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Holy cow! Light and bright three bedroom single that is close enough to walk to all that Chestnut Hill has to offer! Only a few short blocks to the trails of the Wissahickon, the liveliness of the top of the hill on the Avenue, and both regional rail stations. This manageably sized home offers a variety of spaces for entertaining indoors and out: formal living room with fireplace, adjacent sunroom, formal dining room, den with skylight and breakfast nook, partially finished basement, and fenced rear yard and garden with slate patio. Den with skylight features full bath and walk-in closet, and could easily be converted to fourth bedroom. Second floor features three bedrooms and newly renovated hall bath with pedestal tub, onyx tile and sink, heated towel rack, and cherry floors. Beautiful professionally landscaped gardens surround the house and two car driveway with carport. Just heavenly all around!
This beautiful and updated Chestnut Hill home is nestled on a quiet street just one block from all of the shops, cafes and restaurants that make Chestnut Hill the desirable location that it is. The main level features a spacious living room, a separate dining area and a renovated kitchen with Kraftmaid Venice maple cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The upper level has 3 large bedrooms and 2 renovated full bathrooms. The bathrooms all have glass enclosed showers, imported mosaic tile from Tunisia and brushed nickel hardware. The lower level offers additional living space and is perfect for an office/media room. This floor is also complete with an immaculate and upgraded laundry area with a LG washer and dryer and extra cabinets with granite counters and a sink. The lush, green yard with stone patio and multiple gardening areas is private and ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is even more:1-CAR garage, new Lenox Elite HVAC system, refinished oak hardwood floors throughout, newer Pella windows, central Nutone vacuum system, etc. This house truly stands alone! This house is also blocks from two train stations and Fairmount Park! Complete list of improvements at the property.
This is Chestnut Hill: A Hewitt Brothers Victorian "suburban villa" home designed for Henry Houston and built by Ashton Tourison in 1886. Today an absolutely charming home 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. Enviable location with a walk score of "71". 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. 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. Overnight notice for showings please.
7730 Devon is a charming 3-story twin located on a sunny, quiet street. Trees and flowers line the walkway to an open front porch. The front door opens to a living room with decorative fireplace and dining room with newly renovated hardwood floors and well preserved original woodwork from its 1925 construction. Spacious eat-in kitchen has been recently renovated with granite countertops and lots of room for a foodie/chef and plenty of pantry/cabinet storage. A separate laundry room with bathroom leads to a spacious back yard. The second floor has three bedrooms with a full bathroom. The third floor has two bedrooms and a full bathroom; this floor could easily be converted into an in-law suite. Basement is full and unfinished. The large back yard is the perfect place for cookouts, swing sets, pets, gardening and relaxing. This classic Chestnut Hill twin is move in ready and will make a beautiful home. Perfectly located for short walks to restaurants, markets, parks, trains and everything that Chestnut Hill has to offer. This section of Devon Street is a dead end with on street parking. Schedule a showing today.
We are pleased to introduce this special English Cotswold style home in the coveted Morris Arboretum section of Chestnut Hill. With over an acre of well landscaped gardens, this property has been lovingly cared for by the same family for 40 years. Built in 1933, the classic details include its Ludovicci style tiled roof, Wissachickon Shist, leaded windows and random width floors. The first floor includes a step down Living room with Lindenfold paneling above the fireplace and a Sun Room beyond. The step down Dining Room, Hall and Sun Room all flow to a flagstone patio and the back yard, a perfect layout for entertaining. There is a cozy Library with an additional fireplace and built-in bookshelves. The Eat in Kitchen is large and has two sinks, double ovens, abundant storage and a door to the driveway. A two car garage is located by the back door. The second floor includes a large gracious Master Bedroom with dressing room and master bath. There are four more bedrooms and three additional baths. A staircase leads to attic storage that extends across the floored third level. The basement includes a wonderful period playroom/barroom complete with fireplace and wet bar. This quintessential Chestnut Hill home is waiting for its next owner to love it for the next 40 years.
