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453 W Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA
$ 679,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAMC689644
  • TypeContingent
  • CityHaverford
  • AreaLower Merion Twp
  • Zip19041
  • StyleColonial,Victorian
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes$ 7628
  • Price$ 679,900
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms0
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Lot Size12,197 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Historic Main Line VIctorian zoned as a duplex, with additional 3rd unit finished attic. Unit 1 is a ground level (3) BR/1.5 bath unit, with a private back entrance, side patio or front door entry. Once the owners unit, charm is evident in the high ceilings, custom cubbies, built in bookcases, tall windows, hardwoods underfoot and custom marble bath. This pleasing floor plan centers around a combined living / dining room that leads you via french doors to a private patio. Units 2 & 3 are accessed from the front of the home, where stairs lead from parking area to deck at front entry for sunset views. Enter double doors and turn right for stairs to unit 2. At this landing, unit 2 is on right and unit 3 is on left, each with a hall closet at landing for storage. This (2) BR/1 bath unit has high ceilings, large windows, built in cabinets/bookshelves, tile bath, and newer carpeting (2019) throughout. The eat in kitchen has additional access via a spiral exterior staircase to the garages and fenced in grassy backyard. Unit 3 is a smaller (1) BR/1 Bath unit on the 3rd floor with stair walkup. Floor plans available - Fully leased long term tenants with under market rents. class B units in class A area. Repositioning options : Modify and separate utilities, update some units to raise rents, lease the 3 garage bays in back of the property, or can be converted to large single family home. High walk score with Haverford walking trails, a Birding sanctuary, Merion Cricket club, Septa rail, schools, gym, banks, restaurants, and upscale shopping just blocks from this home. A prime locations in the Philadelphia suburbs with desirable Lower Merion and Haverford public and private schools.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Gladwyne Elementary School Welsh Valley Middle School Harriton Senior High School
Price History
4/23/2021 Listed $679,900

General Features

Acceptable Financing Conventional, Cash, Exchange, Bank Portfolio
Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Range, Dryer - Gas, Dryer - Front Loading, Oven/Range - Gas, Stainless Steel Appliances, Stove, Washer, Water Heater
Architectural Style Colonial, Victorian
Basement Full
Construction Materials Masonry, Vinyl Siding, Cast Iron Plumbing, CPVC/PVC, Frame, Glass, Mixed
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 20
Electric Circuit Breakers
Elementary School GLADWYNE
Energy Efficient Fireplace/Wood Stove, Appliances
Exterior Features BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Secure Storage, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls
Flooring Hardwood, Fully Carpeted, Ceramic Tile
Garage Spaces 3.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Green Sustainability Regionally Sourced Materials
Heating Forced Air, Baseboard - Electric, Heat Pump - Oil BackUp
High School District LOWER MERION
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Built-Ins, Carpet, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Dining/Living, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Flat, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Galley, Kitchenette, Tub Shower, Studio
Location Type Suburban
MLS Area Lower Merion Twp (10640)
Middle/Junior High School WELSH VALLEY
New Construction No
One Bedroom Units Count 1
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway, Free, Limited Common Elements, Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Private
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s), Terrace, Deck(s), Roof
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 226.48
Property SubType Duplex
Property Type Multi-Family
PropertyCondition Good, Very Good
Rent Control Y/N No
Roof Architectural Shingle
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Tax Annual Amount 7628.0
Tax Lot 036
Tax Year 2020
Total Units 3
Trash Expense 334.00
Two Bedroom 1
Utilities Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Sewer Available, Water Available, Cable TV
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Garden/Lawn, Street, Other
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning MDR1
Zoning Description Medium Density Residential, zoned as a duplex. Haverford Station Historic District

Interior Features

Basement Y/N Yes
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Furnished Units None
Heating Fuel Oil, Natural Gas Available
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 3002
Three Bedroom Units Count 1
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Double Hung

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 3
Door Features Double Entry, French
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Garage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry, Covered Parking, Additional Storage Area
Lot Dimensions 75.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Front Yard, Landscaping, Partly Wooded, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 0.28
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 12000.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Off Street - # Of Spaces 3
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Surface Type Access - On Grade, Paved
Roadresponsibility Public, Boro/Township
Total Parking Spaces 8
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • 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 Contingent Average in 19041

AVG $1.5M
AVG $23,521
AVG 125
Year Built
AVG 1944

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