821 Oak Lane Ave
  • Philadelphia, PA 19126
$333,900
4 beds | 2 baths | 2,700 sqft
  • Details
    • Basement
      Yes
    • City
      Philadelphia
    • County
      Philadelphia
    • Property Class
      Residential
    • Status
      Active
    • Style
      Colonial, Traditional
    • Subdivision
      East Oak Lane
  • Additional Information
    • Building Facade Orientation:
      South
    • Condition:
      Average+
    • Foundation:
      Stone
    • Heat:
      Gas, Hot Water, Radiator
    • Hot Water:
      Electric
    • Laundry Type:
      Main Floor
    • Lot Area Acreage:
      0.22
    • Lot Description:
      Corner, Irregular, Sloping, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
    • Lot Dimensions:
      65X116
    • Net SqFt:
      2,700
    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Porch/Deck:
      Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es)
    • Roof:
      Flat, Pitched, Shingle
    • Sewer:
      Public Sewer
    • Structures:
      Above Grade
    • Type:
      Residential
    • Water:
      Public
    • Year Rehabilitated:
      2018
    • Zoning Code:
      Rsa3
  • Dimensions

    Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry

  • Amenities & Features
    • Basement Type:
      Full, Outside Entrance, Fully Finished
    • Fencing:
      Other
    • Fireplace Features:
      Stone
    • Floor:
      Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
  • Fees
    • Tax Year:
      2018
    • Total Taxes:
      $3,400
  • Description

    Perched on a quiet Lane amongst towering trees, and reveling in the company of it's delightful architectural Victorian and Mid-Century Modern neighbors-~this handsome~Colonial~truly~stands alone! Representing~the storied history of Philadelphia's development, this handsome home wonderfully marries it's~21st Century spectacular renovation, to it's breathable, ~authentic~and~rustic~detailing of it's earliest years: circa~1800~(Give or take a decade or four?~History buffs' perspective- so welcome!)~What we do know is that 'General Wagner' lived here and helped lead local troops~to victory during the Civil War.~The layout excites the 'party planner' in all of us, as both the property and the interior effortlessly serve~all needs. The welcoming, ~formal Living Room offers space and coziness with it's built-in book shelves, beckoning mantle and gracious staircase;~the intimate Dining Room serves up charm with it's cast iron, wood burning fireplace;~then your senses explode as you step down into the~handsomely renovated 1930's addition- NOW a vast Great Room replete with exposed beams, hardwood Oak flooring, Eat-in Nook, and extending seamlessly through the open Granite~Kitchen bar to a well designed Kitchen. Romp below in the finished basement, but~enjoy~the ease of the first floor Laundry and full Bath. Speaking of...2nd floor offers a spa-like experience with the walk-in shower plus jetted tub. The serenity continues on this level as the beautifully finished, honey toned, varying width, original pine floors serve the 3 Bedrooms. The surprises continue with 2 finished intimate spaces on the 3rd floor offering choices for a home office, yoga retreat, or additional BR or two...Then there's the barn! Finished Studio, get-away space above, plus plenty of Workshop area below. Rustic original features with rain kissed stained wood of yesteryear standing out against the restored stucco exterior. Covered Porch and 'Trek' deck allow for morning coffee and al fresco dining, surrounded by fenced green lawn with room for gardening, patio and plenty of off-street parking. Commuter's paradise with a 4~minute walk to the nicely restored train station- only 4 stops to Center City. Low City taxes, many upgrades, caring and committed community of organized neighbors. Nearby Suburban shopping and plethora of amenities!

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William Penn’s original 1683 plan for the city, 1200 acres stretching from the Delaware River on the eastern edge to the Schuylkill River in the west, bisected...

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    42 May 2018
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  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $182 May 2018
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  • Total Monthly Inventory May 2018

    10,416
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Ellwood School
Type: Public
Level: PK-5
Hope Church School
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
Ivy Leaf Middle School
Type: Private
Level: 4-8
Ivy Leaf School
Type: Private
Level: 4-8
Cyber Christian Academy @ Your Childs World Learning Center
Type: Private
Level: N/a
The Westwood School
Type: Private
Level: PK-5
St. Helena-Incarnation Catholic School, IMS
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Eugenio Maria De Hostos CS
Type: Charter
Level: K-8
Our Lady of Confidence Day School
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Myers El School
Type: Public
Level: K-4

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