A rare opportunity to own this magnificent unique historic property that has been totally redone in the last 5 years! The Anglecot, also known as The Potter House, built in 1882 is listed on National and Philadelphia Registers of Historic Places. Brick walkways and lovely gardens lead you to this residence, which was originally the front entrance to the main house. Upon entering into the glass paneled foyer with teracotta floor and brick walls, you are immediately captured by the imaginative style and beautiful architectural details. A grand dutch door opens into this light filled condo. The Living room features Venetian hand-blown glass windows, a stunning wood burning fireplace, built-in clock, coffered ceiling, triple crown molding, recessed lighting and wood floor. A Petite Library/Music Room has a coffered ceiling and wood floors. The Kitchen features creme cabinets, large island with seating and built-in cabinets, gorgeous new granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and Travertine tiled back-splash and floor, recessed lighting and skylight. Kitchen door opens to an enchanting rear garden deck perfect for morning coffee. The dining room features wood floors and a skylight. Open circular staircase leads to the second floor hall which encompasses The Master Bedroom that features a wood burning fireplace, bay window overlooking the front gardens, ceiling fan and three closets. Laundry area and newly renovated Master Bath with crown molding, tiled tub/shower combination. Watch the sunset on your private spacious deck overlooking the lush landscape complete this level. Circular stairs to the Third floor features a second Bedroom with half moon windows and skylights, carpeting, exposed brick, closet with deep storage and full bath. The Lower Level of this home is finished with a home office space and bonus room with full bath. Make your appointment to see this spectacular property!
Welcome to this exceptional house in a premier location in historic Chestnut Hill. Built in 1922, this Seeburger & Rabenold designed brick Georgian is a standout among the residences created by this renowned architectural team. While the current owners have fully modernized the house, many original details were painstakingly preserved during the full house renovation in 2010. Significant updates were made with a commitment to maintaining the original intent of the house. This successful melding of old and new has created a truly special residence. The gracious front fa~ade of matching gabled wings and pedimented portico with sweeping front lawn create a spectacular entrance to what is, essentially, a warm family home updated to accommodate today~s lifestyles. The interiors are highlighted by detailed crown moldings, lovely wainscoting and significant millwork, large cased openings between rooms, high ceilings, and beautiful large windows which allow natural light to flood the spaces. The large entrance hall is fully open to the large and elegantly proportioned living room with its wall of windows, permitting expansive views of the flagstone terraces, gardens, and swimming pool. This stunning vista allows appreciation of the exceptionally spacious, private grounds which surround the home. The living room is flanked on one side by a sitting room with built-ins, a garden room with antique marble floors, and fully outfitted small greenhouse. On the other side of the living room there is a large formal dining room, kitchen, and family room. The eat-in chef~s kitchen has been enlarged and fully customized, providing plenty of space for more intimate entertaining and casual day to day living. With an abundance of counter space, Wolf stove, 2 sinks, refrigerator and warming drawers, this sophisticated space with radiant heated floors is the heart of the home. An elegant staircase ascends to the second floor where a large space perfect for studying or watching tv creates a central gathering area. The master suite on the has a fireplace, extra large walk-in closet and his and hers baths, both with beautiful tilework and radiant heated floors. There are four more large bedrooms on this level, all with fully updated bathrooms. There is a third floor with bedroom, playroom, cedar closets, and abundant storage. Finally, the full basement is partially finished with wine storage for 1000+ bottles and a pool room with outside access. This one of a kind property presents a unique opportunity to live in a turn key, architecturally significant residence set in beautiful grounds in convenient, yet private, walk to town location with easy access to train, dining, shopping, and Center City Philadelphia.
Extraordinary Tudor style carriage house/outbuilding for bygone estate: waiting for your renovation. Remnants of distinct architectural details remain intact: the rest needs new vision and modern systems. Inhabited until recently, conversion to a single family home completed earlier in the last century. Lasting charm exhibited by Ludovici roof, cross timber framing, cathedral ceiling on upper floor, stone and wood floors. Landscape full of specimen trees and mature plantings. Two car garage with staircase to fully floored second level. Nestled in the center of the acre plus lot, the house offers green views from every window. Surrounded by properties valued well over 1 million dollars.
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.
