The grandeur of this house is rivaled only by the picturesque grounds surrounding this extraordinary stone and stucco Tudor which was built in 1920. Located just blocks from the Village of Swarthmore with its regional rail train station, library, shops & cafes makes this property a suburban oasis that is convenient yet private. Originally the home was built for the Curator of Paintings of the Philadelphia Museum of Art & the gracious entertaining spaces were once used for private art exhibits. The first floor offers a gracious Formal Room Living and spacious Dining Room, but also has an expansive Family Room with an impressive staircase & a wall of leaded glass windows which is perfect for more casual get togethers. There are French doors that open to both covered & uncovered stone Patios, overlooking an exquisite reflection pond, expanding your entertaining space to the beautiful outdoors. Also, on the first floor is a unique Flex Room featuring a large fireplace with a tiled hearth, wood stove insert & impressive copper hood. This room has a private entrance adding great potential for a home Office. There is also a bar area ideal for a "man-cave", the choice is yours! The updated Kitchen has a Jenn-Aire cooktop, along with a bright Breakfast Area & this area continues the charm of the rest of the home with deep window sills & custom mill work. The private quarters on the 2nd & 3rd floors of the house offer 6 Bedrooms with 4 Full Baths, and gorgeous tree top views from every window. Distinguishing features include 3 fireplaces, custom millwork, 9 foot ceilings, hardwood floors & an exceptional 1.31 acre property with specimen plantings, paver driveway & meandering walkways, 50' in-ground pool with pool house, and a charming garden shed with a cedar shake roof. This price includes an approved building lot adding value to an already outstanding property!
The grandeur of this house is rivaled only by the picturesque grounds surrounding this extraordinary stone and stucco Tudor which was built in 1920. Located just blocks from the Village of Swarthmore with its regional rail train station, library, shops & cafes makes this property a suburban oasis that is convenient yet private. Originally the home was built for the Curator of Paintings of the Philadelphia Museum of Art & the gracious entertaining spaces were once used for private art exhibits. The first floor offers a gracious Formal Room Living and spacious Dining Room, but also has an expansive Family Room with an impressive staircase & a wall of leaded glass windows which is perfect for more casual get togethers. There are French doors that open to both covered & uncovered stone Patios, overlooking an exquisite reflection pond, expanding your entertaining space to the beautiful outdoors. Also, on the first floor is a unique Flex Room featuring a large tiled fireplace with a wood stove insert & impressive copper hood. This room has a private entrance adding great potential for a home Office. There is also a bar area ideal for a "man-cave", the choice is yours! The updated Kitchen has a Jenn-Aire cooktop, along with a bright Breakfast Area & this area continues the charm of the rest of the home with deep window sills & custom mill work. The private quarters on the 2nd & 3rd floors of the house offer 6 Bedrooms with 4 Full Baths, and gorgeous tree top views from every window. Distinguishing features include 3 fireplaces, custom millwork, 9 foot ceilings, hardwood floors & an exceptional property with specimen plantings, a paver driveway and a charming garden shed with a cedar shake roof. This price does not include the adjacent approved building lot. The MLS number for the lot alone is MLS#7052369. The house and the lot are being offered together for $895,000 MLS#6940606. The current taxes include the lot, and will be adjusted when the lot subdivision is recorded.
Enjoy a stately property with a park-like setting, in one of Swarthmore's most sought-after locations. This 1920 center hall Dutch colonial is situated on a superbly landscaped yard with spectacular views from every window. The center hall opens to a lovely living room with a fireplace and a glassed-in sunroom/family room. The formal dining room is filled with natural light. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and lovely back porch overlooking the lush back yard. A handy first floor powder room/laundry room completes the first floor. The second floor landing has a charming window seat. The large front to back master bedroom has a romantic attached sleeping porch and a walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms and a newer hall bath complete this floor. The third floor is home to the large fourth bedroom and a full hall bath, as well as easy access to the floored storage attic. Included with this property is an attached in-law suite/au-pair suite/approved rental or possible expansion space already contiguous to the existing home. This addition, circa 1921, comprises an elegant 2-story home with a front to back living room, a large fireplace and dining area opening to a charming kitchen with original glass door cabinets. The patio overlooks perennial beds and a flagstone walkway. The addition offers a master bedroom with yet another charming sleeping porch looking out over the gardens, as well as a sunny second bedroom. This special property offers a unique opportunity to the buyer who wants ample space and light-filled charm, and must be seen to be appreciated.
