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1423 Melrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA 19027


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Full Baths
  • 1 Partial Bath
  • 4,227 Sq. Ft.
  • 2 Car Garage
1423 Melrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA 19027 View this property at 1423 Melrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA 19027
1423 Melrose Ave Elkins Park PA 19027

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This Horace Trumbauer gem has been lovingly maintained. The original details and true craftsmanship remain! The interior wood work, period light fixtures, original turned staircases with a variety of uniquely turned spindles on the staircases are in pristine condition. Original Pocket doors still open smoothly, intricately carved wainscoting, hand carved archways, unique spaces with hand-made cabinetry, gorgeous fireplaces with ornately carved mantles are a few of the features you will see in this fine home. These owners have even kept the fantastic deco style baths. The atrium room has a whole wall of beveled glass windows. The leaded glass windows are in beautiful condition and let in gorgeous light to fill the spacious rooms of this
grand home. The flow of this home is wonderful. All of the rooms are delightfully spacious without the feeling of too much space. This 115 yr Georgian Colonial Style Home was a Staple of the Architect, Horace Trumbauer. Just a few of the characteristics of his style are the Single Story Portico with Columns & Pilasters, Linenfold Keystone Lintels, Rectangle Porches on either side of the Home, Brick Chimneys and the Trio of Dormers. This Home is an Impressive Example of the Residences Trumbauer designed in the area while building and designing the Estate Homes for the Elkins and Widener Families, just around the corner. The Basement has a Finished, Paneled room with Hardwood Floors along with utility area, powder room and stairs that bring you up to the Driveway in the rear of the house. There is a 2 car attached Garage with a large circular parking area. The slate roof is maintained yearly, the heater has been updated and two oil tanks have been replaced. Most of windows on the upper floors have been replaced. The faux finish on the walls is not wallpaper. Also for your peace of mind is a 1 yr HSA Home Warranty w/7 Star additional coverage for Buyer.

Full Property Details for 1423 Melrose Ave

  • Sold For: $375,000
  • Taxes: $15,628 (2015)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 6543439
  • Added: 989 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 1423 Melrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA
  • Sold at $375,000 on 6/26/15
  • Reduced to $375,000 on 5/4/15
  • Listed at $399,500 on 3/31/15


  • Interior Features: High Ceilings (9 Feet or More), Ceiling Fan(s), Attic/House Fan, Stained/Leaded Glass, Replacement Windows
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplace(s): StoneFirePl, Living Room/Great Room Fireplace, Dining Room



  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Partial Bathrooms: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 6
  • Bedroom 1: 27 x 15, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: 13 x 12
  • Bedroom 3: 14 x 13
  • Bedroom 4: 17 x 14

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: 26 x 15
  • Family Room: 26 x 9
  • Kitchen: 14 x 14
  • Dining Room: 18 x 15

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool


  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Description: Garage Door Opener


  • Area: Cheltenham Twp
  • County: MONTGOMERY
  • Subdivision: Elkins Park

School Information

  • School District: Cheltenham

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Wall Unit
  • Heating Type: Oil


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Colonial
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Outside Walk-Out, Partially Finished
  • Square Feet: 4,227
  • Year Built: 1900

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.48
  • Lot Dimensions: 158

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $15,628
  • Tax Year: 2015

Listed by BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
Sold by Keller Williams Main Line Realty

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1423 Melrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA 19027 (MLS# 6543439) is a Single Family property that was sold at $375,000 on June 26, 2015. Want to learn more about 1423 Melrose Ave? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Elkins Park? You can browse all Elkins Park real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.

Listed by BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
Sold by Keller Williams Main Line Realty

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