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5 E Chestnut Hill Avenue

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
  • $1,250,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 30 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2038056
UPDATED: 137 min ago
$1,250,000
  • 0
    BEDS
  • 0.51
    ACRES
  • 0
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,780
    SQFT
  • $331
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Multi-Family
Built:
1860
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Filled with eloquence and everlasting history, this exquisite six bedroom Wissahickon schist mansion is a true icon of Chestnut Hill architecture. Often referred to as the Samuel Austin House, 5 E. Chestnut Hill Ave was converted from farmland into an Italianate-style building, designed to overlook the prestigious corner of Germantown and Chestnut Hill Avenues. Formerly owned by various notable occupants, including renowned architect, Norman Hulme, and Chestnut Hill Academy founder, Joshua Owen, this home has been lovingly maintained since its establishment.The next steward of this residence can maintain the property+GGs existing layout to feature five separate units or transform the establishment into a dream-worthy single family home. Many original building features have been preserved, including several ornate fireplaces, hardwood floors, elegant oversized windows, and lavish living spaces. Just off of the main level, entertain with ease thanks to a spacious back deck showcasing vistas of the property+GGs wooded grounds. At one time, the lower level was used as a doctors office by a distinguished physician in the local community. The addition of a brick garage with antique barn doors provides bonus recreation space that can be utilized to satisfy your vision.Six generously sized bedrooms provide plenty of space to work from home or host friends and family. Whether you completely customize this structure for personal use or maximize the investment potential, this memorable property provides extraordinary opportunity in one of most unique neighborhoods around. Located in the heart of the village, residents can enjoy excellent shops and conveniences nestled upon Germantown Avenue. Lovely restaurants, cafes, businesses, schools, and public transportation options are all readily available. The beautiful footpaths of Wissahickon Valley are just steps away making it hard to believe you are still inside Philadelphia proper. Endless potential truly awaits you.

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5 E Chestnut Hill Avenue PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

  • Price: $1,250,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 30 Days
  • Updated: 137 min ago
  • ID#: PAPH2038056
0
Beds
0
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.51
Acres
3,780
SQFT
$331
$/SQFT
1860
Built
Neighborhood:
19118 (19118)
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19118 (19118)
School District:
The School District Of Philadelphia
Property Description
Filled with eloquence and everlasting history, this exquisite six bedroom Wissahickon schist mansion is a true icon of Chestnut Hill architecture. Often referred to as the Samuel Austin House, 5 E. Chestnut Hill Ave was converted from farmland into an Italianate-style building, designed to overlook the prestigious corner of Germantown and Chestnut Hill Avenues. Formerly owned by various notable occupants, including renowned architect, Norman Hulme, and Chestnut Hill Academy founder, Joshua Owen, this home has been lovingly maintained since its establishment.The next steward of this residence can maintain the property+GGs existing layout to feature five separate units or transform the establishment into a dream-worthy single family home. Many original building features have been preserved, including several ornate fireplaces, hardwood floors, elegant oversized windows, and lavish living spaces. Just off of the main level, entertain with ease thanks to a spacious back deck showcasing vistas of the property+GGs wooded grounds. At one time, the lower level was used as a doctors office by a distinguished physician in the local community. The addition of a brick garage with antique barn doors provides bonus recreation space that can be utilized to satisfy your vision.Six generously sized bedrooms provide plenty of space to work from home or host friends and family. Whether you completely customize this structure for personal use or maximize the investment potential, this memorable property provides extraordinary opportunity in one of most unique neighborhoods around. Located in the heart of the village, residents can enjoy excellent shops and conveniences nestled upon Germantown Avenue. Lovely restaurants, cafes, businesses, schools, and public transportation options are all readily available. The beautiful footpaths of Wissahickon Valley are just steps away making it hard to believe you are still inside Philadelphia proper. Endless potential truly awaits you.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian Construction Materials Stone Exterior Features SidewalksStreet Lights Garage YN No Location Type Corner Lot/Unit Lot Features Corner Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Driveway Patio And Porch Features Porch(Es) Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Roof FlatPitched Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 3780 Basement FullUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling None Fireplace YN No Fireplaces Total 0 Flooring WoodFully CarpetedVinyl Heating Hot Water Heating YN Yes Security Features Security System Single Room Units 1 Three Bedroom Units 0 Two Bedroom Units 3 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Central Air YN No Cooling Fuel None Cross Street Germantown Ave Electric Circuit Breakers200+ Amp Service Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality Philadelphia Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Number Of Units Total 4 Original MLSNumber 801118784444 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Property Sub Type Other Sale Type Standard Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 5893.00 Tax Assessment Amount 421000.00 Tax Lot 14 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Rsd3

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©2021 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or McCallister Myers & Associates. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2021-12-04T23:49:34.397.
 
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