An Expansive Cape Cod in Bryn Mawr for $895.5K
The heart of this home dates to 1930, but several additions over the years have given it a new soul.
“The first time we drove down the long driveway with the private courtyard with the cherry trees in bloom, we fell in love with this house,” writes its owner in the “Why I Love This Home” section of its listing on Zillow.
Which probably explains why the exterior photo you see above was taken when the cherry trees were in bloom. They do make this expanded Cape Cod even more attractive than it already is.
But you won’t be living in the cherry blossoms; you’ll be living in the house. And the good news here is, this house is all that even after the cherry trees have shed their blossoms.
It’s a “builder’s special” of sorts. The builder who originally owned this home, not satisfied to own an ordinary Cape Cod, added extensions and wings over the years that transformed it into a spacious, gracious home filled with extras.
This home’s Cape Cod heart still beats in its living room. It’s a serene and dignified space done up in Colonial style, complete with a wood-burning fireplace.
You’ll find one of those in the family room too. That room, however, shows off this home’s Wow! factor with its beamed ceiling and huge windows.
Speaking of huge windows, the master bedroom, located in another of the extensions, has an oversized Palladian window that gives you a great view of those cherry trees.
The breakfast room and kitchen occupy a third extension. Again, you’ll find a large window at one end that fills the space with light.
The kitchen, in a raised wing off this room, boasts top-drawer appliances and radiant heat wood floors.
In the back, a spacious deck makes a great space for outdoor relaxation and entertaining. You’ll also find a raised-bed enclosed private garden off to one side.
This home sits on a nearly one-acre lot on Bryn Mawr’s quieter, less-densely-built north side, which should make it ideal for those who love peace and quiet. They can actually have their cake and eat it too here, for the center of Bryn Mawr is a mere five-minute drive from here.
THE FINE PRINT
BATHS: 3 full, 1 half
SQUARE FEET: 3,397
SALE PRICE: $895,500
OTHER STUFF: This home also has a whole-house backup generator fueled by a 500-gallon buried propane tank.
912 Morris Ave., Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010 [Christopher Carr | Simple Choice Realty via Zillow]