The median home value in Swarthmore, PA is $275,000.
the county median home value of $184,500.
The national median home value is $209,892.
The average price of homes sold in Swarthmore, PA is $275,000.
Approximately 69% of Swarthmore homes are owned,
compared to 27% rented, while
5% are vacant.
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Welcome to elegant and stately Riverview Farm Estate. This stunning home, originally part of a 100 acre dairy farm, stands on close to 3 acres. This Colonial Revival style home built in 1916 features 6 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 half baths. The front driveway leads around the side of the home to a large circle drive and continues out to the back driveway (and second address: 412 Riverview Rd). The front to back entry includes a grand, extra wide stair case and is flanked by an expansive formal living room and formal dining room. The living room boasts a wood burning fireplace, original built-ins, and two sets of French doors leading to an outdoor covered patio area with an additional outdoor fireplace. The mood is set in the gracious 1st floor formal dining room by its gas fireplace. There is also a first floor office with fireplace and a large family room with a fireplace that matches the scale of the room. The family room is adjacent to a 2nd covered patio that overlooks the heated, in-ground pool. The kitchen and butler~s pantry with its quality original built in cabinetry have been updated with beautiful granite countertops and backsplash(2019), updated appliances, and new fixtures. This part of the home was originally the private quarters historically used for in-house staff that could easily be utilized as an au pair /in-law suite and features a back stair case to a private area with a bedroom, sitting room, and updated full bath. The 2nd floor continues with 2 additional guest rooms, one with private half bath, a cozy sitting area with large fire place, and doors that lead to large balcony. There is a large bedroom that connects to the master bedroom, perfect for a nursery. The master bedroom features another fireplace, large walk-in closet/dressing room and private beautiful ensuite (updated 2015) with heated flooring. This floor is complete with a hall jack and jill full bath (updated 2015). The back staircase leads to the 3rd floor featuring a grand ballroom with high rounded ceilings, large dormer windows, and a fire place. This level is complete with a private bedroom, additional bedroom (currently used as a gym), and half bath. The full basement is partially finished with ample storage and huge laundry room w/ 2 washers and 2 dryers. The professionally landscaped grounds feature an in-ground heated pool and pond. This home is truly filled with amazing character and history, original wide plank hard wood floors throughout, and original wood work everywhere you look; it~s a perfect blend of history with all of the right updates and upgrades. It was originally designed by Mr. Emmons and built by Carroll Thayer and took 3 years to build. In addition, there is a detached stone 3 car garage with apartment. The prime location near "the Ville" is within walking distance to Swarthmore's restaurants, shops, Swarthmore College, and train station plus offers a rare opportunity to own a slice of history. Successful tax appeal in place for 2019 tax year
Sometimes dreams that we wish for do come true! If you have been dreaming about the ideal neighborhood, location, and an irresistible home, 110 Guernsey Road will exceed your vision! This impressive stone home commands attention by all who pass by. In a beautiful setting, on one of Swarthmore's most desirable streets,110 Guernsey Road embodies the Swarthmore ideal. Spacious bright rooms are enhanced with hardwood floors, crown molding, deep window sills, and six panel doors evoking a grace that you only find in a home of this vintage. With formal and casual gathering spaces and unique rooms such as a first floor Family Room with a wall of windows and an Office with built-ins this home is perfect for both large scale elegant entertaining and casual family enjoyment. Meticulously maintained, and thoughtfully updated with an exceptional epicurean Kitchen extraordinarily equipped with top of the line Viking appliances and granite counter tops, chic baths outfitted in fresh style, second floor Laundry Room and a brand new roof all of which heighten the value for a new owner. The expansive Master Bedroom Suite has a luxurious newly renovated Master Bath with stunning marble tile work, an open style frameless shower and an attractive free standing tub. This 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath center hall colonial is ideally located just a stones throw to the train to center city, swim club, parks and the inviting Swarthmore College Campus with cultural events, lectures and outstanding Scott Arboretum. Only minutes to major routes and Philadelphia International Airport, with award winning Wallingford-Swarthmore schools-- this home offers the very best the Philadelphia suburbs have to offer. Call to schedule an appointment today!
