The median home value in Swarthmore, PA is $230,000.
the county median home value of $185,400.
The national median home value is $185,800.
The average price of homes sold in Swarthmore, PA is $230,000.
Approximately 69.68% of Swarthmore homes are owned,
compared to 23.56% rented, while
6.77% are vacant.
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Enjoy the morning light in this comfortable, convenient Condo in Swarthmore. The Condo fee includes exterior maintenance, snow removal, lawn and shrubbery care, all utilities (except phone and cable), van service and pool. There is no need to use the elevator since you can walk in from the Harvard Ave entrance, directly to the unit. The door to the pool is on this level also. If you love to walk, it's 2 blocks to the train, town and paths through the college woods. Van service is available. Buyer pays capital contribution fee $998 at settlement.
Renovated 4B/R, 2/1 bath, on a quiet street in award winning Wallingford-Swarthmore school district is ready for you. Enter the spacious living room with hardwood floors, flowing right into the dining room. Off of the living room there is an office with French Doors. The kitchen features custom cabinets, an island counter, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, and a tile floor. Off of the kitchen is a family room and a sunroom. There is recessed lighting throughout the house. The sunroom features sliding windows and screens. The second floor features a large master bedroom suite, with a walk in closet and master bath. The bath has a double sink and seamless glass shower. Restaurants, shopping, and 95 are nearby.
On a quiet, tree-lined street in the wonderful borough of Swarthmore, this lovely Arts & Crafts style home has fabulous curb-appeal with its colorful window boxes, immaculate landscaping and charming fa?ade. The front door of this 3 bedroom, 1 ? bath home leads into a large living room with lots of natural light, hardwood floors and an eye-catching fire place with wood stove insert. There is plenty of room here for larger gatherings. Just to the left, is a cozy office. To the right is a formal dining room with 2 walls of windows and attractive, natural woodwork. Behind the DR is a well-appointed, eat-in kitchen with hardwood floors and a window above the kitchen sink, overlooking the backyard. Off the kitchen is a fabulous deck, which extends along the entire right side of the home and provides plenty of room for outdoor dining and entertaining. A half-bath with pedestal sink completes the first floor. Upstairs is a master and two additional bedrooms, all with hardwood floors, generous closet space and ample windows. The cottage-style roof adds wonderful architectural interest. The 2nd floor foyer boasts a large linen closet and a full bath with tile tub and pedestal sink. There is a full, unfinished basement where the laundry is housed, with bilco doors leading to the backyard, and plenty of room for extra storage. A wonderful addition to this home is the new, detached studio with vaulted ceilings, cork floors and a half bath (plumbed for full). This is the perfect space for a home office, in-law suite, hang-out space and more. The French Doors, abundance of light and northern exposure would also make it an excellent artist's studio. The boiler was replaced in 2013, and a new roof was installed in July, 2017! Just a block from recreational fields and playground, and a stone's throw from the town center, train station and Swarthmore College. Come take a look!
Spectacular View of the Woods and Stream from the 12th floor unit overlooking the pool. This well maintained top floor condo has newer carpeting, New kitchen appliances, floor and countertop new bathroom floor and vanity with marble top.
Located on a picturesque street in Ridley Township, this home has great curb appeal and offers 6 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a two car detached garage and garden shed. The front door leads into the living room with hardwood floors and a brick fireplace vented for extra heating in the colder months. The nice sized living room is open to the dining room which features a bay window and built in hutches. The eat in kitchen offers a ton of space to let your imagination find the best way for you to make it your own. The floor and counters were redone about 5 years ago and the space offers a wrap-around counter with plenty of counter space for large get togethers. From the kitchen, there is an enclosed porch with a private view of the level backyard. Two bedrooms and one full bath with radiant floor heating complete the first level. The second level was added in 2004 and offers 4 large bedrooms and a full bathroom with two sinks. The upstairs has central air and forced heat while downstairs is hot water heat and window AC. Pull down attic stairs for storage and an unfinished egress basement with high ceilings are in addition to ample closet space throughout. Located conveniently to the elementary and the high schools, all major highways are a short drive away, as well as modern shopping conveniences- this location is truly ideal!
