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Come see this awesome Chestnut Hill twin home. This home has been lovingly renovated for today's living. It is located in the heart of the hill on a cul-de-sac, convenient to train, restaurants and shops of Chestnut Hill. Enter into a foyer with first floor gorgeous Brazilian Cherry 3/4" Hardwood floors, powder room and coat closet. Enjoy the updated enlarged wood-burning fireplace in the living room. There is a dining room, large open beautiful kitchen with granite counters, custom tile, a porcelain farm sink, lovely kitchen cabinets and new kitchen appliances. From the kitchen, you enter on a large deck for outdoor dining and entertaining. The second floor has a master bedroom with a newer designer tile bathroom with a glass enclosed seamless shower. There are two additional bedrooms with spacious closets, a newer bath with designer tile, and a hall closet. Second floor has new carpeting throughout. For convenience, there is a laundry area with washer and driver on the second floor. The large clean basement has an exterior exit to the yard, upgraded wiring for a workshop, high ceilings and shelves. Insulation has been installed throughout the house for efficiency. Also, there is a newer Trane gas furnace with Central Air Conditioning. Exterior of the home has new pavers, new landscaping and the exterior has been completely power washed and freshly painted. The above described upgrades are estimated at 80,000 dollars. Off-street parking and additional parking are readily available on the cul-de-sac. Come see this beautiful home and make it yours!
Move right into this updated, mint condition brick twin located in the heart of Chestnut Hill. Situated on a tree lined street, this lovely home includes central air, hardwood floors, updated baths, a pellet burning fireplace, and an updated kitchen with granite counters, porcelain tile flooring, ceramic backsplash, natural cherry cabinets and new stainless steel appliances. Upstairs you will find four bedrooms along with two full, modern bathrooms including twin sinks and a stall shower on the second floor. The finished basement features a powder room, wood grain porcelain tile floors, and custom closets that provide a ton of bonus storage space, and the adjoining laundry room includes new, energy-efficient, stainless steel washer and dryer units. There are several great options to relax outdoors from the front porch to the new deck out back overlooking a beautiful brick patio and a garden with a lovely Japanese Maple and weeping redbud, low maintenance perennials, and room for vegetables, herbs, and other annuals. The location can't be beat, being just steps from Germantown Avenue with all of its great shops and restaurants and a short walk to Pastorius Park and two train lines to Center City. The beautiful trails of the Wissahickon Valley of Fairmount Park are just minutes away. Lovingly preserved, traditional detail meets terrific, modern decorating in this right-sized, urban gem. Don't miss this rare find!
Welcome Home ! Beautiful red brick colonial located in sought after Chestnut Hill. This home is lovingly cared for and newly updated. Enter into the bright and airy living room complete with hardwood floors and a fire place. The kitchen is an entertainer's dream with its large center island, modern and gorgeous granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The large dining room completes the first floor, it is as beautiful as the rest of the house, but leads to an adorable patio and a nice yard. There are 4 spacious bedrooms, the Master is complete with its very own newly renovated bathroom. There is an attached garage which gives access to a mud room for convenience and functionality. The location can't be beat... The R7 train to Center City stop is a block away and you only have a short walk to the shops and restaurants of Germantown Ave. The home is being sold AS IS.
This is one sweet row home with a touch of the old and a dash of the new. Conveniently located two blocks from vibrant Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill, this is one of the larger row homes in the neighborhood -- 1,440 square feet without the basement -- and features high ceilings, central air, new paint throughout the house and new carpeting in the second floor living areas. Enter from the covered front porch into a spacious first floor featuring easy-to-clean tile. A curved archway separates the living area from the dining area with access to a powder room. You won't believe the space in the eat-in kitchen, with gas cooking, oak cabinets and plenty of storage and space for a moveable island or table. Off the kitchen you'll find a grapevine-covered patio leading to a fenced-in yard ideal for a garden, patio or lawn. The second floor features three bedrooms, each room with at least one window. A tiled bathroom completes the second floor. The full basement has a tiled finished area with access to the mechanical room and laundry area. Walking distance to tennis courts, the Water Tower Recreation Center, train station, and shops and restaurants in desirable Chestnut Hill.
