The median home value in Swarthmore, PA is $235,300.
the county median home value of $180,700.
The national median home value is $170,100.
The average price of homes sold in Swarthmore, PA is $235,300.
Approximately 68.06% of Swarthmore homes are owned,
compared to 24.98% rented, while
6.97% are vacant.
Swarthmore real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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Built in 1928, the grand stone home on 301 N. Swarthmore Avenue, is currently the residence of its sixth owners. Undoubtedly, this exquisite home was built for grace and grandeur as well as entertaining, and has been host to many star studded parties attended by Hollywood notables! This classic Swarthmore home enjoys the elegance of a home built in a past era replete with fireplaces, panel doors, high ceilings, and gorgeous pegged hardwood floors. These features are accompanied by the convenience of modern amenities such as central air, Eat In Kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, tile floor and backsplash, ceiling fan, tall hardwood Maple cabinets with crown molding, under cabinet and recessed lighting. The fabulous 25'x23' light filled Family Room with palladium windows, floor to ceiling stone fireplace, recessed lighting and surround sound system truly makes this home exceptional. With many spacious rooms that are enhanced by decorative wood work, this home offers ideal space for both gracious entertaining and comfortable family living. Features include a luxurious and expansive Master Bedroom Suite with Sitting Room warmed by tile surround fireplace, large walk in closet and sumptuous Master Bath, light filled Morning Room, and large second floor Office. The 2 car garage has an expansive 2nd floor with heat, air conditioning, and electricity. Currently a woodworking shop with garage shelving, this fabulous space would be ideal for a yoga studio, artist's space or home gym. In a prime location and close to train service to Center City, swim club, parks, quaint village of Swarthmore, major routes and cultural events at Swarthmore College, 301 N. Swarthmore Avenue is the ideal place to call home!
THIS IS A FABULOUS beautifully updated 19th Century 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Victorian in the center of Swarthmore formerly resided in by one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, W.H. Auden. This beautiful, freshly painted home is adorned with a gorgeous new, mahogany front porch -- with an authentic Victorian relief. Enter into the gorgeous Foyer with high ceilings and a door leading to the fabulous Mudroom with ceramic tile floor, laundry hook-up and access to the backyard. To the right of the Foyer is a beautiful custom wood raised-panel opening with built-in shelving and filing drawers. As you enter the immense Living Room, you are struck by the architectural interest, high ceilings, the wonderful seating areas and the large over-sized windows! Beyond the Living Room is a fabulous custom Gourmet Kitchen with beautiful Superwhite granite countertops, custom Goebel cabinetry, a gorgeous whimsical ceramic tile backsplash, Farmhouse sink and knock-out Viking Range! Beyond the kitchen is a fabulous Family Room area that could accommodate a large eating table or a more casual sitting area. There are 3 walls of windows so the room is full of light and there are lovely views of the beautiful backyard and gorgeous slate patio. Adjacent to the kitchen is a cozy circular Dining Room with Gas Fireplace and lovely ceramic tile surround. This room can lend itself to a cozy Den if preferred - lots of options for the rooms in this house! There is a full bath on this floor as well! Upstairs, you are greeted by two Bedrooms each with a closet and hardwood floors and a Hall Bath. At the end of the hall, you enter into the remodeled Master Suite which boasts a lovely bedroom with Pella sliding door to the juliette balcony overlooking the charming backyard, 2 fabulous walk-in closets (one cedar) and absolutely gorgeous Master Bathroom with Jacuzzi, Carrara Marble Shower with marble basketweave flooring and custom Goebel cabinetry. This Master Suite is truly a dream set-up! The third floor has 2 wonderful bedrooms with treetop views and a small but full bath! There are gorgeous authentic art deco vents throughout the house adding to the charm! The grounds have been newly landscaped yet still maintain the mature plantings providing plenty of privacy! The slate Patio is wonderful for entertaining or al fresco dining. Finally, the location is a stones throw from downtown Swarthmore! Square footage is larger than reflected in public record
Wow! This impeccable,beautifully maintained and totally Updated Colonial is not to be missed! Far away from the street with a large fenced back yard and plenty of parking. Enter the wide Center Hall Foyer to Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace has Two Sets of French Doors to the Amazing Sun Room with Heated Tile Floor and Sliders to the Back Patio. Formal Dining Room with Access to the Gorgeous Eat-In Kitchen with Granite Island, Gas Cooking, Tile Backslash, Desk Area and Sliders to the Patio. Beautiful Cherry Hardwood Floors, Newer Pella Windows with Plantation Shutters, Wainscoting and Recessed Lighting throughout. Updated Powder Room off the Kitchen complete the Floor. The Second Floor Features a Large Master Bedroom with Two Large/Deep Closets and a Master Bathroom with Stall Shower, Single Sink Vanity and Heated Tile Flooring. Second Bedroom with French Doors to a Large Closet, Third Bedroom and Full Hall Bathroom with Tub Shower and Laundry Area complete the Floor. Fantastic Fully Finished Basement with Powder Room, Family Room, Sitting Area and Rec Area (currently being used as an exercise area). Fully Fenced Back Yard with a One Car Detached Garage, Large Patio overlooking the Deep/Level Yard and a Private Driveway! Award Winning Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. Walk to Downtown Swarthmore. Conveniently Located near All Major Commuting Routes & Septa Train! The Home is a MUST SEE!