Nestled into a deep lot, this all stone English Tudor has 3/4 bedrooms, 2 ? baths. Lovely hardwood floors, central air, detached garage, and a newer eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances. Excellent schools, great town and minutes to everywhere. Location is everything!
Space and Flexibility. You'll have plenty! This charming 4 bedroom Cape has been expanded with a large first floor Family room off the Living Room. Enjoy direct access to the Kitchen, and a Formal Dining Room. The Kitchen is large enough for a breakfast table, and has 2 wall ovens, a tile backsplash and window overlooking the yard. The Living room boasts a stone fireplace and deep window sills and hardwood flooring under carpet. Consider using the 2 bedrooms downstairs for offices, if you prefer. Upstairs, the Master is spacious and conveniently has a large storage closet. The second bedroom here has a walk-in closet, plus a bonus room and then attic space. The Family Room is off the back, and big enough for your largest gatherings. The roof is NEW, May 2017. The heat is GAS and was installed in 2007. You are 1/2 mile away from the town of Swarthmore with train to Philly, Co-op Market, Borough hall and Library, the Swarthmore Inn, and Swarthmore-Rutledge Elementary School. Come view today!
This Swarthmorewood twin is in one of the best locations in the neighborhood!! Just walk around the corner to the park!! Nice size living room and formal dining room with wall to wall carperting over hardwood floors. Updated kitchen with dark cabinets and built in dishwasher, sliders to a three season room with wall mounted gas heater and portable air conditioning unit to allow you to use the room almost all year round. There is a first floor powder room. The second floor has large master bedroom with two good size closets, there are two additional nice size bedrooms. The bathroom is ceramic tile and in good condition. The basement is finished and ready to entertain. The retro bar with stools is ready when you are. There is additional space for storage, laundry and the utilities. This is one of the few basements that exits to the back yard at ground level and one of a few houses wtih a private driveway. There is gas heat and central air a newer hot water heater. The roof is a 30 year dementional shingle and the addition is all done in vinyl siding with a separate entrance.
This light-filled and spacious home offers a rare open floor plan. A new front patio welcomes guests with a view of the tree-lined street and one of the two parks that frame the neighborhood. Two skylights fill the large living room with radiant light. The beautifully updated kitchen boasts maple cabinets, granite counter tops, limestone backsplash, glass cook top, and an appliance garage. Best of all, it has been opened completely into the dining room, creating an airy open floor plan for entertaining. Off the dining room, a screened porch brings the outdoors in with a peaceful view of the backyard. The second floor has three large bedrooms, all with bright windows and refinished oak floors as well as a full tile hall bath. Up a few more steps the master suite beckons with a vaulted ceiling, and two skylights giving the beautiful oak floors a warm glow. The spa bath offers every luxury for your comfort and relaxation. A skylight illuminates the Mediterranean tile with natural sunlight. Amenities include a glass stall shower with rain head and a built-in vanity with two vessel sinks. The daylight lower level includes a cozy den with a door to the attached garage. A nicely updated powder room and door to the backyard can also be found on the lower level. A new roof with transferable warranty and 2 year old heat pump and central air will provide comfort and peace of mind. Located on a tree-lined street with sidewalks, this home is just blocks from two parks, three playgrounds, and Swarthmore town center's shopping & R3 train station! Enjoy the best of both worlds - a taste of modern luxury in a quaint college town!
