Welcome to this very special 6 bedroom 2.5 bath Queen Anne Victorian, designed in the late 1800's by architects G.W. & W.D. Hewitt for Henry Houston. Situated on a corner lot at one of the highest points in Chestnut Hill, this home sits in a prime Top of Hill location, and its bright and airy design offers endless original architectural details and charm. The first floor presents a lovely front entry hall with high ceilings, original transom glass, living room, parlor/music room, a gracious formal dining room, eat in kitchen, laundry/mudroom and powder room. These main rooms all have original fireplaces each adorned with stunning original tiles, large windows with deep sills, and views of the gardens. Upstairs you will find an expansive master bedroom with newly added closets, recessed lights and plenty of space to create a full master suite or sitting area. Two additional very spacious bedrooms, a bathroom and access to a lovely second floor sleeping porch complete this floor. The third floor has three additional bedrooms and a hall bath. The current owner has made significant improvements including adding two-zone central air, new electrical system with CAT5 cable throughout, removal of all previous knob and tube wiring, fresh paint from top to bottom (interior and exterior), refinished hardwood floors throughout and so much more. Outdoors enjoy the fenced in, private and manageable garden with a terrace and a lower level patio. Walkable to everything that makes Chestnut Hill so wonderful; retail, restaurants, steps from Septa trains and the Wissahickon. Do not miss this great opportunity! All offers reviewed on 5/29. Pre-Inspection report is available.
About this Area
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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