Philadelphia, PA 19119

Sold 6/30/2016
  • 4
  • 1
    partial bath
Single Family Home

Located high above the street, nestled behind flowering trees and perennials, this magnificent castle-like home is a stone's throw from the local grocery store, famous High Point Cafe coffee shop, trains to Center City, and the Wissahickon Park. The grounds include a detached stone carriage house/cottage behind the main house, upgraded as an efficiency apartment with full bath, screened in porch, and huge patio. Great for guests, in-law suite, returning college students or as an income generator (search Google for 'charming mt airy cottage' to learn more). Park in your circular driveway, walk up a flight of steps to a front yd perfect for gardening & relaxing. Enter home through imposing stone archway and take a step back in time without losing any of today's modern amenities. Grand LR with classic stone fp, HW floors with mahogany inlay, fascinating architectural details and an amazing view. DR has two sets of pocket doors, its own decorative fireplace and a cozy bench seat tucked under a deep window sill. The kitchen features Staack Moore reclaimed barnwood cabinets/island & Bucks Co Soapstone counters. Kenmore 5-burner convection/reg oven and quiet Bosch DW add to the quality of this cook's kitchen. All appliances are stainless steel. Kitchen floor is cork and back splash is handcrafted Oceanside Glass tile. Lg window above deep farm sink overlooks front yard. Behind kitchen is handy laundry room and half bath with deep soapstone sink. Flooring in laundry and powder room is hand-honed wood. Same flooring continues up to 2nd floor where you will find 2 bedrooms with hall bath and an unbelievable master suite with walk-in California Closet, cedar closet, and built-in wardrobe. Adjoining Master Bath with radiant heated floors connects to the walk-in closet and has 2 pedestal sinks, clawfoot soaking tub, and a 2 person shower stall with glass tile. Built-in bookshelves line 2nd fl hallway. Third floor has been redesigned as a large open studio area or family room with many uses including a 4th bedroom. Separate prof office on 3rd with two-way gas fireplace surrounded by hand glazed tile. Third floor is air conditioned. High efficiency Weil McClain heater with 7 zones. Electric fence around perimeter. Great garage under cottage stores bikes, tools and outdoor equip. Contemporary style with old world charm, this home is in the heart of one of Philly's most popular neighborhoods.

Property Details
  • Philadelphia
    school district
  • Victorian
  • $6,846.00
  • 1896
  • 6696953
Fireplace in dining room
Fireplace in living room
Ceiling fan(s)
Hot water heat
Natural gas heat
Breakfast room
Eat-in kitchen
Garbage disposal
Wood floors
Kitchen island
Security system
Walk-in closet(s)
Full basement
School district: Philadelphia
One car garage
Detached parking
Stone exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.41
Lot dimension is: 111X156
Subdivision: MT AIRY (WEST)
Lot zoned: RSD3
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Victorian
Tax year: 2016
Family room is 28 x14
Family Room Level: Upper 1
Master bedroom is 16 x15
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 12 x8
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 13 x12
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 28 x14
Bedroom 4 Level: Upper 1
Dining Room is 14 x13
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 15 x13
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 28 x12
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on main floor: 1
Full baths on upper floor: 2
Half baths on main floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Henry Charles W School Elementary School, Middle School / Public 3 0.71 mi.
Roxborough High School High School / Public 1 2.2 mi.
Emlen Eleanor C School * Pre-School, Elementary School / Public 2 0.42 mi.
Jesus is the Way Christian Academy * Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.13 mi.
Khepera Cs * Elementary School, Middle School / Public 1 0.22 mi.
Project Learn School * Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 0.18 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
601-5 W PHIL ELLENA ST 0 mi. 6/30/2016 $699,000
6807 QUINCY ST 0.22 mi. 7/13/2016 $850,000
1013-15 W UPSAL ST 0.25 mi. 3/28/2017 $545,000
235 PELHAM RD 0.25 mi. 8/8/2016 $635,000
316 CARPENTER LN 0.37 mi. 4/10/2017 $568,000
6715 LINCOLN DR 0.43 mi. 2/1/2018 $710,000
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601-5 W PHIL ELLENA ST, Philadelphia, PA 19119 is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath single family home was sold for $699,000.
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