249 Forrest Road

MERION STATION, PA 19066MONTGOMERY-PA County

  • 4 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 3,012 sqft
  • 14,600 sqft lot
  • $232 per sqft
  • 1900 build

Imagine a home that feels like living in an English cottage set on a generous corner property on a tree lined quiet street in the heart of Merion Station. This authentic Main Line home proudly displays architectural features and details found only in a home that has and will withstand the test of time. These period appropriate elements are immediately apparent as you approach the solid wood front door w/ stained glass inset decorative windows and expansive porch. The backset staircase affords a wide welcoming foyer, w/ a fireside living room to your right & spacious dining room to your left. Walk through the butler~s pantry w/ built-in cabinets & sink to the kitchen w/ updated appliances, solid wood cabinets, tiled backsplash & hardwood floors. The warm inviting kitchen is part of an addition that was built including a powder room w/ en suite laundry & a light flooded open, airy fireside family room flanked by windows on all sides w/ a wall of built-ins & separate entrance. THIS ADDITION ADDS AN EXTRA 394 SQ. FT OF LIVING SPACE. A private, serene side garden is accessed from this family room. A back staircase, part of the addition, takes you up to the 2nd floor. As you ascend this 2-story windowed staircase you~ll enter the private master suite by way of a ~nook~; perfect as a home office, library or sitting area. A separate dressing area with 4 closets and ample built-in storage along w/ private bath completes the master bedroom suite. Second spacious bedroom & hall bath complete the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor boasts 2 equally spacious bedrooms and hall bath w/ a claw foot tub. There is a walk-in closet on this level providing an unusual and unique amount of storage. Basement is a perfect play-space with high ceilings and natural light measuring 11.5 X 21.5 on the finished side! More closets and storage in the basement as well; separate furnace room. All knob and tube was removed and replaced with updated wiring October 2019. All electrical was simultaneously updated. Central air in family room/kitchen addition only. Hardwood floors & a remarkable amount of storage & closet space throughout this home. This unique, incredible home is a 10 minute walk from the Paoli/Thorndale line at the Merion stop (R5). Walk to location includes the Merion Botanical Park, Merion Tribute House, Merion Elementary School, Wynnewood shops & restaurants & Narberth borough. Close proximity to houses of worship, private & parochial schools. Will you be the next fortunate buyer you were hoping to be? Don~t wait; this is a highly coveted area with million + dollar homes in a very special neighborhood in the award winning Lower Merion School District. Schedule a Private Showing

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Property details for 249 Forrest Road

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The Building

New Construction:
No
Construction Materials:
Masonry, Stone
Architectural Style:
Colonial
Year Built Source:
Public Records
Year Built:
1900
Structure Type:
Detached
Levels:
3+
Accessibility Features:
None
Basement:
Yes
Basement Type:
Full

Interior

Room List:
Bathroom 2
Fireplace:
Yes
Fireplaces:
2
Fireplace Features:
Gas/Propane, Wood

Room Dimensions

Total SQFT
3012
Living Area SQFT:
3,012 Sqft

Financial & Terms

Sale Type:
Standard
Possession:
Negotiable
Total Taxes Pymnt Freq:
Annually

Location

Directions:
East on Wynnewood Rd., left on Forrest, house is 1st house on right.
Latitude:
39.99464798
Longitude:
-75.25682831

The Property

Lot SQFT:
14,600 Sqft
Lot Features:
Corner
Lot Size Acres:
0.34
Lot Size Source:
Assessor
Lot Size Dimensions:
107.00 x 0.00
Other Structures:
Above Grade, Below Grade
Zoning:
R3
Water View:
No
Waterfront:
No
Navigable Water:
No
Water Access:
No
Water Oriented:
No
Riparian Rights:
No
Property Type:
Residential
Land Use Code:
1101

Listing Agent

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Office phone:
(610) 527-0900

Taxes

Tax ID Number:
40-00-18672-008
Tax Year:
2019
Tax Lot:
089
Tax Annual Amount:
$10,254
Year Assessed:
2019
Tax Assessed Value:
$273,820
County Tax:
947.00
City/Town Tax:
1147.00

Beds

Bedrooms:
4
Upper Level Bedrooms:
4
Bedrooms Upper Level:
2
Upper Level 1 Bedrooms:
2

Baths

Bathrooms Total Count:
4
Full Bathrooms:
3
Half Bathrooms:
1
Bathrooms Main Level:
1.00
Half Bathrooms Main Level:
1

Heating & Cooling

Cooling Type:
Central A/C, Wall Unit
Cooling Fuel:
Electric
Central Air:
Yes
Heating:
Yes
Heating Fuel:
Oil
Heating Type:
Hot Water

Utilities

Sewer Septic:
Public Sewer
Water Source
Public

Appliances

Laundry Type:
Main Floor

Schools

School District Name:
Lower Merion
High School:
LOWER MERION

The Community

Subdivision Name:
None Available
HOA:
No
Condo/Coop Association:
No
Senior Community:
No
Pool:
No Pool

Parking

Garage:
Yes
Garage Spaces:
2.00
Garage Features:
Garage - Front Entry
Type of Parking:
Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street
# of Detached Garage Spaces:
2
Total Garage and Parking Spaces:
2

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What it’s like to live at 249 Forrest Road

Your commute

WalkScore®

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38

Car-Dependent

Soundscore™

Provided by HowLoud

76

Moderate

Loud Moderate Quiet

Internet Speed

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987 Mbps

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Utility Costs

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$278 /mo.

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Sale history for 249 Forrest Road

DateEventPrice% ChangeSource
Nov 4, 2019Price Changed$699,000-6.7%BRIGHT
Oct 11, 2019Listed / Active$749,000BRIGHT

Schools near 249 Forrest Road

8

Merion Elementary School

Public K-5

7

Bala Cynwyd Middle School

Public 6-8

9

Lower Merion High School

Public 9-12

8

Merion Elementary School

Public K-5

N/A

St Katherine Day School

Private K-K

N/A

Overbrook Presbyterian Church Preschool

Private K-K

N/A

Temple Beth Hillel Beth El Early Childhood Center

Private K-K

N/A

Friends' Central School

Private K-12

N/A

Ad Prima Charter School

Public K-K

N/A

Overbrook School For The Blind

Private K-K

7

Bala Cynwyd Middle School

Public 6-8

N/A

Friends' Central School

Private K-12

9

Lower Merion High School

Public 9-12

N/A

Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia

Private 9-12

N/A

Friends' Central School

Private K-12

N/A

St Katherine Day School

Private K-K

N/A

Overbrook Presbyterian Church Preschool

Private K-K

N/A

Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia

Private 9-12

N/A

Temple Beth Hillel Beth El Early Childhood Center

Private K-K

N/A

Friends' Central School

Private K-12

N/A

Overbrook School For The Blind

Private K-K

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

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The details on 249 Forrest Road: This house located in Main Line, PA 19066 is currently for sale for $699,000. 249 Forrest Road is a 3,012 square foot house with 4 beds and 4 baths. 249 Forrest Road is in the Main Line neighborhood of MERION STATION and has a WalkScore® of 38, making it car-dependent. This house is in the attendance area of Merion Elementary School, Bala Cynwyd Middle School, and Lower Merion High School.

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