Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
105 Birch Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA
$ 1,150,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAMC2037840
  • TypeContingent
  • MunicipalityLOWER MERION TWP
  • CityBala Cynwyd
  • AreaLower Merion Twp
  • NeighborhoodBala
  • Zip19004
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1925
  • Taxes$ 10412
  • Price$ 1,150,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3098
  • Lot Size0.37 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Welcome to the residence and art studio of the American artist Stuart Yankell. This rare large lot features many decades of mature plantings, lovely secluded seating areas, a flagstone patio and captivating pergolas with old vine wisteria set amongst the gardens. Mature fruit trees and the salt water Grecian-L pool create your own private paradise. The artist's studio in the rear of the property is a soaring two story renovated barn from the late 19th century with incredible large windows, a wood stove, heating and central air. Great for home office or in-laws suite. Upon entering the property one feels embraced by the balanced rhythms of the private space. The wrapped stone walls of the covered front porch provide a graceful quiet setting for morning coffee or drinks in the evening light. Entering the home the ample foyer leads to additional rhythms of generous spaces that flow into one another. The old world features and contemporary aesthetics of the home create a rich warm atmosphere throughout. The kitchen includes granite counter-tops, a butcher block island with bar sink, dual fuel range, and a high efficiency Jotul wood stove. Throughout the home are generous bay windows. The large suite features a lovely sitting area, finely crafted built-in cabinetry, shelving, and closets as well as an elegant bath with honey onyx marble, a walk-in glass shower, heated floor and towel bars. The second floor rear sun room was recently renovated into a full scale laundry room with ample cabinetry and a stainless steel laundry sink. This house has it all! It is located in Lower Merion School District; Merion Elementary, and Bala Cynwyd Middle Schools and Lower Merion High School. Easy walk to the train station (R-4 or R-5), library, playgrounds, restaurants, and much more! Now is your chance to make this house your next home!! Don’t let this slip by. Move right in and unpack your bags!! Pool House Addition: Side of house with Seasonal Bathroom and Spacious Changing Area. (must be winterized seasonally)

Price History
5/19/2022 Listed $1,150,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Appliances Oven/Range - Gas, Dishwasher, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Washer - Front Loading, Dryer - Front Loading
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Basement Full, Unfinished
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stucco
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 14
Exclusions All existing Art Outdoors, Japanese Bidet Toilet Seats.
Garage Y/N No
Heating Central
Interior Features Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Eat-In, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors
Levels 3
Lot Size Square Feet 16238.00
MLS Area Lower Merion Twp (10640)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Features Other, Saltwater, Heated
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 371.21
Property Type Residential
School District 300200396851
School District LOWER MERION
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name BALA
Tax Annual Amount 10412.0
Tax Lot 209
Tax Year 2021
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R4

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3098
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
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 Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 3098
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Basement, Foyer, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Foundation Details Stone
Inclusions Appliances all in As-Is Condition with no monetary value.
Lot Dimensions 105.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 0.37
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Type of Parking Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Basement Lower 1
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 2
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 2 Flooring - Carpet
Bedroom 5 Upper 2 Flooring - HardWood
Dining Room Main
Family Room Main
Foyer Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main Island,Countertop(s) - Granite,Kitchen - Eat-in
Living Room Main
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1


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

Property vs Contingent Average in 19004

AVG $670K
AVG $7,770
AVG 17
Year Built
AVG 1939
AVG 49
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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