Listing Courtesy of Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
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Active Status Single Family Home
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Welcome to this breathtaking, 3-story, elegant stone colonial that has been meticulously restored for you! With over 5600 square feet of living space, this mini mansion features 8 large size bedrooms, 4.1 bathrooms, high ceilings, deep window sills, two fireplaces, hardwood floors and plenty of closets throughout. While sitting on an acre of land with fresh gardens and a beautiful fish pond with fountain. The first floor boasts a grand foyer entrance, large living room with fireplace with original tile work and beautifully crafted built in bookcases and formal dining room with over-sized windows and access to backyard patio. The recently upgraded kitchen features granite countertops, stainless appliances, oven, double dishwasher, double sink, wine fridge, breakfast room and double pantry, and a butler~s pantry with dishwasher. This floor also offers a bonus room perfect for a tv room, office space or playroom and powder room. Second floor features 5 large bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, linen closet, & laundry room. Master bedroom with en-suite, wood burning fireplace and windows that overlook a spacious terrace. Third floor features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a trunk room. Huge full semi-finished basement with high ceilings and enough space for storage, plus direct access to backyard with spacious patio and sun porch. This House was built to perform with 2 furnaces, 2 condensers, 200 + electrical amps, and 50 gallon water heater. Three car driveway parking. Close to La Salle University, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill. Easy access to public transportation making a smooth commute to Center City. Less than 5 minutes from two of the best schools in Philadelphia: Germantown Friends School and Greene Street Friends School.This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Historic Germantown. This house was built for Charles and Evelyn Wriggins; comes with the original set of 8 blueprints from 1914, and the 1924 addition from celebrated architect Spencer Roberts. Once the home of former Vice President for Development and Secretary at Yale University, who lived in the house while serving as headmaster of Germantown Friends School.

Address: 470 E LOCUST AVE
State: PA
City: Philadelphia
County: PHILADELPHIA
Zip Code: 19144
Neighborhood: Germantown
MLS#: PAPH797886
MLS Area: 19144 (19144)
Taxes: $1,951

Price History

Date Price Event Change MLS#:
5/18/2019 $665,000 List Price PAPH797886

Nearby Schools

Kids World Christian Education Center(Preschool-5)
Chelten Christian Little People(Preschool-K)
Lotus Academy(Preschool-5)
High Street Christian Academy(K-6)
Mastery Charter - John Wister Elementary(K-5)
Wister John School(Preschool-6)
Building Futures Family Center(Preschool-K)
New Hope Christian Academy(Preschool-11)
Germantown Friends School(K-12)4
Greene Street Friends School(Preschool-8)
High Street Christian Academy(K-6)
Wister John School(Preschool-6)
New Hope Christian Academy(Preschool-11)
Germantown Friends School(K-12)4
Greene Street Friends School(Preschool-8)
New Hope Christian Academy(Preschool-11)
Germantown Friends School(K-12)4

Interior Details

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  • Floor Type:Hardwood
  • Cooling:Central A/C
  • Heating:Forced Air
  • Basement Details:Other,Full,Improved,Interior Access,Outside Entrance
  • Fuel:Natural Gas
  • Extras:2+ Access Exits
  • Other Rooms:Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Storage Room

Exterior Details

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  • Roof Type:Shingle
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  • Pool:No
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  • Lot Description:
  • Lot Size:203.25 x 213.66
  • Parking:Asphalt Driveway
  • Sewer:Public Sewer

Community Details

  • HOA: $0/mo
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Rental Information

  • Rental Income:$0
  • Rental Number:0

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Property Information Last Updated: 12/19/2018 4:17:56 PM
Listing Courtesy of Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill


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