Upper Northwest - Chestnut Hill

124 W Highland Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19118
MLS# PAPH1004872
$745,000
5 BEDS ∙ 3 BATHS
Sold
SOLD DATE: Jun 15, 2021

Listing provided courtesy of: BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill

Property Description

In the Village! A knock-your-socks-off 3-story stone twin residence c. 1891, listed as "Contributing" to the Chestnut Hill Historic District. Meticulously maintained. 5-6 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath. High ceilings, over-sized new windows, open 1st floor plan, gleaming oak and pine floors, an eat-in kitchen to match any in Homes & Gardens Magazine, and all the architectural details that make this home a classic: stone arched openings, bracketed eaves, mansard roofs, and gabled dormers. 1st FLOOR: Open front porch with 2015 standing seam copper roof with brass snow guards; handsome front door with glass side lights and transom; Airy large living room with crown moldings leads directly into dining room large enough to easily seat 12 with sunlit bay window; Arched opening leads to the eat-in kitchen with 5 burner gas Thermador stove with sparkling colorful glass tile backsplash, double wall convection ovens with blue interior, built-in KitchenAid microwave, deep stainless steel sink, dishwasher, garbage disposal, broad soapstone-topped island offering workspace, small second sink, and storage below, flat-screen TV, built-in shelving (all appliances new in 2018); Rear mudroom (with new roof) with powder room off to the side exits to simply delightful outdoor living: broad patio, deep gardens with colorfulpollinator-friendly perennials, and finally a one-car garage opening onto Meade Street in the rear. 2nd FLOOR: In the rear a comfortable sitting room with gas-fired ventless fireplace, ceiling fan and flat-screen TV (this could also be a delightful bedroom with eastern sun); Hall bath with ceramic tile floor and walls, shower over tub, new faucets and double sink; Nice-sized middle bedroom with double closet, bay window, ceiling fan and crown molding; Front large bedroom with double closet, ceiling fan, crown molding and flat-screen TV. 3rd FLOOR: 2 rooms on either side of a Jack'n Jill full bathroom with shower over tub and ceramic tile trim; one bedroom is nice-sized with bright double window, ceiling fan and great closet; the other at the front of the house is smaller with closet and ceiling fan and is now used as an office; The rear room on the 3rd floor is attic-like with linoleum floor and big closet, all perfect for lots of storage. BASEMENT: Full, unfinished, simply immaculate!! For utilities, storage (lots of shelving that may stay) work space and laundry; part of the basement is now used for exercise equipment; exit to outside. Gas-fired boiler (2007) regularly serviced. 40 gallon gas-fired domestic hot water heater (2020). CENTRAL AIR (2006 for 1st floor AND 2021 for 2nd and 3rd floor system). 200 AMP circuit breaker electric panel. Knob and tube wiring removed by Anton Electric. Move right in! Plenty of room for living, for working at home, for entertaining. And what a location! step out for coffee on the Avenue or in the other direction for a hike in the woods. Showings start after noontime Friday, 4/23.

  • Features:

    Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Gas, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Double, Oven - Wall, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Gas/Propane, refrigerator, washer, dryer, some shelving in basement, 3 flat-screen TV's, antique-looking telephone in Kitchen, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Pitched, Flat, Architectural Shingle, Metal, Security System, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Public Sewer, Double Hung, Energy Efficient, Replacement, Wood Frame

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