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224 N Bowman Avenue
MERION STATION, PA 19066

  • 8 beds
  • 10 baths
  • 9,692 sqft
  • ~2 acre lot
  • $257 per sqft
  • 1922 build

Grandeur from the peak of the golden era on the Main Line… when homes were built as a statement to the enduring legacy of their creators, with materials & craftsmanship meant to last through the ages…in homage to their European inspirations! Once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the most spectacular homes in Lower Merion! The perfect marriage of Old World sophistication with all the luxury of modern day amenities. Only the finest materials & highest levels of precision craftsmanship were used to construct & maintain this stately home. Exquisite gas-lit iron gates open to a long private driveway, lined by lush hedges, specimen trees & stone fountains, leading to the residence. A balustrade terrace takes you to the oversized front door entry with glass sidelights & opens to the grand foyer with black & white marble floor & elegant staircase & leads to the Formal Living Room & Formal Dining Room both with architectural details & fireplaces. An updated Kitchen with professional appliances, Butler Pantry, Mud room with door to parking area & garages & door to the rear yard, heated Pool & Terrace. Office/Study, Family room, Sunroom with built-in entertainment bar, opening to the rear terrace plus French doors to the spacious heated greenhouse. Two guest powder rooms & a door from the center hall open to the terrace & completes the main level. The gracious 2nd level offers Master suite with his/her bathrooms & dressing rooms plus 4 en-suite bedrooms. Rear stairway to the original servant quarters with 2 large bedrooms a full hall bath plus storage rooms. The 3rd floor with 2 family bedrooms & an updated full bath also boasts a sitting room. There is garaging for 3 cars with a stairway to a one bedroom apartment with a kitchenette & full bath….plus a gardeners cottage. An absolutely spectacular property, yet comfortable also, for everyday family living & gatherings. Featuring park-like grounds & privacy, yet close to shops, fine dining, sought after Lower Merion Schools & most conveniently located, just minutes to all major roadways, King of Prussia, Center City, Philadelphia Airport, R-5 train & an easy train ride to New York City!

BRIGHT logo Listing courtesy of BRIGHT / BHHS Fox & Roach-Gladwyne

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Nov 8, 2021 •

MLS# PAMC693862 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1922
Year Built Source:
Assessor
New Construction:
No
Construction Materials:
Masonry
Structure Type:
Detached
Architectural Style:
Other
Levels:
3.5
Roof:
Tile
Security Features:
24 hour security, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Security Gate, Security System, Smoke Detector, Surveillance Sys
Window Features
Palladian
Accessibility Features:
None
Basement:
Yes
Basement Type:
Full
Above Grade Finished Area Units:
Square Feet
Above Grade Fin SQFT:
9692
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

Interior

Interior Features:
2nd Kitchen, Attic, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Kitchenette, Primary Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Wood Floors
Flooring Type:
Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble, Terrazzo
Fireplace:
Yes
Fireplaces:
4
Living Area SQFT Source:
Assessor

Room Dimensions

Total SQFT
9692
Living Area SQFT:
9,692 Sqft

Financial & Terms

Sale Type:
Standard
Possession:
Negotiable

Location

Directions:
West on Montgomery Avenue to right on North Bowman to 224 North Bowman Avenue
Cross Street:
Montgomery
Latitude:
40.00865000
Longitude:
-75.24410000
Location Type:
Suburban

The Property

Property Type:
Residential
Property Condition:
Good
Lot Size Acres:
1.78
Lot Size Source:
Estimated
Lot Size Dimensions:
468.00 x 0.00
Lot SQFT:
77,500 Sqft
Inclusions:
see agent
Exclusions:
see agent
Additional Parcels:
No
Other Structures:
Above Grade, Below Grade
Fencing:
Fully, Other
Outdoor Living Structures:
Patio(s), Porch(es), Terrace
Zoning:
RESIDENTIAL
Water View:
No
Waterfront:
No
Navigable Water:
No
Water Access:
No
Water Oriented:
No
Lot Size Units:
Square Feet
Riparian Rights:
No
Tidal Water:
No

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax ID Number:
40-00-06364-004
Tax Year:
2021
Tax Annual Amount:
$37,039
Tax Assessed Value:
$950,000
Year Assessed:
2021
School Tax
29608.0
County Tax:
3450.00
City/Town Tax:
3980.00
Total Taxes Pymnt Freq:
Annually

Beds

Bedrooms:
8
Upper Level Bedrooms:
8
Upper Level 1 Bedrooms:
8

Baths

Bathrooms Total Count:
10
Full Bathrooms:
7
Half Bathrooms:
3
Bathrooms Main Level:
2.00
Half Bathrooms Main Level:
2
Upper Level Full Baths:
7
Lower Level Half Baths:
1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels:
7
Bathrooms Count Upper Level:
7.00
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels:
1
Bathrooms Count Lower Level:
1.00
Bathrooms Full Upper Level:
7
Bathrooms Half Lower Level:
1

The Listing

Virtual Tour:
Virtual Tour
Buyer's Brokerage Compensation:
2.5%
Buyer Agency Comp Type:
% Of Gross
Transaction Broker Compensation:
2.5

Heating & Cooling

Cooling Fuel:
Electric
Cooling Type:
Central A/C
Central Air:
Yes
Heating:
Yes
Heating Type:
Heat Pump(s), Hot Water
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas

Utilities

Utilities:
Cable TV
Sewer Septic:
Public Sewer
Electric Service:
Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Hot Water:
Natural Gas
Water Source
Public

Appliances

Appliances:
Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Laundry Type:
Lower Floor

Schools

Elementary School:
Cynwyd
Middle School:
Bala Cynwyd
High School:
LOWER MERION
School District Name:
Lower Merion
School District Source:
3rd Party

The Community

Subdivision Name:
Merion Estates
Senior Community:
No
HOA:
No
Condo/Coop Association:
No
Exterior Features:
Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Water Fountains
Pool:
Yes - Personal
Pool Features:
In Ground, Heated, Filtered, Fenced
Association Recreation Fee:
No

Parking

Total Garage and Parking Spaces:
3
Type of Parking:
Driveway, Attached Garage
Garage:
Yes
Garage Features:
Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Oversized
Garage Spaces:
3.00
Parking Features:
Circular Driveway, Fenced
# of Attached Garage Spaces:
3

Extra Units

Vacation Rental:
No

Schools

Rating Details

Cynwyd Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 0.3 mi

Bala Cynwyd Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 0.4 mi

Lower Merion High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 1.9 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Flood Factor

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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Flood Insurance

Recommended: MassiveCert estimates that this property is in FEMA Zone X, which means that flood insurance is recommended, but not required.

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ClimateCheck

64 /100
  • Storm Risk
  • Very High

38 /100
  • Drought Risk
  • Significant

100 /100
  • Heat Risk
  • Extreme

0 /100
  • Fire Risk
  • Relatively Low

ClimateCheck® ratings reflect hazard risk at a property relative to the rest of the contiguous United States. Ratings are based on projected 2050 risk and the change from historical risk.

A rating of 1 represents the lowest risk; 100 is the highest.

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Utility Costs

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
11/8/21
Pending BRIGHT $2,499,000
10/26/21
Sold Subject To Contingencies BRIGHT $2,499,000
10/20/21
Price Changed BRIGHT $2,499,000 -16.7%

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