Don't miss this character-filled home in sought-after "walk to Wayne!" This historic 5+ BD, 2.5 BA Victorian home features the popular "Round End House" floor plan and was built by Wendell & Smith around 1889. Perfectly situated on the corner of a quiet street, this property is nearly ~ of an acre, one of ten largest plots in the heart of the historic neighborhood of North Wayne. Wide steps lead up to a covered front porch and original wood doors lead into the vestibule preceding a large welcoming foyer. Your entrance into this lovingly maintained home is highlighted with a charming newel post and beautiful oak floors and staircase. Built in shelving adorns the wall in the library; while wainscoting flanks the formal dining room. Enjoy the warmth from the stone fireplace in your spacious living room, and take in the charm of the curved walls with leaded glass windows that reflect the ~Round End House~ structure. Just off the dining room leading in to the kitchen is the original Butlers pantry that has been updated to include custom cherry cabinets, a large stainless-steel sink w/disposal and a built-in freezer. The eat in kitchen features vaulted ceilings, a skylight, custom cabinets and breakfast nook. The kitchen was meticulously designed with added features like under cabinet lighting and hidden trash drop. Built in pantry and vintage Roper six burner stove add to the charm and history of the home. The first-floor laundry is conveniently located off the kitchen and includes new energy efficient washer & dryer as well as an extra refrigerator. Be sure to ask about the hidden trash compartments. Finally, watch the sunrise from your cozy sitting room that was remodeled to give a relaxed feeling and features a warm gas stove, ceiling fan, skylight, spacious locker cabinets and a bar sink. Entertaining will be convenient on your tongue and groove deck with comfortable sitting area and gas grill with direct natural gas. Hidden trap doors have been cleverly added to hide your trash cans without interfering with the entertaining space. This Victorian home will not leave you disappointed. The original oak floors continue up to the 2nd floor. The bright master suite exhibits the same charm from the leaded glass windows and has a master bath and walk in closet, rare for these old homes. There are 2 additional bedrooms, a sitting room/office and a full hallway bath. The large 3rd floor has been divided into 4 equal size rooms and can be utilized as bedrooms or additional bonus space. The lower level has been updated to include a French drain and all of the mechanics and electrical have been updated. This tight knit community has a voluntary civic association and offers many activities year-round and is conveniently located to the Blue Route, Airport, & Center City, this home is ideally located within walking distance of schools, train, shops & restaurants in the charming Downtown Wayne.Don't miss this rare opportunity to own this beautiful home in a truly special location!
About this Area
Tucked into a tiny spot on the border with Delaware, Delaware County was formed in 1789 when it was carved out of the much larger Chester County. It’s population is now about 550,000 spread across a rather small (191 square miles) area. Media, Pa., is the county seat and accordingly, it is home to the county courthouse and the legal and municipal offices that support county government. The...
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