1888 LAFAYETTE RD $799,000



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    • 4 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    • 3,008 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC692366
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    Experience the comfort of a well-designed, solidly-built and impeccably maintained home in Gladwyne. Located near Richie Ashburn Field & the Stony Lane Swin Club, the property encompasses almost an acre of beautifully manicured grounds, privately sited from the road. Located near Richie Ashburn Field & the Stony Lane Swim Club. Wonderful flagstone patios and a huge rear tiered deck for outdoor fun and entertaining combine with spacious, free-flowing rooms inside, creating a perfect, thus happy environment to be shared and enjoyed by family and friends! A generous flat, level lot enhanced by pristinely-manicured landscaping, fencing and privacy trees affords plenty of play area for the kids and for the pets to roam. This elegant 4 bedroom 2.1 bathroom gem offers park-views of the picturesque property from every window for an even more peaceful ambience. It's been lovingly maintained and thoughtfully updated over recent years, with highlights including a new roof (2018), new gas-fired heating system & hot water heater (2021), completely overhauled AC system, new shut-off & flow-control valve on the main water pipe to the house, a new stainless steel chimney flu, not to mention new front & interior doors, newer windows & glass doors, as well as a renovated kitchen and updated baths. A soaring center hall greets you inside, introducing lovely moldings and rich wood floors found throughout the main level. Host family and guests in the oversized living room that provides versatile seating arrangements. Adjoining is a family room with massive windows bringing nature in, and a door leading out to the expansive deck and yard. Off the family room is an inviting eat-in kitchen with tiled floor, tasteful cabinetry, granite & wood countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The breakfast area overlooks the yard's lush greenery making morning coffee more delicious! Share formal meals, family dinners & special occasions in the gracious dining room that can accommodate large gatherings. A laundry room/mudroom with powder room sits conveniently near the kitchen, accessing the attached 2-car garage. Upstairs bedrooms are bright and cheerful with plush carpeting and ample closets. The primary suite has a walk-in closet and private bath; plus there is a full hall bath for secondary bedrooms. The finished basement is carpeted too, big enough for lots of uses like a play/rec area, office space, gym, etc. An unfinished portion is excellent for storage & workspace. Close to parks, shopping, dining, swim clubs, and Center City, but best of all, top-rated Lower Merion schools.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • HOA Y/N N
      • Municipality LOWER MERION TWP
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 9660.00
      • Tax Year 2020
      • View Garden/Lawn, Trees/Woods
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1981
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Dual Flush Toilets, Energy Efficient Appliances, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer, ENERGY STAR Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Freezer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Single, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
      • Basement Type Full, Daylight, Partial, Heated, Improved, Partially Finished, Windows, Workshop
      • Cooling Fuel Natural Gas
      • Cooling Type Central A/C, Dehumidifier, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned
      • Electric Service 200+ Amp Service,Underground
      • Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Street Lights
      • Fireplaces Count 0
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Hardwood, Tile/Brick
      • Foundation Details Block
      • Garage Spaces Count 2.00
      • Garage Type Built In,Garage Door Opener,Inside Access,Additional Storage Area
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Energy Star Heating System, Hot Water, Programmable Thermostat
      • Interior Features Breakfast Area, Butlers Pantry, Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
      • Roof Asphalt
      • Sewer Septic On Site Septic
      • Style Colonial
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 6
      • Total Living Area 3008
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 3
      • Bedrooms 4
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Decorative,Picket,Rear,Vinyl
      • Lot Features Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Private, Rear Yard, Secluded
      • Lot Size Acres 0.9
      • Lot Size Dimensions 20.00 x 0.00
      • Outdoor Living Structures Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es)
    • Schools
      • School District LOWER MERION


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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $799,000
        6/28/2021 11:41:11 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
        5/23/2021 1:10:59 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $799,000 -6%
        5/12/2021 8:10:54 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE
        5/10/2021 1:28:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $850,000

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