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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.
Step into this 3 bedroom, 1.1 bath colonial home in the heart of Chestnut Hill, fabulous location - quiet neighborhood and walking distance to the train station, shopping and restaurants. On the main floor you will find the spacious living room with fireplace and French doors that open to the front porch. Also there is the dining room and eat-in kitchen. Upstairs you will find three good-sized bedrooms and a hall bathroom with a tub. Featuring beautiful well-maintained hardwood floors throughout the home, central air, plenty of natural light. The walk-out basement is setup for a workshop and has a powder room and laundry as well. Lots of storage and it could be finished to allow for more livable space. The property is completely fenced in with a large lot in the back as well as the side yard where a driveway or garage could be added. Perfect for entertaining friends and family. Just steps away from the shops, markets and restaurants along Germantown Avenue. Only a block from the train station, and easy access to Center City, the suburbs, major highways and Fairmount Park. Make your appointment to see this home!
This is simply a wonderful home!! 3 bedroom, 1 bath so sunny end-of-row with Central Air in the heart of the Chestnut Hill village. Step behind an artfully planted green privacy hedge at the sidewalk to discover this well-cared-for 2-story brick home with an inviting freshly painted front porch. In the living room, one sees original honey-colored beautifully finished random width pine floors, built-in bookshelves on an exposed brick wall and ceiling fan. The dining room is large enough to offer a sumptuous feast. The pine floors extend into the bright kitchen with good storage including handsome hutch, gas cooking, brand new refrigerator, stainless steel sink with garbage disposal, 2 year old dishwasher. Built-in storage shelving and cleverly placed desk with filing cabinet sit before the brand new french doors leading to a sunny deck built in 2017 and a deep fenced nicely landscaped rear yard. It is important to note that the windows of the first floor--some fitted with chic plantation shutters!--bring abundant light into the whole first floor. Upstairs are three bedrooms: the master bedroom has multiple closets and ceiling fan; the middle bedroom currently functions as an office/guest room with ceiling fan; the sunny rear bedroom has closet and ceiling fan, too. The full bath offers the original tongue-in-groove wainscot, a shower over the claw-foot tub and newer toilet and sink cabinet. The basement is unfinished for utilities, laundry with washer and dryer, and storage. Both Central Air Conditioning and high-efficiency gas furnace were installed in 2014. The central plumbing stack was replaced in 2019. The main sewer line from house to street was replaced in 2016 with 10 year warranty. 8122 Ardleigh Street is perfectly located in walking distance to everything Chestnut Hill. The Farmers Market, Fresh market Grocer and Weavers' Way Food Co-op are a short hop away. Water Tower Recreation Center with ball field and tennis courts is around the corner. One can enjoy a variety of public and private schools, places of worship, restaurants and shops. Both bus and commuter train public transit is close by. Walk score: 86! Easy to show. Showings can begin on Friday, 10/18. Offers can first be reviewed Monday, 10/21.
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. Showings begin SUNDAY 10/21.
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.
Perched above Saint Martin~s Lane, this 1.3 acre property offers the best of Chestnut Hill living! Built in 1909, this stately brick home of 6 bedrooms 5.5 baths seamlessly integrates the old and new in creative ways that are both modern and timeless. The expanded kitchen with skylights, a wall of windows and three sets of French doors opening onto a brick patio feels like an enormous sunroom. It has top of the line appliances, extensive storage, and ample room for cooking, eating and lounging. The formal living room is anchored by a beautiful fireplace and enhanced by built-in cabinetry and window seat. The formal dining room has beautiful French doors leading to the patio and is separated from the kitchen by pocket doors, providing as much or as little interaction between the two as you would like. The entry hall and staircase features beautiful original millwork, as well as a large skylight at the top. Master suite features a built-in closet system, full bath, walk-in closet, and a sitting room with fireplace, balcony, and built-in shelving. The second floor is rounded out by a hall bath and two additional bedrooms with fireplaces. The third floor features two hall baths, and three bedrooms. The largest of these has a fireplace, built-in closet system, and vaulted ceiling with windows and exposed beams. The~Little House~ located in the rear of the property was built in 1922 for the original owner. This structure includes a two car garage carriage house with cedar shingle roof and slate patio. This living space offers a large living room with a fireplace and decorative mouldings, kitchen, and two bedrooms and bath on the second floor totalling 1925 additional square feet.. The beautiful pool with brick surround is enclosed with a wrought iron fence with wisteria arbor. Thoughtful professional landscaping provides interest, color, and seclusion year round. The brick retaining wall of over 400 feet long was recently rebuilt, garnering the architect and masonry artisans an award from the Chestnut Hill Conservancy for the project. Situated just a short walk from both the shops, parks, and dining of ~the Avenue~ and the trails of the beautiful Wissahickon, everything you want is easily accessible. Just one block from Highland Station, getting to and from Center City is also as easy as it gets. This home is truly special, and not to be missed!**** Property is also known as 8325 Saint Martins Lane****
