1903 Arthur Brockie-Designed Brick Manor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$3,425,000 | Built 1903 | 9,780 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 8.5 Baths | 2.87 Acres
437 W Chestnut Hill Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Designed by Philadelphia-based architect Arthur Brockie in 1903, this 9,780 square-foot home is on the market for $3.42 million in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Listing details: Presenting 437 W Chestnut Hill Avenue, an exceptional oasis surrounded by the lush greenery of Fairmount Park, just blocks from the vibrant shopping and dining along The Avenue. Designed by Arthur Brockie in 1903, this significant and unique property exemplifies a fine Chestnut Hill estate, while attentively updated and upgraded for modern living. Upon walking through the stately front doors to the entrance hall with fireplace, you’ll notice the gorgeous hardwood floors, crown molding, Mercer tiles, leaded glass windows, and other original architectural details.
The formal living room with fireplace offers a sunlit nook of windows overlooking the rear grounds, while the sunroom provides a cozy space with 3 walls of windows. Sit by the fireplace and read your favorite novel in the paneled study. The large, formal dining room with coffered walls and original molding offers two sets of doors to the kitchen. The bright and open kitchen features a large marble center island, commercial range, Sub-Zero refrigerator and sunlit breakfast area with a terracotta tile floor. Step through the kitchen to the relaxing family room with custom built-ins, office and mudroom with pantry and full bathroom. Upstairs, the primary suite offers dual bathrooms as well as oversized closets, one of which is a large walk-in closet with a dressing room.
Multiple additional bedroom suites as well as the laundry room complete the second floor. The third floor offers extra living space with bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a bonus room currently used as a home gym. The grounds of this fine estate are truly gorgeous, with an expansive terrace overlooking mature landscaping, perennial plantings, a large pool and separate, updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath carriage house and garage. 437 W Chestnut Hill Ave is in an exceptional location just steps from the trails and recreation of Fairmount Park, a few blocks from the shopping along Germantown Avenue, 2 blocks from the train station, and easy access to major roads. This stunning and historic mansion is on the market for $3.42 million with Michael Sivel & Jennifer Rinella of The Sivel Group | Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices, Fox & Roach Realtors. Photography by Linda McManus Images & A1R Media.
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