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7801 LINCOLN DR
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

$895,000 Price reduced from $950,000 (-$55,000)
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 4,550 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 7801 LINCOLN DR, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

Nestled between Lincoln Drive and Cross Lane, is a French farmhouse designed by H. Louis Duhring in 1907. The distinguished architect demonstrated considerable skill and taste in transforming a nineteenth-century icehouse into a comfortable residence. This is a "thoroughly livable home" House Beautiful magazine wrote in 1910. Situated on a substantial lot, the house features a vertical garden: an old stone wall luxuriant with ferns and rhododendrons. With original arts-and-crafts details intact, the main living spaces retain their rustic character. Spectacular original stairs. The generous living room offers a huge fieldstone fireplace, seven large windows overlooking the gorgeous grounds, and glass-paned doors leading to a sun porch. High ceilings, original pine floors, original oak beams and woodwork throughout. Bright kitchen (stainless steel and granite) with big windows and a door out to a secluded slate terrace, private and lush. Pantry closet, butler pantry. Breakfast room. Bright, beamed dining room. 4 spacious bedrooms plus Family Room plus Office with 3.5 baths. Includes a very large master bedroom with dressing room. All the views are lovely and include a picturesque stone cottage across the lane. 2-zone central AC and 4-zone radiator heat. Huge walk-out basement. Excellent storage throughout. Just blocks from Fairmount Park, Germantown Avenue, Pastorious Park, and the St. Martins train station. Note: this home offers virtually unlimited PARKING directly in front and on the side of home. Parking for multiple cars at all times.

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: PHILADELPHIA
  • State: PA
  • Zip: 19118
  • Area: Philadelphia – 19118
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 0.380
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths Total: 4
  • Baths (F/H): 3/1
  • Living Area (SqFt): 4,550 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 16472.00
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Listing#: 6980633
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • List Date: 5/10/2017
  • Last updated on: 8/20/2017

Property Features for 7801 LINCOLN DR, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

  • Design: 2.5-Story
  • Property Age: 110
  • Electric Service: 200-300Ampel
  • Fireplace Features: Lr/Grfirep
  • Heating: Gas, Radiator, Zoned
  • Interior Features: 9Ft+Ceiling, ExposedBeams
  • Main Entrance: Center Hall
  • Pool Type: Nopool
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public
  • Basement Type: Full, Outside/Wlko
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Garage Spaces: Nogarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Bsmtlaundry
  • Main Bedroom: Sitarea-Mbr, Walkinclstmb
  • Porch Deck: Patio
  • Room List: Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room
  • Cooking Fuel: Gascooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Breakfast Room
  • Floor: Wood
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Lot Description: Corner Lot, Irregular Lot, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
  • Parking: 3+Carparking, Street
  • Styles: Farm House, French
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 7801 LINCOLN DR, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

  • County: Philadelphia-Pa
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Elementary School: Jenks Abram
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: True
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • Lot Dimensions: 250X70 (IRR)
  • New Construction: False
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Swimming Pool: No
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Assessment: 630400.00
  • Total Taxes: $8,824
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: True
  • Family Room Level: Upper 1
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 3
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Upper 1
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 1
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Level: Upper 1
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Listing Area: Philadelphia – 19118
  • Subdivision: Chestnut Hill
  • Listing ID: 6980633
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