470 E LOCUST AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144

$599,000

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Status Active
Listing Residential
Style Colonial
Year Built 1914
MLS® PAPH797886
Original Listing Open Link
Residential For Sale
8 beds
4.5 bathrooms

Property Features
Recently featured in the Philadelphia Magazine. 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, first grade select-white oak 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.
Key Features
Beds 8
Full Baths 4
1/2 Baths 1
House Size 5636 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size 1.00 acres
Property Type Residential
Year Built 1914
Style Colonial
Interior Features
Total Sq. Ft. 5636 Sq. Ft.
Heating Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Exterior Features
Lot Size 1.00 acres
Roof Unknown
Parking Type Driveway
Street Parking Yes
The Neighborhood
County PHILADELPHIA

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Listing Agent
Miriam Mosquera-Martinez
Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
Direct: 215-247-3600
Broker: 215-247-3600
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Listing Agent
Miriam Mosquera-Martinez
Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
Direct: 215-247-3600
Broker: 215-247-3600
By clicking "submit" you agree to receive electronic communications in response to your request from NewPoint Media Group or the information provider.
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