8847 NORWOOD AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

8847 NORWOOD AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

$1,795,000

Beds: 3
Baths: 3 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 2,538
Listing #6994469
"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.
Property Features
Location Information
County: PHILADELPHIA
Area: 19118 (19118)
County adv. search: PHILADELPHIA
Subdivision: CHESTNUT HILL
Interior Features
Interior: Skylight(s), Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fan(s), Wood Stove, Second Kitchen, Exposed Beams, Bay Window
Has Dining Room: yes
Has Family Room: No
Has Fireplace: yes
Heating: Heat Pump (Electric Back Up)
Has Basement: yes
Exterior Features
New Construction: No
Water: Public
Garage Spaces: 2
Has Pool: No
Pool Description: No Pool
Lot Description: Sloping Lot, Open Lot
Lot Acres: 3.16
Lot Sq Ft: 27, 325
Dimensions: 540 X IRREG
Zoning: R1
Water Front YN: No
School
School District: Philadelphia
Additional Information
Type: Detached
Ownership: Fee Simple
Year Built: 1868
Tax Year: 2017
Tax Amount: 10, 886


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Seller's Representative: BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
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