612 N Chester Rd
SwarthmorePA 19081

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25,265 Sq Ft.
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612 N Chester Rd,

Swarthmore, PA 19081

This impeccably-maintained, one-of-a-kind 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home in Wallingford-Swarthmore school district will charm you with it's historical character while offering all the modern updates you want for comfortable living in the quaint borough of Swarthmore. This home is within easy distance of shops, restaurants, Swarthmore College and SEPTA regional rail Philadelphia. From the picturesque terraced front garden and covered brick front porch, enter the home through an impressive oak front door into the foyer with a polished brick floor and a convenient coat closet. To your right, the impressive living room boasts hardwood floors, a high ceiling with exposed wooden beams, a stone fireplace with hearth, a large window seat, and crown molding. At the other end of the front foyer, the polished brick floor continues into the formal dining room. with a deep windowsill and door to the large screened in porch. The beautiful open eat-in kitchen was expanded with a modern extension on the back of the house. It has hardwood floors, shaker-style cherry cabinets, quartz countertops, a subway tile backsplash, a pantry cabinet, breakfast peninsula and stainless steel appliances. The breakfast area is beautifully lit by 3 pairs of casement windows and a palladium window at one end, while at the other end, French doors open onto the large screened porch. The kitchen hall gives access to a convenient powder room as well as stairs to the upper floor and down to the garage and basement. To get upstairs, you can use the butterfly staircase with one short flight of stairs from either the living room at the front of the house, or the kitchen hallway at the back of the house. On the landing where these two short staircases meet, the stunning family room/den is a sunlit haven with vaulted ceiling, chandelier, a massive palladium window, built-in book cases and cabinets, and a beautiful fireplace. Up the stairs on the second floor, you will find the first 3 bedrooms. The primary bedroom has two deep closets and a convenient ensuite bathroom with fashionable tile surround and a stall shower, all impeccably maintained. The second bedroom has a deep closet and three casement windows. The hall bathroom has ceramic tile surround and a tub shower. Also on this level is a smaller room which is currently used as a study, but could serve as a nursery or additional bedroom. It has a door onto the landing as well as one that communicates with the primary bedroom. It has a closet and built-in shelves and drawers. Upstairs again on the third floor, there are two more charming bedrooms. One has an ensuite bathroom with a stall shower. The staircase, bedrooms and landing on this floor are carpeted. There's a linen closet on the landing and a large storage closet under the eaves. If you need more room for storage or hobbies, check out the the basement. It is large and clean. It can be accessed from the garage and via a short flight of stairs from the kitchen hallway. The one car attached garage also has extra space for storage. The garden shed is convenient as well for all the tools you need. The more than half-acre of grounds is planted with perennials and shrubs to look beautiful all year round. Close to schools, colleges, hospitals and Philadelphia international airport.


  • Kitchen Island
  • Pantry
  • Eat in kitchen
  • Wood

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Listing By: Keller Williams Real Estate - Media via Data Source: Bright MLS 
listing agent: Christina Cardone

Located at 612 N Chester Rd, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, this Single Family is for Sale with a price of $950,000 USD. The property was built in 1926, includes 4 bedrooms, has 3 full baths. This listing has 25,265 Sq.Ft. of interior space. See all Homes for Sale in Swarthmore.
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