About This 1895 Stone Mansion In Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Welcome to this wonderful Chestnut Hill home! This lovely estate home was built in 1895 and has all the charm, woodwork and detail of the period but has been totally renovated in the last 7 years. The entrance foyer with working fireplace, pocket doors and carved lions head from 1840 welcomes you to the first floor. The foyer is flanked by a formal living room w/ fireplace and door to covered porch, formal dining room w/ fireplace and a large family room w/ fireplace and doors to covered porch.
The gourmet kitchen rivals most restaurant kitchens and will delight the chef in the family. It has custom cabinets, Calcutta Marble island, counters and backsplash, 60″ 6 burner Wolf stove w/ French cooktop, 3 full size Wolf ovens, 3 Wolf warming drawers, 4 trough sinks, 2 dishwashers and heated hardwood floor. There is also a custom 3 sided stone fireplace with handmade tile hearth and large eating area which opens up to a wrap around Brazilian hardwood deck. The kitchen has a wall of French doors on 2 sides leading to a beautiful deck which leads to an expansive patio. The Butler’s pantry has custom cabinets, Wolf wine fridge, Soapstone counters, Kitchen Aid ice machine and heated hardwood flooring.
The staircase is magnificent and has landing and 2 separate staircases to the second floor where you’ll find the master suite w/ fireplace,office w/fireplace, his and her baths and custom walk in closet. There are 2 additional en suite bedrooms library, gym with sauna, full bath with steam shower and a door to a deck with hot tub. The 3rd floor offers 3 en-suite bedrooms, guest room and a game room.
There is a 1400 bottle custom wine cellar with seating so you can relax and enjoy wine and friends. There is an elevator for all 3 floors. The house is sited on 1.71 acres and the grounds are gorgeous and private. The exterior of the home is in impeccable condition and has a newer slate roof, patios, decking and fountain. There are porches or patios off of almost every door on the main floor bringing the outdoors in. The house has a nice set back from the street and a gated entrance.
There is a 3 car garage/ Carriage house with basement and second floor. The bones of this house are awesome but the guts are even better-new high efficiency HVAC system, 11 Sonos zones wired, fireplaces are all in working order and all but one can also burn wood. The location is spectacular and is within walking distance to two train lines, shopping, dining, parks and more.