• For Sale
  • Single Family

735 County Line Rd Villanova, PA 19085 Get directions

$1,299,000 $218/Sq. ft.
7 Beds 5 Baths 1 Partial Bath 5,965 Sq. ft. 49,397 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylecolonial_revival
  • Age 129 Years
  • MLS# PADE494508
  • Listed 3 Months 30 Days Ago


Located in Villanova, Radnor Twp., BACK O' BEYOND was one of ten homes on Israel Morris's 101 acre estate, Dundale. The original foundation dates to 1890 and in 1922 architect, E. Nelson Edwards rebuilt it for Francis B. Morris and his bride Eleanor McVey. Back O' Beyond is a stately 7-8 BD, 5/1 BA colonial manor home with wonderful historic architectural details, intricate millwork, tall ceiling heights, gleaming wood floors, a gracious floor plan, and ample space for both formal entertaining and casual daily living. A grand 3-story staircase highlights the front-to-rear Entrance Hall. The formal Living Room with mahogany pocket doors has a fireplace with English surrounds from the 1800's and is flanked by French doors to a covered side patio. Enter the Dining Room through pocket doors to view beautiful built-in display cabinets, arched window millwork and a fireplace with antique English surround. In the rear of the house, the bright Kitchen has an island, gas cooktop, cherry cabinetry, granite counters, and is open to the sunny Breakfast Room with built-in bench seating. A spacious Family Room opens off the Kitchen and features built-in cabinets and access to the rear staircase and side patio. Upstairs, the expansive Master BD Suite has a fireplace, two closets, and a luxurious onyx marble Master BA with spa tub, large shower, and double vanities. A spacious Bonus Room off the Master Bedroom has gleaming wood floors and offers a bright, cheerful location for a home office, sitting room, hobby room, exercise room, etc. Down the hall are 3 more Bedrooms, one with an en suite BA and two Bedrooms that have direct access to the hall BA. The 3rd floor has 3 more BD, a Full BA, and a charming sitting room with original arched Palladian window. Generous storage space is available in the walk-in attic, basement & 3rd floor utility rooms, and in the many closets. Downstairs, at ground level are a large Laundry/Mud Room, Pantry/Wine Cellar, a 2-car garage, and access to the finished LL Rec Room with 5th Full BA. NEW architectural shingle roof, two NEW Weill McLean 5-zone gas heaters, NEW 3-zone Lennox Air Conditioning systems. Expansive patios offer scenic views of the grassy, open, 1+ ac. yard, which is nicely screened from the road and neighbors by tall, mature shrubs and trees. Distinctive pillars flank the driveway and are labeled with the name of this historic home. Convenient access to Center City, Villanova Univ., Blue Route, Stoneleigh Garden, hospitals, corporate centers, airport, train stations, plus shops, restaurants, and movies in the charming villages of Wayne & Bryn Mawr. LOW taxes for a property of this size!



  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Bathroom 3 Level: Upper 1


  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 5 Level: Upper 2
  • Bedroom 6 Level: Upper 2

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central A/C
  • Heating Features: Hot Water

Interior Features

  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Crown Moldings
  • Family Room Off Kitchen
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen - Island
  • Laundry Chute
  • Master Bath(s)
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Wine Storage
  • Basement

Kitchen and Dining

  • Breakfast Level: Main
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Kitchen Level: Main

Other Rooms

  • Extra Room-1 Level: Upper 2
  • Extra Room-2 Level: Lower 1
  • Game/Recreation Room Level: Lower 1

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 1.1339991

Garage and Parking

  • Number of Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking Features: Paved Driveway, Attached Garage

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Lot Size Square Feet: 49397

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No
  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0

School Information

  • Elementary School: RADNOR
  • High School: RADNOR H
  • Middle School: RADNOR M

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 19064.0
  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: DELAWARE
  • Area: DELAWARE
  • Source Neighborhood: NONE AVAILABLE
  • Subdivision: NONE AVAILABLE
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Year Built: 1890
  • Above Grade Finished Area: 4995
  • Below Grade Finished Area: 970
  • Property Age: 129
  • Levels or Stories: 3+
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • House Style: Colonial
  • Total Area Sqft: 6505

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
8 Radnor El School K-5 0.9 mi
7 Radnor Middle School 6-8 2.2 mi
8 Radnor Senior High School 9-12 0.9 mi
NA Villanova Academy For Honor Studies Private School PK-6 0.3 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 735 County Line Rd

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2019-07-11 Price Changed $1,299,000 $217 BrightMLS
2019-06-21 Listing removed $0 BrightMLS
2019-06-20 Listed $1,350,000 $212 BrightMLS
2019-06-11 Price Changed $1,350,000 $212 BrightMLS
2019-04-17 Listed $1,495,000 $299 BrightMLS
2017-12-29 Listing removed $1,500,000 $300 BrightMLS
2017-10-24 Listing removed $1,500,000 $300 BrightMLS
2017-03-29 Listed $1,500,000 $300 BrightMLS
2017-03-29 Listed $1,500,000 $300 BrightMLS

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.