Stunning Top-of-the Hill Norman single on a half-acre of private grounds. Called "significant" by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society, this red stone cross-gabled dwelling was designed by Dreher & Churchman in 1926. Special features include an arched entrance, brick window surrounds, fine original moldings, three exposures for almost every room, and terraces on three sides. The 1st floor has a gracious entrance with carved linenfold front door; powder room; living room with handsome fireplace with marble surround, built-in bookcases, large bay window and French doors to the covered patio; library with fireplace & floor-to-ceiling bookcases; large formal dining room with French doors to a flagstone terrace and a greenhouse. The eat-in-kitchen has electric cooking, dishwasher, garbage disposal a large walk-in pantry plus a butler's pantry with 2nd dishwasher for easy party clean-up. On the 2nd floor you'll see the master bedroom suite with large sleeping porch, en suite bath with tub and stall shower; two more generous bedrooms; hall bath; family room/bedroom; and a maid's suite with 2 rooms and bath. The 3rd floor has a large bedroom; hall bath; playroom and lots of good storage space. Good systems including central air and a new 2016 septic system. The spacious grounds were designed by Frederick Peck and are punctuated with curving stone walls and mature plantings. There's plenty of space for badminton, touch football or a large party tent. Located just steps away from the Wissahickon Park trails, a few blocks to two commuter train lines and all the shops, schools, restaurants and amenities offered in Chestnut Hill.
Type of Property
3+ Car Parking
Partial, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Building Facade Orientation: Northeast
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Attached
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 21,384
Laundry Type: Basement Laundry
Lot Area Acreage: 0.490000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: 149X140
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, SitArea-MBR
Main Entrance: Center Hall
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 5684
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio, Porch
Property Age: 91
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Upper Floor Baths: 4
Zoning Code: RSD1
Heat: Gas, Hot Water, Forced Air
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Other Room 4
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