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!
About this Area
Philadelphia, home to so many firsts in U.S. history, has come into its own as a first-class, high-energy metropolitan area for those seeking affordable living, top-notch cultural activities and easy access in and out of the metro area.
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...
We are very proud to announce that our Associate Broker, Stephanie Biello, has been elected President-Elect of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors for 2019! “I’m looking forward to advancing the association and being a part... Read More
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