8525 SEMINOLE ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118 (MLS # 6991944)
This landmark Queen Anne Victorian stone residence was built in 1885 by Henry Houston and designed by G.W. & W.D. Hewitt with an addition commissioned by Mr Houston in 1911 and designed by prominent architects of the period Duhring,Okie & Ziegler. Fine details of the era include high ceilings, wood floors, exquisite millwork, crown moldings, built-ins and throughout you will find nine intricate wood carved mantels with either tile or brick surrounds. Situated in one of Chestnut Hill's most premier locations, this distinctive property offers a circular driveway and a beautifully refurbished two-story open front porch, From the spacious entrance hall with powder room and coat closet, you enter into the spectacular light-filled great room that offers two seating areas, built-ins,a wood burning fireplace, large windows plus French doors that offer access to the magnificent grounds. There is a formal dining room, butler's pantry and a spacious updated gourmet kitchen with quartz counter top,stainless steel appliances, center island with granite counter, cook top stove plus counter seating, double ovens and lots of additional space for a large table. The adjacent mud room offers built-in custom cabinets, laundry room, powder room and two exits to the outside. On the upper floors you will find the master bedroom suite with remodeled master bathroom and sitting room/dressing room. There are five more generous sized bedrooms, two additional new hall bathrooms, an upstairs family room with access to the porch, a second laundry room and a spacious study/play room. The outside space is amazing! The grounds include a flagstone terrace, wood decking, Armond Aquatech Pool, hot tub, stone wall with wood burning fireplace and beautifully landscaped grounds. Updates & improvements galore include new HVAC (2015), upgraded 400 amp electric, newer septic system, two new hall bathrooms (2016), updated kitchen (2017), freshly painted interior (2017) and many technology updates including IC Realtime 8 Channel DVR w/8 cameras and a Ruckus Zone Director & 5 Wireless Access Points including outdoors. (A complete list of Improvements is part of the Seller's Disclosure. See FloorPlanOnline for room measurements) This beauty is truly a perfect blend of a bygone era with the most modern amenities. Superior Top-of-the-Hill location! Just a short walk to the quaint shops, many restaurants, the local train lines and the hiking trails of the Wissahickon.
|LAST UPDATED||9/6/2017||TRACT||CHESTNUT HILL|
|YEAR BUILT||1885||COMMUNITY||19118 (19118)|
|PROPERTY TYPE(S)||Single Family|
|Prior to May 31, '17||$1,895,000|
|May 31, '17 - Jun 28, '17||$1,795,000|
|Jun 28, '17 - Today||$1,645,000|
|APPLIANCES||KitCookTop, KitDoubleSin, KitIsland, KitPantry, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Clea, Oven-Wall|
|BASEMENT||Full, OutSide/WlkO, Unfinished, Yes|
|EXTERIOR||Fencing, Hot Tub, LawnSprinklr|
|HEAT||Electric, Forced Air, Gas, Zoned|
|INTERIOR||9Ft+Ceiling, CableTVWired, CeilngFan(s), SecuritySys, Skylight(s), SprinklerSys, StallShower|
|LOTDESCRIPTION||FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)|
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