Towerless Victorian Second Empire home with Mansard Roof dating back to 1920's. This house offers convenience and a large amount of viable land to develop if you choose as you live there. Compare this to many homes on market and evaluate the land potential. When you consider the price consider the land as an additive to that price. Dont be shy. If your offer seems reasonable the owner will consider. Build something add a pool compare the schools do your research and then give this house a consideration. The shrubs and gardening designed by owner provides both flowering plants and Vegetable Garden. In lieu of a Veranda enjoy an open front Porch with concrete surface. Take in the Summer or Fall breezes. Property sets on multiple lots thus addressing of 1008 - 1012 Elmwood Ave -- single deed. Enter and find Hardwood Staircase in a natural finish to the 2nd Floor. Other locations on this floor sports this same hardwood and finish. As you go down center hallway you have a Dining Room to your left and just off that room is a spacious plus room housing the Laundry area. Note here that : Freezer, Washer, Dryer and a Samsung Refrigerator in Kitchen will not be included in sale. They will leave a Frigidaire Refrigerator which is presently in Kitchen. Plenty of Windows throughout the downstairs so your first inclination when you enter won't be to turn on the lights likewise upper rooms 2nd and 3rd story also plenty of natural lighing. Off the Hall to the Right is the Living Room. In the corner forward to front of home is a space where you could house a Franklin Stove and has venting in place if you wish that amenity. Present owner preferred not utilizing this space and hookup. Off the Living Room and just forward of Kitchen is a Combination plus room and Bath. as you come to end of hall you have a Kitchen with double doors to an outside exit and Kitchen runs the width of the home. It provides complete updates. The owner upon acquiring title created an interior entrance to the basement and the mechanical's: Heater, Hot Water Heater and Circuit breakers are housed there. The basement is unfinished. There is a steel cellar door leading to outside from basement and exits about the parking lot. The Parking lot is surrounded by gardens and is fenced and gated to provide entry to the super large yard with 2 Sheds. From the front door area you go to 2nd floor which provides 3 nice size Bedrooms. Master has a huge bathroom with walk in his/her closet, Jacuzzi and dressing area. Its a must see. There is a hardwood staircase to the 3rd floor which has another plus area and a very large added Bedroom. The house has been totally updated: Roofing, Plumbing, Electrical and Heater Serviced and systems run perfectly. The taxes less than 6K is a bargain in comparison with a home of this size and condition in Aldan, Lansdowne, East Lansdowne or Yeadon. Its also in the Southeast Delco School District. A home this size in any of those areas would likely again cost more. You also have privy to one of the larger lots I have seen in any of those areas to include much of Upper Darby which often sport Postage stamps size lots.
Your buying a home which has charm and comfort. Take a tour. You are near Philly, New Castle County, West Chester and the main line. You are not far from terminals and the bus stops at your front door, If you are after vintage you have to see this one. Vintage mixed with the new. A pleasant combo. I suppose could even convert to Apartments with variance. Professional Photos will be provided shortly.
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