Price
$ 1,795,000

8847 NORWOOD AVE, Philadelphia, PA 19118  
  • 3 beds
  • 3.5 baths
  • 2,538 sqft

8847 NORWOOD AVE, Philadelphia, PA 19118  

"Hollowood," a miniature estate in Chestnut Hill, is a picture from a storybook. Wonderful collection of three lovingly restored 19th century out-buildings nestled on a breathtaking 3 acre hillside riven by a whispering brook. Enchanting gardens with a delightful combination of manicure and naturalism provide an incredible setting for open-air entertaining. Main residence is a carefully restored carriage house with custom woodwork crafted to match the period of the original details. Main level features a large living space with fireplace, balcony, exposed beams, and wide plank floors, as well as library, dining room with exquisite built-ins, kitchen, and powder room.~The upper level offers the master suite with 2 Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens, 2 full baths and an additional versatile living space. The lower level bedroom has an en suite bath and glass doors leading to a stone terrace and fountain.~Spacious second residence, featuring library with skylights, kitchenette, bedroom and 1~ baths, offers space for guests or opportunity for passive income. Greenhouse studio with reflecting pond & wood stove is perfect for an afternoon retreat or warming up between sledding runs. Eleven flagstone and brick terraces dotting the landscape provide ideal lookout points from which to enjoy the magic of "Hollowood." This peaceful retreat is within walking distance to the village of Chestnut Hill and offers quick and easy access Center City Philadelphia and New York via rail.

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
6994469
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3.5
House Size
2,538
Lot Size
3.16 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1867
County
Philadelphia
Full Bath
3
Half Bath
1
Subdivision
Chestnut Hill
Floors
2-Story
Garage
2.0
Rooms
8.0
County School District
Philadelphia
Zoning
R1
Taxes
10886.0
TaxYear
2017
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
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