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    449 W Stafford Street

    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144
    • $749,000
    • STATUS: Active Under Contract
    • ON SITE: 18 days
    • ID#: PAPH932718
    Under Contract
    $749,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 0.54
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 4,597
      SQFT
    • $163
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1886
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    Description

    Built in 1886 as a family wedding present, 449 West Stafford Street, a 3-story stone and stucco single in the Queen Ann Victorian style, is part of the late 19th century neighborhood of Price Street, Stafford Street and Lehman Lane that has become an enormously popular Germantown community into the 21st century. And this particular property sits high on a hill with a commanding presence over Wissahickon Avenue and Lincoln Drive's entrance to the parklands along the Wissahickon Creek. Yet, both the half acre of landscaped grounds and the house are amazingly private, in superb condition, lovingly cared-for and updated over the years by the current owners who made sure all the original 1886 detail remained. This is a house to love. 6+ bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, gorgeous new chef's kitchen (2004) that is still up to 2020 high standards, fireplaces, oak floors, beamed ceilings, Queen Ann mullioned windows, central air and more. Here is the floor plan: 1st floor: Wrap-around front porch; Grand entry hall with beamed ceiling and fireplace with wood-burning insert and handsome original carved mantel; Library with bank of west-facing windows, built-in book shelving, exquisite fireplace mantel over wood-burning fireplace; Living room (or family room) with built-in shelving and fireplace (non-functioning); Powder room off the grand hall; Formal dining room that can host a feast for 4 or 12, surrounded by windows, original corner cabinet, corner fireplace (non-functioning); Superb cook's eat-in kitchen (2004 with upgrades since!) with gorgeous chestnut floors, abundant cherry cabinetry some with pull-out drawers, handsome soapstone countertops, soft-close drawers, commercial 6 burner plus grill gas stove and oven, stainless steel sink with garbage disposal, dishwasher, brand new refrigerator/freezer, trash compactor, breakfast area at far end and in the middle a stunning soapstone island with storage capacity, small second sink as well as ample room at one end for as many as 5 stools; Rear stairs; Exit to patio and landscaped grounds. 2nd floor: Sunny bedroom, currently used as combination exercise room and office with built-ins, deep window sills, fireplace mantel and 2 closets; 2nd bedroom facing northwest with closet; Hall full bath, fully renovated with ceramic tile floor and surround, pedestal sink, shower over tub with glass doors; Laundry closet with stacked washer and dryer; Main bedroom suite, renovated in 2004, to include large main bedroom, large main bath with double sink cabinet, glass enclosed stall shower, linen closet, recessed lighting, ceramic tile floor and finishes all of which lead into an amazing walk-in closet/dressing room with three spacious interior-lit closets. 3rd floor: Two large bedrooms, one with fireplace (non-functioning); Suite of carpeted rooms including full bath with shower stall and ceramic tile, great room, several spacious closets, and sweet south-facing smaller room: a perfect area for in-laws, au pairs, children's play/study area--big enough for a large pool table! Basement: Full, unfinished, for utilities, storage, work area, huge cedar closet, huge temperature-controlled wine cellar, huge separate storage closet, high ceilings, partially water-proofed. Gas hot air furnace. Central air. 200 AMPS circuit breaker electric panel and all new wiring throughout house. New water line to the street. New roof 2012. Detached 2-car garage. Half acre of colorful landscaped grounds with glorious patios and porches for outside enjoyment. This property stretches from Stafford Street to Price Street. Approached by the historic and original brick-lined one-way Stafford Street, it is just a 10-15 minute drive to Center City and a quick walk to the Chestnut Hill West line commuter train station. A 5 minute walk takes one into the natural glory of Fairmount Park's trails along the Wissahickon Creek. More photos to come! Showings begin Friday, 9/11.

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    449 W Stafford Street PHILADELPHIA, PA 19144