You can't beat this location! Imagine being able to walk to the Library, Markets and shops, the Philly train in minutes! The Swarthmore Elementary school is close by as well, making the walkable commute to school a pleasant one. And you can't beat the condition at 235 Park either. Looking for High Ceilings, Spacious rooms and Updated features? Look no more. With turn of the Century detailing, and 2019 updating this 1890s Victorian is up to the standards of today. A coveted wrap around Porch sets the stage, as you enter. A pleasant and tranquil Parlor is off the Foyer, with a lovely fireplace. A wide Archway leads to the Living Room, with big Bay windows overlooking the Side Yard. This flows in the Formal Dining Room with plenty of light as well. A perfectly placed Powder Room is down the Hall which leads to the Kitchen. Featuring Granite counters, newer Stainless Steel appliances, recessed lighting and plenty of room for the Gourmet Cook, the Kitchen is so warm and inviting and open to the Great Room: a space for Dining and Family Time with Vaulted ceilings and access to two joined elevated Back Decks: the upper being a perfect spot for grilling. Take the Front or Back Stairs to the sunny and clean 2nd floor. The back Bedroom is currently used as an office; it's a perfect quiet spot that can be converted back with ease. The Hall Bath is a wonder for this age home. It's been totally renovated with a large Stall Shower. There are 3 more bedrooms on this floor. On the 3rd floor there is another Hall Bath; so nicely done with the Claw foot tub converted to include a shower. A Storage room. A lovely 5th bedroom, perfectly decorated with painted wood floor. And lastly, the front room is used as an exercise room. It could easily be a 6th bedroom if needed. Dry and clean with access to the attached Garage (a rarity in Swarthmore), the basement has room for plenty of storage and a pleasant Laundry area. The Back Yard is deep, landscaped and private. Central Air. Gas Heat. Both, along with new hot water heater, installed in last 2 years. Hardwood Flooring.Emergency generator panel with natural gas generator. You'll not only enjoy the proximity to the town of Swarthmore, but I95 and 476, the Philadelphia International Airport, and Wilmington are close as well. Blue Ribbon Wallingford-Swarthmore Schools.
Fabulous VALUE for this absolutely lovely large 5 BR/3 BA brick colonial in one of the most private beautiful settings in all of Swarthmore. The house is positioned in the heart of this storybook neighborhood and sits sideways lending itself to privacy and stunning views of the surrounding greenery. The backyard is walled-in to create a courtyard, "secret garden" feel. The plantings are lovely with tall verdant pines, dogwoods, azaleas and rhododendrons - all to be enjoyed from a newer larger stone patio. The patio can be accessed from the living room, dining room and breakfast room and there are wonderful views drawing you outside from each of these spaces. The living room boasts an enormous picture window that can be seen from the entry way of the home - with a lovely blossoming dogwood tree centered to greet you! The galley kitchen although not newly renovated is lovely and functional and is open to a sun-drenched breakfast room with cathedral ceilings and wonderful windows. There is a first floor en suite Master Bedroom with an adjacent sitting room/office. The current owners use this space as a Family Room and office so it's wonderful flex space to have as your needs change! And, there is another updated bathroom on this floor for extra convenience! The 2nd floor has 4 incredibly spacious bedrooms and a tastefully appointed hall bathroom with double sinks! There is a basement with a wood-shop room and an attached 2-car garage. This house has a wonderful open feel with outdoor views from every room. The surrounding plantings are very special and the location is unparalleled. Many of the homes in this neighborhood have sold for close to or over a million dollars!
