437 W Chestnut Hill Avenue

Philadelphia, PA
$ 3,425,000 Beds 7 Baths 8.5 Sq 9,780 Virtual Tour
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Presenting 437 W Chestnut Hill Avenue, an exceptional oasis surrounded by the lush greenery of Fairmount Park, just blocks from the vibrant shopping and dining along The Avenue. Designed by Arthur Brockie in 1903, this significant and unique property exemplifies a fine Chestnut Hill estate, while attentively updated and upgraded for modern living. Upon walking through the stately front doors to the entrance hall with fireplace, you’ll notice the gorgeous hardwood floors, crown molding, Mercer tiles, leaded glass windows and other original architectural details. The formal living room with fireplace offers a sunlit nook of windows overlooking the rear grounds, while the sunroom provides a cozy space with 3 walls of windows. Sit by the fireplace and read your favorite novel in the paneled study. The large, formal dining room with coffered walls and original molding offers two sets of doors to the kitchen. The bright and open kitchen features a large marble center island, commercial range, Sub-Zero refrigerator and sunlit breakfast area with terracotta tile floor. Step through the kitchen to the relaxing family room with custom built-ins, office and mudroom with pantry and full bathroom. Upstairs, the primary suite offers dual bathrooms as well as oversized closets, one of which is a large walk-in closet with dressing room. Multiple additional bedroom suites as well as the laundry room complete the second floor. The third floor offers extra living space with bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a bonus room currently used as a home gym. The grounds of this fine estate are truly gorgeous, with an expansive terrace overlooking mature landscaping, perennial plantings, large pool and separate, updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath carriage house and garage. 437 W Chestnut Hill Ave is in an exceptional location just steps from the trails and recreation of Fairmount Park, a few blocks from the shopping along Germantown Avenue, 2 blocks from the train station, and easy access to major roads.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 3,425,000
  • City
  • Philadelphia
  • Bedrooms
  • 7
  • Municipality
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 8
  • County
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • Area
  • 19118
  • Lot Size
  • 2.87 Acres
  • Zip
  • 19118
  • Sqr Footage
  • 9,780
  • Year Built
  • 1903
  • Taxes
  • $ 37220
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • MLS#
  • PAPH2113994
Listed By: BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill; clientservices@foxroach.com;(215) 247-3750
Data Source: Bright MLS



Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Oven - Self Cleaning, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliances, Oven/Range - Gas
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Basement Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Masonry
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 90
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Exclusions See agent
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Awning(s)
Garage Spaces, Detached Garage 3.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water
Interior Features Primary Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Ceiling Fan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, Kitchen - Eat-In, Additional Stairway, Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Pantry, Walk-in Closet(s)
Levels 3
Lot Size Square Feet 125000.00
MLS Area 19118 (19118)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s), Terrace, Porch(es)
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 350.2
Property Type Residential
Roof Slate
School District 300200397108
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name CHESTNUT HILL
Tax Annual Amount 37220.0
Tax Lot 40
Tax Year 2022
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No
Zoning RSD1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 9780
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 5.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 5
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 3 2
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3 3
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Marble, Stone
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Tile/Brick, Hardwood
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 7
Total Fireplaces 3
Window Features Bay/Bow

Exterior Features

Living Area 9780
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 3
Door Features French
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Garage Door Opener
Inclusions See agent
Lot Dimensions 250.00 x 500.00
Lot Features Trees/Wooded
Lot Size Acres 2.87
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Total Parking Spaces 3
Type of Parking Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No

Room Details

Bedroom 1 0 X 0 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 0 X 0 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 0 X 0 Upper 1
Dining Room 0 X 0 Main Fireplace - Other
Family Room 0 X 0 Main Fireplace - Other
Kitchen 0 X 0 Main Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Island,Double Sink
Living Room 0 X 0 Main
Other # 3 0 X 0 Upper 3 5TH BDRM
Other # 2 0 X 0 Upper 3 GYM
Other # 4 0 X 0 Upper 3 SUNPORCH
Other 0 X 0 Main STUDY
Primary Bedroom 0 X 0 Upper 1 Fireplace - Other


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Medford, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $2,268
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

7/5/2022 Listed $3,425,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19118

AVG $2.28M
AVG $15,127
AVG 475
Year Built
AVG 1942


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437 W Chestnut Hill Avenue Philadelphia, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $3425000 with 9780 sqft and a lot size of 2.87 Acres Acre(s). 437 W Chestnut Hill Avenue Philadelphia has 7 bedrooms, 8 baths and was built in 1903. The property's zip code is 19118 which is in Philadelphia, PA

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