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636 S Walnut St
  • West Chester, PA 19382
5 beds | 2.1 baths | 0.18 acres
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    • City
      West Chester
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      Central A/C
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      Hot Water
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    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Sewer:
      Public Sewer
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      Above Grade, Below Grade
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  • Dimensions

    Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Master Bathroom

    Stories: Main, Upper 1

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    • Description

      An ode to a charming circa 1899 Victorian Borough home, from a classic perspective. Old house enthusiasts, take note! This wonderfully preserved example of the Eastlake style was formerly owned by Francis Harvey Green, one of the founders of the YMCA and the namesake of the West Chester University library. This home is a treasure trove of period details and originality! Inside it boasts classic millwork, hardwood floors, intricate fretwork details, and a formal entry hall with the original staircase and stained glass windows. A double mantled, wood burning fireplace is the feature point in the parlor. Original pocket doors open onto a banquet sized formal dining room. An updated kitchen is well stocked with plenty of cabinet space, granite countertops, tile backsplash, recessed lighting, upgraded stainless appliances and a breakfast bar that opens onto a wonderful sun-drenched family room addition that incorporates several architectural elements from the original home to include a serpentine stone hearth and wood beam mantel over the gas, air vented fire place with amber onyx surround. The custom ash wood floors with walnut inlay tie it all together. French doors give access to the fenced-in rear yard and 3 car garage with storage loft. There is also a large walk-in pantry, a convenient laundry room and a powder room on the main floor.Upstairs, the master suite features an impressive master bath with custom built double vanity, marble flooring and a standing shower with marble surround, double shower head and a frameless glass door. Two secondary bedrooms with hall bath and a den complete the second floor. The third floor is home to the fourth and fifth bedrooms. The detailed architectural work on the exterior features an original Juliet balcony, a rocking chair front porch, fretwork, posts with turnings, turrets and more. The house has 3 zoned A/C, 2 zoned gas heating, and an abundance of storage space throughout, If you just can't resist big old Victorian houses, especially in quintessential small towns like West Chester, this could be it. Awaiting your loving restorations and vision, the Francis Harvey Green house only gets better with time. We've done some virtual redecorating for you - take a look!

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    About this Area

    West Chester

    West Chester is as charming as a town can be. Located in Chester County, about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia, the borough is beloved by residents and visitors alike. Greek Revival municipal-buildings, Federalist brick-masterpieces, row-houses in the Philadelphia style and single-family mansions make up the borough. Picturesque street-scapes lined with Victorian, single-family homes and...

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    • Average Days on Market Residential

      60 January 2019
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      +23.9 % since January 2018
    • Average Price per SqFt Residential

      $184 January 2019
      +1.6 % since
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      +1.6 % since January 2018
    • Total Monthly Inventory January 2019

      Total Units
      +22.6 % since
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      +22.6 % since January 2018
    • New Listings Residential

      85 January 2019
      +1.2 % since
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      +1.2 % since January 2018
    • Percent of Asking Price Residential

      100 % January 2019
      +2.0 % since
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    Local Information

    Local Information

    Understand the educational environment and opportunities around this area before moving in.
    West Chester SDA School
    Type: Private
    Level: PK-8
    Chester Co Family Academy Cs
    Type: Charter
    Level: K-2
    St Agnes Catholic School
    Type: Private
    Level: PK-8
    Sankofa Academy Cs
    Type: Charter
    Level: 5-12
    West Chester Friends School
    Type: Private
    Level: PK-5
    West Chester Henderson High School
    Type: Public
    Level: 9-12
    Hillsdale El School
    Type: Public
    Level: K-5
    Fern Hill Elementary School
    Type: Public
    Level: 1-5
    Sarah W Starkweather El School
    Type: Public
    Level: K-5
    Stetson Middle School
    Type: Public
    Level: 6-8

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