House Sold on 9/1/2020

$475,000

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1609 Harris Road
LAVEROCK, PA 19038

  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • 3,284 sqft
  • 11,250 sqft lot
  • $144 per sqft
  • 1956 build

Welcome home to 1609 Harris Road in the desirable community of Laverock. As you approach this wonderfully maintained home you will be captivated by its striking curb appeal showcasing beautifully manicured flower beds, shrubs and ornamental trees that lead to an expansive covered front porch. Upon entering the well-appointed foyer prepare to be dazzled by the pristine hardwood floors, classic wood trim and a most gorgeous staircase with intricate ironwork. Just off the foyer you will fall in love with the spacious formal living room and adjoining family room that showcases a fabulous full stonewall fireplace with glass enclosure, built-in bookcases and cabinets and the most charming dry bar. On the opposite side of the foyer is a voluminous formal dining room to enjoy wonderful dinner gatherings with family and friends. Love to cook? You and your family will have such a wonderful time preparing meals in the sun filled kitchen boasting a large picture window, brand new Kitchen Aid appliances, corian countertops, tile floors, custom stainless steel backsplash and a workstation desk. Completing the immaculate main level is a fantastic laundry room with a new washer and dryer, a convenient laundry chute and a fully renovated stylish powder room. Ascending to 2nd level you will be greeted by the owner~s suite with a new master shower with glass door, stylish hardware and lighting fixtures. The owner~s suite offers an abundance of illuminated closets. This level also comprises of three additional spacious bedrooms each offering a profusion of closet space. Completing this level is a fully renovated hall bathroom with a gorgeous counter height furniture design vanity, decorative lighting and fixtures. Descending to the finished basement you will encounter a family leisure and entertainment area that~s fully carpeted and is a wonderful setup for a home office and recreational activities. Other significant basement improvements include new basement windows and a French drain system with sump pump that includes a transferrable warranty. Many family gatherings will be enjoyed in the magnificent backyard boasting a beautiful brick paver patio with retractable awning, manicured flowerbeds and a stone facade one-car garage with covered side porch providing additional outdoor patio space. The garage comes with a new roof, new door and new concrete carport and paved driveway. Other noteworthy improvements include: new roof (2019), attic fan installed (2019) new (wide) gutters/downspouts, new windows installed throughout entire house, new privacy fence, exterior of the house painted (2019) and ~almost whole house~ backup generator. The location is ideally suited for convenient access to shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill, Center City Philadelphia, and Rtes. 309 and PA Turnpike, the charming community of Glenside and the Keswick Theater, the Philadelphia Cricket Club, La Salle College H.S, Germantown Academy, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Arcadia College and nearby Septa stations. Come visit and fall in love!!!

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Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1956
Year Built Source:
Assessor
New Construction:
No
Construction Materials:
Masonry, Stone, Wood Siding, Brick
Structure Type:
Detached
Architectural Style:
Colonial
Levels:
2
Roof:
Asphalt
Door Features:
French
Window Features
Energy Efficient, Double Hung, Screens, Storm
Accessibility Features:
None
Basement:
Yes
Basement Type:
Full, Fully Finished, Sump Pump, Water Proofing System, Windows
Above Grade Finished Area Units:
Square Feet
Above Grade Fin SQFT:
2784
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:
Estimated
Below Grade Fin SQFT:
500
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source:
Assessor
Total SQFT Source:
Estimated
Total Below Grade SQFT Source:
Estimated
Total Below Grade SQFT:
500
Tax Total Finished SQFT:
2784

Interior

Interior Features:
Ceiling Fan(s), Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Laundry Chute, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Window Treatments, Wood Floors, Floor Plan - Open, Dining Area, Carpet, Bar, Attic/House Fan
Room List:
Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Kitchen, Family Room, Basement, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 3, Master Bathroom, Half Bath
Flooring Type:
Hardwood
Fireplace:
Yes
Fireplaces:
1
Fireplace Features:
Fireplace - Glass Doors, Mantel(s), Stone, Wood
Living Area SQFT Source:
Estimated

Room Dimensions

Total SQFT
3284
Living Area SQFT:
3,284 Sqft

Financial & Terms

Sale Type:
Standard
Acceptable Financing:
Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA
Buyer Financing:
Conventional
Possession:
61-90 Days CD

Location

Directions:
Willow Grove to Knox right onto Harris
Latitude:
40.08997726
Longitude:
-75.18157959

The Property

Property Type:
Residential
Property Condition:
Excellent
Lot Size Acres:
0.26
Lot Size Source:
Assessor
Lot Size Dimensions:
75.00 x 0.00
Lot Dimensions Source:
Assessor
Lot SQFT:
11,250 Sqft
Inclusions:
Washer/Dryer and Refrigerators
Other Structures:
Above Grade, Below Grade
Fencing:
Wood, Privacy
Outdoor Living Structures:
Patio(s), Brick, Porch(es)
Zoning:
R4
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:
31-00-13237-007
Tax Year:
2019
Tax Lot:
009
Tax Annual Amount:
$12,028
Tax Assessed Value:
$194,950
Year Assessed:
2020
School Tax
9488.0
County Tax:
674.00
City/Town Tax:
1866.00
Total Taxes Pymnt Freq:
Annually

Beds

Bedrooms:
4
Upper Level Bedrooms:
4
Upper Level 1 Bedrooms:
4

Baths

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

The Listing

Close Sale Type:
Standard Sale

Heating & Cooling

Cooling Fuel:
Electric
Cooling Type:
Central A/C
Central Air:
Yes
Heating:
Yes
Heating Type:
Forced Air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas

Utilities

Sewer Septic:
Public Sewer
Hot Water:
Natural Gas
Water Source
Public

Appliances

Appliances:
Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Microwave, Oven - Self Cleaning, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Laundry Type:
Main Floor

Schools

School District Name:
Cheltenham
School District Source:
Listing Agent

The Community

Subdivision Name:
Laverock
Senior Community:
No
HOA:
No
Condo/Coop Association:
No
Exterior Features:
Awning(s), Exterior Lighting
Spa:
No
Pool:
No Pool
Municipal Trash:
Yes

Parking

Total Garage and Parking Spaces:
5
Type of Parking:
Detached Garage, Driveway
Garage:
Yes
Garage Features:
Garage Door Opener
Garage Spaces:
1.00
Parking Features:
Asphalt Driveway, Paved Driveway
# of Detached Garage Spaces:
1
Driveway - # of Spaces:
4

Extra Units

Vacation Rental:
No

Schools

Rating Details
5

Glenside Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-4
  • 1.1 mi
5

Cheltenham High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 1.1 mi
7

Cedarbrook Middle School

  • Public
  • 7-8
  • 1.5 mi
4

Elkins Park School

  • Public
  • 5-6
  • 3.9 mi

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
9/1/20
Sold BRIGHT $475,000 -2.1%
7/14/20
Pending BRIGHT $485,000
6/21/20
Sold Subject To Contingencies BRIGHT $485,000

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