If you love the charm and character of older homes yet desire the modern luxuries of today, this exquisite 5 bedroom 4.5 bath stone Center Hall Colonial has the perfect blend. The classic architecture, beautiful stonework and meticulously-manicured property make a timeless impression. Step inside and be greeted by a gracious entry foyer showcasing the rich wide-paneled random-width hardwood floors, tasteful crown molding and wainscoting that adorns much of the main level. Fantastic upgrades include a 3-story addition creating a huge family room with a plentitude of custom Pella windows matching the originals, a 2-sided fireplace encased in stone, and glass doors leading out to the breathtaking slate patio. The gorgeous master suite built out above it is just as exceptional with its Pella picture windows, opulent bathroom, huge walk-in closet and large separate living room with an additional full bath. The thoughtful addition also yielded a 3rd floor master bedroom suite with a spacious closet and homework center. Hosting guests is seamless with formal living and dining rooms on either side of the foyer. Gather around the living room's wonderful double-sided gas fireplace with custom surround (shared by the family room), enjoying conversation while admiring the fine woodwork details. Serve meals in the lovely wainscoted dining room brightened by triple windows, offering a built-in curio for your china. French doors lead to a covered side porch with Mexican tile which accommodates indoor-outdoor entertaining. The light-filled gourmet kitchen is a haven for the chef and a great hang-out spot for the family. Custom wood cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and an oversized built-in custom refrigerator adorn this cherished room. A den off the living room with built-in bookshelves and bay window provides a quiet escape. Powder and laundry rooms complete the main level. Above the 2-car stone garage, built to match the integrity of the home, is a flexible 2nd-floor studio with electricity. With this fantastic space plus 5,400+/- square feet in the magnificent main home, your possibilities and comfort are endless! Outdoor lighting enhances the ambience of the exterior grounds.
Welcome to this grand and modern 4 bedroom, 3 full, 2 half bath home in Swarthmore, PA. Enter into a 2 story,sun filled foyer with new hardwood floors (2017) throughout the 1st level. Formal living room leads to a bonus room/office space. The family room is spacious and has sliders plus additional door to the expansive deck. The spacious eat-in kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances, new granite countertops, and tile backsplash (all 2017), and leads to a cozy light filled breakfast room with skylights. The 1st level offers open concept great for family and entertaining. The 1st floor is complete with a mudroom/laundry room and an updated half bath. The fully carpeted 2nd level has 2 bedrooms (BR 1 has a large walk in closet) that share an updated jack and jill bathroom. Bedroom 3 has access to another updated hall bath. The master suite boasts 2 walk in closets and a fully renovated modern en suite with glass enclosure shower, double vanities, and ceramic tile. The fully finished basement has new flooring, a half bath, and walk out. This home is ready for you to move in and enjoy! New roof, soffit, gutters, fascia, and down spouts 2017, new HVAC 2017, new asphalt driveway 2017, new main entry door 2017, new sump pumps 2017, new hardware and fixtures throughout entire home 2017, and new paint throughout. All stucco repairs have been made and reports available. Ready for you to move in and enjoy! Close to 95, train stations, shopping, and more!
Location. Location. Location! Don't miss your chance to own this beautiful Center Hall Colonial close to Swarthmore's town center, the SEPTA and all major routes to Philadelphia and Wilmington! The room sizes are grand, the hardwood floors are original and the layout, that includes a back stair and butler's pass through from the Kitchen to the Living Room, are coveted and rare. The sweeping main stair greets you as you enter. Notice the granite stone fireplace in the Living Room; the Dining Room surrounded by windows; and the size of the Eat-In Kitchen. There are four bedrooms and two full baths on the second floor. The third floor has two more possible Bedrooms, a plumbed Bathroom and a large possible rec room. The Back Yard is level and big enough for a family football game, a pool or a Garage. You'll love living here, so close to everything! Make your appointment today!
Adorable! Perfect Swarthmore home on the BEST STREET! Don't miss this unexpectedly large 3-4 bedroom Colonial! There's hardwood flooring throughout, freshly painted walls and an updated kitchen with access to the back yard and a powder room. The owners have created a 4th bedroom off the stairs with a perfectly located Family room ~ off the dining room with french doors and access to the level backyard. The kitchen has new appliances, updated flooring and plenty of storage. Upstairs the Master bedroom has an amazing walk in closet, and the other two bedrooms are roomy and bright. There is a hall bath here as well. But that's not all because you'll find living at 540 Westminster to be a true delight. Tree-lined with sidewalks, Westminster Avenue is a quick walk to Swarthmore Ville, train, library and shops. You'll love the access to I-95 and the Blue Route too, making the Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia and Wilmington so close. Don't miss your opportunity to own this lovely home.
