Things have slowed down a bit at the end of the year, but Cindy still manages to see a few new listings in and around the Lower Merion School District every week. Here are the notes from four of the homes she has seen in the last couple weeks.
The first house on Cindy's tour was this 1929 sq ft, 3 bed/2.1 bath stone Colonial in Merion Park, just a block from General Wayne Park. It was priced at $629K, but is now (12/5) listed as active under contract. It has a detached garage and a screened-in porch out back. The house has classic features, like arched doorways recessed windowsills and plenty of built-ins. A couple of the baths have been updated. See more at: 524 Revere Rd, Merion Station.
The next home on Cindy's tour isn't technically in Narberth Borough, but it's in one of those "Naer-berth" neighborhoods just outside the Borough that have Narberth mailing addresses and are very walkable to Narberth's downtown. This 1952 sq ft, 4 bed/1.1 bath has also been moved to active under contract status, but was originally listed at $625K. The updated kitchen has white cabinets, stainless appliance and a big center island. French doors to the sunroom are a nice touch. One of the home's best features is the big, fenced back yard. See the rest at 412 Anthwyn Rd, Narberth.
On the other side of Narberth Borough, in Wynnewood's Shortridge neighborhood, Cindy toured this 1868 sq ft, 3 bed/3 bath Colonial, listed for $595K. It has a garage and a finished basement with a full bath. Updates include a new rood newer water heater, alarm system and french drain. See the photos and details at: 922 Clover Hill Rd, Wynnewood.
Last but not least was this 4622 sq ft, 6bed/4 bath Colonial in North Bryn Mawr, listed for $1.4M. The big, eat-in kitchen has stainless appliances, and a center island with seating. A convenient mudroom leads to the attached garage. The master suite has a walk-in closet and a renovated bathroom. Two of the bedrooms are on the third level, with a full bath and some storage space. See the rest at: 621 Pembroke Rd, Bryn Mawr.
Cindy's tour started in a Bala neighborhood near Cynwyd Elementary and BC Middle School. This 3035 sq ft, 6 bed/2.1 bath Colonial is listed for $899,999. Kitchen updates include granite countertops, tile flooring with radiant heat, an 8-burner Wolf range with double oven, Sub-Zero fridge, pantry and a built-in desk. An updated hall bath on the second floor may be the best in the house. The third floor has plenty of space to be an au pair or in-law suite. See more at 406 Bryn Mawr Ave, Bala Cynwyd.
Next up was this 4188 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath Tudor, listed for $1.665M. 530 Manor Rd, Wynnewood. It sits on a .41 acre lot in a Wynnewood neighborhood just across Montgomery Ave from Narberth Borough's northern border. If you like the beautiful interior Tudor woodwork, this home has plenty of that, but includes some modern amenities as well. The newly-remodeled white kitchen has high-end appliances, quartzite countertops, and a number of other modern touches, like surround sound and a wine fridge. Everything on your wishlist for a master suite is already here, including plenty of walk-in closet space, big dressing area, and a great bath. See for yourself at: 530 Manor Rd, Wynnewood.
In a Penn Wynne neighborhood, right next to Penn Wynne Park, Cindy toured this 3566 sq ft, 4 bed/2.1 bath, listed for $785K. This stone and brick split level looks unspectacular from the outside, but the inside has been transformed with extensive renovations. The brand new, modern white kitchen has granite and stainless, and is open to the rest of the first floor. A finished lower level has a powder room, carpet and a fireplace, and separate storage and laundry but is otherwise a blank slate. See the details and photos at: 1215 Manoa Rd, Wynnewood.
Next on Cindy's tour was this 2977 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath, in Ardmore, listed for $785K. Out back is a cute yard and a detached two-car garage. The interior has some Craftsman style features and finishes, like built-ins, light fixtures, moldings, railings, and front staircase. Updates include restored windows, refinished floors, and updated master bath. The kitchen has a vintage look. See for yourself at: 190 Lakeside Rd, Ardmore.
In an Ardmore neighborhood by Chestnutwold Elementary, Cindy toured this 2242 sq ft, 5 bed/1.1 bath, listed for $624K. The home has a big Victorian-style wraparound porch, with white railings and columns. Vintage woodwork and other features abound in this 19th century house. The versatile third floor space, and the unfinished basement give the home flexibility to be adapted in a number of ways. Updates include a new heating and cooling system, and a new range. See more at: 2509 Bryn Mawr Ave, Ardmore.
Also in South Ardmore, but in a neighborhood closer to South Ardmore Park, Cindy saw this 1392 sq ft 3 bed/2 bath twin, listed for $275K. The first floor has built-ins, hardwood floors and a wood-burning brick fireplace. Updates include some newer renovations in the kitchen and a newer heater. The home has a pull-down storage attic, full, unfinished walk-out basement, and central AC. See the rest at: 623 Kenilworth Rd, Ardmore.
In a North Bryn Mawr neighborhood by Harriton Park and Bryn Mawr College, Cindy toured this 4482 sq ft, 5 bed/5.1 bath estate, listed for $1.575M. A gated brick wall fronts the manicured gardens with paver walkways. The grand entrance has a high ceilings and a dramatic, winding staircase. A modern, white kitchen connects to a tiled breakfast nook. The master suite is huge and has plenty of light from a wall of windows. Out back is a salt-water pool, and a two-car garage with a full suite upstairs, that includes a full bath, kitchenette, and central AC. See all the pics and details at: 412 Caversham Rd, Bryn Mawr.
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Formerly a Philadelphia lawyer, Cindy is a realtor who specializes in real estate located in Narberth and Lower Merion Township.