200 East Biddle Street

West Chester, PA 19380

$1,395,000
Price
5
Beds
3
Baths
1
1/2 Bath
6,253 Sq. Ft.
$223 / Sq. Ft.
6,253
Sq. Ft.
$223
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 200 East Biddle Street

StatusActive Under Contract
MLS #PACT490374
Year Built1836
DOM7
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size0.44 AC / 19,097 SF
Taxes$10,426 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyChester County

Listing Agent

Michael P Ciunci

KW Greater West Chester

mikeciunci@kw.com

P: 610.256.1609

Contact Agent(s)

Property Details for 200 East Biddle Street

Subdivision
NONE AVAILABLE
Municipality
WEST CHESTER BORO
Ownership
Fee Simple
Style
Federal
Structure Type
Detached
Garage and Parking Spaces
5
Basement
Yes
County Name
CHESTER PA

Description

This impressive 1830's home offers a taste of Americana right in the heart of West Chester Borough. Overlooking Marshall Square Park, 200 E Biddle St features 2 porches and 2 balconies with ornate wrought iron work, a 7' "Flemish bond" brick privacy wall, and stunning gardens. The Federal architectural style not only creates a beautiful sense of arrival, but also means the living spaces are wide and open, and full of natural light, and there is access to the lawn and gardens from every single room... on the first floor. The history and charm of this home have been tastefully preserved with most of the original pine wood flooring and 12-foot ceilings on the second and third floors. There is beautiful trim detailing throughout, built-in bookcases and cabinets, and three gas fireplaces (kitchen, living room and master bedroom). Exquisite design features include a vestibule entry; a large, open foyer; a back staircase; mud room; and a large master suite with a dressing room that expands along one entire side of the home. There is also a conveniently located 2nd floor laundry, a large storage space on the 4th floor, and there is an unfinished basement with a root cellar that offers a sense of history all on its own. The gardens were specifically designed to complement the notably understated exterior design elements of the home - all characteristic of the Federal architectural style. Enclosed behind the brick privacy wall, the formal gardens include ivy covered walls and trellises, a wall fountain and fish pond, and formally laid-out beds that attract birds and butterflies. Flora and fauna include twin cryptomeria, Crape Myrtle, Rose of Sharon, roses, Korean boxwood peonies, and irises. There is a stunning brick patio overlooking the gardens and an equally stunning back patio accessible through an ivy-covered archway. Other landscaping includes a beloved catalpa tree, rhododendron, azaleas, lily of the valley, hosta, and cypress. This enchanting home and gardens are situated in one of the most coveted locations in West Chester Borough, overlooking Marshall Square Park and within a quick stroll to shopping, dining and cultural attractions. In a Borough coup, there is also private parking that can accommodate up to 5 cars. 200 E Biddle St is a very special place, built in the 1830's by an astronomer and originally used as a Quaker boys' boarding school. History meets contemporary home design with a large kitchen, bathrooms and living spaces. This home deserves a personal visit. Inquire today!

Location

Listing Courtesy of KW Greater West Chester

Building Information for 200 East Biddle Street

Stories-Year Built1836Building Size-Lot Size0.44 AC / 19,097 SF

Payment Calculator

$5,886 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

Principal and Interest

$5,018

Property Taxes

$869

HOA Dues

$0

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Property Information for 200 East Biddle Street

Listing / Compensation / Market Information
    Listing Information
  • Buyer Agent Full Name: Michael P Ciunci (3130493)
  • Selling Agent Full Name: Michael P Ciunci
  • Listing Agent MLS ID: 3130493
  • Selling Agent MLS ID: 3130493
  • List Agent Full Name: Michael P Ciunci (3130493)
  • List Agents: Michael P Ciunci (3130493)
  • Buyer Agents: Michael P Ciunci (3130493)
  • Listing Agent Full Name: Michael P Ciunci
Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Features
  • Fireplace Features: Gas/Propane
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Count: 3
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Hot Water, Baseboard - Electric
  • Interior Features: Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Formal/Separate Dining Room, Wood Floors
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-1, Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 2-2, Bedrooms-Upper Level 2-3, Bathrooms Half-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-2
    Parking Information
  • Garage: No
  • Type Of Parking: Off Street
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 5
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: No Pool
    Location Information
  • Cross Street: N Matlack St
  • Directions: Heading into West Chester Borough from Paoli Pike, turn R onto N Matlack. R onto E Biddle. Home is on the right
  • Historic: Yes
  • MLS Area: West Chester Boro (10301)
  • Sub System Locale: BRIGHT_MAIN
  • System Locale: BRIGHT
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
    School Information
  • School District Name: WEST CHESTER AREA
  • School District County ID: 300200397342
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • New Construction: No
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 2, Upper 3
    Green Information
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Fencing: Privacy, Masonry/Stone
  • Land Use Code: R10
  • Lot Features: Corner, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Private, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 0.00 x 0.00
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 19097
  • Lot Size Acres: .44
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: NC2
  • Age: 1836.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Electric, Natural Gas, Oil
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
    Basement
  • Basement Type: Full, Unfinished
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT: 0
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 3
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2: 2.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3: .00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 3
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 4
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 5
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 0
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 3
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 0
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 3
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 0
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2: 2
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3: 0
    Half Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 2: 0
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 3: 0
    Rooms
  • Room List: Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Game Room, Family Room, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Laundry, Mud Room, Storage Room, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Attic, Bonus Room, Half Bath
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • City Town Tax: $2,200
  • County Tax: $1,381
  • School Tax: $6,846
  • Tax Annual Amount: $10,426
  • Tax Lot: 0185
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Tax ID Number: 01-05 -0185
  • Year Assessed: 2019
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $248,420
  • Land Assessed Value: $67,610
  • Tax Assessed Value: $316,030
    Sale Information
  • Possession: Negotiable
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 200 East Biddle Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Oct 7, 2019Active Under Contract

BRIGHT #PACT490374

Oct 1, 2019Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #PACT490374

$1,395,000
Apr 21, 1998Closed

Public Record #21929450

$410,100
DateEvent & SourcePrice
10/07/2019
Active Under Contract

BRIGHT #PACT490374

10/01/2019
Listed (Active)

BRIGHT #PACT490374

$1,395,000
04/21/1998
Closed

Public Record #21929450

$410,100

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 200 East Biddle Street

Taxable ValueLand$67,610Additions$248,420Total$316,030
Tax Record2019$10,302
Home Facts
Beds6Baths5.5Finished Sq.Ft.6,253 SqFtStories3Lot Size19,097 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1836ZoningNC2

Schools near 200 East Biddle Street

AllElementaryMiddleHigh
SchoolTypeGradesDistanceRating
West Chester Friends SchoolPrivatePK-50.2 mi
NR
West Chester Henderson High SchoolPublic9-120.3 mi
9
St Agnes Catholic SchoolPrivatePK-80.4 mi
NR
Westtown SchoolPrivatePK-120.8 mi
NR

West Chester Friends School

PK-5, 0.2 mi, Private

NR

West Chester Henderson High School

9-12, 0.3 mi, Public

9

St Agnes Catholic School

PK-8, 0.4 mi, Private

NR

Westtown School

PK-12, 0.8 mi, Private

NR

School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

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