Curb appeal abounds in this center hall stone colonial, on a tree-lined street in a fantastic walk-to-everything location in the heart of Chestnut Hill. This exceptional home is set back on a deep lot with mature landscaping, off-street parking and two car garage. A charming stone path leads to the front door and center entrance hall. The large formal living room has deep windowsills and built-ins, and a fireplace that~s flanked on either side by French doors that lead to the gracious screened-in porch with slate floors. The sunlit dining room with deep windowsills leads to the gourmet kitchen with gorgeous custom cabinetry, granite countertops, Thermador oven/range, Sub-Zero fridge, Bosch dishwasher, under counter wine fridge and window overlooking the side yard. The kitchen opens to the rear family room with walls of windows looking out on the extensively landscaped backyard, ample built-in shelving with window seat, and doors to the side porch. An updated powder room off the center hall offers marble floors and pretty glass tile backsplash. The second floor private master bedroom suite offers tons of windows overlooking the yard, a large walk-in closet, and master bath with oversized shower and lovely custom double vanity. Lovely princess suite with totally renovated full bath, walk-in closet and convenient laundry room. A third bedroom suite with full bath completes the second floor. The third floor features 2 bedrooms and full bath with large clawfoot soaking tub. The real treat of this property are the extensive stone paths, mature trees and landscaping, quaint English garden with raised garden beds ~ perfect for a vegetable or flower garden, multiple patios and firepit area. A garden shed and 2-car garage in the back of the property are accessed from Meade Street. Sit on the side porch or on the rear terrace with family and friends and listen to the summer concert series at Pastorius Park, just a short stroll away! Truly a wonderful, central location close to Highland Train Station and everything Chestnut Hill has to offer. Don't miss this opportunity!
This luxurious new construction home built by premier local builders, Baker Street Partners sits on just under .50 acre lot and spans over 5000 square feet is situated on a quiet friendly street and is 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 which features a gorgeous back wall of french transomed doors, captivating 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 and carrera 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.
We are delighted to offer 102 West Mermaid Lane,a gracious, Arts & Crafts residence designed in 1909 by famed Philadelphia architect Edmund Gilchrist for his father Dr. William Gilchrist and built by George Woodward. Beautifully tucked away, this property was formerly owned by Enrique Norten, renowned Mexican architect and principal of the design firm TEN Arquitectos. Features include a lovely half acre lot, and 4,842 square feet of living space on 3 floors. Distinctive entrance with handsome shed roof opens to a welcoming front hall. There are arched openings to the first floor with Bulthaup designer kitchen, lovely dining room with fireplace, comfortable living room with fireplace and outdoor porch and terrace. The second floor offers 3-4 bedrooms (one with a fireplace) and 3 bathrooms. The third floor offers a master bedroom, walk-in master closet, and bathroom. The laundry can be found in the basement where there is ample storage space and room for a ping pong or pool table. Just off the outdoor entrance to the kitchen is the bottom floor artist~s studio/kids hangout of a 1933 structure designed by architect Robert N Dippy that also has a top floor 2-car garage off the circular driveway with a terra cotta roof. Come see this iconic Chestnut Hill house within walking distance to the train, Wissahickon Trails and the charming shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill.
