6490 WOODBINE AVE $850,000



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    • 6 Beds
    • 5 Baths
    • 7,025 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PAPH1020662
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    This stately home sits proudly on the highest elevation in the vastly sought after historic neighborhood of Overbrook Farms, Philadelphia, known as 'The Gateway to the Main Line'. You enter this Georgian Brick Mansion designed by renowned architect, Horace Trumbauer, through a massive, solid Mahogany door into a 3 story open staircase foyer naturally illuminated by the oversized windows on each of the 3 landings. A Powder Room, large coat closet, sitting area and doorway access into the backyard are at the far end of the foyer. To the left of the Foyer is the vast Living Room with four sets of arched French doors that lead to the side and back porches and a hand carved wooden floor to ceiling wood burning fireplace mantel with a marble surround and Mercer tile hearth and the original silver chandelier hanging in the center of this beautiful room. Wander to the right of the foyer into the elegant Dining Room with a 2nd marble fireplace, hand painted wallpaper, 12' plaster crown molding, wainscoting and a 12 light glass pane floor to ceiling door leading into the glass enclosed sun porch drenched with the afternoon sun. Travel through the Foyer through the back hall which leads you to the basement staircase as well as the three story back staircase and the impressive professionally designed kitchen featuring custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, SS appliances, breakfast nook, pantry, Italian hand painted tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting and two tall pantry cabinets for extra storage. As you exit the kitchen towards the back door is a custom designed office space with solid cherry cabinetry. The grand staircase leads you upwards to the Primary bedroom suite offering, his and hers closets, a large walk-in closet, sitting area, fireplace, breakfast porch, bathroom with oversized glass and tumbled marble shower, vanity with granite top and arched window. Bedroom 2 has access to a sun porch with views of Morris Park and the most beautiful sunsets. Also on 2nd level is the Washer/Dryer as well as a large walk-in linen/storage closet. Bedroom 3 features updated en suite bathroom and two oversized storage closets. On the third level you have bedroom 4 and 5 with an updated Jack and Jill Bathroom and walk-in closet. Bedroom 6 has private access to the back staircase leading into the Main floor back hall/kitchen, two large walk-in closets. The walk-out basement remains unfinished and is ready for you to add your personal touches or leave as is for all of your storage needs. Trumbauer was known for his grand designs as seen in this home as well as his more famous masterpieces, the Art Museum of Philadelphia and the Free Library of Philadelphia. This home features 10ft. ceilings, oversized rooms and windows, solid mahogany doors with cut glass knobs, hardwood throughout the first floor and countless other amazing hand crafted details. The driveway has off street parking for up to 8 cars. In addition to the main house, the home offers a detached two-story 1,840 sq ft carriage house/garage perfectly suited for up to three cars plus room for storage. The second floor could be developed into the perfect two-bedroom guest or in-law suite, dream studio or gym space. The over ½ acre property is professionally landscaped and perfect for outdoor entertaining or sitting around the built-in fire pit on a cool fall evening stargazing. This home is steps away from the 147 acre Morris Park which boasts miles of hiking trails along Indian Creek, a meadow, a brook, and a playground. Just a 15 min walk to the regional rail, which offers an 11 minute trip into Center City or a convenient trip to many of the Main Line private schools. Welcome Home to 6490 Woodbine Avenue!

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County PHILADELPHIA
      • HOA Y/N N
      • Municipality PHILADELPHIA
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 7605.00
      • Tax Year 2021
      • View Garden/Lawn, Street, Trees/Woods
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1925
      • Zoning RSD1
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Cooktop, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Oven - Double, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater, Dishwasher
      • Basement Type Full, Unfinished, Walkout Stairs
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Ceiling Fan(s), Window Unit(s)
      • Electric Service Circuit Breakers
      • Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Stone Retaining Walls
      • Fireplace Features Mantel(s), Marble, Screen
      • Fireplaces Count 5
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Laminated
      • Garage Spaces Count 3.00
      • Garage Type Garage - Side Entry,Garage - Front Entry,Oversized,Other
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Radiator, Steam
      • Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wood Floors, Double/Dual Staircase
      • Roof Pitched
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Colonial
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 11
      • Total Living Area 7025
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 5
      • Bedrooms 6
      • Full Bathrooms 4
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Partially
      • Lot Features Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Private
      • Lot Size Acres 0.53
      • Lot Size Dimensions 136.26 x 167.80
      • Outdoor Living Structures Brick, Deck(s), Enclosed, Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened, Balcony
    • Schools
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    Sandra Combs

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    In PA RS290229; In DE R4-0016074


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    19151 (PHILADELPHIA) Demographics

    34 Median Age
    14,378 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    30% College Educated
    $44,809 Estimated Median Income
    7,941 Estimated Total Home Owners
    4,183 Estimated Total Renters
    66% / 35% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3 Estimated Average Household Size
    34,391 Total Population
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        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $850,000
        7/17/2021 10:56:04 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
        5/28/2021 12:13:00 AM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $850,000

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