.
Three additional suitably sized bedrooms can be found via this level. Bedroom 2 enjoys use of an ensuite bath with custom tilework, while Bedrooms 3 & 4 share a full Tadelakt bathroom, bonus living space, and a laundry room. The lower level offers a fabulous wine room constructed within the original Silver Safe and brand new plumbing and electrical systems.This property includes two additional establishments, referred to as The Tavern and The Guest House.
The Tavern has beautifully designed living space with vaulted ceilings, a wet bar, 2 fireplaces, and a powder room. Recently renovated in June 2021, The Guest House was gutted and rebuilt with a first floor great room, custom kitchenette, full bathroom with a Tadelakt shower, and large second floor bedroom. An annually maintained red clay tennis court concludes the property. 4 bedrooms, 3.2 bathrooms in the main house; 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom in the guest house; and 1 half bathroom in the tavern