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Fantastic opportunity to own an affordable condo in the Chestnut Hill area, and its PRICED to MOVE...... END Unit let me repeat an END UNIT --- 3 bedrooms 2.5 Bath. Two/Three Story townhome. Comfortable space, with efficient kitchen, main floor laundry, great light filled dining area, large great room with fireplace and access to back court yard. 2nd floor all the bedrooms are large with nice closet space, the ancillary bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings and access to hall bath. The Owners Suite is large, features a private full bath, and walk in lighted closet. The third floor features a small loft area, access to the utility closet and access to roof top deck, enjoy a cocktail or cup of Joe as you look out over the horizon. Needs TLC but priced accordingly with a little bit of effort instant equity can be had. Wont last bring me an offer .....
Looking for a Home with Great Character on a Quiet Street! Enter this spacious Chestnut Hill Twin which features beautiful refinished hardwood floors throughout, lots of updated windows for great natural lighting, custom tile faux fireplace in Living Room, gorgeous woodwork and staircases, Updated Oak Cabinet kitchen with an abundance of granite countertops, Stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile backsplash, soft close drawers, sink overlooking double window, and LARGE pantry. The laundry room/half bath is conveniently located on main level with access to large rear yard. The 2nd level features 3 great size bedrooms with the main bedroom having a great space for a walk in closet, plus a 2nd closet. The ceramic tile hall bath is complete with a tub/shower. The 3rd floor is very spacious with two bedrooms and another full bath with extra space for a dressing room or endless possibilities. Other features of this beautiful home include off street parking, all bedrooms having overhead lighting and/or ceiling fans, glass doorknobs, relaxing front covered porch to enjoy the quaintness of the 'no-outlet' street, full unfinished basement with exterior exit for endless possibilities as well. This home is conveniently located close to Chestnut Hill shops, restaurants and public transportation as well. Be sure to set up a showing today!
Lovingly renovated by its current owners, this 1860's Italianate home has an elegance and sophistication that is truly special. The spacious entry foyer sets the stage with its high ceilings and venetian plastered walls. The living room is large and commanding with eleven foot ceilings, seven foot windows, fireplace, and built-in shelving. Perfect for entertaining, the dining room has two sets of french doors that open to both enclosed and open porches. The kitchen is complete with custom cabinetry, original cupboard and pantry, soapstone countertops, Wolf range, and Sub-Zero refrigerator.Off the kitchen are the renovated mud and laundry room. A light- filled staircase leads to the second floor with the master bedroom, bath, and sitting room, and three additional bedrooms down a long dramatic hallway. The third floor has two additional bedrooms, presently used as studio space, and a former bathroom with cedar closet that awaits remodeling.The homes basement has a small workspace and lots of room for storage.The grounds are lovely and private, with mature, specimen plantings, that can be viewed from both porches. Walkable to top of the Hill's great shops and restaurants, the Wissahickon, and just a few blocks from the train.
Priced to Sell! This Chestnut Hill home was built in 1963 on the former Richard Levick Estate. This move in ready, center hall Colonial has new windows, new stucco, new roof, and is just waiting for your finishing touches. Hardwood floors have been refinished throughout the home. First floor features include a sun filled living room with a wood burning fireplace, a dining room with sliders to a back patio. The family room leads to an eat-in kitchen, a convenient updated powder room and large laundry room with access to the attached garage completes this floor. The second floor includes a master bedroom with a private bathroom, 3 additional bedrooms with ample closet space, a hall bathroom and a bonus room that can be used as a walk-in closet or for storage. The unfinished basement has been professionally waterproofed. There is a new heater, air conditioner, and hot water heater. Just a short stroll to the village of Chestnut HIll and the Regional Rail lines of Chestnut Hill East and Chestnut Hill West . Showings will begin at the Open House on Sunday 11/3.
Rare find in desirable Chestnut Hill! Bright and sunny move-in ready home across the street from the playground with an attached garage and additional private parking. Hardwood floors, spacious kitchen, powder room, neutral decor, and partially finished basement. Walk to restaurants, Farmers Market, and public transportation!
