131 Penarth Road Bala Cynwyd, PA
$ 850,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAMC689132
  • TypePending
  • CityBala Cynwyd
  • AreaLower Merion Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19004
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1915
  • Taxes$ 9013
  • Price$ 850,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2546
  • Lot Size10,454 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Comfortable family living abounds in this spacious, updated stone/stucco Center Hall Colonial with indoor-outdoor charm! Set on pristine manicured grounds, the 6 bedroom, 4 full bath gem offers a beautiful setting AND a prime walk-to-everything location, mere blocks from downtown Bala Cynwyd shops and restaurants, top-rated schools and other conveniences. Freshly painted, and enriched by newly re-stained hardwood floors, 131 Penarth stands out with its great curb appeal and elegant light-filled interiors. You’ll enjoy this home as your oasis, whether you’re lounging on the covered patio, gathered around the fire pit, watching the kids and dogs play in the fenced-in yard, or cozying around the fireplace, reading, chatting, or playing games on winter nights. There’s enough space to be together or spread out to work or study in private, and an easy layout for entertaining guests. On either side of the gracious foyer sits an inviting living room with a wood-burning fireplace and built-ins, and a formal dining room. Off the living room is the large covered patio, perfect for serving coffee or cocktails outdoors in the warmer weather. The kitchen lends itself to cooking and conversation, enhanced by granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances, plus lots of cabinetry storage and sunlight. Also on this level is a handy laundry-mudroom with new washer & dryer, and a tasteful full bath. Level 2 presents your lovely primary bedroom retreat, with a new sliding barn glass door and oversized frameless glass shower in the stylish updated en-suite bath. Three additional bedrooms provide versatility for sleeping quarters, an office, etc., and share a full bath. The 3rd story houses 2 generously-sized bedrooms as well another full bath. The dry basement is ideal for storage or can be finished to extend the living space. Other highlights are front & rear stairs, central air, security system, a private drive, and detached 2-car garage, You may feel in a world all your own, yet you’re in very close proximity to all essentials, especially award-winning Lower Merion schools which are a block away. It is only a short drive to anything you need, including Suburban Square shopping center, Whole Foods, even Center City!

Price History
5/7/2021 Listed $850,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Basement Full, Unfinished
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Masonry, Stucco
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 4
Exclusions See Agent
Flooring Carpet, Hardwood, Tile/Brick
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School District LOWER MERION
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Cedar Closet(s), Dining Area, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Eat-In, Wood Floors
Levels 3
MLS Area Lower Merion Twp (10640)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 333.86
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 9013.0
Tax Lot 135
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2546
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Brick, Mantel(s), Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Main Floor
Living Area 2546
Room Type Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Laundry, Bedroom 6, Primary Bathroom, Full Bath
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Oversized, Garage Door Opener
Inclusions See Agent
Lot Dimensions 75.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 0.24
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 10440.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 6
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Bedroom 5 Upper 2
Bedroom 6 Upper 2
Dining Room Main
Family Room Main
Full Bath Main
Full Bath Upper 2
Full Bath Upper 1
Kitchen Main
Laundry Main
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Pending Average in 19004

AVG $620K
AVG $29,983
AVG 44
Year Built
AVG 1947

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