Welcome home to 8409 Shawnee Street in highly desirable Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia, also known as the City's Garden District. This adorable twin is incredibly walkable and just steps from markets, playgrounds, parks, public transportation, entertainment, antique shops, art galleries, and shopping. Walk up the steps to a charming, covered front porch...just imagine enjoying your morning coffee here! Enter into the spacious living room with hardwood floors which you will find throughout the home. A sun-filled dining room has plenty of space to host dinners. The kitchen offers tons of white cabinetry, large island with seating, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, dishwasher, and microwave. Just past the kitchen is a mudroom with storage, powder room, and access to the backyard and patio. The second level includes a large master bedroom with bay window and two closets, two additional good sized bedrooms, and a full hall bath. The master bedroom does have access to one of the bedrooms which makes it perfect for a nursery or master dressing room. On the third floor, you will find two more bedrooms. A full unfinished basement provides tons of storage space and laundry area. A wonderful fenced backyard includes a brick paver patio.
Super CHESTNUT HILL Location - walk to town. Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright student turned associate before returning to Philadelphia and serving as a partner in Montgomery, Bishop and Arnold. This fabulous one-story, flat roof Mid Century Modern features an open floor plan and an abundance of natural light. It is thoughtfully sited to take full advantage of the natural surroundings including the stone ruins of a schist barn of a former Chestnut Hill Estate. The Master suite sits on the North wing of the house and features separate his and her bathrooms with a large walk in cedar closet while the remaining spacious bedrooms/bathrooms are located on the South wing and feature built-in closets. The updated kitchen with HW floors exudes warmth and is full of light. Includes granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and overlooks an open breakfast room. The main hub of the house is the large family/living/dining room with a center gas fireplace and wall to ceiling glass sliders to the spectacular outdoor grass courtyard. Other features: Two car detached garage approached through a mudroom, full finished basement(not included in total square feet) and powder room. This special home has been included in several local house tours including: 20th Century Chestnut Hill, a Tour of Important 20th century residences and Philadelphia Architects "the Houses they live in Tour".
Beautiful, light filled Wissahickon stone home in Chestnut Hill. Close proximity to Wissahickon Park and downtown Chestnut Hill for shopping and dining. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3 full bath, and 2 half baths. Walk into center hall entrance with open views of living room, dining room, and through to back yard. Modern eat in kitchen with banquet seating, 3 ovens, island with double stainless steel sinks and a stainless steel vegetable sink. Beautifully landscaped, wrap around back yard with large covered stone patio for dining and entertaining. Main level powder room. Lower level 20 x 50 great room/den/or office, with fireplace, 1/2 bath, and separate entrance. Five steps to 2nd level with 3 bedrooms, cedar closet, and 2 full baths. Third floor suite with skylights, walk-in custom closet, and full bath surrounded by glass block wall and heated floors. Sprinkler system front and rear yards. Heated attached two car garages with large driveway for more parking.
This winning combination is a rarity! A lovely 5 BR Tudor w/ 3 full baths?this "Top of the Hill" on a quiet tree-lined street comes with ribboned hardwood floors, elegant brick tile fireplace with attractive and efficient air-tight wood burning insert with glass front, turned staircase, deep windowsills, natural light, a private garden space, and walk-out basement that could function as office, exercise area, or game spot. The comfortable space flows to outside living where you enjoy the flagstone side patio with stately stone arches and pillars. Drift away in the tiered garden on an almost 1/4-acre corner lot, with a back deck and yard for entertaining. Keep smiling as you have a PRIVATE driveway with 2-car garage and parking for 4. Yes, you are still in Chestnut Hill! Walk to the Morris Arboretum, enjoy the quaint eateries, coffee shops, library, and variety of shops along the avenue, or jump on the regional rail and be in Center City in minutes. Enjoy biking, walking, or hiking on the Wissahickon Trails set practically in your backyard. Showings begin Monday July 23. Allow 48 Hour response time to offer.
