Exceptional stone residence like no other in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. Custom-built c.1930, it is sited far back from the street giving it a distinction and sense of privacy like no other on its block. 2 1/2 stories, 5 bedrooms all on the 2nd floor, 3 1/2 baths. Convenient floor plan that allows for living as formally or casually as one would wish. Outstanding features include easy-to-work-in cook's kitchen that opens through french doors into an exceptional, light-filled family room; a luxurious main bedroom suite with gas fireplace and exposed beamed ceiling; up-to-date HVAC systems; a pleasing and singular floor plan. 1ST FLOOR: Covered entry leads to spacious center hall with coat closet; Living room, entered through bi-fold doors, that stretches 22 feet with windows on both sides to a wood-burning fireplace with built-in shelving on either side; Formal dining room, large enough to seat 12, with sunny front windows and high triple window on the side, sparkling crystal chandelier; Fully renovated butler pantry with lots of cabinetry, sink with garbage disposal and wine refrigerator; Fully renovated kitchen with multiple features: abundance of corian counterspace, lots of wood cabinetry some with slide-out drawers in lower cabinets, 4-burner dual fuel range and oven with exhaust to outside and pleasing colorful Portuguese tile backsplash, 2 stainless steel sinks with drain board, instant hot water, garbage disposal, white appliances including dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, microwave; French doors lead from the kitchen to spacious family room created from original side porch and offering exposed stone walls, skylights, built-in shelving, sliding doors to outside patio; Conveniently-placed powder room singular in design; Mud-room with more storage and two exits--one to attached oversized one-car garage and the other to side driveway. Rear stairs. 2ND FLOOR: Sunny and spacious main bedroom suite with gas fireplace, custom-built drawer system, 2 closets, high ceiling with exposed structural beams, designer main bathroom with colorful ceramic tile and spacious glass stall shower, sitting room that could also be a dressing room or another bedroom with closet; 2 bedrooms on either side of a beautiful Jack 'n Jill bathroom with ceramic tile, glass shower stall; Laundry room with washer and dryer, utility sink; Rear bedroom with its own full bath; Finally, an unusual and very pleasing room that has been transformed into great work space with built-in desk at sun-filled bay window. 3RD FLOOR: This is an attic room finished long ago as a nursery/play room, now a terrific storage area with cedar closets or, if desired, potential living space once again! BASEMENT: Full, unfinished, for utilities, storage, work area. Kitchen and family room wired for surround sound. Gas hot water heat. 3-zoned Central Air conditioning. Gas domestic hot water heater. 200 AMP circuit breaker service. Slate roof. 1/3 acre landscaped grounds including deep front lot and open but more shady rear lot. Located a short distance from shopping and restaurants of Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill and a short walk to the Chestnut Hill East commuter train line, this is a warm and inviting residence in a most cordial community. Quick settlement possible. Showings start Thursday, 3/11/21.
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