601-5 W Phil Ellena St, Philadelphia, PA 19119

3,776 Sqft - 601-5 W Phil Ellena, Philadelphia, W Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119

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Property Description
  Located high above the street, nestled behind flowering trees and perennials, this magnificent castle-like home is a stone’s throw from the local grocery store, famous High Point Cafe coffee shop, trains to Center City, and the Wissahickon Park. The grounds include a detached stone carriage house/cottage behind the main house, upgraded as an efficiency apartment with full bath, screened in porch, and huge patio. Great for guests, in-law suite, returning college students or as an income generator (search Google for ‘charming mt airy cottage’ to learn more). Park in your circular driveway, walk up a flight of steps to a front yd perfect for gardening & relaxing. Enter home through imposing stone archway and take a step back in time without losing any of today’s modern amenities. Grand LR with classic stone fp, HW floors with mahogany inlay, fascinating architectural details and an amazing view. DR has two sets of pocket doors, its own fireplace for chilly nights and a cozy bench seat tucked under a deep window sill. The kitchen features Staack Moore reclaimed barnwood cabinets/island & Bucks Co Soapstone counters. Kenmore 5-burner convection/reg oven and quiet Bosch DW add to the quality of this cook’s kitchen. All appliances are stainless steel. Kitchen floor is cork and back splash is handcrafted Oceanside Glass tile. Lg window above deep farm sink overlooks front yard. Behind kitchen is handy laundry room and half bath with deep soapstone sink. Flooring in laundry and powder room is hand-honed wood. Same flooring continues up to 2nd floor where you will find 2 bedrooms with hall bath and an unbelievable master suite with walk-in California Closet, cedar closet, and built-in wardrobe. Adjoining Master Bath with radiant heated floors connects to the walk-in closet and has 2 pedestal sinks, clawfoot soaking tub, and a 2 person shower stall with glass tile. Built-in bookshelves line 2nd fl hallway. Third floor has been redesigned as a large open studio area or family room with many uses including a 4th bedroom. Separate prof office on 3rd with two-way fireplace surrounded by hand glazed tile. Third floor is air conditioned. High efficiency Weil McClain heater with 7 zones. Electric fence around perimeter. Great garage under cottage stores bikes, tools and outdoor equip. Contemporary style with old world charm, this home is in the heart of one of Philly’s most popular neighborhoods.


Basic Details
Property Type : Single Family Home
Listing Type : Sold Properties
Listing ID : 1017
Price : $699,000
Bedrooms : 4
Bathrooms : 3
Half Bathrooms : 1
Square Feet : 3,776 Sqft
Year Built : 1910
Lot Area : 18,000 Sqft
Heating System : Central
High Ceiling
Parking : 3
Washing Machine
Address Map
County : Philadelphia
City : Philadelphia, W Mt Airy
Zipcode : 19119
Street : W Phil Ellena
Street Number : 601-5
Longitude : W76° 48' 52.5''
Latitude : N40° 3' 5.2''
Town Center 3 Minutes
Train Station 10 Minutes
Coffee Shop 3 Minutes
Park 10 Minutes
Single Family Home Sold Properties
  • Listing ID : 1017
  • Bedrooms : 4
  • Bathrooms : 3
  • Square Feet : 3,776 Sqft
Agent info
Elfant Wissahickon Realtors
8039 Germantown Avenue
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