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Listing 4 out of 201
$3,485,000 Under Contract

8711/09 Seminole Street
Philadelphia, PA 19118

9 beds, 6 full, 3 partial baths | Single Family Home
12,928 sq ft; lot: 2.56 acres - MLS# 1000393816
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Description

We are proud to offer a Chestnut Hill Premier Property built in 1907, designed by Zantzinger & Borie, architects for famed buildings in D.C. and Philadelphia, including a carriage house and greenhouse. Situated on 2.87 acres, the fully restored gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmsteads firm and recorded in the Smithonian. Specimen trees are a collection from China and a portion of the acreage is protected by a historic easement from the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. Enter through a foyer into the large entry hall with a carved terra cotta fireplace. From here: a direct expansive view of the formal gardens. Other first floor rooms are elegant library/office with fireplace, offering a retreat from the otherwise expansive spaces. Fireplaces also grace the large formal living and dining rooms. Other first floor rooms of generous sizes are formal living and dining rooms, den with shelves and door to pool area. Spacious eat in kitchen with large center work space of inlaid granite, top of the line appliances, expanding to a butlers pantry with second refrigerator/freezer and wine cooler. Two powder rooms, laundry room. An expansive garden room with three directional views includes a fully equipped kitchen and full bath. Second floor offers two Master bedroom suites plus four additional bedrooms and 2 additional full bathrooms. Third floor has five rooms, some equipped with office built-ins, and 1 1/2 baths. Floors are hardwood and solid pine. Marble and tile floors in all bathrooms, crown moldings in most rooms. Family vacated the house for 5 years (2004 to 2009) for a complete renovations of all systems. Slate was mined in Vermont for roofs of the main house and the carriage house. Flagstone side walk and stone curbing around the perimeter of Seminole Street and West Chestnut Hill Avenue. Carriage house (8709 Seminole St, ) renovated in 2016, includes a fully equipped eat in kitchen, large living room, two bedrooms, small office, 1 1/2 baths. Greenhouse (60x16) was rebuilt to original design and is operated by a computerized system for heat and humidity in a basement below. Adjoining the greenhouse is a potting shed and half bath. All structures are stone and glass. Zoning for 8709 is RSA3, for 8711 is RSD1 and WWO overlay district. Note: Carriage House: 2, 100 interior sq. ft.0.31 acres, Taxes for carriage house are $11, 162. Copy of Conservation and Preservation Easement shall be provided to buyer before entering into an agreement of sale.

Features

  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Under Contract
  • County/Area: Philadelphia County
  • Zip Code: 19118
  • Year Built: 1908
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
  • Sq.Ft.: 12,928 sq ft
  • Style: Traditional
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Full Baths: 6
  • Half Baths: 3
  • Basement: Yes, Full, Unfinished
  • Garage: 4-Car, Yes
  • Fireplace: BrickFirePl, Marble, Stone, Non-Functioning
  • Lot Size: 2.56 acres
  • Baths: 9
  • Pool or Spa: Yes - Personal
  • Zoning: RSD1
  • # of Detached Garage Spaces: 4
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 12,928
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Oven - Wall, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 3
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 6.00
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 5
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 2
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1: 1
  • Construction Materials: Stone
  • Directions: From 8800 Germantown Ave, West on Chestnut Hill Avenue, left on Seminole Ave.
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
  • Entry Location: Foyer
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights, Exterior Lighting
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Tile/Brick, Marble
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Gas, Forced Air
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Inclusions: Washer, Dryer, 3 Refrig. Freezer In Bsmt. 2 Microwave Ovens
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), 2nd Kitchen, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Land Use Code: C58
  • Laundry Type: Main Floor
  • Levels/Stories: 3+
  • Lot Dimensions: 288 X 408.22
  • Lot Features: Corner, Sloping, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot SQFT: 111,721
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Main Entrance Orientation: Northwest
  • Net SQFT: 12,928
  • Original Listing ID: 7160616
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Parking Features: Private
  • Pet Restrictions: Case by Case Basis
  • Pets Allowed Y/N: Yes
  • Photo Option: No Photo per Seller
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Roof: Pitched, Slate
  • Room Count: 15
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic
  • Sale Includes: Land Only
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Selling Agent: Camilla F Whetzel
  • Selling Office: Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1
  • Total Finished SQFT: 12,928
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 7
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Type Of Parking: Detached Garage
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Year Major Reno/Remodel: 2009
Courtesy of Bhhs Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
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Susan Kanterman, REALTOR®
Phone: 215-868-3946
Email: susankanterman@gmail.com
 

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Fox & Roach, REALTORS®
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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