Move into your brand new home before the beginning of the school year! New Home currently being built in Swarthmore Borough with the character of a traditional Swarthmore home! This home is located in the highly regarded Wallingford-Swarthmore School District and just blocks away from Swarthmore College, local restaurants and shops. Swarthmore Borough was rated by Philadelphia Magazine as 1 of "10 Awesome Neighborhoods To Call Home." You can just imagine yourself sitting on the large front porch and enjoying the views of the park located right across the street. Home will include many upgrades including custom fireplace and an island in the kitchen. The pictures provided are of the home being built, but exterior is not yet complete.
IF YOU HAVE SEEN THIS HOME BEFORE, IT'S TIME TO SEE IT AGAIN!! The home was temporarily off the market to complete nearly $25K in IMPROVEMENTS!! This stunning restored Colonial rests in one of Philadelphia Magazine's "15 Most Family Friendly Suburbs." This completely renovated beauty boasts 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces and plenty of room to roam! The inviting foyer is flanked by the formal dining room on one side and the formal living room on the other. From here, enter through French doors into the expansive family room. The delightfully appointed gourmet kitchen features Tuscany cabinetry with elegant crown molding, tile floor and backsplash, granite countertops and a large center island. A full bath and a sun-filled bonus room(which could be an office, library, playroom, etc.) round out the main floor. The second floor features an expansive master suite with tray ceiling, fireplace, and huge walk-in closet. The master bath has tile floor and shower surround, a double-bowl vanity with granite top and oil-rubbed bronze fixtures. Three additional bedrooms (all over-sized,)two more FULL baths(4 in all!), and a centrally located laundry room complete the second floor. The walkout basement, complete with large gas fireplace provides another 800 sq. ft. of newly finished living space; the perfect teen hangout, media room, man cave, au pair suite?.you name it! New drainage system with sump pump has also been installed here. All mechanicals (electric, plumbing, HVAC) are also updated. The beautiful back yard is perfect for hosting cookouts or family gatherings. You'll also enjoy the convenient side entrance off the driveway, a stylish paver patio, and a spacious 2-car garage with ample storage above. Award-winning public schools, close proximity to the town center's shops, library, and restaurants, easy access to the airport and the city?This home has it all! ONE YEAR HOME WARRANTY INCLUDED. Appliance allowance also negotiable! LA has partial ownership in property.
Fabulous New Colonial in Swarthmore on 1/3 acre lot. 4 Bedrm, 2.5 Bath Stone front, 2 car Garage. Covered Front Porch, Open Floor Plan, Kitchen w/ island & pantry, Gas Fireplace in Family Room, Turned Staircase in 2 story Foyer, Master Bedroom w/ lg walk in closet & Luxury Master Bath w/ seperate shower & tub, double sink, 3 Add'l Nice size Bedrooms, 2nd Flr Laundry Rm, Deep Level Yard. MAIN LEVEL: Foyer w/ wood flr, Living Room w/ columns, Dining Room, Kitchen w/ pantry closet, ample cabinetry, island, granite counters, Breakfast Room, Family Room w/ gas fireplace, Powder Room w/ wood flr & pedestal sink. UPPER LEVEL: Balcony overlooking foyer, Double Doors to Master Bedroom w/ large walk in closet, Master Bath w/ double bowl vanity, soaking tub, shower stall, Bedroom 2 w/ double closet & access to Full Bath w/ double bowl vanity & tub/shower combo, Bedroom 3 w/ double closet, Bedroom 4 w/ double closet, Laundry Room. BASEMENT: Unfinished. 2 Car Garage w/ inside access. Gas Heating, Central Air, 200 amp CB, Poured Concrete Foundation, Crown Mldg in Foyer, Living & Dining Rms, Chair Rail in Dining Rm, Argon insulated Windows. Close to downtown Swarthmore, Boro Park, regional rail & award winning Wallingford Swarthmore schools. Ask about ways to customize your new home now !
