A RARE find! This 2,584sq ft combined retail and living space, formerly the home of the “Knit with Shop” is situated on a .26-acre lot with 97 feet of road frontage in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia.
The first floor was previously used as retail space with built-in shelving, cabinets and displays. It features a wood-burning fireplace with a Federal chip carved mantle in the front room, as well as wood floors and fluorescent lighting. The hallway leads to the kitchen and stairs to the second floor, which contains built-in floor-to-ceiling raised panel cabinets. The kitchen has white raised panel cabinets with butcher block counters, a vintage farmhouse porcelain sink and access to the side yard, and a mudroom with a laundry sink and access to the back yard.
The second floor contains an open hallway with three spacious bedrooms with wood floors and chestnut woodwork. Two of the bedrooms comprise of a wood-burning fireplace with a Federal mantle, windows with deep window sills, and cast iron radiators. The third Bedroom has a built-in bay window banquet in chestnut with storage, overlooking the backyard. A second-floor office or quaint gathering room and hallway bath puts the finishing touches to this upstairs living space. The third floor is a walk-up attic with a cedar closet and broad plank flooring.
The cellar has stone walls with a concrete floor and two exits with Bilco doors. The property has 200-amp electric service, a natural gas-fired Weil McClain furnace, a hot water heater installed in 2013, public water and sewer, and copper/cast iron plumbing.
The exterior of the property has an asphalt shingle and rubber rolled roof, and is made of Wissahickon Schist, stucco, and cedar shake. There is a spacious side and rear yard with mature trees (evergreen and deciduous), as well as a 45-foot side yard.
The property is situated between W Southampton Ave and W Hartwell Ln in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. Nearby amenities include Chestnut Hill Brewing Co, Chestnut Hill Hotel, Adelinas Restaurant and Bar, Fresh Market, Chestnut Grill, post office, public parking, parks, and transportation (Chestnut Hill East and Wyndmoor Station). Temple Health-Chestnut Hill Hospital is also located nearby.
Modernize this 1925 unique and charming property into your home, business or investment property.
This property will be sold through public auction ONLINE ONLY on Tuesday November 14th at 4:00 PM. Sells at or above $800,000 plus 5% buyer's premium. Open houses will be Thursday, October 19th from 11AM – 1PM and Tuesday October 31st from 12 noon – 2PM.
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