1230 Lenox Rd, JENKINTOWN, PA


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About 1230 Lenox Rd

1230 Lenox Road is a rarely offered 5,000 plus square foot 1938 Colonial home in Jenkintown Manor, close to public transportation, shopping centers & restaurants. The Abington Club & Alvethorpe Park are both just a short walk. This is a true statement piece featuring 5 bedrooms, with the potential of 2 more, 3 full & 1 half bathrooms, a 3-car garage, and mature garden landscaping on just under a half- acre. There are numerous architectural details, traditional ornate hardware & well- appointed light fixtures. Touring this property will bring you back to simpler times of elegance & prodigious craftsmanship with hidden gems along the way. There is an additional stairway to navigate through this large home and even an elevator (currently not in service)! The long driveway with stone pillars leads to the 3-car garage, as the slate roof dramatically drapes the entire dwelling. Enter through the main entry door in through the cove on the left side of the driveway. The large foyer hosts slate flooring and an impressive spiral staircase complete with tray ceilings and tasteful chandelier. On the main floor - to the left, just a step down into the formal living room presenting wide plank hardwoods, floor to ceiling built- ins, oversized curved sun-drenching windows and a gas fireplace with sconce accent lights. There is a modern half bathroom as well a home office (or potential first floor bedroom) with a large window and side patio access. Through the interior French doors, enter the formal dining room also featuring a curved window wall with accent lit bookcases, wide plank hardwoods and side patio access via two sets of small French doors. Admire the chandelier and imagine the dinner party potential. As you move into the kitchen you will see the abundance of cabinetry, large island, a four-burner plus grill stovetop and double oven, filtered instant hot water, plus a lovely view of the rear garden terrace area. Peek in the cabinets to the right of the disguised SubZero refrigerator to see the levels of storage some cabinets offer. There are several access points in the kitchen - the front driveway, the backyard, the second staircase, and the basement. Up the main oval staircase and to the right, the primary bedroom features an on-suite bathroom with heated floors, a glass shower, soaking tub (with TV) and double vanity. There is a timeless wardrobe hallway with a traditional closet and multiple drawers. A bonus space with a large closet and lots of windows can be utilized as an office, nursery, or dressing room. Bedroom 2, at the front of the home, has sun- soaked window seats and is the largest of the additional bedrooms. The second- floor laundry room has built-in cabinetry with a slide out ironing board, tons of storage and a nice window view of the driveway. Bedroom 3 is on this level has access to the full 3-piece bathroom. The closet hosts the closed off elevator. The 4th and 5th bedroom are up the back staircase, sharing a full combo shower/tub bathroom. This hallway hosts multiple closets and another staircase to the finished attic space above the garage, which has unlimited possibilities: alternative home office, craft room, art studio, kids playroom or bedroom. (The built-in box in the middle is where the mechanicals are for the elevator.) There is a very large cedar closet for prime storage. The basement offers a partially finished space with two other workshop areas, tons of storage and most mechanicals: (2) 200-amp panels in this home, 3 sump pumps, back-up hot water radiators, 3 HVAC zones throughout the property, new water heater 2021. Included in the sale is the washer, dryer, and refrigerator. The pet-friendly fenced in backyard is a gardener’s dream, with some pavers, plants and multi-level garden ​ possibilities as well as full access to the front on either side of the home. Call to schedule your tour today!

Features of 1230 Lenox Rd

MLS® # PAMC2056980
Price $960,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3.50
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,177
Acres 0.45
Year Built 1938
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached
Style Colonial
Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

Address 1230 Lenox Rd
Area Abington Twp (10630)
State PA
Municipality ABINGTON TWP
Zip Code 19046


Amenities Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Built-Ins, Cedar Closet(s), Crown Molding, Curved Staircase, Elevator, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wpool Jets, Wine Storage, Wood Floors, Pantry
Parking Asphalt Driveway
# of Garages 3
Garages Oversized, Garage - Front Entry, Additional Storage Area, Garage Door Opener
Is Waterfront No


Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Six burner stove, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
Heating Forced Air, Hot Water, Radiator, 90% Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Has Basement Yes
Basement Combination, Partially Finished, Poured Concrete, Rear Entrance, Shelving, Sump Pump, Walkout Stairs, Windows, Workshop
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Gas/Propane
# of Stories 3
Stories 3


Exterior Stone
Exterior Features Hot Tub, Patio
Lot Description Rear Yard
Windows Bay/Bow
Roof Slate, Pitched
Foundation Brick/Mortar, Concrete Perimeter

School Information


Additional Information

Date Listed November 1st, 2022
Days on Market 121
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeRE/MAX 2000

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