8840 STENTON Avenue
8840 STENTON Avenue Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118 United States

$1,195,000
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Compass Pennsylvania, LLC

Listing Courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
$1,195,000
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8
Bedrooms
7
Full Baths
1
Partial Bath
6,981 Sq Ft.
Interior
.66 Acres
Exterior
Residential
Property type
1871
Year Built
PAPH1002372
Web Id
PAPH1002372
MLS ID
CHESTNUT HILL
Subdivision
Philadelphia City
School District
John Story Jenks School
Elementary
John Story Jenks School
Middle
Germantown
High
4
days ago

About 8840 STENTON Avenue

Opportunity knocks at this very special and unique property! 8840 Stenton Avenue is a Victorian stone Masterpiece that was built for John Story Jenks 1887 by the founder of Penn School of Architecture, T.P. Chandler. This is the perfect opportunity for a multi-generational family (possible In-law or nanny suite), a Bed and Breakfast or just a wonderful single family home; the possibilities are endless. You are greeted by an expansive covered front porch, followed by a grand entrance hall with original wood staircase and moldings, flanked by the living room, parlor and an elegant dining room. Other details include, soaring ceilings, gracious light-filled spaces throughout, incredible original detail, beautiful millwork, 54 distinctive windows, 7 exquisite fireplaces and hardwood floors throughout. The grand dining room is light filled and is adorned by so many wonderful details like the built in corner cabinetry, beamed ceilings, leaded glass windows and tons of wonderful natural light. Enjoy two choices of living spaces, the cozy parlor with a fireplace, built-ins with leaded glass doors and a bay window with a window seat. The other living area is light filled with a working fireplace and access to the back porch and garden. The renovated Chef's eat-in kitchen is equipped with tons of cabinet space, Quartz countertops, high-end appliances and access to two Butlers pantries for additional storage and workspace. Beyond the kitchen, you will find the room referred to as the Annex where you will find an additional small kitchen, plenty of space for an eating area, mudroom, original built in cabinetry and a bathroom. This area leads you to the 2nd floor Nanny/in-law suite and to the back garden and parking area of the driveway. The second floor offers 3 incredibly spacious and sun drenched bedroom suites each with its own bathroom/suites including a lovely larger suite with its own staircase to the first floor. Three additional bedrooms and a kitchenette complete the third floor. Other features include an elevator with newer mechanics and inspected yearly, zoned central air, two brand new heaters, tons of driveway parking, walk out basement and much more! This home has been operating as the Silverstone Bed and Breakfast for the last several years. The owners are permitted to use two of the bedroom suites as guest rooms. The home is situated high off of the street which creates a private setting. Walk to EVERYTHING with it's Top of the Hill location, including the R8 & R7 Septa rail lines, steps to Germantown Avenue's shops and restaurants, walkable to the Wissahickon trails, the Morris Arboretum, Woodmere Art Museum and so much more!

Listing Courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC

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Amenities

  • Breakfast Area
  • Wood Floors

features

Style
Victorian

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Basement
Outside Entrance, Unfinished
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Parking Description
Circular Driveway
Sewer
On Site Septic
Style
Victorian

EXTERIOR

Roofing
Slate

INTERIOR

Flooring
Wood, Tile/Brick, Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile
Interior Features
2nd Kitchen, Butlers Pantry, Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Kitchen - Eat-In, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Body of Water
Public
Listing Courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC