461 E LOCUST AVE
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Sold 9/9/2016
  • 5
    beds
  • 1
    partial bath
Single Family Home

Nestled amongst trees, and other regal stone homes, sits a lovingly restored Flemish style farmhouse. Just a short walk to LaSalle, Green Street Friends, and Germantown Friends School, enjoy the space and privacy of a country manor. Enter the fenced in yard through the gated driveway or utilize the abundance of open street parking. The fenced in yard is expansive and home to wildlife, trees, and shrubs. Stone archways welcome you to a large Dutch double door with custom made stained glass window. The wainscoted foyer offers storage under the main staircase as well as an adorable tiled half bath. Follow the pocket doors to a bright and open living room with fireplace, two built in bookshelves, alcove ceilings, cordless top down bottom up cellular blinds, and bay window. The living room opens into a bright dining room with crystal chandelier and built in Corner cabinet. Notice the plaster crown moldings and wainscoting, shut the pocket doors to create a more intimate dining experience. The kitchen has been completely renovated in the fall of 2014. The solid maple wood cabinets were designed and built by a local cabinet artesian. They have slow close drawers and reach all the way to the ceiling with 6" crown molding. There is a chefs dream 48" Viking range, commercial grade fan, Bosch dishwasher, and extra large stainless steel sink. The floors are Forbo marmoleum, an Eco minded flooring made of linseed oil and jute, warm to the touch in winter and easy to clean. Follow the local artist made wrought iron sun railing up the back staircase to the second floor. The master suite has its own working fireplace, a dressing room with bay window. The ming marble master bath with glass shower door, dual shower heads, Hans Grohe rainfall fixtures, and marble bench. The marble floor has an electric heat pad built in for warming cold winter feet. The rest of the second floor has another recently rehabbed bedroom, a laundry and office space with two more extra large linen and storage closets. There is a third floor with 2 more bedrooms, off the landing is a walk in cedar closet and a recently added full bath with shower and wood vanity. The windows have all been replaced, as well as the furnace, gas line, and all electric wiring throughout the home. There is a small garage located on Magnolia deeded to the property and included in sale. All offers made after 5pm friday night will be held for review on Monday.

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Farm House
    architecture
  • $2,254.00
    taxes
  • 1927
    built
  • 6689619
    MLS#
Range
Dishwasher
Fireplace in master bedroom
Fireplace in living room
Ceiling fan(s)
Forced air heat
Natural gas heat
Breakfast room
Cable television available
Garbage disposal
Marble floors
Wood floors
Tile flooring
Security system
Full basement
School district: Philadelphia
One car garage
Detached parking
Off street parking
On street parking
Brick exterior
Wood exterior
Shingle exterior
Stucco exterior
Stone exterior
Bay windows
Porch
Patio
Satellite dish
Lot acreage is: 0.44
Lot dimension is: 91X214
Level lot
Subdivision: GERMANTOWN
Wooded lot
Lot zoned: RSD3
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Farm House
Tax year: 2016
Master bedroom is 0 x0
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Pantry
Bedroom 2 is 0 x0
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 0 x0
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 0 x0
Bedroom 4 Level: Third
Dining Room is 0 x0
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 0 x0
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 0 x0
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on upper floor: 3
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Rating
Distance
Wister John School Pre-School, Elementary School / Public 1 0.47 mi.
King Martin Luther High School High School / Public 1 1.17 mi.
Fulton Robert School * Pre-School, Elementary School / Public N/A 0.41 mi.
Growing Light Day School * Pre-School, Elementary School / Private N/A 0.39 mi.
High Street Christian Academy * Elementary School / Private N/A 0.41 mi.
Kids World Christian Education Center * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.25 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
461 E LOCUST AVE 0 mi. 9/9/2016 $360,000
41 W HARVEY ST 0.6 mi. 10/3/2016 $334,000
11 W WALNUT LN 0.61 mi. 12/5/2016 $349,900
6218 MORTON ST 0.65 mi. 4/14/2017 $290,000
51 W WALNUT LN 0.66 mi. 3/29/2018 $318,265
117 W COULTER ST 0.68 mi. 5/23/2018 $306,000
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461 E LOCUST Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144 is a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath single family home was sold for $360,000.
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