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6401 Wissahickon Avenue
Mt Airy (west)
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Full Baths
Partial Baths
Interior Sq Ft
Natural Gas
Central A/C
Taxes (2019)
Additional Details Below


This classic 3-story Center Hall Stone Colonial sits on beautiful, tree-lined Wissahickon Avenue in West Mount Airy / Blue Bell Hill in one of the neighborhood~s most prominent locations. A tribute to the elegance of days gone by and coupled with modern upgrades like zoned AC, this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath single family home, built with locally quarried stone, boasts well over 4000 square feet of living space on 3 floors. Through the stately front door, the gracious center hall entry welcomes you into the heart of the home where you will be immediately impressed by the original, refinished hardwood floors. The main level of this light-filled home includes a large living room with architecturally built-in bookshelves, featuring leaded glass doors with delightfully appropriate printer~s mark detailing, and a wood-burning stone fireplace as the focal point. Through the two sets of glass doors you will find a lovely sunroom with 3 walls of windows and yet another stone fireplace and terra cotta tile that is perfect for relaxing any time of day. The dining room, showcasing a built-in china cabinet, is large enough to host even the most well attended of dinner parties. Just beyond you~ll find yet another sunroom with tiled floor (custom area rug removable) currently being utilized as a home office. The updated eat-in kitchen with radiant heat flooring, Corian countertops, and 2 custom made sinks has a GE appliance suite which includes a convection gas range, trash compactor, and garbage disposal inviting cozy conversations while the home chef whips up their latest creation. The back hallway, from the kitchen to the foyer, is where you~ll find the laundry center, the back stairs, a large coat closet, and a coveted first floor powder room. Up the stairs and past the grand Palladian window, the second floor leads to a generously sized main suite with a wall of closets, an en suite bath which includes a whirlpool tub and stall shower, and your own private roof deck. Two additional connected bedrooms with custom closets and a full bath with crisp white tile work and linen closet round out the second level. The third floor boasts a large, sunny bedroom with walk-in cedar closet and full bath, that could be an owner~s or au pair suite, in addition to another bedroom and another full bath with an elegant clawfoot tub. The full-height basement showcases the care the owners have shown in maintaining every aspect of this house including its systems. The new owners will enjoy the convenience of a two car garage with automatic door and ample street parking for visiting guests. A well-manicured, fenced-in yard and a deck provide even more options for hosting get-togethers. Ideally located to get to the area~s major thoroughfares and minutes (walking or driving) from multiple train stations, you~ll have easy access to all of the shops and dining that Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill, East Falls, and Manayunk have to offer. Celebrate this location by taking a walk on the local trails or sledding at one of the best spots in Philadelphia.

Room sizes

Living Room
17 x 23  Main Level
Dining Room
16 x 17  Main Level
13 x 15  Main Level
Sun/Florida Room
13 x 25  Main Level
20 x 9  Main Level
x   Main Level
Bedroom 1
13 x 22  Upper Level
Bedroom 2
15 x 19  Upper Level
Bedroom 3
12 x 14  Upper Level
Bedroom 4
15 x 11  Upper Level
Bedroom 5
12 x 13  Upper Level
Half Bath
x   Main Level



Corner, Front Yard, Level, Side Yard(s)
Flat, Shingle, Wood Shingle
Interior Features
Hardwood Floors, Tile/Brick Floors, Wall-to-Wall Carpeting, Replacement Windows, Window Screens, Kitchen Island, Alarm System, Master Bath, Stall Shower, Wood Stove
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Eat-In Kitchen, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, Third Bedroom, Fourth Bedroom, Laundry Room, Sun Room
Disposal, Dishwasher, Gas Stove, Microwave, Refrigerator, Trash-Compactor, Washer, Dryer
Main Floor, Basement
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Ceiling Fan(s)
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Multi-Zoned
Hot Water
Natural Gas, Electric
Electrical Service
Assessment : 376800
Zoning Designation RSD3
Lattitude : 40.035667
Longitude : -75.193138
EveryHome Number : PAPH724216-90308
Listing Courtesy: Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill


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