Welcome to the Hart House at 17 Summit Street in the heart of Chestnut Hill. Built in 1861, in the Italianate Style, for American hardware manufacturer Norman Hart. A true architectural treasure, this exquisite residence has undergone a comprehensive renovation by award winning and renowned custom builder, Blake Development. The definition of a labor of love, you will love every inch of this fabulous home, beautifully sited on just under 1/2 acre.The traditional floor plan, opened up, offers +-5000 square feet, ideal for today's preferred lifestyle. Four bedrooms, three full and two half baths. Gourmet kitchen features custom cabinets, marble countertops, Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, beverage refrigerator, Wolf range/ovens, hood and microwave, Bosch dishwasher. Master suite with walk in closet, master bath with soaking tub, shower, carrara marble tile, Kohler sinks and toilets. Lower level offers approximately 800 square feet additional finished space offers mudroom with cubbies office, wine cellar, gym, and half bath. Soaring 10+ foot ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, new Pella windows and doors, Wissahickon schist exterior, new standing seam and asphalt roofs with new galvanized gutters, downspouts and flashing. 2 car garage with new carriage doors, separate room for tools/storage. Lennox HVAC, 2 zones, 2 units all new gas fired forced hot air. Radiant floor heating in master bathroom. Advent security system, stereo sound wired 1st floor, master suite and lower level. Excellent outdoor spaces include flagstone terrace with outdoor fireplace, mahogany front porch, fiberglass porch upstairs. Extensive mature landscape plan, designed by Mary Costello. This is a rare combination of a classic Philadelphia home with all the modern amenities you could wish for, in a coveted walkable location just steps from shops, restaurants, public transportation, and the Wissahickon Trails.
|6/12/2017 3:00:00 AM||New Value: $1,875,000|