Check out this rare opportunity to own a fully renovated home while living on a private lane in the quaint, much coveted French Village section of Mt. Airy, which dates back to 1924. Nestled among only a handful of Norman-style homes, this house was commissioned by famed developer George Woodward, PA Railroad pioneer Henry Houston, and built by renowned architect, Robert McGoodwin. Overflowing with sunlight, the house has 6 bedrooms, 5 ~ baths and original French doors in every room on the first floor. The comprehensive kitchen renovation in 2014 provided a chefs kitchen and the comfort for broad social interaction, a large dining, a spacious living room, an enormous family room and two offices. The master bedroom on the second floor, also completely updated in 2014, has a gorgeous bathroom, walk-in closet, and an original Juliet balcony. There is also a full guest suite and a full Jack and Jill bedroom set. There are hardwood floors throughout, built-in bookcases and many architectural details as well central air, a new furnace, a well maintained original slate roof and lots of fresh paint. A gigantic lot surrounds this beautiful home and includes two large patios and lovely mature plantings. Separate 2-car garage. A short walk to the train, Weavers Way, Carpenter Lane Woods and Fairmount Park. A 5 minute drive to the shops of Chestnut Hill; 20 minutes from Center City. Elbow Lane is a private road. Water and sewer are service by the City of Philadelphia. This is an exquisite home in a special place in a phenomenal neighborhood.
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