Welcome to this wonderful 4BR/2.5BA Dutch Colonial on a coveted street in Swarthmore! This home has been lovingly maintained by the same owner for 50 years. There are hardwood floors with a decorative inlay border throughout much of the first floor. The sunlight streams through the large and ample windows in each room! As you enter the Center Hall, to the left is a large living room with a lovely gas fireplace as a focal point, a wall of windows on each end of the room and a door leading to a family room with 3 walls of windows and a door to the backyard. To the right of the Center Hall is a large dining room with a charming deep window seat and entry to the kitchen. The eat-in kitchen is quaint with beautifully hand-crafted cupboards that are also very functional, a gas cooktop and butcher block counters. There is also a sliding door to a newly constructed Deck which overlooks the wonderfully attended to gardens and fabulous level backyard. The 2nd floor has a spacious master bedroom with two closets - one almost walk-in and there is also a perfectly adequate master bathroom. The bedrooms has lots of daylight and there is even a door leading to a rooftop deck (in need of some TLC). The 2nd floor also boasts two other ample-sized rooms and a hall bath that has been tastefully updated. The third floor has one large, beautiful bedroom with a skylight, a charming arched window and ample space - there is also unfinished attic space adjacent to it. In addition, there is a basement that is unfinished but quite nice with laundry facilities, outdoor access, and a large, functional room that was most recently used as pottery studio. The grounds at 230 Haverford are absolutely lovely and there is a great 2-car detached garage. This in combination with the lovely features of the home, the curb appeal and coveted location make this home a true gem!
Ideally located just off Yale Ave between Cornell and Rutgers and a short walk to Swarthmore College, 508 Harvard Avenue is a rare find. This charming old world brick and cedar Arts & Crafts home was built in 1910. Retaining many of its original details, the present owner has made $100,000 in thoughtful upgrades installing central air, new electric, completely renovating the kitchen and 2 of the bath rooms and opening rooms to accommodate a more modern floor plan. A wide brick path and manicured front yard provide a distinguished entrance to the home. Past the covered porch entry is a large reception room warmed by a brick fireplace. Mellowed hardwood flooring ushers you through the living room and dining room. Sunlight dances through the original leaded glass windows in both rooms. The updated kitchen has a European flair with its crisp white cabinetry, stainless appliances and distinctive herringbone patterned brick floor. There is also an updated half bath and a rear staircase to the second floor. A convenient door leads out back to the nicely landscaped and fenced in yard and a two car garage. The large enclosed porch off the foyer is a delightful place for morning reads and evening cocktails. Up the handsome main staircase to the second floor offering a main bedroom with lots of closet space and 3 secondary bedrooms, all featuring more of those beautiful hardwood floors and lots of natural light. An updated bathroom services this floor. A finished third floor with hardwood flooring has an additional bedroom and full bath. Just 7 minutes to the Swarthmore train station to Philly and walking distance to the park and College. Thoughtfully updated, conveniently located, this gem of a home succeeds brilliantly! Contact the listing agent or schedule a showing today to make this wonderdul property yours.
