MLS® ID: 7272824
844 MANATAWNA AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19128 $799,000
Authentic 1920's Farmhouse just over the Chestnut Hill border, overlooking Fairmount Park that was originally a part of the Houston Estate is looking for its new stewards. First time on the market! This home has been well loved by its current owners with many large family gatherings and parties. Set in the most bucolic and tranquil setting on .80 of an acre on the edge of Wissahickon Valley Park and surrounded by hedges for privacy. You are 1 minute away from all the fantastic bike and running trails the park offers. Over 3800 square feet, this IS the home you have been waiting for, it is so welcoming as you pull up into the wide large driveway which offers a 3 car detached garage with plenty of parking for at least 7 more cars! Enter thru the breezeway into the mud room which houses the washer/dryer with a counter area and sink and dishwasher as well as a powder room. Country kitchen with original sink and original cabinets is bright and spacious! Back stairs from the kitchen lead to the 2nd floor. Large and sunlit dining room is just what you were hoping for for large family dinners has original transom window and doors which lead you to the fantastic wrap around porch to sit and relax enjoying, fall, spring and summer colors of nature. Hardwood floors are found though out this sunlit and spacious home, living room with fireplace is flanked by wonderful built in shelves to house all of your treasured books and photos. Cozy office space with non working fireplace is also flanked by wonderful shelving, this leads into just what you were expecting in a farm house..a potting room to grow your herbs and plants! Large center hall connects living room, dining room and office areas..the perfect home for all of the family gatherings! The 2nd and 3rd floor hosts spacious bedrooms and a dressing room with 2 bathrooms. Large unfinished basement for all of your storage needs. Don't miss out on this special wonderful, well loved family home that is centrally located to Chestnut Hill, Manayunk, shopping, transportation, Valley Green and Center City!