Sometimes you just know when it's right. And when that home is built entirely of concrete, then you know it's special. The dramatic Flagstone walk from the sidewalk sets the theme, with a riot of color from the tulips, lilacs, roses and finally the wisteria covered Veranda. In 1904, on a half-acre+ lot deep enough for this stately Colonial, and owned by William W. Turner of Turner Construction, 731 Yale has the expanse and beauty expected from a home of this era: tall ceilings in wide open rooms that flow from one to the other through wide archways; pocket doors; original pine flooring that has just been burnished to a warm glow; original wood-burning fireplaces, some with decorative Mercer tiling; French Doors from the Dining Room to the Study and the Living Room to the Enclosed Porch. Overlooking the Side and Back Yards, the Kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, a separate Island, Breakfast and Mudroom area, and loads of cabinets. The Butler's Pantry with 2nd sink and Dining Room are close by, along with the Powder Room and Coat Closet. The Formal Living Room has a coved ceiling, French Door and Wood Burning Fireplace. The Formal Dining Room has a dramatic concrete beamed ceiling, built-in Hutch and Bay Window with window seat. From the exceptionally large landing, the fabulous 3 Rm Master Suite boasts a Master Bath with Oversized Steam Shower, Dressing Room with 3 closets, and a private Sunroom/office. There are 3 more bedrooms on this floor, with a Hall Bath with Jacuzzi tub. A second Bedroom suite is located on the third floor, with a Living Room, separate Bathroom, Storage area and Large Bedroom. A 6th bedroom is also on this floor. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to purchase this tremendous home. You can easily add your own updating & finishes to the "excellent bones" that exist. Comparable sales this year push $1M+, leaving plenty of financial freedom for your renovation budget, which you can choose to do immediately OR over time, since the home is currently in great condition. It was just a short walk from the famed Strath Haven Lake where generations came to summer; enjoying the cool breezes and shaded lawns at the rocky valley of Crum Creek~and now you'll enjoy the quick trip to Swarthmore Village. It's easy to get to Wilmington, Philadelphia and the Main Line using the train or interstates. And you'll also enjoy the restaurants, shopping and events in Media, just 5 miles away!
Now available in the fantastic borough of Swarthmore is this one of a kind Dutch Colonial! There are 5 bedrooms listed with the potential for using 9. This property has the potential to be used in several different ways. It could be turned into a multi family, the lot could potentially be subdivided, or simply fix it up to immediately increase the value! Over 4,000 square feet of space with gorgeous unique features throughout with nearly an acre of land.
WOW! Huge price improvement on this iconic Swarthmore property that is just waiting to be refreshed! Outside-enjoy open patios and covered porches, with multiple access points, making indoor and outdoor entertaining a breeze. Large living room, dining room and kitchen on the first floor, together with a cozy breakfast room. Amazing space on the third floor with its own full bathroom and could be converted to an entertainment area, caregiver/guest suite, art or fitness studio or office. Ample square footage to work with and the high ceilings make this home feel incredibly spacious. Decades of gardening bring perennial enjoyment in a yard bursting with color. 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 Mercer 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!
Charming open concept bungalow in the heart of Swarthmore Borough! Beautifully renovated RANCH house offering one floor living at its finest, including first floor laundry. And taxes under $9000! Gorgeous ebony HARDWOOD floors throughout. Lots of recessed lighting and much natural light make this truly a light-filled home. Wonderfully renovated kitchen featuring QUARTZ countertops, white SHAKER style cabinets, glass SUBWAY tile and an island with seating. There is a dining area off the Kitchen and a Patio just outside the back door for alfresco dining! An amazing Great Room is just beyond the Kitchen with the focal point of the room being a magnificent stone fireplace (wood-burning). A hallway leads to three good-sized bedrooms. The Master Bedroom features TWO big closets (one a walk in!) plus a stunning Master Bath with CARRARA Marble, PORCELAIN tiles and a frameless glass shower with a RAIN shower head. There is a lovely second full bath with white SUBWAY tile and ceramic tile floor. Laundry has been thoughtfully tucked away into a closet near the bedrooms. For storage, there is a HUGE attic with pull down stairs as well as a very large unfinished basement. There is an ample backyard and an extra long driveway. Many improvements - from NEW roof to NEW gutters, NEW central air and more! Easy three block walk to town and train! Listing Agent is related to Seller.
