Sharyn Soliman of Keller Williams Real Estate added a new listing for sale at 1063 Jenkintown Rd in Jenkintown. For additional details, click here.
This Jenkintown Manor Home was built in 1910 for Lessing Rosenwald for his gatekeeper with precise workmanship and pride. Later it was occupied by his daughter Helen Snellenberg. It is built in a Breton (northwest France) style and has many unique features of character. This is a modern country house with a small patio, built in a traditional Breton style with white masonry and stone lintels, corners and window décor. There are many beautiful Norman timberframes in Jenkintown Manor, but this may be the only Breton style. Your home offers 3 spacious bedrooms and two full bathrooms. To the right is an oversized living room that boasts original hardwood flooring, neutral walls, high ceilings, and large windows. Continue through to your spacious family room featuring a gorgeous wood burning fireplace, plenty of windows, and access to your incredible backyard with enclosed patio and deck. The kitchen is cozy and boasts tile floor, a ceramic countertop, gas cooktop, dual ovens and a butler’s pantry with sink. Continue through the kitchen to find your laundry room with oversized pantry closets and plenty of cabinets. Your first floor bathroom includes a shower stall. The kitchen is also connected to the warm and formal dining room which is the perfect space for holiday celebrations. The walls in the older sections are about 2.5-3’ thick which provides excellent insulation and economy especially after new windows were installed. Head up to your second level where you will find three over-sized bedrooms, and a full hallway bathroom with tub. The primary bedroom has an enormous closet to meet the needs of the savviest shopper. The basement is a spacious blank slate ready for your finishings. The basement also has a large area for storage and mechanicals. Now here’s where the home get even better! Step outside and be wowed by your incredible backyard which backs directly to Alverthorpe park and has private gate access. Enjoy the 1.8 mile trail, a fishing pond, playground or play a tennis or golf game. Your home also boasts a one car attached garage and plenty of driveway parking. Nearby amenities include Jenkintown and Noble Train Station, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, all the restaurants of downtown Jenkintown, Abington Golf and Fitness Club and easy access to 309 and PA Turnpike, libraries and summer pools. Updates include – 2020-22. Repainted every room except those with wallpaper and the laundry room. Basement newly painted with DryLok. 2022 Zone 2 AC repaired/tune up (second floor) 2022 New outdoor lighting 2022 New kitchen lighting 2019 New toilets 2018 New boiler/furnace/AC upgrade Zone 1 all except 2nd floor 2018 New Water Heater 2018 Condensate pump Zone 1 2016 Bosch cooker 2014 New panel/circuit breaker 200 amp service. No knob and tube. 2013 Bosch dishwasher 2006 Kitchen/bath entire re-done. porcelain ceramic tile counters, backsplash, floor, shower. 2005 Bryant AC Zone 2 2005 Pella windows in the old/main section of the house. Energy and noise abatement that worked. 2001 New roof.