129 Governor Markham Drive, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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Presented by John Dempsey.  This beautifully renovated mid-century Colonial style, multi-level home is sited on more than an acre of land. An Entry Foyer with coat closet opens to a generously proportioned Living Room, featuring a wood burning fireplace accented by stone surround and rich, hardwood ceilings.

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This space also walks up three steps to the open-air Dining Room, highlighted by a finished hardwood floor and ample natural light.

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The adjacent Kitchen is exquisitely appointed with granite countertops, updated cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and finished hardwood floors. Above the sink you can look through a picture window cutout to the large, freshly painted breakfast room.

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The second floor offers a Master Suite with three separate closets and a master Bath with stall shower. Three additional spacious Bedrooms, and hall bath complete this floor.

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The finished basement has been used as a playroom. It provides multiple storage options and separate and easily accessed utilities.

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This home offers a few options on the lower main level, including a family room, laundry room, large powder room, and interior access to the attached two-car garage.  There’s also a detached garage, back deck with roof, and a back patio with roof.

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So the house looks great, but how’s the neighborhood?  Well Walk Score tells what we already know, this is a car dependent area.  The semi-rural feel is one of the reasons you’re looking in Glen Mills.

Plenty of options for coffee.  You have your standard chains.  But there’s also some local flavor.  PureBread Cafe has a Glen Mills location nearby.  They offer upscale soups, salads and sandwiches served fresh from 6:30am daily. Fresh baked muffins, pastries and more. Smoothies, espresso, cappuccino and over a dozen gourmet coffees all day long.  

You like maple syrup?  You’re in luck.  Check out Maple Man Products for all of your maple syrup & treat needs.

Want to spend a day outside?  Expose yourself to some history?  Or even take some pictures with great scenery?  Look no further than Newlin Grist Mill.  The mill has been running for over 300 years.  It won’t disappoint.  Neither will this home.  And it won’t last long.

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801 Concord Ave

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Classic, Center-Hall Colonial offered in the Aronimink Section of Drexel Hill, on 801 Concord Ave.

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This home, presented by John Dempsey, sits admirably on a corner lot.  Internally it boasts beautiful hardwood floors.  The main level features a spacious fireside living room with bay window, dining room, an office with light from three directions,  and a kitchen w a/GE range and a Maytag dishwasher.

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The main level also offers a bonus dining/game room and a large entertainment room, equipped with a powder room and access to the fenced backyard.

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Follow the stairs up to the second floor with two corner bedrooms, a full bath, and a large master bedroom.  Just up one more flight you’ll find two bedrooms and a second full bathroom.

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And yet there’s still more room to grow with a full unfinished basement and a large detached garage.

So the house looks great.  But you don’t just buy for the house.  Neighborhood is just as important.  At this location you’re a little less than a mile from what’s traditionally considered the Drexel Hill town center at the intersection of Burmont Rd and Drexel & Woodland Avenues.  But you’re also close to business districts at State Rd & Lansdowne Ave, Burmont Rd & Township Line, and Burmont & Garrett Roads.

Walk Score gives us the head up that we’re in a more car dependent neighborhood, but that’s not something we didn’t know.   Still, there’s some strong walking options within a mile radius.

A pizza from Pizza Odyssey is just forty steps away from your front door.  That sounds like the best idea ever.

Looking for a late night refreshment?  You can walk over to J.D. McGillicuddy’s on Wednesday nights for a cold drink and a round of quizzo.  Want an IPA or a microbrew?  Check out 2312 Garrett.  They have plenty of options and a great atmosphere.

Like boutique style consignment shops?  Well check out The Yard Sale right down the street.  You won’t leave empty handed, especially if you like vinyl records and repurposed furniture.   And for the fanboys out there check out Effin Comics.  Stock up on some Hero Clix and let’s see if they’ll host a tourney.

Don’t miss and opportunity to own a classic home in a great neighborhood.

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4572 Mitchell St

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There’s an exception to the rule at 4572 Mitchell St presented by John Dempsey of Keller Williams Main Line Realty.