1920's stone colonial in the quaint college town of Swarthmore awaits you! Located on a quiet street within walking distance of town, train and schools, this beautiful three-story home has been meticulously maintained by the same family for 25 years! From NEW PELLA windows to a NEW gas furnace and two-zone central air, thousands have been spent maintaining and upgrading this home! Charm abounds from the beautiful, blue, wooden front door to the hand-painted porch floor and the lovely hardwood floors throughout! So many windows, so much light! Enter this Center Hall Colonial to find a large, rambling Living Room to the left with an over-sized, wood-burning fireplace and an exit to an adorable screened in porch. A brick patio follows from the porch. The formal Dining Room flanks the Living Room. The eat in Kitchen follows with granite counter tops and a lovely built in banquet. There is a Family Room located at the back of the house with lots of built-in bookcases. A Powder Room with a marble "bee" motif (RENOVATED!) is tucked into the back hallway. Upstairs, on the second floor, there are three nice-sized Bedrooms, including the spacious Master complete with a DELUXE brand NEW bathroom! This en-suite Bathroom is truly AMAZING, featuring marble, basket weave flooring with radiant heat, an over-sized shower with frameless door, white subway tile, and a Restoration Hardware vanity! Down the hall there is another SPECTACULAR, newly RENOVATED full bath with a grey marble floor and white subway tile. The 3rd floor offers yet another Bedroom and full bathroom plus tons of storage space. Laundry is in the basement, which is unfinished but waterproofed ? and offers more potential living space. There is an attached over-sized garage ? a rarity in an older Swarthmore home. Both back and front yards have been professionally landscaped. The college grounds are just blocks away along with a town center filled with shops and restaurants and the R3 SEPTA Train Line to Center City (a 25 minute ride!). All this and award-winning Wallingford-Swarthmore Schools - including Strath Haven High School, recently named 7th best high school in the state and home to the largest marching band in Pennsylvania!
Seldom does a home of this high quality craftsmanship become available. Every detail in the home has been painstakingly designed and executed to the highest standards. Do not delay in seeing this fully renovated and expanded home in Swarthmore Borough. This property was brought down to the studs and rebuilt and everything is new, new, new. The main level has formal living and dining rooms that feature wainscoting, crown molding and rustic bamboo floors. The formal dining room flows into the new kitchen that showcases white shaker cabinets, black pearl granite counters, 12" x 24" tile floor, glass tile back splashes and Kenmore stainless steel appliances. There is also a large family room on the main level as well as a full bath with basket woven tile floor, new vanity, and subway tile tub surround with black pencil inlay. The 2nd floor features 9' ceilings that give a very grand feel and has 4 nice sized bedrooms. There is custom trim work throughout, and a hall laundry room with tile flooring and a barn door. The home also a new hall bath with custom tile work and new double bowl marble top vanity, toilet and tub. The main bedroom has a vaulted ceiling that incorporates the front dormer window and is as grand as it is elegant. There are two walk in closets in the master bedroom as well as a new master bathroom with custom tile floor, a 9' tall master shower with custom tile and stone inlay & stone shower floor, double sink marble top vanity and custom built-in shelving. The home also has new windows, roof, siding, HVAC, water heater, driveway, slate walkway, landscaping, appliances, kitchen, baths, flooring, rear patio and so much more. This home has every detail you have dreamed about in one package and is the home of your dreams. Do not delay in seeing this one of a kind, custom home
Welcome to this grand and modern 4 bedroom, 3 full, 2 half bath home in Swarthmore, PA. Enter into a 2 story,sun filled foyer with new hardwood floors (2017) throughout the 1st level. Formal living room leads to a bonus room/office space. The family room is spacious and has sliders plus additional door to the expansive deck. The spacious eat-in kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances, new granite countertops, and tile backsplash (all 2017), and leads to a cozy light filled breakfast room with skylights. The 1st level offers open concept great for family and entertaining. The 1st floor is complete with a mudroom/laundry room and an updated half bath. The fully carpeted 2nd level has 2 bedrooms (BR 1 has a large walk in closet) that share an updated jack and jill bathroom. Bedroom 3 has access to another updated hall bath. The master suite boasts 2 walk in closets and a fully renovated modern en suite with glass enclosure shower, double vanities, and ceramic tile. The fully finished basement has new flooring, a half bath, and walk out. This home is ready for you to move in and enjoy! New roof, soffit, gutters, fascia, and down spouts 2017, new HVAC 2017, new asphalt driveway 2017, new main entry door 2017, new sump pumps 2017, new hardware and fixtures throughout entire home 2017, and new paint throughout. All stucco repairs have been made and reports available. Ready for you to move in and enjoy! Close to 95, train stations, shopping, and more!