Welcome to this Beautiful Brick Twin Home that is Ready To Move In! This Lovely Home Offers a Large Living Room with Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Dining Room With Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Eat In Kitchen With Newer Stove and Microwave, New Dishwasher and Door to Back Patio. Located on the Upper Level are 2 Nice Sized Bedrooms with Hardwood Floors and Full Bathroom with Tub/Shower. Lower Level Offers a Family Room with Carpet and Built In's, Laundry Room and Work Bench. Relax Either Out Front on the Concrete Patio Under the Tree, Out Back on the Private Covered Concrete Patio or BBQ on the Brick Patio Over looking the Fenced In Back Yard! Upgrades Include New Roof and Newer Windows. Located Just Blocks from the Elementary School, Neighborhood Park & Convenient Store and Close to RT 95 and the Blue Route. A Must See!
Are you looking for the perfect single family home close to major routes on an adorable street? How about a garage, a yard, maybe even a playroom? This charming home may be for you! Located just off Swarthmore Avenue, this single family 3 bed, 2.5 bath home is the perfect starter home, or maybe even a step up from a condo or townhome. Enter from the front steps to a spacious sunroom room. This area is perfect for a mud room, extra living space or simply a lovely space to enjoy your morning coffee. From here you enter into the main level of the home with gorgeous hardwoods throughout, old charm mixed with new upgrades! Upon entering from the sunroom you will find a large bright dining room with plenty of space to entertain for the holidays. Off of the dining room there is an entrance into the cozy family room equipped with a wood burning fireplace as well as an entrance into the absolutely gorgeous kitchen. This was just remodeled 2 years ago with white cabinets, beautiful quartz tops and plenty of storage/prep space. The kitchen continues into a perfect breakfast nook with built in bench and open to the large living room. Finishing out this level is a great size 1/2 bathroom and a bonus room which makes for the perfect playroom or office space! Off of the back is a deck that looks over the backyard and detached garage. The hardwoods continue upstairs and here you will find the master to the right. This large bedroom has a walk in closet and 3 piece master bathroom. There are also 2 additional bedrooms with ample closet space. Off of one of the bedrooms in an adjacent room that could be used as an office, walk in closet, additional play space or maybe you want to open it up to be a large bedroom! The full hall bath is updated with a large linen closet and tons of natural light! You do not want to miss this beauty! Perfectly updated with replacement windows, 3 year old heater, AC, and so much charm! Schedule your tour today!
Seldom does a home of this high quality craftsmanship become available. Every detail in the home has been painstakingly designed and executed to the highest standards. Do not delay in seeing this fully renovated and expanded home in Swarthmore Borough. This property was brought down to the studs and rebuilt and everything is new, new, new. The main level has formal living and dining rooms that feature wainscoting, crown molding and rustic bamboo floors. The formal dining room flows into the new kitchen that showcases white shaker cabinets, black pearl granite counters, 12" x 24" tile floor, glass tile back splashes and Kenmore stainless steel appliances. There is also a large family room on the main level as well as a full bath with basket woven tile floor, new vanity, and subway tile tub surround with black pencil inlay. The 2nd floor features 9' ceilings that give a very grand feel and has 4 nice sized bedrooms. There is custom trim work throughout, and a hall laundry room with tile flooring and a barn door. The home also a new hall bath with custom tile work and new double bowl marble top vanity, toilet and tub. The main bedroom has a vaulted ceiling that incorporates the front dormer window and is as grand as it is elegant. There are two walk in closets in the master bedroom as well as a new master bathroom with custom tile floor, a 9' tall master shower with custom tile and stone inlay & stone shower floor, double sink marble top vanity and custom built-in shelving. The home also has new windows, roof, siding, HVAC, water heater, driveway, slate walkway, landscaping, appliances, kitchen, baths, flooring, rear patio and so much more. This home has every detail you have dreamed about in one package and is the home of your dreams. Do not delay in seeing this one of a kind, custom home
Welcome home! This fabulously updated and meticulously maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit boasts the desirable traits of being located close to elevator, laundry and recycling areas AND having a great view of the pool. You will feel the comfort of the soothing, neutral and modern d~cor and colors as soon as you enter the front door. The roomy living room dining & room areas are bright and airy. Sliders to your personal balcony give you room to relax and take in the views. The kitchen is incredibly finished with amenities you'll love, including lighted glass over the sink cabinets, built-in dishwasher, cooktop stove and plenty of counter space. The updated, opened wall at kitchen allows an open-air feeling that you do not get in all units. The hall bath is modern and roomy. The MBR has it's own large bathroom with walk-in shower, tons of closet space and is roomy enough to dwarf a queen size bed! The 2nd bedroom is large, with lovely hardwood floors, and a double closet. Two additional hall closets/storage rooms allow you to keep all your belongings close by, but you also may use your personal, locked storage unit for extras. Outside entrances are at both front and back of the building and the intercom system for entry is a wonderful security feature. The clubhouse is easily accessible and may be rented for large get-togethers and the in-house library and sitting room are available with key entry to all. Your monthly fee of $438 encompasses your heat, hot and cold water, electricity, common area maintenance, landscaping, snow and trash removal, parking and pool use. You need only pay for cable, phone. Come enjoy the relaxing lifestyle that the Briarcliffe offers!
