40 Wellesley Rd

Swarthmore, PA 19081 View Map $1,395,000 Schedule a Tour
Alvin Belden

Alvin Belden

(610) 212-4882
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Status: Under Contract
Listing Office:Bhhs Fox & Roach Wayne-Devon
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:PADE508088
Sq. Feet:8,420
Lot Size:1.93 Acres
Situated on nearly two magnificent acres, Riverview Farm Estate seamlessly blends character and history with 21st century upgrades for today's buyer! Originally built in 1916 as part of a 100-acre dairy farm, this stately home is filled with thoughtful detail throughout. Offering 6 bedrooms and 3.3 bathrooms, many of the original features remain in this Colonial style home, such as wide plank hardwood floors, original trim work and doors, built-in cabinetry, and 10 fireplaces. Upon entering the front door, you are greeted by the grand front-to-back foyer, with formal living and dining rooms on either side, and a beautiful extra wide staircase to the second level. The living room features original built-ins, a wood burning fireplace, and two sets of french doors that open to a covered patio with outdoor fireplace. The dining room with a gas fireplace, is perfect for all of your intimate gatherings. Also, on the first floor, you'll find the office and family room, both with fireplaces! The large family room opens to another outdoor covered patio overlooking the heated, in-ground pool. The updated kitchen and butler's pantry offer gorgeous new granite countertops, new fixtures, updated appliances, and original built-in cabinets. A back staircase leads to a private area with bedroom, sitting area, and an updated full bathroom - perfect as in-law/au pair suite. Continuing on the second floor, you'll find two guest rooms, one that opens to a balcony and offers a half bath and comfy sitting area with fireplace. The large master bedroom features a beautiful master bath updated in 2015, walk-in closet/dressing room, a fireplace, and has a connecting bedroom that could be used as a nursery or separate dressing area. Completing the second floor is an updated jack and jill hall bathroom. The third level of this home features two bedrooms (one currently used as exercise space), half bath, and a grand entertaining space with dormer windows, fireplace, and tall rounded ceilings. A partially finished full basement offers plenty of storage and an oversized laundry room with two washers and dryers. The grounds of this stunning property are professionally landscaped and feature a pond, covered patio areas, and a heated in-ground pool. There is also a detached 3-car garage with an apartment. This beautiful home, with all of its history and charm, is located within walking distance to the many shops and restaurants of Swarthmore Borough including the "Ville", close to the train station and I-95 for an easy commute to Philadelphia, and minutes to downtown Media offering year round activities and festivals! Call now for your appointment to see this amazing home - you won't be disappointed!

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Community Information

Address:40 Wellesley Rd Swarthmore, PA 19081
Area:Swarthmore Boro (10443)
Subdivision:Swarthmore Hills
Zip Code:19081

School Information

School System:Wallingford-Swarthmore
High School:Strath Haven
Middle School:Strath Haven


Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 3 Full / 3 Half
Year Built:1916
Exterior: Stone
Roof: Flat, Pitched, Rubber, Shingle
Basement: Full, Outside Entrance, Partially Finished
Garage: Oversized
Garage Spaces: 3.00
Detached Garage Spaces: 3

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:8420
Interior Features: Attic, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Stain/Lead Glass, Stall Shower, Store/Office, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Dryer, Water Heater
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Exercise Room, Laundry, Office, Master Bathroom
Fireplace Features: Gas/Propane, Wood
Floor: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Heated, M
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Underground Lawn Sprinkler
Pool: Yes - Personal
Pool Features: Fenced, Heated, In Ground
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio And Porch: Balconies- Multiple, Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened
Cooling: Central A/C
Heating: Forced Air
Cooking Fuel: Electric
Fuel On Site: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas


Master BedroomUpper 1 Level20x32Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood,Master Bedroom - Dressing Area,Walk-In Closet(s)
Dining RoomMain Level12x19Crown Molding,Fireplace - Gas,Flooring - HardWood,Formal Dining Room
Living RoomMain Level20x36Crown Molding,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
KitchenMain Level14x20Countertop(s) - Granite,Double Sink,Flooring - Tile,Island,Kitchen - Eat-in,Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Pantry
OfficeMain Level10x13Built-Ins,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
Family RoomMain Level16x33Built-Ins,Crown Molding,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 1Upper 1 Level10x12Flooring - Carpet
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level15x18Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level13x16Flooring - HardWood
Master BathroomUpper 1 LevelCountertop(s) - Quartz,Double Sink,Flooring - Tile,Hot Tub/Spa
LibraryUpper 1 Level13x14Balcony Access,Built-Ins,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
Sitting RoomUpper 1 Level12x40Flooring - HardWood
OtherUpper 2 Level25x52Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 4Upper 1 Level10x15Balcony Access,Ceiling Fan(s),Flooring - Carpet
Exercise RoomUpper 2 Level12x14Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 1Upper 2 Level21x23Built-Ins,Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
LaundryLower 1 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 1.93 Acres / 84070.8 Sq. Ft.
Lot Description: Front Yard, Landscaping, Pond, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Lot Number: 253-000
Parking: Detached Garage, Driveway
Parking Features: Circular Driveway, Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s), Paved Driveway, Private
Open Parking Spaces: 10.00
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Fencing: Wood
Directions:From E Baltimore Pike in Swarthmore, turn R on Swarthmore Ave, L onto Wellesley Ave, L onto Wellesley Road, driveway entrance at the end

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2020
Total Taxes: $47,456 (paid Annually)
School Tax: $38,399
Has Contingency: Yes



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Description: The property at 40 Wellesley Rd Swarthmore, PA 19081 in the Swarthmore Hills subdivision with the MLS# PADE508088 is currently listed for $1,395,000 and has been on the market for 64 days.



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