Situated on a private corner of two esteemed avenues rests this exceptional Mid-19th Century property, newly repurposed as two luxury condominiums. Meticulously restored with thoughtful details such as historic replacement windows with character moldings and original curved wooden railings, the timeless character of the home has unquestionably been preserved, while graciously revived with modern luxuries. From the pristinely landscaped grounds to the blue stone walkway, the serene approach is equally as magnificent as the interior finishes. Beyond the covered porch and private entryway, the black and white tiled Marble Foyer with custom wainscoting greets you with distinguished character. Ascend the stairs to the main level, where a remarkable open floor plan welcomes you into the bright, elegant space. Gleaming White Oak Hardwood Flooring, Sophisticated Cove Ceilings, and Recessed Lighting are just a few of the refined details that set the ambiance of the home. Carry through into the Open Gourmet Chefs Kitchen boasting a statement Quartz Island with Turned Legs, ideal for dinner parties and entertaining guests. Flowing straight into the Living Room, this open layout was impeccably designed for hosting family and friends. This gorgeous level is completed by additional quarters for a formal sitting room, a powder room, and a Great Room with a Wood Burning Fireplace and access to the Impressive Two Level Roof Top Deck. Perched above Germantown Avenue with ample space for cocktail parties and summertime enjoyment, the Roof Deck may be the prized jewel of this property. With enchanting views of your manicured grounds and the bustling streets below, the Roof Deck makes your Top Of The Hill address that much better. Back inside, glide up the windowed hallway to the third level to discover the magnificent Master Suite, featuring a spacious Walk In Closet and radiant Master Bath En Suite. Evoking every luxury of a Private Spa, the master bath presents Dual Vanities, a Spacious Glass Shower Enclosure, Separate Water Closet and Radiant Tile Floors. Two additional bedrooms with expansive closet space enhance the floor, each featuring their own En Suite Bathrooms. One boasts a large soaking tub; the other, a gorgeous shower enclosure. A laundry room featuring Electrolux appliances completes this level. Back outside, one Private Garage Parking Spot and one Outdoor Parking Space is reserved for your exclusive use. As an upgrade, the garage can be outfitted with a Car Lift to maximize its benefit! Every splendor inside and outside of this home was exquisitely selected, yet the best part of this property is undeniably its location. Nestled in the heart of Chestnut Hill amongst the shops, restaurants, and cafes of Germantown Avenue, each time you step outside you will be consumed by the gorgeous, historic beauty that encompasses the neighborhood. Additionally located steps from the train, this home is within convenient distance to Center City Philadelphia, the suburbs, and major highways.
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.
Showcasing the best of Chestnut Hill through exquisite architectural details and pristine luxuries throughout, this property is nothing short of enchanting. Nestled on the desirable Germantown Avenue, there is no better location to reside within this idyllic neighborhood. Drift beyond the perimeter fencing through captivating stone pillars and manicured landscaping to the beautifully paved stone walkway, perfectly complimenting the surrounding natural beauty. Stately and elegant are the only words to describe the Wooden Front Door with Glass Surround that lead through into the Grand Foyer. Distinguished by gleaming Marble Inlayed Flooring, the Foyer presents an incredible greeting to the home. Step into the adjacent, expansive Gourmet Dine In Chefs Kitchen. It will be impossible not to delight over the rich Red Oak Hardwood Flooring, Glass and Quartz Backsplash, Sub Zero and Wolf Stainless Steel Appliances, Custom Cabinetry with Black and Gold Accents, Calacatta Laza Quartz Countertops, and a breathtaking, expansive Center Island. With gracious space for dining in both the kitchen, and a separate space ideal for a Formal Dining Room, here you have the perfect balance of an open layout with defined living spaces. Entertaining family and friends will be effortless, with so much space to spread out and gather together. Continue through the main floor, where character touches such as Arched Entryways add classic elegance throughout. Make way to the Great Room, highlighted by a stunning Gas Fireplace and Coffered Ceilings, and illuminated by bounds of natural light streaming in through the many windows which are present throughout the home. A powder room completes this level. Ascend to the second floor, where your private Master Suite awaits. Complete with a Marble Wet Bar, Walk In Closet, and Private Balcony with views of your Manicured Grounds and lush neighborhood, this Master Quarters is sophisticated inside and out. Carry through into the Spa of a Master Bath En Suite, where an enormous Soaking Tub, Custom Radiant Marble Flooring, Quartz Dual Vanities, and huge Stand In Shower with Custom Tile and 3 Shower Heads creates the perfect setting for relaxation. Three additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and the first set of two Electrolux Washers & Dryers occupy this level. Descend to the Fully Finished Basement, where the hardwood flooring and custom details continue. This level is complete with a full bathroom, Second Laundry Room, and wonderful open space that could be utilized as a Media Room, or potential Au Pair or In Law Suite, if desired. Step out from the basement and into the attached 2 Stall Garage which leads to an Illuminated and Heated Driveway, a wintertime luxury! With wonderfully manicured greenery and landscaping in both the front and side yards, you will fall in love with the stunning outdoor space which includes a lovely Stone Patio, perfect for entertaining. Additional considerations include a 3 Zone HVAC System with Nest Thermostats, Recessed Speaker System, Central Vacuum System, Andersen 400 Series Windows and Attic Fan. Upkeep of the grounds is a breeze with a convenient condo association in place. The new homeowner will enjoy a 10 Year Tax Abatement and 1 Year Builders Warranty! Situated steps from all of Chestnut Hills sought after establishments and central train station, the location of this distinguished home is one of its best luxuries. Schedule your luxury viewing today!