Nice and clean Swarthmorewood twin ! Large living room with bow window, formal dining room, both with hardwood floors. Galley kitchen with newer gas range. First floor powder room. Second floor has a master bedroom with hardwood floors and two closets there are two additional good size bedrooms and ceramic tile bath. The basement is a huge finished space that also allows for storage and laundry area with an outside exit to the back yard. Newer gas heater and central air and roof. The driveway is being resurfaced this week. This home has well maintained by the original owners. Priced to allow for your upgrades in time.
This Swarthmorewood twin in situated at the bend of Blackrock Rd which allows for the private drive and huge side yard. The original owner was a brick layer and there are beautiful brick patios at the side and back of the house. The front steps are also done in brick and covered with an awning. The living room has wall to wall carpets over hardwood floors with a beautiful bow window, the formal dining room also has wall to wall carpets over hardwood floors. The kitchen is a true eat in kitchen with newer solid wood cabinets, lots of counter space, dishwasher, newer gas range and an outside exit to the back yard. The second floor has a master bedroom with two closets and two additional bedrooms and a ceramic tile bath. The large finished basement has a custom built brick bar with a custom designed brick wall. The basement also, allows for laundry area, newer gas heater, storage and out side exit to the back yard.
Don't miss this lovely Colonial Farmhouse located in the wonderful Borough of Swarthmore. Built in the early 1900's, this house has all the charm of an older home, but also has all the conveniences of modern living ? truly the best of both worlds. With 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths and over 1600 square feet of living space, there is a place and a space for everyone and everything! There is a delightful covered porch along the front of the home, then enter into a large Living Room with a gas fireplace with painted brick surround. This room extends across the entire front of the house, and has lovely hardwood floors which continue throughout the entire first floor. The Dining Room is located just behind the Living Room, and is completely open to the Kitchen. This Kitchen area has been renovated with attractive Cherry Cabinets and rich black soapstone countertops. The appliances are all stainless steel, and the refrigerator, double oven and gas cooktop are made by Viking, and the dishwasher is made by Bosch. Just off the kitchen is a full bath, where the laundry is also housed. There are sliding glass doors that lead from the Dining Room into a bright and airy Sunroom, with vaulted ceilings, skylights, and 2 walls of windows. This is a wonderful space for entertaining! Up the turned wooden staircase, there are 3 Bedrooms, all with ceiling fans and hardwood floors. There is also an office on this level with built-in shelving. A full hall Bath, with a combined shower/bathtub, completes the 2nd level. On the 3rd floor, there is another Bedroom and an additional area that could be used as a Family Room, Study or extra storage space. Dormer ceilings add extra character to this space. There is a full, unfinished basement that has a utility sink, a workbench and lots of room for storage. There is a wonderful backyard that is completely fenced in. Convenient to Septa trains, major highways. Being sold as-is ~ ready for some new loving! Former Buyers financing fell through.
This unique, elegant property has the perfect blend of original and modern updates and amenities. The original house is a sought-after center hall colonial with a lovely living room, crown moldings and wood burning fireplace. The side porch has been converted into an in-law/au-pair suite with its own private bath. The large dining room has plenty of space for entertaining. The renovated kitchen has high end appliances; plenty of pantry space and corian counter tops. The eat-in area of the kitchen has been expanded and is part of the newer addition which has lots of windows and views of the large patio with a pergola draped with wisteria and lights for a European dining experience. The large family room has a convenient wet bar and lovely fireplace with modern two story windows to incorporate the exterior space. The second floor master suite runs front to back with double sets of closets and a large master bath with skylight, two additional bedrooms, hall bath, and a large yoga/workout studio with great views. The third floor has two additional bedrooms and a hall bath. The convenient detached oversized 2 car garage offers plenty of storage. The driveway has lots of space to turn your car around and parking spaces for entertaining.