Sitting at the head of Valley Green in Fairmount park, you~ll find this stately center hall colonial home. Entering the foyer, you are welcomed into this warm home featuring rich hardwood floors. Off the right is the paneled study/office and powder room. To the left, the living room has large windows flood the room with light. The entrance to the library is flanked by a wet bar and computer nook. Lined with shelving for your books, the library great natural light and French doors opening to the courtyard. A corner brick fireplace is a welcome addition on chilly days. Through double doors you find the plant room. The wall of windows capped with a fan window in the apex of the ceiling adds a wonderful detail. This is an excellent area to work on and store items needs for projects with a large walk-in craft closet. Back through the living room to the formal dining room featuring built-in hutch and room for a dinner party. The recently updated kitchen has lots of cabinet and counter space. The workspace has undercabinet lighting making prep work practically effortless. The upper floor has two good sized bedrooms sharing a tiled hall bath; one which connects to the au pair suite. Down the hall the master suite has windows on three walls inviting the nature in. The master bath was recently updated with a tile and glass walk-in shower with rainfall water head. Completing the upper level is the one-bedroom au pair suite featuring full kitchen, living room and private exterior entrance.The lower level has a paneled rec room that opens to the back yard. The laundry room and an additional bedroom with en-suite bath. There is also additional storage and crawl space in the heater room. Close to Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail, Wissahickon Skate Club, SCH and Philadelphia Country Club. Home is owned by a licensed PA Real Estate Broker.
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.
Great location, ample parking, and all the conveniences of living right off Germantown Ave. in desirable Chestnut Hill await the buyer of this home! In addition to the large 2 car driveway, there is additional parking in the garage with inside access to the home that is just waiting for you to make it your own. Original hardwood floors, great natural light, and a large family room greet each guest as they enter. The hardwood floors and natural light continue as you enter the dining room with two large windows. Walk into the kitchen with a white brick backsplash and a great view of the patio and backyard that are great for entertaining. The second floor features three bedrooms with nice sized closets, a hall closet, and full bath. Central air, and a basement with plenty of storage round out this great home. Come check this one out, and get ready to move right in!
Quiet, Cheerful and Convenient best describe this lovely home. Close enough to the hustle and bustle of downtown Chestnut Hill, yet far enough away to peacefully enjoy the private roof deck, backyard, and flagstone patio. The well-designed floorplan can accommodate almost any layout you are seeking. Nicely updated baths, central air, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and appropriately sized rooms accent the interior. Iconic stone exterior, arched front doorway, deep windowsills, and custom millwork provide timeless elegance to this property. Not too small and not too large, both inside and out. Offering character, charm, functionality, individuality, comfortable space, entertaining space, privacy, efficiency, and a uniquely convenient location. This property has many outstanding qualities.
Gorgeous stone twin home only one block from Germantown Ave! Open your wooden gate and enter through the charming, English garden with slate walk to the front patio. Original, curved front door leads to entry foyer with coat closet. Head into the expansive living room with built-in bookcase, stone-front fireplace, and french doors leading to the front patio. The spacious dining room works well for traditional dinner parties but also functions as an open space for daily living! This room, open to the updated kitchen, could even be used as a family room. The kitchen was recently updated with traditional white cabinetry, black granite counters, stainless-steel appliances and glass, subway-tile backsplash. A breakfast bar makes this the perfect cooking and conversation space! This floor has distinct spaces, but feels like an open floor plan with the accessible kitchen and double-entry stairs connecting the kitchen and living areas. Up the inviting stairs, you~ll find two nice-sized bedrooms, one with a potential balcony, serviced by a hall bathroom with original subway tile. Across the hall, with its deep linen closet, is the master suite. This large room has several large windows and a deep bedroom closet. The master bathroom also sports original subway tile and features yet another linen closet. The 3rd floor has two charming bedrooms and a full bathroom with clawfoot soaking tub. Outside, a large back patio is accessible from the kitchen and is the perfect outdoor entertaining space, surrounded by greenery! The garage space borders the back patio and works well as a workshop or outdoor storage. Unfinished basement is clean and dry with laundry area and toilet for finished-area potential. Charm and original craftsmanship abound in this home but it~s also been updated throughout to function for modern living. Almost all windows have been updated with Anderson replacements, and the home is kept comfortable with 2-zone central air! Amazing location with CH Farmers Market a block away, steps to Germantown Ave shops, and a 5 min walk to the train station! Walkable location, historical grandeur and craftsmanship, modern comforts and layout, plus the perks of beautiful outdoor spaces - it's time to call this house ~Home~!
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.
