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Sue Chupein


$599,999 367 Lauren Ln, Swarthmore, PA 19081
Secluded cul-de-sac in Ridley Township. Almost fully renovated - needs your final touches! Private large lot (about an acre) with Colonial Farmhouse (from 1888/1937) set far back from the street down an extra-long driveway off a quiet street in Ridley's most sought-after neighborhood. Home has: 6 bedrooms + 3 full/3 half baths + 1 dining room + 1 family/breakfast room + 1 parlor/library/sitting room + 1 office/den + 1 laundry room + 1 pantry + 5 wood-burning fireplaces + 1 massive entertainment room (not yet renovated) + 1 huge yard + 1 unique bifurcated chimney. Center Hall Entry Foyer is 2-story with open staircase and elegant chandelier. Living Room is impressively large with triple crown molding and built-in bookshelves flanking a fireplace. Kitchen is renovated and upgraded with professional-grade stainless steel appliances, high-end maple custom cabinetry (Mouser), 2 sinks, a pot-filler, serpentine countertops, island with counter-seating, and 2 walls of new Marvin wood windows that let the natural light stream in. Kitchen includes additional set of stairs to upstairs/downstairs. 3 Bedrooms have new Andersen wood windows. Master Bedroom has fireplace and ensuite with marble and a small claw-foot tub. 1 Bedroom has built-in custom, queen-size Murphy bed and closets. Parlor has fireplace, antique mirrors and new windows. Bathrooms are all renovated (except basement); 1 has hand-made Spanish tiles. Family/Breakfast Room has bay window and custom built-in cabinets (with appliance garages) and bench seating with storage. Office/Den is a dedicated separate room with new wood windows. Home boasts original real hardwood floors (completely refinished; wide plank in living room), 9-foot ceilings, open concept kitchen/family room/dining room/sitting room, recessed lighting and plenty of closets throughout. Basement Laundry room has almost new washer/dryer on a custom, built-in pedestal. Basement Pantry has built-in wood shelving system. Basement Entertainment room (unfinished) has 9-foot ceilings and fireplace - make it your high-end media room, or playroom, work-out room, etc. A half-bath (unfinished) is already in place. Attic spans length of house and is full-height in center. Seller replaced many windows (all wood true-divided light Marvin, Andersen); Roof (50-yr architectural shingles); HVAC (2-zoned); hot water heater; gutters (oversized with gutter guards); front patio and treads (PA Bluestone); side patio (EP Henry). The exterior is freshly painted (in progress). The extra large lot can accommodate a Garage and/or Pool, or possibility for subdivision. Included on grounds is a Shed for extra storage. There is also room for a massive Deck. Conveniently located near grocery, restaurants, shopping, hospitals, SEPTA, I-476/I-95, Swarthmore College, PHL Airport, Philadelphia and Wilmington. Bring your vision to customize to suit your needs. Property is NOT in a flood zone. Seller acknowledges property requires final updates and priced it accordingly at $161/sq ft. Property is being sold AS-IS. and Inspections will be for informational purposes only.
  • Sold
  • 6
  • 4
  • 1892
    Year Built
  • 3,720 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,720 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.96 Acres
  • MLS® ID: PADE2024444
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1892
  • Architecture Styles: Traditional
  • View Description: Water, Creek/Stream, Trees/Woods
  • School District: RIDLEY


  • Total Bedrooms: 6
  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Flooring: Wood, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Washer, Microwave, Double Oven, Oven, Gas Oven, Gas Range, Range
  • Other Interior Features: Kitchen Island

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Water Source: Public
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Lot Features: Cul-De-Sac
  • Parking: Asphalt, Off Street
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Hot Water, Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air, Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Sewer: Public Sewer


  • Sales Price: $599,999
  • Real Estate Tax: $13,414/yr


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