REHAB of Chestnut Hill Classic Completed 1 year Ago. Best of New Modern Conveniences and Old Chestnut Hill Charm Makes This One a Must-See. Best of the New: New Kitchen with Top-of-the-Line Appliances, Granite Counter tops, Upgraded Cabinets. Each of 2 1/2 Baths are Totally Rehabbed with New Fixtures, Mirrors, and Tile.New Washer & Dryer in Laundry Area. Fabulous New Lighting Thru-out the Home. Best of the Old: Every Room has the Spacious Grace of the Time Past. Enter thru Charming Glassed-In Front Porch with Windows that Open for Summer Breeze or Keep Out Cold in the Winter. Original Victorian Wood Detailing all thru to house includes Stairway, Window Surrounds, Doors, Floors and Moldings. Spacious separate Living Room and Dining Room with elegant chandelier to enjoy. Back stairway leads from the Kitchen to the 2nd Floor. Four big Bedrooms and Two Baths provide all the space you could need. Other Features: Elegant Deck and Yard for Entertaining. Spacious Full Basement provides Loads of Storage. Convenient to all the charming Chestnut Hill shops and restaurants located just 1/2 block off Germantown Avenue. Pre-Listing Inspection Report showing items completed is available at request. Seller completed ALL repair items, except not the fireplace repair and washer/dryer hose replacements. Owner has PA Broker/Owner License.
Spectacular spacious and private classic Wissahickon Schist Stone house nestled on a quiet wide tree lined street. Live here and overlook Forbidden Drive from a coveted Chestnut Hill Location. First floor shines bright with hardwood flooring throughout the dining and living rooms, and offers cozy fireplace and built-in shelving and powder room. Both rooms offer expansive windows that capture a painting-like views of the serene rear grounds. This kitchen offers an abundance of cabinets, stainless steel appliances, gas range, tile flooring and recessed lighting. The leviathan bonus room is flexible and could be used as a family room, office or 4th sleeping quarter with potential to add an additional bathroom. Second floor has 3 large bedrooms and 2 recently renovated full bathrooms with spacious vanities with granite tops. The master suite includes one of the full bathrooms with ceramic tile shower with rain-shower fixture, built in cabinetry and drawer as well as two large closets with custom organizers. Basement is partially finished with laundry and offers plenty of storage. The pinnacle of the property is it's rear yard which is a multi-level entertainers delight with slate patio, perfect for grilling, a spectacular space to run and play.
Enjoy gorgeous views of the woods from the deck, the patio, and many windows of this stunning, well-built, architect-designed home, constructed of stucco over masonry (not wood frame). This special property incorporates a 2-story stone carriage house that once housed the heating system for the greenhouses of the historic Druim Moir estate. The newer section of the home, built in 1988, was designed to reflect the Cotswold style of many early-20th Century Chestnut Hill homes, successfully blending modern and traditional style, with abundant light, beautiful oak floors, and lovely mill work. Notable features include a 2-story entrance hall, step-down living room with fireplace, first-floor family room with fireplace, updated eat-in-kitchen, spacious master suite with 2 closets and fabulous marble bath, and a wonderful finished, walk-out basement with game, media & craft rooms. A bonus in-law suite has a 2-story great room with fireplace & cathedral ceiling, bedroom, kitchen, full bath and upper level loft, and is accessible from the second floor of the main house or via back stairs, and also has its own outside entrance. Druim Moir was the home of Henry Houston, the visionary entrepreneur who developed Chestnut Hill in the 1880s. When threatened with demolition and dense development in the 1970s, Houston's descendants created a wonderful alternative: a carefully planned community that includes the original mansion, another smaller Victorian home, 15 new homes, and 10 acres of preserved open space on 20 beautifully landscaped acres bordering Fairmount Park.
Welcome to the Samuel Shaw House, a charming single built in 1910 on a quiet block near Pastorius Park. So many great features: Renovated kitchen with granite counters, wood cabinets, new ceramic tile back splash & floor. 1 & 1/2 renovated baths including a first-floor powder room. Mud room/office with built-in desk and cabinets. Replacement windows. New heat, central air & water heater. Pretty back yard. Enjoy summer concerts in the park and walk to everything that makes Chestnut Hill such a desirable neighborhood: the shops & restaurants on the Avenue, Wissahickon Park, schools, clubs, and the train to Center City.
