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7823 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill, (215) 247-3600> Pennsylvania> Philadelphia> 19118
You will absolutely adore this elegant and tasteful end-of-row beauty in Chestnut Hill. This three-story home has been modernized throughout with newer kitchens, bath, appliances, windows and air conditioning, but maintains the classic shutters, random width antique pine floors, original molding and solid doors throughout. Enter into a formal hallway with bright views straight through to the rear garden. To the right is the lovely formal living room with large windows and custom built-in shelving and cabinets. Continue on into the dining room, stylishly painted and outfitted with a gorgeous light fixture. There is also a coat closet in this room. In the rear is the sun drenched, completely renovated kitchen featuring a vaulted ceiling, granite counters, stainless appliances including a gas 5-burner range with self-cleaning/convection oven, microwave and armoire-style refrigerator plus 42" white cabinets, granite counter seating with pendant lighting above, soft-closing drawers, tiled backsplash and pantry cabinets. Rear glass sliding door makes this space feel like an indoor/outdoor chefâs sanctuary. Through these doors find a fantastic deck, perfect for al fresco dining, and a step down into a deep, grassy yard. Perfect for gardening or kicking a ball around, entertaining or relaxing. The second floor, with the continuation of original hardwood floors, includes the primary bedroom with ample room for a king-size bed and a second bedroom, currently used as a sitting room, has two built-in wardrobes. The modern full bath with marble floor, vaulted ceiling, and skylight is stunning and includes a tiled floor, wainscoting, vanity with marble counter, new lighting fixtures, and soaking tub with rain-head shower head. The third floor offers painted hardwood flooring in two additional spacious bedrooms, one currently used as a home office and music room, with lots of natural light, closets and newer light fixtures. The full bath on this floor is also totally renovated and features a radiant heated marble floor, furniture style vanity, soaking tub with shower and tiled surround and new lighting fixtures. The included washer and dryer are located in the Basement, along with a utility sink and plenty of storage. Steps from the Saturday morning Farmers Market at Mermaid Lane and Germantown Ave, The Night Kitchen Bakery and coffee shop, not to mention the plethora of boutiques, shops, restaurants, and cafes that abound Chestnut Hill, you will always have everything within reach. Update from the Philadelphia Historical Commission: "7823-7827 Germantown Avenue: ca. 1860-1865; Henry C. Buckenhorst, developer. A row of three 3-story, 2-rank, stuccoed dwellings with hipped porticos, wood sills, box cornice and shallow sidegabled roofs. A brick foundation was installed onto 7823 Germantown Avenue in 1964. These houses were reputed to have been built for the nurses at the Mower Hospital during the Civil War. Contributing to the Chestnut Hill National Register Historic District."
Townhouse, Colonial
2 Full
0.05 Acres
Gas Water Heater, Public Water Service
Stone, Stucco
Public Sewer
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