801 Yale Avenue – #918


801 Yale Avenue #918, Swarthmore, PA 19081

2. Great Room

Move right into this expanded two-bedroom corner condo, with a sumptuously renovated open kitchen as well as fresh paint and carpet. The perfect location next to the Harvard elevator allows easy access from your unit right to the Harvard entrance, making shopping day a breeze. Step into the expanded great room, which offers plenty of space for entertaining. The beautifully renovated open kitchen boasts maple cabinets, gleaming granite counter tops, a farmhouse sink and stainless-steel appliances. Under cabinet lighting adds to the ambiance. The sheltered balcony overlooks historic Mary Lyon House on the wooded cliffside. Curl up here with a book and a cup of tea and let the hours flow by peacefully. The corner location of this unit allows soft light and pretty views in the spacious master bedroom with its wall of closets and full master bath with stall shower. The second bedroom boasts a wall of built-in bookcases. The hall bath offers updates including a new toilet and fixtures. In-unit laundry simplifies wash day. Ideally located in a small college town – just blocks from the beautiful campus and arboretum, town library, shops and commuter train station – this peaceful home will be the setting for many happy memories.

3. Great Room4. Living Room5. Living Room6. Kitchen7. Kitchen8. Kitchen9. Kitchen10. Kitchen11. Kitchen12. DR13. DR14. DR200709-StrathHaven918-005200709-StrathHaven918-006200709-StrathHaven918-007200709-StrathHaven918-008200709-StrathHaven918-018200709-StrathHaven918-019200709-StrathHaven918-020200709-StrathHaven918-021200709-StrathHaven918-022200709-StrathHaven918-023200709-StrathHaven918-024200709-StrathHaven918-025200709-StrathHaven918-026

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!


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!