3917 Vaux St, East Falls, Philadelphia, PA 19129
2,939 Sqft - 3917 Vaux St, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 19129
This delightful, one-of-kind stone single in a lovely East Falls setting, was built in 1929 by Lawrence Washington, a descendant of George Washington. It was modeled on Washington’s headquarters in Valley Forge. The home combines the charm of a Pennsylvania country residence with elegance that accompanies gracious living. The formal living room is exceptionally large with a fireplace and built ins at one end. There is a formal dining room and a recently updated kitchen with plenty of cabinets, granite counters, all new stainless appliances and a wine refrigerator. The sunny, comfortable family room, just off the living room, is super appealing with stone walls, slate floor and lots of open-out windows. This room opens to a lovely patio and deep backyard with well tended lawn and plantings. Upstairs there are four bedrooms including the expansive main bedroom, three additional bedrooms including one with its own adjoining sun room and one which is reached by backstairs, two full bathrooms, one new and the other updated. The house is in wonderful condition. The exterior has recently been painted. There is a new front roof. The rear roof is 10 yrs old. Mechanicals, including central air, are in great shape. There is a detached oversized one car stone garage. The setting overlooking Vaux St is exquisite offering privacy and lovely views. 3917 Vaux St is conveniently located close to trains, the expressway, other major arteries and Kelly Dr. Center city is 15 minutes away. Truly unique and wonderful!