Price
$ 1,795,000

8525 SEMINOLE ST, Philadelphia, PA 19118  
  • 6 beds
  • 3.5 baths
  • 5,990 sqft

8525 SEMINOLE ST, Philadelphia, PA 19118  

This landmark Queen Anne Victorian stone residence was built in 1885 by Henry Houston and designed by G.W. & W.D. Hewitt with an addition commissioned by Mr Houston in 1911 and designed by prominent architects of the period Duhring,Okie & Ziegler. Fine details of the era include high ceilings, wood floors, exquisite millwork, crown moldings, built-ins and throughout you will find nine intricate wood carved mantels with either tile or brick surrounds. Situated in one of Chestnut Hill's most premier locations, this distinctive property offers a circular driveway and a beautifully refurbished two-story open front porch, From the spacious entrance hall with powder room and coat closet, you enter into the spectacular light-filled great room that offers two seating areas, built-ins,a wood burning fireplace, large windows plus French doors that offer access to the magnificent grounds. There is a formal dining room, butler's pantry and a spacious updated gourmet kitchen with quartz counter top,stainless steel appliances, center island with granite counter, cook top stove plus counter seating, double ovens and lots of additional space for a large table. The adjacent mud room offers built-in custom cabinets, laundry room, powder room and two exits to the outside. On the upper floors you will find the master bedroom suite with remodeled master bathroom and sitting room/dressing room. There are five more generous sized bedrooms, two additional new hall bathrooms, an upstairs family room with access to the porch, a second laundry room and a spacious study/play room. The outside space is amazing! The grounds include a flagstone terrace, wood decking, Armond Aquatech Pool, hot tub, stone wall with wood burning fireplace and beautifully landscaped grounds. Updates & improvements galore include new HVAC (2015), upgraded 400 amp electric, newer septic system, two new hall bathrooms (2016), updated kitchen (2017), freshly painted interior (2017) and many technology updates i

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
6991944
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
3.5
House Size
5,990
Lot Size
0.63 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1885
County
Philadelphia
Full Bath
3
Half Bath
2
Subdivision
Chestnut Hill
Floors
3+Story
Rooms
19.0
County School District
Philadelphia
Zoning
RSD3
Taxes
13481.0
TaxYear
2017
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
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6/28/2017 Price change $-100,000 (-5.3%) $1,795,000
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