The median home value in Swarthmore,
PA is $375,000.
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 $375,000.
Approximately 69% of
Swarthmore homes are owned,
compared to 27% rented, while
5% are vacant.
Swarthmore real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes
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Must see this almost 3000 square foot home with absolutely charming curb appeal that has been freshly painted, carpets removed and spruced-up to highlight it's incredible features. There are 4 BRs and 3.5 BAs with a large open floorplan, bright light and tremendous space throughout! The first floor boasts a lovely center hall, Large Living Room with fireplace, and entry to a bright and open Family Room with beautiful picture window and open to the Kitchen and eating area. The Screened-In porch is just off the family room and is a wonderful spot to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Off the kitchen is also a mudroom/laundry area with access to the driveway leading to the 2-car garage with new garage door! The Kitchen has a European feel with both open and closed storage. The first floor also boasts a beautiful Dining Room with built-ins and lovely light fixture adding to it's character. Upstairs there are 4 ample Bedrooms - one of these is the Master Bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet. There are 3 other bedrooms - one of which has sliding doors to a lovely balcony overlooking the backyard another has a charming carpeted reading nook. There is also a newer full hall bathroom on this floor. The Basement is enormous with a large living area, a separate room, a kitchenette area, stackable laundry and a full bathroom. There is also a door leading to the outside. This home is deceivingly large with lovely light and plenty of space throughout! The outdoor space is lush with mature plantings and plenty of level yard. All of this a short distance to downtown Swarthmore and all that it has to offer - coffee shops, retail, a food Coop and much more. In addition there are wonderful playgrounds nearby and incredibly easy access to I-95 and to other main roads! Must See!
Wow! Walk to town, to school, to the train! But feel miles away on quiet Dickinson Avenue. This 4 bedroom, 2 bath Craftsman Colonial has so much to offer. Your guests will enter from a covered Front, to a classic, open Foyer. The formal Living room has a beautiful redone wood burning fireplace with marble surround and two french doors to the front office/study. The formal Dining Room is simply stunning with chair rail, crown molding and steps down to the Family Room. It is also open to the Kitchen. Perfectly placed right off the driveway entrance and the Family Room as well, the Kitchen has stainless appliances cherry cabinets and a clerestory window at the sink. Step down to the Family Room and breathe! This amazing room has floor to ceiling windows open to the yard, a full wall of shelving in a custom bookcase and trendy tile flooring. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths; one is a Master Suite with walk-in closet and ensuite bath. Hardwood floors throughout. CENTRAL AIR. 1-car detached Garage. Private Drive. Blue ribbon Wallingford-Swarthmore schools. Deep, fenced yard. Don't miss this charmer.
Located in the heart of the town of Swarthmore, this cozy second floor condominium offers quiet community living within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and the train! Wood floors and large windows make this condo a lovely place to call home. A reserved parking spot, private storage unit, and a community coin-operated laundry facility offer added convenience. In addition, the low monthly fee covers your water, sewer, and heat costs! Enjoy convenient access to the Blue Route, Springfield Mall and Baltimore Pike. This condo is also within walking distance of the Septa R3 rail line to Center City, Swarthmore College, Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore, Swarthmore Public Library, the Swarthmore Community Center, the Swarthmore Community Food Market Co-Op, Farmers Market (May through September), Hobbs Coffee Shop, shops, and restaurants!
Beautiful and updated 2 bed, 2 bath condo! Take the elevator to the 8th floor and you are HOME! This elegant condo has it all: Updated kitchen with gas stove top, newer appliances, granite countertops, cream colored cabinets, tile floor, recessed lighting, and breakfast bar. The sun filled living room with dining area faces south with a wonderful balcony - lots of sunshine and good energy! Washer and dryer in the unit. Plenty of storage space. This unit also comes with a separate storage unit! Both full bathrooms are updated. The previous owners created a walk-in closet in the master bedroom that leads into the en-suite master bathroom. Engineered wood flooring in both bathrooms and living room/dining room area! Walking distance to downtown Swarthmore with its award winning Wallingford-Swarthmore school district. Ideally located in a small college town ~ just blocks from the beautiful campus and arboretum, town library, shops and commuter train station It doesn't get any easier: See it, buy it, own it!
Gorgeous pictures coming soon!! Stunning "newer" construction home in downtown Swarthmore! This beautiful home has been recently renovated to include a new gorgeous Goebel Kitchen with high-end appliances, granite counters and a fabulous island as well as two designer-grade full bathrooms (a 2nd floor Hall Bath and the Master Bathroom) as well as a 1st floor Powder Room. All of these renovations are show-stoppers and these are just a few of the many upgrades! This classic center hall colonial has been meticulously cared for and has all of the components that today's discerning buyer is looking for: finished basement, gourmet kitchen open to a family room with newly converted gas fireplace and sliding doors to deck overlooking a lovely back yard, Mudroom, 2nd floor laundry, a Master Bedroom with 2 Walk-In Closets and gorgeous en suite bathroom and a third floor with a bedroom, sitting room and full bath! Home improvements also include installing all new windows, a roof and a whole house generator! This house is truly one-of-a-kind in Swarthmore - tremendous amenities, beautiful renovations and the ability to live blocks from the downtown! Offers will not be reviewed before Aug 17th
This 4 Bedroom 3 full bath home features a NEW ROOF with transferable limited lifetime warranty! Open the front door to a spacious living room with carpet over hardwood flooring, which leads to dining room and eat-in kitchen. Back door leads to cement patio and nicely manicured back yard. Lower level includes large family room (with wall to wall carpet), laundry room, full bath and access to side yard. Another level down is large basement. Upper level has 3 bedrooms, with master en-suite full bath and hall bath. additional upper level has one bedroom and plenty of storage space! This home is ideally located near shopping, restaurants, public transportation, and easy access to I95, rt476 and the Phila airport
Desirable Swarthmorewood Twin! Spacious rooms, h/w flooring, eat in kitchen w/outside entrance, bright & cheerful living room, full finished basement with wet bar & outside entrance, large master bedroom plus 2 additional bedrooms. Updated features include replacement windows & storm doors, newer heater & central air. Convenient to Swarthmore train station, shopping, Phila airport, blue route & I-95. One of the few with a private driveway
This single family home is move in ready. Really!...Can you believe that this home features an oversized detached garage, a large yard, TWO driveways, three levels, five bedrooms, a large back deck, a storage shed, lush vegetation in back and at side yard that offers privacy. New interior flooring on first floor, freshly painted interior, updated kitchen~.What a property! The flat, level yard is perfect to be enjoyed by family and friends~and a large back deck right off of the kitchen ~ perfect for barbequing and just relaxing. This home has been beautifully prepared for sale and is move in ready. The garage is rented month to month and offers a steady monthly income to offset your monthly costs. Just a short distance to and from the train station, Swarthmore College, Farmers market and shopping. Welcome home~
This single family home is move in ready. An attached garage, a basement for storage, a private patio to just read a book or share a quiet meal. AND!...a flat, level, good sized yard to be enjoyed by family and friends~and a large back deck right off of the family room ~ perfect for barbequing and just relaxing. This home has been beautifully prepared for sale and is move in ready. The updated kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, updated flooring, cabinets and backsplash. The family room is open and spacious and enjoys views of the private backyard and lots of natural light through three walls of windows. The bathrooms have been updated and the home is freshly painted throughout. The home features central air and has been well maintained. The yard offers plenty of room for a garden and playset. Just a short distance to and from the train station, Swarthmore College, Farmers market and shopping. Welcome home~
Lovely Swarthmore colonial in move-in condition offering many great extras! Perfect location, a block from a beautiful park, near playgrounds, and downtown Swarthmore College campus, the village shops, library and train station! A warm flowing 3 BR/2.5 BA with perfect hardwood floors and central air, updated windows and new roof! The spacious living room boasts a handsome wood-burning fireplace. Lovey light filled eat-in kitchen with cherry cabinets and new appliances. Inviting dining room with chair rails. Off the living room is a fabulous wood paneled den and office with gas fireplace and deep windowsills. Upstairs, the master suite features a full bath and walk-in cedar closet. 2 additional bedrooms and full bathroom all with great light. The walkup attic has ample storage and potential for additional play area! The large lower level entertainment space is beautifully finished, complete with carpeting, paneling, built-in bookcases, full wet bar with recessed lighting and a separate work-out area with large working sauna! The beautiful yard includes a stone patio and gorgeous landscaping (stonework and garden by Andrew Bunting, Chief Horticulturalist of Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College) including effective exterior French drain system. The newly paved driveway leads to a large oversized 2 car garage ~ with additional ample storage opportunities. 570 Marietta -a great opportunity in the award-winning Wallingford Swarthmore School District!
1353 Michigan Ave is the perfect home for someone looking for a move in ready home. As you will see when you walk up the front entrance, he added roof and meticulous landscaping demonstrate the care this home has received. On the first floor there is a large living room and dining room. There is a door that allows access to the beautiful rear deck that is perfect for outdoor entertaining and barbequing with friends and family. Also, the first floor boasts a powder room off the kitchen and a door leading from the kitchen to the finished area of the basement. The finished area of the basement is perfect for entertaining. The back half of the basement has a large storage area as well as a laundry area. The second floor boast 3 bedrooms and a full tiled bath with Granite counter. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. If you are looking for a move in ready home, 1353 Michigan is definitely the home for you!
Welcome to 724 Fairview Road, a 3 bed, 1 bath twin home in Swarthmore and Ridley School District. Enter the home into the living room with an open doorway to the dining room with crown molding and wood inlay on ceiling. Eat-in kitchen boasts tile floor and wooden cabinets. A spacious family room perfect for entertaining completes the main level. Upper level master bedroom is filled with natural night. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath with tub/shower can also be found on the upper level. This home is conveniently located close to major roadways, the city and so much more! Ready for someone to make it their own! Home is being sold as-is.
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~
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.
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!
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!
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
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!
Leave the hustle and bustle of Swarthmore behind as you turn down the long, meandering private driveway along a serene babbling brook, where perched atop a private wooded lot, sits your dream home protected in its own secluded world. Enter through the garage and allow the luxurious elevator to whisk you upstairs or tour around to the welcoming wrap around front porch. As you enter the Grand Foyer and glance into the Wood Paneled Library, you'll know that you have arrived at your new home and? arrived. This home has everything you want. Hardwood floors, stone fireplaces, Gourmet kitchen with two granite islands, two Sub Zero's and both formal and informal dining rooms. The main floor continues to a Grand Hall, itself large enough to stage any event, two cozy living rooms , two powder rooms and a quiet home office to launch your next venture. Master suite has two bedroom-sized side by side walk in closets, bathroom with steam shower and Jacuzzi tub, sitting room with double fireplace and a small balcony large enough to oversee your new estate. Enough words that fall short, this home must be experienced. Please, come and see and perhaps you will find the dream home that has eluded you?until today. A judge ruled that properties like this were illegally over assessed. The court ordered a County wide tax reassessment that is taking place now that will substantially lower the property taxes based on the Illegal overvaluation by tax assessor when first built. Combined with the substantially lower sales price, the taxes will be just a fraction of what they are now. See attorney letter attached to MLS. The attorney has already filed a challenge to the taxes and will continue the process until it is complete.
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!