Gorgeous Chestnut Hill Colonial fully restored with charm, character and modern conveniences. This 5 bedroom, 3 full and 1 half bath home with an oversized 2 car garage is located just steps from the Wissahickon Trail and a large corner lot fronting on Waterman Ave. This location cannot be beat! Modern layout with hardwood floors throughout, first floor guest room with full bath (perfect for an in-law or au pair suite), an office/den, butler~s pantry area with wet bar and beverage fridge, finished mudroom, covered front porch, open kitchen which leads to the dining room and living room with views to the rear patio and garden. The finished basement offers additional living space, complete with a wine cellar and second laundry room with cabinets and sink. The second level has been completely remodeled to include 2 eloquently done full bathrooms, 4 bedrooms with large closets and a desk nook. Additional features include: Andersen 400 Series replacement windows with full divided light grills and screens, Designer selected Custom Lighting with recessed lights throughout all rooms, Butler~s Pantry with Quartz countertop and sink, Sub-Zero Beverage fridge, laundry area for stackable washer and dryer, Covered back patio, Wired cable jacks throughout. Kitchen: UltraCraft White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets with kitchen island including crown molding, Amazing Vent-a-Hood Designer 42~ Stainless Steel Hood with Pot Rail, Sub-Zero 36~ Panel Ready Refrigerator, Wolf 36~ Gas Range with Griddle, Asko Panel Ready Dishwasher, Wolf Microwave in island, Gourmet kitchen island with Quartz overhang to conveniently tuck barstools underneath, Designer selected Quartz countertops with white farm sink, Designer kitchen faucet with spray. Forced central air units in basement and attic for independent zones, Crown Boiler with multi zone controls, Kohler fixtures in bathrooms, Summer winter hookup 50-gallon hot water heater. Designer Selected hardware. All this and more in a convenient location walkable to the shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill, as well as 2 train stations for an easy commute to Center City Philadelphia, and on street access to Fairmount Park and the Wissahickon Creek trails.
Welcome to Chestnut Hill! This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is conveniently located 1 block from Germantown Avenue and neighboring Water Tower fields, playground and tennis courts. Enjoy the excitement of the neighborhood from the recently renovated front porch or enjoy the beautiful views from the large rear deck! The first floor features hardwood floors, Living room, Dining room and open kitchen area that is perfect for entertaining. Kitchen features granite counters, stainless appliances custom backsplash and large island. Second floor features 3 bedrooms and brand new hall bath. The hallway skylight allows plenty of light to brighten the entire house. The basement is completely finished and includes a full bath with ceramic tiled floors, laundry area, plenty of storage and new hot water heater. This fine home is located within walking distance of public transportation, shops, restaurants, library and schools! Its been well cared for and loved by the owners. A pleasure to show and won't last. Open Sunday 1:00-3:00. Please send your buyers
A very rare offering. 8315 Seminole Street, built in 1925 by G.W. & W.D Hewitt architects and situated on one of the most prestigious streets in the charming enclave of Chestnut Hill, has been fully restored and re-envisioned for modern living. In 2014, under the guidance of Philadelphia architect John S. Andrews Inc. and a leading NYC interior designer, this property was updated to perfection. Upon entering the large three-story foyer, one is embraced by the homes charm and elegance. The living room with a new gas burning fireplace and large original glass windows overlooks the lush surrounding landscape. On the other side of the entry foyer is the dazzling dining room with new shimmering wall covering and chandelier. A lovely sun porch flows off the dining room and offers floor to ceiling views of the property's specimen trees. Also on the first floor are a chic new study with grass cloth wall covering and new custom milled bookshelves, a new powder room, and a new elegant eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, Joanne Hudson tile backsplash, Calcutta gold marble countertops, Subzero, Wolf and Bosch appliances, radiant heat floors, banquette seating for up to 10 and a wet bar perfect for entertaining. The kitchen connects to a mudroom with custom cubbies and extra storage. From the mudroom, one can exit to the back terrace that leads to the pebbled patio and a detached two-car garage. On the second and third floors, there are a total of 5/6 bedrooms and 4 full baths as well as a new second-floor laundry room and playroom, both spaces with fitted with custom built-ins. The 2nd-floor master is complete with original wood burning fireplace, new dressing room with island, and an en-suite master bath with two sinks and a large shower with Calcutta gold porcelain tiles from Porcelanosa. All bathrooms were masterfully updated by Dennis F. Meyer Inc. and the whole house was renovated by a team of artisans. All new electrical, a new high-efficiency natural gas heating system, 3 zones of high-velocity cooling as well as a basement cedar closet have been added for modern living. The manageable grounds, just under half an acre, have been skillfully designed over the last four years. New pebble patios, garden beds, and a newly planted wall of trees all help create an outdoor sanctuary. In addition, landscape lighting was added to elegantly note the beauty of the yard and the home in the evening. The homes stone foundation has been sealed and masons have professionally tuck pointed the facade.Premium wireless service throughout the home installed by World Wide Stereo and a new sound system on the main level make 8315 Seminole the rarest of finds a new home steeped in the tradition of the past and one perfect for entertaining and family life. The property is walkable to two commuter train stations, Chestnut Hill's quality shops and restaurants on Germantown Avenue, local public and private schools and the walking, biking and riding trails of the Wissahickon Park. Seller is a licensed PA agent.
