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1114 Prospect Ave Elkins Park, PA 19027
  • For Sale
  • Single Family

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$775,000 $145/Sq. ft.
8 Beds 4 Baths 2 Partial Baths 5,348 Sq. ft. 14,670 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylecolonial_revival
  • Age 121 Years
  • MLS# PAMC2008224
  • Listed 1 Month 5 Days Ago


Stately 3 story Manor home in Elkins Park with flagstone center walkway leading to iron grill glass front door that opens to a private marble floor vestibule. The vestibule opens to a 2-story grand Foyer with refinished original recently finished hardwood floors turned staircase. 10' ceilings throughout the first floor. Center hall Foyer opens into spacious formal Living room with double French glass doors, turn of the century masonry fireplace with custom marble surround with custom mahogany mantle and large double-hung windows flanking each side of fireplace & triple eyebrow windows on side wall plus double French doors on the back wall leads to the back porch. The Grand center Foyer also opens to formal Dining Room with custom chair rail & crown molding, large triple window, and swing door that opens to the Kitchen with a separate eating room that offers custom, built-in glass door double pantry. Working Kitchen with hardwood floor, island offering stainless steel sink and dishwasher. Separate work area with Corian countertop. 2nd dishwasher, under-mount stainless steel sink & gas sealed burner cooktop with custom ceramic tile backsplash. Separate double wall oven, additional built-in glass door pantry cabinet, cast iron gas fireplace with custom tiled floor & wall plus brick accent wall. Large recently renovated Solarium just refinished with brick herringbone floor with vaulted ceiling & custom beams, 7 newly installed double-hung windows, 4 custom skylights & double French doors leading to first floor Dining Room. 2 completely renovated Powder rooms on 1st floor and a separate Laundry Room that can work as a mudroom. Custom black walnut turned staircase off of Foyer leading to large 2nd-floor landing. This home has 8 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and 2 half baths. The second floor offers large bedrooms with 9' ceilings & custom millwork. The Master Bedroom features an au pair suite/study & a gorgeous Master Bath with custom marble tiled walls and heated floor, a huge walk-in seamless glass door shower with marble tile & 2 showerheads. Beautiful replica eggshell clawfoot tub & custom cherry double vanity with Grey Granite top, custom mirrors & hardware. 3 full custom baths on the 2nd floor plus 1 additional full bath on the 3rd level. There are two other large bedrooms that share a comfortable full bathroom and a junior suite at the other end of the hallway with its own full bath. The third floor is only accessible via the service stairs and has another 4 bedrooms and a brand-new full marble bathroom.Built in 1901 by railroad magnate, T. Voorhees, this house was eventually bought and renovated by the Gimbel family, of Gimbel Department Stores fame. Located in Elkins Park, just outside of Philadelphia, this neighborhood has much to offer in a tranquil setting. The home is in the award-winning Cheltenham school district, close to shopping, supermarkets, hospitals, the Elkins Park train station, and a short drive away from Center City Philadelphia. The home sits on a 0.34-acre (14, 670 SF) lot, with beautifully maintained landscaping. There are two porches and a large concrete patio, ready for entertaining!

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  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 5 Level: Upper 2
  • Bedroom 6 Level: Upper 2
  • Master Bedroom Features: Fireplace - Wood Burning, Flooring - HardWood, Crown Molding, Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Bedroom 2 Features: Flooring - HardWood, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Bedroom 3 Features: Flooring - HardWood, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Bedroom 5 Features: Walk-In Closet(s), Flooring - HardWood
  • Bedroom 6 Features: Flooring - HardWood


  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 2
  • Master Bathroom Level: Upper 1
  • Master Bathroom Features: Countertop(s) - Granite, Double Sink, Flooring - Tile, Soaking Tub

Interior Features

  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Crown Moldings
  • Exposed Beams
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen - Island
  • Kitchen - Table Space
  • Primary Bath(s)
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Skylight(s)
  • Soaking Tub
  • Stall Shower
  • Tub Shower
  • Wood Floors
  • Additional Stairway
  • Chair Railings
  • Floor Plan - Traditional
  • Pantry
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Basement


  • Dishwasher
  • Oven - Wall
  • Oven - Double
  • Oven/Range - Gas
  • Stainless Steel Appliances

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Window Unit(s)
  • Heating Features: Baseboard - Hot Water, Radiant
  • Heating: Yes

Kitchen and Dining

  • Breakfast Room Features: Flooring - HardWood, Built-Ins
  • Breakfast Room Level: Main
  • Dining Room Features: Flooring - HardWood, Crown Molding, Chair Rail
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Kitchen Features: Flooring - HardWood, Breakfast Room, Fireplace - Other, Kitchen - Gas Cooking, Kitchen - Eat-in, Pantry, Built-Ins
  • Kitchen Level: Main

Other Rooms

  • Extra Room-1 Level: Upper 2
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Extra Room-1 Features: Flooring - HardWood
  • Living Room Features: Flooring - HardWood, Crown Molding, Fireplace - Wood Burning

Land Info

  • Lot Size Acres: 0.3367769
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 14670

Garage and Parking

  • Parking Features: Driveway

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No
  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0

Other Property Info

  • Municipality: CHELTENHAM TWP
  • Annual Tax Amount: 10305.0
  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: MONTGOMERY
  • Disclaimer: Standard
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Source Neighborhood: ELKINS PARK
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 3060
  • Subdivision: ELKINS PARK
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 5348
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Above Grade Finished Area: 5348
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • Property Age: 121
  • Levels or Stories: 3
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • House Style: Colonial
  • Total Area Sqft: 5348

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
4 Myers El School K-4 0.3 mi
7 Cedarbrook Middle School 7-8 1.7 mi
5 Cheltenham High School 9-12 2.1 mi
4 Elkins Park School 5-6 0.9 mi
NA R & R Perelman Jewish D S-Forman Private School NR 0.1 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Property History for 1114 Prospect Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2021-09-23 Price Changed $775,000 $144 BrightMLS
2021-09-14 Price Changed $795,000 $148 BrightMLS
2021-08-20 Listed $819,900 $153 BrightMLS
2012-02-04 Listing removed $370,000 $69 BrightMLS
2012-02-04 Listing removed $225,000 $42 BrightMLS
2010-05-21 Price Changed $225,000 $42 BrightMLS
2010-05-04 Price Changed $228,000 $42 BrightMLS
2010-02-14 Price Changed $299,900 $56 BrightMLS
2009-11-17 Price Changed $305,000 $57 BrightMLS
2009-11-11 Price Changed $310,000 $57 BrightMLS
2009-09-21 Listed $339,900 $63 BrightMLS
2009-09-16 Relisted $370,000 $69 BrightMLS
2009-06-15 Listing removed $370,000 $69 BrightMLS
1986-01-24 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.