Built in 1905, this completely renovated 4 bedroom 2.5 bath 3-story Victorian is located just a short walk to downtown Swarthmore and Train Station. Lived in & remodeled by a 25 year tradesman from the ground up and inside out. All new HVAC with new ductwork and 2 zones. Newer 40 gallon hot water heater. Plumbing is new with all quality 3/4" copper supply. Electric has been completed redone with 14 gauge grounded wire back to a new 200 AMP circuit breaker panel. Go green with a 2,860 Watt Solar Panel array on the roof while achieving comfort with all new windows & new insulation which will reduce the monthly utility bills for decades. Exterior cedar siding has been treated recently. The entire roof has been replaced with ice & water shield + a 25 year shingle. NEW driveway with cobblestone divider & parking for 5+ cars off street. The barn/garage is new and has a 60 AMP subpanel, work bench, drafting table with finished second floor bonus room with an additional 300 sq. ft. & includes heat, ceiling fans with wood floors & walls. Gardens are beautiful with specimen trees like Magnolia, Weeping Cheery, Dogwood and Japanese Maple. First floor has 2 covered porches with columns and brackets and bead board ceilings. First floor flooring and woodwork is all quarter sawn Oak and Chestnut with an early American stain. There is crown molding throughout the first floor. Wood burning fireplace, sunny bay window with plenty of light facing South. Dining room is good size and has a bar sink and beverage frig. Kitchen has plenty of Maple cabinets, stainless GE Appliances, granite countertops, pendant lights, under cabinet lights, Sonoma Stellar crackle subway tile backsplash and 3 piece crown molding. Powder room has a custom quarter sawn Oak vanity with granite top and hammered stainless steel sink. 2nd floor has large master bedroom with walkout bay, 10 windows and large closet. 2nd floor bath has double bowl vanity, cherry cabinets, granite top, heated floor, medicine cabinet with lights, fan and heat lamp, oversized 5'6" x 36" tub with forced air jets. Great second bedroom with 3 windows & a closet. 3rd floor has another small bedroom with 3 windows & closet, small bath with shower that has tumbled tile surround and pebble floor. 3rd floor rear bedroom is mid-sized with 5' slider that opens to a 8' x 14' porch looking into the backyard with park views. Includes Home Warranty.
Five Bedroom Dutch Colonial filled with the grace and beauty of another era ? AND only 3 short blocks from the Swarthmore Train Station! Two staircases, transom windows, crown molding, hardwood floors, built-in curio and bookcases - are some of the lovely details you will find in this 1890's charmer. Modern conveniences like brand new central air, a new furnace, newer roof, professional landscaping and closets galore add to the magic of this home. First floor features: giant, over-sized Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Powder Room. There is a petite Deck off the Kitchen that overlooks a gorgeous, deep yard with a basketball court tucked in the corner! Second floor offers 3 Bedrooms and a renovated, full Bathroom. On the third floor, there are two more Bedrooms plus a HUGE closet (possibly another Bathroom?). Wonderful location on one of Swarthmore's best streets ? just a stone's throw to the train, shops and restaurants. House also features underground electric fence and home security system. 7 Star Home Warranty included as well.
Enter a bygone era through the front door of this grand Victorian. The current owners have lovingly brought the details to life reviving the beautiful wood work, handsome tile fireplaces, pocket doors and wooden floors. The built-in full window shutters are all in place and very useful still. Despite the age, you will not be deprived of modern Kitchen and Baths or the new roof and gas furnace. The Deck, fenced yard (with a dog run) and a 2 car Garage with storage are all a plus. Besides that, you'll be 2 blocks from the train, college and town. This stone beauty is a MUST see! They don't make them like this anymore. Also includes HSA Home Warranty.
Everyone wants the " Builders Home"--Here it is!! Top quality throughout, from the spectacular entry with the sweeping curved staircase, imported tile and soaring ceilings to the unbelievable gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets center island, built in wine rack corian counters breakfast room. Dazzling family room with fireplace leading to screened porch, spacious formal living room with large windows, elegant formal dining room, first floor office and powder rm entrance to oversized two car garage. 2nd flr Luxurious master bedroom suite with sitting room, fireplace, large closets, immerse yourself in your own private sunken jacuzzi bath set into the center of the room surrounded by custom cabinety shower and hair washing sink in this exquisite master bath. Three other generous size bedrooms featuring hall bth and jack and jill bathroom. lower level is a magnificent retreat featuring ,custom wet bar,large family rm and game rm and walk-in cedar closet. This home is set in an unparalleled setting landscaped with care and expertise.