Nestled within the breathtaking natural and historic beauty of Chestnut Hill, this magnificent residence awaits. Elegantly designed by a select Philadelphia Magazine Design Home Builder, this newly constructed home embraces the idyllic style of the surrounding area, while boasting every luxury and modern amenity desired. Wind through the tree lined streets surrounding the home and ascend onto the stately front porch, distinguished by gorgeous columns and custom lighting that set the stage for all to come. Step through exquisite French Doors into the spacious living area with rich Hardwood Flooring, Vaulted Coffered Ceiling, and a beautiful Fireplace. Illuminated by natural light from the many windows and several sets of French Doors, the spacious living area is bright and airy, as well as the perfect setting to sit in front of a fire and enjoy a cup of coffee. Leading into the central dining room, the layout strikes an ideal harmony between open concept and defined living, making it fantastic for entertaining. Family and friends will love to enjoy dinner parties and holiday dinners in this spectacular space. The chef of the home will delight over the luxurious Gourmet Eat In Kitchen, featuring a magnificent Calacatta Luccia Quartz Island, Sub Zero and Wolf Stainless Steel Appliances, Sleek Custom Cabinetry, Spacious Pantry, and Contemporary Lighting. A rear Mudroom entrance is located just off the kitchen, providing easy access to the Manicured Grounds, Stone Patio and Two Car Garage. A convenient Powder Room completes this level and an elevator could be installed for added convenience. Ascend to the second floor and discover your private oasis of a Master Suite. Every time you step into the Master Bedroom, you will be transported to a private retreat, complete with hardwood floors, Dual Walk In Closets and Step Out Balcony leading to a wonderful Roof Top Deck. The Master Suite is completed by a Spa of a Master Bath that features an Oversized Stand In Shower, Radiant Marble Flooring, Dual Vanity Sink, and Sauna, creating the ideal ambiance for relaxation. An additional room with en-suite bathroom is located at the front of this floor. Boasting a large front balcony accessed via lovely French Doors, this space would make for the perfect lounge, office or extra bedroom. Ascend onto the upper level of the home, where 3 additional bedrooms provide potential for guest bedrooms, an office, a studio, and more. Space is anything but lacking in this home, which also includes a Fully Finished Basement with bedroom and two bathrooms, that could make perfect quarters for an au pair, in law suite, or guest room. The exterior of the home is equally impressive, with a large 2 Car Garage with Roof Top Deck, Enclosed Rear Yard, and Stone Patio. With an exclusive location steps away from the cafes, restaurants, and shopping of the beloved Germantown Ave in the heart of Chestnut Hill, here you are also a block away from the train, offering easy transport to Center City, the suburbs, Fairmount Park, and the best of the area. 10 Yr Tax Abatement and 1 Year Builders Warranty. This once in a lifetime home could be yours. Schedule your private viewing today!
If you are interested in an ideal, walk-to-everything location in Chestnut Hill, look no further than 8305 Seminole Street, a magnificent stone residence, beautifully sited on just over half an acre. This fantastic house was designed by prominent Philadelphia architect brothers, George and William Hewitt, the same architects that Henry Houston hired to create and plan the "bedroom community" of Chestnut Hill, offering 5500 sqare feet of living space plus a fantastic in-law or nanny suite. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted and lovingly maintained architectural details and moldings,. Large entry hall with handsome wrought iron staircase, formal living room, dining room, handsome library, family room and sunroom. Gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, pantry and mudroom. Upstairs, in addition to a spacious, light-filled master suite with fireplace, you will find two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices, laundry and a comfortable living space perfect for in-laws or nanny. Clean, dry basement just waiting to be finished. Outside, beautifully designed stone walls, fountain and flagstone terraces provide the perfect entertaining space and an extremely private setting within walking distance to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, a world class sports facility, and trains to Center City. Like to run, hike and bike? You are just steps away from the coveted Wissahickon trails. It simply doesn't get any better than this!