Introducing 2 East - A truly exceptional restoration of an historic Mid-19th century renowned Chestnut Hill building into 2 unique residences brought to you by premier builder of Philadelphia Magazine Design Home. With all of the original historic details and integrity of this classic stone structure including soaring ceilings, exposed stone work and beams, original word work coupled with redesigned floor plans with all of the modern luxurious features for today's living make these truly special residences. This totally fabulous 3 BR/3.5 BA residence features an open-concept living area with chef's eat-in kitchen with Sub-Zero /Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and mitered edge calcutta quartz counter tops including large island perfect for daily dining and entertaining. Lovely dining area plus family room perfect for today's living. Spacious formal living room with soaring ceilings. Hall powder room plus study with access to the most fabulous 500 square foot roof top deck with built-in planters and optional outdoor kitchen perfect for entertaining. Upstairs features luxurious master suite with spacious BR, walk-in closet with custom built-in systems. Lux spa-like Master Bathroom with custom double vanity, step-in steam shower plus soaking tub and separate water closet. 2 additional guest suites plus laundry room complete this floor. Additional lower level room with separate entrance adds approximately 300 sq ft of either living space home office/home gym or great for storage. Detached garage with optional car lift plus great enclosed grassy yard perfect for dog lovers. All new energy efficient systems including many green features including tank less hot water heater, soy based spray foam insulation. 10 year property tax abatement. Premier top of the hill location just a short stroll to train as well as all of the shops, restaurants and markets that this charming historic section of Philadelphia offers.
Introducing 2 East - A truly exceptional restoration of an historic Mid-19th century renowned Chestnut Hill building into 2 unique residences brought to you by premier builder of Philadelphia Magazine Design Home. With all of the original historic details and integrity of this classic stone structure including soaring ceilings, exposed stone work and beams, original word work coupled with redesigned floor plans with all of the modern luxurious features for today's living make these truly special residences. This 3 BR/3.5 BA residence features a spacious living floor with living room with gas fireplace, dining room, open-concept Chef's Eat-in Kitchen with Sub-Zero /Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and mitered edge calcutta quartz counter tops including large island perfect for daily dining and entertaining. Formal hall powder room plus large study with French doors leading to covered porch. Fabulous Master-suite with 25 x 16 Master Bedroom leads out to private terrace perfect for enjoying morning coffee. Walk-in closet with custom built-in systems. Lux spa-like Master Bathroom with custom double vanity, step-in steam shower plus soaking tub and separate water closet. Additional Bedroom suite overlooking another terrace perfect for entertaining. Finished lower level adds over 1k square feet of living space including perfect guest quarters with separate entrance including guest BR with en-suite bathroom plus media room/home office/play room/gym plus a full laundry room. Detached garage with optional car lift plus great enclosed grassy yard perfect for dog lovers. All new energy efficient systems including many green features including tank less hot water heater, soy based spray foam insulation. 10 year property tax abatement. Premier top of the hill location just a short stroll to train as well as all of the shops, restaurants and markets that this charming historic section of Philadelphia offers.
Move right into this beautiful, 6-bedroom, 3.5-bath, 3-story stone twin located on a quiet, tree-lined residential street within walking distance of everything Chestnut Hill has to offer! Picturesque stone archways highlight the large front porch. Enter the home through a wide, solid oak front door into a spacious, sunlit living room. The living room features gorgeous hardwood floors and offers high, airy ceilings and a working fireplace. This well-designed space flows directly into an expansive dining room and nearby half-bath. Pass through a large entryway to an eat-in Italian-style kitchen and step out onto a beautiful deck that looks over the fenced backyard and rear garage. Nostalgia abounds with front and rear hardwood staircases to the second floor. Upstairs you will find a full bath and 4 spacious bedrooms with hardwood floors and abundant natural light. The third floor features 2 additional bedrooms, a large cedar closet, a second full bath, and a sitting room. The home also includes a large, unfinished basement with separate back entryway. The basement, with its third full bath and a second cedar closet, is perfect for storage, a play area, or man cave. Additional highlights of the home include off-street parking and two garages: one, a former workshop, is complete with heat and electricity. Beyond the beauty of this home is the incredible location ? just one block away from Chestnut Hill's charming, historic, downtown district where unique shops, restaurants, and galleries line the district's cobblestone streets. A short walk away are SEPTA's Chestnut Hill train lines and bus routes. This home won't last long in Philadelphia's desired Chestnut Hill neighborhood. Schedule your showing today! Property is being sold in as is condition.
