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31 & 29 W Bells Mill Road

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
  • $1,975,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 221 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2106932
UPDATED: 80 min ago
$1,975,000
  • 6
    BEDS
  • 5.14
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 6,702
    SQFT
  • $295
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1918
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Nestled on over four plus acres and adjacent tothe Wissahickon Valley Park you will find +G+Sugar Loaf Orchard Estate+G-, circa 1918. This wonderful estate consists of a magnificent Colonial Revival stone house sheltered by stately trees, a stone detached Cottage with residential dwellings & three car garage, and a one acre subdivided lot. The premises totals approximately 4.8 acres. The elegant 2 1/2 story manor house with slate roof, gardens, & stone laced terraces, together with the stone carriage house are sited on 3.8 acres adjacent to the Fairmont Park (tax #: 092237814) . The manor house offers a flagstone foyer, entrance room with gracious staircase, a grand living room with fireplace & bay window overlooking the peaceful wooded valley, a bright sunroom, and a formal dining room with bay window & fireplace that adjoins a paneled library with fireplace. A primary bedroom suite with two full bathrooms, sitting room with fireplace, & a sleeping porch, and two more bedrooms with private bathrooms comprise the second floor. Two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a den comprise the third floor. An au pair suite is located above the large kitchen with 2 pantries. This house features a hipped iron front door hood, wood floors, pocket doors, and a full basement with outside entrance. Acclaimed landscape architect, Ms Ellen Shipman, who was mentored by Mr. Oldshead created the orginal landscape design. The 1 acre lot is sited on a gently sloping wooden southern hillside (tax #: 092237812). The manor house was designed by Martin & Kirkpatrick Architects and the surrounding grounds are dotted with the remnants of original greenhouse and stone ice shed. Exhibiting substantial deferred maintenance, this estate atop a Southern facing verdant hill offers a new owner an opportunity to oversee a rewarding restoration project. The recently subdivided lot offers various opportunities. Walkable to the Morris Arboretum, the Woodmere Art Museum, Wissahickon hiking trails, the estate is near to Chestnut Hill's shops, restaurants, & commuter trains . Access to premises is confirmed by a recorded Easement Agreement with Chestnut Hill College, a university offering private security. The premises to be sold in "AS IS, where is, and with all faults condition". *Please do not drive through the property without an appointment*

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31 & 29 W Bells Mill Road PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

  • Price: $1,975,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 221 Days
  • Updated: 80 min ago
  • ID#: PAPH2106932
6
Beds
5
Baths
1
½ Baths
5.14
Acres
6,702
SQFT
$295
$/SQFT
1918
Built
Neighborhood:
Chestnut Hill
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19118 (19118)
School District:
The School District Of Philadelphia
Property Description
Nestled on over four plus acres and adjacent tothe Wissahickon Valley Park you will find +G+Sugar Loaf Orchard Estate+G-, circa 1918. This wonderful estate consists of a magnificent Colonial Revival stone house sheltered by stately trees, a stone detached Cottage with residential dwellings & three car garage, and a one acre subdivided lot. The premises totals approximately 4.8 acres. The elegant 2 1/2 story manor house with slate roof, gardens, & stone laced terraces, together with the stone carriage house are sited on 3.8 acres adjacent to the Fairmont Park (tax #: 092237814) . The manor house offers a flagstone foyer, entrance room with gracious staircase, a grand living room with fireplace & bay window overlooking the peaceful wooded valley, a bright sunroom, and a formal dining room with bay window & fireplace that adjoins a paneled library with fireplace. A primary bedroom suite with two full bathrooms, sitting room with fireplace, & a sleeping porch, and two more bedrooms with private bathrooms comprise the second floor. Two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a den comprise the third floor. An au pair suite is located above the large kitchen with 2 pantries. This house features a hipped iron front door hood, wood floors, pocket doors, and a full basement with outside entrance. Acclaimed landscape architect, Ms Ellen Shipman, who was mentored by Mr. Oldshead created the orginal landscape design. The 1 acre lot is sited on a gently sloping wooden southern hillside (tax #: 092237812). The manor house was designed by Martin & Kirkpatrick Architects and the surrounding grounds are dotted with the remnants of original greenhouse and stone ice shed. Exhibiting substantial deferred maintenance, this estate atop a Southern facing verdant hill offers a new owner an opportunity to oversee a rewarding restoration project. The recently subdivided lot offers various opportunities. Walkable to the Morris Arboretum, the Woodmere Art Museum, Wissahickon hiking trails, the estate is near to Chestnut Hill's shops, restaurants, & commuter trains . Access to premises is confirmed by a recorded Easement Agreement with Chestnut Hill College, a university offering private security. The premises to be sold in "AS IS, where is, and with all faults condition". *Please do not drive through the property without an appointment*
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials Stone Direction Faces West Exterior Features Stone Retaining Walls Garage Spaces 3.00 Garage Type Other Garage YN Yes Lot Features Partly WoodedSloping Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Detached GarageDriveway Pool No Pool Property Condition Major Rehab Needed Riparian Rights YN No Roof Slate Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 6702 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling None Exclusions All Exterior Statuary including Griffin StatuesFlower BoxesAnd Art. Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 5 Flooring WoodSolid HardwoodPartially Carpeted Heating Hot Water Heating YN Yes Interior Features Built-InsButlers PantryCrown MoldingsFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InPantryWalk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 2.5 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4

Property Features

Acceptable Financing Cash Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2023 Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel None Cross Street Germantown Electric 200+ Amp Service Federal Flood Zone YN No Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Municipality Philadelphia Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801493421452 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession ImmediateSubject To Existing Lease Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 10271.00 Tax Assessment Amount 733800.00 Tax Lot 112 Utilities Natural Gas AvailableElectric Available Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Bay/BowDouble Hung Zoning Rsd1

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©2022 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 accurate by the MLS or Tom Toole Sales Group at RE/MAX Main Line. 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: 2022-12-03T16:50:59.64.
 
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