Property Description 76 BRYN MAWR, LANSDOWNE, PA 19050
NOT JUST A PLACE TO LIVE, BUT A PLACE TO LOVE! THE AFFORDABLE DREAM! This charming 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA single sits pretty on one of Lansdowne's loveliest streets. Lots space between the homes, each one uniquely different than the other! Architecturally pleasing .Stone foundation, freshly painted stucco & cedar shake exterior, shutters on the newer windows & wide gutters. The seller took a fancy to the green hues, but you can choose YOUR color scheme as well. It's the style, circa 1926, that counts & all the terms of endearment that make this house so special. Especially exciting is the view out back! Make sure to see the many pictures of the front & back gardens, as taken with a high altitude drone, & be amazed! They will take your breath away! Fall in love w/the .27 acres of lush gardens, front, back & side--pachysandra , ivy, flora and fauna, trees & bushes, hardscaped curved steps & pathways & lots of stone & wood retaining walls & flagstone patios....a spectacular view from the back of the house, especially the two porches...one off the DR w/24 screened panels, and one off the primary BR w/12 windows . Never a bad seat as you relax & spend time in these special stress-free places.( the pool in the pics belongs to next door). Other amenities include crystal knobs on the original 2-paneled doors, high baseboards, covered radiators, an architectural shingled roof (2016-17), French doors & beautiful hardwood & pine floors. The knob & tube wiring has been removed (9/21). The Bradford White hot water heater was installed in 2014, the Weil Mc lain gas heater boasts a new steel chimney liner, & the 100 amp electrical box was replaced 10/19. Since all the big ticket items have been tended to, you can concentrate on sprucing up the eat-in kitchen your way! The gas stove is new, & there is a plant window over the sink area. Check out the driveway that winds down the left side of this home leading to the oversized garage. Notice that you can park 5+ cars there! Very special! A door in the kitchen opens to a small mudroom w/new carpeting that goes to deck-style steps leading to the d/way and garage. There's a closet here too. A welcoming front patio w/cement blocks (& new cement walkway)has a roofed overhang at the front door flanked by pretty sidelights & an Andersen storm door. Step in to view the LR, complete with a classic FP trimmed in brick & wood w/inlayed columns, burnished brass & glass cover & a tile hearth. There are 5 windows here- 2 front, 2 side & one at the base of the steps to the 2nd floor. Lots of natural light flows through this home considering the plethora of windows. Check out the new window AC in the LR. The DR chandelier was just installed, & there is a triple bay window at the bump-out. French doors lead out to the huge 1st floor covered porch. It's breathtaking to be here and up so high! The turned steps from the LR lead to the spacious & gracious 2nd floor, complete with 3 BR's & a full bath. All the BR's have brand new light fixtures, pine floors & alcoves. Yet another porch lies off the primary BR, which shows off a walk in closet. The hall bath boasts ceramic tile (green on the walls & white on the floor), deep tub, new medicine cabinet, vanity sink & another cabinet over the toilet. The good-sized, walk up attic is fully floored & insulated. The basement is unfinished, w/an exit door to the d/way, washer, dryer, workbench & step-up powder room. The seller offers a FREE 1-year HOME WARRANTY! Lansdowne is designated an historic town. It is a small town setting (1 square mile) w/a big sense of community! - 15 min. to Center City & the airport. TWO Septa R-3 line train stations, one in Gladstone Manor & one in the main part of town. Enjoy First Friday's, the Arts Festival, concerts by the 75-piece Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, the Farmer's Market, the "Y", 5 K's, the Theater, restaurants, shops, events at the 20th Century Club & other music venues. Boys & Girls clubs, Swim Club, library & 11 parks.