One-of-a-kind location, one-of-a-kind house, "Andorra House," is an exquisitely updated center hall stone Colonial nestled in one of the area's most desirable locations. Located just steps from the Northwestern end of historic Forbidden Drive and offering exceptional access to both the wonderful amenities of Chestnut Hill and the Wissahickon Valley section of Fairmount Park. Originally designed by noted architect Robert McGoodwin and built for William Harper, owner of Andorra Nursery. Once surrounded by several hundred acres, the home is filled with many original details including multiple fireplaces, high ceilings, gorgeous woodwork, exceptional moldings and deep windowsills, along with many modern updates; this home offers gracious spaces for everyday living and entertaining. Light-filled grand center entrance hall; large formal dining room with fireplace; living room with custom lighting, built-ins, gas burning fireplace and multiple French doors; study with fireplace and access to the large covered porch with fireplace. A totally renovated gourmet kitchen, with Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, Carrara marble countertops and radiant heated slate floors with adjoining sunlit breakfast room are perfect spaces for family gatherings. The rear bar room/den, a convenient mud room and rear powder room offer easy access to the attached garage and a separate, large, one bedroom in-law suite with recently renovated kitchen. The spacious master suite with fireplace offers an updated bath with dual vanity, attached dressing room/sitting room with fireplace and ample closet space. There are two additional bedrooms, each with ensuite baths, and a second floor laundry. The third floor offers three bedrooms, a media room with surround sound, two hall baths and crafts room. All set on 1.62 lovely landscaped acres, this absolutely immaculate home is conveniently located and move-in ready. Don't let this treasure pass you by!
PRICE REDUCTION! Step inside this 3 story stone home in the heart of Chestnut Hill. Much of the home~s original architectural detail and charm are what makes this property beautiful. Hardwood floors throughout from the formal living room all the way to the kitchen. Updated Kitchen with ceramic tile, granite counter tops and stainless gourmet stove and dishwasher. There is a mudroom off the kitchen with an additional side entrance. A sun-filled renovated room off the kitchen can be used as a breakfast room, family room or a quiet sitting room which includes a redone full bathroom, large pantry closet which all over looks a very large pation in the back made of travertine which sits atop of the oversized garage. Full basement with laundry, full bath, SAUNA with exit to the back. On the second floor there are two bedrooms, a bath, a full kitchen and another sunporch with a balcony which gets amazing light. The third floor has two large bedrooms and plenty of storage. The 2nd and 3rd floors can be used as a rental as there is a separate entrance. Or make this home single family home! Property includes a large two car garage in the rear on Wyndmoor Street. The large, terrace-style travertine patio above the garage is a perfect place for a bar-b-que and outdoor gatherings. Easy commuting, just steps away from the train station and only a few minutes walk to Germantown Avenue for shopping or dining. Lots of parks nearby plus a supermarket just two minutes away.
