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521 E MURDOCH RD
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19119

$459,000 
  • 5 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 2,804 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 521 E MURDOCH RD, PHILADELPHIA PA 19119

Absolutely Stunning inside and out. Classic Wissahickon Schist Stone, Center Hall Colonial you will not want to miss. This grand home has a huge fenced, beautifully landscaped frontage for exquisite curb appeal and privacy plantings on 3 sides. There is a new paved patio within the completely fenced yard, the largest on the block. The shutters and trim have recently be painted and all the window were replaced. The owners have lovingly maintained the beautiful details of an era of careful craftsmanship, yet blended the convenience that is demanded in today's lifestyle. As you enter the home you are greeted by high ceilings, wooden staircase with iron handrail. The flow throughout the first floor is accentuated by the gorgeous original oak floors that have been refinished from the first all the way up to the 3rd. The large LR to the left features deep windowsills, mantle over the wood burning fireplace with glass front safety screen, the firebox rebuilt and chimney cleaned. This room flows into the office/sun-room with 2 walls of windows and a large pretty powder room at the end of the room. The flow of the house to the right of the center hall is into the DR with a new chic "Candelabra" chandelier. The kitchen is very hip contemporary with all the conveniences sought after today, lots of quartz counter tops, all SS, chefs gas range with high tech hood, dishwasher, side by side refrig and conveniently next to the breakfast room. You will find bathrooms on every level of this home for convenience. Up to the 2nd floor is the Master BR with en-suite bath recently redone, and 2 walk in closets, one of which is a whole room within the eves. In addition there are 2 large BRs with ample closets as well as the hall bath with a deep soaking tub/shower. All the BRs and the LR have ceiling fans. The 3rd floor has 2 more good sized rooms with closets and the 3rd full bath in the hall. On the lower level, you'll find a large beautifully finished familyroom with 1/2 bath, generous storage closet and recessed entertainment center shelving. The laundry and utilities are tucked away on this level as is the indoor access to the oversize garage. There is also space for driveway parking outside the automatic door. Location can't be beat, near area highways, public transit, trains, Chestnut Hill and Mt Airy shopping districts. Showings need prior day notice, to remove dog.

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: PHILADELPHIA
  • State: PA
  • Zip: 19119
  • Area: Philadelphia – 19119
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 0.180
  • Stories: 3
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths Total: 5
  • Baths (F/H): 3/2
  • Living Area (SqFt): 2,804 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 7798.00
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Listing#: 6998968
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • List Date: 6/9/2017
  • Last updated on: 8/17/2017

Property Features for 521 E MURDOCH RD, PHILADELPHIA PA 19119

  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal
  • Design: 3+Story
  • Property Age: 87
  • Electric Service: 100-150Ampel
  • Fireplace Features: Stone
  • Foundation: Stonefound
  • Heating: Gas, Radiator
  • Interior Features: 9Ft+Ceiling, Energy Efficient Windows, Replacement Windows
  • Main Entrance: Center Hall
  • Pool Type: Nopool
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Cooling: Wall Unit
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Fireplace: Onefp
  • Garage Spaces: 2-Cargarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Lowflrlndry
  • Porch Deck: Patio
  • Room List: Sun/Florida Room
  • Cooking Fuel: Gascooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Fullkit-Noei
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Streetlights, Fencing
  • Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
  • Garage Type: Attached
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Lot Description: Corner Lot, Levellot, Frontyard, Sideyard(S)
  • Parking: 2-Carparking, Drvwy/Off STR
  • Roof: Pitchedroof, Slate
  • Styles: Colonial
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 521 E MURDOCH RD, PHILADELPHIA PA 19119

  • County: Philadelphia-Pa
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: False
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Onefp
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • Lot Dimensions: 71X110
  • New Construction: False
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Swimming Pool: No
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Assessment: 445900.00
  • Total Taxes: $6,242
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Length: 17
  • Bedroom Master1 Width: 15
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Length: 15
  • Dining Room Width: 14
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Name: 5 BR
  • Other Rm1 Length: 15
  • Other Rm1 Level: Upper 1
  • Other Rm1 Width: 15
  • Bedroom Second1 Length: 15
  • Bedroom Second1 Width: 11
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: True
  • Family Room Length: 17
  • Family Room Width: 13
  • Family Room Level: Lower 1
  • Other Rm2 Name: Sun Room
  • Other Rm2 Length: 12
  • Other Rm2 Width: 8
  • Other Rm2 Level: Main
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 3
  • Bedroom Third1 Length: 15
  • Bedroom Third1 Width: 11
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Upper 1
  • Kitchen1 Length: 14
  • Kitchen1 Width: 9
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 1
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Length: 15
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Width: 13
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Level: Upper 1
  • Living Room Length: 22
  • Living Room Width: 15
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Listing Area: Philadelphia – 19119
  • Subdivision: MT Airy (East)
  • Listing ID: 6998968
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