Built in 1910, this home is a beautiful turn of the century Victorian boasting lovely period details and unmatched character. The woodwork is exquisite, from the newel posts and balusters to the baseboards, moulding, and trim, you will fall in love. The home also features tons of windows offering great natural light, turned staircase, original hardwood flooring, and more. 121 N Sylvania has the feel of times past and the quality craftsmanship of that era but also offers several important modern updates such as a brand new roof, new updated electric, split system air conditioning in some areas of the home, gas heating, fresh paint throughout, and more.
Greeting you is the kind of front porch that people dream about, charming, wrap around and traditional to the Victorian era. Inside you are greeted by a beautiful foyer and impressive staircase. The living room is incredibly spacious and could easily offer two separate seating areas. There is a wood burning fireplace that will keep you warm all winter and air conditioning for the warmer months. The comfortable dining room offers a built-in china cabinet and exposed brick. Off the dining room you’ll find a fantastic butlers pantry and through that, access to a powder room. The kitchen offers tons of natural light creating a very pleasant workspace, as well as a charming nook which features access to the outside and could be used as a mud room. There is also outside access on the other side of the kitchen which leads to the rear yard, or downstairs to the basement.
The second floor offers three nicely sized bedrooms and full bathroom. The master bedroom boasts two closets, one of which is a sizable walk-in closet. All three bedrooms have custom built radiator covers and built-ins that you are sure to love. On the third floor, you will find three additional rooms featuring beautiful angles, little nooks, and more built-ins. These rooms could certainly be bedrooms, but also make for wonderful studio or office space.
Outside, there is a lovely yard with space for gardening and play as well as plenty of room for off-street parking and a sizable two car garage with electric.
This home is located in the heart of the tight knit neighborhood of Rockledge, with a borough park and playground just a stones throw from the house. The home is also located blocks away from local eateries, hardware store, yoga studio, Fox Chase train station (sidewalks the entire way!) and more. There are several parks and trails within a several mile radius, making it a breeze to spend time hiking, biking, fishing and enjoying nature. From a commuters standpoint, the proximity to Philadelphia is ideal, as well as many major routes of transportation. Also, this home is located in the sought after, Blue Ribbon, Abington School District.
121 N Sylvania sits on a .14 acre lot and is being offered for sale for $295,000. You will notice the lovely lot next door, 117 N Sylvania, is also for sale. The owners would love to sell the home and lot together, but they are both available for purchase separately, if so desired. This home is also available with the adjoining lot for $390,000.
This property has been very lovingly cared for, spanning multiple generations in the same family. Do not miss this unique home, they just don’t make them like this anymore.
121 N Sylvania ~ 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1,679 square feet (not including the third floor) ~ $295,000
SOLD ~ $295,000