Move into this beautiful 4B/R, 2/1 bath, on a quiet street in award winning Wallingford-Swarthmore school district. Enter the spacious living room with hardwood floors, flowing right into the dining room. Off of the living room there is an office with French Doors. The kitchen features custom cabinets, an island counter, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, and a tile floor. Off of the kitchen is a family room and a sunroom. The sunroom features large custom sliding windows and screens and can be used year round. Laundry room is on 1st floor. There is recessed lighting throughout the house. The second floor features a large master bedroom suite a walk in closet and master bath. The bath has a double sink and seamless glass shower. There are 3 more large bedrooms and another large full bath on 2nd floor. New electric panel and wiring throughout. Windows and roof are new. Restaurants, shopping and 95 are nearby. Lock Box on driveway side of house above meter. 2 year home warranty is also included.
Move right in to this 4 bedroom expanded Stone Colonial. Beautiful open kitchen to large family room, overlooking expansive back yard. Excellent location, near Swarthmore Swim Club and athletic fields. Beautiful hard wood floors, Living room with wood burning fireplace, Formal dining room, 1st floor laundry, powder room. French doors to deck. Interior stairs to bonus room, with exterior entrance, additional powder room. Currently being used as a home gym. Could be used as an in home office! Newer windows throughout, Updated electrical system, New gas hot air heat and central air. Close proximity to the town of Swarthmore and the train station. Easy access to I-95, I-476, Philadelphia International Airport, shopping, restaurants and schools. Award winning Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. Don't miss this one!
Located in the heart of Swarthmore, this charming Arts & Crafts style home has been wonderfully updated and is move-in ready! With 3 large bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, there are lovely details everywhere including refinished hardwood floors, built-in shelves, a stunning fireplace and so much more! The house is situated on an attractive, secluded lot with a meandering stream running through the front yard. The front porch which stretches along the entire length of the home is the perfect spot for taking in the bucolic setting. A spacious foyer welcomes you into the home! To the left is a huge living room. There is an entire wall of windows, a large wood-burning fireplace with brick surround, a built-in bench and built-in shelves which all make this space very special. Just through the foyer is the dining room, streaming with natural light, and a lovely chair rail adds even more character. Adjacent to the dining room is the renovated kitchen with a large breakfast room. There are stainless steel appliances including a GE gas range,a brand new Bosch dishwasher and Kitchen Aid refrigerator, as well as a farm sink, and plenty of charming kitchen cabinets. A back door leads outdoors and to the basement. Up a turned staircase, you will find a very spacious second floor foyer. Over a half-wall to the left is a sunken sitting area, with another wall of windows and lots of architectural interest. It is completely charming and the perfect hangout space! A French door leads into a home office. There are also 3 spacious bedrooms on this level, all with hardwood floors and good closet space. Two full baths, recently renovated, are quite luxurious with ceramic tile, bead board and more! There is a staircase leading from the 2nd floor foyer up to an unfinished attic, which provides an abundance of extra storage. There is also a full, unfinished basement where the laundry is housed, and where there is a brand new hot water heater. There is central air conditioning, newer windows and a one-car detached garage. Just a stone's throw to the town center, train station, college, shopping, restaurants and public library. Don't miss out on this wonderful home! One year seven star home warranty included!
Nestled into a deep lot, this all stone English Tudor has 3-4 bedrooms, 2 ~ baths, lovely hardwood floors, new ceramic tiled hall bath, freshly painted, knob and tube wiring has been remediated, central air, detached garage, and a newer eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances. Excellent schools, great town and minutes to everywhere. Location is everything!