Chestnut Hill twin, with all the necessities. Well-maintained and clean as a whistle, this affordable two bedroom, one bath house sits on a quiet street in the heart of the neighborhood. Just a block away from dining and shopping, your car won't leave the driveway all weekend long. Yes, the house has off street parking in the back and a beautiful level garden. From Devon Street, approach the house from the sidewalk onto a covered porch that's made for enjoying your morning coffee. Enter into the spacious living room with big windows and solid hardwood floors. The eat-in kitchen has gas cooking, corner sink, dishwasher, door to the backyard patio and happy views. Upstairs are two substantial bedrooms, with good-sized closets, and the bathroom with tub/shower combination. Move right in to this well-functioning house, or take it to the next level with your imagination! You won't get more for your money in Chestnut Hill. 2019 property market value is 360,500.
Spectacular new construction in desirable location in Chestnut Hill. Thoughtfully designed and nestled among stately homes these exceptional houses are built by premier builder of Philadelphia Magazine's Design Home 2014. Fabulous living floor with soaring ceilings perfect for today's living. Spacious living room with fireplace and coffered ceiling with gorgeous French doors leading out to a front porch reminiscent of old Chestnut Hill. Center formal dining room perfect for entertaining and holidays. Huge Chef's Eat-in Kitchen with 10 foot island perfect for casual dining. Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry, pantry and built-in desk area. Access to rear mud room with custom built-ins and bench area plus convenient powder room. Ascend to the master floor oasis encompassing the entire second floor. Spacious 22 x 15 Master Bedroom with step out balcony. Runway-style hallway leads to dual walk-in closets with custom built-ins opening to huge spa-like master bathroom with over sized step-in shower with bench, custom dual vanities and sauna. Access to sitting room or home office with step-out balcony and connecting powder room complete this floor. Third floor features lovely guest suite with en-suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms with shared bathroom plus laundry room. Spacious finished lower level with media room/play room/home gym/home office plus 5th bedroom and full bathroom perfect for au-pair/in-law quarters/guest quarters. Hallway leads to optional wine cellar with original exposed stone walls. Enclosed rear yard is perfect for dog lovers. 2 car rear garage with fabulous roof top deck with pergola. Located in the heart of Chestnut Hill, these detached homes are just a short stroll to the shops, cafes and restaurants on Germantown Avenue as well as just a block to the train. 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. Only one house left!
Very well maintained and unique property. Zoned as a four bedroom home, the owner has turned a portion of this home into an inlaw suite with separate electric service. Hardwood floors run throughout the home with spacious rooms. Porch front property opens into a formal living room with pillars inviting you into the formal dining room. Cheery eat in kitchen fully equipped with lots of cabinets, terracotta flooring that leads into a rear room currently being used as an office with exquisite powder room and additional storage The upper floor of the main home has two large bedrooms and a full three piece tile bath. Pull down access to attic with additional storage. Manicured garden runs the entire rear of the property with a private entrance to the suite which is bi-level unit.
This stone, 3-story English Village styled house has been lovingly refreshed including refinished hardwood floors throughout, freshly painted interior, all new copper downspouts, a new Boiler and has been totally rewired for today's discerning buyer. This incredible property enjoys a beautiful, private location bordering Pastorius Park. Designed by H. Louis Duhring, this handsome 6+ bedroom home offers beautiful original architectural details including a stone entry way, multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors and hand-carved woodwork. The gallery entrance hall leads to a large, formal dining room with fireplace and doors to the rear terrace and pool. The library is charming and cozy with original beamed ceiling and corner fireplace. Step up into the expansive and light-filled living room with large hearth fireplace and French doors to a side terrace. The kitchen is bright and open and offers hardwood floors, an adjacent morning room overlooking the pool and a den with built-in storage and desk. Great family entrance with ample closet space, powder room and laundry room, with access to the partially finished basement. The second floor offers a master suite with private bathroom, fireplace and walk-in closet. Four additional bedrooms, one with balcony overlooking the rear yard, and 2 full bathrooms off of the hall complete the second floor. Large third floor with 2 additional bedrooms, full bath and ample storage. Custom pool surrounded by a flagstone terrace and 2-car garage all on a private acre of land complete this lovely home, in an unbelievable walk to everything location just steps from the train, shops and dining of vibrant Chestnut Hill.