This stately 4 Bedroom 2.5 bath center hall colonial with screened in porch just blocks from local parks, schools and only a few miles to downtown Swarthmore, a quaint town with it's unique shoppes, restaurants ,train station. 415 Drew Ave is located on picturesque and scenic cul de sac, surrounded with mature trees and beautifully landscaped in the borough of Swarthmore. This home offers over 2,800 square feet of living space, with private driveway, two car attached garage, family room with stone fireplace, large dining room, living room, open eat in Kitchen with wood burning fireplace, wood cabinets, ceramic tile flooring, ample amount of cabinets. 2nd floor features spacious master bedroom suite with his and her closets and en suite full bath and vanity and large window looking over private lot; three large, sunny filled bedrooms share, full hall bathroom. 2nd floor also features laundry. Partially finished lower level and beautiful private lot. Walkout basement opens to private patio, hot tub and private yard looking over wooded area, hardwood floors throughout, sunlight streams through the large and ample windows in each room! The college grounds are just blocks away along with a town center filled with shops and restaurants and the R3 SEPTA Train Line to Center City (a 25 minute ride!). Only a few miles to 476 and 95, and minutes from the airport. All this and award-winning Wallingford-Swarthmore Schools - including Strath Haven High School, recently named one of best high school in the state and home to the largest marching band in Pennsylvania!
It's hard to find this large Ridley home with so many amentities and this well maintained, better then new!Amenities: central vacuum system, large siaze rooms, sprinler system, exterior lighting and more! 733 Milmont Ave is one of Ridley Townships "Best Dressed Addresses!" Pride of ownership is evident throughout this custom built home, one owner. The present owners designed this home with entetaining in mind, it has a comfortable flow, Large rooms throughout this fabulous home offering todays desirable Mutli Gen living, (space for In law suite) 4 large bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 powder room, central vacuum system, 3 bay windows, 2 car garage, Master suite with full bath and dressing area, 28' x 27', foyer 11' x 13', formal living room 14' x 15' and formal dining room 15' x 24' both with bay window, a wonderful "Cooks Kitchen" with exit door to a dreamy patio 15' x 20' with pergola and enjoy able grilling area, a large breakfast room 13' x 8' adjoins the kitchen with a bay window to enjoy the rear yard, fireside family room 15' x 24' with a lovely lighted breakfront, sliders to a large enclosed 3 season room with a high ceiling, the perfect place to relax and commune with nature or to sip your morning coffee and read. There is even a main level laundry. The cavernous finished basement offers a bonus interior stairway to the garage. The basement recreation area offers built in cabinetry, a wet bar, 27' x 41' area plus: powder room and any homeowners wish multiple storage areas. The large lot has a sprinkler system and mature landscaping it is your own private oasis. Guttter guards on all gutters. The location is perfect, minutes to Phila. International Airport, Country Clubs, and the Blvd for restaurants and shops. Newer roof and central air. Desirable Ridley School District.
Last 2 lots available in a 5 lot subdivision! Upgrades include hardwood throughout the first floor, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, fireplace and ceramic tile in the bathrooms, Walking distance to Grace Park Elementary School and Notre Dame. Less than 5 minutes to 476 and 95. Pictures are shown with upgrades. Plans subject to change at builder's discretion. Lot sizes are extremely large for Ridley Township. Make an appointment today before the last 2 are gone!
