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Do you want to be the land owner of local history in a home that combines old world workmanship with new world conveniences? 200 Marple Rd. is a unique blend of old and new. Built circa 1870 the home and adjacent spring house impart a sense of history yet provide modern sensibility. Built on 1.68 acres this property includes a 3-story spring house circa pre-1800's and has endless possibilities not the least of which could be an artists studio carpentry workshop life size doll house anyone? It has an active spring running through it and is being conveyed in as-is condition. The spring-fed fish pond detached garage/ shed and lovely private fenced backyard with deck imparts a serene bucolic setting. The 3-story stucco over stone home boasts a slate mansard roof fashioned in the 2nd empire Italianate style. The generous horseshoe driveway gently pushes this home away from the road creating privacy on a sylvan setting. A traditional home offering generously sized dining room and fireside living room. Both with oversized windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. Original hardwood floors throughout. First floor powder room and family room w/ sliders to a new deck. Large airy EI kitchen with radiant heated floor overlooks the back yard and boasts stainless appliances Italian porcelain tile floor soft close solid wood cabinets quartz countertops and 5-foot island. Mudroom kitchen and deck renovation completed June 2017. Second floor features three bedrooms and a renovated bathroom. All bedrooms have nice sized closets nine foot ceilings and original hardwood floors. Third floor boasts two additional generous sized bedrooms one w/ private bath updated hall bath and cedar storage closet. The unfinished basement offers storage laundry working toilet and outside access via Bilco doors. Central air on 2nd and 3rd floors, Ductless mini-split wall mounted A/C system in kitchen and window unit in LR cool the 1st floor. No problem keeping this home well insulated with 18 inch stone walls and newer windows throughout. Marple Newtown schools with a Great School rating of 8 & 9 (out of 10). Close proximity to 476 Rt. 30 and Rt. 3 corridors. Nearby parks include Haverford Reserve w/ a dog park rec. center and walking trails as well as Darby Creek Valley Park. This unique property awaits the next discerning fortunate owner. Property is served by septic not on public system as stated in public records.
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