We are delighted to offer 102 West Mermaid Lane, a gracious, Arts & Crafts residence designed in 1909 by famed Philadelphia architect Edmund Gilchrist for his father Dr. William Gilchrist and built by George Woodward. Beautifully tucked away, this property was formerly owned by Enrique Norten, renowned Mexican architect and principal of the design firm TEN Arquitectos. Features include a lovely half acre lot, and 4, 842 square feet of living space on 3 floors. Distinctive entrance with handsome shed roof opens to a welcoming front hall. There are arched openings to the first floor with Bulthaup designer kitchen, lovely dining room with fireplace, comfortable living room with fireplace and outdoor porch and terrace. The second floor offers 3-4 bedrooms (one with a fireplace) and 3 bathrooms. The third floor offers a master bedroom, walk-in master closet, and bathroom. The laundry can be found in the basement where there is ample storage space and room for a ping pong or pool table. Just off the outdoor entrance to the kitchen is the bottom floor artist~s studio/kids hangout of a 1933 structure designed by architect Robert N Dippy that also has a top floor 2-car garage off the circular driveway with a terra cotta roof. Come see this iconic Chestnut Hill house within walking distance to the train, Wissahickon Trails and the charming shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill.
Chestnut Hill, considered Philadelphia’s “Garden District,” is a perfect place for those who want a more suburban living environment within the Philadelphia city limits. The area is just 20 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. Bordered on the north by Fairmount Park, the largest urban park in the U.S., Chestnut Hill is known for its stone manor...
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