Delaware County Homes for Sale, Swarthmore Real Estate Listings, 922 Strath Haven Avenue, MLS #6771982 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

922 Strath Haven Avenue

Swarthmore, PA 19081

With this 1+acres mini estate just blocks from downtown Swarthmore's train station, library and shops, an extraordinary stone Tudor overlooks the college campus. Designed and built for noted water color artist, Arthur Bye, this very special home offers inspiring views, elegant entertainment spaces, and a unique location steps from every convenience, yet surrounded by peaceful vistas. Enter the marble foyer for a sense of the high ceilings and transporting views seen from each window. The study features handsome wainscoting, a large fireplace, and built-ins. French doors lead out to the veranda, with its tranquil view over the property. The living room has a dramatic staircase with a 2 story leaded glass window and an enormous fireplace. The wall of floor to ceiling windows brings the beauty of nature inside no matter the season. The formal dining room showcases another tableau of the grounds and reflecting pond. The kitchen is quite functional with pretty vistas. Next to the kitchen, the large family room boasts a wood-burning fireplace with copper mantel. This bright space was commissioned by Arthur Bye for use as a gallery and reception area during his time spent fundraising to create what is now the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Today it is a sunny and comfortable space for relaxing in style. On the second floor, three full baths and four enormous bedrooms offer stunning views over the lovingly landscaped property and all the nooks and crannies of a classic Swarthmore home. The third floor features a study or playroom as well as two additional bedrooms. Outside enjoy all the beauty that Pennsylvania nature has to offer. The covered veranda and stone patio offer a place to sip lemonade by the self-recycling reflecting pond. Rhododendrons, weeping cherry, Japanese maples and hydrangea bring lush color to the property no matter the time of year. The perfect space for luxurious entertaining or comfortable contemplation, one visit and you will never want to say good-bye. THIS PRICE INCLUDES AN APPROVED BUILDLNIG LOT AT A VALUE OF $300,000 WHICH CAN BE PURCHASE SEPARATELY. for house only check mls #6825731
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Tudor
Design
3+Story
Fireplaces
3
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
3+ Car Parking
Has Pool?
Yes
Pool Type
In-Ground Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished
Has AC?
Yes
Subdivision
None Available
Middle School
STRATH HVN
High School
STRATHHAVN
Area
Swarthmore Borough
City
Swarthmore
County
Delaware County
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Breakfast Room
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 57,238
Laundry Type: Basement Laundry
Area: Swarthmore Borough
Lot Area Acreage: 1.310000
Lot Description: Corner Lot
Lot Dimensions: 163X196
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 5323
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio
Property Age: 94
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Structures: Shed
Upper Floor Baths: 4
Zoning Code: RES
Heat: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Loft, Other Room 4, Laundry Room
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
19 x 13, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
15 x 13, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
25 x 12, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
18 x 14, level Upper 1
Living Room
21 x 18, level Main
Dining Room
19 x 14, level Main
Family Room
24 x 16, level Main
Kitchen
10 x 9, level Main
Brm5
15 x 11, level Upper 1
Brm6
19 x 14, level Upper 1
Brkfst
10 x 6, level Main
Drsng Rm
9 x 8, level Upper 1
Interior Features: Central Vacuum
Exterior Features: StreetLights
Appliances: Kitchen w/Pantry, KitDo
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished
Fireplace Features: LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, FamRoomFireP
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Stucco, Wood, Stone
Swimming Pool: Yes
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$27,822

Area Highlights

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Antonia's Family Restaurant

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Distance: 0.2 Miles

Rating 29 reviews
Homestretch Inn

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Distance: 0.31 Miles

Rating 8 reviews
320 Market Café Swarthmore

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Distance: 0.33 Miles

Rating 46 reviews
Broad Table Tavern

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Distance: 0.57 Miles

Rating 12 reviews
Renato Pizza

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Distance: 0.58 Miles

Rating 44 reviews
Vicky's Place

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Distance: 0.61 Miles

Rating 17 reviews
Aria Mediterranean Cuisine

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Distance: 0.62 Miles

Rating 34 reviews
Bamboo Bistro

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Distance: 0.63 Miles

Rating 17 reviews
Sharples Dining Hall

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Distance: 0.7 Miles

Rating 5 reviews
Frankie's on Fairview

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Distance: 0.87 Miles

Rating 136 reviews

School Information

Great Schools

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Swarthmore-Rutledge School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Notre Dame De Lourdes School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8


Grace Park El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Ridley High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Edgewood El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Strath Haven Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 6-8


Huntington Learning Center

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Strath Haven High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Wallingford El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5

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