MLS® ID: PABU472186
203 E WASHINGTON AVENUE
NEWTOWN, Pennsylvania, 18940 $1,050,000
Prime location in historic Newtown Borough, PA, one of America's most picturesque small towns! "The Parsonage," a fully restored c. 1864., Carpenter Gothic Victorian residence is ready to welcome the discerning buyer who appreciates the history and original details of this home. Originally built for a church parsonage, this home retains the graciousness of the past; its picture-perfect front porch opens into a pristine interior featuring large formal rooms, high ceilings, oak and pine flooring, and exquisite plaster moldings and medallions. Its extra-wide foyer with the home's main staircase is flanked by two parlors with large windows to view the happenings of town: to the right, a formal living room and to the left, a family room. Both feature gas fireplaces with historically correct surrounds and high ceilings. Just beyond is a formal dining room with two built-in cupboards and access to a rear staircase The newly renovated custom Chef~s kitchen has quartz countertops, 48~ professional dual fuel range/double convection oven, large copper sink, and full wood cabinets with attached eat-in area along a bank of windows that get bright morning light. Adjacent to the kitchen is a main floor laundry room. The second floor includes a master suite with an updated bath featuring a Carrara marble shower and custom closet. There is an additional large bedroom on this floor, a second full bath, plus another bedroom presently used as an office, all with lovely architectural details. The third floor is a complete suite of three bedrooms, common area, kitchenette, and full bath. This home features newer mechanicals, and a new park-like fence surrounding professionally designed gardens. The patio is made from Newtown~s original sidewalk slate, creating a great space for entertaining and rare privacy in this borough setting. There is also a two-car detached garage with off street parking. This residence is walkable to the local elementary, middle, and high school, plus Newtown's shopping and restaurants. This is a rare opportunity to own a property of historical significance, with outstanding quality and details, and private outdoor spaces in Newtown Borough.