Fabulous Chestnut Hill duplex offered for sale for the first time is over 60 years. This well maintained property features a one bedroom unit on the first floor and a 3 bedroom unit on the 2nd and 3rd floor. First floor leased unit is a sizable one bedroom with eat in kitchen. Access to lovely rear yard off kitchen and basement laundry. Second floor 3 bedroom unit is currently vacant and is perfect for an owner occupant. It has a large living room, eat in kitchen, laundry area and full bath. Stairs in hallway lead to the 3 bedrooms all with new wall to wall carpet. Off street parking and great location within walking distance to trains, buses, shopping and restaurants.
Built in 1961, this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bath family home is perfectly situated on approx 1/3 of an acre within a short walk to the top of Chestnut Hill shops and a mere 2 minute walk to CH East Septa station. Enter into the spacious open floor plan with vaulted ceiling on the main level, a separate dining area and Belgian wood burning stove that provides a cozy ambiance for the upcoming winter nights. First floor is ideal for entertaining flowing beautifully out to the flagstone patio with BBQ area, rear yard to watch the kids play and a fire pit to sit around and make s'mores to end a perfect day. A spacious family room on the lower level with a wet bar opens onto another lovely patio. Four bedrooms are found upstairs including the master suite which has a large walk-in closet. The home features new windows and exterior doors, HVAC, sprinkler system, generator transfer switch. Additionally, updated baths and kitchen, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, lots of natural light are some of the features found in this lovely home. A full basement with plenty of storage, two car garage and off street parking for guests, completes the picture of this modern Chestnut Hill home.
C1925 stone twin with covered front porch, in a great location on The Hill. Traditional floor plans on the first floor and third floor, but an open floor plan on the second, creating a great room and office. Plenty of spaces for privacy and gathering! An eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, a sweet living room, and laundry room and powder room are on the first floor. The great room space and a full bath and one bedroom are on the second floor, and three bedrooms and a bath are on the third floor. Besides all the interior spaces, a fenced-in rear yard and a front porch all add up to plenty of room to work, and live and play, and entertain. Enjoy shopping and events on the avenue within a few steps from your home!
This great property is conveniently located just one block from the heart of Chestnut Hill and all of the wonderful shops, restaurants and markets on Germantown Avenue. This townhome offers a spacious living room, hardwood floors, central air, a nice sized backyard, and a driveway and built in garage with room for three cars. The Water Tower Recreation Center and Pastorius Park are a short walk away, the beautiful Wissahickon Valley of Fairmount Park is nearby, and the Chestnut Hill East and West Train lines are a few blocks in either direction for an easy commute to Center City. Make an appointment to see this special home today.
This gorgeous home is in the scenic and quiet Chestnut Hill area of Northwest Philadelphia, and it's available today! This home offers three bedrooms and one full bath across its 1,476 total finished sq ft. The enclosed front porch is an endearing and comfortable space, and the open and bright main floor has lovely red pine hardwood flooring in the living room and dining room. The whole home gets great light from the side as well as through the front and back! The kitchen features laminate floors, stone countertops, subway tile backsplash, and a full set of modern stainless steel appliances. An extra space behind the kitchen provides access to the rear yard; it's been used well as a main floor office and study! Moving upstairs, the second floor of the home features three bedrooms, with pristine carpet throughout. Each bedroom gets great natural light and the bathroom has been recently remodeled. The outdoor living here is also premium, with a well-landscaped patio with plenty of room for outdoor dining. This location is fantastically accessible: only one block from Germantown Avenue and its many wonderful shops and restaurants; the Chestnut Hill East and West train lines to Center City are also conveniently close as well! This is an idyllic home in a great part of the city, check it out today!