Today's buyers will feel right at home in this stately Chestnut Hill single with over 5000 square feet of space, six fireplaces, a lovely half acre lot with loads of privacy and a detached carriage house and garage with an elevator to a finished 2nd floor. Originally built in the 1880s as a Victorian style house, the home was later rehabbed by noted architect Robert McGoodwin and transformed into a French Norman residence. The front entrance with its impressive columns, wide stone steps and welcoming red front door opens to an interior that is gracious and appealing. The first floor consists of a large reception hall, pretty LR with French doors, formal dining room, an expansive and comfortable year round sun room with endless windows, a lovely library with many built ins, a charming up to date country kitchen with open shelving, granite counters, center island and tile backsplash, breakfast room and butler~s pantry with a slate floor used for entertaining. All of the main rooms have fireplaces. There is also a laundry area and two powder rooms on the first floor. There is a 3-room main bedroom suite plus bathroom on the 2nd floor with fireplaces in two of the rooms, two additional bedrooms and a large hall bathroom. The third floor offers four rooms, all freshly painted with brand new carpeting, and a bath. The home has been well maintained with central air for the first and third floors, split units on the 2nd floor, updated electric, newer 3-zoned high efficiency furnace and many other upgrades. Refinished wood floors gleam and the closet space in the home is incredible. The detached carriage house with two car garage is a delight with an elevator to 2nd floor quarters -- perfect for an in-law, au pair or for use as an office. A long driveway curves from front to back offering additional off street parking. Trains and buses are close by and Chestnut Hill shopping is within walking distance. This is a truly wonderful property at an affordable price. Come see.
For building your foundation, consider this quaint Chestnut Hill Twin. Imagine what you~ll achieve and experience in this exceptional home, built with 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, hardwood flooring throughout and a spacious backyard. The possibilities are limitless. The proximity to the Wyndmoor train station and the shops and restaurants on Germantown Ave make this an ideal home for anyone looking for all that Chestnut Hill has to offer. Feel its potential in person by booking a private tour today.
