228 Congress Avenue Lansdowne, PA
$ 219,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PADE542874
  • TypePending
  • CountyDELAWARE
  • CityLansdowne
  • AreaLansdowne Boro
  • NeighborhoodLANSDOWNE
  • Zip19050
  • StyleColonial,Cottage,Tudor
  • Year Built1940
  • Taxes$ 6718
  • Price$ 219,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage1683
  • Lot Size5,227 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Compass RE
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Welcome to 228 Congress Avenue... a charming 3 bedroom home on one of the best street in Lansdowne. Congress Avenue has a wonderful neighborhood feel with well maintained homes. The wonderful architectural details make this house appealing inside and out. The exterior design will make you think you are in Normandy with the roof and window details. Enter into a welcoming hallway with a seating alcove and coat closet. The first floor includes a large living room with fireplace and built-in shelves and cabinets, dining room with built-in china cabinet, kitchen with brick arch accents, pantry/breakfast nook and a garden room with a view and access to backyard. The beautiful staircase leads to the second floor which has three ample sized bedrooms and an updated full bath. The house is bright and cheerful due to the many windows in each room, most of which are replacement windows which are efficient and easy to clean. Hardwood floors throughout with decorative ribbon trim on the first floor. Many improvements have been made in 2021 to benefit the new owner including fresh paint, new shower plumbing and fixtures, new bath vanity and plumbing, new kitchen sink and faucet, new circulator and auto water refill system on burner, new chimney liner (2019) and capping on the exterior facia and trim areas. Nice sized and private backyard with EP Henry paver patio. Walk-up attic with additional storage. Basement laundry and storage. Detached oversized garage and private driveway. Lansdowne offers great community events, art and music entertainment, a wonderful Farmer's Market and is easily accessible to the city via a quick train ride.

Price History
4/8/2021 Listed $219,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA
Accessibility None
Appliances Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer
Architectural Style Colonial, Cottage, Tudor
Association Y/N No
Basement Full
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stucco
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s)
Days on Market 5
Exterior Features Sidewalks, Street Lights
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water
High School District WILLIAM PENN
Interior Features Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Tub Shower, Wood Floors
Levels 2
MLS Area Lansdowne Boro (10423)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 130.12
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Good
Roof Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name LANSDOWNE
Tax Annual Amount 6718.0
Tax Lot 341-000
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 7
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 1683
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N No
Full Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 1683
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Sun/Florida Room, Full Bath
Total Baths 1
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 1
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry
Inclusions Refrigerator, washer, dryer, window AC in living room - all in as is condition
Lot Dimensions 50.00 x 100.00
Lot Features Rear Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.12
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 5053.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 3
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Dining Room Main Built-Ins
Full Bath Upper 1
Kitchen Main Kitchen - Gas Cooking
Living Room Main Fireplace - Gas,Built-Ins
Primary Bedroom Upper 1
Sun/Florida Room Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19050

AVG $170K
AVG $5,490
AVG 45
Year Built
AVG 1934
AVG 65
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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