420 W ALLENS LN, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19119 (MLS # 1004162152)

Price $875,000
Status Conditional
Beds 5
Baths 4 baths
Home size 4,300 sq ft
Lot Size 8,712 sqft
Move in together! This extremely rare property in coveted West Mt. Airy features a 5 BR/ 3.5 Bath historic farmhouse AND a fully renovated 2 BR/1 Bath carriage house on the same enchanting land. This beautiful compound has been used for multi-generational living for over 100 years, bringing grandparents and grandchildren closer, and allowing families to share companionship, meals, childcare, and many aspects of life. While situated in the heart of Mt. Airy?walking distance to trains, Fairmount Park trails, and Germantown Avenue?this property feels like a tranquil country oasis as soon as you enter the driveway. The city drops away as you are enfolded in the greenery of stately mature trees, pollinator-certified flower gardens, lawns with patios, and landscaped shrub beds. The main house has been meticulously restored to a breathtaking blend of old character and new amenities. This house is open and sun-lit with refinished hardwood floors throughout, providing beauty as well as unparalleled functionality, perfect for the modern family. Through a covered front entry, you enter the original 1850's era farmhouse; a formal living room with an art-deco mantle, large windows, and generous built-in bookshelves greets you. Adjacent are a generous dining room for entertaining and a window- enclosed sunroom perfect for soaking up sun on winter days. Butlers pantry with capacious built-in, but also wet bar, beverage fridge and granite countertops is great for hosting. Kitchen is large enough to eat-in, fully renovated with stainless appliances, granite countertops, Smeg chef's range, radiant flooring, and nearby washer/dryer for maximum efficiency. Adjacent are a powder room and rear-entry mud room. Upstairs in the main house features private living spaces with generous bedrooms and updated bathrooms that offer the option of a master dressing room and home office. The stately carriage house can be entered via a patio deck overlooking the grounds. A charming exposed-beam living room greets you. The carriage house contains a modern galley kitchen with a pass-through counter to a dining room, two additional bedrooms and renovated bath with shower/ tub. The structure also contains a spacious 3-car garage with electric-car hookup and additional storage rooms downstairs. Both buildings have been recently re-wired and re-plumbed and are in excellent shape. The carriage house apartment could also be used to house an au pair or nanny, as a home office or
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 11/18/2018 Tract MT AIRY (WEST)
Year Built 1820 Garage Spaces 3.0
County PHILADELPHIA

SCHOOLS

School District THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Elementary School HENRY H. HOUSTON SCHOOL
High School ROXBOROUGH

Price History

Prior to Sep 20, '18 $1,100,000
Sep 20, '18 - Oct 16, '18 $995,000
Oct 16, '18 - Nov 9, '18 $895,000
Nov 9, '18 - Today $875,000

Additional Details

AIR Central A/C, None
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
APPLIANCES Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Disposal, Energy Efficient Appliances, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall
BASEMENT Full, Unfinished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Stone, Stucco, Wood Siding
EXTERIOR Exterior Lighting
FIREPLACE Yes
GARAGE Private, Yes
HEAT Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Radiant, Radiator
HOA DUES None
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
LOT DIMENSIONS 41X210
SEWER Public Sewer
STYLE Farmhouse/National Folk
SUBDIVISION MT AIRY (WEST)
TAXES 8151.0
UTILITIES Cable TV
WATER Public
ZONING RSA3

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