MOTIVATED SELLER! ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED!This luxurious new construction home built by premier local builders, Baker Street Partners sits on just under .50 acre lot & spans over 5000 square feet. Situated on a quiet friendly street, its only a short walk to all that Chestnut Hill offers; with its family friendly community of cobbled stone streets, restaurants, shopping, parks, walking trails and fun activities. Gracious 2 story reception hall with soaring ceilings and a grand sweeping butterfly staircase draws you into this elegant home. Magnificent details of open spaces, coffered ceilings, detailed mill work, random 7" width hardwood floors and thoughtful moldings showcase a floor plan for today's living with architectural details and design of Chestnut Hill's stately older homes. A masterpiece of design and craftsmanship for today's lifestyle. Entertain in grand style in the large sunlit living room with magnificent coffered ceilings and wainscotting wall trim which flows into the family/den area that features gorgeous back wall of french transomed doors. Brick styled indoor/outdoor gas fireplace with built in shelving and beautiful 9 paneled molding above the reclaimed wood mantle looks out onto the beautiful Pennsylvania blue slate farm styled covered patio and private outdoor space. Large bright formal dining room is stunning with spectacular lighting and contemporary styled french doors that lead into the kitchen. Tremendous top of the line kitchen includes all superior professional Thermadore Masterpiece Collection with a home connection experience that allows you to control your appliances from a smart device! Premium finishes, a true gourmet kitchen! Beautiful suede finished Calcutta style Silestone quartz counter tops. Top of the line furniture style cabinets with all details carefully selected and quality crafted such as aged brass styled hardware. Custom leather seating banquette with an amazing hand crafted English Walnut table. Mudroom off of the kitchen and garage that you will love! Brick styled herringboned patterned flooring with a perfect sized niche covered in Ship Lap to drop off coats and shoes. Beautiful powder room with old styled marble basin sink, Your own sunlit back office space to run the house sits in the most convenient spot with entrance to the covered patio. Back stairs to the 2nd floor are also found off the kitchen. 2nd floor offers a fantastic reading nook at the top of the landing with custom cabinetry. Master bedroom is a private oasis with vaulted ceilings, large spacious closet, en suite bath that features a free standing tub, restoration hardware St. James collection double vanity with Calcutta gold suede finish countertop, heated floor with exquisite basket weave imported stone flooring, oversized double shower with seamless shower doors and private water closet. 3 more bedrooms are offered on this floor with 2 bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom with amazing sunlight, beautiful tumble subway tile, double vanity and private water closet. Stunning hall bath that offers a standing shower covered in Carrera marble herringbone design, & designer floor with seamless shower door. 3rd floor offers buyers to customize either a 5th bedroom or dedicated office space with full bath and plenty of storage space. Lower level has full bath, open space for media room, gym or whatever your needs may be! Spacious rooms abound in this home with a flow that is perfect for all of your entertaining needs. TEN YEAR TAX ABATEMENT.
Welcome to 30 West Chestnut Hill Avenue - An historic restoration and renovation of a classic stone house in prime top of the hill location. This 5 BR/3 full plus 2 half BA late 19th century home features a recreated floor plan ideal for today's modern lifestyle.Inviting entry foyer with stone fireplace and original millwork is flooded with natural light. Light oak floors, large windows and white walls give this house a light and airy feel. Spacious living room with another fireplace and gorgeous new crown molding opens to a large dining room with fireplace and French doors opening to covered porch. A true chef's eat-in kitchen including Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, chic black and white cabinetry, contemporary quartz countertops, island and bar area perfect for entertaining. Rear mud room with custom built-in cubbies and bench plus powder room complete this fabulous living floor. Ascend to the second floor with the luxurious master suite. Spacious MBR with 2 closets plus spa-lie en-suite marble BA, with oversized step-in shower with frame less glass door, double vanity separate water closet and radiant-heated floor. Large light filled guest room plus new hall bathroom and home office/sitting room completed this floor. Third floor features 2 additional guest BR's with adjoining full bathroom. New finished lower level is incredible additional living space. Spacious flexible room ideal for media room/playroom/ gym including wet bar and powder room. Additional room with closet could make a guest BR or flexible living or storage room. With all new systems including new dual HVAC, plumbing, electric, tankless hot water heater and a modern floor plan this house has all the benefits of new construction coupled with all the original character and details of a historic Chestnut Hill house. Gorgeous new landscaping including flagstone patio and enclose yard perfect for dog lovers. Lovely new stone and gravel pathways and plantings. Short walk to the train, shops, markets, restaurants and cafes on Germantown Avenue. Convenient to Center City, major highways and the suburbs. Truly exceptional.
