Stately, extensively modernized custom-built Walter Durham home boasting 8,000 SF of meticulously renovated living space & a park-like setting on 3.18 acres in Northside Villanova. Enjoy an inpouring of natural light & peaceful views of the lush grounds & greenery from plentiful oversized windows in this impeccable, thoughtfully-designed 6 BR 5.5 bath residence. A long tree-lined drive proceeds beyond a gated entry with stone pillars through exquisitely landscaped property with an enchanting running creek. The elegant interior is introduced by an airy Reception Hall with tiled flooring, crown moldings, a ceiling medallion & wrought iron/wood staircase. The foyer accessing a coat closet & formal powder room opens to the gracious formal living room with tiled floors & fireplace flanked by built-in cabinetry. The dramatic great room is the ultimate setting for entertaining with a 2-story vaulted ceiling, tiled flooring, fireplace, curved flat-screen TV with surround sound, upper balcony, windows on 3 exposures & a dramatic window wall showcasing stunning views. Sliding glass doors on both sides lead to Zen-like flagstone & paver terraces. A huge formal dining room has glass doors to theflagstone terrace & is open to the gorgeous gourmet granite & stainless steel kitchen with custom cabinetry & butler's pantry. Sip a java at the center island or in the spacious breakfast room that also has doors to outside. The 1-floor master suite is a perfect retreat for starting & ending your day. The bedroom is brightened by windows on 2 exposures & glass doors to the paver terrace. A sitting area, built-in desk/cabinetry & marble spa bath with double sinks, Jacuzzi tub, shower, makeup vanity-ins & generous storage further indulge. Main & rear staircases ascend to the 2nd level where 4 sunny oversized bedrooms await, 1 with a sitting room & 3 with beautifully updated en-suite bathrooms. The finished lower level has all you need for quiet times or party nights with tiled flooring, a full bar with granite countertops & copper sink, home theater with stadium seating, recreation room with flat-screen TV & fabulous wine room. A room/exercise room, fully-equipped laundry room, 2nd room/BR with 2 closets & full bath complete this level. An attached 3-car garage directly accesses the kitchen. Other highlights include a new roof, water heater, HVAC, electrical, generator & much more!