This spacious classic colonial has some incredible rooms in its floorplan! Once a Victorian style house built in the late 1880s, it was rehabbed by the well known architect, Robert McGoodwin and transformed to a French/Norman dwelling. There is a large Entrance Hall and lovely staircase, Living Room with fireplace and French doors, large tiled Sunporch with fireplace, Dining Room with fireplace, Library with fireplace and Kitchen with Tavern Room, Breakfast Room and main Kitchen. The upper levels have eight rooms in total, one used as an office, another as a Family Room. The possibilities are endless. The heating is 1st Floor - Central A/C Heat Pump, 2nd Floor - six split A/C heat pumps, 3rd Floor - Central A/C Heat Pump. The alarm system has video surveillance. The carriage house in back of the property has a two car garage, a large workshop room on the lower floor. Upstairs is a Great Room, an elevator, a Kitchen, Bedroom and Bath. Perfect for a home office or au pair. The house has many classic features and has great flow for entertaining. A Chestnut Hill walk to everything location. The train line is right down the street as well as the market.
We are extremely proud to offer 7700 St. Martins Lane, a spectacular property and French Norman home designed by famed Philadelphia architect Robert McGoodwin in 1925. Beautiful living and dining rooms and gracious center entry hall anchor the first floor. Additional outstanding features of the house include a family kitchen with a SubZero, Wolf cook top range and ovens, mudroom and half bathroom, updated mechanical and electrical systems and fully refurbished terra cotta roof. Upstairs, in addition to a gorgeous master suite with Juliet balcony, sleek master bathroom, there are two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices, laundry and comfortable living spaces. Beautiful refurbished original hardwood floors throughout. Outside, specimen trees and plantings grow in garden rooms that exhibit pretty colors throughout the seasons without fuss. All gardens and beautiful flagstone terrace easily accessed off the living room. A 2-story apartment with separate entrance from back driveway. This iconic Chestnut Hill estate is conveniently located within walking distance to Germantown Avenue and the shops Chestnut Hill and the Wissahickon Valley walking trails of Fairmount Park.
Fantastic town home with a touch of history and a lot of character. Welcome to a property that offers tranquility, privacy, and convenience all at once. Fulfilling the modern demand for 'efficient luxury' this residence has genuine bedroom suites, updated kitchen & baths, a private roof deck and new appliances, all accented by central air, updated electric and quality windows. Well-designed space allows for main-floor laundry and powder room, useful storage, and light maintenance. Proudly displaying good transit and walk-scores, accessibility to shopping, dining, hiking and local errands is easily accomplished. Full of charm that makes it easy to love where you live! *Annual taxes are $5,402 (county website is displaying the wrong amount).
Exciting new construction with 10 year tax abatement in highly desirable historical Chestnut Hill. This home offers the coveted walk to location that is most sought after to stroll the Avenue with its wonderful stores and restaurants. Baker Street Partners known for their attention to detail and workmanship offers their newest custom home. This lovely property is set on. .43 acre and offers a 5500 sq ft home that combines traditional Wissahickon Schist stone and Hardie Plank exterior with a contemporary interior flair for today's easy living. A spacious and open floor plan awaits you with 5 bedrooms and 5.1 baths. Gorgeous and dramatic Butterly staircase greets you as you enter into the gracious home with hardwood floors throughout. Coffered ceilings in living and dining rooms with custom millwork throughout, dining room has French glass pocket doors for private dining, this custom home offers a thoughtful layout that flows from room to room. Large and spacious chefs kitchen with Thermador appliances and built in banquette table is a cooks dream! Fantastic mud room with entry from 2 car garage is off the kitchen, back stairs to the upper level are also found here. Family room has a wall of French doors w transom windows that flank the 2 sided fireplace to enjoy throughout all 4 seasons. Study finishes off this level. 2nd level offers the ensuite luxurious master bedroom with cathedral ceiling and spa like bath with Soaking tub and large 2 person shower, heated floors and private water closet. 4 more spacious bedrooms, 1 with ensuite bath, 2 bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom and 5th bedroom shares hall, bath.Third floor is unfinished space for plenty of storage or future living space.Lower level with full bath has finished space with high ceilings with outside entrance. You still have time to customize your finishes..Don't delay and miss out on this fantastic opportunity to live in a premier location. Walk or bike to the trails, stroll the Avenue, shop the stores, train short walk away..this home will be completed by summer 2018.