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This yard stretches back along of 8 perpendicular houses.  It currently comes fashioned with a pool.  There’s also off street parking.  Yes you read that correctly. OFF STREET PARKING IN ROXBOROUGH.  You can currently fit three cars in the driveway.  But the fence could easily be moved back to accommodate more.

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This home offers much more.

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The Back bedroom has also been enlarged and now is used as the Master Bedroom.

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How about the location?  Roxborough is a great neighborhood.  And here you’re also close to the Manayunk Border.  One of the benefits of this great neighborhood it’s suburban feel and city like amenities; restaurants, shopping, nightlife, low taxes, etc.

The Walk Score rating for this home is 83!  A short walk to the Roxborough Business District on Ridge Ave.  And a mile from downtown Manayunk.  Where to start?  Hmm.  How about food?  What do you like to eat?  Tex-Mex?  Check out The Adobe Cafe.  They have ample vegetarian and vegan options too.  How about some Americana / Soul food?  Sounds delicious.  So stop by Sole II Soul on Ridge.  Not hungry?  Just need some coffee?  Try Crossroads Coffee on Ridge.  You should probably also be hungry here too.  The desserts are amazing.

So what’s walkability without some tranquil scenery?  Can you manage a block and a half?  Right down the street you’ll find the beautiful and gorgeous Gorgas Park.  This park is maintained and treasured by the Roxborough Community.

You like sporting events?  How about a first row seat to the Manyunk  Bike Race. Finally, what’s there to do at night?  There’s plenty of options.  Stop by The Foodery for some sit down, deli-styled food with plenty of Microbrews and IPA options.  Great drinks.  Great atmosphere.  Everyone knows the best nighttime spot in Manayunk/Roxborough is The Grape Room.  Live, local, original music every night.  Great atmosphere.  Tell Scooter I sent you.  And get a Lionshead with a lemon slice.

PS. You need a new suit?  Some alterations?  Or some formal wear?  It’s not even a question.  Go see Armen at Armen’s Custom Tailor.

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1128 Wilson Drive

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“Move-in ready!”  This can sometimes be an exaggeration when said  by Realtors.  This time, I assure you it is not.  This twin home, presented by John Dempsey of Keller Williams Main Line Realty, is ready to rock.  It’s also completely ready to roll.  It’s basically waiting for you on 1128 Wilson Drive in Havertown.  

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Everything in the house is fresh and clean.  New siding.  New heater.  New hot-water heater.  Newly enclosed front porch.  New stucco walls in the basement.  Fresh paint.  New.  New.  New.

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Do you like gleaming hardwood floors?  Check.  Neutral tones?  Check.  Popping white baseboard & trim?  Check.

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The updated kitchen comes with new cabinetry, new countertops, and new-matching LG appliances.

 

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The fresh paint and hardwoods continue up the stairs.  

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This location offers a high WalkScore.  Theres are plenty of good food and shopping options to walk to.

Want some great home style Italian Food?  Try Abruzzo’s Family Bistro on Township Line.

Want a good drink and a great sandwich?  Try Tip O’Leary’s on West Chester Pike.  You want a beer, good food, and live entertainment?  The try Casey’s Restaurant & Saloon on Lansdowne Ave.

Two blocks away from the new Quarry Shopping Center and Township Line.  And a half block from Hill Crest Elementary.

Ideal Location.  Ideal home.  Don’t miss out.

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106 Cambridge Drive

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Do you like land?  A lot of land?  How about an acre?  Well we have the perfect house for you,  presented by John Dempsey of Keller Williams Main Line Realty

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This detached home at 106 Cambridge Dr in Cambridge Downs (Glen Mills) is available immediately.  The original hardwood floors have been newly refinished and gleam throughout this home.  The matching kitchen appliances have all been newly updated, the walls have been freshly painted, and the oversized living room comes equipped with a gas fireplace.

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The large Master Bedroom has plenty of closet space and an en suite bathroom.

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There are two ample sized additional bedrooms and another full bathroom.

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This home is nestled between both Philadelphia and Wilmington.  There are also local benefits to the local Glen Mills/Garnet Valley area.  You’re just two minutes away from tax free shopping in Delaware.  Take advantage at shopping complexes and malls in Dover & Christiana.

