One of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods is located in the northwestern corner of the city. Surrounded by Fairmount Park and laying adjacent to the Mt. Airy neighborhood is Chestnut Hill, one of the most beautiful and distinguished neighborhoods in the area. Germantown Ave is the heart of Chestnut Hill, as it is filled with cobblestone streets, antiques, shopping, and fine dining. Chestnut Hill is also home to Chestnut Hill College, The University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum, and the Woodmere Art Museum.
Top Properties in Chestnut Hill
2 E Chestnut Hill Avenue- Sitting atop “The Hill” on Germantown Ave, which is the highest point in Chestnut Hill is this home that was built in 1863. What was originally built as a residence has also been used as a dental practice until 2012. This spacious house is 5,031 square feet and features a two room apartment and an 11 car parking lot.
32 Summit Street – Located on one of the most desirable streets in Chestnut Hill, this Italian designed house dates back to the mid 1800’s and is complete with Italianate architecture. Including front columns, soaring ceilings, and sweeping staircases this ordinate house is perfect for a family. With seven bedrooms and five bathrooms this 6,696 square foot house can accommodate almost any family. Surrounding the front entrance are several large rooms, including a living room, large dining room, and a great room equipped with large doors. Some of the home’s kitchen amenities include copper sinks and a butler’s pantry. The rest of the 1st floor is occupied by a luxurious home office and a laundry room.
9507 Wheelpump Lane – A beautiful stone colonial home that is located next to the absolutely beautiful Morris Arboretum, this house is perfect as it sits in a quaint neighborhood. With four bedrooms and four bathrooms this 4,045 square foot home has a newly renovated powder room and finished playroom, which is great for anyone starting a new family. Multiple fireplaces line the house, most evident in the elegant living room; also, this lovley, classic house contains a formal dining room and a breakfast room that leads out to the fenced in backyard.
7721 Saint Martins – A grandiose stone Queen Anne Victorian designed 3,600 square foot home that includes six bedrooms and three bathrooms. Located in the heart of St Martins, this home is in one of the most desired location in Chestnut Hill. The house is also within walking distance of all of the best shopping and dining that Chestnut Hill has to offer. The current owners of the home just recently replaced the roof, the heating system, electrical wiring, and the garage door.