$385,000 70 State Rd Avondale, PA

MLS: 6939738   Type: Single Family   County: Chester   City: Avondale   Area: London Grove Twp   Neighborhood: 0000000000000000000   Zip: 19311   Style: Colonial   # Rooms: 10    Stories: 2   Taxes: $7,377

Mortgage $1,808 /mo



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Do you want the community appeal without restrictions? Looking for a piece of the past and something with character? Welcome to "The Thomas Gawthrop House"! This stone 4 bd, 2.1 bth - built in 1808 - has plenty to offer that lucky owner! The house sits well back from the road on the 1+ acre lot, yet is conveniently located between two of Avondale's up and coming communities. As you enter the home, you are immediately taken back to a different time. The spacious kitchen w/ butcher block topped center island is the perfect gathering place. There is ample counter space for the chef, and the double sinks look out over the property's side yard through a twelve panel window. The kitchen is complimented by a beautiful stone fireplace w/ wall to ceiling beadboard & a modest mantel, typical of the early 1800's. To the north end of the kitchen is the Breakfast Area with built-in storage & shelves. This nook is surrounded by a bank of windows that allows a great deal of light into the house. Located just off the Kitchen is the Living Room. This cozy room, with exposed beams, and open hearth fireplace, is a warm and inviting room. The homes ~ bath is located in this room. You can also access the front porch from this room. The Dining Room is located at the front of the home, and boasts a beautiful built in corner cabinet, chair railing, & raised paneling in the deep window sills. The cozy Office sits between the Dining Room & Kitchen and gives a formal feel to the home with it's fireplace boasting a detailed surround, mantel & overmantel. 3 of the 4 bedrooms are accessed from the 2nd floor landing. The Master Bedrm has 3 windows offering lots of light, and the master bath has a jetted Kohler soaking tub, a tiled corner shower and 2 pedestal sinks. There is also a hanging closet w/ shelving hidden behind pocket doors. Bedrms 2 & 3 each offer generous closet space and the rooms are light and bright. Bedrm 4 is located on the 3rd floor and has built in shelving & storage in the knee walls. There is also access to additional loft storage. If this were not enough, there is a detached, 3 car garage, w/ a 2 bd, 1 bth apt. & a beautiful pool that is the perfect entertaining area. The property is capped off by a large bank barn that is waiting for the next owner with a vision. You could house a car collection, party barn, woodworking shop? the possibilities are endless! Don't lose your chance to own this gem before it is gone! Property to be tied in to public water & sewer.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Avon Grove
Distance: 0.35 Miles
F S Engle
Distance: 1.27 Miles
Avon Grove
Distance: 1.21 Miles

Price History

3/11/2017 Listed $465,000
4/18/2017 6% - $440,000
4/18/2018 10% - $400,000
5/30/2018 4% - $385,000

Accessibility None
Association Y/N N
Centralair N
Condoassociation N
Farm N
Fireplace(s) Three+FPs
Garage Y/N Y
Hot Water Electric
Is Twin No
Listing Area London Grove Twp (10359)
New Construction N
Property Type Residential
School District Avon Grove
Senior Community Y/N N
Subdivision 0000000000000000000
Tax Annual Amount 7377.0
Type Detached
Zoning RR

Interior Features

Appliances KitIsland, KitDoubleSin, Oven-Self Cleaning, Dishwasher
Attics AccessPanel
Basement Y
Cookingfuel PropCooking
Cooling None
Dining Room Y
Dining Room Length 13
Dining Room Width 14
Dining in Kitchen? KitW/NookBar
Electric 200-300AmpEl
Family Room Y
Fireplace Features StoneFirePl, LR/GRFireP, MainBedFireP, NonFunctionF, KitchenFireP
Fireplace Y/N Y
Heating Oil, Forced Air
Interior Features Skylight(s), CeilngFan(s), CableTVWired, WhirlPool/HotTub, WaterTreatSy, ExposedBeams, StallShower
Laundry Type MainFlrLndry
Laundryroom Y
Living Room Length 12
Living Room Width 17
Mainbedroom Whrlpool-MBR, FullBath-MBR
Mainentrance Foyer
Mainfloorhalfbaths 1
Otherrm1name OFFICE
Otherrm2name ENTRANCE
Otherrm3name BREAKFAS
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Loft, Util/MudRoom, Laundry Room
Roombedroomfourth1length 17
Roombedroomfourth1level Upper 1
Roombedroomfourth1width 10
Roombedroommaster1length 16
Roombedroommaster1level Upper 1
Roombedroommaster1width 14
Roombedroomsecond1length 16
Roombedroomsecond1level Upper 1
Roombedroomsecond1width 10
Roombedroomthird1length 14
Roombedroomthird1level Upper 1
Roombedroomthird1width 15
Roomdiningroom1level Main
Roomkitchen1length 12
Roomkitchen1level Main
Roomkitchen1width 17
Roomlivingroomlevel Main
Roomotherrm1length 11
Roomotherrm1level Main
Roomotherrm1width 12
Roomotherrm2length 6
Roomotherrm2level Main
Roomotherrm2width 6
Roomotherrm3length 12
Roomotherrm3level Main
Roomotherrm3width 10
Upperfloor1baths 2

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial
Design 2-Story
Exterior Wood, Stone
Exterior Features Fencing, ExteriorLght
Garage Spaces 3-CarGarage
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 536X223X107X229X17
Lot Features SlopingLot, OpenLot, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
Other Structures Barn/FarmBld
Parking Features 3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private
Patio/Porch Features Porch
Pool Type InGroundPool
Roof PitchedRoof, Metal, Shingle-Wood
Sewer OnSiteSeptic
Swimmingpool Yes
Water Source Well
Waterfront N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19311)

Price 385K Avg 515K

Sqr Feet 2,828 Avg 3,128

Cost / Sqr Ft $136 Avg $165

Taxes $7,377 Avg $5,290

Acres 1.58 Avg 0.87

Visits 233 Avg 33

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Meyer & Meyer Realty
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