Historic House Listings

The Castle on Cloverdale. Circa 1902 in Pennsylvania. $285,000

December 24, 2020

The Castle on Cloverdale Avenue. Such interesting architecture on the exterior! The Castle on Cloverdale was built in 1902. It is located on .35 acres in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. I would definitely get rid of the tile and hopefully there are hardwood floors underneath. Love the porch on this house! There are some original hardwood floors, crown molding and arched entryways. The home has updated electric. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,678 square feet. $300,000 New price: $285,000

Contact David Scialanca with Coldwell Banker Preferred – Blue: 215-582-0309

From the Zillow listing:


The castle on Cloverdale Avenue is for sale! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath Victorian Colonial home sits on a 11,000 sq ft flat lot. Property is one of the largest homes and lots in Upper Darby. This romantic true marvel in engineering and architecture has curb appeal second to none with its 7 Venetian arch portico that connects to a wraparound deck. The master bedroom, warmed by the morning sun, has a balcony, envied by Juliet herself, that overlooks the entire street and McCall golf course. This mini castle backs up to tranquil Kirklyn park. This home also has a tree house with its own 24 x 16 deck which overlooks the park. The driveway has ample off-street parking for several vehicles. It also has two 10×10 sheds. The center hall entrance has dual arches and a fluted column in the oval shaped dining room with vaulted ceilings and oversized formed plaster crown molding. This home has rare hardwoods and ceramic tile throughout. There’s a fireplace in the living room and the first-floor bonus room is being used as a home theater but can easily double as an extra bedroom or office. Enjoy the convenience of having a bathroom on every floor, one of which is black marble with a jacuzzi tub and double sinks. The basement has a full kitchen, bathroom, living room and a bedroom. The basement can legally be rented as an apartment. This property can also be legally used as a Triplex but is currently set up and being used as a single-family home. Some additional highlights are new electrical wiring and plumbing throughout. Newer hot water heater and 200 amp electrical service. Property has a French drain around the perimeter of the house along with a sump pump. Schedule your showing today, you won’t be disappointed!


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