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Listing 5 out of 89
$589,900 New For Sale

1140 Old Ford Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

6 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,812 sq ft; lot: 0.74 acres - MLS# PAMC555030
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Own a piece of Abingtons rich history! Built in 1866, the house was originally built to be the home of the manager and assistant manager of the iron forge mill of Smith Harper, one of Abington~s leading businessmen of the 19th century. Mr. Harper ran a prosperous milll manufacturing iron farming and garden implements from 1857 to 1902 (site was across the road from the house). He owned most of the valley from Rockledge Ave to Moredon Rd, which served as the watershed for the original waterwheel powered mill. He also helped to organize the company that built the Philadelphia to Newtown Railroad (across the road in Lorimer Park, now the Pennypack Trail). The current owners have done many updates to the the property to make it comfortable and functional, while maintaining the charm of this historic home - including an updated, remodeled kitchen with custom cabinets and soap stone counter tops, a huge family room with slate fireplace and breakfast room addition, updated bathrooms, as well as a convenient upstairs laundry room. Warm, random-width floors (second and third floors have original Pumpkin Pine floors and master bath is Teak.) The partially covered patio, and mature plantings and gardens covering the grounds, provide a peaceful, serene setting to enjoy this lovely property. A wonderful house for entertaining both inside and out. This is a unique home in a beautiful location. Truly a must see!


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Montgomery County
  • Zip Code: 19006
  • Year Built: 1866
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Huntingdon Valley
  • School District: Abington
  • Elementary School: Rydal
  • Middle School: Abington Junior
  • High School: Abington Senior
  • Sq.Ft.: 3,812 sq ft
  • Style: Colonial
  • Stories: 3+ Story
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Yes, Full
  • Fireplace: Yes, 1
  • Lot Size: 0.74 acres
  • Baths: 3
  • Zoning: V
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 3,812
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 2
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2.00
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 2
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 2
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 6
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 4
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Building Total SQFT: 3,812
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Stone, Stucco
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Exclusions: Washer & Dryer
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood
  • Heating: Oil
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Improvements: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Land Use Code: 1101
  • Laundry Type: Upper Floor
  • Lot Dimensions: 204.00 x 0.00
  • Lot SQFT: 32,120
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Room List: Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry
  • SchoolDistrictSource: Listing Agent
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 2
  • Tax Annual Amount: 10165.0
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 3,812
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Below Grade SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT: 3,812
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway
  • Water Source: Well
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Zoning Description: residential
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