This mid century beauty on a spectacular picturesque acre plus lot on one of the prettiest streets in Ridley. It's unique design sets it apart from all others! With it's open floor plan this custom built retreat with the highest in quality building standards Pivoting between contemporary and traditional this home offers spectacular views and an abundance of natural sunlight from every window overlooking your hidden private refuge. Enter to your great room with soaring ceiling .Its stunning brightly colored tile fireplace. Walk out to your beautiful terraced deck where you can only relax and enjoy your solitude ,watch the wildlife and feed the birds. Daylight lower level features a meticulously crafted family room with stone fireplace a bedroom with a full bath. Laundry room and a secluded safe room which ,office with full shower. Work shop on the side yard larger that most garages. Spectacular in-ground pool beautifully kept in the perfect secluded picturesque lot
Space and Flexibility. You'll have plenty! This charming 4 bedroom Cape has been expanded with a large first floor Family room off the Living Room. Enjoy direct access to the Kitchen, and a Formal Dining Room. The Kitchen is large enough for a breakfast table, and has 2 wall ovens, a tile backsplash and window overlooking the yard. The Living room boasts a stone fireplace and deep window sills and hardwood flooring under carpet. Consider using the 2 bedrooms downstairs for offices, if you prefer. Upstairs, the Master is spacious and conveniently has a large storage closet. The second bedroom here has a walk-in closet, plus a bonus room and then attic space. The Family Room is off the back, and big enough for your largest gatherings. The roof is NEW, May 2017. The heat is GAS and was installed in 2007. You are 1/2 mile away from the town of Swarthmore with train to Philly, Co-op Market, Borough hall and Library, the Swarthmore Inn, and Swarthmore-Rutledge Elementary School. Come view today!
This 3BR/2.5 Colonial is to be built and is located in one of Ridley School Districts most desirable neighborhoods! Total of three homes are to be built. Prices starting at $289,900, 3/4BR models available. Each home will feature: private drive, front porch, rear deck, virtually maintenance free exterior, dimensional shingle roof, foyer, formal living room & dining room, gourmet kitchens w/ island, granite counter, open floor plan, master suite w/ private bath, hall bath, (2) additional bedrooms, high efficiency gas forced warm air heat and central air conditioning, poured concrete foundation w/ bilco style door & more. Some items in photo may be optional! Real Estate taxes to be determined upon assessment by Delaware County. Conveniently located just minutes from Center City Philadelphia, the Philadelphia International Airport, and the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Major highways, shopping centers, parks, public transportation, schools and employment opportunities are in close proximity.
Looking for a beautiful expansive ranch is great condition? Look no more! This home has been lovingly cared for and has many extras such as a breakfast room, first floor family room, huge finished lower level with a media room, game room, wet bar, extra bedroom, powder room and outside exit. The master bedroom has a private bath, the hardwood floors have been professionally refinished and many of the carpets including the basement are new. Outside has a fabulous patio with plenty of room for entertaining and a two car detached garage. The living room has a bay window and the cozy family room has a fireplace. This home goes on and on, must see to appreciate.
This house is ready to call home!! From the outside in it is done! The exterior is vinyl cedar shake siding, with newer shutters and a newer roof. The front patio is large enough to entertain or just relax and talk to the neighbors. The front door brings you into the center of the house with the living room on the right and dining room to the left, both with hardwood floors. The dining room wall has a cut out to the kitchen for a more open feeling. The kitchen is a galley in style with lots of cabinets and counter space. The first floor family room is located off of the kitchen with french doors to the outside. There is a master bedroom with walk in closet on the first floor and an updated full bathroom. The second floor has two nice bedrooms, each with two closets and an updated full bathroom. The yard is huge and flat with a newer shed. The heating is newer gas with central air. The property is minutes to I-95 and the Blue Route to easy commute to Center City or King of Prussia. Fairview Rd. is a State controlled Road and is plowed every 4 to 6 hours during snow storms, so that if you need to get to work in bad weather, you have no worries. The speed limit is 25MPH and the school zone is 15 MPH in the morning and afternoon.
