844 Manatawna Avenue

    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19128
    • $725,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 14 days
    • ID#: PAPH837892
    UPDATED: 33 min ago
    $725,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 0.8
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 3,880
      SQFT
    • $187
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1925
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    Description

    Authentic 1920's Farmhouse just over the Chestnut Hill border, overlooking Fairmount Park that was originally a part of the Houston Estate is looking for its new stewards. First time on the market! This home has been well loved by its current owners with many large family gatherings and parties. Set in the most bucolic and tranquil setting on .80 of an acre on the edge of Wissahickon Valley Park and surrounded by hedges for privacy. You are 1 minute away from all the fantastic bike and running trails the park offers. Over 3800 square feet, this IS the home you have been waiting for, it is so welcoming as you pull up into the wide large driveway which offers a 3 car detached garage with plenty of parking for at least 7 more cars! Enter thru the breezeway into the mud room which houses the washer/dryer with a counter area and sink and dishwasher as well as a powder room. Country kitchen with original sink and original cabinets is bright and spacious! Back stairs from the kitchen lead to the 2nd floor. Large and sunlit dining room is just what you were hoping for for large family dinners has original transom window and doors which lead you to the fantastic wrap around porch to sit and relax enjoying, fall, spring and summer colors of nature. Hardwood floors are found though out this sunlit and spacious home, living room with fireplace is flanked by wonderful built in shelves to house all of your treasured books and photos. Cozy office space with non working fireplace is also flanked by wonderful shelving, this leads into just what you were expecting in a farm house..a potting room to grow your herbs and plants! Large center hall connects living room, dining room and office areas..the perfect home for all of the family gatherings! The 2nd and 3rd floor hosts spacious bedrooms and a dressing room with 2 bathrooms. Large unfinished basement for all of your storage needs. Don't miss out on this special wonderful, well loved family home that is centrally located to Chestnut Hill, Manayunk, shopping, transportation, Valley Green and Center City!

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    844 Manatawna Avenue PHILADELPHIA, PA 19128

    • Price: $725,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 33 min ago
    • ID#: PAPH837892
    6
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.8
    Acres
    3,880
    SQFT
    $187
    $/SQFT
    1925
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Andorra
    County:
    Philadelphia
    Area:
    19128 (19128)
    School District:
    The School District Of Philadelphia
    Property Description
    Authentic 1920's Farmhouse just over the Chestnut Hill border, overlooking Fairmount Park that was originally a part of the Houston Estate is looking for its new stewards. First time on the market! This home has been well loved by its current owners with many large family gatherings and parties. Set in the most bucolic and tranquil setting on .80 of an acre on the edge of Wissahickon Valley Park and surrounded by hedges for privacy. You are 1 minute away from all the fantastic bike and running trails the park offers. Over 3800 square feet, this IS the home you have been waiting for, it is so welcoming as you pull up into the wide large driveway which offers a 3 car detached garage with plenty of parking for at least 7 more cars! Enter thru the breezeway into the mud room which houses the washer/dryer with a counter area and sink and dishwasher as well as a powder room. Country kitchen with original sink and original cabinets is bright and spacious! Back stairs from the kitchen lead to the 2nd floor. Large and sunlit dining room is just what you were hoping for for large family dinners has original transom window and doors which lead you to the fantastic wrap around porch to sit and relax enjoying, fall, spring and summer colors of nature. Hardwood floors are found though out this sunlit and spacious home, living room with fireplace is flanked by wonderful built in shelves to house all of your treasured books and photos. Cozy office space with non working fireplace is also flanked by wonderful shelving, this leads into just what you were expecting in a farm house..a potting room to grow your herbs and plants! Large center hall connects living room, dining room and office areas..the perfect home for all of the family gatherings! The 2nd and 3rd floor hosts spacious bedrooms and a dressing room with 2 bathrooms. Large unfinished basement for all of your storage needs. Don't miss out on this special wonderful, well loved family home that is centrally located to Chestnut Hill, Manayunk, shopping, transportation, Valley Green and Center City!
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style ColonialTraditional Construction Materials Wood Siding Exterior Features Exterior Lighting Garage Spaces 3.00 Garage Type Oversized Garage YN Yes Lot Features CornerFront YardRear YardSideyard(S) Other Structures Above Grade Parking Types DrivewayDetached Garage Patio And Porch Features Patio(S)Porch(Es)Breezeway Pool No Pool Property Condition Average+ Riparian Rights YN No Roof Pitched Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 3880 Basement FullUnfinished Basement YN Yes Cooling None Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 2 Flooring WoodFully CarpetedTile/Brick Heating Baseboard - Hot Water Heating YN Yes Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 3+ Net Square Feet 3880.00 Room List Living RoomDining RoomMaster BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenFamily RoomBedroom 1 Rooms Total 10 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Cross Street Old Line Electric 200+ Amp Service Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Incorporated City Name Philadelphia Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 302085960524 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 4549.0 Tax Assessment Amount 0.0 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Rsa2

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    ©2019 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2019-10-17T08:54:35.97.
     
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