420 W ALLENS LN, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19119 (MLS # 1004162152)
A hidden treasure in plain sight! Located on historic West Allens Lane, this renovated 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath farm house from 1856 also includes a carriage house dating back to the 1820s with a 2 car garage. A breathtaking blend of old and new, this property offers tranquility, privacy, and convenience to all of the amenities of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy. Immaculately maintained and updated, this headache free home is move-in ready. Through the covered front entry, you are greeted by a formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace enhanced by an art deco mantle and built-in shelving with access to the covered front porch. A generous dining room with custom lighting and a family room / sun room surrounded by a wall of windows with a corner wood-burning fireplace complete the interior entertaining spaces. Cooking for a crowd is a snap in the newly remodeled eat-in kitchen which boasts high-end stainless steel appliances, including a professional quality Smeg gas range, granite countertops, radiant flooring, and an in suite washer and dryer. Just off the kitchen are the back staircase, a powder room, a mudroom with back entry, and a butler's pantry with wet bar. Open and airy, this light filled home highlights the refinished hardwood floors throughout. On the second floor you'll find a generous bedroom with a bonus dressing area and access to the first of three full bathrooms. Beyond the second bedroom with unique open shelving you'll find another bedroom, full bathroom, and bonus room. The third floor features two more bedrooms with an oversized bathroom with shower, free-standing tub, and two vanities. At the rear of the property you'll find a carriage house above an oversized 2 car garage already equipped for electric car plug in. Entering from the deck overlooking the grounds, the guest house features a living room with exposed beams, a wood burning fireplace, and plenty of charm. A full galley kitchen provides ample storage with a breakfast bar / pass through to the dining room. Two full sized bedrooms and an updated bathroom complete the space. The two homes are surrounded by a certified pollinator friendly garden, a flagstone patio protected by a canopy of trees, a chicken coop / potting shed, and plenty of additional green space. Accessibility to shopping, dining, hiking and local errands is outstanding. Schedule an appointment to see this one of a kind property today!
|Last Updated||9/20/2018||Tract||MT AIRY (WEST)|
|Year Built||1820||Garage Spaces||2.0|
|School District||THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA|
|Elementary School||HENRY H. HOUSTON SCHOOL|
|Prior to Sep 20, '18||$1,100,000|
|Sep 20, '18 - Today||$995,000|
|AIR||Central A/C, None|
|APPLIANCES||Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Disposal, Energy Efficient Appliances, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall|
|BASEMENT||Full, Unfinished, Yes|
|CONSTRUCTION||Stone, Stucco, Wood Siding|
|HEAT||Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Radiant, Radiator|
|INTERIOR||2nd Kitchen, Attic/House Fan, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Kitchen - Eat-In, Master Bath(s), Stall Shower, Wet/Dry Bar|
|LOT||8712 sq ft|
|LOT DESCRIPTION||Level, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Subdivision Possible|
|SUBDIVISION||MT AIRY (WEST)|
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