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8847 NORWOOD AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19118

$1,795,000 
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,538 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 8847 NORWOOD AVE, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

"Hollowood," a miniature estate in Chestnut Hill, is a picture from a storybook. Wonderful collection of three lovingly restored 19th century out-buildings nestled on a breathtaking 3 acre hillside riven by a whispering brook. Enchanting gardens with a delightful combination of manicure and naturalism provide an incredible setting for open-air entertaining. Main residence is a carefully restored carriage house with custom woodwork crafted to match the period of the original details. Main level features a large living space with fireplace, balcony, exposed beams, and wide plank floors, as well as library, dining room with exquisite built-ins, kitchen, and powder room.~The upper level offers the master suite with 2 Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens, 2 full baths and an additional versatile living space. The lower level bedroom has an en suite bath and glass doors leading to a stone terrace and fountain.~Spacious second residence, featuring library with skylights, kitchenette, bedroom and 1~ baths, offers space for guests or opportunity for passive income. Greenhouse studio with reflecting pond & wood stove is perfect for an afternoon retreat or warming up between sledding runs. Eleven flagstone and brick terraces dotting the landscape provide ideal lookout points from which to enjoy the magic of "Hollowood." This peaceful retreat is within walking distance to the village of Chestnut Hill and offers quick and easy access Center City Philadelphia and New York via rail.

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: PHILADELPHIA
  • State: PA
  • Zip: 19118
  • Area: Philadelphia – 19118
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 3.160
  • Stories: 2
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths Total: 4
  • Baths (F/H): 3/1
  • Living Area (SqFt): 2,538 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 27325.00
  • Year Built: 1867
  • Listing#: 6994469
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • List Date: 6/1/2017
  • Last updated on: 11/21/2017

Property Features for 8847 NORWOOD AVE, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

  • Design: 2-Story
  • Property Age: 150
  • Electric Service: 400+Ampselec
  • Foundation: Slab
  • Heating: Htpump-Ebkup, Forced Air
  • Interior Features: Skylight(S), Cathedral/Va, Ceilngfan(S), Woodstove, 2Ndkitchen, Exposedbeams, Baywindow
  • Main Entrance: Foyer
  • Pool Type: Nopool
  • Sewer Septic: Onsiteseptic
  • Water: Public
  • Basement Type: Full, Fully Finished
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Fireplace: Onefp
  • Garage Spaces: 2-Cargarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Lowflrlndry
  • Main Bedroom: Fullbath-Mbr, DRSSNGRM-MBR
  • Porch Deck: Balcony
  • Room List: Den/Stdy/Lib
  • Cooking Fuel: Eleccooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Fullkit-Noei
  • Floor: Wood
  • Garage Type: Attached, Oversizedgar
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Lot Description: Slopinglot, Openlot, Trees/Wooded
  • Parking: 3+Carparking, Drvwy/Off STR
  • Roof: Metal
  • Styles: Carriage House
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 8847 NORWOOD AVE, PHILADELPHIA PA 19118

  • County: Philadelphia-Pa
  • School District: Philadelphia
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: True
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Onefp
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • Lot Dimensions: 540 X IRREG
  • New Construction: False
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Rooms: 8
  • Swimming Pool: No
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Assessment: 777700.00
  • Total Taxes: $10,886
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Master1 Width: 12
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Length: 10
  • Dining Room Width: 18
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Name: Library
  • Other Rm1 Length: 8
  • Other Rm1 Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Width: 18
  • Bedroom Second1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Second1 Width: 16
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: False
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 2
  • Bedroom Third1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Third1 Width: 12
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Lower 1
  • Kitchen1 Length: 10
  • Kitchen1 Width: 8
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 1
  • Living Room Length: 20
  • Living Room Width: 20
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Listing Area: Philadelphia – 19118
  • Subdivision: Chestnut Hill
  • Listing ID: 6994469
Courtesy of Rob Lamb, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
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