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38 Summit Street

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
  • $3,495,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 68 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2154700
Under Contract
UPDATED: 26 min ago
$3,495,000
  • 7
    BEDS
  • 2.05
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 9,236
    SQFT
  • $378
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1857
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Welcome to 38 Summit, one of the most spectacular properties in Chestnut Hill. Originally builtin 1857 as a Victorian, this house was completely transformed into a Colonial Revival dwellingby the famous architect Broknard Oakie in 1919. The spectacular attention to detail from thisperiod includes custom millwork, random width floors, iron hardware, multiple fireplaces, highceilings and French doors throughout. The property is sited on two acres on historic SummitStreet, one of the highest points in Philadelphia, with the main house set back from the street bya sweeping front lawn and a separate carriage house behind. The current owners havemeticulously maintained and improved the property to the fine standards to which it deserves.One enters the main home through double doors with transom windows and a stone floor to alovely entrance hall that is accessed by all adjacent rooms. Filled with light, this large hall makesfor a wonderful welcome and allows for comfortable entertaining throughout the first floor. Theentrance hall is flanked to the left by a cozy den perfect for an office and to the right by the livingroom with large fireplace, floor to ceiling bookcases and three sets of French doors that lead toboth a back flagstone patio and a side covered porch. The dining room with fireplace and threesets of additional French doors, and coat room and powder room under the grand staircasecomplete the formal living space.The wing to the left of the entrance hall and dining room includes a magnificent chef+GGs kitchen,breakfast room and bar area that opens to a comfortable family room, powder room and mudroom. The kitchen includes custom cabinetry, thick honed marble counters, professionalappliances including a Wolf 6 burner range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, farmhouse sink, largecenter island with seating for five and a glass wall of windows and French doors that open tothe back flagstone patio. The breakfast room includes a seating area with built in seating andstorage, pantry area and a bar area with wine refrigerator. The kitchen opens to the family roomand back mud room with built in desk, hearth and stone floor.The second floor is accessed by the wide staircase in the main entrance hall with hall landing.The primary bedroom suite includes a large bedroom with fireplace and sitting area, two walk-inclosets and a main bathroom with two vanity sinks, walk in shower and separate jacuzzi tub.This floor also includes a second and third bedroom both with adjoining baths, laundry room,hall bath and two more rooms that could be used as offices or bedrooms. The third floorincludes two additional bedrooms and a hall bath with original marble sink. There is tremendousstorage and closet space throughout.The charming two story carriage house includes three bedrooms, updated kitchen and full bath,dining room and large living room with a private flagstone patio. The carriage house includes atwo bay heated garage and there is a separate custom built shed with workbench and separate garbage compartment. The private grounds include many mature trees and plantings and multiple patios and covered porches to enjoy the property. All this is just a short walk to the many shops and restaurants in Chestnut Hill, thetrails of Fairmount Park and regional rail service for an easy commute to Center City.

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38 Summit Street PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

  • Price: $3,495,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • On Site: 68 Days
  • Updated: 26 min ago
  • ID#: PAPH2154700
7
Beds
5
Baths
0
½ Baths
2.05
Acres
9,236
SQFT
$378
$/SQFT
1857
Built
Neighborhood:
Chestnut Hill
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19118 (19118)
School District:
The School District Of Philadelphia
Property Description
Welcome to 38 Summit, one of the most spectacular properties in Chestnut Hill. Originally builtin 1857 as a Victorian, this house was completely transformed into a Colonial Revival dwellingby the famous architect Broknard Oakie in 1919. The spectacular attention to detail from thisperiod includes custom millwork, random width floors, iron hardware, multiple fireplaces, highceilings and French doors throughout. The property is sited on two acres on historic SummitStreet, one of the highest points in Philadelphia, with the main house set back from the street bya sweeping front lawn and a separate carriage house behind. The current owners havemeticulously maintained and improved the property to the fine standards to which it deserves.One enters the main home through double doors with transom windows and a stone floor to alovely entrance hall that is accessed by all adjacent rooms. Filled with light, this large hall makesfor a wonderful welcome and allows for comfortable entertaining throughout the first floor. Theentrance hall is flanked to the left by a cozy den perfect for an office and to the right by the livingroom with large fireplace, floor to ceiling bookcases and three sets of French doors that lead toboth a back flagstone patio and a side covered porch. The dining room with fireplace and threesets of additional French doors, and coat room and powder room under the grand staircasecomplete the formal living space.The wing to the left of the entrance hall and dining room includes a magnificent chef+GGs kitchen,breakfast room and bar area that opens to a comfortable family room, powder room and mudroom. The kitchen includes custom cabinetry, thick honed marble counters, professionalappliances including a Wolf 6 burner range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, farmhouse sink, largecenter island with seating for five and a glass wall of windows and French doors that open tothe back flagstone patio. The breakfast room includes a seating area with built in seating andstorage, pantry area and a bar area with wine refrigerator. The kitchen opens to the family roomand back mud room with built in desk, hearth and stone floor.The second floor is accessed by the wide staircase in the main entrance hall with hall landing.The primary bedroom suite includes a large bedroom with fireplace and sitting area, two walk-inclosets and a main bathroom with two vanity sinks, walk in shower and separate jacuzzi tub.This floor also includes a second and third bedroom both with adjoining baths, laundry room,hall bath and two more rooms that could be used as offices or bedrooms. The third floorincludes two additional bedrooms and a hall bath with original marble sink. There is tremendousstorage and closet space throughout.The charming two story carriage house includes three bedrooms, updated kitchen and full bath,dining room and large living room with a private flagstone patio. The carriage house includes atwo bay heated garage and there is a separate custom built shed with workbench and separate garbage compartment. The private grounds include many mature trees and plantings and multiple patios and covered porches to enjoy the property. All this is just a short walk to the many shops and restaurants in Chestnut Hill, thetrails of Fairmount Park and regional rail service for an easy commute to Center City.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials Stone Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeOutbuilding(S)Sidewalks Garage Spaces 2.00 Garage Type Garage - Front Entry Garage YN Yes Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types DrivewayDetached Garage Pool No Pool Property Condition Excellent Riparian Rights YN No Roof Asphalt Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 9236 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplaces Total 5 Heating 90% Forced Air Heating YN Yes Inclusions WasherDryerCurtains in Living RoomFlat Screen Tv in Family Room Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 3 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5KitchenFamily RoomDenMud RoomBedroom 6 Rooms Total 12 Security Features Security System Upper Level1 Bedrooms 5

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2022 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street Bethlehem Pike Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality Philadelphia Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801847038062 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 36281.00 Tax Assessment Amount 2591900.00 Tax Lot 125 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Rsd1

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