1431 Gertrude Avenue

Phoenixville, PA
$ 490,000 Beds 4 Baths 2 Sq 1,994
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Once in a great while, you will come across a hidden gem! This truly unique, custom built home that is perched on the the Schuylkill River with private access is a nature lover's paradise. This waterfront residence located in the Methacton School District is minutes away from suburbia yet offers a serene and tranquil retreat to escape to after a long day. Not only is this home just OUT of a 500 year flood plain, it's elevation provides the most stunning views of the incredible nature-scapes , Fall foliage and endless , year round sunsets. On the main level you will find the most sunny, open and airy space with cathedral ceilings along with large windows and one of three outside decks to appreciate the peaceful nature that surrounds you. Enjoy cooking and prepping for your gatherings while staying connected with your company in your stunning, new gourmet kitchen with large 6 person island. The crisp white cabinets that have undercabinet lighting with a white beveled tile backsplash contrast beautifully with the gorgeous upgraded granite. You will think you died and went to heaven when using the streamlined, high end Miele appliances, which were noted to be one of the 5 best high end appliances of 2020. These luxury appliances include a Miele dishwasher, oven, microwave/speed oven and induction cooktop. Open the sliding door and enjoy a glass of wine on the deck off the kitchen while taking in the views. This kitchen is a stunner! Sit around the large living room with gorgeous hardwood flooring that runs continuously through the main floor. On cooler nights take advantage of the pellet stove that is thermostatically controlled, creating a toasty , warm heat. Continuing on, you will find 2 of the 4 bedrooms with ample sized closets along with a large and bright full bathroom. Downstairs to the middle level, you will find the huge Master bedroom with a walk in closet of considerable size. The Master also has a bright and sunny full bath complete with stand up shower and soaking tub. Just off the bedroom, through the sliding glass doors, is your second, enormous deck that houses a hot tub and has a great sitting area with outdoor furniture that is included in the sale of this home. Picture yourself relaxing in the hot tub, taking in the picturesque views at the end of a long day. On this level there is also a substantial sized laundry room with great function and storage that also has a side door to gain access to the side or back yard. On this level you also have access to the two car garage. The bottom floor is where you will find the fourth bedroom that is currently being used as a media room. Open the door from the walkout basement to yet another outside space. This covered patio is a great place to entertain, sit around the firepit, or just take in the extensive landscaping and hardscaping. Sit and watch the boaters go by or take part in all that living on the river has to offer such as kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and fishing. Just drop your kayak in the water and enjoy all the beauty this home has to offer. Homes like this don't come around every day! Welcome Home!


  • Price
  • $ 490,000
  • Lot Size
  • 0.7 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 1,994
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Year Built
  • 2005
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Phoenixville
  • Taxes
  • 5893
  • County
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • Area
  • Lower Providence Twp
  • MLS#
  • PAMC676270
  • Zip
  • 19460
Listing Provided by: EveryHome Realtors



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Electric, Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Vinyl Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Hot Tub, Stone Retaining Walls
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Y/N No
Heating Forced Air
High School District METHACTON
Interior Features Ceiling Fan(s), Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Wine Storage, Wood Floors, Wood Stove
Levels 3
Location Type River
MLS Area Lower Providence Twp (10643)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Balcony, Deck(s), Patio(s)
Possession 61-90 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 245.74
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 5893.0
Tax Lot 012
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Panoramic, River, Water, Trees/Woods, Scenic Vista
Water Access Y/N Yes

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 1994
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels 2
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 2 1
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
Fireplace Features Other
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Heating Fuel Electric
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 1994
Main Level Bedrooms 2
Room Type Living Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Additional Bedroom
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Total Rooms 7

Exterior Features

Inclusions Refrigerator, wine refrigerator, hot tub, outdoor furniture
Lot Dimensions 76.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 0.70
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 30400.00
Navigable Water Y/N Yes
Pool Y/N No Pool
Type of Parking Driveway
Water Access Features Canoe/Kayak, Fishing Allowed, Private Access, Boat - Powered
Water Body Type River
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N Yes


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

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Based on the average sale price from the Ashburn, VA office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Unknown Elementary School
Middle School Unknown Middle School
High School Methacton High School

Price History

11/18/2020 Listed $475,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19460

AVG $300K
AVG $5,464
AVG 23
Year Built
AVG 1970


1431 Gertrude Avenue Phoenixville, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $490000 with 1994 sqft and a lot size of 0.7 Acres Acre(s). 1431 Gertrude Avenue Phoenixville has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and was built in 2005. The property's zip code is 19460 which is in Phoenixville, PA

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