Presenting 437 West Chestnut Hill Avenue, one of Chestnut Hill's finest estates, set on 2.87 beautifully landscaped acres. The 2 and 1/2 story Georgian Styled residence was designed by noted Philadelphia Architect Arthur Brockie. This one-of-a-kind property has been lovingly updated, cared for and preserved throughout the years, and includes many recent improvements by the current owners. The front to back entry hall with fireplace is the perfect place to greet guests, and both formal and cozy spaces abound. Large formal dining room with fireplace and original moldings, paneled study with built in's and fireplace, formal living room and a delightful sunroom with commanding views of the entire property. The new eat-in kitchen is a chefs delight with center island, prep area, Sub-Zero's, a Viking commercial range and breakfast area, perfect for everyday family meals. Just off the kitchen is the new family room, with custom built-ins, small bar/beverage area and study. The lavish master suite offers his and her updated baths and closets, including an extra-large walk-in closet and separate dressing room. Multiple bedroom suites with updated baths, large second floor laundry and den, inviting and large third floor with additional bedrooms, baths and gym. A carriage house, green house, pool and multiple terraces complete this spectacular estate. Rich with original details and complimented by many recent improvements, this property is one of the area's finest offerings.
Open House this Sunday, November 17th, 1-4pm. Location, Location, Location -- come get this private 4 bed, 2.5 bath colonial located on a cul-de-sac street. Ample parking in the 1-car garage, newly resurfaced driveway, and on the street. Walking distance to the heart of Chestnut Hill and public transportation (Amtrak & SEPTA). Nice-sized fenced in yard with shed -- ample room for kidos & fidos to play. Large bedrooms & closets. Large, updated eat-in kitchen with gas range. Hardwood floors throughout most of home. Convenient main-level laundry room with wash tub. Finished basement with a fantastic-sized cedar closet. Big basement crawl space, plus constructed shelving in garage, plus floored attic (pull-down stairs) for plenty of storage. Mostly renovated & updated, especially brand new Master Bath w/marble vanity. This Chestnut Hill gem won't last long.
Nestled among prestigious Chestnut Hill homes, this property offers great opportunities in a very special location. The home sits on a large wooded lot on a beautiful shaded street. Acclaimed private schools and the Wissahickon Skating Club are a short walk down the road. Standard Colonial style, living room features a large picture window surrounded by built-in bookcases, dining room, an added porch study room off the the dining room, eat-in kitchen, family room with a wood burning fireplace and slider doors. Central air conditioning with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths. Newer heating and cooling systems. 2 car attached garage. Property can be nicely upgraded. Affordable with so much to offer to a special buyer.
Spectacular new construction in desirable location in Chestnut Hill. 4-stop elevator runs from the finished lower level all the way up to the secondary bedroom floor. Fabulous living floor perfect for today's modern lifestyle. Spacious living room with gas fireplace, coffered ceiling and gorgeous French doors. Center formal dining room perfect for entertaining and holidays. A true Chef's Eat-In Kitchen featuring Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and back splash, choice of quartz/marble/granite counter tops, island with seating for 3-4, wine refrigerator with open shelving ideal for entertaining. Access to rear mud room with custom built-in cubbies and bench area plus convenient powder room. Ascend to the master floor oasis encompassing the entire second floor. Spacious 22x14 Master Bedroom. Runway-style hallway leads to dual walk-in closets with custom built-in shelving and drawers opening to huge spa-like master bathroom with over sized step-in shower with bench, custom dual vanities, luxurious soaking tub and separate water closet. Convenient laundry room plus sitting room or home office complete this floor. Third floor features lovely guest suite with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms each with walk-in closets and a shared bathroom plus a second laundry room. Spacious finished lower level with media room/play room/home gym/home office, powder room, plus guest suite with en-suite full bathroom perfect for au-pair or in-law quarters. 2 car garage. Located in the heart of Chestnut Hill, these detached homes are just a short stroll to multiple train stations as well as the shops, markets and restaurants on Germantown Avenue. 25 minutes to Center City, easy access to the suburbs, transportation, major highways and Fairmount Park. 10 year property tax abatement. Truly exceptional homes in a lovely enclave of this charming and historic section of Philadelphia.