There several locally owned restaurants, deli’s, and coffee shops.  Check out PureBread Deli.  They open at 6:30 AM daily, so stop in on your morning commute.  You won’t be disappointed with the food or service at this local pet friendly deli.  More of a tea person?  How about Specialteas Tea Room?  Stop in for morning or afternoon tea, or maybe both.

More nostalgic?  Just down the road you’ll find over 200 years of American History at the Sanderson Museum.  You can get a feel for some local & national  history in one stop.  Follow up the Sanderson Museum with a stop at the Brandywine Battlefield for an even more surreal peak into history.  Home to one of the many historic battles during the Revolutionary War.  For the more artistic mind, you can stop by the Arden Craft Shop Museum for a cup of local culture & history.  This Delaware Community has long celebrated its artistic endeavors, culinary sharing, and natural scenery.

And for those of you who just want to go out at night there’s several haunts for you to visit.  Stop by Famous Jack’s in Wilmington for your fair share of drinks and, well pictures of famous Jacks.  Another great spot is Two Stones Pub.  Stop in for some “craftbrew beer and food that does it right.”

There’s even few more ‘off the path’ options.  Can you cook Indian Cuisine?  You want to learn?  You can join Haneeda in her very own kitchen and learn the intricacies of cooking traditional Indian meals.  And lastly, but not least, stop by the Chaddsford Winery for some local vino.   They’re open all year.  They host a Harvest Fest in the Fall with a focus on Fire & Spice in the colder months.  Wine by fireside.  Sounds like a good time.

And hey let’s not forget the wonderful home for sale on 106 Cambridge Dr in Cambridge Downs, Glen Mills.  Stop by for a visit.

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537 Watkins St

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The John Dempsey Realty Group presents an amazingly redone home in South Philadelphia.  Just a block and a half from Dickinson Square Park.  You love animals?  This is a great environment to take your dog(s) on their daily stroll.  Steps away from booming areas Passyunk Square and East Passyunk Crossing.  This home has been updated from a smaller 1200 Square Foot property to over 1800 Square Feet.  Two large Bedrooms on the second floor.  One in the front.  One in the back.  There’s also a full bath and a second floor laundry room.  The third floor has been completely added on, and is the master suite.  Ample closet space.  Large, full master bathroom.  There’s also a door to a potential back, third floor patio.  Or maybe you just put the steps to a secret roof deck to look at the stars.  There’s a multitude of great eateries nearby too.  Grindcore House is a vegan coffee shop that offers a great atmosphere.  They’ve been featured in The Humane Leagues local office’s Philly Veg Dining Guide.  You’ll be well served to entertain with the ‘open plan’ first floor.  The kitchen flows into the dining room which exits to a decked back patio area.  If you and your guests need to get out for a drink you can hit Watkins Drinkery just a few blocks aways.  And don’t worry about the street parking.  This block is a residential permit parking block.  Come take a look.

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909 Green Lane

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The John Dempsey Realty Group presents an opportunity to own a great, big ‘ol home in Delaware County.  This home sits on a large, irregular lot. It has a pool house and an eight-feet deep in-ground pool.  For those of you unfamiliar with Green Lane, turning down the street from either Oak or Ashland Avenues is like going into another dimension; it feels like you’ve stumbled into the country. The best part is you’re still twenty minutes from Center City or just fifteen minutes from the sports complexes.   This home is in close proximity to local favorite restaurant Stingers.  Stingers offers a wide variety of foods like pasta, steak, seafood, and sandwiches.  And they have a large drink menu to boot.  If you just need a quick snack you can always drive down the street for one, or six, of Bernie’s Famous Pretzels.  When I go to Bernie’s I always get spicy mustard and a fountain root beer to go with my pretzels.  Back to the house!  Original hardwoods throughout.  One and half baths.  Three beds, with  potential for a fourth bedroom or a first floor office.  Full basement.  Do you like to host BBQ’s?  This is the perfect home.  Do you play football on Thanksgiving?  Sometimes have trouble securing a field?  Now it’s no longer an issue, you can host the games in your backyard from here on out.  (see pic below)

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