Gorgeous Colonial on Over an Acre

6601 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119

Sold for $1,190,000

A rare opportunity to own this historical and stunning Center Hall Georgian Colonial by the great Philadelphia architect John Hall Rankin (1868-1952), who designed and built it for his private residence in 1904 picking a location just one block from the wonderful trails of the Wissahickon Park. Freshly painted with Gorgeous original details throughout are complemented by the improvements made by the current owners including a new roof in 2019! This is the perfect home for entertaining with a lovely updated kitchen, stunning family room, living and dining rooms, multiple fireplaces and French doors opening to the garden and an acre of land with detached garage and adjoining green house. Highlights of the completely remodeled and designed kitchen area include: Thermador Range, center island, Granite counter tops, wine fridge, beautiful custom cabinetry with a matching built-in Sub-Zero fridge, adjoining breakfast room and wet bar. The 2nd floor highlights include a private master suite with full marble bath, shower and a sitting room. A second corner bedroom includes a private bath. One Jack and Jill suite and additional bedroom and hall bath. Corner office at the end of the hall completes the floor. The third floor was designed with family in mind with large, gorgeous family room, multiple bedrooms, storage room, workout room, cedar closet and two full baths.The home sits on a large 1-acre lot with fountain, and 2 car detached garage with attached green house. Enjoy the nearby picturesque villages, shopping, restaurants and a short commute by 2 train systems to Center City.

The Essentials

  • 6+ bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half baths
  • 7730 sq ft home on 1.08 acres
  • Updated chef's kitchen with large center island, Thermador Range and custom cabinetry
  • Stunning family room
  • Private master suite with full marble bath and sitting room
  • Third floor with gorgeous family room, multiple bedrooms, cedar closet and two full baths
  • 2-car detached garage with greenhouse
  • Walk to Fairmount Park, the shops of Mount Airy, and easy access to Chestnut Hill and Center City
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6601 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119

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