• 9 beds
  • 6.3 baths
  • 12928 sqft
  • Single Family /Detached
  • Pending
Courtesy of Ingrid Brown, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
We are proud to offer a Chestnut Hill Premier Property built in 1907, designed by Zantzinger & Borie, architects for famed buildings in D.C. and Philadelphia, including a carriage house and greenhouse. Situated on 2.87 acres, the fully restored gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead's firm and recorded in the Smithonian. Specimen trees are a collection from China and a portion of the acreage is protected by a historic easement from the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. Enter through a foyer into the large entry hall with a carved terra cotta fireplace. From here: a direct expansive view of the formal gardens. Other first floor rooms are elegant library/office with fireplace, offering a retreat from the otherwise expansive spaces. Fireplaces also grace the large formal living and dining rooms. Other first floor rooms of generous sizes are formal living and dining rooms, den with shelves and door to pool area. Spacious eat in kitchen with large center work space of inlaid granite, top of the line appliances, expanding to a butler's pantry with second refrigerator/freezer and wine cooler. Two powder rooms, laundry room. An expansive garden room with three directional views includes a fully equipped kitchen and full bath. Second floor offers two Master bedroom suites plus four additional bedrooms and 2 additional full bathrooms. Third floor has five rooms, some equipped with office built-ins, and 1 1/2 baths. Floors are hardwood and solid pine. Marble and tile floors in all bathrooms, crown moldings in most rooms. Family vacated the house for 5 years (2004 to 2009) for a complete renovations of all systems. Slate was mined in Vermont for roofs of the main house and the carriage house. Flagstone side walk and stone curbing around the perimeter of Seminole Street and West Chestnut Hill Avenue. Carriage house (8709 Seminole St,) renovated in 2016, includes a fully equipped eat in kitchen, large living room, two bedrooms, small office, 1 1/2 baths. Greenhouse (60x16) was rebuilt to original design and is operated by a computerized system for heat and humidity in a basement below. Adjoining the greenhouse is a potting shed and half bath. All structures are stone and glass. Zoning for 8709 is RSA3, for 8711 is RSD1 and WWO overlay district. Note: Carriage House: 2,100 interior sq. ft.0.31 acres, Taxes for carriage house are $11,162. Copy of Conservation and Preservation Easement shall be provided to buyer before entering into an agreement of sale.
Last updated on 12/11/2018
Courtesy of Ingrid Brown, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill

More Details for 8711/09 SEMINOLE ST

Property Class: Residential
Listing Status: Pending
State: PA
Zip: 19118
Area: Philadelphia – 19118
Class: Single Family
Property Subtype: Detached
Approx Lot Size: 2.560
Stories: 3
Beds: 9
Baths(F/H): 6 /3
Living Area (SqFt): 12928 sqft
Lot Area Acre: 2.56
Property Age: 110
Listing#: 7160616
School District: Philadelphia
Tax Year: 2018
Taxes/Yr: $30,293 /2018

Features for 8711/09 SEMINOLE ST

Appliances: KitIsland, KitPantry, KitDoubleSin, KitBuiltInRa, Oven-Wall, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, KitCommRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Cooking Fuel: GasCooking, ElecCooking
Design: 3+Story
Exterior Features: Sidewalks, StreetLights, Fencing, ExteriorLght
Fireplace Features: Brick, Marble, Stone, LR/GRFireP, FamRoom, MBR, NonFunct, DinRoomFireP
Garage Type: Detached
Heating: Gas, Forced Air
Lot Description: Corner Lot, SlopingLot, Trees/Wooded, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
Main Entrance: Foyer, Center Hall
Property Condition: Average+
Room List: Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room
Attics: PullDnStairs
Building Facade Orientation: Northwest
Dining Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Exterior: Stone
Floor: Wood, Tile/Brick, MarbleFl
Garage Spaces: 4+CarGarage
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Laundry Type: MainFlrLndry
Parking: 3+CarParking, Private
Porch Deck: Patio, Porch, Balcony
Sewer Septic: OnSiteSeptic
Water: Public
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished
Cooling: None
Electric Service: 200-300AmpEl, CircBreakers
Fireplace: Three+FPs
Foundation: StoneFound
Handicap: None
Interior Features: SecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), 2ndKitchen, StallShower
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR
Pool Type: InGroundPool
Roof: PitchedRoof, Slate
Styles: Traditional

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