Smart, thorough, and beautiful is the perfect way to describe this lovely Chestnut Hill single, tucked away on a private drive, and walkable to all that this beautiful, verdant neighborhood has to offer, like dining, entertainment, shopping, and outdoor recreation. Meticulously renovated by the current owner, this center hall colonial has all you would expect and some surprising extras. Enter the front door into a gracious foyer with a coat closet to stash your belongings. To the left is a large living room with gleaming hardwood floors, new lighting, and a lovely fireplace that serves as the architectural focal point of this gracious room. Beyond the living room are two rooms that add incredible flexibility to the first floor. There is a first floor bedroom with well-appointed full bath and walk-in closet; and a large three season room with sliding glass doors from from two sides. In our current set of circumstances, this open, airy sunroom takes on special significance to enrich the lives of the next owner. To the right of the front door is the heart of the home. The kitchen/dining room beckons you to linger over a cup of coffee, or a holiday meal. With a door opening to the backyard from this room, it is the place where family and friends will always end up. Off the kitchen is much more. A half-bath and laundry room make for easy practical living. Also off the kitchen is the back staircase that leads to a bedroom/office with the second bathroom on the second floor. Also off the kitchen, is a staircase to the enormous, high-ceilinged basement which is great for storage, or potentially, more living space. Back to the front foyer and up the main staircase you reach a light-filled second floor landing, with a large bedroom to the right with a wall of closets and windows on three sides. To the left is a large, flexible space that could be used as a family room, another bedroom, an art studio, or whatever your mind imagines. These two bedrooms are served b
Introducing 4 East Chestnut Hill Avenue - A truly exceptional restoration of an historic Mid-19th century renowned Chestnut Hill building into 2 unique, urban residences brought to you by premier builder of a Philadelphia Magazine Design Home. With all of the original historic details and integrity of this classic stone structure including soaring ceilings, exposed stone work and beams, original wood work coupled with redesigned floor plan with all of the modern luxurious features for today's living make this a truly special residence. Enter this totally fabulous 3 BR/3.5 BA residence into a grand black and white marble entry foyer. Ascend to a modern, open-concept living floor with Chef's eat-in kitchen, Sub-Zero /Wolf appliances, custom cabinetry and calacatta quartz countertops including large island perfect for daily dining and entertaining. Lovely dining area plus living room ideal for today's living. Spacious family room with wet bar. Hall marble powder room plus study with brick and stone fireplace and access to a 500 square foot rooftop deck with built-in planters ideal for entertaining. Upstairs features luxurious master suite with spacious BR, walk-in closet with custom built-in systems. Lux spa-like marble Master Bathroom with custom double vanity, oversized step-in shower and separate water closet. 2 additional guest suites plus laundry room complete this floor. Detached garage with optional car lift plus great grassy yard. All new energy efficient systems including many green features including tank less hot water heater, soy based spray foam insulation. 10 year property tax abatement. Premier top of the hill location just a short stroll to train as well as all of the shops, restaurants and markets that this charming historic section of Philadelphia offers.
A perfect Chestnut Hill home with a most desirable location. This c. 1889 home was originally one of three homes built along with the historic St Martins-in-the-Fields. This third home from the church retains all its historic character and detail, and is recently renovated with gorgeous 21st century finishes and amenities. Yet some things never change, like the high ceilings and significant original detail, the brilliant sunshine permeating throughout, the ideally sized and situated 1/2 acre lot, and the superb location--10 minute walk to the Avenue via Gravers or Willow Grove, 10 minute walk to the Wissahickon trails through the fields along a direct path, and less than 5 minute walk to the train to Center City. The home itself and its land are amazing. The lot is a 1/2 acre of easily maintained flat lawn, trees, and landscaping; with two patios, a front porch, 2-car GARAGE (and plenty of additional driveway parking), and a ton of space to play. The exterior Queen Ann Victorian architecture is magnificent. The home includes 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths (4 en suite), a family room and spacious office with lovely views. Gorgeous entry hall, mud room, and superb storage throughout, including the big, dry basement. 10' ceilings, Hardwood floors throughout including gorgeous random width pine floors on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and a newer oak floor on the 1st floor with walnut and maple inlay. Three fireplaces, one wood burning, one gas, and one decorative. Original moldings and other beautiful details throughout the entire home including a two-story arched window with 11 panes that is perfectly integrated with the grand, original staircase. Bay windows with window seats. This important home offers all the indoor and outdoor space you need, especially when spending more time at home. Many spaces and privacy, but also an ideal flow and wonderful volume and light. Developed in 1889 by Henry Houston and designed by G.W. & W.D. Hewitt, architects. Easy walk to Germantown Avenue, th