Move right into this bright and charming twin in the heart of Swarthmore. As you enter into the sunny family room you will be greeted by the character throughout. The family room has a cozy wood burning fireplace and a beautiful stair case. The new kitchen features all new stainless-steel appliances. The convenient laundry room/mud room is right next to the kitchen with an outside entrance to the side yard. The dining room offers additional space right next to the kitchen. The home features period mill work, stained glass, brand new carpets on second and third levels, and is freshly painted throughout. Three bedrooms and a newly upgraded hall bath complete the second floor. The third floor offers more finished living space to accommodate a fourth bedroom or an office space. you'll especially love summer living and dining on the brand new composite side deck, which offers space for entertaining and relaxing with your favorite beverage. The yard offers plenty of room for a garden and playset. Just a short walk to and from the train station, Swarthmore College, Farmers market and shopping. Welcome home~
Welcome to first floor living in this 3 Bedroom Ranch located in the Award Winning Wallingford Swarthmore School District. The Enclosed heated front Porch brings you into the Living Room which is warmed by a brick fireplace. Formal Dining Room that opens onto a Patio for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Pleasant easy to work in Kitchen. Full Bath located in the Hallway. Master Bedroom with half Bath and 2 additional Bedrooms. Hardwood floors throughout the house. Full Basement. Front and backyard that provides shady comfort. Driveway leading up to single car Garage. Located in the peaceful residential Town of Swarthmore, convenient to trains, schools, churches, library and dining. Close to Philadelphia Airport, I-95 and I-476 and tax free Shopping in DE state.
You have arrived Home! Come see this one-of-a-kind property in Swarthmorewood! A corner Twin with a 3-level addition built in 2006. This beautiful home is sited on a cul-de-sac with a small park across the street. As you enter the welcoming front porch, you have two separate entrances. The leaded glass door entry on the right is part of the new addition which boasts a spacious family room with gleaming hardwood floors, built-in bar and a sliding glass door with access to the deck which provides tons of light. There is also a convenient first floor powder room off the family room. As you enter the kitchen, it features white cabinetry, Corian counter tops and a large eat-in area. The Living Room is part of the original floor plan and has it's separate entrance with two sunny windows and Pergo flooring. The upper level provides 4 Bedrooms (2) on the original side with oak hardwood flooring and a full Bath. There are (2) additional Bedrooms that are part of the addition with a spacious master with soaring cathedral ceilings and a skylight which provides tons of light. The secondary bedroom on the new addition side also has cathedral ceilings and a skylight with ample closet space. The large newer bath includes a vanity with dual sinks and cultured marble counters, spacious walk-in shower and decorative lighting. The smaller hall bath has a tub/shower surround, tile flooring and cabinet storage. The lower level comprises a recreation room, utility room with laundry & workbench and a paneled bonus room for home office or storage. Additional amenities include two separate units for heat & air, newer roof, storage shed with electricity and ample parking. This fine property would be perfect for an in-law suite and has more square footage than most detached homes in the area!
Desirable Swarthmorewood community! Relax and enjoy your summer entertaining on your composite deck with automatic retractable awning to help keep you cool on the hot summer days. This home offers lots of space with it's family room addition with sliders to the rear deck. The living room has a large bow window that brings in lots of light, dining room, eat in kitchen & powder room complete the first floor. The interior has lots of living and entertaining space. The finished lower level gives lots of possibilities plus built in storage, laundry & workshop. The upper level has a spacious main bedroom with two closets & crown molding, and two additional bedrooms, one with built desk, updated hall bath & large storage closets. This low maintenance home also offers refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted t/o, replacement windows, , newer roof & siding. Convenient to Phila Airport, Blue Route & I-95. One of the few private driveways!
Unbelievable Opportunity in the Heart of Swarthmorewood. This meticulously maintained Brick Twin located on a cul de sac will absolutely impress! Pull into the driveway, walk up the front walk and into the First Floor: Breathtaking parquet hardwood floors throughout the Living Room and Dining Room Areas. Eat in Kitchen, with additional access to the Rear Covered Patio and private yard. Second Floor: Three spacious bedrooms and updated Hall Bathroom. Basement: Completely Finished, perfect entertaining space, complete with bar, and half bath! Additional Upgrades include: New Roof (2019), New Hot water heater (2018), Private Street, beautiful lot, walking distance to parks, and school fields!
