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“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 Highlights

Type

House

Style

Detached, Carriage House

Year Built

1867

Subdivision

CHESTNUT HILL

Inside City

Not Specified, PHILADELPHIA

County

PHILADELPHIA

Property Details for 8847 NORWOOD AVE

8847 NORWOOD AVE is a house for sale in Philadelphia, PA 19118. This 2538.00 SQFT house sits on a 3.00 acre lot and features 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Built in 1867, this house has been on the market for a total of 1 month and is currently priced at $1,795,000.

Bedrooms

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms

Full Bathrooms
3
Half Bathrooms
1

Other Rooms

Basement
Full  /  Fully Finished

Interior

Fireplaces
1
Interior Features
2nd Kitchen  /  CeilngFan(s)  /  Exposed Beams  /  Family Room Off Kitchen  /  Laundry Chute  /  Master Bath(s)  /  Skylight(s)  /  Wood Stove
Flooring
Wood
Window Features
Bay/Bow
Laundry
Lower Floor

Exterior

Roof
Metal
Patio & Porch
Balcony
Pool
No Pool

Heating & Cooling

Central Air
Yes
Cooling
Central A/C
Cooling Fuel
Electric
Heating
Forced Air  /  Heat Pump(s)
Heating Fuel
Electric
Water Heater
Electric

Services

Electric
200+ Amp Service
Water
Public
Sewer
On Site Septic
Available Utilities
Electric Available

Parking

Garage Spaces
2.00
Attached Garage Spaces
2
Open Parking Spaces
3
Parking
Attached Garage  /  Driveway
Garage Features
Oversized

Building

Total SQFT
2538.00
Total Finished SQFT
4726
Above Grade Finished SQFT
4726
Property Sub Type
House
Structure Type
Detached
Architectural Style
Carriage House
Foundation
Stone
Stories
3+
Accessibility Features
None
Common Walls
Cathedral Ceilings
Other Structures
2nd House  /  Above Grade  /  Below Grade  /  Greenhouse  /  Shed  /  Spring House

Construction

Year Built
1867
New Construction
No
Construction Materials
Stone

Lot

Acres
3.00
Lot SQFT
130500.00
Zoning
RSD1
Land Use Code
D38
Lot Features
Open  /  Sloping  /  Trees/Wooded

Waterbody

Waterfront
No
View of Water
No
Waterbody Tidal
No

Community

Subdivision
CHESTNUT HILL
County
PHILADELPHIA

Schools

School District
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

Address

Address
8847 NORWOOD AVE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
Street Address
8847 NORWOOD AVE
City
PHILADELPHIA
Zip
19118
Latitude
40.08225250
Longitude
-75.21343231
State
PA

Pricing

Sale Type
Sale
Price
$1,795,000
Price Per SQFT
$379.81

Status

MLS ID
PAPH726510
Status
Active
Published Date
March 22, 2019
Modified Date
April 13, 2019 at 11:51 AM

Taxes & Assessments

City Tax
4946.00
County Tax
0.00
School Tax
6013.0
Tax Assessed Value
1770100.0
Tax Lot
30
Tax Year
2019
City Tax Frequency
Annually
County Tax Frequency
Annually

Source

Agent
Patrick J Gallagher
Agent Phone Number
2156815062
Office
BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
Data Source
Bright MLS
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