$875,000101 S Congress St

Sale Pending

101 S Congress St, Newtown, PA, 18940


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6 Bedrooms
3 Full Baths, 1 Partial
2,900 SqFt
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Home TypeSingle Family Residence
ParkingOversized, Driveway,Detached Garage
Garage2 spaces
Year Built1861
CoolingWindow Unit(s)
FireplaceBrick, Mantel(s)
MLS #PABU2028682
Lot Size0.17 Acres
StatusSale Pending


Impressive 6 BR, 3.5 bath brick home in the heart of Newtown Boro mere steps away from the interesting shops and fine dining the Boro has to offer. Experience the grandeur of this historical gem built in 1861 by the renowned builder, Garrett B. Girton, known as "The man who built Newtown". The welcoming covered front porch with detailed woodwork and trim leads you into the stately living room featuring 9.5 foot ceilings, 10" baseboard molding, wood floors, crown molding, and a brick fireplace with raised hearth and custom mantle. The staircase features carved wood balusters and railings, along with unique newel posts. The expansive formal dining room offers wood floors, and an arched bump out bay window with a glass door leading to the comfortable side patio. The medallion and the detailed cornices are all plaster and original to the home, as well as the numerous stain glass panels throughout the 3 floors. The large eat in kitchen has wood cabinetry, newer appliances, gas cooking, an L shaped island and a generous eating area. The 2nd floor has 9' ceilings, 9" baseboard molding, and wood floors throughout. One of the bedrooms features an archway to a bump out bay window and a double closet. A 2nd bedroom is quite large, and has 2 separate wall closets. The bedrooms are all well lit and enjoy loads of natural light. The 3rd floor has a kitchen and full bath, in addition to two ample sized bedrooms. This level could be a possible Au pair or guest suite. The basement is finished with a kitchen, a full bath, and 2 finished areas. The laundry and mechanical rooms are also in the basement. There is a wonderful barn in the rear yard that is quite spacious and was originally the carriage home and stables. It has stairs leading to the open 26' x 20' second floor. Potential uses for this barn and loft area are endless. This home is across the street from the Newtown Library and feet away from "downtown" Newtown Boro. Enjoy chatting with neighbors from the front or side porch or take a stroll and enjoy a meal at one of the many fine dining establishments the Boro has to offer. This wonderful slice of Boro history is a must see home.

Interior Features

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven, Oven, Gas Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Basement: Yes
  • Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood, Laminated
  • Interior: Additional Stairway, Breakfast Area, Carpet, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Pantry, Stain/Lead Glass, Wood Floors
  • Fireplace: Brick, Mantel(s)

Exterior Features

  • Garage: 2 spaces
  • Parking: Oversized, Driveway,Detached Garage
  • Architectural Style: Victorian, Colonial
  • Lot: Corner Lot, Level, Open Lot, Back Yard
  • Exterior: Outbuilding(s), Sidewalks
  • Lot Size: 0.17 Acres


  • Heating: Radiant
  • Cooling: Window Unit(s)


  • Originating MLS: BRIGHT
  • MLS Number: PABU2028682
  • Municipality: Newtown Boro
  • Directions: Lincoln Ave to Center Ave. Driveway is on Center Ave.- in front of red barn
  • Listing Office: RE/MAX Properties - Newtown
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Schools Nearby

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Goodnoe Elementary School Goodnoe Elementary School url

298 Frost Ln0.63 mi

Public District KG-6


Newtown Elementary School Newtown Elementary School url

1 Wrights Rd1.85 mi

Public District KG-6


Rolling Hills Elementary School Rolling Hills Elementary School url

340 Middle Holland Rd2.29 mi

Public District KG-6



Newtown Middle School Newtown Middle School url

116 Richboro Rd0.83 mi

Public District 7-8


Maple Point Middle School Maple Point Middle School url

2250 Langhorne Yardley Rd2.40 mi

Public District 6-8


Holland Middle School Holland Middle School url

400 E Holland Rd3.00 mi

Public District 7-8



Council Rock High School North Council Rock High School North url

62 Swamp Rd0.61 mi

Public District 9-12


Council Rock High School South Council Rock High School South url

2002 Rock Way2.43 mi

Public District 9-12


Neshaminy High School Neshaminy High School url

2001 Old Lincoln Hwy4.89 mi

Public District 9-12

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Rocket HomesPennsylvaniaBucks CountyNewtown18940101 S Congress St

This home is located at 101 S Congress St in Newtown, PA and zip code 18940. This 2,900 square foot home, which was built in 1861, sits on a 0.17 acre lot. Features: 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since June 11, 2022 and is currently priced at $875,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $80,787.

Between April 2022 and May 2022, Bucks County, PA real estate market has seen increase in the number of listings by 73.5%. Listings spent 48 days on the market in May 2022, and had a median list price of $497,144 during the same period. Typical income of Bucks County, PA residents is between $35k-100k annually. Most families are single, no kids. Typical level of education for residents in this area is post secondary degree.

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