Architectural elegance is revitalized with all the modern-day amenities one could want built into this stunning gated home in Villanova. Proceed down a long drive as you enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds this grand yet contemporary residence set on 4.5 private acres. A front motor court and 8-car garage courtyard offer generous parking for family, guests and staff. Landscaped grounds with lovely gardens and mature trees provide a perfect backdrop for views and entertaining. Host gatherings on the spacious stone patios while all play on the stretching lawn, and summer parties by the pool and pool house on warm afternoons. Though you'll feel in a world all your own, you're just 20 minutes to Center City and Philadelphia International Airport, with access to NYC in an hour on Acela Express. This gorgeous home, designed and carefully constructed over a five-year period by master architect Fred Bissinger and renowned builder Ed Mahoney, puts a fresh spin on the finest old-world craftsmanship with sleek modern finishes and state-of-the-art systems. Every detail has been considered to optimize comfort for today's discerning family's lifestyle. Soaring ceilings, marble floors, beautiful millwork, fireplaces, arched windows and doors are complemented by the latest luxury elements including an elevator that transports you from floor to floor, custom designer lighting, a top-of-the-line chef's kitchen, fully-equipped media/home theater with bar, game room with golf simulator, fitness center, billiards room, library/office, incredible master suite, the list goes on. You never have to leave home! But when you do, plenty of things to do are right nearby for every interest, whether it be shopping, dining, tennis, golf, biking and jogging paths, water sports or horseback riding.