Nestled deep along Norwood Ave in Chestnut Hill, you will find one of area's finest architecturally significant examples of the Estates from the Era of Grandeur and Grace. This "old lady" is ready to be restored to her former Glory, for her Revival and for her Second Act! Much has been written and documented about this Estate's origins and history over the past century. 8840 Norwood is a part of Philadelphia's history and legacy. Formerly owned by the area's rich and elite; now ready to be owned by you! Depending of the stories you read, multiple additions, renovations and upgrades have fortified this Estate over the years. Recent appraisals have counted 10 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half baths. You must visit to fully appreciated the engraved and paneled formal Dining Room. Did I count 3 separate kitchen areas? ...possibly for the staff to entertain in the Formal BALLROOM with coffered ceilings and stone ached doorways. Over-sized floor to ceiling windows offer plenty of sun light; of course hardwood flooring throughout, crown moldings and ornate fixtures adorn this stately manor. The Sun Room was recently used as a Pool Hall and entertainment space. Travel upstairs and literally get lost in the maze of bedrooms, separate sitting areas and parlors. Architectural surprises abound from a cute Romeo and Juliet balcony to custom built-ins and custom-made arched french doors. Truly an amazing structure waiting for the right "dance partner" to waltz her into the next century. This is a FANNIE MAE property proudly offered through HomePath. Corporate Terms Apply. The Home is protected and is subject to terms of an easement held by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy.
Welcome to 30 West Chestnut Hill Avenue - An historic restoration and renovation of a classic stone house in prime top of the hill location. This 5 BR/3 full plus 2 half BA late 19th century home features a recreated floor plan ideal for today's modern lifestyle.Inviting entry foyer with stone fireplace and original millwork is flooded with natural light. Light oak floors, large windows and white walls give this house a light and airy feel. Spacious living room with another fireplace and gorgeous new crown molding opens to a large dining room with fireplace and French doors opening to covered porch. A true chef's eat-in kitchen including Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, chic black and white cabinetry, contemporary quartz countertops, island and bar area perfect for entertaining. Rear mud room with custom built-in cubbies and bench plus powder room complete this fabulous living floor. Ascend to the second floor with the luxurious master suite. Spacious MBR with 2 closets plus spa-lie en-suite marble BA, with oversized step-in shower with frame less glass door, double vanity separate water closet and radiant-heated floor. Large light filled guest room plus new hall bathroom and home office/sitting room completed this floor. Third floor features 2 additional guest BR's with adjoining full bathroom. New finished lower level is incredible additional living space. Spacious flexible room ideal for media room/playroom/ gym including wet bar and powder room. Additional room with closet could make a guest BR or flexible living or storage room. With all new systems including new dual HVAC, plumbing, electric, tankless hot water heater and a modern floor plan this house has all the benefits of new construction coupled with all the original character and details of a historic Chestnut Hill house. Gorgeous new landscaping including flagstone patio and enclose yard perfect for dog lovers. Lovely new stone and gravel pathways and plantings. Short walk to the train, shops, markets, restau
This elegant, four bedroom, 2.1 bath Victorian townhome in the heart of Chestnut Hill was originally designed by architect James Windrum and built in 1888 as part of the Jacob S. Disston Residence. In 1914, architect George S. Idell, converted the original mansion into three dwellings. This 2,600 sqft. residence is an elegant blend of old and new, with a slate roof, 11 ft. ceilings, oak parquet floors, a third floor balcony, and FIVE wood-burning fireplaces, all with the original Victorian tile surrounds, including one in three of the bedrooms. The updated kitchen features a butler?s pantry and a powder room. This gracious residence has been lovingly maintained by the current owners, who added a spacious second-floor laundry, and a koi pond off the terrace. The home retains many of the whimsical touches of the previous owner, a noted artist. It is ideally located within steps of the shops, galleries, and restaurants at the top of Chestnut Hill, Regional Rail (Chestnut Hill West), and the Free Library. This is a once-in-a-generation property, ready for you to carry on its historic tradition.
