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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.

Property Highlights

Type

House

Style

Detached, Colonial

Year Built

1914

Subdivision

GERMANTOWN

Inside City

Not Specified, PHILADELPHIA

County

PHILADELPHIA

Property Details for 470 E LOCUST AVE

470 E LOCUST AVE is a house for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19144. This 5636.00 SQFT house sits on a 1.00 acre lot and features 8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Built in 1914, this house has been on the market for a total of 3 days and is currently priced at $665,000.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
8

Bathrooms

Full Bathrooms
4
Half Bathrooms
1

Other Rooms

Basement
Full  /  Improved  /  Interior Access  /  Other  /  Outside Entrance

Interior

Flooring
Hardwood

Exterior

Roof
Shingle
Patio & Porch
Patio(s)  /  Terrace
Pool
No Pool

Heating & Cooling

Central Air
Yes
Cooling
Central A/C
Cooling Fuel
Natural Gas
Heating
Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Water Heater
Natural Gas

Services

Electric
200+ Amp Service
Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer

Parking

Parking
Driveway  /  On Street
Parking Features
Asphalt Driveway

Building

Total SQFT
5636.00
Total Finished SQFT
5636
Above Grade Finished SQFT
5636
Property Sub Type
House
Structure Type
Detached
Architectural Style
Colonial
Stories
3+
Accessibility Features
2+ Access Exits
Common Walls
9'+ Ceilings
Other Structures
Above Grade  /  Below Grade

Construction

Year Built
1914
New Construction
No
Major Renovation
1924
Construction Materials
Stone

Lot

Acres
1.00
Lot SQFT
43560.00
Zoning
RSD3
Land Use Code
A58

Waterbody

Waterfront
No
View of Water
No
Waterbody Tidal
No

Community

Subdivision
GERMANTOWN
County
PHILADELPHIA

Schools

School District
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Address

Address
470 E LOCUST AVE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144
Street Address
470 E LOCUST AVE
City
PHILADELPHIA
Zip
19144
Latitude
40.03959656
Longitude
-75.16685486
State
PA

Pricing

Sale Type
Sale
Price
$665,000
Price Per SQFT
$117.99

Status

MLS ID
PAPH797886
Status
Active
Published Date
May 18, 2019
Modified Date
May 18, 2019 at 2:27 PM

Taxes & Assessments

City Tax
881.00
County Tax
0.00
School Tax
1071.0
Tax Assessed Value
139400.0
Tax Lot
80
Tax Year
2019
City Tax Frequency
Annually
County Tax Frequency
Annually

Source

Agent
Miriam Mosquera-Martinez
Agent Phone Number
2152473600
Office
Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
Data Source
Bright MLS
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