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Classic Drexel Hill Twin – Open House Sunday – 4109 Vernon

October 12, 2011

This Sunday, October 16, from 12:00 – 2:00, we will be having an OPEN HOUSE at 4109 Vernon Rd in Drexel Hill PA 19026.

Vernon Rd is located in Drexel Hill PA just south of Garrett Rd and west of Burmont Rd. This location provides easy access to Baltimore Pike, State Rd, and Township Line/Route 1 providing easy connections to most of Delaware County. It is also just minutes from I-476 to the west or I-95 and the Philadelphia Airport to the south for commutes into Philadelphia, Wilmington, or Norristown. Vernon is also just moments from great entertainment and dining options throughout the area. The home is less than three blocks from the SEPTA 102 Trolley Line Drexel Manor stop providing immediate access to 69th Street and Philadelphia.

Listed by Arleen Kelly, 4109 Vernon is a classic Drexel Hill Twin home. The property has three bedrooms and 1 bath. The living room includes a wood burning fireplace and opens to an enclosed front porch and light bright dining room. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms with a full ceramic bath. There is an unfinished direct walkout basement and a one car garage. It has been freshly painted outside and has newer tilt-in windows and hardwood floors throughout.

Vernon is competitively priced at $122,500. Drexel Hill twin homes in the immediate area have an average asking price of $136,000. There are currently 6 homes under contract with an average list price of $135,000, and there have been 16 sales at an average $126,000 final price.

With it’s great location, multiple commuting options, and easy access to all the area has to offer, 4109 Vernon is a great home that should be included in any visit to the area.

***Be sure to stop by this Sunday from 12-2***

Directions: From Township Line Rd/Route 1 or State Rd go south on Burmont to Garrett. Proceed west on Garrett two blocks to south on Drexel to right on Vernon. From Baltimore Pike, go north on Garrett until you reach Drexel and turn right to Vernon.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc – Devon,PA/Bear, DE
Office: 610-225-7400/Direct: 610-618-0808
www.DelawarePAHomes.com  

(All statistics per the TrendMLS System and believed accurate but not guaranteed)

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Farm Life at Collen Brook Farm Sunday May 22 from 1-4 in Drexel Hill Upper Darby PA

May 18, 2011

As it gears up for its active summer season, Collen Brook Farm is holding its annual Spring Festival: Farm Life at Collen Brook  this Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the current home including many additions was started in 1710. Collen Brook Farm Upper Darby PAThe farm was founded on 150 acres in 1692 and subsequently grew to over 1000 acres in Delaware County before much of the land was sold off for development in the 1930’s – 1950’s. Inhabited by direct descendants for almost 300 years, Upper Darby Township acquired the home in 1989. It is now opened as a museum by the Upper Darby Historical Society from May through October. The property is a great example of an 18th century farmhouse and retains many of its original features.

On Sunday, Collen Brook Farm will be hosting its annual Spring Festival: Farm Life at Collen Brook Farm. This event will include sheep shearing, wool spinning, and other demonstrations, as well as musical entertainment, refreshments, and, of course, tours of the Historic Mansion and Grounds. eorge Smith Collenbrook Farm Drexel Hill PAThis is an ideal day for children to learn of 18th and 19th century life with games, live animals, and even the opportunity for pictures in period costumes.

The property is situated off Mansion Road at Marvine Avenue in Drexel Hill just south of Township Line Road and west of the Aronimink School on Burmont Rd. This is a great opportunity for the entire family to learn more about our Upper Darby History and enjoy a great afternoon outdoors.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc  Devon PA/Wilmington DE
Direct:610-618-0808 – Office:610-225-7400
www.DelawarePAHomes.com 

Anderson Av Station SEPTA 101 Trolley Drexel Hill PA

November 1, 2009

Anderson Ave Station SEPTA 101 Trolley Drexel Hill PAWelcome to the Anderson Avenue station of the SEPTA 101 Trolley in Drexel Hill PA Upper Darby Township.

The station itself is located at the dead end of Anderson Avenue just two blocks south of State Rd.  It is an on-demand stop located midway between the Aronimink and Drexelbrook stations just on the backside of the Drexelbrook apartments.  This location provides easy access to the entire Aronimink section of Drexel Hill.

Anderson Ave has no dedicated commuter parking at this location and limited access so it is primarily a local commuter stop.  There is a small shed on the eastbound side for waiting commuters.  The video will provide a better feel for the area.

Like Aronimink, this station is in the center of the greater Drexel Hill residential area providing a great mix of twins, row homes, and a wide variety of single family homes throughout the area  Please check out the Aronimink Market Update for the complete sales statistics.

The Anderson Av Station is an ideal local station providing easy access to Media to the west and to the 69th Street Terminal and Philadelphia beyond to the east.

As always, should you have any questions, need any additional information, or be considering a move in the area, please do not hesitate to contact me anytime.

907 Morgan Av Drexel Hill PA – Open House – Sunday Oct 25 from 1:00-3:00

September 30, 2009

This Sunday- October 25, we will be holding an Open House at 907 Morgan Avenue from 1:00-3:00 in the Aronimink Section of Drexel Hill.

Morgan Ave Drexel Hill PALocated just one block east of Drexel Avenue, two blocks north of State Rd, and three blocks south of Township Line Rd, 907 Morgan Av is centrally located in the prime Aronimink Estates Section of Drexel Hill PA.  On a quiet tree lined street with plenty of area parking, the home is situated within easy access of many commuting options.  It is just blocks from the SEPTA 101 Trolley heading toward Media or the 69th Street Terminal and Philadelphia beyond.  It is also just off Township Line Road/ Route 1 providing easy access to both I-476/ Living Room with Fireplace Nook and French WindowsThe Blue Route to the west or I-76/ the Schuykill Expressway to the northeast.

The home itself is a hard to find Spanish Colonial.  This design maintains the amenities of the traditional two story Colonial layout but adds a more spacious floor plan as often seen in Craftsmen Style properties.  This results in a much more open floor plan with the front door opening directly into the living room with wide generous arched doorways leading to the adjacent family room and formal dining room. Family RoomCompleting the first floor, there is an eat-in kitchen opening to the yard in the rear, a separate office or fourth bedroom, and powder room.

On the second floor there is a large deck situated above the living room affording peaceful tree lined views of the neighborhood.  There are an additional three bedrooms and one full bath on the second floor.  The large master and a second bedroom both have direct access to the front deck.  Beautiful Home DetailsThe spacious master also has two closets with the one walk through closet allowing private entry to the second floor bath.  There is also a floored walk-up attic accessed through the second bedroom.

Classic details are found throughout the home.  Both floors have high ceilings and hardwood floors.  There are also large French windows in the living room providing a sun filled environment and the option to open up the living room to the front patio area as seen in many Spanish style properties.  The style is also reinforced through tile and arch highlights found on both the exterior and interior of the home including the tile roof.  The living room contains a nice brick wood burning fireplace in its own alcove and there is a separate reading nook just off to the side.

The open floor plan provides tremendous flexibility in the use of the space and the details create a great platform to build your perfect home.  Front Patio BenchNeighborhood Deck ViewsIf you are considering a move and Drexel Hill is within your search area, please take the opportunity this Sunday from 1:00-3:00 to stop by and visit this very special property.

As always, if you have any questions, need any additional information. or would like a private tour, please do not hesitate to contact me anytime.