$2,595,000 424 W Mermaid Ln Chestnut Hill

MLS: 6967429   Type: Single Family   County: Philadelphia   City: Philadelphia   Area: 19118   Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill   Zip: 19118   Style: Traditional     Stories: 3   Taxes: $18,496

Mortgage $12,183 /mo



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We are extremely proud to offer 424 West Mermaid Lane, a truly spectacular property; designed by Edmund Gilchrist, one of the most interesting figures in Philadelphia's rich architectural history. Built in 1923 for Schofield Andrews, an original partner at Ballard Spahr, and later home for many years to beloved Philadelphian Richardson Dilworth. Feast your eyes on this magnificent, stone residence, beautifully sited on 1.59 acres, just a short walk to the Wissahickon Trails. The first floor features a brightly lit, gracious floor plan with coveted architectural details and moldings, meticulously and lovingly maintained. Large entry hall with dramatic staircase, formal living room, dining room and a handsome paneled library, all with fireplaces. Gourmet kitchen/family room, opening onto a large, walled, terrace and garden. Upstairs, in addition to a gorgeous master suite with a fireplace and terrace, two floors of family bedrooms, baths, offices and comfortable living spaces. Fantastic apartment with separate entrance perfect for office, in-laws or au pair. Immaculate basement with paneled media room, bar, wine room and tons of square footage. State of the art thermostats,lighting, sound and security throughout makes this home the "smartest" in Chestnut Hill! Outside, beautifully designed stone walls, gorgeous perennial gardens, blue stone terraces that will simply knock you out, creating an extremely private setting within walking distance to the Chestnut Hill village, schools, transportation and the Wissahickon trails. Quite simply, it doesn't get any better than this!

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Price History

4/21/2017 Listed $2,595,000

Accessibility None
Association Y/N N
Centralair Y
Condoassociation N
Farm N
Fireplace(s) Three+FPs
Garage Y/N Y
Hot Water Natural Gas
Is Twin No
Listing Area 19118
New Construction N
Property Type Residential
School District Philadelphia
Senior Community Y/N N
Tax Annual Amount 18496.0
Type Detached
Zoning RSD1

Interior Features

Appliances KitIsland, KitPantry, KitDoubleSin, KitCookTop, KitBuiltInRa, Oven-Wall
Basement Y
Cookingfuel GasCooking
Cooling Central A/C
Dining Room Y
Dining Room Length 20
Dining Room Width 17
Dining in Kitchen? EatInKitchen
Electric 200-300AmpEl
Family Room Y
Family Room Length 15
Family Room Width 12
Fireplace Y/N Y
Flooring Wood, Fully Carpeted, MarbleFl
Heating Gas, Forced Air, Radiant
Interior Features SecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), 2ndKitchen, Wet/DryBar, Intercom
Laundry Type UpprFlrLndry
Living Room Length 29
Living Room Width 21
Lowerfloor1baths 0
Lowerfloor1halfbaths 1
Mainbedroom DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR
Mainentrance Foyer
Mainfloorbaths 0
Mainfloorhalfbaths 2
Otherrm1name BR 5
Otherrm2name BR 6
Otherrm3name LIBRARY
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Game/MediaRm
Roombedroomfourth1length 16
Roombedroomfourth1level Upper 1
Roombedroomfourth1width 14
Roombedroommaster1length 23
Roombedroommaster1level Main
Roombedroommaster1width 16
Roombedroomsecond1length 15
Roombedroomsecond1level Upper 1
Roombedroomsecond1width 15
Roombedroomthird1length 20
Roombedroomthird1level Upper 1
Roombedroomthird1width 12
Roomdiningroom1level Main
Roomfamilyrm1level Main
Roomkitchen1length 26
Roomkitchen1level Main
Roomkitchen1width 11
Roomlivingroomlevel Main
Roomotherrm1length 20
Roomotherrm1level Third
Roomotherrm1width 14
Roomotherrm2length 14
Roomotherrm2level Third
Roomotherrm2width 14
Roomotherrm3length 19
Roomotherrm3level Main
Roomotherrm3width 12
Upperfloor1baths 5
Upperfloor1halfbaths 0

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Traditional
Design 3+Story
Exterior Stone
Exterior Features ExteriorLght
Foundation StoneFound
Garage Spaces 1-CarGarage
Garage Type Attached
Lot (Land) Features Corner Lot
Lot Dimensions 250X262
Parking Features 3+CarParking
Patio/Porch Features Deck, Patio
Pool Type NoPool
Sewer Public Sewer
Swimmingpool No
Water Source Public
Waterfront N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19118)

Price 2.59M Avg 1.26M

Sqr Feet 7,888 Avg 4,589

Cost / Sqr Ft $329 Avg $276

Taxes $18,496 Avg $9,271

Acres 1.59 Avg 0.87

Visits 76 Avg 57

Walkscore® 18 Avg 44

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Janice Bovee
2200 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA