Price
$ 282,977

519 FORREST AVE, Drexel Hill, PA 19026  
  • 8 beds
  • 2.5 baths
  • 4,394 sqft

519 FORREST AVE, Drexel Hill, PA 19026  

IN LOVE WITH YESTERYEAR..and a touch of modern too?? Spend a LIFE WELL LIVED in this SPACIOUS AND GRACIOUS,stone and stucco,4394 sq ft,on-it's-side CH manor home.One street from Drexel Park.TIME FORGOT ABOUT this 8 BR remnant of a gentler past.The seller upgraded to pass it along to you.Now it's your turn to put your decorative touches on this home w/lots of history & vintage amenities galore!Wainscoting,columns,double and triple crown and dentil mouldings,high baseboards,the most gorgeous mirrored "chifferobes" in 4 of the BR's,high ceilings,French doors,paneled bay windows w/seats & storage benches,glass knobs,deep sills,back staircase,beveled glass and warmly stained built-in's & bookcases.Wonderous woodworking detail!Couple all this with a large maple,stainless & granite kitchen w/CT flrs,a 3-tiered back deck,new toilets and vanities,newer casement & double hung windows and a 2nd flr sunroom w/12 windows that looks out to the "spaced out" lot(.38 acres)w/lush landscaping & d/way for multiple cars.Dimensional shingled roof(2006),1st flr laundry and richly stained original hw's.WOW!An overhang sits atop the front entry door w/sidelights & beveled glass.Step into the entry complete w/marble flooring,then to the CH w/coat closet & half walls w/columns.On the left is the expansive Great Room that shows off window seats under the 6-window bay,BI's inside the half walls for your precious treasures,recessed lights & French doors to the covered,open front porch. Relax here and take in the going's on in the neighborhood.Friends will love to pop over to chat here. The "parlor" boasts a stone corner FP w/tile hearth/stone mantle,triple stained built-in's w/shelving & 3 sets of casements.To the right of the CH is the DR,featuring 4 sets of high,long casement windows inset into an alcove w/benches that open for storage.Notice the period china closet too.There are stainless appliances,granite c/tops and glass-tiled back splashes in the expansive kitchen.The cabinets are maple,

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
6814153
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
2.5
House Size
4,394
Lot Size
0.37 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1920
County
Delaware
Full Bath
2
Half Bath
1
Subdivision
Drexel Hill
Floors
3+Story
Rooms
4.0
County School District
U Darby
School District 1
HILLCREST
School District 2
DREXEL HLL
School District 3
U DARBY
Zoning
RESID
Taxes
11325.0
TaxYear
2016
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