Custom built French Manor home in Chestnut Hill. Situated on a half-acre lot overlooking Fairmount Park, this 3-story, 6 bedroom, 3.2 bath, 6,335 square foot home is replete with custom millwork and high-end amenities, including a 4-stop elevator. As soon as you step onto the flagstone porch you will be welcomed into a contemporary estate. The formal foyer with gleaming hardwoods and 10~ ceilings welcomes you into the bright parlor with fireplace and formal dining room with elegant tray ceiling. The foyer also leads to the main staircase and rear yard. The well-appointed kitchen features full overlay custom cabinets with soft-close drawers, Wolf range with pot filler, built-in Wolf wall oven and microwave, Sub-Zero built-in refrigeration with ice-maker and a charming porcelain farmhouse sink. The large island with prep sink will become the hub of your new home with plenty of space for cooking, eating and entertaining. Just off the kitchen is a butler~s pantry with dishwasher, wine refrigerator and cabinets. The family room has a coffered ceiling that blends seamlessly into the custom fireplace which opens into the breakfast room and kitchen. The mudroom with side/garage entry includes custom cubbies, dog wash or 2nd stacked laundry, and a convenient powder room. Enjoy the views in the sun-drenched breakfast room that opens onto a rear covered patio with vaulted ceiling and outdoor fireplace. Rounding out the first floor is a study and an additional powder room. On the second floor is a well-appointed and spacious master bedroom with tray ceiling, his and hers private closets with sitting area and master bath. The master bath is a spa retreat complete with soaking tub, oversized shower with rain shower head and bench, private water closet, oversized double-bowl sink cabinet and built-in makeup vanity. There are also two bedrooms with a Jack-and-Jill bath, a Princess bedroom with full bath, a laundry room with granite tops and laundry sink, PLUS a 5th bedroom or 2nd floor loft (with full bath option). On the third floor is the 6th bedroom which could also be used as an au-pair suite, family room or extra storage (with full bath option). This home features recessed and a designer lighting package throughout, finished in place hardwoods, and solid doors with oil rubbed bronze hardware. Built with Andersen windows, Hardi-plank cement board siding and Wissahickon schist, this home offers low-maintenance luxury on a coveted street! The builder is offering many plans and options to create your dream home. Finished basement plans available - pick out all your colors and styles. Winter delivery available.
"Hollowood," a miniature estate in Chestnut Hill, is a picture from a storybook. Wonderful collection of three lovingly restored 19th century out-buildings nestled on a breathtaking 3 acre hillside riven by a whispering brook. Enchanting gardens with a delightful combination of manicure and naturalism provide an incredible setting for open-air entertaining. Main residence is a carefully restored carriage house with custom woodwork crafted to match the period of the original details. Total square footage of main residence is 2,538 sq. ft. Main level features a large living space with fireplace, balcony, exposed beams, and wide plank floors, as well as library, dining room with exquisite built-ins, kitchen, and powder room.~The upper level offers the master suite with 2 Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens, 2 full baths and an additional versatile living space. The lower level bedroom has an en suite bath and glass doors leading to a stone terrace and fountain.~Spacious second residence, featuring library with skylights, kitchenette, bedroom and 1~ baths, offers space for guests or opportunity for passive income. Total square footage of the second house is 2,070 sq. ft.Greenhouse studio with reflecting pond & wood stove is perfect for an afternoon retreat or warming up between sledding runs. Eleven flagstone and brick terraces dotting the landscape provide ideal lookout points from which to enjoy the magic of "Hollowood." This peaceful retreat is within walking distance to the village of Chestnut Hill and offers quick and easy access Center City Philadelphia and New York via rail.
Welcome to "Greystock Lodge," an architecturally significant circa 1908 Tudor home set back on one of the most desirable and private streets in Chestnut Hill. This exceptional home has been lovingly updated by the current owners, while still highlighting the gorgeous original details such as hand carved millwork, pocket doors, picture rails, deep windowsills and leaded glass windows. A long, covered walkway leads to the main foyer entrance hall with beamed ceiling, gorgeous original paneling, french doors to the terrace and the main gracious staircase with original carvings. To the right is the formal living room with gas stove, doors to the terrace and inviting window-seats framing views of the grounds. To the left is the dining room with fireplace, and sunlit renovated gourmet kitchen with leather-finish marble countertops, brushed metal subway tile backsplash, custom cabinetry, large center island with special "The Galley" sink, ample pantry space, breakfast area with banquet seating and skylights, rear staircase, and downstairs half bath. A gorgeous butler's pantry is next to the kitchen, with an additional dishwasher, ice drawer and ice maker, glass-doored cabinets and built-in bentwood sink. Step down to the expansive great room, with vaulted, beamed ceiling, huge windows, and built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace. Underneath the main staircase is the temperature-controlled wine storage display, which adjoins a tucked away, private office with fireplace. The second floor master suite offers great light and views across the valley, with a huge master bath with soaking tub, walk-in steam shower, custom cabinetry, and doors to the bespoke, dual walk-in closets. A full hall bath with clawfoot tub, laundry room, sitting room with balcony and an additional bedroom suite with full bath and fireplace can be found on the second floor. The third floor features the beautiful screen panel from the 3-story organ that once lived at Greystock. Several hall closets and a massive cedar closet provide ample storage space. Two large bedrooms, one with lofted area, a full hall bath and sitting room complete this upper floor. A built-in BBQ grill with outdoor sink set into one of the multiple bluestone terraces provides a perfect space for warm weather entertaining. A garden shed offers extra storage space and there is also a 2-car garage. Conveniently located close to the shops and dining of Chestnut Hill, and just a few blocks from two train stations, making for an easy commute to Center City. Don't miss this absolute gem!
