127 WEBSTER AVE, WYNCOTE, PA 19095 | PAMC692976 | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach

127 WEBSTER AVE $640,000



    SOLD 7/13/2021


    • 6 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    • 3,424 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAMC692976
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    Property Details


    Introducing this immaculate 1891 Queen Ann Victorian, one of the earliest properties constructed on lands of the former Heacock Farm by John Heacock. One subsequent owner of note is the nephew of the Founder of Keebler-Weyl Bakery (yes, that Keebler!). Did you know that Keebler was the first baker of Girl Scout cookies? If you review the photos within the listing, you will find a historic image of the Heacock Greenhouses with 127 Webster Avenue tucked behind. Situated on a double lot (two tax parcels), the house and detached carriage house retains 100% of their original details on the outside, including ornate gingerbread and the porte cochere. The current Owner painstakingly repainted the entire exterior of the house in period appropriate colors, ensuring that ALL of the details stand out, from the scalloped cedar shingles to the slate tile star in the peak at the front gable. The large wrap around front porch was restored recently and enhanced with new mahogany decking. Surrounding the property on both lots is an abundance of specimen shrubs, trees & perennials that provide four seasons of interest. A small fish pond is tucked away on the side lot while a more formal trellised garden is perfectly sited directly outside the kitchen window. Step inside the 3-story Victorian, and you will begin to appreciate the respect that was given to the history of the home. Being in the same family since 1965, so many details remain in-tact. The original interior window shutters provide privacy when needed in the living & sitting rooms. The slate surround on the fireplace is a beautiful work of art, while the original hardwood floors are in remarkable condition. The front parlors retain a period-appropriate aesthetic. The dining room is at the end of the entry hall with Westerly views over the double side yard. The entire rear of the first floor was modernized with a custom country kitchen designed by Bob Schultz of William Draper Cabinetry in Buckingham. A professional grade, 36' Vulcan gas stove is the anchor of the kitchen. With three walls of detailed cabinetry and a central peninsula tucked next to the rear staircase can accommodate a couple barstools. The rear staircase is open, providing a direct sightline to the large breakfast room and the powder room is tucked into one corner. Upstairs, the large bedrooms have high ceilings and an abundance of windows throughout. The second floor has three bedrooms, a charming sitting room over the front entry (perfect as an office), a full bath with double sinks and a tub/shower combo as well as the laundry. The third floor has three more large bedrooms tucked into the roof eaves, an attic storage room and the second full bath with the original claw foot tub. While the basement is unfinished, it does provide great ceiling height and ample space for storage, a workshop or other uses. The house does have central air conditioning! Let me take a moment to talk about the detached, 2-story carriage house. So much potential is within the walls of this structure, yet will require some investment to bring it back to its former glory. A reconfiguration of the entry doors in the past has caused one support beam to sag, which could be stabilized with a steel I-Beam and then let your imagination run wild on how to re-purpose the massive space! The house is tucked away on a lightly traveled side street, yet is only a 2-block walk to the Wyncote-Jenkintown SEPTA station (with the best scheduled service of any station). Three train lines converge at this station, providing service every 10-15 minutes during peak hours. One can directly access service to Temple University, downtown Philadelphia, 30th Street Station (to hop on Amtrak to New York or Washington D.C.) and even the airport line! Also within walking distance are 5 Township parks and so much history! Come explore 127 Webster Avenue!

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MONTGOMERY
      • HOA Y/N N
      • Municipality CHELTENHAM TWP
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 12800.00
      • Tax Year 2020
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1891
      • Zoning R-2
    • Building Features
      • Basement Type Full, Unfinished
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Fireplaces Count 2
      • Flooring Type Hardwood
      • Garage Y/N N
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Forced Air
      • Interior Features Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Double/Dual Staircase, Kitchen - Country, Wood Floors
      • Roof Asphalt, Copper, Metal
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Colonial, Victorian
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 4
      • Total Living Area 3424
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 3
      • Bedrooms 6
      • Bedrooms Count Main Level 0
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 0
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Lot Size Acres 0.61
      • Lot Size Dimensions 125.00 x 0.00
    • Schools
      • School District CHELTENHAM


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        7/13/2021 3:00:00 AM Sold Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $640,000
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