    • Price: $749,000
    • Status: Active Under Contract
    • ID#: PAPH932718
    6
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.54
    Acres
    4,597
    SQFT
    $163
    $/SQFT
    1886
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Germantown
    County:
    Philadelphia
    Area:
    19144 (19144)
    School District:
    The School District Of Philadelphia
    Property Description
    Built in 1886 as a family wedding present, 449 West Stafford Street, a 3-story stone and stucco single in the Queen Ann Victorian style, is part of the late 19th century neighborhood of Price Street, Stafford Street and Lehman Lane that has become an enormously popular Germantown community into the 21st century. And this particular property sits high on a hill with a commanding presence over Wissahickon Avenue and Lincoln Drive's entrance to the parklands along the Wissahickon Creek. Yet, both the half acre of landscaped grounds and the house are amazingly private, in superb condition, lovingly cared-for and updated over the years by the current owners who made sure all the original 1886 detail remained. This is a house to love. 6+ bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, gorgeous new chef's kitchen (2004) that is still up to 2020 high standards, fireplaces, oak floors, beamed ceilings, Queen Ann mullioned windows, central air and more. Here is the floor plan: 1st floor: Wrap-around front porch; Grand entry hall with beamed ceiling and fireplace with wood-burning insert and handsome original carved mantel; Library with bank of west-facing windows, built-in book shelving, exquisite fireplace mantel over wood-burning fireplace; Living room (or family room) with built-in shelving and fireplace (non-functioning); Powder room off the grand hall; Formal dining room that can host a feast for 4 or 12, surrounded by windows, original corner cabinet, corner fireplace (non-functioning); Superb cook's eat-in kitchen (2004 with upgrades since!) with gorgeous chestnut floors, abundant cherry cabinetry some with pull-out drawers, handsome soapstone countertops, soft-close drawers, commercial 6 burner plus grill gas stove and oven, stainless steel sink with garbage disposal, dishwasher, brand new refrigerator/freezer, trash compactor, breakfast area at far end and in the middle a stunning soapstone island with storage capacity, small second sink as well as ample room at one end for as many as 5 stools; Rear stairs; Exit to patio and landscaped grounds. 2nd floor: Sunny bedroom, currently used as combination exercise room and office with built-ins, deep window sills, fireplace mantel and 2 closets; 2nd bedroom facing northwest with closet; Hall full bath, fully renovated with ceramic tile floor and surround, pedestal sink, shower over tub with glass doors; Laundry closet with stacked washer and dryer; Main bedroom suite, renovated in 2004, to include large main bedroom, large main bath with double sink cabinet, glass enclosed stall shower, linen closet, recessed lighting, ceramic tile floor and finishes all of which lead into an amazing walk-in closet/dressing room with three spacious interior-lit closets. 3rd floor: Two large bedrooms, one with fireplace (non-functioning); Suite of carpeted rooms including full bath with shower stall and ceramic tile, great room, several spacious closets, and sweet south-facing smaller room: a perfect area for in-laws, au pairs, children's play/study area--big enough for a large pool table! Basement: Full, unfinished, for utilities, storage, work area, huge cedar closet, huge temperature-controlled wine cellar, huge separate storage closet, high ceilings, partially water-proofed. Gas hot air furnace. Central air. 200 AMPS circuit breaker electric panel and all new wiring throughout house. New water line to the street. New roof 2012. Detached 2-car garage. Half acre of colorful landscaped grounds with glorious patios and porches for outside enjoyment. This property stretches from Stafford Street to Price Street. Approached by the historic and original brick-lined one-way Stafford Street, it is just a 10-15 minute drive to Center City and a quick walk to the Chestnut Hill West line commuter train station. A 5 minute walk takes one into the natural glory of Fairmount Park's trails along the Wissahickon Creek. More photos to come! Showings begin Friday, 9/11.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style CraftsmanVictorian Construction Materials StoneStucco Direction Faces South Exterior Features Exterior LightingSidewalksStone Retaining WallsStreet Lights Garage Spaces 2.00 Garage Type Garage - Front Entry Garage YN Yes Lot Features CornerFront YardRear YardSecludedSideyard(S) Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Paved DrivewayPrivate Parking Types Detached GarageDrivewayOff Street Patio And Porch Features Patio(S)Porch(Es)Wrap Around Pool No Pool Property Condition Excellent Riparian Rights YN No Roof Architectural Shingle Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 4597 Appliances Commercial RangeDishwasherDisposalDryerDryer - Front LoadingMicrowaveRefrigeratorOven/Range - GasSix Burner StoveWasherWasher - Front LoadingWasher/Dryer StackedWater Heater Basement Connecting StairwayFullInterior AccessPoured ConcreteShelvingUnfinishedWater Proofing SystemWindowsWorkshopOther Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 4 Flooring Hardwood Furnished No Heating Forced AirCentral Heating YN Yes Inclusions RefrigeratorWasherDryer1 Fireplace ScreenFireplace ToolsMicrowave Interior Features Additional StairwayBuilt-InsButlers PantryCedar Closet(S)Crown MoldingsCurved StaircaseExposed BeamsFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandKitchen - Table SpacePantryPrimary Bath(S)Stain/Lead GlassStall ShowerTub ShowerUpgraded CountertopsWainscottingWalk-In Closet(S)Wine StorageWood Floors Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenBasementLibraryBedroom 1Great RoomLaundryStorage RoomPrimary BathroomFull BathHalf Bath Rooms Total 13 Security Features Security SystemCarbon Monoxide Detector(S)Smoke Detector Spa YN No Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Natural Gas Cross Street Morris St Electric 200+ Amp ServiceCircuit Breakers Foundation Details Stone Green Remarks All 3rd Floor Windows Replaced; Energy Efficient Appliances Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Incorporated City Name Philadelphia Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304285019546 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 6287.00 Tax Assessment Amount 449100.00 Tax Lot 89 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Bay/BowCasementDouble HungDouble PaneEnergy EfficientReplacementScreensStormWood Frame Zoning Rsa2

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    ©2020 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Nexthome Force Realty Partners. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2020-09-29T23:49:48.247.
     
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