Welcome to 239 W Harvey Street; a cheerful and classic Germantown home, meticulously cared for and lovingly restored. Set back and up off the street, this stately Stone Colonial Revival was built in the late 1800's by famous Philadelphia architect Mantle Fielding. All of his unique architectural details have been preserved and maintained, keeping the integrity of the artistry consistent throughout the home. This property includes a large main house with 5 bedrooms and close to 5,000 square feet, a long driveway with parking for 5+ cars, and a standalone 2 story carriage house with full kitchen, bath and lofted bedroom. If you are a person who appreciates American History the main house will delight you with it's grand fireplaces, crown, cove and dental molding, original hardwood floors, and it's leaded glass and oval window details. Front entryway from the large, covered porch features a beautiful fan brick fireplace and entry to the parlor/living room with additional fireplace, window seats and sunny windows. Formal dining room features original built-in glass pane cabinetry and deep windowsills, and a side entry to the butler's pantry with half bath. From the pantry, enter into large kitchen with breakfast bar, modern appliances, deep stainless steel sink, tons of storage and prep space and two doors, one leading to a side porch and the other to a mud room/laundry room. Up the grand staircase you will find the newly remodeled owners suite with huge walk in dressing room with built-ins, and a full bath with original porcelain title work. 2 additional large bedrooms are on this floor as well as a sitting room / library which features the 3rd fireplace of the house. These two bedrooms and sitting room share a full sized 3 piece hall bath. The third floor has an additional 2 bedrooms, a full bath with clawfoot tub plus a living room and kitchenette on the landing, making this a potential in-law suite or home office space. Backyard is deep and sunny with room to run dogs, grow veggies, or hang out on the patio. Dozens of upgrades including the recently converted heating from outdated oil to a double furnace gas system for efficiency! Full house water filtration system for the main house, fresh paint, tons of woodwork restoration, and so on... 239 W Harvey has been loved in every way thoughout!
Type of Property
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 13,894
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Lot Area Acreage: 0.320000
Lot Description: Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: 60X232
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Net SqFt: 5832
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Patio, Porc
Property Age: 125
Roof: Shingle Roof, Sla
Structures: Second House
Zoning Code: RSA3
Heat: Gas, Hot Water
Cooling: Wall Unit
Sewer: Public Sewer
Living Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, In-Law/auPair/Ste
Interior Features: Vaulted Ceiling, 9'+ Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Stained/Leaded Glass, Water Treatment System
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