Blake Development, one of Philadelphia's premier custom builders is delighted to offer for sale an exciting new project in Chestnut Hill. A beautiful custom home on just under one acre, surrounded by 37 acres of green space recently preserved in perpetuity by The Natural Lands Trust, at the edge of Fairmount Park. The home is designed with a thoughtful open floor plan offering approximately 7100 square feet on two levels. Exterior materials include board and batten, Hardie plank, Wissahickon schist stone and cedar shake roof providing a traditional Pennsylvania farm house style, combined with a contemporary architectural design. Enter the very gracious foyer with breakfast room, spectacular kitchen and family room with stone fireplace to your left. Study, living room with fireplace, dining room and powder room to your right. The custom kitchen offers Wolf and SubZero appliances, large island and custom cabinetry. The mudroom features built-in cubbies, a large food pantry, and second powder room opening into the attached two car garage. Enjoy the fabulous park views from a covered, screened porch. Upstairs, a spacious master bedroom suite complete with large walk-in closet, master bath with soaking tub and shower. Designed for today's living in mind the three/four additional bedrooms, all with ensuite baths. Generous laundry room, ample storage and hardwood floors throughout. Large lower level, beautifully finished with high ceilings, game room, bar, home theatre, gym and wine cellar. Outside a woodland paradise with mature shrubbery, privacy wall and pool with flagstone surround and terraces. Truly a unique opportunity to enjoy one of the areas very best locations! Just steps away from a world class sports facility, hike or bike in the wilderness of the Wissahickon trails, all the time just a short walk to Chestnut Hill shopping, restaurants, schools and a short train ride to Center City. *10-year tax abatement on improvements.
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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