Spectacular new construction in desirable location in Chestnut Hill. 4-stop elevator runs from the finished lower level all the way up to the secondary bedroom floor. Fabulous living floor perfect for today's modern lifestyle. Spacious living room with gas fireplace, coffered ceiling and gorgeous French doors. Center formal dining room perfect for entertaining and holidays. A true Chef's Eat-In Kitchen featuring Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and back splash, choice of quartz/marble/granite counter tops, island with seating for 3-4, wine refrigerator with open shelving ideal for entertaining. Access to rear mud room with custom built-in cubbies and bench area plus convenient powder room. Ascend to the master floor oasis encompassing the entire second floor. Spacious 22x14 Master Bedroom. Runway-style hallway leads to dual walk-in closets with custom built-in shelving and drawers opening to huge spa-like master bathroom with over sized step-in shower with bench, custom dual vanities, luxurious soaking tub and separate water closet. Convenient laundry room plus sitting room or home office complete this floor. Third floor features lovely guest suite with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms each with walk-in closets and a shared bathroom plus a second laundry room. Spacious finished lower level with media room/play room/home gym/home office, powder room, plus guest suite with en-suite full bathroom perfect for au-pair or in-law quarters. 2 car garage. Located in the heart of Chestnut Hill, this magnificent schist stone home is just a short stroll to multiple train stations as well as the shops, markets and restaurants on Germantown Avenue. 25 minutes to Center City, easy access to the suburbs, transportation, major highways and Fairmount Park. 10 year property tax abatement. Truly exceptional homes in a lovely enclave of this charming and historic section of Philadelphia.
Spectacular new construction in desirable location in Chestnut Hill. Optional 4-stop elevator runs from the finished lower level all the way up to the secondary bedroom floor. Fabulous living floor perfect for today's modern lifestyle. Spacious living room with gas fireplace, coffered ceiling and gorgeous French doors. Center formal dining room perfect for entertaining and holidays. A true Chef's Eat-In Kitchen featuring Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and back splash, choice of quartz/marble/granite counter tops, island with seating for 3-4, wine refrigerator with open shelving ideal for entertaining. Access to rear mud room with custom built-in cubbies and bench area plus convenient powder room. Ascend to the master floor oasis encompassing the entire second floor. Spacious 22x14 Master Bedroom. Runway-style hallway leads to dual walk-in closets with custom built-in shelving and drawers opening to huge spa-like master bathroom with over sized step-in shower with bench, custom dual vanities, luxurious soaking tub and separate water closet. Convenient laundry room plus sitting room or home office complete this floor. Third floor features lovely guest suite with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms each with walk-in closets and a shared bathroom plus a second laundry room. Spacious optional finished lower level with media room/play room/home gym/home office, optional powder room, plus optional guest suite with en-suite full bathroom perfect for au-pair or in-law quarters. 2 car garage. Located in the heart of Chestnut Hill, these detached homes are just a short stroll to multiple train stations as well as the shops, markets and restaurants on Germantown Avenue. 25 minutes to Center City, easy access to the suburbs, transportation, major highways and Fairmount Park. 10 year property tax abatement. Truly exceptional homes in a lovely enclave of this charming and historic section of Philadelphia.
Welcome to Beaufort, a truly spectacular property, in the most desirable Chestnut Hill location, beautifully sited on 1 acre overlooking the Wissahickon Valley Park. Designed by Tilden and Register architects, and built circa 1910, this exquisite center hall colonial underwent an extensive renovation in 2013. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted architectural details and moldings. Enter a large entry hall with handsome staircase, formal living room with french doors, large formal dining room, cozy wood paneled library, all with working fireplaces. Fabulous Joanne Hudson gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles, adjacent butler's pantry and family room. Upstairs, in addition to a wonderful master suite with sitting room, fireplace and terrace, two floors of bedrooms, baths, laundry, offices and gym The separate carriage house has a 4-car garage and well appointed 3-room apartment. Extensive landscape plan with tiered lawns, stone walls, brick patios, lovely pool with restored bluestone pool surround. Enjoy an extremely private setting, enviable commute to Center City, and a short walk to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, public transportation, just steps from the coveted Wissahickon trails.
