MLS® ID: PAPH777048
131 W PHIL ELLENA STREET
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19119 $649,900
Fall in love with this stately Spanish-style Pelham estate in Historic West Mount Airy, originally designed by renowned Keen & Mead architects. Just minutes to Chestnut Hill, Germantown Avenue, Carpenter Woods, Wissahickon Trails, and Weaver~s Way. You~ll appreciate the blend of originally preserved architectural d~cor with modern upgrades for most convenient living. Before entering this nostalgic estate, you can~t help but notice the peace and tranquility on this wide and quiet tree-lined block with plenty of parking. Step up to the classic and oversized wrap-around front porch which will lead you through the articulately hand restored front door. You~ll be awed by the 9 foot ceilings, oversized entry foyer with custom designer wallpaper, spacious and warm family room with decorative fireplace, and formal dining room with restored French doors leading to the side porch. The generous chef~s kitchen boasts top-of-the line black stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, microwave), granite counter tops, a breakfast bar, garbage disposal, and modern hanging electric fireplace. Any cook will fall in love with this gourmet kitchen with European designed white cabinetry and an enormous amount of space to cook and serve. Don~t overlook the restored parquet flooring, new windows with plenty of natural sunlight, and beautiful custom trim throughout with pristine craftmanship and appreciation to detail. Magnificent moldings, chair rails, and trim work throughout. Behind the kitchen is a convenient mudroom with laundry hookup and access to the rear yard, complete with an oversized deck for your relaxation and entertainment. There is also a powder room near the foyer for guest convenience. The grand staircase features an original and handsomely restored architectural rail leading to the 2nd floor which boasts the spacious and sunny master suite with a huge walk-in closet and master bath with jacuzzi, double vanity with Quartz countertops, and stall shower. There are 2 other generous sized bedrooms and a hall bath on the 2nd floor. The 3rd level features four additional bedrooms and yet another hall bath. Most bedrooms on this level have access to a picturesque Romeo and Juliet balcony. Next, follow the modern spiral staircase up to the custom designed space which could be used as a private office, den, playroom, or guest bedroom. Enjoy the stunning and peaceful views from the top floors. Other features include: basement for storage, all new plumbing, all new electric, central air throughout, extra-long driveway, detached 2 car garage, new water heater, and fenced yard. The entire estate and all bedrooms have been meticulously painted with designer neutral colors. Walkable distance to Carpenter station for SEPTA Regional Rail, which will get you directly into Center City in no time. Don~t miss out on this wonderful blend of yesterday~s charm with modern amenities! Disclosure: Broker has financial interest.