8840 STENTON AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118
Baths: 7 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 6,981
Type: Single Family Home
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) 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 Butler's 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! 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
Cross Street: Newton Street
Subdivision: CHESTNUT HILL
Interior: 2nd Kitchen, Butlers Pantry, Built-Ins, Breakfast Area, Kitchen - Eat-In, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Water Heater: Natural Gas
Basement Description: Outside Entrance, Unfinished
Possession: 90-120 Days CD
Septic or Sewer: On Site Septic
Parking Description: Circular Driveway
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 28, 750
School District: THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Elementary School: JOHN STORY JENKS SCHOOL
Jr. High School: JOHN STORY JENKS SCHOOL
ListDate: 2021-04-06 00:00:00.0
Property SubType: Detached
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