217 Forrest Avenue

Narberth, PA
$ 990,000 Beds 5 Baths 3 Sq 2,807
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Calling all historic home lovers! Remarkable Narberth Victorian home, built-in 1890, which had been meticulously maintained with authentic architectural design features, reflective of an original commitment to artistry and quality that has stood the test of time. A large front and side porch with detailed woodwork greet you as you enter into this home that spans 3 floors of charming living space. Original features throughout, such as high ceilings, crown moldings, hardwood floors with gorgeous mahogany insets, amazing carved wood staircase, stained glass windows and doors, sun-drenched, cozy reading nook, beautiful built-in glass-faced cabinet in the dining room – all details from a bygone era. The sunlit home has a wonderful flow from room to room with each space offering dramatic features that make you linger in each room to take it all in. Offering 5 bedrooms with 3 full bathrooms, this special home has a beautiful updated, spacious, eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, such as a 6-burner Viking cooktop, Thermador ovens, subway tile, and granite countertops with plenty of workspace for all of your cooking needs. Multi-window view of the amazing, parklike outdoor space, along with a side entrance to the yard and side porch area that opens to the 4 parterre style gardens, fountains, and statuaries throughout this picturesque oasis. The second floor hosts 3 nicely sized bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms. The third floor offers 2 more, nicely sized bedrooms. Large dry basement with plenty of storage space or can be finished for additional living space. The grand home is 2 blocks to desirable downtown Narberth with its wonderful shops, eateries, parks, train station, and all that the Main Line offers, close to Center City and Manayunk with bike and running trails.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 990,000
  • Lot Size
  • 6,534 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 2,807
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1890
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Narberth
  • Taxes
  • $ 9082
  • County
  • Style
  • Victorian
  • Area
  • Narberth Boro
  • MLS#
  • PAMC2015082
  • Zip
  • 19072
Listing Provided by: BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Data Source: Bright MLS - 382 - MD



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Y/N No
Basement Combination
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s)
Days on Market 41
Garage Y/N No
Heating Radiator
Levels 3
Lot Size Square Feet 6398.00
MLS Area Narberth Boro (10612)
Municipality NARBERTH BORO
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession 0-30 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 352.69
Property Type Residential
School District 300200396851
School District LOWER MERION
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NARBERTH
Tax Annual Amount 9082.0
Tax Lot 018
Tax Year 2021
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2807
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Y/N No
Full Baths 3
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 2807
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Lot Dimensions 43.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 0.15
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Type of Parking On 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

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  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

10/29/2021 Listed $990,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19072

AVG $980K
AVG $11,940
AVG 56
Year Built
AVG 1919


217 Forrest Avenue Narberth, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $990000 with 2807 sqft and a lot size of 6,534 SqFt Acre(s). 217 Forrest Avenue Narberth has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1890. The property's zip code is 19072 which is in Narberth, PA

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