Welcome home to 9506 Wheelpump Lane. This classic brick cape cod is the perfect home for everyone, with a first floor master suite and guest bedroom plus full bathroom on the first floor and the perfect layout for entertaining. The minute you walk in the door you feel right at home. The kitchen features an island with room for stools, 48" GE Monogram Gas Range with Double oven, DCS Convection Wall Oven, large Sub-Zero side by side refrigerator. Sit in the sun filled breakfast room and watch the birds out your window while enjoying the wood burning fireplace. There's so much to love here on Wheelpump Lane. With 2-stories and 4166 sq. ft, there's enough space for in-laws and guests. 9506 Wheelpump is located on a flat 1/3 acre bordering Morris Arboretum on a quiet street in one of Chestnut Hill's most coveted and private neighborhoods. The many upgrades and amenities include an elegant master suite with custom walk-in closet and a lavish Alaskan-onyx bath with mosaic tile, large shower with frameless doors and a Restoration Hardware vanity with double sinks. The second floor bath has a jetted tub and honed travertine tiles. Systems were updated including a brand new Carrier furnace with central A/C, pex plumbing & upgraded electric with new panel and basement is fully water-proofed with a new BQ Basement system. Owners completely replaced the septic system. Newer windows, interior doors, gutters, exterior trim and shutters, and brand new garage doors. Plenty of closets and storage. The flat lot has several rare plantings and offers a true nature lover's oasis in Philadelphia. Enjoy your own secret garden with bordering the arboretum - 92 acres of lush and colorful gardens earned Morris recognition as the #1 Most Stunning University Garden and Arboretum! Close to trains, restaurants, shopping, museum, the Wissahickon, parks and this home also has easy access to major highways.
This is your chance to own a home in Chestnut Hill across from Pastorious Park! It is one block from The Avenue and close walking distance to the trains. You will have a garage and your very own parking spot in front of your home!!! Summer concerts can be enjoyed from your front deck and from your enclosed front porch. The first floor is perfect for entertaining--it has 9 Ft ceilings, original hardwood floors, fresh paint, newer kitchen, half bath, and a family room with laundry. The second floor has a master bedroom with sitting area , 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath. In addition, the back courtyard offers more private entertaining space with a separate entrance from Abinton Avenue. This house cannot be missed--!!
Looking for a private get-away within the city of Philadelphia? Check out the 3-D Tour above! The location of this property can't be beat. Tucked away at the end of a private lane in Chestnut Hill on the banks of Wissahickon Creek and adjacent to the Morris Arboretum. This home is the perfect "get away" from the hustle of the city with all the benefits of being close to it all. This custom built 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home has been meticulously maintained and upgraded. The kitchen features granite countertops, cherry wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances including Viking stove, SubZero fridge, double wall oven and wine/beer fridge. The first floor features a large living room with fireplace, den/library with a fireplace, as well as a large dining room with a beautiful chandler. The second floor features a large master bedroom with fireplace, master bath with separate soaking tub and an attached dressing room. There are three other bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the second floor. All bathrooms have been nicely upgraded. Dine outside on your large awning covered patio, relax in or by your heated in-ground pool, or stroll the grounds and enjoy the wildlife around you and in the creek at the end of the property. The second house on the property is the "pool house", fully equipped with shower, dressing room and bathroom. Cooper roof, updated mechanicals. Walking distance to Chestnut Hill College, Wissahickon Park and Forbidden Drive.