Price Reduction - Golf Course
Address
8 Irving Road Wallingford, PA
Price
$ 799,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PADE527302
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDELAWARE
  • CityWallingford
  • AreaNether Providence Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19086
  • StyleColonial,Georgian
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes22578
  • Price$ 799,900
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5656
  • Lot Size0.69 Acres
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Property Description

Tucked away on a lush, private cul-de-sac just south of Swarthmore is this grand, 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath, 1930 Georgian stone colonial in the highly-acclaimed Wallingford-Swarthmore school district. Sophisticated and elegant in design from a bygone era, this is a wonderful family home in an idyllic woodsy setting. Detailed moldings, ornate woodwork, deep window sills, 2 functioning fireplaces, and hardwood floors throughout lend warmth and old-world charm. At 5,000+ square-feet it has three floors of living space, a huge gourmet kitchen, circular driveway, spacious back yard, attached garage, and plenty of storage all situated on just under an acre of land surrounded by mature trees, heirloom roses and stone walls. Enter from the front or side door to the grand L-shaped center hall, currently used as a music room and guest seating area. The formal living room with ornate fireplace is soaked in beautiful natural light all day. Across the hall, the den/family room with fireplace and built-ins provides an intimate family space or quiet retreat. Just off the den is a year-round sun room now used as a brightly lit in-home office. A covered outside porch, accessible from the living room, overlooks the large, fenced-in backyard with plenty of space for a swing set, a trampoline, and room for a dog to run freely and safely. On the North wing is a gorgeous, 33' x 16' eat-in kitchen, complete with high-end stainless-steel appliances such as a Miele oven, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Jenn-Aire cooktop, and a modern wine chiller. Enjoy effortless domesticity with its refurbished original, glass-front cabinets, solid brass hardware, traditional oak counters, copper vegetable sink, and terra cotta floors. Memorable dinners with family and friends await you in the large and inviting dining room with a bay window and a bar/serving nook. A hidden back staircase leads from the kitchen to the second floor. A grand walnut staircase off the entry hall brings you past a stunning palladium window on the way up to 5 bedrooms on the second floor (4 of which were recently outfitted with new carpeting), three with walk-in closets. The 3 second-floor bathrooms capture the bold colors and aesthetics of 1930s art-deco design, each with marble window sills and classic porcelain fixtures of the era. A studio-style guest suite on the third floor enjoys a full stylish bathroom of its own, a cedar walk-in closet, and close proximity to an unfinished storage room that can be easily converted into an additional bedroom. The huge, unfinished basement, with the potential for even more living space, provides loads of storage and direct access to the garage as well as to an elevator(!) that extends to the second floor. This home is mere steps from Houston Park and hiking trails that lead to open athletic fields at the Field of Dreams. For social recreation, it's right down the street from the Spring Haven Country/Golf Club and the Wallingford Swim Club. Quick access to Rte 95, Philadelphia International Airport, and downtown Philly; and a short drive to Wallingford and Swarthmore train stations. Convenient access to the quaint restaurant scenes of downtown Media and Swarthmore, as well as an assortment of grocery stores and retail shopping in the immediate surrounding areas.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Swarthmore-Rutledge School Elementary School Strath Haven Middle School Strath Haven High School
Price History
10/1/2020 Listed $849,000
10/23/2020 6% - $799,900

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Appliances Cooktop, Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven - Double, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer
Architectural Style Colonial, Georgian
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
County DELAWARE
Elementary School SWARTHMORE-RUTLEDGE SCHOOL
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Stone Retaining Walls
Flooring Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Carpet, Tile/Brick
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air, Baseboard - Electric
High School STRATH HAVEN
High School District WALLINGFORD-SWARTHMORE
Interior Features Attic, Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Cedar Closet(s), Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Junior High STRATH HAVEN
Levels 2.5
MLS Area Nether Providence Twp (10434)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Circular Driveway
Patio/Porch Features Porch(es), Patio(s)
Possession 31-60 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 141.43
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Asphalt
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2019
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RESIDENTIAL

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 5656
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Electric, Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 5656
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, Office, Bedroom 6, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom, Full Bath, Half Bath
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 1
Garage Features Garage - Rear Entry
Horse Y/N No
Inclusions Kitchen refridgerator, washer and dryer. All in as-is condition with no monetary value.
Lot Dimensions 174.00 x 230.00
Lot Size Acres 0.69
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 29969.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 7
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19086

Price
AVG $610K
$800K
Taxes
AVG $13,491
$22,578
Visits
AVG 91
20
Year Built
AVG 1943
1900

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