Nicknamed "Efnemheim" after the original owner's daughters, this magnificent French-style stone home sits on a quiet yet desirable street in Chestnut Hill. Built in 1918 by Walter H. Thomas, this 7 bedroom home features original linden and walnut wood paneled walls, leaded glass, slate flooring, random-width hardwood floors, and multiple fireplaces throughout. In the right wing lies a half bath and a gorgeous study with ample room for books. Connected to the sun-filled living room, there is a spacious sunroom surrounded by windows showing off the well-maintained 1.58 acre lot. To the left of the entrance after you pass the dining room, complimented by a wall of windows and beautiful crown molding, you find the cozy family room with beautiful paneling, a large bay window, recessed lighting throughout, and doors to the backyard terrace. The huge kitchen is connected to the dining room and features a breakfast area, two large islands, granite countertops, a butler's pantry, custom cabinetry with extensive storage, double ovens, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, and a Jenn-Air 6-burner stovetop - a cook's kitchen! In addition to the main hardwood staircase, there is a secondary staircase off of the kitchen. The master suite is located on the second floor and has an ensuite bathroom, fireplace, and sitting room. There are 3 more spacious rooms, 3 other bathrooms, 2 of which were newly renovated, an office, and a billiards room. The third floor completes the grandeur of the house with 3 more bedrooms, a full bath, and an abundance of storage including an original cedar room. Enjoy the beautiful grounds, excellent location, and close proximity to everything Chestnut Hill has to offer - St. Martins Station, access to the walking trails of Fairmount Park, the shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill.
Incredible opportunity to own a unique H. Luis Duhring designed Cotswold home. This spectacular property sits above Crefeld Street and overlooks Fairmount Park. Offering an incredible layout with beautiful architectural details throughout. Enter into the foyer from the private courtyard, into an adjoining parlor with beautiful inlaid stone floors; custom detailed doors and dramatic main stair. The main floor offers 6 sets of French doors to the extensive terraces and exquisite grounds, a light-filled sunken living room with fireplace and harlequin patterned floor, cozy study with fireplace, large formal dining room with fireplace, large updated designer kitchen with beautiful island, Sub-Zero refrigerator, majestic free-standing range, pantry, adjoining butler's pantry with sink, wine fridge and second dishwasher, and beautiful breakfast area with two sets of French doors to the expansive rear terrace and gardens. The second floor offers a large master suite with walk-in closet and dressing room, three additional bedroom suites, two with new baths, a third with ensuite bath with hall access, large laundry and a fifth bedroom. The in-law/nanny suite includes; a bedroom, full bath, a stackable laundry, and a full kitchen with large sitting room. The expansive third floor has a new bath, playroom and large additional room that can double as another bedroom suite, or exercise room - the possibilities are endless! The exterior is classically designed with lovely terraces, mature landscaping, in-ground pool, stone walls and courtyard. This exceptional property sits just a short stroll to the shops and dining on the Avenue, with direct access to the Fairmount Park walking trails.
26 E. Abington is the perfect balance of modern design (built in 2004) with a historic location just steps from Germantown Avenue in the heart of Chestnut Hill. This spacious and sunny twin has 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, designed with five levels to create maximum privacy and living space for every member of the family. The main floor is wide open with a large kitchen, dining room and living area--a great level for dinner parties, celebrating holidays, or just dinner with the family. The family room level has tile floors and French doors leading to a lovely fenced-in patio area, a quiet space for grilling and relaxing. Rear yard is landscaped with pavers. Has a master bedroom suite with gorgeous master bath, complete with marble floors, double sinks, soaking tub & glass enclosed stall shower, and walk-in closets. Deck off 2nd fl bedroom. Two zoned heating & air conditioning. Garage parking with entry directly into the home and extra space in the driveway. A rare find in Chestnut Hill at this price range with a driveway and garage. Hardwood floors throughout, upstairs laundry room, Pella windows, matching Samsung appliances, professionally landscaped yard. A short walk to markets, restaurants, parks, trains, shops.....call for a showing today!
