Montgomery County Homes for Sale, Rydal Real Estate Listings, 1159 Sewell Lane, MLS #6873159 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

1159 Sewell Lane

Rydal, PA 19046

Built in an era when homes had names, "Sunnyside" is a beautifully restored and lovingly maintained late 19th century, 3-story Shingle Style Victorian with 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and 7 fireplaces, nestled on over 1.5 picturesque acres with a heated pool and spa on a quiet lane in the heart of highly desirable Rydal, minutes from the train station and shopping. Featured by the Old York Road Historical Society in a walking tour, this home provides period details, including moldings and woodwork, carefully preserved during the renovation of this exceptional property. The open 1st floor provides a large, welcoming Foyer leading to a light-filled Living Room with fireplace, an Office with fireplace, bookshelves and outside entrance, and a gracious Dining Room, all with beautiful oak floors. A charming updated Kitchen with quarry tile floor, high-end appliances and a center island is open to both the Family Room and Breakfast Room, perfect for entertaining, with a Butler's Pantry providing additional storage. 2 sets of stairs provide access to the 2nd floor. The Master Suite features a fireplace, Dressing Room and updated Bath with whirlpool tub and shower with frameless glass door, and a large, private balcony that overlooks the gardens and pool. 2 additional Bedrooms, a cozy Den, 2 newer Bathrooms, a Laundry Room and Linen Room complete this wheel chair accessible level. The 3rd floor includes 3 additional Bedrooms, a Playroom, a renovated full Bath, a Darkroom/Craft room, and excellent storage space. The 3-car garage features a workshop, a storage room, a loft that could become a terrific studio or playroom, and an adjacent dog run. The grounds are absolutely enchanting. Specimen trees and shrubs line the driveway and envelop the entire property, and the constantly blooming perennial gardens provide fresh flowers for most of the year. A covered mahogany porch overlooks the beautiful heated pool and spa with flagstone decking, and a separate flagstone patio provides additional space for entertaining or quiet pleasure. Other special features include a security system, natural gas generator and newer gas heaters with integrated hot water heating. This property provides the charm of the past with the convenience of modern amenities. 1 Year Home Warranty included. --
Property Class
Type of Property
Garage Spaces
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Has Pool?
Pool Type
In-Ground Pool
Partial, Unfinished
Has AC?
None Available
High School
Abington Township
Montgomery County
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Breakfast Room
Garage Type: Detached, Garage Door Opener
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: Abington Township
Lot Area Acreage: 1.570000
Lot Description: Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Main Bedroom: Whrlpool-MBR, FullBath-MBR
Main Entrance: Foyer, Center Ha
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 5558
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Roof Deck, Patio
Property Age: 118
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Upper Floor Baths: 4
Zoning Code: V
Heat: Gas, Hot Water
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, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Workshop, Other Room 4, Mudroom
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
14 x 20, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
14 x 20, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
15 x 17, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
12 x 14, level Upper 1
Living Room
14 x 20, level Main
Dining Room
14 x 20, level Main
Family Room
14 x 20, level Main
17 x 17, level Main
10 x 12, level Main
Brkst Rm
14 x 14, level Main
Bed 5
12 x 19, level Upper 1
Bed 6
12 x 14, level Upper 1
Interior Features: Security System, 9'+ Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Cable TV-Wired, WhirlPool/HotTub, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Replacement Windows
Exterior Features: StreetLights, Fencing, Exterior Lighting
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Basement Type: Partial, Unfinished
Fireplace Features: Brick Fireplace, LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, FamRoomFireP, Main Bedroom Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Wood
Swimming Pool: Yes
Tax Year
Total Taxes

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School Information

Great Schools

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Jenkintown El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6

Jenkintown Middle/High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12

Immaculate Conception School

Type: Private

Level: K-8

Wyncote Academy

Type: Private

Level: 7-12

Abington Friends School

Type: Private

Level: PK-12

Ancillae-Assumpta Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

St. James Elementary School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Bishop McDevitt High School

Type: Private

Level: 9-12

St Luke The Evangelist School

Type: Private

Level: K-8

Cheltenham High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12

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