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    8840 Stenton Avenue

    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
    • $1,195,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 9 days
    • ID#: PAPH1002372
    UPDATED: 37 min ago
    $1,195,000
    • 8
      BEDS
    • 0.66
      ACRES
    • 7
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,981
      SQFT
    • $171
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1871
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:

    Description

    Opportunity knocks at this very special and unique property! 8840 Stenton Avenue is a Victorian stone Masterpiece that was built for John Story Jenks 1887 by the founder of Penn School of Architecture, T.P. Chandler. This is the perfect opportunity for a multi-generational family (possible In-law or nanny suite), a Bed and Breakfast or just a wonderful single family home; the possibilities are endless. You are greeted by an expansive covered front porch, followed by a grand entrance hall with original wood staircase and moldings, flanked by the living room, parlor and an elegant dining room. Other details include, soaring ceilings, gracious light-filled spaces throughout, incredible original detail, beautiful millwork, 54 distinctive windows, 7 exquisite fireplaces and hardwood floors throughout. The grand dining room is light filled and is adorned by so many wonderful details like the built in corner cabinetry, beamed ceilings, leaded glass windows and tons of wonderful natural light. Enjoy two choices of living spaces, the cozy parlor with a fireplace, built-ins with leaded glass doors and a bay window with a window seat. The other living area is light filled with a working fireplace and access to the back porch and garden. The renovated Chef's eat-in kitchen is equipped with tons of cabinet space, Quartz countertops, high-end appliances and access to two Butler+GGs pantries for additional storage and workspace. Beyond the kitchen, you will find the room referred to as the +G+Annex+G- where you will find an additional small kitchen, plenty of space for an eating area, mudroom, original built in cabinetry and a bathroom. This area leads you to the 2nd floor Nanny/in-law suite and to the back garden and parking area of the driveway. The second floor offers 3 incredibly spacious and sun drenched bedroom suites each with its own bathroom/suites including a lovely larger suite with its own staircase to the first floor. Three additional bedrooms and a kitchenette complete the third floor. Other features include an elevator with newer mechanics and inspected yearly, zoned central air, two brand new heaters, tons of driveway parking, walk out basement and much more! This home has been operating as the Silverstone Bed and Breakfast for the last several years. The owners are permitted to use two of the bedroom suites as guest rooms. The home is situated high off of the street which creates a private setting. Walk to EVERYTHING with it's Top of the Hill location, including the R8 & R7 Septa rail lines, steps to Germantown Avenue's shops and restaurants, walkable to the Wissahickon trails, the Morris Arboretum, Woodmere Art Museum and so much more!

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    8840 Stenton Avenue PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

    • Price: $1,195,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 37 min ago
    • ID#: PAPH1002372
    8
    Beds
    7
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.66
    Acres
    6,981
    SQFT
    $171
    $/SQFT
    1871
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Chestnut Hill
    County:
    Philadelphia
    Area:
    19118 (19118)
    Elementary School:
    John Story Jenks School
    Middle School:
    John Story Jenks School
    High School:
    Germantown
    School District:
    The School District Of Philadelphia
    Property Description
    Opportunity knocks at this very special and unique property! 8840 Stenton Avenue is a Victorian stone Masterpiece that was built for John Story Jenks 1887 by the founder of Penn School of Architecture, T.P. Chandler. This is the perfect opportunity for a multi-generational family (possible In-law or nanny suite), a Bed and Breakfast or just a wonderful single family home; the possibilities are endless. You are greeted by an expansive covered front porch, followed by a grand entrance hall with original wood staircase and moldings, flanked by the living room, parlor and an elegant dining room. Other details include, soaring ceilings, gracious light-filled spaces throughout, incredible original detail, beautiful millwork, 54 distinctive windows, 7 exquisite fireplaces and hardwood floors throughout. The grand dining room is light filled and is adorned by so many wonderful details like the built in corner cabinetry, beamed ceilings, leaded glass windows and tons of wonderful natural light. Enjoy two choices of living spaces, the cozy parlor with a fireplace, built-ins with leaded glass doors and a bay window with a window seat. The other living area is light filled with a working fireplace and access to the back porch and garden. The renovated Chef's eat-in kitchen is equipped with tons of cabinet space, Quartz countertops, high-end appliances and access to two Butler+GGs pantries for additional storage and workspace. Beyond the kitchen, you will find the room referred to as the +G+Annex+G- where you will find an additional small kitchen, plenty of space for an eating area, mudroom, original built in cabinetry and a bathroom. This area leads you to the 2nd floor Nanny/in-law suite and to the back garden and parking area of the driveway. The second floor offers 3 incredibly spacious and sun drenched bedroom suites each with its own bathroom/suites including a lovely larger suite with its own staircase to the first floor. Three additional bedrooms and a kitchenette complete the third floor. Other features include an elevator with newer mechanics and inspected yearly, zoned central air, two brand new heaters, tons of driveway parking, walk out basement and much more! This home has been operating as the Silverstone Bed and Breakfast for the last several years. The owners are permitted to use two of the bedroom suites as guest rooms. The home is situated high off of the street which creates a private setting. Walk to EVERYTHING with it's Top of the Hill location, including the R8 & R7 Septa rail lines, steps to Germantown Avenue's shops and restaurants, walkable to the Wissahickon trails, the Morris Arboretum, Woodmere Art Museum and so much more!
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Victorian Construction Materials Stone Garage YN No Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Circular Driveway Parking Types Driveway Pool No Pool 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 6981 Basement Outside EntranceUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 7 Flooring WoodTile/BrickHardwoodCarpetCeramic Tile Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Interior Features 2nd KitchenButlers PantryBuilt-InsBreakfast AreaKitchen - Eat-InWalk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 5

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features Elevator Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Cross Street Newton Street Elevators 1 Federal Flood Zone YN No Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN No Hot Water Natural Gas Incorporated City Name Philadelphia Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304540596614 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Pets Allowed YN No Possession 90-120 Days Cd Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 6495.00 Tax Assessment Amount 464000.00 Tax Lot 44 Utilities Natural Gas AvailableElectric AvailableCable Tv Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Bay/Bow Zoning Rsd1

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    ©2021 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 McClain-Williamson Realty, LLC.. 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: 2021-04-16T20:53:23.163.
     
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