Welcome home to this exceptional house in desirable top of the hill location. This thoughtfully-designed new construction house built by premier local builder, Main Street Development, features a floor plan for today's living with architectural details and design of Chestnut Hill's stately older homes. Enter into a gracious marble foyer. Step up to a grand living room with custom coffered ceiling, gas fireplace and walls of windows affording incredible natural light. Open-concept dining room plus Chef's Eat-in Kitchen with custom cabinetry, large island great for entertaining or daily dining, Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances. Gracious hallway with rear yard access plus formal powder room complete this floor. Upstairs features 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. Enter into the large master suite with spacious Master BR with open sitting area that would make for a great home office with step-out balcony. Fabulous spa-like marble master bathroom with step-in shower, custom double vanity, separate water closet and soaking tub. Large walk-in closet with custom built-ins. Large corner guest suite with fabulous en-suite bathroom. 2 additional large guest rooms plus hall bathroom plus convenient laundry room. Finished lower level with large media room/home gym/play room/home office could be designed to create a 5th BR plus entertaining room full bathroom and second laundry room would make for great au pair/in law/guest quarters. mud room with custom built-in bench and cubbies. Access to attached 2-car garage and heated driveway. Incredible location walk able to all that Chestnut Hill has to offer plus several trains stations. Easy access to Center City, suburbs and major highways. 10 year tax abatement. Truly exceptional home brought to you by former Philadelphia Magazine Design Home Builder.
Introducing 229 E. Benezet Street, a rare opportunity to own a turnkey home in the heart of Chestnut Hill. This 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath twin home was built in 1898 and has since been lovingly renovated and maintained. Step up to the covered front porch, ideal for morning coffee or relaxing evenings. Enter the home and find the perfect blend of old and new. The exposed brick walls and original pine hardwood flooring pairs perfectly with modern touches and wainscotting detail. The spacious and open floor plan is ideal for casual living or elegant entertaining. The FIRST FLOOR has an open living room & dining room, beautifully updated kitchen with granite counter tops, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, bar seating, and french doors. Off the kitchen is a renovated full bath with ceramic tile and stall shower. The french doors lead to a spacious backyard with patio and bonus shed transformed into a home office with a lofted queen sized bed! The first floor also provides access to a large unfinished basement perfect for all of your storage needs. The SECOND FLOOR features a spacious master bedroom with large closet, second bedroom ideal for a nursery or guestroom, large full bathroom with stall shower and claw foot tub, and conveniently located laundry with newer Samsung washer/dryer and reclaimed wood shelving. The THIRD FLOOR features a large third bedroom with reading nook and ample storage space. Perfectly located and within walking distance to all Chestnut Hill has to offer, including the finest shops, galleries, restaurants and just a short walk to the regional rail and the Free Library. Schedule your tour today!!
Nestled among the beautiful homes of Chestnut Hill, this charming historical property built in the late 1800's offers the best blend of old and new! The covered front porch with gorgeous wood ceiling invites you to relax on the swing and overlook the landscaped front yard oasis with your very own cherry tree and grape vines. Enter through the freshly painted front porch with North East facing front door, where you will find beautiful hardwood floors, a comfortable living room, dining room, powder room, and newly renovated eat in kitchen. The bright and airy kitchen boasts brand new countertops, hardware, and finishes through out. In the middle of the home is a wonderful updated family room perfect for large gatherings, with high ceilings, a wood accent wall, and sliding glass doors leading out to a beautiful patio space. Off the modern family room is an office with a large picture window overlooking the peaceful yard. Head through the double doors to the oversized first floor master suite, enhanced with high ceilings, extra windows, and a renovated ensuite bathroom. Ascend the stairs to find three additional bedrooms, and a full bathroom. This home includes a large two car detached garage, and motorized gated driveway that can accommodate three or more vehicles. Storage will not be an issue with a large shed and unfinished basement. Recent updates include; new stucco (2019), fresh paint throughout (2019), new doors (2019), new hot water heater (2020) and so much more! This is a very special home with a premier location, convenient to Germantown Ave shopping, restaurants, supermarkets, Morris Arboretum , the trails of Fairmount Park, acclaimed private schools, public transportation, and access to the turnpike. All this plus low taxes! Don't miss this one!
