Blue Bell Hill - Upper Northwest - West Mount Airy

622 W Johnson St

Philadelphia, PA 19144
MLS# PAPH978122
$398,999
5 BEDS ∙ 2 BATHS
Active Under Contract
DAYS ON MARKET: 3

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

Property Description

Ideal Blue Bell Hill location! Lovingly updated 2 1/2 story twin home with 5 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths. Thought to be built c. 1880, it was part of the community that grew up around RittenhouseTown, the nation's first papermill and the only papermill operating in North America between 1687 and 1727. All the mills along the Wissahickon Creek were closed down in the mid 1800's, but the community of Blue Bell Hill has been popular ever since and now enjoys proximity to what is now Historic RittenhouseTown, a National Historic Landmark District, to the resources of nearby neighborhoods of Germantown, Mount Airy and Roxborough, as well as the natural sylvan resources of Fairmount Park and the Wissahickon Creek. But what you really need to know is that this is a great house on a great block! You are welcomed at the front porch by a freshly painted exterior and new porch railings, new shutters and a front door with leaded glass transom. Inside is an abundance of natural light, bamboo floors throughout, all newly painted interior, beautiful crown molding. 1st floor: living room with stone fireplace that glows with a remote-controlled electric flame, flat screen TV with surround sound over the fireplace mantel; a stunning archway with architectural columns on either side creates an open, spacious feel as one enters the dining room with exquisite chandelier; The kitchen, completely gutted and renovated in 2017, boasts granite countertops, marble backsplash, custom wood cabinets offering lots of storage, 5 burner gas stove with built-in microwave above, stainless steel sink with designer faucet. All appliances are stainless steel and Energy Star/energy efficient; One goes through a multi-pane glass door to the mud room that has been renovated to provide a terrific powder room, deep closet for storage, stacked washer and dryer, then exit to patio and gardens in rear. 2nd floor: 3 nice-sized bedrooms (one currently used as a terrific closet-room), hall closet, and full bathroom with glass enclosed shower over tub, wainscoting and marble topped vanity. 3rd floor: 2 more bedrooms, hall closet, deep window sills perfect for reading nooks. Basement: Full, high ceilinged, unfinished with newly painted floor, tidy stone walls painted with Drylock, and exit to outside. Rear fenced yard includes patio with pagoda/pergola, plenty of perennials, garden beds, and large shed and chicken coop. This house has so many upgrades and improvements. Be sure to check the addendum to the seller disclosure. Showings begin Saturday, 1/23.

  • Features:

    Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Sidewalks, Street Lights, washer, dryer, refrigerator, chickens, chicken coop, living room flat-screen TV with surround sound speakers, window treatments, 3 window air conditioners, pagoda on patio, Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Gourmet, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Tub Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Patio(s), Porch(es), Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Smoke Detector, Public Sewer

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