Move right into this well maintained home located in the desired Swarthmorewood section of Ridley Township and close to schools and parks. Enter into the Living Room with oak hardwood floors and lots of windows. The Living Room opens up directly to the Dining Room for a nice open feel, The Kitchen has oak cabinets, gas cooking, new tile floor and access to the enclosed back Porch, perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Upstairs you will find 3 nice sized Bedrooms and Hall Bath with newer fixtures. The Basement has Laundry and could be easily finished if desired. The backyard is a nice size and the driveway and street offer ample parking! New roof 2018, new heat and A/C 2019. Close to shopping, major routes (I-95). Philadelphia Airport. A move-in ready home in a great neighborhood! The house is only 5 min drive from Swarthmore Train Station for an easy Center City commute.
Welcome to this Charming, Freshly Updated, twin in the sought after Swarthmorewoods community! This home sits on a Cul-de-Sac, in a walkable neighborhood, just around the corner from schools and playgrounds. Upon entrance you will notice the beautiful newer, hardwood floors that sparkle in the sun light. Next is the Open Concept Kitchen/Dining Room that was just rehabbed; highlighted by new Granite Countertops and subway style backsplash. The finished section of the basement has brand new carpets. There is also the laundry area perfect for storage.. The second floor has 3 bedrooms, a full bath, and was freshly painted with new carpets installed throughout. The level backyard is completely fenced with a shed and patio perfect for Grilling or just enjoying your favorite beverage. This house is Move In Ready and Calling your name.
Walk through the front door and you are greeted with sunlight all around! This spacious and unique corner unit is not one to miss- especially because of its idyllic view of the beautiful Crum Creek! Originally a three bedroom unit now converted to a spacious two bedroom condominium located in the Strath Haven Condos has so much to offer and will be the space to entertain. The third bedroom has been opened up to flow into large living space. The dining and living room melt together into the perfect space for having friends or family gather. The abundance of windows also provides the perfect space for plants or flowers to bloom. Love to read or display beautiful photos? Do not miss the stunning built in cabinetry in the library room. Time to relax? Head into the spacious master suite with en suite bathroom and oversized closets! Do you need space to store all your personal treasures or off season clothes, the attached storage room is a perfect for all of your needs! You will not want to miss your opportunity to see this unit. Awesome pool located on the property. Carport #19 included. Located minutes from downtown Swarthmore, Route 476, and the train- opportunity awaits!
This lovely Twin has hard wood floors throughout most of the home. Living room is a nice size and opens to the dining room. The Kitchen has been update within the last two years and the stainless steal appliances are all new. The kitchen floor is new sheet goods. Basement holds the laundry area and utilities. Partially finished basement. The second floor bedrooms have hardwood floors. Interior is freshly painted. Owner is providing new owner with a one year home warranty and will pay grass cuter for lawn maintenance to end of season for new owner.
This tranquil one bedroom flat offers the most beautiful wooded view in the whole building. Move right in and enjoy all the amenities the Strath Haven lifestyle has to offer. The spacious great room introduces the fresh paint and soft neutral carpet found throughout. Relax and enjoy the vista through the wall of glass overlooking the balcony as you sip your morning coffee. The dining area is large enough for a formal dining set. The eat-in kitchen is functional and offers ample opportunity to be renovated to taste. In-unit laundry makes wash day a breeze. The bedroom is spacious with a large closet and another beautiful view over the pool and hillside. A full bath with neutral tile and a linen closet complete the unit. Included in the sale are private storage units # P2-12 & P2-13. The barrier has been removed between these rare contiguous units, allowing ample storage space for items large and small. Storage units are not taxed, nor do they command a separate condo fee. Enjoy the additional square footage you need to stay organized, without the recurring expense. Ideally located in a small college town, just blocks from the beautiful campus and arboretum, town library, shops and commuter train station, this lovely home will be the setting for many happy memories. Strath Haven residents enjoy easy living in a highly sought-after community with outdoor swimming pool, library, bicycle storage, workshop, and van service. Its monthly fee is the most comprehensive in the area, and includes ALL utilities except phone/cable/internet.
Efficiency unit with new kitchen with new appliances. New wall to wall carpeting. Combination living room and bedroom with double door mirrored closet. Additional walk in closet and updated full bathroom. First floor unit conveniently located to the lobby and laundry. Close to public transportation and shopping.