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145 E Bells Mill Road
Chestnut Hill
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Bedrooms
4
Full Baths
3
Partial Baths
1
Acres
0.71
Interior Sq Ft
6,292
Age
33
Heating
Oil
Fireplaces
2
Cooling
Central A/C
Water
Public
Sewer
Private
Garages
2
Taxes (2022)
13,856
Additional Details Below

Description

Welcome to Casa Mura, a John Simon Sabatino original design built In 1989. Included in this sale is the adjacent lot of 178 Hillcrest to give you over an acre of privacy and a wonderful driveway connector from Bells Mill Road to Hillcrest Avenue. Sabatino built this house for himself amid the ruins of a former mansion. It features award-winning gardens and celebrates the architect's love of art and natural light. His vision lives on with the current owners who make sure art, light and nature meld inside and out. The home is designed for living and entertaining mostly on the main floor. The front door, located within the walled garden, opens up to a welcoming, two-story entry foyer with hand-laid marble floor that accesses the large living room with fireplace, beautiful dining room with door to a screened porch (also connected to the living room), family room with fireplace, and a hall leading to the primary bedroom suite with walk-in closets and full marble bathroom. All rooms offer either doors to the outside or large windows bringing the outside in. The spacious kitchen connects to the family room, dining room, laundry room and garage. Up a grand staircase, two additional bedrooms and a study/bedroom await. The basement is partially finished and the property is planted with specimen plantings, perennial flower beds and a stunning western facing arbor full of lavender, rosemary, climbing roses, Russian sage, butterfly bushes and more plants to delight the senses. Casa Mura is across the street from the Morris Arboretum, the state arboretum of Pennsylvania, and minutes from Fairmount Park, the shops and restaurants of Chestnut Hill, Septa's Chestnut Hill East and West train stations and the Blue Route and Pennsylvania turnpike.

Room sizes

Dining Room
x   Main Level
Kitchen
x   Main Level
Sun/Florida Room
x   Main Level
Storage Room
x   Lower Level
Mud Room
x   Main Level
Laundry
x   Main Level
Master Bed
x   Main Level
Bedroom 2
x   Upper Level
Bedroom 3
x   Upper Level
Bedroom 4
x   Upper Level
Library
x   Main Level
Half Bath
x   Main Level

Location

Driving Directions

Germantown Ave to E Bells Mill Rd.

Listing Details for 145 E Bells Mill Road

Summary
Architectural Type

Contemporary, Mid-Century Modern

Garage(s)

Garage - Front Entry

Interior Features
Basement

Partially Finished, Concrete Perimeter

Fireplace(s)

Wood

Interior Features

Curved Staircase, Entry Level Bedroom, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Skylight(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Wood Floors, Door Features: Atrium, French, Sliding Glass, Laundry: Main Floor

Appliances

Cooktop - Down Draft, Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater, Cooktop

Rooms List

Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Library, Breakfast Room, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Laundry, Mud Room, Storage Room, Bonus Room, Full Bath, Half Bath

Exterior Features
Lot Features

Partly Wooded, Private, Vegetation Planting

Exterior Features

Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Stone Retaining Walls, Screened, Terrace, Masonry

HOA/Condo Information
HOA Fee Includes

Common Area Maintenance

Utilities
Cooling

Central A/C, Electric

Heating

Hot Water, Oil

Hot Water

Electric

Sewer

On Site Septic

Water

Public

Assessment : 989,900
Zoning Designation RSD1
Lattitude : 40.086420
Longitude : -75.214730
MLS Number : PAPH2061666
Listing Courtesy: Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
Views : 258

Notes

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