This rock solid 1910's classic Brick Twin is located in the highly desirable, award winning Lower Merion School District on a very quiet one-way street. A covered front Porch, from which you can enjoy Morning Sun and Flowers in Front Yard, greets you as you enter this 3 Bedroom, 1 - plus one quarter - bath home.
1,350 sq ft of living space with wooden floors and fresh paint. Move-in Condition.
The Living Room is accented by a beautiful fireplace with wood stove and opens to the formal Dining Room with chair rail and tasteful wall paper, creating an open feel. Several large windows allow the sunshine in at any hour of the day. Both rooms have beautiful Hardwood Floors.
A vintage ceiling lamp, original doors, an old fashioned door bell and original woodwork give this home old world charm, while the timeless Kitchen with 36 inch Aristokraft (York Fawn) cabinets and Corian counter tops will satisfy the modern chef's needs. It features Gas cooking and exterior venting exhaust fan, brand new microwave, dishwasher and garbage disposal and opens to a large deck overlooking the rear garden and back yard, where you can watch goldfinches, hummingbirds an woodpeckers on summer evenings. On your way to the unfinished basement you pass by a pantry shelf and another deep shelf to store the summer harvest. The basement is clean, has high ceilings and houses laundry & mechanicals, as well as a one quarter bath. From here, exit to the garden - basement is on ground level in the back of the house - or walk into the long one car garage with automatic garage door opener through an interior door. The garage has large closets for those extra storage needs and is heated. It could serve well as a hobby room or for play and exercise. It has been used in the past as a living space and studio. The garden has a compost area and raised planter boxes.
Back in the Living Room walk up a charming stairway to the 2nd floor to find 3 Bedrooms, a full bath with soaking tub and new faucets as well as a hall closet. Use the pull down stairs in the front bedroom to enter the attic . There is plenty of space for storage and even an attic fan - a low cost way to keep the house cool in the summer.
Besides garage parking, there is driveway parking and plenty of space to park on the street as well.
This home is in a super location:
***Walk score is 83 - 1 block from Carlino's Specialty Foods, other food venues and Linwood Park, just a 12-minute walk to Suburban Square shopping and Lancaster Ave stores, coffee houses, music venues, Restaurants, Farmers Market. Transportation in walking distance are Septa Regional Rail Line R5 (30 min ride to Center City Philadelphia), AMTRAK station (New York) and the Norristown High Speed Line (King of Prussia Mall) stations plus bus stops on Lancaster Ave and other bus stops close by.
Play and exercise: South Ardmore Park/ Playground plus other parks, Ball fields, pools, skating ring, tennis courts and bowling alley are all in close proximity.
Just a 5 min drive to Whole Foods, The Head Nut, Wynnewood Shopping Center, downtown Narberth and
Haverford College. Easy commute to Villanova University, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lankenau Hospital. Close to all major roadways.