Here is a rare opportunity to own a "newer" house in the heart of Swarthmore! Built in 2000, this stunning stucco home has been lovingly maintained, is completely move-in ready and filled with an abundance of amenities. There are 4 (with the potential for 5) Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, and 4,400 SQ of living space. A lovely covered porch graces the front of the home, and leads into a Foyer area with travertine tile with an inlaid design. To the right is a spectacular Great Room with 13-ft. vaulted ceilings and a stunning blue-stone fireplace. At one end of the room is an 8-ft window, and at the other is where the Dining Area is located. There are random-width Brazilian Cherry floors which run throughout much of the home. Behind the Great Room, there is a wonderful open concept floor plan starting with an incredible gourmet Kitchen and eating area, which flows into the Family Room. The Kitchen is fully-loaded with a huge center island with exquisite granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including a double oven, built-in microwave, Viking gas cooktop, and Samsung refrigerator. Seventeen-foot ceilings give this space a dramatic feel, and there are lovely architectural details and a Juliet balcony that add extra charm. The Master Suite is also located on the main level, which has windows all along the back wall for a wonderful view of the backyard and bucolic stream. There is a full Master Bathroom w/jetted tub, separate water closet, dual sinks and walk-in shower. The closet/dressing room is huge! A Laundry Room, half-Bath and attached two-car garage complete the first floor. Up an attractive wooden stair case are 3 generous Bedrooms, all with large closets, lovely hardwood floors and lots of windows. There is a full hall Bathroom with travertine tiling throughout. In 2005, the current owners finished the basement area, and it has since become the heart of this home! There is an extensive Family Room with a home theater, tons of space and a kitchenette, with granite countertops, dishwasher, cooktop and built-in microwave. This makes entertaining super easy (the Borough does not permit a separate dwelling space, however! French doors lead to the backyard. Also on the lower level is a Game Room, a spacious Office, a full luxurious Bathroom and plenty of room for storage. Outdoors, there is mature landscaping, an expansive backyard with lots of trees and a meandering stream with wooden bridge. Don't miss the custom play set. This house truly has it all!
This house is ready to call home!! From the outside in it is done! The exterior is vinyl cedar shake siding, with newer shutters and a newer roof. The front patio is large enough to entertain or just relax and talk to the neighbors. The front door brings you into the center of the house with the living room on the right and dining room to the left, both with hardwood floors. The dining room wall has a cut out to the kitchen for a more open feeling. The kitchen is a galley in style with lots of cabinets and counter space. The first floor family room is located off of the kitchen with french doors to the outside. There is a master bedroom with walk in closet on the first floor and an updated full bathroom. The second floor has two nice bedrooms, each with two closets and an updated full bathroom. The yard is huge and flat with a newer shed. The heating is newer gas with central air.
Welcome home! This contemporary Amish built custom house with an attached two-car garage is located in an established Swarthmore neighborhood with its award-winning schools and is close to local stores and restaurants. The house boasts an open floor plan with bright and cheery rooms, large Palladium style windows (all Anderson windows) with custom-made window shutters and treatments, a two story family room with French doors as well as a see-through dual gas fireplace, open second floor balcony and a solid oak staircase from the basement up to the second floor. The eat-in kitchen has ceramic tile floors, newer appliances and a double stainless steel sink. The second floor presents an open balcony overlooking the family room, has 4 bedrooms and a hall bath. The master bathroom has a whirlpool tub, separate stall shower, double vanity sink and two separate walk-in closets. Outside you find a flagstone patio and a small backyard. There is extra living space in the finished basement! New hardwood floors on the second floor (December 2016), and new roof (March 2015). A short stroll away is a soccer field with tracks and a toddler playground. The nearby Swarthmore train station provides quick and convenient transportation into Philadelphia. Again - WELCOME HOME!