801 Yale Avenue – #911


801 Yale Avenue #911, Swarthmore, PA 19081

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Step into this exquisitely appointed loft-style flat and enjoy all the 2. 010219-801-yale-ave-#911-03amenities the Strath Haven lifestyle has to offer. The founder of Bonitatibus Architects wasretained in 2013 for a complete reimagining of this space. The result is an elegant, opened-up dwelling that makes the most of the natural light and flow, while putting every inch of space to work to maximize storage and promote an organized lifestyle.


14. 010219-801-yale-ave-#911-15The spacious great room introduces the soft neutral colors, white oak plank floors, and custom lighting and fixtures found throughout.
Relax and enjoy the vista through the wall of glass overlooking the balcony as you sip your morning coffee.


The renovated open kitchen has sleek5. 010219-801-yale-ave-#911-06 European finishes and high-performing Gallery Series Frigidaire stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. Maple cabinets, granite countertops, and custom under cabinet and pendant lighting bring form to this functional space. Keep the cook company at the seating island, or spill into the dining area, which has plenty of space for a large table.


The laundry room boasts a tile floor and a combo washer/dryer, allowing ample space for maple cabinets to keep things tidy.


An open archway welcomes you to the sumptuous master suite. The10. 010219-801-yale-ave-#911-11 bedroom boasts sconces and an expanded semi walk-in closet. An alcove leading to the bathroom offers plenty of space for a linen cabinet. The gorgeously renovated master bath has a tile floor, an industrial style vanity, a tower of built-in storage shelves, and an oversized stall shower with cobblestone slate and tile surround and a European barn-style glass door.


3. 010219-801-yale-ave-#911-04From the large-scale layout improvements, to the sensible upgrades including new electrical and plumbing, on down to the details, like frosted glass pocket doors, Restoration Hardware fixtures, LED lighting and custom window treatments, this thoughtful renovation will bring comfort and enjoyment for years to come.  Included in the sale are a 1st floor storage room and a rare Yale Avenue entry carport.


Ideally located in a small college town – just blocks from the beautiful campus and arboretum, town library, shops and commuter train station – this lovely home will be the setting for many happy memories.


Strath Haven residents enjoy life in a highly sought-after community with swimming pool, library, bicycle storage, workshop and van service. The Strath Haven has been designated Gold Star status by Pennsylvania CAI. Its monthly fee is the most comprehensive in the area, and includes ALL utilities except phone/cable/internet.


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!


If you would like to learn more about life at the Strath Haven, please visit the community website here!


If you would like to learn what makes the Strath Haven a Gold Star Community, please visit the CAI website here!

Exterior creekside

The Strath Haven is located in the heart of Swarthmore.


In the lower left portion of this picture you can see the Strath Haven van, which provides FREE daily transportation to residents to a variety of shopping and other locations.


A light-filled common lobby impresses guests and is one of many places where residents enjoy socializing.

Mail rm

The mail room is handily located just off the main entrance. Take a look at the Strath Haven website to see the well-stocked library, the community room, and even the bike storage room!

On site office

An on-site management office with full-time dedicated staff is a rare luxury.

Secure entry

Entry for residents is via security fob. Guests may call up using this key pad.


The Strath Haven has been designated a Gold Star Community – the highest honor bestowed by Pennsylvania CAI. Gold Star Communities are fiscally responsible, and well-maintained, with transparent management and a focus on promoting a high quality of life for residents.

The pool is inviting and open all summer long - free to residents!

The pool is inviting and open all summer long – free to residents!

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21 Picture perfect Swarthmore

Just blocks away, the town center has a library, shops, grocery store, restaurants, cafe, and…

...the R3 train station - complete with bike racks!

…the R3 train station – complete with bike racks! Walk to town, take your car, OR take the van service!