1543 Monk Road

Gladwyne, PA 19035

1/2 Baths
14,467 Sq. Ft.
$1,655 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Situated on 67 acres in one of the Philadelphia Main Line~s most exclusive areas, Linden Hill is a singular opportunity for estate living or further development. The main residence and its dependencies are in excellent condition, having been magnificently maintained by the present owners. The property is notable for its world-class architecture and its very private, park-like setting. Designed between 1928 and 1931 by Edmund B. Gilchrist for stockbroker Rodman Ellison Griscom, the property was owned...

Property Details for 1543 Monk Road

Fee Simple
Structure Type
Total Parking Spaces


Listing Courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

Property Details for 1543 Monk Road

MLS #PAMC638856
Days on Market413
Taxes$112,439 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Year Built1930
Lot Size67.70 AC / 2,949,012 SF
CountyMontgomery County

Listing Agent

Lisa Yakulis

Lisa Yakulis

Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty


P: 610.517.8445

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Building Information for 1543 Monk Road

Stories2Year Built1930Building Size-Lot Size67.70 AC / 2,949,012 SF

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$89,633 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 1543 Monk Road

  • # Bedrooms Count Main Level: 3
  • # Bathrooms Count Main Level: 5
  • # Bathrooms Full Main Level: 3
  • # Bathrooms Half Main Level: 2
    Alll Upper Levels
  • # Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 8
  • # Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 5
  • # Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 5
    Upper Level 1
  • # Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 5
  • # Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 8
  • # Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 5
Location Info
    School Info
  • School District Name: LOWER MERION
  • School District County ID: 300200396851
  • Elementary School: GLADWYNE (MONTGOMERY PA)
  • Middle Or Junior School: WELSH VALLEY (MONTGOMERY PA)
    Location Info
  • MLS Area: Lower Merion Twp (10640)
  • Location Type: Suburban
  • Municipal Trash: Yes
  • Senior Community: No
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
Association / Community Info
    Association / Community Info
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
Taxes and Assessment Info
    Tax Info
  • Tax Annual Amount: $112,439
  • Tax Year: 2021
  • School Tax: $89,526
  • County Tax: $10,639
  • City Town Tax: $12,273
  • Zoning: RAA
  • Tax Lot: 007
  • Tax ID Number: 40-00-38064-002
    Assessment Info
  • Tax Assessed Value: $2,929,200
  • Year Assessed: 2021
Financial Info
    Ground Rent
  • Ground Rent Exists: No
  • Utilities: Cable TV Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available
  • Cooling Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Electric Service: Underground, Generator, 440 Volts, 200+ Amp Service
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Water Source: Public
Building Info
  • Above Grade Finished SQFT: 14467
  • Below Grade Finished SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfinished SQFT: 0
  • Total Finished SQFT: 14467
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 14467
  • Basement Type: Full, Outside Entrance, Partially Finished
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Laundry, Other, Bedroom 6, Primary Bathroom
  • Levels/Stories: 2
  • Stories: Main, Upper 1
  • Other Structures: 2nd House, Barn/Farm Building, Barn/Stable, Cabana/Pool House, Carriage House, Garage(s), Guest House, Horse Stable, Machine Shed, Pool Equipment Shed, Poultry House, Storage Barn/Shed, Tenant House
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s), Terrace
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Stone
  • New Construction: No
  • Exterior Features: BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s), Play Area, Secure Storage, Stone Retaining Walls, Tennis Court(s), Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Other
  • Roof: Tile
Lot Info
    Lot Info
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Additional Parcels: Yes
  • Addl Parcels Descrp: 3 separately deeded parcels with additional development entitlements.
  • Fencing: Decorative, Split Rail, Invisible
  • Land Use Code: 0319
  • Lot Features: Backs to Trees, Cleared, Front Yard, Level, No Thru Street, Not In Development, Open, Partly Wooded, Pond, Premium, Private, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Secluded, SideYard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek, Subdivision Possible, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 2321.00 x 0.00
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot SQFT: 2949012
  • Lot Size Acres: 67.70
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Road Surface Type: Paved
  • Age: 1930
  • Garage: Yes
  • Type Of Parking: Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street
  • Total Garage Spaces: 10
  • Num of Detached Garage Spaces: 10
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 30
  • Garage Features: Garage Door Opener, Oversized
  • Parking Features: Circular Driveway, Private
Interior Features
    Interior Features
  • Virtual Tour URL Unbranded: https://www.seetheproperty.com/r/169092
  • Interior Features: Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Sprinkler System, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Additional Stairway, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Curved Staircase, Double/Dual Staircase, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stain/Lead Glass, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wine Storage, Window Treatments
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Count: 7
  • Flooring Type: Marble, Wood
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Hot Water
Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Pool: Yes - Personal
  • Personal Pool Features: In Ground
  • Security Features: Fire Detection System, Monitored, Motion Detectors, Security System, Smoke Detector

Property History for 1543 Monk Rd

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Feb 26, 2020

Listed (Active)


Jan 31, 2018


BRIGHT #1000270753

May 20, 2015

Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1000270753

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)




BRIGHT #1000270753


Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #1000270753


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Schools near 1543 Monk Road

Gladwyne SchoolPublicK-51.1 mi
Welsh Valley Middle SchoolPublic6-81.3 mi
Harriton Senior High SchoolPublic9-122.7 mi

Gladwyne School

K-5, 1.1 mi, Public


Welsh Valley Middle School

6-8, 1.3 mi, Public


Harriton Senior High School

9-12, 2.7 mi, Public


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1543 Monk Road is a single family home for sale in Gladwyne, PA 19035. This property was listed for sale on February 26, 2020 by Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty at $23,950,000. It has been on the market for a total of 413 days and was last sold on May 20, 1992. This listing's school district is Lower Merion School District. Nearby schools include Gladwyne School, Welsh Valley Middle School and Harriton Senior High School. 1543 Monk Road is a 11-bed, 9-bath, 14,467 sqft single family home built in 1930. This address can also be written as 1543 Monk Rd.

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