“Millionaire’s Mile” in Villanova is legendary – home to the #1 most expensive zip code in Pennsylvania, Spring Mill Road is home to historic estate after historic estate, all still privately owned. And that’s uncommon! While in most of the country, 19th and 20th century estates are a rarity, with their lands often sold off for development and houses in disrepair.
And yet, just 3 minutes down the road from Villanova University and the Philadelphia Country Club is a gem of a home, recently purchased by new owners and opened for private events, weekend getaways, or (reportedly) traveling NBA and NFL players.
Welcome to Gisela & Yas’s Meadowbrook Estate Villanova wedding: a stunning, bohemian, intimate wedding with details galore and rich cultural traditions with friends and family from quite literally all around the globe. The bride and groom got ready in their respective wings of the house before departing for their Villanova Chapel wedding ceremony – the dream of so many ‘Nova graduates.
After the beautiful mass and a grad exit with all their guests, the two enjoyed an indoor and outdoor cocktail hour around the grounds of Meadowbrook Estate Villanova, and kicked off their reception with a first dance in the living room before transitioning to the greenery-clad formal dining room (look. at. that. fireplace!!) The speeches were genuine, the food was to die for, and the dancing was plentiful for a relaxed Saturday afternoon wedding.