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Listing 10 out of 19
$1,795,000 ACTIVE

8847 Norwood Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

3 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,538 sq ft, 3.16 acre lot - MLS# 6994469
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Description

"Hollowood, " a miniature estate in Chestnut Hill, is a picture from a storybook. Wonderful collection of three lovingly restored 19th century out-buildings nestled on a breathtaking 3 acre hillside riven by a whispering brook. Enchanting gardens with a delightful combination of manicure and naturalism provide an incredible setting for open-air entertaining. Main residence is a carefully restored carriage house with custom woodwork crafted to match the period of the original details. Main level features a large living space with fireplace, balcony, exposed beams, and wide plank floors, as well as library, dining room with exquisite built-ins, kitchen, and powder room.~The upper level offers the master suite with 2 Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens, 2 full baths and an additional versatile living space. The lower level bedroom has an en suite bath and glass doors leading to a stone terrace and fountain.~Spacious second residence, featuring library with skylights, kitchenette, bedroom and 1~ baths, offers space for guests or opportunity for passive income. Greenhouse studio with reflecting pond & wood stove is perfect for an afternoon retreat or warming up between sledding runs. Eleven flagstone and brick terraces dotting the landscape provide ideal lookout points from which to enjoy the magic of "Hollowood." This peaceful retreat is within walking distance to the village of Chestnut Hill and offers quick and easy access Center City Philadelphia and New York via rail.

Features

  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: ACTIVE
  • Listing Price: $1,795,000
  • County/Area: PA-Philadelphia County
  • Zip Code: 19118
  • Year Built: 1867
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Sq.Ft.: 2,538 sq ft
  • Style: Carriage House
  • Stories: 2-Story
  • Total Rooms: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Baths (full): 3
  • Baths (partial): 1
  • Basement: Full, Fully Finished, Partial Finished, Yes
  • Garage: 2-CarGarage
  • Fireplace: Yes, OneFP
  • Acres: 3.16 acre lot
  • Zoning: R1
  • Bedroom Master 1 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom Master 1 Size: 20 x 12
  • Bedroom Second 1 Level: Upper 1
  • Bedroom Second 1 Size: 20 x 16
  • Bedroom Third 1 Level: Lower 1
  • Bedroom Third 1 Size: 20 x 12
  • Building Facade Orientation: Southwest
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooking Fuel: Eleccooking
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Dining Kitchen: Fullkit-Noei
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Dining Room Size: 10 x 18
  • Electric Service: 400+ampselec
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Flooring: Wood
  • Foundation: Slab
  • Heating: Htpump-Ebkup, Forced Air
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Interior Features: Skylight(S), Cathedral/Va, Ceilngfan(S), Woodstove, 2ndkitchen, Exposedbeams, Baywindow
  • Interior Square Feet Source: Assessor
  • Kitchen 1 Level: Main
  • Kitchen 1 Size: 10 x 8
  • Laundry: Lowflrlndry
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Living Room Size: 20 x 20
  • Lot Description: Slopinglot, Openlot, Trees/Wooded
  • Lot Dimensions: 540 X IRREG
  • Lot Number: 30
  • Lot SqFt.: 27325.0
  • Lower Floor 1 Baths: 1
  • Main Bedroom: Fullbath-Mbr, Drssngrm-Mbr
  • Main Entrance: Foyer
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 1
  • Other Rm 1 Level: Main
  • Other Rm 1 Name: Library
  • Other Rm 1 Size: 8 x 18
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Parking: Attached, Oversizedgar, 3+carparking, Drvwy/Off Str
  • Porch Deck: Balcony
  • Property Age: 150 Years
  • Roofing: Metal
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Den/Stdy/Lib
  • Sewer Septic: Onsiteseptic
  • Structures: Greenhouse, Shed, 2ndhouse, Springhouse
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Taxes: 10886.0
  • Upper Floor 1 Baths: 2
  • Water: Public
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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