559 Westminster Avenue

Under Contract!

559 Westminster Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081

1 Front Ext.

This classic stone front colonial is in move-in condition and offers a wealth of fun extras as well as a perfect location just blocks from a beautiful park, two playgrounds, and downtown Swarthmore’s train station and village.

Step into the spacious living room for a taste of the refinished oak floors and soft neutral colors found throughout. Replacement windows throughout let the sunshine in and mini-split ductless Central Air keeps the home running efficiently. The formal dining room boasts French doors leading out to the deck and the large, fenced backyard. The thoughtfully updated kitchen features a tile floor, maple cabinets topped with glossy granite, and stainless-steel appliances, including a Frigidaire dual fuel range, GE built-in microwave and GE integrated control dishwasher. Off the kitchen are the updated powder room with tile floor and pedestal sink, as well as the fourth bedroom or office/play room. This flexible space has Brazilian cherry floors and a large closet with built-in organizers. Upstairs, the master suite is quite spacious with three large closets with built-in organizers, two mosaic mirror features, and an en suite full bath with a stall shower. Two additional bedrooms, each with bright windows and large closets can also be found on the second floor. The Jack & Jill bath between them has been sumptuously renovated with a tile floor, double bowl sink vanity with glass accent backsplash and a jacuzzi tub with shower featuring a tile surround and built-in shelves. A pull-down electric stair ladder allows easy access to the attic storage area. The lower level has been finished into a large family room with plush carpet. Afull bath with marble tile floor, handsome wainscoting, and a stall shower with rain shower head as well as laundry facilities may also be found on this level. Outside, the large level yard is fully fenced. Bonus upgrades include: extensive outdoor lights and hardscaping, a Kohler whole-house generator, an endless pool with two jacuzzi seats and a small side patio with a pergola. Best of all is the location – just blocks from Swarthmore College campus, the village shops, library and train station!

Are you new to the Swarthmore area? My blog (accessed from my home page here) has an A Day In the Life in Swarthmore article here archived weekly Activities in Swarthmore, Wallingford & Media like the one here which may provide more specific details about things to do in our vibrant community! The Community Links page here will give you one-stop access to relevant links to our top-notch local schools, arts community, SEPTA (our regional rail system) and more!

2. Entry LR3. LR4. LR5. Entry DR6. DR7. Kitchen8. Kitchen9. Kitchen MAYBE11. Kitchen12. BR 413. Powder room14. Stairs to 2nd floor MAYBE15. MBR16. MBR17. MBR18 MBath19. BR 220. BR 221. J&J Bath22. J&J Bath23. BR 324. BR 325. Bsmt FR28. Bsmt Bath30. Ext. hardscaping MAYBE31. Rear Ext.32. Pool33. Rear door34. Rear lawn35. Rear lawn and deck

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If you would like to be among the first buyers to see this very special home, please have your agent contact me to arrange a private appointment. Showings begin on Tuesday, April 30th.

If you are not working with an agent, feel free to contact me at carrie@dpwelsh.com.

Bonus pictures:

Here some examples of lovely activities in the village – music in the amphitheater, outdoor dining at the Coop, and the annual Charity Fun Fair! (Bonus photos courtesy of Linda Heffernan)