Classic architecture with a modern twist, this 1925 Chestnut Hill twin is a treat like a lime popsicle in the summer~really cool. Through the new, handsome front door you~ll find a gracious living room with gas fireplace with contemporary marble surround and access to screened side porch, a peaceful retreat for morning coffee or a cocktail in the evening. The large formal dining room has two French doors with juliette balconies, perfect for all your weekend and holiday entertaining! The kitchen has soapstone counters, shaker-style lower cabinets, exposed shelves, a new GE French door refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, and gas range with access to the backyard through a French door. A coat closet completes the floor. Gorgeous, original wood floors throughout the house with the exception of the freshly tiled bathrooms. The second floor has a generous master bedroom suite, bedroom has built in bookshelves and cable jack, the dressing room has herringbone finished California closets with ironing board, drying racks, shoe storage and valet rod. The bath has a large shower with Kohler fittings and hand shower, stone bench and toiletry niche. The vanity has a makeup area, vessel sink, and touch controlled faucet by Brizo. A separate tiled WC with heated floor allows for privacy. Completing the bath are custom wooden shutters and stacking Electrolux washer and dryer in closet. The second bedroom (currently used as office) with hall bath can be separated from stair hall to create a private bedroom suite. The third floor has a spacious landing that can serve as gym/living/play area, and a nicely sized bedroom with beautiful arched window and built in storage. Extensive quality renovations include new roof in 2015 with 50 year slate replicate asphalt shingles, new windows in 2016+2018, zoned heating and cooling, new electrical, plumbing stacks, insulation, etc... Fully fenced back yard. Full basement for storage. Don~t let the Germantown Ave address fool you, off street parking (4 spaces) are available for home, access through lovely alley. Walk to Chestnut Hill for shops and dining and train, convenient to PA turnpike walk to Fairmount Park and the Morris Arboretum for recreation. Don~t miss this exceptional home!