Tyler G. Wagner - Wagner Real Estate

Philadelphia (philadelphia), PA Real Estate Listing MLS# 6967429

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  • $2,595,000
    No Recent Price Change
  • 424 W Mermaid Lane
    Philadelphia , PA 19118
6Beds
5Full Baths
3Half Baths
7,888SqFt
1925Year Built
1.59Acres
  • MLS# 6967429
  • Residential
  • Detached
  • Active

Area19118 (19118)
CountyPhiladelphia
SubdivisionChestnut Hill

Agent Remarks

We are extremely proud to offer 424 West Mermaid Lane, a truly spectacular property; designed by Edmund Gilchrist, one of the most interesting figures in Philadelphia's rich architectural history. Built in 1923 for Schofield Andrews, an original partner at Ballard Spahr, and later home for many years to beloved Philadelphian Richardson Dilworth. Feast your eyes on this magnificent, stone residence, beautifully sited on 1.59 acres, just a short walk to the Wissahickon Trails. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted architectural details and moldings, meticulously and lovingly maintained. Large entry hall with dramatic staircase, formal living room, dining room and a handsome paneled library, all with fireplaces. Gourmet kitchen/family room, opening onto a large, walled, terrace and garden. Upstairs, in addition to a gorgeous master suite with a fireplace and terrace, two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices and comfortable living spaces. Fantastic apartment with separate entrance perfect for office, in-laws or au pair. Immaculate basement with paneled media room, bar, wine room and tons of square footage. State of the art thermostats,lighting, sound and security throughout makes this home the "smartest" in Chestnut Hill! Outside, beautifully designed stone walls, gorgeous perennial gardens, blue stone terraces that will simply knock you out, creating an extremely private setting within walking distance to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, transportation and the Wissahickon trails. Quite simply, it doesn't get any better than this!


Sale Info

Total Assessment:  1321300.0

HOA Info

HOA / Other Fees:  N

Restrictions / Certifications

Bedroom Info

Beds:  6

Main Bedroom:  Drssngrm-mbr, Sitarea-mbr

Bedroom Master1 Length:  23

Bedroom Master1 Level:  Main

Bedroom Master1 Width:  16

Bedroom Second1 Length:  15

Bedroom Second1 Level:  Upper 1

Bedroom Second1 Width:  15

Bedroom Third1 Length:  20

Bedroom Third1 Level:  Upper 1

Bedroom Third1 Width:  12

Bedroom Fourth1 Length:  16

Bedroom Fourth1 Level:  Upper 1

Bedroom Fourth1 Width:  14

Baths Info

Main Floor Halfbaths:  2

Upper Floor1 Baths:  5

Lower Floor1 Halfbaths:  1

Rooms Info

Room List:  Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-master, Bedroom-second, Bedroom-third, Bedroom-fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/stdy/lib, In-law/aupair/ste, Game/mediarm

Dining / Kitchen:  EatInKitchen

Dining Room:  Y

Dining Room Length:  20

Dining Room Level:  Main

Dining Room Width:  17

Family Room:  Y

Family Room Length:  15

Family Room Level:  Main

Family Room Width:  12

Kitchen1 Length:  26

Kitchen1 Level:  Main

Kitchen1 Width:  11

Laundry Type:  UpprFlrLndry

Living Room Length:  29

Living Room Level:  Main

Living Room Width:  21

Other Rooms Info

Other Room1 Length:  20

Other Room1 Level:  Third

Other Room1 Name:  BR 5

Other Room1 Width:  14

Other Room2 Length:  14

Other Room2 Level:  Third

Other Room2 Name:  BR 6

Other Room2 Width:  14

Other Room3 Length:  19

Other Room3 Level:  Main

Other Room3 Name:  LIBRARY

Other Room3 Width:  12

Lot Info

Lot Description:  Corner Lot

Acres:  1.59

Land Sqft:  69,199

Lot Dimensions:  250X262

Lot Number:  79

Farm:  N

Zoning:  RSD1

Utilities / HVAC

Cooking Fuel:  GasCooking

Cooling:  Central A/C

Heating:  Gas, Forced Air, Radiant

Hot Water:  Natural Gas

Sewer / Septic:  Public Sewer

SqFt Info

Sqft:  7888

Parking Info

Parking:  3+carparking

Parking Capacity:  1-cargarage

Garage Type:  Attached

Property Features

Exterior Features:  Exteriorlght

Interior Features:  Securitysys, 9FT+ceiling, Ceilngfans, 2ndkitchen, Wet/drybar, Intercom

Pool Type:  Nopool

Porch Deck:  Deck, Patio

Fireplace:  Y

Fireplace Count:  Three+FPs

Appliances:  Kitisland, Kitpantry, Kitdoublesin, Kitcooktop, Kitbuiltinra, Oven-wall

Building Info

Est Age:  92

Foundation:  StoneFound

New Construction:  N

Property Condition:  Average+

Basement Type:  Full, Partial Finished

Floor:  Wood, Fully Carpeted, Marblefl

Main Entrance:  Foyer

Story List:  Lower 1, Main, Upper 1

Styles:  Traditional

Directions

Saint Martins Lane to West Mermaid

Courtesy of Bhhs Fox & Roach-chestnut Hill 

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