I'll never forget a conversation I had with the owner of this home shortly after he and his wife had moved in back in 2010. I asked him how they liked their new digs. His response was "Every day feels like we are on vacation!". Welcome to condominium living in Chestnut Hill, one of Philly's perennial favorite neighborhoods. Its collection of trendy shops and restaurants, magnificent architecture, beautiful gardens and unspoiled natural areas is hard to find in any other neighborhood in the City. Located in the coveted "Top of the Hill" area, you are right in the heart of all that is Chestnut Hill. At the same time, when you step out onto your roof top deck, you are in a tree top oasis, a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life. If "cookie cutter condo" is NOT on your list of MUST HAVES, you need to check out this home! From the 4 story tower that anchors the Courtyard entrance to the fascinating mix of materials, hues and angles, this building is anything but boring! No two units have the same floor plan but all the homes look out onto a lovely courtyard style common area, complete with outdoor furniture and extensive container gardens. Individual balconies or rooftop decks overlook the courtyard. The reserved underground parking spot is a real plus but with a Walk Score of 89, you may find the car does not move for weeks at a time. The Chestnut Hill West Train Station is less than a minute away, providing easy access to Center City. With Weaver's Way Co-op, Fresh Market and Chestnut Hill Farmers Market all just a short walk away, you might find food shopping becomes a daily adventure rather than a weekly chore! 8 Rex #12 is an upper floor unit with two levels arranged in an open floor plan style with great flow and interesting sight lines. The first level has the updated Kitchen (Maple, Stainless, Granite, Tile)/Dining Area along with the Second Bedroom with Ensuite Bath. Just 7 steps higher is the Upper Level with the Living Room, Master Bed and Bath, Powder Room and Laundry. The Living Room is visually connected to the Kitchen/Dining Area and also houses the staircase to the rooftop deck. The Master Suite is tucked in the back of the home. The Master has a wood burning fireplace, a dressing area, walk-in closet and elegant ensuite bath. The icing on the cake for this beautiful home is the proximity to one of Philadelphia's greatest treasures! Rex Avenue runs right down to an entrance to the Wissahickon Valley Park section of Fairmount Park. Every day, a dedicated army of exercisers stay in the best shape of their lives, biking, hiking and running on the trails that flank both sides of the Wissahickon Creek for 5 miles. The Valley feels at least 10 degrees cooler in the heat of the summer and the scenery is fantastic. The famous Tedyuscung Statue resides on a flag lot at the base of Rex Avenue. The Thomas Mill Bridge is an easy walk and the only covered bridge still standing in Philadelphia. If you wish your life felt more like a vacation and less like running on a treadmill, add this home to your list of properties to tour! Be sure to check out the video.
Open House this Saturday, October 26th, 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 options are varied: invest, renovate and sell; purchase and renovate; knock down and build a new home. 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 living 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. Property in need of work and is being sold strictly as is. 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, 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. 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. 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.
Classic architecture with a modern twist, this 1925 Chestnut Hill twin is a treat like a lime popsicle in the summer~really cool. Through the new, handsome front door you~ll find a gracious living room with gas fireplace with contemporary marble surround and access to screened side porch, a peaceful retreat for morning coffee or a cocktail in the evening. The large formal dining room has two French doors with juliette balconies, perfect for all your weekend and holiday entertaining! The kitchen has soapstone counters, shaker-style lower cabinets, exposed shelves, a new GE French door refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, and gas range with access to the backyard through a French door. A coat closet completes the floor. Gorgeous, original wood floors throughout the house with the exception of the freshly tiled bathrooms. The second floor has a generous master bedroom suite, bedroom has built in bookshelves and cable jack, the dressing room has herringbone finished California closets with ironing board, drying racks, shoe storage and valet rod. The bath has a large shower with Kohler fittings and hand shower, stone bench and toiletry niche. The vanity has a makeup area, vessel sink, and touch controlled faucet by Brizo. A separate tiled WC with heated floor allows for privacy. Completing the bath are custom wooden shutters and stacking Electrolux washer and dryer in closet. The second bedroom (currently used as office) with hall bath can be separated from stair hall to create a private bedroom suite. The third floor has a spacious landing that can serve as gym/living/play area, and a nicely sized bedroom with beautiful arched window and built in storage. Extensive quality renovations include new roof in 2015 with 50 year slate replicate asphalt shingles, new windows in 2016+2018, zoned heating and cooling, new electrical, plumbing stacks, insulation, etc... Fully fenced back yard. Full basement for storage. Don~t let the Germantown Ave address fool you, off street parking (4 spaces) are available for home, access through lovely alley. Walk to Chestnut Hill for shops and dining and train, convenient to PA turnpike walk to Fairmount Park and the Morris Arboretum for recreation. Don~t miss this exceptional home!
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!