Philadelphia Homes for Sale, Mt Airy (west) Real Estate Listings, 6430 Germantown Avenue, MLS #6861817 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

6430 Germantown Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19119

HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A PROPERTY CRUCIAL TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. It was on the grounds of this historic house that the Battle of Germantown was fought on October 4, 1777. The house itself, named Upsala, was built in 1798 for John Johnson III, a fourth-generation colonist whose family settled in Germantown in the 1600's. Upsala is a fine example of Federal architecture, with a gable-roofed main block with four rooms on each of the first two floors and a rear ell that includes an enclosed winder staircase. The symmetrical facade features a pedimented portico supported by Doric columns and pilasters, which protects the front entry door and its fanlight. Upsala's interior rooms are notable for their height and scale as well as decorative millwork, plaster detailing, and fireplaces. Set back from Germantown Ave a good one hundred feet, the interior is laid out in the classic center-hall plan with library, dining room, and front and back parlors on the first floor, and four bedrooms on the second floor; and two more bedrooms, a "carpet room", and a storeroom on the third floor of the main house. There is also a walk-up attic in the main block of the house. The 2-story ell that project diagonally off the back of the house contains a summer and winter kitchen on the first floor. The second floor consists of a nursery, a "cook and waiters" room, and a smokehouse. Property being sold "as-is", with preservation easements on land and building.
Property Class
Off Street
Mt Airy (west)
Mt Airy (west)
Building Features: Security System
Building Name: UPSALA
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 107,550
Area: 19119
Location: Urban, MiddlOfBl
Lot Area Acreage: 2.470000
Lot Dimensions: 273
Net SqFt: 6724
Ownership: Fee Simple
Property Age: 218
Type: Commercial
Roof: Tile
Sale Includes: Land&Buildng
Topography: Level
Utilities: WaterAvail, SewerAvail, GasAvail, ElectrcAvail
Wall/Ceilings: SheetRckIntW, Pl
Zoning Code: RSA3
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Floor: Wood
Exterior: Stone
Exterior Amenities: PubTransNear
Tax Year

Area Highlights

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Linda's Vegetarian Village


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Mandarin House


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Charlie Gray's Rib Crib


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Little Jimmie's Bake House

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Rating 61 reviews
Mt Airy Breakfast & Lunch

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Sun Shanty Jamaican Takeout Restaurant

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Rating 14 reviews
Toto's Pizzeria

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Rating 97 reviews
All The Way Live


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Rating 19 reviews
The Sugar Bowl

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Distance: 0.5 Miles

Rating 4 reviews

School Information

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Henry Charles W School

Type: Public

Level: K-8

Saul W B Agricultural School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12

Greene Street Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-6

Khepera Cs

Type: Charter

Level: K-8

Henry H. Houston Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: K-8

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-12

Safe Clean Children's Facility

Type: Private

Level: K

Roxborough Christian School

Type: Private

Level: K-1

Blair Christian Academy

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Green Tree School

Type: Private

Level: N/a

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