Welcome to 8319 Seminole Street! This classic 1925 center-hall home is filled with old world charm; such as a gracious floorplan for entertaining, hardwood floors, high ceilings, moldings and three wood burning fireplaces. The property, a coveted corner lot, is almost one acre filled with lush gardens and mature trees. As you enter through the front door, you walk into a spacious light filled grand entry hall with French doors looking out at an allee of trees. Continue on to a formal living room with handsome built-ins and a wood burning fireplace flanked by two sets of French doors that lead to an enclosed sun porch to one side and on the other side of the entry hall, the formal dining room with fireplace, eat-in butler's pantry and kitchen with chef grade appliances such as a 6 burner-Vulcan gas range and classic copper hood and marble island. Adjacent to the kitchen is the back entrance hall that serves as the mud room/laundry room. The flooring in the kitchen wing is terracotta tiles that give the space a European feel. As you climb the stunning, front staircase with grand landing overlooking the entry hall below, you reach the second floor with a large master en suite bedroom and private enclosed sun-porch, that feels as if you are peering from a tree house. Also on the second floor are two additional bedrooms, one with a fireplace, and a shared full bath, as well as a large, bright storage room that could make a perfect home office. The third floor has three additional bedrooms and a hall bath as well as a great bonus room perfect for playing or a home theater. The house has a lovely brick patio that overlooks the property and a half wall. The property comes with a two car detached garage and space above that is currently used as an artist's studio with potential for various future uses such as au pair/in-law suite. Some other highlights are the green house which is accessible through the dining room and the property's ideal location, in close proximity to the Chestnut Hill East Train Line and walking distance to the heart of Chestnut Hill's shops and restaurants on Germantown Avenue as well as the beautiful Wissahickon Valley Park walking trails.
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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Data last updated: 03/26/2019.
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