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$1,795,000
3 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,726 SqFt
3 Acre Lot
130,680 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1867
Neighborhood Chestnut Hill
Days on Website 88

Property Map

$1,795,000 – 8847 Norwood Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Street View

Courtesy of Patrick J Gallagher, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill.

Description

Hollowood, a miniature estate in Chestnut Hill, is a picture from a storybook. Wonderful collection of three lovingly restored 19th century out-buildings nestled on a breathtaking 3 acre hillside riven by a whispering brook. Enchanting gardens with a delightful combination of manicure and naturalism provide an incredible setting for open-air entertaining. Main residence is a carefully restored carriage house with custom woodwork crafted to match the period of the original details. Total square footage of main residence is 2,538 sq. ft. Main level features a large living space with fireplace, balcony, exposed beams, and wide plank floors, as well as library, dining room with exquisite built-ins, kitchen, and powder room.~The upper level offers the master suite with 2 Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens, 2 full baths and an additional versatile living space. The lower level bedroom has an en suite bath and glass doors leading to a stone terrace and fountain.~Spacious second residence, featuring library with skylights, kitchenette, bedroom and 1~ baths, offers space for guests or opportunity for passive income. Total square footage of the second house is 2,070 sq. ft.Greenhouse studio with reflecting pond & wood stove is perfect for an afternoon retreat or warming up between sledding runs. Eleven flagstone and brick terraces dotting the landscape provide ideal lookout points from which to enjoy the magic of Hollowood. This peaceful retreat is within walking distance to the village of Chestnut Hill and offers quick and easy access Center City Philadelphia and New York via rail.

Property Details and Features

Basement

  • Full
  • Fully Finished

Bathrooms

  • 4 total bathrooms
  • 1 bathroom on all lower levels
  • 2 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 3 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 3 bedrooms

House

  • 4,726 sqft living area
  • 4,726 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 2,538 total building sqft
  • Built in 1867
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Cathedral Ceilings
  • 3+ levels
  • Carriage House
  • Stone

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C

Fireplaces

  • 1 fireplace

Floors

  • Wood

Foundation

  • Stone

Garage

  • 2 garage spaces

Heating

  • Electric
  • Forced Air
  • Heat Pump(s)

Interior Features

  • 2nd Kitchen
  • CeilngFan(s)
  • Exposed Beams
  • Master Bath(s)
  • Skylight(s)
  • Wood Stove
  • Family Room Off Kitchen
  • Laundry Chute

Laundry

  • Lower Floor

Listing

  • 88 days on market
  • $380 per sqft

Location

  • County: Philadelphia
  • MLS Area: 19118 (19118)
  • Subdivision: Chestnut Hill

Lot

  • 130,500 sqft
  • 3 acres
  • Open
  • Trees/Wooded
  • Sloping

Parking

  • 3 open parking spaces

Property

  • Historic
  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Balcony

Roof

  • Metal

Schools

  • School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Sewer

  • On Site Septic

Taxes

  • City/Town Tax: $4,946
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • School Tax: $6,013
  • Tax Annual Amount: $24,778
  • Tax Year: 2019

Utilities

  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Electric Available

Windows

  • Bay/Bow

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