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Listing 18 out of 41
$1,399,000 For Sale

8305 Seminole Street
Philadelphia, PA 19118

9 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
7,240 sq ft; lot: 0.68 acres - MLS# 1000292126
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We are proud to present this beautiful property located on one of Chestnut Hills most prestigious streets. Built before the turn of the century by the famous Hewitt Brother architects. This stone Victorian home boasts many classic features including, one of note, a handsome Yellin style wrought iron staircase. The private, professionally landscaped gardens include a flagstone patio, garden walls and fountain, as well as a convenient enclosed play area. A gracious, first floor traditional layout includes an entry hall, living room, dining room, library, family room, and solarium. The kitchen is spacious and has a pantry room, mudroom, butlers pantry, and stainless steel appliances. There are six fireplaces throughout with one in the Master Suite. The second floor has three bedrooms and an in-law suite consisting of a bedroom, bath, and sitting room and convenient laundry room. The third floor has four sun-filled bedrooms and two full baths. New heating, air conditioning, 3 mini-splits, yard fence, alarm with intercom/camera and radon systems have been installed. Driveway has room for five or more cars. Basement is spacious and perfect for workshop/playroom. The beauty of this property is that it is walkable to everywhere. Catch the train to the city or stroll to a restaurant, the library, or to a store. Walk to a park or hike in one of National Geographics "most beautiful hiking areas" in America.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Philadelphia County
  • Zip Code: 19118
  • Year Built: 1892
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • School District: The School District Of Philadelphia
  • Sq.Ft.: 7,240 sq ft
  • Style: Victorian
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Full Baths: 5
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Yes, Full, Unfinished, Outside Entrance
  • Fireplace: Gas/Propane
  • Lot Size: 0.68 acres
  • Baths: 6
  • Zoning: RSD3
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 7,240
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3: 2.00
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 3
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3: 2
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 9
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 4
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Wood Siding, Stone, Shingle Siding
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Directions: S. on Germantown Avenue to Rt. on Highland Avenue to Left on Seminole. House is on the left.
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights, Play Equipment, Exterior Lighting
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Tile/Brick
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Hot Water, Radiator, Baseboard - Hot Water
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Inclusions: Washer, Dryer, Outdoor Swingset, Portable Wine Cellar
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Dining Area
  • Land Use Code: A48
  • Laundry Type: Upper Floor
  • Levels/Stories: 3+
  • Lot Dimensions: 132X228
  • Lot Features: Level
  • Lot SQFT: 29,560
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Municipality: PHILADELPHIA
  • Net SQFT: 7,240
  • Original Listing ID: 7146803
  • OtherStructuresList:Other Structures: Greenhouse
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s)
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Roof: Slate
  • Room Count: 14
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Other
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 3
  • Tax Annual Amount: 12076.0
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Finished SQFT: 7,240
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway
  • Utilities: Cable TV
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
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