Philadelphia Homes for Sale, Chestnut Hill Real Estate Listings, 8847 Norwood Avenue, MLS #6810955 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

8847 Norwood Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19118

"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. 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. 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 just minutes from the cobblestone shopping district of Chestnut Hill and major transportation.~
Property Class
Type of Property
Carriage House
Garage Spaces
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Pool Type
No Pool
Full, Fully Finished, Partial Finished
Has AC?
Chestnut Hill
Chestnut Hill
Building Facade Orientation: Southwest
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: FullKit-NoEI
Foundation: Slab
Garage Type: Attached, Oversized Garage
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 27,325
Laundry Type: Low-Floor Laundry
Area: 19118
Lot Area Acreage: 3.000000
Lot Description: Sloping Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded
Lot Dimensions: 540 X IRREG
Lower Baths: 1
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 4608
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Balcony
Property Age: 150
Type: Detached
Roof: Metal
Room Count: 8
Structures: Greenhouse, Shed, Second House, Spring House
Upper Floor Baths: 2
Zoning Code: R1
Heat: Heat Pump/Electric Backup, Forced Air
Cooling: Central A/C
Water: Public
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Den/Stdy/Lib
Lower 1, Main, Up
Master Bedroom
20 x 12, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
20 x 16, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
20 x 12, level Lower 1
Living Room
20 x 20, level Main
Dining Room
10 x 18, level Main
10 x 8, level Main
8 x 18, level Main
Interior Features: Skylight(s), Vaulted Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), WoodStove, Second Kitchen, Exposed Beams, Bay Window
Basement Type: Full, Fully Finished, Partial Finished
Floor: Wood
Exterior: Stone
Tax Year
Total Taxes

Area Highlights

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Tavern On the Hill

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School Information

Great Schools

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Our Mother of Consolation Catholic

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

The Crefeld School

Type: Private

Level: 7-12

Evan Thomas Institute

Type: Private

Level: 1-8

Jenks John S School

Type: Public

Level: K-8

Philadelphia -Montgomery Christian Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-12

Regina Coeli Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Mount St Joseph Academy

Type: Private

Level: 9-12

The Waldorf School Of Philadelphia

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Renaissance Charter School

Type: Charter

Level: 6-8

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