8800 Towanda St
  • Philadelphia, PA 19118
$2,450,000
5 beds | 4.2 baths | 7,025 sqft
  • Details
    • Basement
      Yes
    • City
      Philadelphia
    • County
      Philadelphia
    • Has AC?
      Yes
    • Parking
      3+ Car Parking, Off Street, Attached, Garage
    • Property Class
      Residential
    • Status
      Closed
    • Style
      Colonial
    • Subdivision
      Chestnut Hill
    • Type of Property
      Single Family Residence
  • Additional Information
    • Cooling:
      Central A/C
    • Heat:
      Oil, Hot Water, Forced Air, Radiator, Zoned
    • Hot Water:
      Oil
    • Laundry Type:
      Main Floor
    • Lot Area Acreage:
      3.13
    • Lot Dimensions:
      355X420
    • Ownership:
      Fee Simple
    • Porch/Deck:
      Patio(s)
    • Roof:
      Slate
    • Sale Includes:
      Land Only
    • Sewer:
      On Site Septic
    • Type:
      Residential
    • Utilities:
      Cable TV
    • Water:
      Public
    • Zoning Code:
      Rsd1
  • Dimensions

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

    Stories: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1

  • Amenities & Features
    • Appliances:
      Cooktop, Oven - Wall, Oven - Double, Dishwasher, Disposal
    • Floor:
      Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
  • Fees
    • Tax Year:
      2017
    • Total Taxes:
      $18,717
  • Description

    Offered for the first time, this stunning Stone Estate features a gracious floor plan amongst the most idyllic setting in Chestnut Hill. Perched overlooking the Wissahickon, 8800 Towanda is home to over 6, 000 SQ/Ft covering more than 3 acres of land. Formality exudes from the grand foyer, with views of the gardens, to the living room with oversized windows and a stately fireplace. Across the hall, the oversized dining room which adjoins to a butler's pantry and the kitchen which features Sub-Zero refrigeration, double Wolf ovens, and a Wolf cooktop. A sunny breakfast room, cozy wood paneled family room, laundry room with plenty of storage and powder room complete the first floor. The impressive staircase leads you to a master bedroom with en suite bath, dressing room and overlooks the pool and offers 180-degree views of the bucolic setting. Also, a bedroom with en-suite and large walk-in closet and two bedrooms with a Jack-and-Jill bath reside on this level. The fifth bedroom and bonus room could easily convert into an in-law suite or a perfect retreat for the au pair. A basement with walkout access to the pool and a three car attached garage complete the interior of the estate. Set on a beautiful corner lot off of West Chestnut Hill Avenue and Towanda Street, this home boasts unparalleled views of the Wissahickon, gorgeous perennial gardens, and patios that create an incredibly private setting within walking distance of the village of Chestnut Hill. A very rare opportunity for the most discerning buyer.

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Karen Regan

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Karen Regan
Philadelphia Office
215.735.2225 / Office
215.704.1082 / Mobile
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Chestnut Hill

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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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    83 October 2017
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    +7.6 % since October 2016
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $191 October 2017
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    -8.1 % since October 2016
  • Total Monthly Inventory October 2017

    225
    Total Units
    +27.1 % since
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  • New Listings Residential

    32 October 2017
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  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    98 % October 2017
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The Crefeld School
Type: Private
Level: 7-12
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Our Mother of Consolation Catholic
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
Jenks John S School
Type: Public
Level: K-8
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Evan Thomas Institute
Type: Private
Level: 1-8
Philadelphia -Montgomery Christian Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-12
The Waldorf School Of Philadelphia
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Renaissance Charter School
Type: Charter
Level: 6-8

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