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Listing 10 out of 54
$3,495,000 For Sale

124 W Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

7 beds, 8 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
12,125 sq ft; lot: 1.71 acres - MLS# 1000489380
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Welcome to this wonderful Chestnut Hill home! This lovely estate home was built in 1895 and has all the charm, woodwork and detail of the period but has been totally renovated in the last 7 years. The entrance foyer with working fireplace, pocket doors and carved lions head from 1840 welcomes you to the first floor. The foyer is flanked by a formal living room w/ fireplace and door to covered porch, formal dining room w/ fireplace and a large family room w/ fireplace and doors to covered porch. The gourmet kitchen rivals most restaurant kitchens and will delight the chef in the family. It has custom cabinets, Calcutta Marble island, counters and backsplash, 60" 6 burner Wolf stove w/ French cooktop, 3 full size Wolf ovens, 3 Wolf warming drawers, 4 trough sinks, 2 dishwashers and heated hardwood floor. There is also a custom 3 sided stone fireplace with handmade tile hearth and large eating area which opens up to a wrap around Brazilian hardwood deck. The kitchen has a wall of French doors on 2 sides leading to a beautiful deck which leads to an expansive patio. The Butlers pantry has custom cabinets, Wolf wine fridge, Soapstone counters, Kitchen Aid ice machine and heated hardwood flooring. The staircase is magnificent and has landing and 2 separate staircases to the second floor where youll find the master suite w/ fireplace, office w/fireplace, his and her baths and custom walk in closet. There are 2 additional en suite bedrooms library, gym with sauna, full bath with steam shower and a door to a deck with hot tub. The 3rd floor offers 3 en-suite bedrooms, guest room and a game room. There is a 1400 bottle custom wine cellar with seating so you can relax and enjoy wine and friends. There is an elevator for all 3 floors. The house is sited on 1.71 acres and the grounds are gorgeous and private. The exterior of the home is in impeccable condition and has a newer slate roof, patios, decking and fountain. There are porches or patios off of almost every door on the main floor bringing the outdoors in. The house has a nice set back from the street and a gated entrance. There is a 3 car garage/ Carriage house with basement and second floor. The bones of this house are awesome but the guts are even better-new high efficiency HVAC system, 11 Sonos zones wired, fireplaces are all in working order and all but one can also burn wood. The location is spectacular and is within walking distance to two train lines, shopping, dining, parks and more.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Philadelphia County
  • Zip Code: 19118
  • Year Built: 1895
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
  • Sq.Ft.: 12,125 sq ft
  • Style: Colonial
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Full Baths: 8
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Yes, Full
  • Garage: 4-Car, Yes, Garage Door Opener, Oversized
  • Fireplace: BrickFirePl, Marble, Stone, Gas/Propane
  • Lot Size: 1.71 acres
  • Baths: 9
  • Zoning: RSD1
  • # of Detached Garage Spaces: 4
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 8,775
  • 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, Built-In Microwave
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 8
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 8.00
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 8
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 8
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 7
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 4
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 3,350
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Stone
  • Cooling: Natural Gas
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Entry Location: Foyer
  • Exclusions: Dining Rm Chandelier, Wine Cellar Door , Chandelier
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights, Hot Tub, Exterior Lighting
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Stone, Marble
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Gas, Radiator, Radiant, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Inclusions: Kitchen Refrig, Basement Refrig, Window Trmts All In "As Is" Condition
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Sauna, Elevator, Wet/Dry Bar, Stall Shower, Dining Area
  • Land Use Code: C48
  • Laundry Type: Basement
  • Levels/Stories: 3+
  • Lot Dimensions: 224X332
  • Lot Features: Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot SQFT: 74,336
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Municipality: Philadelphia
  • Net SQFT: 8,775
  • Original Listing ID: 7175129
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Parking Features: Asphalt Driveway, Paved Driveway
  • Photo Option: No Photo per Seller
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Roof: Pitched, Shingle, Slate
  • Room Count: 16
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other
  • Sale Includes: Land Only
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 3
  • Tax Annual Amount: 16495.0
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Below Grade SQFT: 3,350
  • Total Below Grade SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Total Finished SQFT: 12,125
  • 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: On Street, Driveway, Detached Garage, Other
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Cathedral Ceilings, 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Preferred-Blue Bell
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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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