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$1,425,000
9 Beds
5.5 Baths
7,240 SqFt
0.68 Acre Lot
29,620 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1907
Neighborhood Chestnut Hill
Days on Website 73

Property Map

$1,425,000 – 8305 Seminole Street, Philadelphia, PA 19118

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Courtesy of Camilla F Whetzel, Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty.

Description

If you are interested in an ideal, walk-to-everything location in Chestnut Hill, look no further than 8305 Seminole Street, a magnificent stone residence, beautifully sited on just over half an acre. This fantastic house was designed by prominent Philadelphia architect brothers, George and William Hewitt, the same architects that Henry Houston hired to create and plan the bedroom community of Chestnut Hill, offering 5500 sqare feet of living space plus a fantastic in-law or nanny suite. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted and lovingly maintained architectural details and moldings,. Large entry hall with handsome wrought iron staircase, formal living room, dining room, handsome library, family room and sunroom. Gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, pantry and mudroom. Upstairs, in addition to a spacious, light-filled master suite with fireplace, you will find two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices, laundry and a comfortable living space perfect for in-laws or nanny. Clean, dry basement just waiting to be finished. Outside, beautifully designed stone walls, fountain and flagstone terraces provide the perfect entertaining space and an extremely private setting within walking distance to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, a world class sports facility, and trains to Center City. Like to run, hike and bike? You are just steps away from the coveted Wissahickon trails. It simply doesn’t get any better than this!

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Range
  • Commercial Range
  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Refrigerator

Basement

  • Full
  • Outside Entrance
  • Unfinished

Bathrooms

  • 6 total bathrooms
  • 5 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 5 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level

Bedrooms

  • 9 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 9 bedrooms

House

  • 7,240 sqft living area
  • 7,240 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 7,240 total building sqft
  • Built in 1907
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9’+ Ceilings
  • 3+ levels
  • Traditional
  • Stone

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C

Exterior Features

  • Exterior Lighting
  • Play Area
  • Sidewalks
  • Street Lights

Fireplaces

  • 3 fireplaces

Heating

  • Natural Gas
  • Hot Water

Interior Features

  • Butlers Pantry
  • Dining Area
  • Kitchen – Island
  • Master Bath(s)
  • Wet/Dry Bar

Laundry

  • Upper Floor

Listing

  • 73 days on market
  • $197 per sqft

Location

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

Lot

  • 29,560 sqft
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 131.75 x 228.00
  • 0.68 acres

Parking

  • 3 open parking spaces

Property

  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s)

Roof

  • Slate

Schools

  • School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Sewer

  • Public Septic

Taxes

  • City/Town Tax: $8,465
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • School Tax: $10,293
  • Tax Annual Amount: $18,757
  • Tax Year: 2019

Utilities

  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service,Circuit Breakers
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Cable TV

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