MLS® ID: PAMC556750
1200 MELROSE AVENUE
ELKINS PARK, Pennsylvania, 19027 $417,500
Welcome to 1200 Melrose Avenue, a truly special ~one of a kind~ home located in the heart of Elkins Park!! Full of character and charm down to the last detail!! This beautiful brick Victorian sits majestically on the corner with gorgeous gardens and walkways. Approaching the house, you immediately take notice of the large front porch (added 10 years ago) and oversized Dutch Door that leads into the center hall entryway. Gorgeous original crown molding detail, arched doorways, oversized windows, recessed lighting and beautifully finished hardwood floors are found throughout. Moving from room to room, you feel the amazing vibe that this special home radiates. The Parlor/Living Room boats a fabulous wood burning fireplace with eclectic tile details, giving a warm yet elegant feel. The spacious Family Room has a gas fireplace, exposed wood beams and original window detail that overlooks the dramatic Formal Dining Room~ this stunning room has a curved wall of windows allowing breathtaking views of the back yard, and has a door leading outside. The extremely spacious Eat-In Kitchen has SO many special details, from the large island with labradorite granite countertops, to the gorgeous backsplash and cherry wood custom built cabinetry. This totally remodeled space is a cook~s dream!!! door leading to the back porch. You will love the 6 burner gas Viking Professional range complete with range hood, as well as the Bosch dishwasher, deep sink and large eating area. Walk right out to the back porch and beautiful grounds. Completing the first floor is a Powder Room and a Laundry Room. Leading to the second floor, the beautiful staircase is highlighted by a ~shower stopper~ 2nd floor landing, with curved walls, many windows and pretty bench window seat. The Master Bedroom has double closets, a charming window seat, and a magnificent brand new Ensuite Bathroom~ the large glass shower has exquisite mosaic tile details, pretty tile flooring, linen closets and a wall of privacy windows. A large walk-in closet was also added. This floor features 3 additional spacious rooms (currently used as Bedrooms, can be great for office, bonus room) a Hall Bathroom with shower/tub and many beautiful tile details. The 3rd floor features 3 more rooms (currently Bedrooms, can be office or bonus room) each with their own bit of character and charm, and a third Full Bathroom with a shower/tub. The unfinished basement can be used for additional storage and has access to the backyard. The exterior of the home is just as special as the interior, with wonderful outdoor spaces, beautiful gardens, and large rear deck. Fenced in area for dogs, and an electric dog fence! New roof installed approximately 2007. New heater installed 2008. Five (5) mini splits have been added for your air conditioning and heating efficiency! The third floor has window air conditioners. This beautiful home is located in walking distance to the Elkins Park/Melrose Park train stations, and the shops and restaurants of downtown Elkins Park, as well as the new apothecary, Sparrow + Hawk. Close to Route 309 & and Center City. This home won~t last long, so call to schedule your appointment today!!