Welcome Home! Wonderful opportunity for you to make this very unique fixer- upper twin style stone home your own in a desirable Chestnut Hill location. A short walk away to SEPTA regional rail, numerous shops, restaurants and only 2 miles from Valley Green Inn in beautiful Fairmount Park offer you city living at its finest with access to a vibrant community. A covered front porch, perfect for lounging welcomes you to the main entrance. Enter first floor into a spacious family / living room that flows to a dining room that is ready to be enjoyed by your guests and loved ones. An eat-in kitchen, office nook, laundry room and full bathroom complete the first level. The second level offers three bedrooms and guest bath. On the third level, an eat-in kitchenette and two additional rooms can serve as bedrooms, office space or recreation rooms. A large walk-out basement with work shop that was once used as a wine cellar. An oversized detached garage can be converted back to a 4-car garage. The garage has an expansive fenced-in roof top deck that is ready for your next barbecue. The deck previously had an above ground pool. This fixer-upper property is being sold ~As-Is~. Hurry and schedule your appointment today!
Back on the market at a new modest price in a million dollar neighborhood. This is an absolutely charming home, close to train and Chestnut Hill shops, with high ceilings, crown moldings, exquisite fireplace mantels, pocket doors, oak and original random-width southern pine floors, oversized sunny windows, treetops 3rd floor balcony overlooking miles of lush green views. 1st floor: Entry hall; large sunny living room with gas fireplace; 2nd sitting room with fireplace and french doors that lead to southwest facing deck overlooking green lawns; formal dining room with fireplace, original plaster crown molding in beautiful condition, chair rails (dining room chandelier is excluded); 13x20 eat-in gourmet kitchen with miles of counter workspace including the Portuguese hand-painted tile counter of the center island, abundant cabinetry, double sink with garbage disposal, Bosch dishwasher, trash compactor, 5 burner gas stove top, built-in microwave, extra wide Dacor electric oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, hanging pot rack, breakfast area at one end with built-in bench; powder room; laundry room with washer and dryer. 2nd floor: Sumptuous master bedroom suite including a large bedroom flooded with natural light, interior shutters, window seats, ceiling fan, a second room that has been converted into a fabulous dressing room/closet with center island of drawers, and a full master bath with glass enclosed shower stall, terrazzo tile floor with electric radiant heat below, marble sink counter; 2nd bedroom with fireplace and built-in desk/shelving now used as an office; 3rd bedroom currently used as large family room; Full hall bath with shower over tub; Hall linen closet. 3rd floor: 3 enormous bedrooms including one with floor-to-ceiling window that gives access to southwest-facing balcony; full bathroom with shower over tub; large storage room with multiple built-ins and huge walk-in cedar closet. Full basement is unfinished for utilities, storage and work areas with exit to outside. Gas-fired hot water boiler installed 1990. Newer gas domestic hot water heater. 200 AMP circuit breaker electric panel. Both gas line and water line have been replaced. Storm and screen windows in place on most windows. Slate roofs with planes of asphalt shingle in the rear and flat top roof. Detached one-car garage. Very private green lawns with landscaped gardens. Walk to Chestnut Hill shops and restaurants, a few steps to the Chestnut Hill West train station, a few more steps into the Wissahickon park. This is an extraordinary residence, listed as "significant" on the Chestnut Hill Historic District Inventory. This is Chestnut Hill: A Hewitt Brothers Victorian "suburban villa" home with 6 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths (including really terrific master bedroom suite!) designed for Henry Houston and built by Ashton Tourison in 1886. It has been loved and cared for over many years by the current owner. Now a new owner will have the opportunity to enjoy it just as much. Easy to show!
Welcome to 22 Summit, on Chestnut Hill's first residential street. A true architectural treasure, built in the mid 19th century, in the Italianate Style. This charming residence offers 3600 square feet, 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, perfectly suited for everyday living and entertaining. You will love every inch of this fabulous, home, beautifully sited on just under 1/2 acre.Enter the front hall, an inviting living room to your left, with soaring 10+ foot ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and a wood burning fireplace. The dining room, great room and half bathroom offer the casual living space you~ve been looking for. The kitchen, breakfast room, mudroom and laundry will be the center of the action. Upstairs, in addition to master suite, two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices and comfortable living spaces.Excellent outdoor spaces, brick patios, all beautifully landscaped, greenhouse and detached two car garage. This is a classic Philadelphia home, on the highest perch of the city!All these wonderful features, in a coveted walkable location, just steps from shops, restaurants, public transportation, and the Wissahickon Trails.