This is NOT your average Swarthmorewood home. Unlike others, it has 2.5 baths and backs up to acres of land, offering plenty of privacy! Over the past nine years the owners have made over $45,000 in upgrades including the roof (2014), six foot privacy fence, patios, windows, refinished hardwood floors, wall-to-wall carpet on second level, painted the entire house, landscaping, tiling, water heater, storm door, installed keyless entry system, new appliances and fixtures and so much more. The kitchen is a baker's dream with quartz countertops, large island, lovely Cherry cabinetry, all stainless steel appliances and under cabinet lighting. The main level features two Pella bay windows allowing for tons of natural light. There is a full bath on both the upper level and in the basement and a convenient half bath on the first floor. The finished basement is great for entertaining, an exercise space, home office or whatever your needs require. It also features built-in shelving, an additional closet and workshop area. The spacious master bedroom includes dual closets for maximum storage space. In the floored attic you'll find even more room for storage and organizational needs. The home also features built-in shelving on every floor, central air, ceiling fans and six panel doors throughout. There are not one but two patios: a flagstone patio in the front and a cement patio in the rear. Move in ready and in a great location. Close to 95 and 476, bus stops and the train into the city, minutes from parks, shops, restaurants, running tracks and much more. Don't miss out and make your appointment today! Owner is a licensed realtor.
Welcome to this beautiful twin house in a nice community. Property features 3 bedrooms and 2 full bath. Hardwood floors and central air. The update kitchen has exit to the deck in the backyard. Finished basement. Nice backyard with shed. Large driveway parking. Great for both owner occupancy and investment.
Welcome Home! Here is the unit you have been waiting for. This lovely 9th floor unit with incredible views is in Move-In condition. The natural light welcomes you as you enter the unit. Large, deep, double coat closet greets you as you enter the great room which offers a dining room and large Living Room with access to a nice safe, deck. The updated, eat-in kitchen has beautiful cabinetry with dovetail drawers and matching appliances. Washer/Dryer located in hall closet with ample storage. Full, clean, hall bath with cast iron, ceramic tub. Master BR with 2 sets of double closet and a full bath with stall shower. 2nd BR has a double closet and is good size. Could be a family room/office if need be. This unit has wonderful views of the College woods and is located is the quaint village of Swarthmore. Strath Haven Condo residents enjoy life in this highly sought after community. Close to shopping, transportation, library & campus.
Three bedroom twin home in Ridley Township. Private Driveway with additional parking beyond fence. First floor has living room with fireplace, dining room and kitchen with door to rear yard. Second floor has 3 bedrooms with a hall bath. Full basement. Rear yard has an extra large work shop with plenty of attic storage. The work shop can be converted to a game room for entertaining.
Here is your opportunity to own a home in Swarthmore with 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath and a Garage within a block of the train, College and shops. The condo fee covers, heat, hot water, trash, water, maintenance of lawn and snow removal, exterior maintenance, master policy for insurance, grounds maintenance and management. Owner is responsible for electric, cable and internet. You can enjoy the Farmer's market, the Coop, the 300 acre Scott Arboretum and the new College Inn with the Broad Table Tavern and be within 25 minutes to Penn by train and 15 minutes to the Philadelphia Airport by car. You will be glad to call Unit G4 your new home.
1 bedroom condo has a private entrance and a wonderful location overlooking the creek, woods and swimming pool. Located right around the corner from the elevators, trash and stairway. Bedroom contains 2 large closets. Living/dining room opens to Kitchenette with Oak cabinets, gas, self cleaning oven and one-unit washer/dryer. This unit offers you maintenance-free living at its finest. Strath Haven condo includes a swimming pool and daily van service to the borough of Swarthmore.