Chesterbrook is a community in Wayne,
Tredyffrin Township with zip code 19087.
was originally in Berwyn, Pennsylvania and was owned by Alexander
Johnston Cassatt (1839-1906). A.J. Cassatt was the 7th
president of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Cassatt bred thoroughbred
racehorses in Chesterbrook. The 600-acre (240 ha) property is today
the site of a subdivision with office buildings and homes using the
Chesterbrook Farm name. The original main barn designed by
Philadelphia architect Frank Furness has been maintained and
On November 5, 1969, the Richard Fox interests
bought Chesterbrook Farm at a price of $2,322,000. The first home
in Chesterbrook was not completed until Novemebr of 1977. This was
due to strong opposition from the neighboring residents. The legal
battle went all of the way to the supreme court. In all, it took 23
years from purchasing the land to the completion of the last home.
Chesterbrook is made up of 28 Villages, The
Chesterbrook Village Shopping Center and Wilson Farm Park.
The 28 Villages In Chesterbrook are:
Bradford Crossing, Bradford Hills, Cheswold Village, Duportail
Village, Eagles Ridge, Embassy Court I, Embassy Court II, Forge
Mountain, Fox Hollo, Green Hill, Greystone, Knoxbridge, Landmark,
LeForge Court, Main Street Village, Mountainview, Newport Village,
The Paddock, Painters Lane, Picket Post, The Pondís, The Quarters,
Quarters West, The Ridings, Springdell Village, Stirling Chase,
Sullivanís Bridge and Valley Stream Village.
Chesterbrook's Walking Trails will link you to
Valley Forge National