Price
$ 650,000
$75,000 Price cut
201 S CHESTER RD, Swarthmore, PA 19081  
  • 8 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 4,945 sqft

201 S CHESTER RD, Swarthmore, PA 19081  

WOW! Take a look at this iconic property that has been a treasured home since 1968. Builders and engineers will appreciate the solid construction of this home. Designers and decorators will enjoy all the many details that can be brought to life. An open patio and large covered porches are accessible through several doors, making indoor and outdoor entertaining a breeze. If you don't need an 8 bedroom home, the third floor, with its own full bathroom, could be converted to an entertainment area, caregiver/guest suite, art or fitness studio or office. There is certainly a lot of square footage to work with and the high ceilings make the rooms feel even more spacious. Decades of gardening bring perennial enjoyment in a yard bursting with color. Each year, neighbors anticipate the blooming of the Cherry Blossoms, which line Harvard Avenue. 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 decorative 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!

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  • Listing Type Single Family
  • Listing ID PADE438932
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Bathrooms 4
  • House Size 4,945 sqft
  • Lot Size 0.54 acres
  • Listing Status Active
  • Year Built 1910
  • County Delaware
  • Full Bath 3
  • Half Bath 1
  • Subdivision None Available
  • Floors 3
  • Garage 2.0
  • County School District WALLINGFORD-SWARTHMORE
  • School District 2 STRATH HAVEN
  • School District 3 STRATH HAVEN
  • Taxes 14777.0
  • TaxYear 2018
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Town & Country

Price History

Date Listed at or
4/19/2019 $650,000 $75,000
4/8/2019 $725,000 $25,000
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