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1523 Grove Avenue
JENKINTOWN, PA 19046

  • 5 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 3,888 sqft
  • ~3/4 acre lot
  • $102 per sqft
  • 1900 build

Location Location Location!! Fantastic opportunity awaits for the buyer who will restore this diamond in the rough. Built in 1900 with a spacious floor plan and elegant architectural detail, you can imagine the many parties and gatherings that have taken place in this very special home. Wonderful features include exposed hardwood floors, spacious entry foyer, lovely staircase and large landings, butler's pantry, and second floor sleeping porch. Spacious living room with brick fireplace, with pocket doors leading to a cozy den (great first floor office). Step right outside through french doors to the large wrap around porch. Banquet sized Formal dining room with large bay windows. First floor laundry/mud room with access to small rear sitting porch overlooking the yard. Second floor hosts the huge primary bedroom suite with attached sitting room (office) and bathroom, plus two additional bedrooms. Third floor has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Lovely grounds offer tranquil setting and privacy. Detached 2 car garage. ***PLEASE NOTE: this house has not been occupied in over a year. A leak occurred in the 3rd floor bathroom plumbing and caused damage running down to the basement; as part of the professional remediation and clean up, the entire kitchen has been removed down to the studs*** Create your dream kitchen!!! THIS PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD AS-IS CONDITION (inspection reports available online) and to CASH BUYERS ONLY (cannot finance the property due to its current condition). Walkable location to downtown Baederwood where you will find Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and many other shops and restaurants. Around the corner from the Noble Train Station.

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MLS# PAMC686680 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1900
Year Built Source:
Assessor
New Construction:
No
Construction Materials:
Masonry
Structure Type:
Detached
Architectural Style:
Colonial
Levels:
3
Accessibility Features:
None
Basement:
Yes
Basement Type:
Full
Above Grade Finished Area Units:
Square Feet
Above Grade Fin SQFT:
3888
Above Grade Fin SQFT Source:
Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Units:
Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units:
Square Feet
Below Grade Fin SQFT Source:
Assessor
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source:
Assessor
Total SQFT Source:
Assessor
Total Below Grade SQFT Source:
Assessor
Tax Total Finished SQFT:
3888

Interior

Interior Features:
Attic, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Wood Floors
Fireplace:
Yes
Fireplaces:
1
Fireplace Features:
Brick
Living Area SQFT Source:
Assessor

Room Dimensions

Total SQFT
3888
Living Area SQFT:
3,888 Sqft

Financial & Terms

Sale Type:
Standard
Possession:
Negotiable, Immediate

Location

Directions:
611 to Rydal Road. Then 3rd left onto Grove Ave. House on right side
Cross Street:
Rydal
Latitude:
40.10374000
Longitude:
-75.12105000

The Property

Property Type:
Residential
Lot Size Acres:
0.68
Lot Size Source:
Assessor
Lot Size Dimensions:
170.00 x 0.00
Lot Dimensions Source:
Assessor
Lot SQFT:
29,750 Sqft
Other Structures:
Above Grade, Below Grade
Zoning:
RESIDENTIAL
Water View:
No
Waterfront:
No
Navigable Water:
No
Water Access:
No
Water Oriented:
No
Lot Size Units:
Square Feet
Riparian Rights:
No
Land Use Code:
1101
Tidal Water:
No

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax ID Number:
30-00-25476-009
Tax Year:
2020
Tax Lot:
020
Tax Annual Amount:
$10,654
Tax Assessed Value:
$262,140
Year Assessed:
2021
School Tax
8430.0
County Tax:
952.00
City/Town Tax:
1272.00
Total Taxes Pymnt Freq:
Annually

Beds

Bedrooms:
5
Upper Level Bedrooms:
5
Upper Level 1 Bedrooms:
3
Bedrooms Upper Level:
2

Baths

Bathrooms Total Count:
4
Full Bathrooms:
3
Half Bathrooms:
1
Bathrooms Main Level:
1.00
Half Bathrooms Main Level:
1
Upper Level Full Baths:
3
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels:
3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level:
2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level:
1.00
Bathrooms Full Upper Level:
2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level:
1

The Listing

Buyer's Brokerage Compensation:
3%
Buyer Agency Comp Type:
% Of Gross

Heating & Cooling

Cooling Fuel:
None
Cooling Type:
None
Central Air:
No
Heating:
Yes
Heating Type:
Baseboard - Hot Water
Heating Fuel:
Oil

Utilities

Sewer Septic:
Public Sewer
Hot Water:
Electric
Water Source
Public

Appliances

Laundry Type:
Main Floor

Schools

School District Name:
Abington
School District Source:
Listing Agent

The Community

Subdivision Name:
Jenkintown
Senior Community:
No
HOA:
No
Condo/Coop Association:
No
Pool:
No Pool
Transportation:
Commuter Rail Station less than 1 mile

Parking

Total Garage and Parking Spaces:
2
Type of Parking:
Detached Garage
Garage:
Yes
Garage Features:
Additional Storage Area
Garage Spaces:
2.00
# of Detached Garage Spaces:
2

Extra Units

Vacation Rental:
No

Schools

Rating Details

Abington Senior High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 0.8 mi

Abington Junior High School

  • Public
  • 6-12
  • 1.0 mi

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Flood Risk

  • FEMA Zone (est.):
  • Flood insurance:

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This property has minimal flood risk

This property has a . Although flood risks across the country are changing because of the environment, this property is unlikely to flood over the next 30 years.

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
4/26/21
Pending BRIGHT $399,900
4/20/21
Sold Subject To Contingencies BRIGHT $399,900
4/15/21
Listed / Active BRIGHT $399,900

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This house located in PA 19046 is currently pending sale for $399,900. 1523 Grove Avenue is a 3,888 square foot house with 5 beds and 4 baths. This house is in the attendance area of Abington Senior High School and Abington Junior High School.

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