Welcome to this wonderful Chestnut Hill home! This lovely estate home was built in 1895 and has all the charm, woodwork and detail of the period but has been totally renovated in the last 7 years. The entrance foyer with working fireplace, pocket doors and carved lions head from 1840 welcomes you to the first floor. The foyer is flanked by a formal living room w/ fireplace and door to covered porch, formal dining room w/ fireplace and a large family room w/ fireplace and doors to covered porch. The gourmet kitchen rivals most restaurant kitchens and will delight the chef in the family. It has custom cabinets, Calcutta Marble island, counters and backsplash, 60" 6 burner Wolf stove w/ French cooktop, 3 full size Wolf ovens, 3 Wolf warming drawers, 4 trough sinks, 2 dishwashers and heated hardwood floor. There is also a custom 3 sided stone fireplace with handmade tile hearth and large eating area which opens up to a wrap around Brazilian hardwood deck. The kitchen has a wall of French doors on 2 sides leading to a beautiful deck which leads to an expansive patio. The Butler's pantry has custom cabinets, Wolf wine fridge, Soapstone counters, Kitchen Aid ice machine and heated hardwood flooring. The staircase is magnificent and has landing and 2 separate staircases to the second floor where you'll find the master suite w/ fireplace,office w/fireplace, his and her baths and custom walk in closet. There are 2 additional en suite bedrooms library, gym with sauna, full bath with steam shower and a door to a deck with hot tub. The 3rd floor offers 3 en-suite bedrooms, guest room and a game room. There is a 1400 bottle custom wine cellar with seating so you can relax and enjoy wine and friends. There is an elevator for all 3 floors. The house is sited on 1.71 acres and the grounds are gorgeous and private. The exterior of the home is in impeccable condition and has a newer slate roof, patios, decking and fountain. There are porches or patios off of almost every door on the main floor bringing the outdoors in. The house has a nice set back from the street and a gated entrance. There is a 3 car garage/ Carriage house with basement and second floor. The bones of this house are awesome but the guts are even better-new high efficiency HVAC system, 11 Sonos zones wired, fireplaces are all in working order and all but one can also burn wood. The location is spectacular and is within walking distance to two train lines, shopping, dining, parks and more.
We are proud to offer a Chestnut Hill Premier Property built in 1907, designed by Zantzinger & Borie, architects for famed buildings in D.C. and Philadelphia, including a carriage house and greenhouse. Situated on 2.87 acres, the fully restored gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead's firm and recorded in the Smithonian. Specimen trees are a collection from China and a portion of the acreage is protected by a historic easement from the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. Enter through a foyer into the large entry hall with a carved terra cotta fireplace. From here: a direct expansive view of the formal gardens. Other first floor rooms are elegant library/office with fireplace, offering a retreat from the otherwise expansive spaces. Fireplaces also grace the large formal living and dining rooms. Other first floor rooms of generous sizes are formal living and dining rooms, den with shelves and door to pool area. Spacious eat in kitchen with large center work space of inlaid granite, top of the line appliances, expanding to a butler's pantry with second refrigerator/freezer and wine cooler. Two powder rooms, laundry room. An expansive garden room with three directional views includes a fully equipped kitchen and full bath. Second floor offers two Master bedroom suites plus four additional bedrooms and 2 additional full bathrooms. Third floor has five rooms, some equipped with office built-ins, and 1 1/2 baths. Floors are hardwood and solid pine. Marble and tile floors in all bathrooms, crown moldings in most rooms. Family vacated the house for 5 years (2004 to 2009) for a complete renovations of all systems. Slate was mined in Vermont for roofs of the main house and the carriage house. Flagstone side walk and stone curbing around the perimeter of Seminole Street and West Chestnut Hill Avenue. Carriage house (8709 Seminole St,) renovated in 2016, includes a fully equipped eat in kitchen, large living room, two bedrooms, small office, 1 1/2 baths. Greenhouse (60x16) was rebuilt to original design and is operated by a computerized system for heat and humidity in a basement below. Adjoining the greenhouse is a potting shed and half bath. All structures are stone and glass. Zoning for 8709 is RSA3, for 8711 is RSD1 and WWO overlay district. Note: Carriage House: 2,100 interior sq. ft.0.31 acres, Taxes for carriage house are $11,162. Copy of Conservation and Preservation Easement shall be provided to buyer before entering into an agreement of sale.