Showings begin Friday evening 10/16. Desirable Chestnut Hill twin located just steps from the Wyndmoor Train Station, on a lightly-traveled section of Benezet Street. A covered front porch caps off the handsome brick facade. Inside, the east/west exposure provides great morning and late-afternoon light to the first floor, and the upstairs floors get nice light all day. Original hardwood floors are throughout. Enter the living room, perfectly shaped for seating arrangements, then into the full dining room. The kitchen sits at the back, with new appliances, and a door to a private patio and large yard ready for fall bulb planting. Upstairs is the primary bedroom and a full bath, with a second bedroom currently being used as a dressing room and closet. On the third floor is a third bedroom and also a fourth bedroom, now being used as an office. The basement is finished and has both laundry and storage areas. This home, full of old-world charm, is convenient to all of the shops and restaurants, is a short bike ride or jog from one of the main Wissahickon Park entryways, and is in one of Philadelphia?s most popular villages.
Located at the top of Chestnut Hill, on one of the loveliest streets, you?ll find this rarely available and meticulously maintained mid-century modern home offering one level living on an acre of beautifully landscaped land. A winding slate walkway brings you to this pristine and architecturally thoughtful 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home. Upon entering the large, sun filled foyer, you?ll immediately notice the multitude of windows creating a light and airy feel. The living room boasts floor to ceiling windows with a view of the private, fully fenced rear garden, a wood burning fireplace, and a glass door to the covered veranda. Flowing from the living room is a generously sized dining room. Pocket doors between the living room, foyer and dining room can be used to create a privacy when needed. The large eat in kitchen boasts custom white cabinets, built in oven and microwave, quartz countertops and an entire wall of storage. Also adjacent to the foyer is a great room with vaulted ceilings, skylights, floor to ceiling windows, glass door to the terrace, gas fireplace and built in custom shelving with two separate desk areas perfect for working from home. Tucked off the great room is a powder room with original black vintage tile. Double French doors open to the study with a wall of built-in shelves, cabinetry and a wet bar. Hardwood flooring can be found in the office and under the carpet in the great room and hallway. A wide hallway leads to three bedrooms, two of which could be used as a master with on-suite baths, walk in showers, a walk in closet, and a wall of closets. The fourth bedroom is located at the opposite end of the home. A full bath with tub/shower creates a wonderful in-law, caregiver or guest suite. The spacious laundry room with built in cabinetry is located adjacent to the kitchen. A breezeway allows access to the three car garage, which also includes a separate windowed gardening room and a tool shed/storage room. The surrounding landscaped yard and gar
Welcome to 7716 Navajo -- This stately home built in 1925 on a coveted quiet Chestnut Hill block has been fully renovated with all the benefits of new construction while retaining the details of a truly elegant Chestnut Hill house built over 100 years ago. Enter into a grand entry foyer with gorgeous new hardwood floors in a herringbone pattern and arched French doors leading out to rear patios affording incredible natural light A true chef's eat-in kitchen complete with custom cabinetry and open shelving, contemporary quartz countertops and island with seating for 4, Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances including windowed refrigerator, double wall ovens, wine refrigerator ideal for entertaining. Lovely casual dining area with ship-lap and glass cabinets for wine storage. Convenient full-sized laundry room with side by side washer/dryer, custom cabinetry and countertops. Lovely dining room plus an Elegant living room with new coffered ceiling, custom built-ins, gas fireplace and French doors leading to rear patio and gas Off the living room is a lovely enclosed sun porch which if perfect for all year round enjoyment. Powder room completes this living floor. Ascend to the second floor with one entire side of the floor encompassing the fabulous master suite oasis. Large master bedroom with cathedral ceiling and French doors leading to sept-ot balcony overlooking the rear grounds and tree top views. Fabulous spa-like Master Bathroom with oversized step-in shower, custom double vanity with carrara marble sinks, wall faucets, and an elegant free-standing soaking tub. Dressing room complete with custom built-ins. Down the hall are 2 additional large suites plus a convenient hall laundry closet with stackable washer/dryer. Third floor features guest quarters with bedroom, full bathroom and sitting area. Partially finished lower level provides flexible space for media room/play room/home gym/office plus a new powder room. All new systems including new plumbing, new electric