Listed By:
BHHS Fox & Roach Wayne-Devon
425 Chestnut Lane, Wayne, PA
$ 1,875,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PADE2066968
  • TypePending
  • CountyDELAWARE
  • CityWayne
  • AreaRadnor Twp
  • NeighborhoodNorth Wayne
  • Zip19087
  • StyleCraftsman
  • Year Built1889
  • Taxes$ 20186
  • Price$ 1,875,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5227
  • Lot Size0.54 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Wonderful combination of historic charm and modern amenities! Located on a quiet tree-lined street in sought-after, walk-to-Wayne, this 6+ Bedroom, 4/1 Bath, Arts and Crafts-style home has been extensively renovated to incorporate features that todays buyers crave. "Bon Air" is located on the highest elevation in North Wayne, and features a large gourmet kitchen, luxurious primary bathroom, and attached, oversized 2-car garage with indoor access and bonus living space above. Intricate hand-carved wooden griffins frame the entrance to the Living Room, which has a stone fireplace with carved wood mantel, natural wood wainscoting, and tall ceiling height. A cozy alcove and a second fireplace are found in the Music/Sitting Room. Nearby, the gracious Dining Room can accommodate the largest of dinner parties. On the opposite side of the Entrance Hall, youll love relaxing in the Family Room, with coveted open flow to the Kitchen and Breakfast Room. Chefs will love preparing meals in the expansive Kitchen, which has a vaulted ceiling, Shaw farmhouse sink, and a generous island with a prep sink and barstool seating. Extensive floor-to-ceiling custom cabinetry provides abundant storage. Appliances include a very large built-in refrigerator, 6-burner gas cooktop, microwave, Bosch double wall ovens, and TWO Bosch dishwashers. Large windows flood the Kitchen and Breakfast Room with natural light, A separate bar area features glass display cabinets, sink, and a wine frig. Several doors lead to the rear deck, which has multiple seating areas for relaxing outside in warm weather months. This level also features a Powder Room, Laundry Room, and several closets. Drop all your gear in the large Mudroom, with soaring 2-story ceilings and large built-in cubbies, plus direct access to the driveway and Garage. Ascend the rear staircase to the large Rec Room with ample space for TV watching and billiards, plus a Bedroom and a 4th full Bathroom (ideal for guests, in-laws, fitness equipment, or a secluded Office.) A soaring 3-story staircase has intricate millwork and a window bench. Nestled to one side is the Primary Bedroom, with 3 capacious walk-in closets, and a luxurious Primary Bathroom with double vanity, a deep freestanding claw-foot tub, separate shower with multiple shower heads, and private toilet room. This suite also features a glorious Study, with a 3rd fireplace and tall tray ceiling. Three more bedrooms on the 2nd floor share a renovated Hall Bathroom. Bedrooms 5 and 6, plus a 3rd full Bathroom and several large closets are found on the 3rd floor. The 2nd Garage is detached and is currently used for storage. It offers great potential for creating a studio, gym, or workshop. The scenic ac. property is bordered by mature shrubs and trees for privacy, and there is ample level lawn for recreation. Designed by Frank & William Lightfoot Price, and built by Wendell and Smith, this c.1889 home is one of only four historic Tower House style homes in the area. Enjoy a warm sense of community through a neighborhood directory and activities like progressive dinners, and the annual soap box derby, organized by the historic North Wayne Protective Association, which is one of the oldest civic associations in the country. Located in top-ranked Radnor Township School District, this home is just a 10-minute stroll from the train station and the charming village of Wayne, known for great restaurants, boutique shopping, and vibrant community events. Convenient to schools, parks, Center City, corporate centers, and the Airport.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Wayne Elementary School Radnor M Middle School Radnor H High School
Price History
5/7/2024 Listed $1,925,000
5/22/2024 3% - $1,875,000

General Features

Interior Features Primary Bath(s),Ceiling Fan(s),Stain/Lead Glass,Additional Stairway,Built-Ins,Crown Moldings,Family Room Off Kitchen,Kitchen - Island,Recessed Lighting,Skylight(s),Soaking Tub,Wainscotting,Walk-in Cl
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Zoned,Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Utilities Cable TV
Possession Negotiable
Roof Shingle
Appliances Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Disposal,Built-In Microwave,Cooktop,Dryer,Exhaust Fan,Icemaker,Oven - Double,Oven - Wall,Six Burner Stove,Stainless Steel Appliances,Washer,Water Heater,Water Heater - Tankles
Exterior Features Sidewalks
Zoning RESID
Garage Spaces 4.00
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s),Porch(es)
Architectural Style Craftsman
Construction Materials Frame,Stone,Shingle Siding
Exclusions Breakfast Room chandelier,primary BD TV & wall bracket,chest freezer (in garage),and beverage frig (in mudroom).
Year Built 1889
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Levels 3
Tax Year 2023
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Cool Fuel Electric
Accessibility None
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name NORTH WAYNE
Facing Direction South
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Total Rooms 12
Directions From Wayne train station,north on N. Wayne Avenue. R on E. Beechtree Lane,L on Chestnut to #425. (Follow path from Chestnut Lane to front door,which faces Chestnut.)
ModificationTimestamp 2024-06-11T16:43:15
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Senior Community Y/N No
MLS Area Radnor Twp (10436)
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Lot Size Square Feet 23522.00
Tax Assessed Value 1016420.0
Waterfront Y/N No
Tax Annual Amount 20186.0
Structure Type Detached
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Price Per Sq Ft Total AG 358.71
Acceptable Financing Conventional
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Total SQFT 5227
Days on Market 36
Location Type Suburban
Builder Name Wendell & Smith
Standard Status Pending
Year Built Source Estimated
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross
Association Recreation Fee No

Interior Features

Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Basement Partial
Flooring Wood,Carpet,Ceramic Tile
Total Fireplaces 3
Fireplace Features Mantel(s)
Hot Water Natural Gas
Basement (Y/N) Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Above Grade Finished Area 5227
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Central Air Y/N Yes
Total Bedrooms 5
Room Type Living Room,Dining Room,Sitting Room,Kitchen,Family Room,Foyer,Breakfast Room,Laundry,Mud Room,Bonus Room,Half Bath
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
LivingAreaSource Estimated
Laundry Type Main Floor
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Total Baths 5

Exterior Features

Pool No Pool
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Lot Features Corner,Landscaping
Water Source Public
Total Parking Spaces 9
Garage Features Built In,Inside Access,Oversized
Type of Parking Detached Garage,Attached Garage,Driveway
Foundation Details Stone,Block,Concrete Perimeter
Water View Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 150.00 x 230.00
Lot Size Acres 0.54
Lot Size Source Estimated
Builder Model Tower House
Navigable Water Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N No
# of Attached Garage Spaces 2
# of Detached Garage Spaces 2
LotDimensionsSource Estimated

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bonus Room Upper 1
Breakfast Room Main
Dining Room 16 X 13 Main
Family Room 20 X 12 Main Fireplace - Other
Foyer Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen 23 X 13 Main Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Double Sink
Laundry Main
Living Room 19 X 20 Main Fireplace - Other
Mud Room Main
Sitting Room Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Pending Average in 19087

AVG $1.19M
AVG $12,876
AVG 511
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1969

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