Nestled into the village of Chestnut Hill, this well-maintained and magnificent Queen Anne Victorian style residence was designed in 1889 by the Hewitt Brothers, architects. This distinguished home has a lush front lawn and garden, a circular driveway, and flagstone steps leading to a front terrace and the main entrance.The entry hall and living room of this residence have 10' high ceilings; the oversized windows offer abundant natural light. There are cozy fireplaces in most rooms and an exceptional floor plan ideal for hosting memorable gatherings. Throughout this captivating residence, you'll discover spacious rooms and a total of seven exquisite tiled and carved fireplaces. Beyond the grand staircase is the dining room with a bay window, an original butler's pantry and an updated kitchen, offering ample storage, granite countertops, and a marble-top island with bar stools. Across from the kitchen is an all-season room that seamlessly extends the kitchen, providing an informal dining area and a comfortable gathering space. The first floor offers additional living spaces, including a wood-trimmed den/media room, a convenient powder room, and a discreet laundry room area that leads to the rear garden, deck and patio.Ascending to the second floor, you'll find a well-appointed primary suite with its own marble-walled bathroom, dressing room and a spacious bedroom. The next two rooms offer versatility and could easily serve as studies or as additional bedrooms. A second floor laundry room can be found at the rear along with two full bathrooms and a bedroom. This floor truly epitomizes spacious luxury and convenience. The third floor has four bedrooms and two additional bathrooms. Many windows in the house are thermal pane.Outside, the grounds are a true oasis, featuring an irrigation system for the front and rear lawns, mature perennial flower beds, majestic trees, and an ambiance of privacy. A detached two-car garage with added driveway parking can be found at the rear of the property providing ample space for your bikes and other vehicles.Seminole Street is one of the most coveted streets in Chestnut Hill due to it's natural and architectural beauty and unparalleled convenience. It is right around the corner from Pastorious Park for dog walks, summer concerts and just a few blocks from Chestnut Hill's vibrant shopping and entertainment district along Germantown Ave. This location also features easy access to the gorgeous foot trails of the Wissahickon Valley and the Valley Green Inn. This grand home is a testament to timeless elegance and modern convenience, and is now ready to welcome its next proud owner. Don't miss the opportunity to make this home yours.
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