An opportunity is waiting for you to own a Victorian triplex in the wonderful Historic boro of Ridley Park. This multi unit dwelling is a great investment or owner occupied property! The low maintenance exterior of vinyl siding is a big plus along with a newer roof that was replaced in 2012. You'll first notice the grand wrap around porch when you walk up to the property. What a great space for any outdoor entertaining or relaxing. The first unit is accessed on the side of the porch. This unit features a living room with a decorative fireplace. The kitchen has a gas range and refrigerator and leads to an absolutely lovely heated back porch. There are 2 bedrooms on the 1st level, both having carpets. The full bath has tiled floors and wall. You access the 2nd floor through the front door and up the stairs. This unit has been renovated throughout with all new windows. There is a large living room with crown molding. There's access to a fire escape through a door in this room. The kitchen has been updated with modern cabinetry, luxury plank flooring, an electric range, dishwasher and refrigerator. There are 2 generous sized bedrooms on this level both having laminate flooring and ceiling fans. The third is accessed from the stairs and leads to a living room with radiator. There is a galley kitchen with a gas stove and a refrigerator. There are 2 bedrooms and a full bath with claw foot tub. The basment is unfinished and used for storage. The newer (2015)gas heater is a Weil McClain and the water heater is Bradford White. There is separate electric for each unit. The back yard is a very nice space with mature trees that provide a lovely shaded area. Additional updates include all new gutters, many windows replaced and lovely landscaping out front. The 1st floor are long term tenants having stayed here for 10 years. 3rd floor has been utilized by the owners and is currently vacant. This is a great investment and will sure to please your buyer. While the property is in very good condition, the owners are selling as is. A list of upgrades along with income/expense report have been uploaded for your review.
Architectural Style: Victorian
Year Built: 1900
Living Area: 2,496 SqFt
Office Name: RE/MAX Hometown Realtors
Office Phone: (610) 566-1340
Listing Agent: Litizia Maloney
Parking: On Street
Lot Size: 0.21 Acres
Heating: Hot Water
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s)
Assigned Schools Information:
Ridley High School, Public District Grades 9-12
Ridley Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
Lakeview Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-5
Directions: Swarthmore Ave to East Ridley Ave
Ridley Park Boro
Listing Price Info
List Price: $360,000
Price Per SqFt: $144/SqFt
Annual Amount: $12,428
Tax Year: 2021
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The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $77,679. Typical income of Delaware County, PA residents is between $35k-100k annually. Typical family type is married, no kids. Residents of this area typically have high school diploma education.
What type of housing is available in Ridley Park, PA?
In Ridley Park, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this borough took place pre-1960. This borough is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 80% of the properties in the borough are occupied by homeowners and 20% are rented.
Is Ridley Park, PA a good place to live?
Ridley Park is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be tranquil - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Interstate 95 or one of the railway lines. Access to green spaces, including East Lake Park, is sometimes challenging in the borough since they aren't well-located. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
Are things conveniently located in Ridley Park, PA?
In this borough, locals will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. Regarding food, it is usually possible for property owners in this part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area to buy groceries on foot. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Ridley Park.
What does the transportation in Ridley Park, PA look like?
Physically active home buyers will enjoy the pedestrian-friendly character of Ridley Park; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle. The public transit service in Ridley Park is not particularly frequent. Nevertheless, train stations, including the Ridley Park Station and Crum Lynne Station on the Wilmington/Newark Line, are ordinarily close by from the greater part of houses in the borough. There are a few bus lines crossing the borough, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. In contrast, Ridley Park is especially car friendly. The majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 95, and it is straightforward to come across a place to park.
This home is located at 303 E Ridley Ave in Ridley Park, PA and zip code 19078. This 2,496 square foot home, which was built in 1900, sits on a 0.21 acre lot. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since May 25, 2022 and is currently priced at $360,000.
In January 2023 more than 85 listings in Delaware County, PA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 69 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 130 were sold below. The number of homes for sale in Delaware County, PA decreased by 4.7% between December 2022 and January 2023. Listings spent 27 days on the market in January 2023, and had a median list price of $310,235 during the same period.
From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.