201 S CHESTER RD $650,000



    • 8 Beds
    • 4 Baths
    • 4,945 sq.ft.
    • Single-Family
    MLS# PADE438932 | ACTIVE


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    WOW! Two open houses this week--Thursday and Sunday! Take a look at this iconic Swarthmore property that is just waiting to be refreshed! Outside-enjoy open patios and covered porches, with multiple access points, making indoor and outdoor entertaining a breeze. Large living room, dining room and kitchen on the first floor, together with a cozy breakfast room. Amazing space on the third floor with its own full bathroom and could be converted to an entertainment area, caregiver/guest suite, art or fitness studio or office. Ample square footage to work with and the high ceilings make this home feel incredibly spacious. Decades of gardening bring perennial enjoyment in a yard bursting with color. Look closely at this home and you will notice that even though it needs cosmetic upgrades, it has been well cared for--walls and woodwork are in good shape. Featured on the Swarthmore Walking Tour, it one of the first homes in the area built of poured concrete and accented with Mercer tiles. Designed by local merchant Howard Green and built by Turner Construction in 1906, this home offers period details such as pocket doors, hardwood flooring, wood-burning fireplaces, tile inlays,built-in cabinetry and even an ice box! Served by Wallingford Swarthmore School District and ideally located to Swarthmore College with Scott Arboretum, public transportation and the town center. No doubt this home will offer years of enjoyment to the next lucky custodians who have the vision to make it their own. Check out our feature in Philly.com for the back-story of this home, and if you would you like to become the third owner of this iconic gem, make your appointment today or stop by one of our upcoming open houses!

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County DELAWARE
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 14777.0
      • Tax Year 2018
      • Utilities Natural Gas Available
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1910
      • Zoning RES
    • BuildingFeatures
      • Appliances Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
      • Basement Type Full, Poured Concrete, Unfinished
      • Cooling Fuel None
      • Cooling Type None
      • Fireplaces Count 2
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Hardwood, Ceramic Tile
      • Furnished No
      • Garage Spaces Count 2.00
      • Garage Type Garage Door Opener
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Hot Water
      • Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, CeilngFan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Double/Dual Staircase, Stain/Lead Glass, Wood Floors
      • Roof Slate
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Tudor, Victorian, Craftsman
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 8
      • Total Living Area 4945
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 4
      • Bedrooms 8
      • Bedrooms Count Main Level 0
      • Full Bathrooms 3
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 0
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Lot Size Acres 0.54
      • Lot Size Dimensions 101.00 x 226.00
      • Parking Features Concrete Driveway
    • Schools
      • High School STRATH HAVEN
      • Middle Or Junior School STRATH HAVEN
      • School District WALLINGFORD-SWARTHMORE


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    19081 (SWARTHMORE) Demographics

    37Median Age
    4,449Population Density (per sq. mile)
    62%College Educated
    $90,977 Estimated Median Income
    2,756Estimated Total Home Owners
    582Estimated Total Renters
    83% / 17%Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3Estimated Average Household Size
    9,940Total Population
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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source New Value: $650,000 -13.33%
        3/25/2019 8:12:47 PM Status Changed Source New Value: ACTIVE
        3/14/2019 8:56:22 AM Status Changed Source New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
        3/13/2019 4:23:00 AM New in Database Source New Value: $750,000

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